B.C. Games

Danae Moore and Buddy. File photo

Langley equestrian vaulter dominates at BC Games

Danae Moore takes home four gold medals, winning every individual event

Danae Moore and Buddy. File photo
Nelson Reflections head coaches Erin Fitchett (left) and Brooke Madore (right) celebrate with Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen after the pair won five of Nelson’s 11 medals at the BC Summer Games. Photo submitted

Nelson wins 11 medals at BC Games

Five of those were won by swimmers Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen

  • Jul 23, 2018
Nelson Reflections head coaches Erin Fitchett (left) and Brooke Madore (right) celebrate with Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen after the pair won five of Nelson’s 11 medals at the BC Summer Games. Photo submitted
The Zone 2 boys team: (front, left) Alex Witt, Jake Bartels, Sebastien Manuel, Adam Einarson, Jado Krahn, Kiran Grewal, (back row) Jeremy Finn (coach), Bennett Witt, Levi VanderDeen, Quinn Pitcher, Josh Hall, Jacob Defeo, Colby Yurkiw, Austin Duff and Mike Smith (coach).-Image: Contributed.

Okanagan boys grab volleyball bronze at B.C. Games

Zone 2 defeats Zone 6 in two sets in third-place game Sunday in Nanaimo.

  • Jul 23, 2018
The Zone 2 boys team: (front, left) Alex Witt, Jake Bartels, Sebastien Manuel, Adam Einarson, Jado Krahn, Kiran Grewal, (back row) Jeremy Finn (coach), Bennett Witt, Levi VanderDeen, Quinn Pitcher, Josh Hall, Jacob Defeo, Colby Yurkiw, Austin Duff and Mike Smith (coach).-Image: Contributed.
The Zone 2 girls celebrate their gold medal win Sunday at the BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.-Image: Cary Mellon

Okanagan teams strike double gold at BC Games

Zone 2 boys and girls win respective basketball titles in Nanaimo.

  • Jul 23, 2018
The Zone 2 girls celebrate their gold medal win Sunday at the BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.-Image: Cary Mellon
UPDATED: Vernon swimmer collects handful of BC Games medals

UPDATED: Vernon swimmer collects handful of BC Games medals

Senna Entner wins five medals in the pool at the B.C. Summer Games on Vancouver Island

  • Jul 23, 2018
UPDATED: Vernon swimmer collects handful of BC Games medals
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

Video and photo montage of the summer games in the Cowichan Valley, July 19-22

  • Jul 23, 2018
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games
International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
BC Games torch at the closing ceremonies in Duncan on July 22, 2018 (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

The torch in the Cowichan Valley has been extinguished as Fort St. John gets ready to host the 2020 BC Winter Games

  • Jul 22, 2018
BC Games torch at the closing ceremonies in Duncan on July 22, 2018 (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Rachel Currie with Punch Buggie, her gold medal winner. Photo contributed

BC GAMES: Victoria athletes hit the podium

Gold, silver and bronze performances in equestrian, kayak, rowing, golf

  • Jul 22, 2018
Rachel Currie with Punch Buggie, her gold medal winner. Photo contributed
Gold medallists at BC Games only trained together for 1 day

Gold medallists at BC Games only trained together for 1 day

Ryan Goudron, Nathan Chan, Owen Pinto and Praise Aniamaka from Zone 4 - Fraser River ran together for the first time

  • Jul 22, 2018
Gold medallists at BC Games only trained together for 1 day
(BC Games Society)

Gold medals for Victoria rowers at BC Games

Both girls row out of the Victora City Rowing Club at Elk Lake

  • Jul 22, 2018
(BC Games Society)
Cloe Comstock holds a pose during the vaulting preliminary round on Saturday at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (BC Games Society)

Langley, Nelson, Abbotsford riders takes top spots in horse vaulting at BC Games

This weekend, athletes took to the Cowichan to deliver their best poses on horseback

  • Jul 22, 2018
Cloe Comstock holds a pose during the vaulting preliminary round on Saturday at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (BC Games Society)
(Kyle Christensen/BC Games Society)

Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games

Vancouver Coastal squeaked out a 3-2 win against Fraser Valley

  • Jul 22, 2018
(Kyle Christensen/BC Games Society)
Maple Ridge golfer John Kahlert scored an eagle during the B.C. Summer Games in Cowichan. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge golfer scores an eagle on the first day of competition at the B.C. Games

John Kahlert scored the eagle on the 9th hole at the Cowichan Golf and Country Club in Duncan.

Maple Ridge golfer John Kahlert scored an eagle during the B.C. Summer Games in Cowichan. (Contributed)
Maggie Banks receives the W.R. Bennett Award from Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley at the closing ceremonies of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

Shawnigan Lake’s Maggie Banks wins BC Games’ top prize

Rubgy star honoured with W.R. Bennett Award and scholarship

Maggie Banks receives the W.R. Bennett Award from Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley at the closing ceremonies of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Left-right: Kayla, Mariana, Mai and Anita from Zone 4. (BC Games Society)

Trio overcomes adversity at the BC Games

Zone 4 girl's 3x3 basketball team fought through injuries and conflicting schedules

  • Jul 22, 2018
Left-right: Kayla, Mariana, Mai and Anita from Zone 4. (BC Games Society)
(File photo)

Vernon product earns brass at BC Games

Senna Entner already claimed two bronze, one silver in 2018 BC Summer Games action

  • Jul 22, 2018
(File photo)
VIDEO: Sailing under the sun at the BC Games

VIDEO: Sailing under the sun at the BC Games

Maple Bay in the Cowichan Valley was host to dozens of athletes sailing on small prams to planing dinghys

  • Jul 22, 2018
VIDEO: Sailing under the sun at the BC Games
Jennifer Greggain of Chilliwack and Luke Bogdan of Abbotsford have a combined 15 years of coaching golf under their belts. (BC Games Society)

Why do they do it? Coaches guide kids to wins, personal bests at the BC Games

Behind the 2,300 B.C. athletes are the 450 coaches who dedicate time to help train, compete

  • Jul 22, 2018
Jennifer Greggain of Chilliwack and Luke Bogdan of Abbotsford have a combined 15 years of coaching golf under their belts. (BC Games Society)
Elkford’s Hannah Tracey shakes hands with opponents after a win for the Kootenays in girls volleyball at the BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 1: Hannah Tracey looks to mom as role model while at BC Games

'She has believed in me when I couldn't believe in myself,' Tracey said at BC Summer Games in Cowichan

  • Jul 22, 2018
Elkford’s Hannah Tracey shakes hands with opponents after a win for the Kootenays in girls volleyball at the BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)