B.C. Games

Maggie Banks delivers a pass to one of her Vancouver Island-Central Coast teammates during a match against the Kootenays at the 2018 BC Summer Games girls rugby sevens tournament on Friday, July 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

ZONE 6: Rugby star Maggie Banks carries family legacy to BC Games

Shawnigan Lake student and Coquitlam native following her parents to the national program

  • Jul 20, 2018
Maggie Banks delivers a pass to one of her Vancouver Island-Central Coast teammates during a match against the Kootenays at the 2018 BC Summer Games girls rugby sevens tournament on Friday, July 20. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)
Hailey (left) and Emily Besse will be representing the Fraser Valley at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games this weekend in the sport of equestrian.

Abbotsford’s Besse sisters: Vaulting to greatness at BC Games

Local siblings heading to Cowichan to compete in equestrian

Hailey (left) and Emily Besse will be representing the Fraser Valley at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games this weekend in the sport of equestrian.
Todd Blumel takes a break during the final stages of construction of the hammer cage for the BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games hammer cage a community project

Cowichan rallies together to make cage a reality

Todd Blumel takes a break during the final stages of construction of the hammer cage for the BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island

More than 2,000 athletes will compete in 18 sports from Friday to Sunday

  • Jul 19, 2018
BC Games ready to begin on Vancouver Island
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BC Games: Dance, spoken-word highlights at Opening Ceremony in Cowichan

Hundreds of athletes and thousands of volunteers, coaches, parents and officials

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Myah Gallie of Vernon brings a cannon arm to the Zone 2 girls fastball entry for the B.C. Summer Games. (Photo Submitted)

Gallie going for gold at BC Games

Vernon 16-year-old a slugger with Zone 2

Myah Gallie of Vernon brings a cannon arm to the Zone 2 girls fastball entry for the B.C. Summer Games. (Photo Submitted)
More than 3,000 athletes and other visitors are expected to visit the Cowichan Valley during the BC Summer Games, July 19-22. (File photo)

West Shore to have strong showing at B.C. Games

Close to 50 athletes set to compete

More than 3,000 athletes and other visitors are expected to visit the Cowichan Valley during the BC Summer Games, July 19-22. (File photo)
There’s room for a huge crowd at Laketown Ranch, so head on out and enjoy the party. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)

BC Games opening ceremonies promise to be magical

Features Shane Koyczan and his band, Asani, parade of athletes, and lots more

  • Jul 18, 2018
There’s room for a huge crowd at Laketown Ranch, so head on out and enjoy the party. (Lexi Bainas/Gazette)
Certificates and celebratory cake were handed out as the Delta Sport Council held a send-off for Delta’s 2018 BC Summer Games athletes, coaches and officials on July 12. (James Smith photo)

Delta athletes, coaches and officials set to participate in BC Games

53 athletes and 17 coaches, officials and adult supervisors from Delta are taking part in the games

Certificates and celebratory cake were handed out as the Delta Sport Council held a send-off for Delta’s 2018 BC Summer Games athletes, coaches and officials on July 12. (James Smith photo)
Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)

BC Games marks 40 years in 2018

Cowichan Games a milestone for BC Games Society

Kelly Mann, president and CEO of the BC Games Society. (Black Press photo)
Vernon players on Zone 2 volleyball entry in the B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley, from left, Levi VanderDeen, Josh Hall and Jacob Defeo. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)

Vernon trio gives Zone 2 huge size, skill at BC Games

For B.C. Summer Games volleyball in Cowichan Valley

Vernon players on Zone 2 volleyball entry in the B.C. Summer Games in the Cowichan Valley, from left, Levi VanderDeen, Josh Hall and Jacob Defeo. (Kevin Mitchell/Morning Star)
Two Sooke athletes to compete at B.C. Games

Two Sooke athletes to compete at B.C. Games

Opening ceremonies take place July 19 in Cowichan

  • Jul 6, 2018
Two Sooke athletes to compete at B.C. Games
Pete Quevillon, KidSport B.C. director, back left, Selena Pellizzari and Eloy Fiandor, Community Sport Hero Award winners, Nanaimo Mayor Bill McKay, Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog and Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell were part of the B.C. Games 40th anniversary special event at the Nanaimo Museum on May 2. Missing from the photo are award winners Rick Bevis and Brian Boas. NEWS BULLETIN photo

B.C. Games honour four of Nanaimo’s sports volunteering heroes

Volunteer coaches and administrators recognized at B.C. Games' 40th-anniversary event

  • May 14, 2018
Pete Quevillon, KidSport B.C. director, back left, Selena Pellizzari and Eloy Fiandor, Community Sport Hero Award winners, Nanaimo Mayor Bill McKay, Nanaimo MLA Leonard Krog and Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell were part of the B.C. Games 40th anniversary special event at the Nanaimo Museum on May 2. Missing from the photo are award winners Rick Bevis and Brian Boas. NEWS BULLETIN photo
Penticton Western News letters to the editor.

Letter: B.C. Games give memories to last a lifetime

Junior curlers represented the Summerland and Penticton rinks at the B.C. Winter Games

  • Apr 13, 2018
Penticton Western News letters to the editor.
Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association product Aidan Danby helped B.C. pick up silver in the under-18 Canadian Lacrosse Association field lacrosse national championship in Saskatoon last year. Submitted photo

B.C. Games field lacrosse qualification for Thompson-Okanagan

Field lacrosse players are invited to try out for Zone 2

  • Apr 7, 2018
Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association product Aidan Danby helped B.C. pick up silver in the under-18 Canadian Lacrosse Association field lacrosse national championship in Saskatoon last year. Submitted photo
Vancouver Island-Central Coast gymnastics athletes celebrates a bronze medal in team competition. Nanaimo athletes pictured include Sierra Schuler, left, and Mylah Vanden-Elsen, middle row, middle. B.C. GAMES PHOTO/FLICKR

Nanaimo athletes make it onto the podium at B.C. Games

Nanaimo, Lantzville youths medal in gymnastics, judo, karate and badminton

  • Mar 10, 2018
Vancouver Island-Central Coast gymnastics athletes celebrates a bronze medal in team competition. Nanaimo athletes pictured include Sierra Schuler, left, and Mylah Vanden-Elsen, middle row, middle. B.C. GAMES PHOTO/FLICKR
From left to right: Alexa Ohlund, Allie Donnelly (sitting), Nicole Hollander and Cate McArthur. Submitted photo.

Four youngsters talk about B.C. Games experiences

They competed in rhythmic gymnastics, coming in fourth

  • Mar 9, 2018
From left to right: Alexa Ohlund, Allie Donnelly (sitting), Nicole Hollander and Cate McArthur. Submitted photo.
Daniel Loban (at right) celebrates his silver medal at the Kamloops 2018 B.C. Winter Games on Feb. 23. Kelowna's Xander Appels, at left, won the bronze. - Credit: Kristi Patton/Black Press

Lake Country local takes silver at B.C. Games

Daniel Loban won silver in the first ever snowboard cross event

Daniel Loban (at right) celebrates his silver medal at the Kamloops 2018 B.C. Winter Games on Feb. 23. Kelowna's Xander Appels, at left, won the bronze. - Credit: Kristi Patton/Black Press
Sola Seib performs a big spread over the 50 foot table in the U14 big air female division in the freestyle skiing competitions at BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)

Terrace freestylers fly high at B.C. Games

It was the first big competition for all except one youth from the Shames ski and snowboard club

Sola Seib performs a big spread over the 50 foot table in the U14 big air female division in the freestyle skiing competitions at BC Winter Games. (BC Games photo)

B.C. Games results from West Shore athletes

17 athletes, coaches and officials from the West Shore competed in the B.C. Games

  • Mar 3, 2018