Wednesday, May 22, 2024
May 22, 2024

Sports & Recreation

Tennis culture thrives on courts, at school

By MARGARET FISHER FOR Salt Spring Tennis Association It’s been a year of growth and success for junior tennis on Salt Spring Island with our students...

Salt Spring Sneakers close out island series

Submitted by SS Sneakers  The Salt Spring Sneakers Running Club had a steady contingent of race entries throughout the annual Vancouver Island Race Series from...

Grade 12 volleyball players compete at high level

BY MARCIA JANSEN  DRIFTWOOD contributor Seven Salt Spring high school students travel off island a few times a week for club volleyball in Nanaimo and Victoria.  Finn...

Windsor Plywood sponsorship boosts GISS athletics

Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) athletes have been given a big boost this school year thanks to sponsorship by Windsor Plywood Salt Spring. According to...

GISS swimmers wrap up season in Nanaimo

By BRAD BUNYAN GISS SWIM TEAM COACH The GISS Scorpions Aquatics team wrapped up their season Nov. 16-17, with the provincial championships being held in Nanaimo...

PDGA tourney attracts 80 disc golfers

Near-perfect fall weather welcomed 80 disc golfers over the weekend, as Salt Spring hosted its first Professional Disc Golf Association sanctioned B-Tier tournament Oct....

Salt Spring hosts pro disc golfers at tourney

Salt Spring’s disc golf scene marks a milestone this weekend, with its first Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) sanctioned B-Tier tournament taking place on-island.  This...

Hard work pays off for young Opti-class sailors

BY TIMOTHY HARVEY Special to the Driftwood The Salt Spring Island Sailing Club (SSISC) had a weekend of unprecedented success at the Royal Victoria Yacht Club’s...

Dragons finish year on high note 

Last races with team for founding coach Mary Rowles  by Donna Cochran Salt Spring’s dragon boat team brought home a bronze medal in the top grand...

Fifteen-year-old Goddard wins tennis title

By MARJORIE BLACKWOOD SPECIAL TO THE DRIFTWOOD When Mother Nature decreed a rainstorm take place on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 3, tournament director Justene...


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