Sunday, June 23, 2024
June 23, 2024

Sports & Recreation

Athletics association aims to help island athletes with travel costs

Four Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) volleyball players have had provincial-level experience this season, with some now headed to national championships. None of the athletes...

International One Metre sailboat championships on Salt Spring this weekend

By MARTIN HERBERT The Salt Spring Island Sailing Club (SSISC) is hosting the 2023 Canadian national championships for the International One Metre (IOM) class...

Phoenix organizes elementary school basketball tourney

An islands-wide basketball showdown is spinning up thanks to Phoenix Elementary School, an effort that will bring together Grade 6 and 7 students from...

McIntyre on world championship cheer team

By MARCIA JANSEN As a teenager, Darby McIntyre was one of the best gymnasts in our country. Since studying at the University of Victoria, she...

Gymnastics group makes move to SIMS in merger with circus program

Members of the Salt Spring Gymnastics group had a busy Sunday moving equipment from their longstanding home at Fulford Community Hall to the Salt...

Sneakers prepare for season with Prediction Run food bank fundraiser

BY SUSAN GORDON Special to the Driftwood Saturday, Dec. 10 saw the annual running of the Sneakers Prediction Run event, a non-race in which participants predict...

GISS swimmers end season at provincials

By BRAD BUNYAN GISS SWIM TEAM COACH Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) swimmers spent two weekends last month in heavy competition, first against the other schools...

GISS senior boys soccer team off to provincials; donations needed for trip costs

UPDATE: The GISS senior boys finished 13th out of 16 teams at the provincial championships with a 2-2 record. They lost their first two...

Dragons take gold at Guts and Glory event

By Donna Cochran SPECIAL TO THE DRIFTWOOD  Spirit Point Dragons teamed up with Fairway Gorge Maximus Power on Sept. 17 in their final festival of the...

Stingrays wrap season at provincials

By MAC FLETT SS Stingrays coach The Salt Spring Stingrays finished off the season with some wicked races at the 2022 BCSSA provincials held in Kamloops,...


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