Monday, February 26, 2024
February 26, 2024

Sports & Recreation

Island swimmers clean up at Crystal Pool competition

Four Salt Spring swimmers competed at Crystal Pool in Victoria on Sunday at the first Victoria Special Olympics swim meet. Mahjor Bains placed first in...

Local boys bring home wrestling medals

Salt Spring Island wrestlers have spent the early part of 2018 proving their skills around the province, with recent tournaments in Abbotsford and Campbell...

SIMS team earns top mid-island spot

Salt Spring Island Middle School’s Grade 8 boys basketball team won the mid-island championship title on Friday. “They have had a stellar basketball season,”...

Old Boys outclass Cowichan Classics in 6-0 ‘away’ win

By FRASER HOPE Driftwood Contributor Diplomatic negotiations at the highest level resulted in Old Boys acceding to a Cowichan request for a home game instead of...

Old Boys splash their way to victory against Vic West

By FRASER HOPE DRIFTWOOD CONTRIBUTOR The portents were there for everyone to see. A depleted Vic West side with five travelling players. A tsunami warning that never...

Close games at Nairn Howe basketball tourney

The 13th annual Nairn Howe Memorial Basketball tournament went off without a hitch, except for one team needing to withdraw due to a lack...

Nairn Howe tourney at GISS this week

One of Salt Spring’s major sporting events runs this week at Gulf Islands Secondary School gymnasium. The 13th-annual Nairn Howe Memorial Basketball Tournament begins...

Young island wrestlers nab medals

The Gulf Islands Secondary and Salt Spring Island Middle School wrestling teams brought home eight medals at the annual Cougars Invitational wrestling tournament in...

Darby McIntyre retires from competitive gymnastics

By MARCIA JANSEN DRIFTWOOD CONTRIBUTOR Darby McIntyre had to make one of the hardest decisions in her life so far. The 17-year-old Salt Spring girl retired from...

Predictions prove tricky for Sneakers troupe

SUBMITTED BY SS SNEAKERS On Saturday, Dec. 9, the Salt Spring Sneakers running group held its Ninth Annual Prediction Run. Unlike most competitions, the...


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