Thursday, March 30, 2023
March 30, 2023

Sports & Recreation

Log collision ends Salt Spring team’s R2AK bid

A Salt Spring team racing in a trimaran met a rapid and disappointing end to a no-engine race that stretched from Victoria to Alaska. The...

Skaters impress at Kanaka park competition

By MARGRIET RUURS SPECIAL TO THE DRIFTWOOD A long-awaited event took place in Ganges on Saturday.  The Fracas at Kanaka skate park offered a rare opportunity for...

GISS Rowers Shine At National Championship Event

A small but mighty Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) rowing team went east to compete in a national championship, coming home with admirable results.  Five...

Salt Spring team set to race to Alaska

A Salt Spring Island crew will be among 49 teams competing in the sixth Race to Alaska (R2AK), a 1,389-kilometre race where no motors...

Rainbow master plan concept gets PARC approval

The future of the Rainbow Recreation Centre site became more clear on Tuesday after the Salt Spring Parks and Recreation Commission approved a final...

Five GISS rowers off to national championships

Five rowers from Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) have qualified to compete at the Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association (CSSRA) Regatta from June 3...

Adventurers to Recount 80 Km Traverse Across Vancouver Island

Anyone yearning for "live and in-person" tales of adventure can enjoy a presentation Thursday night called "Sea to Sky: a 10-day ski mountaineering traverse...

Lack of Indoor Practice Space Affects Soccer Teams

BY MARCIA JANSEN DRIFTWOOD CONTRIBUTOR  Salt Spring United’s youth soccer players are facing a challenging fall and winter.  School District 64 has closed the gymnasiums for community...

Sailing club hosts IOM racers

SUBMITTED BY THE SSI SAILING CLUB Gale warnings, rain and mayhem predicted for the Oct. 23-24 weekend did not deter the intrepid International One Metre...

Racers set for championship event at the Sailing Club

SUBMITTED BY THE SS SAILING CLUB Salt Spring’s sailing club is hosting the Canadian Radio Yachting Association Pacific Region International One Metre (IOM) Championships this...

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