Friday, June 9, 2023
June 9, 2023

Sports & Recreation

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...

Island girl pitches with B.C. champions

A 14-year-old Salt Spring athlete has had a taste of her future possibilities after being called up to help another team secure a provincial...

Grand slam punctuates midget team season

By MATT ENGLAND The Salt Spring Sonics midget boys baseball team finished their brief but memorable 2021 season last week.  After losing all of last season...

Youth soccer activities return

By MALCOLM LEGG DRIFTWOOD CONTRIBUTOR Soccer is back! With the positive announcements from the B.C. Ministry of Health, soccer players can once again play games, something they...

Dragonboat group plants tribute to Christensen family

by DONNA COCHRAN Spirit Point Dragons Salt Spring’s dragon boat members wanted to show our love and respect for Nils and Sheila Christensen who sponsored the...

Wild winter swimmers embrace the chill factor

By MARCIA JANSEN Driftwood Contributor Wild swimming — in lakes, rivers and the ocean — has gained popularity in the past years, and particularly during COVID-19....


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