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Year in ReVIU

Above: 📷 viu.ca By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Chloe Gummer, Forward In her first year as a Mariner, Chloe Gummer was named a PACWEST All-Star for her high scoring season.  Chloe was among the leading scorers in the division, finishing the season with six goals. In the Mariners’ final match at Nationals, Chloe scored a hat-trick, and was named player of the match. “I want to continue with this success,” she says. “I plan to work hard this summer to be at the same level by next year.” For the off-season, Chloe is focused on her studies. She plans to […]

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Mariners volleyball recap at CCAA Nationals

By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Riding high off their performance at the PACWEST provincials, the Mariners headed into the CCAA National Volleyball Championships with momentum on their side. The women’s team placed 3rd at nationals, and returned home with bronze medals. They won their first match against the Cavaliers de Bois-de-Boulonge 3-0. In their second match against the Lakeland Rustlers, the Mariners lost 3-0. The Mariners then defeated the Lynx d’Edouard-Montpetit 3-0 to get into the bronze medal match. The Mariners then beat the Grand Prairie Regional College Wolves 3-1 to secure their medals. The men’s team placed […]

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Men’s volleyball: Mariners go to nationals with wildcard win

Above: The Mariners front line jumps up to make a block. Courtesy of North eld Photography By Sports and Lifestyle Editor Cole Schisler Despite taking silver in the championship match against the Camosun Chargers, the Mariners secured their wildcard spot by beating the Douglas Royals in an exciting three-set match. In their match against the Royals, the Mariners were charged up; fresh from their first-round bye, the Mariners had something to prove. The two teams battled in the first set, the teams traded points back and forth to tack the tally up to 31-29. The Mariners finished the match by […]

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Hometown Hockey gives small town vibe

Above: 📷 Molly Barrieau By Arts Editor Cheryl Folland CBC’s Hometown Hockey event, February 25-26, was an excellent way to kick off Nanaimo’s spring and summer outdoor event season. Though the weather was a little chilly at the start, cold had no impact on community engagement. Many businesses had food and drink specials for the duration of the event. There was a noticeable traffic increase, both on foot and vehicular, in Nanaimo’s downtown core. Pedestrians of all ages crowded the streets sporting their favourite hockey gear, ranging from Nanaimo’s own Clippers to NHL favourites. The City of Nanaimo employees worked hard […]

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