Mariners spring into 2018

Though the weather may not feel like it, spring is just around the corner. Soccer season officially ended in dramatic fashion, and we are reaching the final stretch for our remaining Mariners teams. Here’s everything you need to know in prep for the spring sports season. Men’s Basketball The Men’s team opened 2018 with impressive … Continued

Profile: Myles Mattila

You wouldn’t think that hockey and mental health go together, but with lots of time spent on the road and away from family, those in the sport don’t have it easy. Myles Mattila, 16-year-old Okanagan Rockets right wing and mental health advocate, challenges those preconceptions. Signs of mental health issues aren’t always apparent— something Mattila … Continued

Rempal leads Clippers to win over Chiefs

By contributor Reid Eccles The Chilliwack Chiefs were in Frank Crane Arena on Sunday, October 18th, with the intention of defeating a tired Nanaimo Clippers squad that’d taken a loss to the Wenatchee Wild the night before, but the Clippers’ showed no signs of fatigue. The Clippers opened the scoring with three minutes left in … Continued

Returning Veterans pace Clippers strong start

By contributor Ben Chessor The Nanaimo Clippers have begun with a solid start for the 2015-2016 British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) season. After falling just two wins shy of the league championship last season, the Clippers look poised to take another run at the Fred Page Cup. This season looks like it will be a … Continued

Vees down Clippers in Overtime

The Penticton Vees picked up their first win of the BCHL Championship. As the visiting Vees picked up a 2-1 overtime victory over the host Clippers. Tyson Jost scored the winner for Penticton just 57 seconds into overtime. Despite the loss in game three, the Clippers still hold a 2-1 lead in the series. The … Continued

Clippers prepare for League Championship

For the first time since 2008 the Nanaimo Clippers will compete for the Fred Page Cup and the right to be called BCHL champions. The only thing standing in the Clippers’ way are the regular season’s champions, the Penticton Vees. The Clippers advanced to the finals with a 2-0 victory in Nanaimo on Thursday, April … Continued

Clippers one win away from Island Championship

For the second straight series, the Nanaimo Clippers played a do-or-die game seven on home ice, this time with the BCHL Island Championship on the line. The Clippers and their opponent, the Powell River Kings, were tied 3-3 after the first six games of the Island Championship series. The home team has won every game … Continued

Buccaneers crowned by Glacier Kings

The VIJHL playoffs got off to a promising start for the Nanaimo Buccaneers as the team won the opening game of their series against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings. But the game one victory was all the Buccaneers could muster as they lost the first round series to Comox Valley in five games. The Buccaneers … Continued

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