B.C. Games

Julianne Moore (right, foreground) and Lys Milne (right, background) approach a hurdle in the 1500m steeplechase race during the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan. (Lois DeEll/BC Games)

Shuswap athletes showcase medal-worthy performances in BC Games

Gold in basketball, soccer among highlights for Thompson-Okanagan team

  • Jul 24, 2018
Julianne Moore (right, foreground) and Lys Milne (right, background) approach a hurdle in the 1500m steeplechase race during the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan. (Lois DeEll/BC Games)
Julianne Moore (foreground) and Lys Milne approach a hurdle in the 1,500m steeplechase race during the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan. (Lois DeEll/BC Games)

Shuswap athletes showcase medal-worthy performances in BC Games

Gold in basketball, soccer among highlights for Thompson-Okanagan team

  • Jul 24, 2018
Julianne Moore (foreground) and Lys Milne approach a hurdle in the 1,500m steeplechase race during the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan. (Lois DeEll/BC Games)
Surrey's Adam Pederson, a member of Ocean Athletics, clears a hurdle at BC Summer Games. (BC Games photo)

Surrey, White Rock athletes win big at BC Games

More than 200 local athletes competed at Cowichan-hosted event last week

Surrey's Adam Pederson, a member of Ocean Athletics, clears a hurdle at BC Summer Games. (BC Games photo)
B.C. Games participants from Vancouver Island - Central Coast (zone 6) kicked the Games off in style. (Kevin Rothbauer/ Black Press)

West Shore athletes bring home impressive hardware from B.C. Games

Vancouver Island-Central Coast earned 145 medals

B.C. Games participants from Vancouver Island - Central Coast (zone 6) kicked the Games off in style. (Kevin Rothbauer/ Black Press)
Above: The BC Summer Games Kootenay Team (Zone 1) at the Opening Ceremonies in the Cowichan Valley. At right: Summer Blackmore from Cranbrook scored two second half tries against the Northwest team for her Kootenays team in their 10-10 draw. Summer has been playing Rugby for three years now, and this is her first BC Summer Games. Her favourite memory of the Game's has been the opening ceremonies and Saturday when she made a game saving tackle on the try line.  Cole Moskovicz photo

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

The torch in the Cowichan Valley has been extinguished as Fort St. John gets ready to host the 2020 BC Winter Games

  • Jul 23, 2018
Above: The BC Summer Games Kootenay Team (Zone 1) at the Opening Ceremonies in the Cowichan Valley. At right: Summer Blackmore from Cranbrook scored two second half tries against the Northwest team for her Kootenays team in their 10-10 draw. Summer has been playing Rugby for three years now, and this is her first BC Summer Games. Her favourite memory of the Game's has been the opening ceremonies and Saturday when she made a game saving tackle on the try line.  Cole Moskovicz photo
Danae Moore and Buddy. File photo

Langley equestrian vaulter dominates at BC Games

Danae Moore takes home four gold medals, winning every individual event

Danae Moore and Buddy. File photo
Nelson Reflections head coaches Erin Fitchett (left) and Brooke Madore (right) celebrate with Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen after the pair won five of Nelson’s 11 medals at the BC Summer Games. Photo submitted

Nelson wins 11 medals at BC Games

Five of those were won by swimmers Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen

  • Jul 23, 2018
Nelson Reflections head coaches Erin Fitchett (left) and Brooke Madore (right) celebrate with Ashley and Brooke Sonnichsen after the pair won five of Nelson’s 11 medals at the BC Summer Games. Photo submitted
The Zone 2 boys team: (front, left) Alex Witt, Jake Bartels, Sebastien Manuel, Adam Einarson, Jado Krahn, Kiran Grewal, (back row) Jeremy Finn (coach), Bennett Witt, Levi VanderDeen, Quinn Pitcher, Josh Hall, Jacob Defeo, Colby Yurkiw, Austin Duff and Mike Smith (coach).-Image: Contributed.

Okanagan boys grab volleyball bronze at B.C. Games

Zone 2 defeats Zone 6 in two sets in third-place game Sunday in Nanaimo.

  • Jul 23, 2018
The Zone 2 boys team: (front, left) Alex Witt, Jake Bartels, Sebastien Manuel, Adam Einarson, Jado Krahn, Kiran Grewal, (back row) Jeremy Finn (coach), Bennett Witt, Levi VanderDeen, Quinn Pitcher, Josh Hall, Jacob Defeo, Colby Yurkiw, Austin Duff and Mike Smith (coach).-Image: Contributed.
The Zone 2 girls celebrate their gold medal win Sunday at the BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.-Image: Cary Mellon

Okanagan teams strike double gold at BC Games

Zone 2 boys and girls win respective basketball titles in Nanaimo.

  • Jul 23, 2018
The Zone 2 girls celebrate their gold medal win Sunday at the BC Summer Games in Nanaimo.-Image: Cary Mellon
UPDATED: Vernon swimmer collects handful of BC Games medals

UPDATED: Vernon swimmer collects handful of BC Games medals

Senna Entner wins five medals in the pool at the B.C. Summer Games on Vancouver Island

  • Jul 23, 2018
UPDATED: Vernon swimmer collects handful of BC Games medals
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games

Video and photo montage of the summer games in the Cowichan Valley, July 19-22

  • Jul 23, 2018
VIDEO: A look back at the 2018 BC Games
International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

BC Games triathletes take on their coaches in fun race

Alumni, coaches and competitors from all eight zones across the province teamed up and raced

International-level competitor and Team BC alumnus Brent Hoel heads out of the water and toward the bike racks during Saturday morning’s relay featuring current BC Games triathletes, coaches, and alumni at Brentwood College School. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
BC Games torch at the closing ceremonies in Duncan on July 22, 2018 (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)

BC Games: Day 3 wrap and closing ceremonies

The torch in the Cowichan Valley has been extinguished as Fort St. John gets ready to host the 2020 BC Winter Games

  • Jul 22, 2018
BC Games torch at the closing ceremonies in Duncan on July 22, 2018 (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Rachel Currie with Punch Buggie, her gold medal winner. Photo contributed

BC GAMES: Victoria athletes hit the podium

Gold, silver and bronze performances in equestrian, kayak, rowing, golf

  • Jul 22, 2018
Rachel Currie with Punch Buggie, her gold medal winner. Photo contributed
Gold medallists at BC Games only trained together for 1 day

Gold medallists at BC Games only trained together for 1 day

Ryan Goudron, Nathan Chan, Owen Pinto and Praise Aniamaka from Zone 4 - Fraser River ran together for the first time

  • Jul 22, 2018
Gold medallists at BC Games only trained together for 1 day
(BC Games Society)

Gold medals for Victoria rowers at BC Games

Both girls row out of the Victora City Rowing Club at Elk Lake

  • Jul 22, 2018
(BC Games Society)
Cloe Comstock holds a pose during the vaulting preliminary round on Saturday at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (BC Games Society)

Langley, Nelson, Abbotsford riders takes top spots in horse vaulting at BC Games

This weekend, athletes took to the Cowichan to deliver their best poses on horseback

  • Jul 22, 2018
Cloe Comstock holds a pose during the vaulting preliminary round on Saturday at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (BC Games Society)
(Kyle Christensen/BC Games Society)

Lower Mainland teams battle for baseball gold at BC Games

Vancouver Coastal squeaked out a 3-2 win against Fraser Valley

  • Jul 22, 2018
(Kyle Christensen/BC Games Society)
Maple Ridge golfer John Kahlert scored an eagle during the B.C. Summer Games in Cowichan. (Contributed)

Maple Ridge golfer scores an eagle on the first day of competition at the B.C. Games

John Kahlert scored the eagle on the 9th hole at the Cowichan Golf and Country Club in Duncan.

Maple Ridge golfer John Kahlert scored an eagle during the B.C. Summer Games in Cowichan. (Contributed)
Maggie Banks receives the W.R. Bennett Award from Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley at the closing ceremonies of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)

Shawnigan Lake’s Maggie Banks wins BC Games’ top prize

Rubgy star honoured with W.R. Bennett Award and scholarship

Maggie Banks receives the W.R. Bennett Award from Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA Doug Routley at the closing ceremonies of the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games. (Kevin Rothbauer/Black Press)