Sports briefs: Badminton, curling and more

A curling jitney, badminton club, hockey and more on the Alberni sports scene

Badminton starts at Athletic Hall

Kids ages eight to 18 years are encouraged to come out to the Alberni Athletic Hall and try out badminton.

The Alberni Athletic Junior Badminton Club meets Mondays and Thursdays at the Athletic Hall on Roger Street, next to the AV Multiplex. Ages eight to 12 years play from 6–7 p.m. and ages 13–18 play from 7–8 p.m.

Rackets and badminton birds are provided. All youth need are running shoes.

The first session for registration and play is Monday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m.

Check out curling at Sept. 24 jitney

The Alberni Valley Curling Club kicks off its season on Saturday, Sept. 24 with a season opener jitney—a beverage and burger night followed by a non-competitive game.

The game starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door. Please call 250-723-3111 to register.

Hometown hockey tour

Rogers Hometown Hockey is coming to Nanaimo on Feb. 26, 2017. Preparations for the national event are underway.

The event will be televised.

 

Just Posted

Septic truck rolls over without a spill west of Port Alberni

Single vehicle crash took place on Klekhoot Crescent

Vancouver Island partners sign hull design contract for floating LNG project

Steelhead LNG and partner Huu-ay-aht First Nations say the agreement was signed in Barcelona

RAISE A READER 2018: Port Alberni popup book event a success

First Book Canada brought 16,000 books for distribution in B.C.-wide event

ARTS AROUND: Port Alberni husband and wife team showcase their art

Art and Linda Campbell join the Rollin Art Centre until Oct. 12

Knacker’s Yard brings Celtic sound to Port Alberni

Eight-piece band will be returning to Alberni Valley for a west coast party

Sproat Lake hosts fall dragon boat regatta

Port Alberni’s Sproat Ness Dragons earn third place

Fresh-faced Flames fend off Canucks 4-1

Vancouver drops second straight NHL exhibition contest

Scheer pushes Trudeau to re-start Energy East pipeline talks

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer questioned the Prime Minister over Trans Mountain project

Mistaken identity: Missing dog claimed in Moose Jaw belongs to another family

Brennen Duncan was reunited with a white Kuvasz that was found in Saskatchewan

Abandoned kitten safe and sound thanks to B.C. homeless man

‘Jay’ found little black-and-white kitten in a carrier next to a dumpster by a Chilliwack pet store

Police chief defends controversial marijuana seizure

Advocates said cannabis was part of an opioid-substitution program in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

VIDEO: B.C. deer struggles with life-preserver caught in antlers

Campbell River resident captures entangled deer on camera

Trans Mountain completes Burrard Inlet spill exercise

Training required, some work continues on pipeline expansion

Supporters of B.C. man accused of murdering Belgian tourist pack courtoom

Family and friends of Sean McKenzie, 27, filled the gallery for brief court appearance in Chilliwack

Most Read