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Racers compete in final event of the year

Racers compete in final event of the year

Three drag races this year, all in sunshine, and all insured and COVID-authorized. Sechelt Airport saw the year’s final race on Saturday, Sept.
Tuwanek man runs Sunshine Coast Trail in record 27 hours and 20 minutes

Tuwanek man runs Sunshine Coast Trail in record 27 hours and 20 minutes

Hikers of Canada’s longest hut-to-hut trail have a new record to beat. Professional ultra long distance runner Nick Duff completed the 178-kilometre Sunshine Coast Trail (SCT) in a fastest known time of 27:20:00.
West Vancouver edges out Sunshine Coast in rare Nat Bailey game

West Vancouver edges out Sunshine Coast in rare Nat Bailey game

The Sunshine Coast Baseball Association (SCBA) 15U Bantams took on their counterparts from West Vancouver Minor Baseball on Saturday, Aug. 29 at Vancouver’s world-famous Nat Bailey Stadium, in a game which no one thought would be possible.
Ryan Dempster gives baseball youth ‘big league day’ at Nat Bailey Stadium

Ryan Dempster gives baseball youth ‘big league day’ at Nat Bailey Stadium

Baseball players on the Sunshine Coast were thrown a curveball when their league games were cancelled because of COVID-19, but now they have the chance to play where the pros do, thanks to a hometown major leaguer.
Budd and stepson gear up for Aug. 21 bouts at Bellator 244

Budd and stepson gear up for Aug. 21 bouts at Bellator 244

Former featherweight world champion Julia (The Jewel) Budd will be stepping back into the ring for the first time since she lost her title in January. The Roberts Creek mixed martial artist will take on Jessy (The Widowmaker) Miele on Aug.
Powell River oldies chalk up wins in two classes

Powell River oldies chalk up wins in two classes

At Sunday’s drag races in Sechelt, one of the Powell River cars was 70 years old – but in the skilled hands of Chris Moretto, the Oldsmobile Rocket charged to victory in the Super Street class at the members-only event.
Cricket comes to the Coast

Cricket comes to the Coast

Sunshine Coast Cricketers
Drag races are on

Drag races are on

The Sunshine Coast Drag Racing Association (SCDRA) has received approval from Vancouver Coastal Health and the District of Sechelt for the Aug. 9 drag race at Sechelt Airport. This event will be limited to a maximum of 50 participants.
Drag racers roar in ‘Lockdown Showdown’

Drag racers roar in ‘Lockdown Showdown’

On Sunday, July 6, did the Coast feel a tectonic shift, or hear heavy artillery? No, it was just Roberts Creek racer Brian McLennan in his Ford Falcon taking the win over Kenmac’s speed king Shawn Boyd in his mighty Mercury Cougar, in the final Hot R
Malaspina Regatta – a perfect day on the water

Malaspina Regatta – a perfect day on the water

The Garden Bay Sailing Club held its 31st annual Malaspina Regatta on July 4. Due to the COVID situation, the regatta was on and off during the past few months – mostly off.