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Blues finish tiering round

The Sunshine Coast Midget Blues finished their tiering round schedule last weekend with a 4-2 win over Seattle at the Sunshine Coast Arena on Saturday and a 5-2 road loss Sunday against Port Moody.

Minor leagues a blessing for Coast players

Kyle Bruce and Brad Wingfield are posting solid numbers so far this season with their respective U.S. pro teams.

Wet weather plays havoc with schedule

Saturday was a great day for soccer, unless you were a coach, sub or spectator! Rain to keep you cool and a wet pitch to make play interesting. The fields on the Coast were playable, but teams travelling to the Lower Mainland were not so fortunate.

United topples Squamish

A big second half paced the U14 United boys to a 6-3 win over Squamish in rep soccer action last weekend. Andrew Kraus scored in the first half for United, but they trailed 3-1 at halftime despite outplaying Squamish.

Pigs pick up big home win over Capilano

The Gibsons Pigs Men's Rugby Club returned to the pitch last Saturday, putting in a solid effort in a 24-10 win over Capilano.

Tietze wins series title

Gibsons' Eric Tietze captured the 2004 Pacific North West Motorcycle Association series last week, but it came with a price. In his race last weekend, Tietze and his family travelled to Washington State for the last event of the year.

Runners qualify for Boston Marathon

By a mere 17 seconds a Sechelt man has had his dream of qualifying to run in the Boston marathon come true.

Enver Creek captures tourney title

Seven teams from the Lower Mainland ventured to Chatelech Secondary School last weekend to take part in Chat's annual Chaudierre Classique senior girls volleyball tournament.

Strikers win bronze in mud bath

The U16 Boys' Strikers played a tournament in North Delta over the Thanksgiving weekend and came away with a bronze medal. Rain made the Delta fields a mud bath. The first game saw Skyler Lagace and Eric Lehman score as the Renegades won 3-2.

Pigs trounce United in all-Gibsons match

In the match to determine south Coast soccer supremacy, the two Gibsons sides met at Shirley Macey, where United went down 5-2 to the Pigs. Eoin Ross scored two, his first a cheeky chip over United's keeper.
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