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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.

Athens: the experience of a lifetime

Amidst the sound of deafening cheers in the Olympic Stadium in Athens last month, the biggest Paralympic Games in history began. More than 3,800 athletes from 146 countries paraded proudly into the marble-laden stadium.

Coast runner wins Grouse Grind U18 title

Saturday morning Oct. 2 saw the start of the 14th annual Grouse Grind, a 2.9 km trail with an elevation gain of 3,700 feet that resembles a goat path in the Himalayas.

United solid in one-goal win

Glen Coady saw his men's team, the IGA Selects, lose their first game and first place, but his boys struck for goals as their rep teams won two games last weekend.

Rangers, Raiders tied for first

Only a few weeks into to the 2004/05 men's A-division hockey league, a real battle for first place has started.

Pigs bounce Selects from first

It was a great sunny day this week for soccer, and the sun finally set on the Selects empire as Gibsons Pigs pounded them 5-1.

Coast teams smiling after big weekend

Smiles were in order last weekend as Coast rep soccer teams had a load of success on the pitch. Saturday saw Glen Coady's U12 boys' Storm win their first game 2-0.

Pigs feeling the Blues

The Gibsons Pigs fell to 1-2 after a 28-7 loss against the Blues in Chilliwack last Saturday. Gibsons headed to Chilliwack three players short and managed to pick up one player when they got to the field.

Raiders lead after week two

The Inlet Raiders took over the early season lead with a pair of wins in men's A-division hockey action.