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Home course advantage for Thompson

A course record 73 in round one set the stage for Donna Thompson as she captured her third B.C. Senior Ladies' provincial championship on Wednesday at the Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club in Roberts Creek.

Coast riders pass the test in Squamish

Mountain bike enthusiasts from the Coast made Squamish home last weekend as 27 riders competed in the Test of Metal mountain bike festival. The 30 degree-plus temperature combined with the challenging course made for a memorable weekend.

Dempster shows signs of a return

Gibsons' Ryan Dempster has been going back to where it all began this spring - the minor leagues. Dempster's long road back to the majors has taken him to minor league parks all over the U.S. mid-west.

Coast riders up to the challenge

On The Edge race club and other local riders were at it again this weekend competing in a pair of events. Several racers entered the Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race while a huge contingent were at the second B.C.

Senior Ladies tee off Monday

The Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club is busy preparing for a prestigious ladies' golf championship next week. The 2004 B.C. Senior Ladies' Championship is set to tee off at the course in Roberts Creek on Monday morning at 8 a.m.

Haynes looks for shot with Team B.C.

Four North Shore basketball players will vie for a spot on the Basketball B.C. U15 provincial team this weekend.

Strong showing at provincials for Elphi

Athletes from Elphinstone Secondary School continued their impressive track and field season with a strong showing at last weekend's provincial finals in Burnaby.

Budding star qualifies for Summer Games

Madison Shoemaker is hardly ever seen these days without her tennis racket. It's no wonder she loves the game so much. At just 10 years old, the Pender Harbour girl is a rising tennis star on the Coast. She qualified for the B.C.

Canada's top racers set to do battle

The stage is set for Canada's top adventure racers to compete at the first ever Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) in Sechelt. On Saturday, June 12, teams will arrive from all over B.C.

Senior boys claim North Shore title

Chatelech Secondary School won its first high school mountain biking championship last week after the senior boys claimed the North Shore title.