Lacrosse

Nate Clark, left, of the West Shore Bears drives in on an Oceanside defender during the Junior B club’s championship win July 31 at Archie Browning Sports Centre. The Bears won 14-3 to go undefeated for the season. (Photo by Paula Harris)

West Shore Bears wind up undefeated Jr. B lacrosse season

Bears won all six games, following an undefeated 2019 season

 

Brenden Jamieson in action with the Nanaimo District Secondary School. (Submitted photo)

Parksville lacrosse standout Jamieson earns U.S. college scholarship

Young player commits to University of Indianapolis

 

The Nanaimo Timbermen and Victoria Shamrocks compete in Western Lacrosse Association action in Nanaimo during the 2019 season. (News Bulletin file photo)

WLA cancels another senior A lacrosse season due to COVID-19

Western Lacrosse Association, Major Series Lacrosse announce cancellation of Mann Cup

The Nanaimo Timbermen and Victoria Shamrocks compete in Western Lacrosse Association action in Nanaimo during the 2019 season. (News Bulletin file photo)
New lacrosse players practiced shooting drills during a “Try It” session at the Glenwood Centre on Thursday, March 18. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Young Vancouver Island athletes giving lacrosse a try

Alberni Valley Minor Lacrosse Association introduced new players to Canada’s sport

New lacrosse players practiced shooting drills during a “Try It” session at the Glenwood Centre on Thursday, March 18. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Colton Lidstone of the Nanaimo Timbermen juniors in action versus the Coquitlam Adanacs during the 2019 season. Lidstone was taken by the senior A T-men in the WLA Draft last week with the fourth selection of the first round. (News Bulletin file photo)

Timbermen add talent as all involved hope to see lacrosse back on the floor

Nanaimo makes three selections in the first two rounds of draft

Colton Lidstone of the Nanaimo Timbermen juniors in action versus the Coquitlam Adanacs during the 2019 season. Lidstone was taken by the senior A T-men in the WLA Draft last week with the fourth selection of the first round. (News Bulletin file photo)
Seen here with the provincial box and field lacrosse teams, Cobble Hill’s Josh MacDonald has been drafted by the junior A Nanaimo Timbermen. (Submitted)

Timbermen draft Cowichan’s Josh MacDonald

‘Rave reviews’ for Cobble Hill lacrosse player

Seen here with the provincial box and field lacrosse teams, Cobble Hill’s Josh MacDonald has been drafted by the junior A Nanaimo Timbermen. (Submitted)
Lacrosse player Patrick Dodds, 19, got his start playing for the Saanich Tigers in Braefoot Park and has now been drafted to the Calgary Roughnecks for the upcoming National Lacrosse League season. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Calgary Roughnecks draft young Saanich lacrosse star for coming NLL season

Going pro at 19 is ‘surreal,’ says Patrick Dodds

Lacrosse player Patrick Dodds, 19, got his start playing for the Saanich Tigers in Braefoot Park and has now been drafted to the Calgary Roughnecks for the upcoming National Lacrosse League season. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Oceanside Sharks Junior B player Tanner Allan will be joining the University of Lourdes Gray Wolves field lacrosse team in Ohio. — Michael Briones photo

Mid-Island lacrosse player recruited by Ohio’s Lourdes University

Qualicum’s Tanner Allan set to suit up for Gray Wolves

Oceanside Sharks Junior B player Tanner Allan will be joining the University of Lourdes Gray Wolves field lacrosse team in Ohio. — Michael Briones photo
The Saanich Tigers Lacrosse Association came together for a virtual passing practice from their separate homes as the COVID-19 pandemic halts in-person play. (Courtesy of Candace White)

VIDEO: Saanich Tigers lacrosse players showcase skills in virtual passing video

Team building goes online with season on hold due to COVID-19

The Saanich Tigers Lacrosse Association came together for a virtual passing practice from their separate homes as the COVID-19 pandemic halts in-person play. (Courtesy of Candace White)
Juan de Fuca Whalers PeeWee A1 team has started a creative way to practise while in social isolation during COVID-19. Parents sent a video of their kids passing the ball to one another to demonstrate team spirit. (Courtesy of Candace White)

VIDEO: West Shore lacrosse team makes virtual practice video during COVID-19

‘Keep the sticks in your hands, keep practicing,” says team manager

Juan de Fuca Whalers PeeWee A1 team has started a creative way to practise while in social isolation during COVID-19. Parents sent a video of their kids passing the ball to one another to demonstrate team spirit. (Courtesy of Candace White)
Adam Torry, right, is pictured in action during the Elite 100 recruiting event for lacrosse players, last summer at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Photo supplied

Vancouver Island lacrosse player earns way to Illinois college

Basketball and volleyball take back seat for Comox Valley athletic star

Adam Torry, right, is pictured in action during the Elite 100 recruiting event for lacrosse players, last summer at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. Photo supplied
Rob Hellyer of the Toronto Rock looks for the net. Hellyer was acquired by the Victoria Shamrocks for the upcoming season. (Photo by Martin Deland)

Victoria Shamrocks acquire NLL and MSL all-star

Rob Hellyer brings offensive power to the Shamrocks

  • Apr 27, 2018
Rob Hellyer of the Toronto Rock looks for the net. Hellyer was acquired by the Victoria Shamrocks for the upcoming season. (Photo by Martin Deland)