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Bowen ball player joins Great Warriors of Maui

Bowen Island kids don't often continue playing baseball but there is one islander who kept it up, and got so good that he's made the pros. Matt Walker started where other young Bowen players start, at Cypress Park.

Try out stand up paddling

Summer is in full swing at Bowen Island Sea Kayaking with tours, camps and a brand new fleet of stand up paddleboards and classes.

Light green trumps orange

Finally, after many seasons of red and black dominating the coed league, a new colour has come forth and claimed the coed wooden trophy.

Bowen at its best at the summer sailing programs

When we moved to this little isle in the Salish Sea, we envisioned that our kids would have hours (or days or weeks) of playing on the beach and splashing in the ocean. It's one of the best parts of Bowen, after all.

Bowen youth at WVSS score high in athletic achievement

There's a historical tradition of having great athletes on Bowen and this school year at West Vancouver Secondary School, island students added to it with strong, in some cases award-winning, performances.

Island teams play with respect

On June 9 and 10, Metrotown in Burnaby hosted Hockey Night in Canada's Play On 4 on 4 street hockey tournament ( www.playon.ca ). Approximately 451 teams came out to play in divisions ranging from Tidbits (seven and under) to Adult Elite.

Bowen Building Centre golf tourney great success

The Bowen Building Centre sponsored the Irly Spring Swing at the golf course that was held Sunday, June 3, at the Bowen Golf Club with 120 playing in the Texas Scramble event.

Aaron's run keeps memory alive

The weather decided to cooperate this past Sunday while 115 runners, walkers and mom's with babies in strollers made their way across Bowen Island for Aaron's Run.

All hands on deck for the Round Bowen Race

On June 9, Bowen's shores will be inundated with over 100 sailboats eagerly awaiting the 24th annual Round Bowen Race to commence at 10 a.m.

2011 champs on top, Twins plummet to basement

The Bowen Island Fastpitch League is a quarter of the way through season 27 and the changing of the guard that began last season with the Digger's historic triumph continues.