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Run for Rwanda supports girls' education

It has become a tradition to start Bowfest day with a run for a good cause. At 8:30 a.m.

Bowen soccer enthusiasts travel to Denman

The seventh annual Denman Island soccer tournament attracted a large Bowen crowd, ready and keen to play soccer. A true family affair, this tournament helps to support soccer on Denman.

Success for Bowen baseball players

For Bowen Island youth, playing baseball means commuting to Vancouver for games as well as practices. The schedule can be demanding but Fraser Durrant says that the season has been a lot of fun for the players as well as the coaches.

J&E Backhoe ProAm a great success

The weather was fantastic and the course was in pristine condition for the third annual J&E Backhoe ProAm at the Bowen Island Golf Club on Monday, July 15.

Stand up paddle boarding comes to Tunstall Bay

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) has gained a lot of popularity the past couple of years, and for good reason. It's a fun and easy way to enjoy beautiful scenery, soak in some vitamin D and experience that peaceful bliss of being on the water.

J&E Backhoe ProAm

The J&E Backhoe ProAm is in its third year and runs annually as an event on the Srixon PGA of BC Tour ( ) on Monday, July 15, starting at 11:30 a.m.

Setting sail for a good time

One of the benefits of living on an island is the easy access to the water and the Bowen Island Yacht Club (BIYC) invites children and youth to make use of the beautiful summer weather and come sailing.

Amy Adams pitches for Celtics

The Bowen Island Men's Fastpitch league has a new addition this year that makes its name slightly misleading a woman. Amy Adams, now with the Celtics, has become the first woman this century to play in the league and likely only the second ever.

The Ultimate experience

Leaping through the air to chase down a frisbee while listening to the teachings of coach Joanna Quarry and junior team coach Taryn Haggerstone is just part of the routine for the group of IPS students.

Bowen athlete takes top honours

The Bowen boys have done it again.For the fourth year, a Bowen Islander has won the West Vancouver Secondary School Grade 8 Male Athlete of the Year award.