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Volunteers provide the strength of Bowen Island Football Club

If anyone has soccer on the brain it's Morgan Quarry, the general manager of the Canadian men's national soccer team. Quarry has also dedicated much of his time as the president of the Bowen Island Football Club.

Exciting changes for Bowen Island Taekwondo

On Saturday, December 10, three young students of Bowen Island Taekwondo tested for their black belts. Devon Thompson and Brian Cuba achieved the rank of second Dan (or degree) black belt and Dawson Taylor achieved his first Dan black belt.

On frozen pond: Red beats Pink in final

The Bowen Island co-ed soccer league completed Season 5 last Saturday as Red United whitewashed Pink FC 3-0 to take home the Wooden Trophy before 34 fans on a frozen AT field at BICS.

Bowen Island reindeer reign

They pranced and they dashed. Decked out in various forms of reindeer finery, the reindeer run collective herd raised $1,767 at this year's fifth annual Reindeer Run, with all proceeds benefiting the Bowen Island Christmas Hamper.

Run, reindeer, run

T'was not long before Christmas, When all through our isle, not a creature was stirring, at least not for awhile When what to my wondering eyes should appear, But Bowen trails, hot cocoa, and a community of Reindeer! A sweet and strong lady, so livel

Thrill of a lifetime

It takes determination and dedication to run a 42 kilometer marathon. But to run in the New York City marathon, one of the world's greatest road races, along with more than 100,000 participants, takes a very special type of person.

North Shore football league plays on Bowen

In what was likely the very first organized football game in the history of Bowen Island, two teams from the North Shore's Gordon Sturtridge Football League played at the BICS field on Sunday morning, Oct. 16.

Island kids take part in B.C. Place ceremony

In what may have been the largest off-island migration of Bowen Islanders, 370 boarded the Queen of Cap last Sunday, Oct. 2 more than 10 per cent of Bowen - and headed to the newly refurbished B.C.

Young islanders sail into the record books

The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club's 26th Commodore Cup at RVYC was held from Aug. 30 to Sept. 3 and was a special one for Bowen. The Island sent 11 competitors to the event.

Island gymnasts join 20,000 athletes in Lausanne

After years of training together in the BICS gym, eight gymnasts from Bowen Island ventured to Lausanne, Switzerland for the 2011 World Gymnaetrada event in July. They were representing Canada at one of the biggest mass sports events in the world.