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Athletic prowess takes young islander to Colombia

Athletic prowess takes young islander to Colombia

Many Bowen Island athletes have ventured far afield to play their sport. Baseball pitchers Robbie Watson and Matt Walker played in the U.S.
Underdog Loggers take the 2017 Slopitch season

Underdog Loggers take the 2017 Slopitch season

Saturday’s rain was no-match for the enthusiastic players with the Bowen Island Co-Ed Slopitch Baseball League. They brought out their batting helmets (mandatory for the day) and gave it their all for the league’s final tournament.
Women dominate in 21k race around Mount Gardner

Women dominate in 21k race around Mount Gardner

Five years ago, when Phil Osborne moved to Bowen and ran around Mount Gardner for the first time, he thought the loop around was too good to be true for a trail running race.
Golf community faces annual fight for survival

Golf community faces annual fight for survival

The Bowen Island Golf Club is not just a place to play golf. For members and non-members alike, our public golf course is a social centre.
Fastpitch 2017 wraps up with a win by the Twins!

Fastpitch 2017 wraps up with a win by the Twins!

The Twins and the Diggers had something of a rivalry throughout this fast pitch season. The two teams met one last time on Sunday evening to determine the league championship and in a dramatic seventh inning, the Twin’s scored three runs for the win.
Bowen FC helps pass passion for sport through generations

Bowen FC helps pass passion for sport through generations

Phil Carlington says that when his family was living in the UK, “football” was not an option for his young daughter, Emily.
Silver medal caps off 7-year ringette career

Silver medal caps off 7-year ringette career

Twelve-year old Lola Quicili wrapped up her seven years as a ringette player by winning a silver medal at the Western Canadian Ringette Championships in Winnipeg last month. Ringette, by the way, isn’t just hockey for girls.
Young Bowen footballers shine at first tournament

Young Bowen footballers shine at first tournament

U-10 Bowen FC team ties for first in Surrey The Bowen Island Football Club’s Under 10 team played in their first soccer tournament this weekend: the Surrey Mayor Cup. The team won three of our four matches and tied one.
The future looks bright for Bowen athlete

The future looks bright for Bowen athlete

Before entering grade eight, Elliott Beamer had never played a team sport, but when he started at West Vancouver Secondary School he decided to take up football.
Dip into the fountain of youth at Pilates open house

Dip into the fountain of youth at Pilates open house

Pilates is the fountain of youth. No, that’s not a quote by Joseph Pilates, the originator of this popular form of exercise, but rather a comment from a longtime client. That’s the magic of Pilates exercise … it makes you feel young.