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Clippers Central: December Recap

Clippers Central: December Recap

The Clippers’ first game last month was on December 1st at Frank Crane Arena, where they took on the Powell River Kings. After a quick goal by Kyle Kramer, the teddy bears came flying but from there, the Kings got three unanswered goals. In the third, the Clippers were looking to come back but the … Continue reading

Bucs Place First in their Division

Bucs Place First in their Division

The Junior B Buccaneers had their Christmas wishes granted in December, winning 6 of 8 games and coming out first place in their division with 38 points. The team kicked off December at Kerry Park Arena, beating the Islanders 4-2; Foglietta got two goals while Dunlop and Renwick each added one. The following week at … Continue reading

Clippers Central

Clippers Central

The Clippers started November off on a road trip. Their first game in Vernon had to be decided in overtime and it was a 4-3 loss for Nanaimo. The following night on November 3rd the Clippers went into overtime again. This time the game went in their favour with the Clippers winning 2-1 against Salmon … Continue reading

Canada’s Trampoline Champ

Canada’s Trampoline Champ

Rosie Maclennan is the 24-year-old trampolinist who won the only gold medal for Canada at the 2012 Olympics. She says that to mentally prepare for a big competition, like the Olympics, she doesn’t think about the outcome, she just focuses on the task at hand.  “In many ways, it’s just another day of jumping,” she … Continue reading

Jason Garrison: From the Clippers to the Canucks

Jason Garrison: From the Clippers to the Canucks

The Canucks’ newest defensemen, Jason Garrison, started his career with the Nanaimo Clippers under the helm of head coach, Bill Bestwick in 2003. He played two seasons with the Clippers, tallying 29 goals and 60 assists for a total of 89 points in 109 games.