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Owen Carney named to Ski Hall of Fame

Squamish's Owen Carney, one of the founders of the Whistler Weasel Workers, will be inducted into the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame on Nov. 13 in Ottawa.

Capturing the flag

Run as fast as you can. It's a guiding principle of Squamish's flag football team, the Blue Bullets. The Bullets, aged six to nine, don't tackle, but they still work hard on the field.

Men's league ready for a fast, clean season

GM Place is dark, but Brennan Park Arena will still be hopping with some fast, clean hockey this fall. The Howe Sound Men's Hockey League is ramping up for its 26th season with four teams and a renewed sense of fair play.

Soccer Sounders off to big start

Soccer season is unrolling at a rapid pace for the Howe Sound Secondary school's senior boys soccer team. The Sounders play around two games a week and are at three wins and one loss. "The games are back to back," said head coach Pepsi Takhar.

B.C. Windsurf Fleet Championships come to Porteau Cove

Summer blew away with the onslaught of fall, but windsurfers hope warmer temperatures and winds of at least eight knots will last through next weekend for the B.C. Windsurf Fleet Championships.

The boys of fall come out

If the men you know mysteriously disappear every Sunday morning, and reappear a few hours later, they're probably among the approximately 200 men who play in the Howe Sound Men's Soccer League.

Football Bantam Titans beat Redskins

It's going to have to be all about control - but winning is still nice. The Bantam division Squamish Titans played an aggressive game in Gordon Sturtridge League (GSL) football play Sunday (Sept. 26) at Brennan Park and beat the Redskins 19-0.

Kvick too quick

North Vancouver's David Kvick was the big winner of the ninth annual running of the Sea2Summit. The adventure racer covered the two-day course in a time of 11:11:19 and he crossed the finish line ahead of all the other competitors.

Hammers hit the ultimate home run

A long-time local sports organization has reached the ultimate milestone in the sport of slo-pitch - equivalent to a grand slam home run, a no-hitter, the perfect game.

Rippin' it

A cornerstone in Squamish's ultra-active mountain biking community has wrapped up as yet another huge success. The fourth annual G.K. Ripper, named after former Kona pro rider Graham Kuerbis, took place on Sunday (Sept.