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Andy Prest

Andy Prest

Andy Prest is the sports editor for the North Shore News and writes a biweekly humour/lifestyle column. He was given the 2016 George Cadogan Memorial Outstanding Columnist Award by the Canadian Community Newspaper Association. Andy thinks you look really fit these days – have you been working out? Send your sports tips or updates on your humour/lifestyle to Andy at aprest@nsnews.com.

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Recent Work by Andy

Three Carson Graham students raise thousands for Heart and Stroke Foundation with class project

Three Carson Graham students raise thousands for Heart and Stroke Foundation with class project

The BC Bolt challenge gets people moving for a month while raising money and awareness
Virtual track meet gives North Shore high school athletes one last chance to shine

Virtual track meet gives North Shore high school athletes one last chance to shine

School teams from across North and West Vancouver revel in (hopefully) last COVID-era competition
North Vancouver's Connor Bedard named WHL Rookie of the Year

North Vancouver's Connor Bedard named WHL Rookie of the Year

15-year-old phenom leads all WHL rookies in points despite missing several games while playing for Team Canada
Prest: Naomi Osaka raises important questions about athletes and media. Let's answer them!

Prest: Naomi Osaka raises important questions about athletes and media. Let's answer them!

Tennis star withdraws from major tournament citing anxiety over speaking to the media
Two friends start cocktail infusion business after COVID job losses

Two friends start cocktail infusion business after COVID job losses

North Vancouver's Monique Zizzy and Squamish's Karen Hope make a major pivot amid pandemic
North Vancouver Olympian Alannah Yip giving climbing clinic as part of VIMFF

North Vancouver Olympian Alannah Yip giving climbing clinic as part of VIMFF

Here's your chance to learn from the first ever Canadian woman to compete in sport climbing at the Olympic Games
Playing through: University-bound lineman ready to finally get back on the gridiron

Playing through: University-bound lineman ready to finally get back on the gridiron

North Vancouver's Joe McNulty making tough jump to next level after COVID wipes out entire Grade 12 season
North Shore sports groups jump back into action

North Shore sports groups jump back into action

B.C.'s reopening plan includes immediate return of outdoor sports, but high school athletes are still left on the sidelines
Four North Shore baseball players join Team Canada in bid for Olympic berth

Four North Shore baseball players join Team Canada in bid for Olympic berth

Will McAffer, Scott Richmond, Tyson Gillies and Michael Crouse join several other B.C. players as Team Canada faces tough test in qualifier
Prest: The rules for quidditch don't make any sense

Prest: The rules for quidditch don't make any sense

We need real sports back in our lives so this columnist will stop ranting about how dumb the rules are for the fake sport Harry Potter plays