Logger sports returning to Port McNeill

Logger sports, Canskate and drag racing in this week's sports briefs.

PORT McNEILL—Port McNeill’s Logger Sports Society will host its fourth annual Logger Sports competition July 6 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the waterfront logger sport grounds on Broughton Blvd.

Newcomers are welcome to sign up, and several practice sessions have been set up for June for those interested in trying out logger sports. Practice nights will be held on Tuesdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 7-8 p.m.

Volunteers are also needed; no experience necessary.

Deadline to enter is July 2; entry forms and other competition information is available at www.vancouverislandnorth.ca/loggersports. For additional info, call Andrew at 250-230-1851.

 

 

 

Canskate sign-up

Registration for the annual Canskate summer lessons at Chilton Regional Arena is scheduled for Tuesday, June 4, from 3-4:30 p.m. upstairs at the arena in Port McNeill.

Forms will also be available for pick-up and drop-off at Timberland Sports, and registration will be available on the first day of Canskate, July 2.

The ice will return the first two weeks of July for both figure skating lessons and hockey camps led by NHL defenseman Clayton Stoner and by veteran B.C. clinic instructor Lou Lemire.

 

 

 

Drag racing returns

The North Island Timing Association will resume its annual Rumble on the Runway drag racing series June 22-23 at Port McNeill Airport, and volunteers are being sought to help out at this summer’s events.

The June race weekend is the first of three in the Rumble series. Additional races follow the weekend of July 20-21 and Aug. 24-25. Time-ins begin at 10 a.m. each day, with elimination heats starting at 1 p.m.

Volunteer duties would include working the race gate, timing, track sweeping and more. To volunteer or for more info, email Gaby at gwick@telus.net or call 250-902-9115.

 

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