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A school year of change for the better

Good things can happen when a little light goes on. That's what happened this year to The Record high school athlete of the year. "It really didn't get very good until this year. I just changed my attitude to everything, not just sports.

New West bantams take third, miss a second bronze

New Westminster minor lacrosse picked up a third-place medal at the B.C. bantam lacrosse championships in Victoria last weekend.

B.C. wins second bronze at u-18 grid Canada Cup

Two big plays by Mikey Carney was all B.C. needed to win the bronze medal at Football Canada's under-18 Canada Cup in Lethbridge, Alta. Carney, the Grade 11 provincial high school player of the year, was named B.C.

Salmonbellies drop third game, but still No. 1

The New Westminster Salmonbellies suffered a major upset in the Western Lacrosse Association last week. The unheralded Burnaby Lakers knocked off the No.

Lax series starts today

New Westminster's B.C. Junior Lacrosse League semifinal series starts tonight (Wednesday) against Delta. The Islanders swept the Langley Thunder in straight games, ending the first-round best-of-three series with a 15-10 win on Monday.

First-timers win reinstated Giro

The fourth Giro di Burnaby could not have been better scripted. Two first-year entrants, Cameron MacKinnon of Calgary and 19-year-old Saskatchewan rider Julia Garnet, won their debut races in the centrepiece of B.C.

Girls' nationals come to New West

Royal City-trained girls will be front and centre at the 2011 national girls' lacrosse championships in New Westminster, beginning Saturday. B.C.

Club at forefront of sevens game

When Burnaby's Rain De Guzman recently helped showcase the game of rugby 7s at Empire Field, it might have been his crowning moment in the game.

WLA names a new lax boss

Years of battling in the political arena of New Westminster may have prepared Casey Cook for his newest volunteer position with the Western Lacrosse Association.

NWSS names sports award winners

Kamila Rogic-McLean and Jamie Wandell were named the Grade 12 female and male athetes of the year at New Westminster Secondary School last month.