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BMXer Nyhaug 'our star'

The BMX BC Cup was held in Abbotsford last Sunday, featuring a new world-class track. Speaking of world class, Coquitlam's Tory Nyhaug competed.

Sharks hoping for a Keg of money

Coquitlam Sharks Aquatic Club is a finalist in the Keg Steakhouse's 40th anniversary Thanks a Million grant program. The Keg is offering 40 grants worth $25,000 each to organizations in areas that house a Keg Restaurant.

Tennis a literal smash in Coquitlam

Triumph taekwondo tackles PG

Eight members of the Port Coquitlam-based Triumph club achieved enormous success at the big International Taekwon-Do Federation Northern BC National Championships held recently in Prince George.

Reds rebound to rub out Royals

After getting smacked around in two games Saturday against the first-place Nanaimo Pirates, the Coquitlam Reds connected for a doubleheader sweep Sunday of the fourth-place Parksville Royals in B.C. Premier Baseball League action on Vancouver Island.

Iron workers burn up Oliver

Port Moody's Chris Tomkinson of the Pacific Rim Multisport Triathlon Club placed fifth in his age group (men's 40-45) and 26th overall among 785 finishers at the Oliver Half-Iornman on Sunday.

Riley big in Bandits victory

Kevin Riley zipped in two goals, including the winner, as the Port Moody Bandits bounced the Ladner Pioneers 5-3 in a Wester Coast Sr. 'B' lacrosse league game Sunday.

'Rocks, refs rob Adanacs; Saints win first

After getting robbed Friday in Victoria, the Coquitlam Adanacs returned home Saturday to withdraw two points from the goal-bankrupt Burnaby Lakers.

By George, he's golden in track

It was a photo finish and, by George, he won -- by a whisker. Nathan George of the Centennial Centaurs edged Brendon Restall of Victoria's Oak Bay by a mere one-100th of a second to win the boys 200-metre sprint final Saturday in the B.C.

Basketball boys of summer (almost)