Spartans bring back bronze from provincial meet

Three Chilliwack Spartan swimmers combined for five podium finishes at the BC AAA Championships in Kamloops.

The best of the best among Chilliwack Spartan swimmers traveled to Kamloops last weekend for the BC AAA Championships.

Six hundred of the top 18-and-under athletes competed.

Colton Peterson captured double bronze in the 16-and-over boys division, placing third in the 100 and 200 metre breaststrokes. He finished fourth in the 50m freestyle, fifth in the 1500m freestyle and sixth in both the 200 and 400m individual medleys.

In the same division, Carson Olafson earned bronze medals in the 100m and 400m freestyles. He was fourth in the 100m backstroke, fifth in the 100m fly and 200m backstroke and sixth in the 1500m freestyle.

Competing in the 11-and-under boys division, Sean Deacon battled to bronze in the 800m freestyle, finishing eighth in the 100 and 200m butterflies. Calvin Dumont-Belanger was seventh in the 200m butterfly.

Sixteen year old Jessie Gibson narrowly missed the podium in five races. Gibson finished fourth in the 100 and 200m freestyles, 100 and 200m flies and 200m individual medley. She was fifth in the 200m backstroke.

Just Posted

RCMP’s auto theft team nabs Chilliwack suspect

Kao Daniel Macaulay, well-known to police, arrested in stolen red Honda on March 20

UPDATE: Man with gunshot wound drives into ditch on Chilliwack River Road

Serious crimes investigators believe early morning shooting to be targeted

WATCH: Rally at MP’s office Friday in Chilliwack to stop KM pipeline

Water samples from Chilliwack rivers were delivered to MP Strahl’s office in a symbolic gesture

Garrison store going to new heights for children’s charity

Save-On Foods employees raising cash for BC Children’s Hospital, by throwing managers from airplane

Tourism Chilliwack brings home industry award of excellence

Sto:lo Welcome Figures carving project outside the Visitor Centre loomed large in the win

Vancouver Aquarium’s resident octopus released into ocean

Staff let the Giant Pacific octopus go into the waters near Bowen Island so she can reproduce

Canucks sing the Blues as they fall to St. Louis 4-1

Berglund nets two, including the game-winner, to lift St. Louis over Vancouver

Calving season brings hope for Cariboo ranchers

Still a lot of work ahead to recover from the wildfires

Canada’s Kaetlyn Osmond wins figure skating world title

The 22-year-old fwon the women’s singles crown with her Black Swan routine

B.C. pooches celebrate National Puppy Day

Check out some of the submissions from around B.C. for National Puppy Day 2018

Alberta tells B.C. to stop opposing pipelines if it doesn’t like gas prices

John Horgan said he would like to see the federal government step in to deal with high gas prices.

B.C. mother hit in truck rampage dies

Family confirms mother of four Kelly Sandoval dies almost two months after being hit.

B.C. officials failed to tell Kiwis Fraser Health CEO had been fired in 2014

New Zealand spending scandal exposes Dr. Nigel Murray 2014 exit from B.C. job

PHOTOS: Students exhibit stunning paper couture dresses

22 paper made gowns will be on display at Vancouver’s Oakridge Centre until March 27

Most Read