Sports Shorts

What's happening in the Ladysmith sports scene? Find out here.

• The Mid-Isle Soccer Club is looking for volunteers to assist in making their float for the 25th annual Ladysmith Festival of Lights a success. Last year, the club submitted a float with about 150 Blue Army soccer players marching, singing, chanting, and generally enjoying themselves thoroughly. To get involved, please email mike-rankin@shaw.ca with the subject line: “I want to help with the parade!”

• The Ladysmith Steelers Football team will be playing their next game at John Barsby High School  in Nanaimo on Sat., Oct. 13. PeeWee games start at 11 a.m. with Junior Bantam to follow at 1 p.m. Come out and support your local Steelers!

• The Mid-Isle Highlanders U15 boys will see their next action Oct. 14 against Alberni Valley at Echo Field (in Port Alberni), while the U15 girls take on Comox Valley at Forrest Field in Ladysmith. Kick off for the U15 girls is 2 p.m. Come out and support your local Highlanders!