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Mark Booth

Mark Booth

Mark Booth is the sports editor of the Delta Optimist, who also writes about a wide range of aspects in the community from business to lifestyles to arts and entertainment. If you have a sports tip or interesting story for Mark, you can reach him at mbooth@delta-optimist.com.

Recent Work by Mark

Quick trips to Point Roberts not close to pre-COVID levels

Quick trips to Point Roberts not close to pre-COVID levels

Latest U.S. Transportation Bureau statistics show 82,000 fewer people crossed the border in November and December compared to 2019
Delta curlers crowned U21 provincial champions

Delta curlers crowned U21 provincial champions

Emily Bowles and Meredith Cole are headed to the Canadian Junior Championships in Quebec this spring
Host South Delta earns bronze at U13A1 Winter Showcase

Host South Delta earns bronze at U13A1 Winter Showcase

West Vancouver takes top honours in eight team tournament held over the weekend at the Ladner Leisure Centre
Snowfall slowing Tuesday commute for Delta drivers

Snowfall slowing Tuesday commute for Delta drivers

Drive BC warns commuters to give themselves extra time to deal with slick and congested roads
New Delta Secondary scholarship in honour of hall of fame coach

New Delta Secondary scholarship in honour of hall of fame coach

Former teacher and coach Neil Murray has been involved in Delta Pacers basketball for five decades
Future is now for Delta's young Seaquam Seahawks

Future is now for Delta's young Seaquam Seahawks

Sunshine Hills school ranked top 10 in the province as Grade 10s and Grade 9s get loads of playing time
Delta drivers should expect delays on Highway 99 with work underway

Delta drivers should expect delays on Highway 99 with work underway

Work on damaged overpass expected to be completed by Feb.20
City miffed as vandal keeps targeting same Tsawwassen sports field

City miffed as vandal keeps targeting same Tsawwassen sports field

Thousands of dollars in damage for now unplayable field with latest overnight destruction the worst yet
Delta Islanders dip into Maple Ridge lacrosse talent in draft

Delta Islanders dip into Maple Ridge lacrosse talent in draft

B.C. Junior "A" Lacrosse League club uses three top 10 picks on players from Ridge Meadows
Tsawwassen's Turner up for Sport BC Athlete of the Year

Tsawwassen's Turner up for Sport BC Athlete of the Year

South Delta Secondary Grade 12 student is one of four finalists for the Male High School Athlete of the Year thanks to his multi-medal performance at last June's B.C. Championships
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