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by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 29 2021

Selkirk College said in a media release Monday the school will no longer ice a men’s hockey team, announcing that the program will be discontinued due to budgetary constraints.

Competing in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) since 2006, the Selkirk College Saints’ current players, coaches and team staff were informed of the decision this week.

With...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Mar 25 2021

For second time in as many years, the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers to cancel the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.

Tournament organizers said recent decisions by the Province and Health Authorities have indicated that it will not be possible to hold large gatherings and events throughout summer 2021 in BC.

Like most events held throughout the...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Mar 23 2021

The BC Hockey League (BCHL) announced its schedule Tuesday for the 2020-21 season, which includes 20 games per team for a total of 160 league games.

The five-week season will commence on Friday, Apr. 2, and will run until Sunday, May 9.

The 16 teams participating in the season have each been assigned one of five pod locations — Vernon, Penticton, Chilliwack, Coquitlam and Port...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 15 2021

The BC Hockey League has been granted permission by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) to play a shortened 2020-21 season beginning the first week of April.

The PHO said it has approved the BCHL’s proposal for a safe return to play under its COVID-19 Safety Plan.

The league will operate in a “pod” model where three to four teams will play each...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 08 2021

Cricket anyone?

Seems like an unrealistic request, but if Landon Veregin gets his way the game of cricket may join the likes of soccer, tennis and slopitch as summer activities enjoyed in Nelson.

“Nelson is an active city . . .. The people here love the outdoors and finding unique ways to enjoy our amazing nature,” said Veregin, who is spearheading the drive to...

by Rossland Telegraph on Friday Feb 19 2021

Six RCMP officers of the Trail and Greater District RCMP have again signed up to conduct patrols over the 2020 / 2021 winter season up at RED Mountain Ski Resort, according to Trail RCMP top cop Mike Wicentowich.

"The volunteer ski patrol program has been active for many years in the area and has been a successful tool to engage the public while having some fun," Wicentowich said. "The...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 16 2021

The Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program (KLAIP) continues until June 2021, when the $50,000 Kingfisher boat package grand prize winner will be drawn.

The four depots receiving the rainbow and bull trout heads have seen a total of 8,910 entries, which will give the juvenile kokanee a chance to grow.

The program is designed to help the iconic kokanee salmon population to recover...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Feb 07 2021

Kootenay International Junior Hockey League worked its very best to try to get a hockey season in during a pandemic.

However, following the recent decision by BC Provincial Health to extend the province-wide ban on social gatherings and events, indefinitely, due to the citing concerns of the growing number of COVID-19 variant cases, the league announced Saturday the cancellation of its...

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