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by Contributor on Monday Jul 30 2018

On August 18 and 19, the MS Bike – West Kootenay Challenge returns to Lakeside Park to raise funds and hope to find a cure for multiple sclerosis.

Approximately 100 cyclists will take part in this two-day weekend ride that will have them travel between 137 km and 161 km, heading to Crescent Valley on the first day of the tour, and Procter on the second day.

New Denver cyclist...

by Contributor on Thursday Jul 26 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters are excited to announce that Connor Welsh has committed to Dalhousie University for the 2018-2019 season. The Dalhousie University Tigers participate in the Atlantic University Sport Conference, which competes in Canadian USports.

In 2016, Welsh began his British Columbia Hockey League career with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, where he earned 21 points in 57 games...

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jul 26 2018

Regional district staff in Castlegar are hard at work trying to complete the installation of vital new equipment in the arena before hockey season begins this fall, according to recreation director Jim Crockett.

Results of an investigation, released yesterday, into the death of three men after an ammonia leak at the Fernie Memorial Arena on Oct. 17, 2017 point to equipment failure and...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jul 19 2018

In establishing the gold standard in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) over the last few years, the success of Selkirk College Saints program can be attributed to a work ethic that mirrors the region the team calls home.

As the Saints get set to embark on the 2018-2019 season, a trio of recruits will help continue the theme of steadfastness as it looks towards a...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Friday Jul 06 2018

The Trail AllStars boldy went where few other West Kootenay teams have gone before in capturing the 2018 Firecracker this past weekend in Kalispell, MT.   

Paced by Brady Augustin of the Nelson Baseball Association, who pitched all six innings, the Allstars cruised to an impressive 8-1 victory over the Medicine Hat AAA squad in the Firecracker Final.

Augustin struckout 13 while...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jul 05 2018

If the Selkirk College Saints are to return the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship trophy to the West Kootenay, it will take a dressing room full of dedication to get them to the ultimate goal.

As Saints’ head coach Brent Heaven assembles his roster for the upcoming 2018-2019 season, leadership is a quality that scores high on his charts. With the...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Jun 28 2018

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome a pair of proven offensive threats when the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season begins in September.

With the departure of offensive powerhouse Dallas Calvin, a priority on head coach Brent Heaven’s off-season to-do list is to find players to help fill the gap for the 2018-2019 season. The Saints’ coach will...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Jun 20 2018

The Selkirk College Saints didn’t need to look far to find a pair of top forward prospects to join the recruiting class for the upcoming 2018-2019 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

As the Saints gear up to plot a return to the BCIHL championship final, Saints’ head coach Brent Heaven has announced that Beaver Valley Nighthawks graduate Nolan...

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