The Trail Times continues with its Sports Year in Review following the success of Trail athletes throughout the summer month of September.September.
1 – The 55-plus BC Games wrap up in North Vancouver with the West Kootenay athletes taking home 60 medals including 24 gold, 25 silver, and 11 bronze.
3 – Trail native Brandon Gawryletz makes the jump to the NHL as a new official for the 2015-16 season.
9 – Trail triathlete Jackson Konkin winds up a very successful season with a second place finish at the International Triathlon Union race in Edmonton.
15 – The Trail Smoke Eaters open their BCHL season on a positive note with a 5-3 win over the Vernon Vipers, while the KIJHL’s Beaver Valley Nitehawks open the same weekend taking a pair of games from Spokane and Kelowna to start the 2015-16 season.
16 – Rossland native Frances (nee Pettit) Whatthanaya, wife of Muay Thai fighter Boom Whatthanaya, builds a gym in Isaan, Thailand, an impoverished community, after YouTube video of her training young students goes viral.
17 – Former Kootenay Wildcat, Jennie Gallo, signs a deal with EV Bomo Thun to play hockey in the Swiss Women’s ‘A’ Hockey League.