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Team Darrin Albo scratched out a 9-6 win over Team Myron Nichol to tighten up Kootenay Savings Super League’s Standings last week. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Kootenay Savings Super League: LeMoel falls from unbeaten ranks

Parity reigns in Kootenay Savings Super League

  • Nov 11, 2020
Team Darrin Albo scratched out a 9-6 win over Team Myron Nichol to tighten up Kootenay Savings Super League’s Standings last week. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Harvey Handley releases the rock on his way to a close win over the Team Horan rink in Trail Retirees Curling. Photo: Tom Hall.

Trail Retiree Curling: Handley holds off Horan

Trail Retiree Curling highlighted Handley’s and Hall’s hot hands

  • Nov 9, 2020
Harvey Handley releases the rock on his way to a close win over the Team Horan rink in Trail Retirees Curling. Photo: Tom Hall.
Howie Meeker, right, and wife Leah. (File photo)

Canadian hockey and broadcasting legend Howie Meeker dies at age 97

Longtime B.C. resident starred with Toronto Maple Leafs, HNIC

Howie Meeker, right, and wife Leah. (File photo)
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Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Cody Schiavon scored the overtime winner in a 6-5 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday in Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.

Smoke Eaters take 3-2 Kootenay Cup lead over Bucks with OT win

Cody Schiavon scores overtime winner to lift Trail Smoke Eaters to 6-5 victory over Cranbrook Bucks.

Trail Smoke Eaters defenceman Cody Schiavon scored the overtime winner in a 6-5 victory over the Cranbrook Bucks on Saturday in Cranbrook. Jim Bailey photo.
Castlegar Rebels will kick off the KIJHL season this weekend with a pair of exhibition games against the Nelson Leafs, before the season start on Nov. 13.  Photo: Jim Bailey.

Rebels, Leafs set to open KIJHL season

The Castlegar Rebels and Nelson Leafs kick off the KIJHL season with a pair of exhibition games

Castlegar Rebels will kick off the KIJHL season this weekend with a pair of exhibition games against the Nelson Leafs, before the season start on Nov. 13.  Photo: Jim Bailey.
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness committed to play for University of Connecticut in 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail Smoke Eater goalie Terness commits to Connecticut

Trail Smoke Eaters resume Kootenay Cup vs Cranbrook Bucks with pair of weekend games in Cranbrook

  • Nov 4, 2020
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Logan Terness committed to play for University of Connecticut in 2021. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Team Brian LeMoel remained undefeated in Kootenay Savings Super League curling action at the Trail Curling Club, pulling out a final shot 7-5 victory over the formally undefeated Team Nathan Small. Jim Bailey photo.

Kootenay Savings Super League: Team LeMoel tops Team Small to remain undefeated

Kootenay Savings Super League goes every Thursday night at the Trail Curling Club

  • Nov 4, 2020
Team Brian LeMoel remained undefeated in Kootenay Savings Super League curling action at the Trail Curling Club, pulling out a final shot 7-5 victory over the formally undefeated Team Nathan Small. Jim Bailey photo.
Kelowna product Mitchell Prowse will join the Trail Smoke Eaters for much of its exhibition season. Prowse is on loan from the WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes, whose season start has tentatively been delayed to Jan. 8. Photo: Warren Henderson/Capital News

Smoke Eaters acquire veteran defenceman on loan from WHL

Veteran defenceman Mitchell Prowse of the Lethbridge Hurricanes to skate with Trail Smoke Eaters

Kelowna product Mitchell Prowse will join the Trail Smoke Eaters for much of its exhibition season. Prowse is on loan from the WHL Lethbridge Hurricanes, whose season start has tentatively been delayed to Jan. 8. Photo: Warren Henderson/Capital News
Kent Johnson

Former Smoke Eater forward projected to go in first round of NHL 2021 draft

Trail Smoke Eaters alumnus Kent Johnson received an ‘A’ Grade from NHL Central Scouting

Kent Johnson
Alvin Caron

Trail Retiree Curling: Skips take the day off

It was the thirds day to shine at Trail Retiree Curling

Alvin Caron
Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie delivers his annual state of the league address to reporters during the CFL Grey Cup week in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Ambrosie says the league is examining all of its options to stage a 2021 season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says league exploring all options to hold 2021 season

The CFL had maintained it required government funding to stage a shortened season

Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie delivers his annual state of the league address to reporters during the CFL Grey Cup week in Calgary, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Ambrosie says the league is examining all of its options to stage a 2021 season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
BC Hockey League commissioner Chris Hebb says the league is still on track to begin regular-season play in early December. (BCHL photo)

BCHL still on track to begin regular season in December

Commish hopeful that league can “slide right into the regular season” after successful preseason

BC Hockey League commissioner Chris Hebb says the league is still on track to begin regular-season play in early December. (BCHL photo)
Lanny McDonald, chair of the Hockey Hall of Fame, left, awards 2017 inductee Paul Kariya with a ring during a press conference in Toronto, on Friday, November 10, 2017. The Hockey Hall of Fame announced Friday there will be no new inductees in 2021, and the class of 2020 will be honoured in a ceremony that year instead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

No class of 2021 for Hockey Hall of Fame, will have ceremony for 2020 class instead

Hockey Hall of Fame board of directors made the decision in a Thursday teleconference

Lanny McDonald, chair of the Hockey Hall of Fame, left, awards 2017 inductee Paul Kariya with a ring during a press conference in Toronto, on Friday, November 10, 2017. The Hockey Hall of Fame announced Friday there will be no new inductees in 2021, and the class of 2020 will be honoured in a ceremony that year instead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
Players battle for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev

Hockey Canada still holding out hope that Lafreniere can play in world juniors

Chicago Blackhawks centre Kirby Dach was loaned to Canada and will be part of the 47-player selection camp

Players battle for the puck during the Ice Hockey World Championships Group A match between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev
With travel across the border still uncertain, Trail Youth Baseball’s all-star U18 Orioles applied to join the BC Minor Baseball’s College Prep League next season. Photo: Jim Bailey.

18U Orioles All-stars to play in BC college prep league

Border closure restricts American Legion option, 18U Orioles to join BC Minor Baseball next season

With travel across the border still uncertain, Trail Youth Baseball’s all-star U18 Orioles applied to join the BC Minor Baseball’s College Prep League next season. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Two big 4-enders lifted the Darrin Albo rink to a 9-6 victory over Team Les Lepine in Kootenay Savings Super League action on Thursday. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Kootenay Savings Super League: Albo storms back for big win over Lepine

Kootenay Savings Super League curling goes every Thursday at the Trail Curling Club

  • Oct 29, 2020
Two big 4-enders lifted the Darrin Albo rink to a 9-6 victory over Team Les Lepine in Kootenay Savings Super League action on Thursday. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Players’ sticks are shown during a World Championships Group A hockey game between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. A $30-million settlement of three class actions over the failure to pay junior hockey players the minimum wage has been thrown into jeopardy after three judges refused to sign off on the agreement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev

Junior hockey employment lawsuit on thin ice; judges refuse to OK $30M deal

In their decisions, the judges in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta objected to wording in the settlement

Players’ sticks are shown during a World Championships Group A hockey game between Russia and Denmark, in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, May 12, 2016. A $30-million settlement of three class actions over the failure to pay junior hockey players the minimum wage has been thrown into jeopardy after three judges refused to sign off on the agreement. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Ivan Sekretarev
The Cranbrook Bucks and Trail Smoke Eaters Kootenay Cup series will resume on Nov. 6 and 7 at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook. Photo: Jen Small.

Cranbrook Bucks home opener against Trail Smoke Eaters postponed

A faulty chiller put the Cranbrook and Trail game on ice this Friday and will go next week

  • Oct 28, 2020
The Cranbrook Bucks and Trail Smoke Eaters Kootenay Cup series will resume on Nov. 6 and 7 at Western Financial Place in Cranbrook. Photo: Jen Small.
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 to win the baseball World Series in Game 6 Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)

Chilliwack hockey parents petition to be let back in the arena

Refused access due to pandemic protocols, parents are now applying pressure to loosen the rules

The ‘new normal’ for hockey parents in Chilliwack and elsewhere in B.C., watching their kids from outside of the arena due to COVID-19 protocols. (Submitted photo)