The Trail Smoke Eaters are off to there best start in five years

Trail Times wraps up Sports Year in Review – October, 2015

The Trail Times delivers its final instalment of Sports Year in Review as we look back at the month of October, 2015.

The Trail Times delivers its final instalment of Sports Year in Review as we look back at the month of October, 2015.

October

1Rossland skijorer Dana Luck competes at the 2015 World Skijoring championship in Bristol, Quebec.

7 – The Kootenay Savings Super League is restored to a full eight teams and begins its season at the Trail Curling Club.

Selkirk College Saints forward Dallas Calvin scores a hat trick in his first BCIHL game in a 5-3 win over the Trinity Western University Spartans, and the former Trail Smoke Eater is named Player of the Week.

8Greater Trail Minor Hockey Association threatens to fold Midget teams if volunteer coaches don’t step up behind the bench.

9 – For the first time in their hockey lives Montrose twins Kellen and Connor Jones begin the season on different teams. Both signed with the New York Islanders ECHL affiliate Missouri Mavericks but Connor cracked the Islanders AHL affiliate Bridgeport Sound Tigers’ line up prior to the season start.

14 – The iconic 1939 Trail Smoke Eater jersey is featured prominently on the front page of The Hockey News as part of its Top 100 Jersey Issue.

– The Trail Smoke Eaters welcome a former player back into the fold, as the team hires Curtis Toneff as assistant coach following the departure of Ryan Donald, who left to accept an offer to coach his alumni NCAA team, the Yale Bulldogs.

21 – The Vancouver Whitecaps Prospects Academy director and head coach Bart Choufour holds a series of soccer camps across the Kootenays including one at Kootenay-Columbia Learning Centre gym in East Trail.

28Trail native Theresa Hanson becomes the first female Athletic Director at Simon Fraser University.

29 – The Beaver Valley Chito-Ryu Karate Club welcomed Kyoshi Sensei Chris Taneda to their dojo at he Fruitvale Memorial Hall. The head of Chito-Ryu style in Canada is a seventh degree black belt and seven-time National Kumite champion.

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