The Trail Times ‘Sports Year in Review’ continues featuring the highlights in Greater Trail sports for the month of April.
1 – Greater Trail native Garrett Kucher played on the Evolve professional golf tour in Spain in the winter, before joining the Vancouver Pro Golf Tour in April.
3 – The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resources releases a report that shows northern pike populations in the Columbia River around Robson Reach have grown, and pose a threat to native and non-native species.
5 – Trail Smoke Eater captain Jake Lucchini is named to the BCHL’s second All Star team.
15 – Glenmerry Bowl’s Tim Flack qualifies for the 5-Pin Master Bowlers Association National championship after finishing in the top-four in the B.C. Master Bowlers circuit.
23 – The Trail AA Orioles baseball team joins the XBL Men’s Baseball League, while also competing in the Washington State American Legion AA Baseball League.
24 – Long time Trail resident Brad Elliot retires from umpiring after almost 50 years behind the plate.
29 – Megan Campsall wins gold and silver at the Regional Karate championships in Kelowna, while Beaver Valley Chito Ryu Sensei Scott Hutcheson captured silver in kata and gold in weapons.
30 – The Trail Skating Club officially folds after 80 years due to lack of volunteer help.