Year in Review: Spring sports feature Trail dedication and accomplishment – April 2015

The Trail Times ‘Sports Year in Review’ continues featuring the highlights in Greater Trail sports for the month of April.

The Trail Times ‘Sports Year in Review’ continues featuring the highlights in Greater Trail sports for the month of April.

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.

17Seven Summits Gravity Racing team began its first year of racing in the BC Cup Series of downhill mountain bike events at Race the Ranch in Kamloops.

21Penticton Vees capture the BCHL Fred Page Cup by beating the Nanaimo Clippers 3-2 in overtime of Game 6.

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.

Trail native and former Trail Smoke Eater Travis St. Denis is named assistant captain by the Quinnipiac University Bobcats.

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.

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