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Top Shelf Stories: Forget the darn Gatorade

By Connor Jones *************** On a cold Sunday morning in November, Grandpa…

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

“Lindsey was much faster than us two ding bats. She flew into the ribbon, beating us only by a foot.” Photo: Tamas Pap on Unsplash

Top Shelf Stories: Sailor Moon boots kick butt

Montrose native and professional hockey player Connor Jones looks back at his time growing up

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

“All baseball teams know it is a sin to run a squeeze play with two outs, and you certainly don’t do it with two strikes with your worst bunter hitting.” Photo: Thomas Park on Unsplash

Top Shelf Stories: Time for some new signs

Their pitcher for five innings, who I’m pretty sure was related to or maybe even was Josh Beckett

  • Sep 7, 2021

 

Noah Ketel

Rossland teen makes noise on motocross circuit

Noah Ketel is steadily climbing the ranks with his ultimate goal to be the BC Champion in Motocross

  • Sep 2, 2021
Noah Ketel
Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has advanced into the second round of men’s singles at the Wimbledon Championships in London Tuesday, June 29, scoring a straight sets win over a Spanish opponent. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Rycroft)

Okanagan tennis star sweeps into Round 2 at Wimbledon

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil scores straight sets win over Spanish opponent Tuesday, June 29, in London

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil has advanced into the second round of men’s singles at the Wimbledon Championships in London Tuesday, June 29, scoring a straight sets win over a Spanish opponent. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Rick Rycroft)
Former Vernon Panthers football standout Ben Hladik of the UBC Thunderbirds (top, in a game against the Manitoba Bisons, <ins>making one of his 38 Canada West solo tackles in 2019</ins>), was chosen in Tuesday’s 2021 Canadian Football League draft. (Rich Lam - UBC Thunderbirds photo)

B.C. Lions call on Vernon standout in CFL draft

Canadian Football League club selects former VSS Panthers star Ben Hladik in third round of league draft

Former Vernon Panthers football standout Ben Hladik of the UBC Thunderbirds (top, in a game against the Manitoba Bisons, <ins>making one of his 38 Canada West solo tackles in 2019</ins>), was chosen in Tuesday’s 2021 Canadian Football League draft. (Rich Lam - UBC Thunderbirds photo)
The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)
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‘Modified’ games, limited competitive play return as B.C.’s local sports enter Phase 3

Phase 3 will see sports divided into four categories based on the number and intensity of contact

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B.C. pledges $1.5M to help local groups return to sport; no date for competitive play

Feds will also provide $3.4M in funding for youth sports

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B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time world and Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet is part of 11-member class

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
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Sports ‘n’ things: COVID-19: a sign of better times

Dave Thompson brings his unique view to Trail’s sporting world and the world in general

  • Apr 14, 2020
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Tight race at Trail Curling Rink

The rinks now shift focus to the next session of 10 games.

  • Feb 14, 2020
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The first round of the Kootenay Savings Super League playoffs got under way last week, with “7” proving to be the lucky number on the night. (Trail Times file photo)

Kootenay Savings Super League playoffs underway

Action continues tonight at the Trail Curling Club

  • Feb 13, 2020
The first round of the Kootenay Savings Super League playoffs got under way last week, with “7” proving to be the lucky number on the night. (Trail Times file photo)
An eight-ender in curling is considered as rare as a hole-in-one in golf. (Submitted photo)

Full house in Castlegar Retirees Bonspiel

Where does 16 rocks in the house rank in rarity?

  • Feb 13, 2020
An eight-ender in curling is considered as rare as a hole-in-one in golf. (Submitted photo)