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Ryder and Cohen of Kimberley Minor Hockey can play on with new mandates from the Provincial Health Officer. Photo submitted.

Kimberley Minor Hockey president hopes to see curve flatten for a return to hockey

New COVID-19 orders put in place by the government last week stated…

The Kimberley Dynamiters dominated the Creston Valley Thundercats in a 7-1, before their season was once again interrupted due to new restrictions from the provincial health authority. Paul Rodgers photos.

Dynamiters vanquish Creston 7-1 before season put on hold under new COVID-19 regulations

The Dynamiters managed to pull off a hefty 7-1 victory over Creston…

BCHL

BCHL pushes back season start due to provincial health orders

The delay is minimal, just six days, for now. But the league is open to starting up after Christmas

The Kimberley Dynamiters started off the season with a pair of extremely close losses to the Fernie Ghostriders. Paul Rodgers photos.

Dynamiters coach happy with team’s play despite two losses in season opener

The Kimberley Dynamiters had their regular season opening games over this past…

The Kimberley Dynamiters started off the season with a pair of extremely close losses to the Fernie Ghostriders. Paul Rodgers photos.
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)
The Kimberley Dynamiters defeated the Columbia Valley Rockies on home ice at an exhibition game on Friday, Oct. 23. Paul Rodgers photos.

Dynamiters pull off a win and a draw in weekend’s exhibition games

Though the stands were empty and the Civic Centre devoid of its…

The Kimberley Dynamiters defeated the Columbia Valley Rockies on home ice at an exhibition game on Friday, Oct. 23. Paul Rodgers photos.
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Cranbrook's Casey Hanemayer reaches a rating of 1022, jumping up 17 points and becoming the highest ranked player in Canada. Paul Rodgers file.

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer becomes Canada’s highest-rated disc golfer

Cranbrook’s Casey Hanemayer has become Canada’s highest ranked disc golfer, after the…

Cranbrook's Casey Hanemayer reaches a rating of 1022, jumping up 17 points and becoming the highest ranked player in Canada. Paul Rodgers file.
Kimberley Minor Hockey players scrimmage with the Dynamiters last year. KMH file

Kimberley and Cranbrook Minor Hockey relationship grows the game for local players

Players can now play to their skill level regardless of city of origin

Kimberley Minor Hockey players scrimmage with the Dynamiters last year. KMH file
Kimberley Nordic Club and Teck host dry land camp in Kimberley

Kimberley Nordic Club and Teck host dry land camp in Kimberley

Cross country skiers around the region can smell snow in the air…

Kimberley Nordic Club and Teck host dry land camp in Kimberley
Dynamiters 2020-21 season schedule announced

Dynamiters 2020-21 season schedule announced

The Kimberley Dynamiters have announced their official schedule for the delayed-start 2020-21…

Dynamiters 2020-21 season schedule announced
Ryder, Reeve and Cohen ready for hockey practice at the Kimberley Civic Centre. Photo submitted

Kimberley Minor Hockey returns

Dressing in the parking lot, local kids hit the ice

Ryder, Reeve and Cohen ready for hockey practice at the Kimberley Civic Centre. Photo submitted
The Kimberley Dynamiters were unable to complete their dream season last year after winning the President’s Cup, as the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the playoffs. J. Righton file

Dynamiters camp runs smoothly despite COVID-19 restrictions

Head Coach Stuart impressed with veterans, rookies, young local talent

The Kimberley Dynamiters were unable to complete their dream season last year after winning the President’s Cup, as the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the playoffs. J. Righton file
Head pros from Kimberley, St. Eugene golf clubs win PGA of BC Regional Award

Head pros from Kimberley, St. Eugene golf clubs win PGA of BC Regional Award

Regional recipients are now provincial finalists for 2020’s PGA of BC Awards

Head pros from Kimberley, St. Eugene golf clubs win PGA of BC Regional Award
Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool making NFL debut on Monday Night Football

Abby Senior grad suiting up with the Pittsburgh Steelers to take on New York Giants in Big Apple

Abbotsford’s Chase Claypool makes his NFL debut on Monday Night Football on Sept. 14. (Pittsburgh Steelers Twitter picture)
Cohort structure announced for KIJHL 2020-21 regular season

Cohort structure announced for KIJHL 2020-21 regular season

Dynamiters’ cohort includes Columbia Valley, Creston and Fernie

Cohort structure announced for KIJHL 2020-21 regular season
The KIJHL returns to the ice Nov. 13, albeit without the Spokane Braves, Beaver Valley Nitehawks and 100 Mile House Wranglers. Photo: Tyler Harper

KIJHL delays season to Nov. 13; three teams opt out

The league will play a 30-game season without 100 Mile House, Spokane and Beaver Valley

The KIJHL returns to the ice Nov. 13, albeit without the Spokane Braves, Beaver Valley Nitehawks and 100 Mile House Wranglers. Photo: Tyler Harper
Kimberley’s Tom Buchy wins Curl BC Coach of the Year Award.

Kimberley’s Tom Buchy wins Curl BC Coach of the Year Award.

Leading his daughter’s team to provincial win just one of his accomplishments in 2020

Kimberley’s Tom Buchy wins Curl BC Coach of the Year Award.
Bob Murdoch (left) and Don Murdoch

The Murdochs: Fast Track to Hockey Stardom

Every Canadian hockey story, like that of the Murdochs of Cranbrook, seems to start in the backyard

  • Aug 11, 2020
Bob Murdoch (left) and Don Murdoch
Minor Hockey awaiting more details as to what a return to sport will look like

Minor Hockey awaiting more details as to what a return to sport will look like

As the fall approaches, ordinarily bringing with it the start of the…

Minor Hockey awaiting more details as to what a return to sport will look like
The B.C. Hockey League has announced it plans to start its 2020-21 regular season Dec. 1, though teams can start training camps in early September. (Black Press file photos)

BCHL teams can start training in September for first league games in December

B.C. Hockey League announces Dec. 1 start date for 2020-21 season

The B.C. Hockey League has announced it plans to start its 2020-21 regular season Dec. 1, though teams can start training camps in early September. (Black Press file photos)