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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
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Kimberley's fat biking scene aided by purchase of trail grooming machine
Youth sports push-ups combined with Sean Hawthorne
Push up harder version with Sean Hawthorne
Push up easier version with Sean Hawthorne
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)
Heather Morgan photo

Kimberley Nordic Club hosts regional dryland training camp

Cross country skiers from around the Kootenays gathered in Kimberley last week,…

Heather Morgan photo
Eight-time Canadian long drive champion Lisa ‘Longball’ Vlooswyk plays Trickle Creek

Eight-time Canadian long drive champion Lisa ‘Longball’ Vlooswyk plays Trickle Creek

Calgary’s Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk, the eight-time women’s Canadian Long Drive National Champion…

Eight-time Canadian long drive champion Lisa ‘Longball’ Vlooswyk plays Trickle Creek
Cam Reid receives the 2020 Jerry Bancks Award

Cam Reid receives the 2020 Jerry Bancks Award

Cameron Reid is the recipient of the Jerry Bancks Award for 2020.…

Cam Reid receives the 2020 Jerry Bancks Award
New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium

New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium

Thanks to the tireless efforts of the East Kootenay Disc Golf Club…

New tee pads installed at Wycliffe Disc Golf Course, new course built near Radium
Dynamiters star Brock Palmer headed to University of Las Vegas Rebels

Dynamiters star Brock Palmer headed to University of Las Vegas Rebels

One of the stars of the Kimberley Dynamiters is moving on to…

Dynamiters star Brock Palmer headed to University of Las Vegas Rebels
KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

Teams to move to move forward with the scheduling and delivery of summer camps and programs under the guidance of the league and BC Hockey

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020
Kimberley’s Molly Miller makes Canadian National Ski Team

Kimberley’s Molly Miller makes Canadian National Ski Team

Kimberley’s own Molly Miller has made the Canadian National Ski Team for…

Kimberley’s Molly Miller makes Canadian National Ski Team
The Kimberley Dynamiters hockey team have signed 17-year-old local Kasey Miller. Photo submitted.

Dynamiters sign Kimberley local Kasey Miller to the team

The Kimberley Dynamiters have signed 17-year-old local Kasey Miller to the team…

The Kimberley Dynamiters hockey team have signed 17-year-old local Kasey Miller. Photo submitted.
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Trickle Creek Golf Resort opens back up for the year with a preview weekend ahead of their full opening. Photo courtesy of www.tricklecreek.com
Trickle Creek Golf Resort opens back up for the year with a preview weekend ahead of their full opening. Photo courtesy of www.tricklecreek.com
Golf courses around Cranbrook and Kimberley are either open, or will open soon with modified protocols to keep golfers and staff safe. Shadow Mountain, pictured here with a photo from their website, will open May 8.

Area’s golf courses iron out opening details

Golf courses around the region are either open now, or have plans…

Golf courses around Cranbrook and Kimberley are either open, or will open soon with modified protocols to keep golfers and staff safe. Shadow Mountain, pictured here with a photo from their website, will open May 8.
The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

KIJHL looking for government assistance to keep sticks on the ice

Commissioner says league may not continue without support

The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
A long-time coach of hockey in Kimberley Jeff Keiver has won a Fred Heslop award.

Jeff Keiver wins Fred Heslop Minor Hockey Award

Kimberley’s Jeff Keiver, a long-time coach of the Kimberley Dynamiter peewee rep…

A long-time coach of hockey in Kimberley Jeff Keiver has won a Fred Heslop award.