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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)
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