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Coach Derek Stuart says goalie Adam Andersen kept the Nitros in the game in the second period. Colin Ferguson/Syltography

Dynamiters win game one against Columbia Valley in OT

The Kimberley Dynamiters won in overtime on Monday evening, in the first…

Coach Derek Stuart says goalie Adam Andersen kept the Nitros in the game in the second period. Colin Ferguson/Syltography
Back Row: Adrian Taggart (Assistant Coach), Max Parker, Cohen Pelley, Liam Delany, Bryce Chown, Jackson Closs, Brock Bouchard, Kye Taggart, Carson Loftsgard (Head Coach), Doug Steel (Assistant Coach) Middle Row: Ben Loftsgard, Parker Johnston, Nate Steel, Georges Keiver, Jax Oler, Easton Armstrong, Shane Weiler, Griffin Benoit Front Row: Corbin Watson, Connor Marsh Not pictured: John Marsh (Assistant Coach), Anna Keiver (Manager), Tasha Johnston (Manager)

Kimberley Atom Competitive Dynamiters win banner

The Kimberley Atom Competitive Dynamiters were victorious in their East Kootenay Banner…

Back Row: Adrian Taggart (Assistant Coach), Max Parker, Cohen Pelley, Liam Delany, Bryce Chown, Jackson Closs, Brock Bouchard, Kye Taggart, Carson Loftsgard (Head Coach), Doug Steel (Assistant Coach) Middle Row: Ben Loftsgard, Parker Johnston, Nate Steel, Georges Keiver, Jax Oler, Easton Armstrong, Shane Weiler, Griffin Benoit Front Row: Corbin Watson, Connor Marsh Not pictured: John Marsh (Assistant Coach), Anna Keiver (Manager), Tasha Johnston (Manager)
Brock Palmer accepts his February Player of the Month award. J. Righton file
Brock Palmer accepts his February Player of the Month award. J. Righton file
Kimberley Freestyle has qualified two skiers for Junior Nationals this week. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Freestyle Club.

Kimberley Freestyle Club qualifies two athletes for Junior Nationals

Kimberley’s Freestyle Ski Club is growing, and after spending this season competing…

Kimberley Freestyle has qualified two skiers for Junior Nationals this week. Photo courtesy of Kimberley Freestyle Club.
Kootenay Ice dropped from BC Major Midget League

Kootenay Ice dropped from BC Major Midget League

BC Hockey suspends operations of Kootenay Ice from BC Major Midget League

Kootenay Ice dropped from BC Major Midget League
Dynamiters knock Creston out of the playoffs with 7-3 victory

Dynamiters knock Creston out of the playoffs with 7-3 victory

The Kimberley Dynamiters defeated the Creston Valley Thundercats 7-3 to clinch the…

Dynamiters knock Creston out of the playoffs with 7-3 victory
Dynamiters take 3 - 1 series lead

Dynamiters take 3 – 1 series lead

Nitros defeat Creston 5 -2 on Tuesday evening

Dynamiters take 3 - 1 series lead
The EK Bantam Tier 1 team won the BC Rural Championship this weekend. Photo submitted.

EK Bantam Avalanche take BC Rural Championship

The East Kootenay Avalanche Bantam team have just captured the Tier 1…

The EK Bantam Tier 1 team won the BC Rural Championship this weekend. Photo submitted.
A pass out from behind the net by the Kimberley Dynamiters’ Mitch Fargey was stopped by Thunder Cat goaltender Jaden LIttle in Monday night’s 3-1 loss to the Kimberley Dynamiters. Lorne Eckersley file

Kimberley Dynamiters take 2-1 series lead

The Kimberley Dynamiters took a 2-1 lead in their opening round playoff…

A pass out from behind the net by the Kimberley Dynamiters’ Mitch Fargey was stopped by Thunder Cat goaltender Jaden LIttle in Monday night’s 3-1 loss to the Kimberley Dynamiters. Lorne Eckersley file
The Kimberley Dynamiters accept the 2019-2020 KIJHL President’s Cup trophy at the Civic Centre on Friday. J. Righton photo.

Dynamiters take one OT loss, one shutout victory in first playoff weekend

The Kimberley Dynamiters came out with one win and one loss after…

The Kimberley Dynamiters accept the 2019-2020 KIJHL President’s Cup trophy at the Civic Centre on Friday. J. Righton photo.
Brock Palmer has been named league MVP. Colin Ferguson Syltography file

Dynamiters’ Palmer named League MVP; Stuart Coach of Year

Kimberley Dynamiters award winning season continued Friday, as the Kootenay International Junior…

Brock Palmer has been named league MVP. Colin Ferguson Syltography file
KIJHL hires Jeff Dubois as new commissioner

KIJHL hires Jeff Dubois as new commissioner

Emanuel Sequeira Communications Manager, KIJHL Jeff Dubois has been hired as the…

KIJHL hires Jeff Dubois as new commissioner
Players are Jacob McDonough, Joshua Hampton, Brett Potter, Hunter Conroy, Liam Smith, Nathan Ridler, Calem Geddes, Colton Shaw, Michael Schiemann, Zachary Gauthier, Ryan Renaud, Wyatt Stewart, Nathan Sebolsky, Colin McBain and McKenzie Spence. Chris Geddes, head coach, Hayden Mastel, asst. coach, Daryn Conroy, asst. coach, Ivan Cloten, trainer and Bobby-Jo Hekob. Submitted file.

Midget Tier 3 Lightning win East Kootenay banner

The Cranbrook Midget Tier 3 Lightning, made up of Kimberley and Cranbrook…

Players are Jacob McDonough, Joshua Hampton, Brett Potter, Hunter Conroy, Liam Smith, Nathan Ridler, Calem Geddes, Colton Shaw, Michael Schiemann, Zachary Gauthier, Ryan Renaud, Wyatt Stewart, Nathan Sebolsky, Colin McBain and McKenzie Spence. Chris Geddes, head coach, Hayden Mastel, asst. coach, Daryn Conroy, asst. coach, Ivan Cloten, trainer and Bobby-Jo Hekob. Submitted file.
Cranbrook Archery Club to host 2020 3D Archery Provincial Championships

Cranbrook Archery Club to host 2020 3D Archery Provincial Championships

Close to 200 athletes will converge in Cranbrook for the provincial competition.

Cranbrook Archery Club to host 2020 3D Archery Provincial Championships
Jenny Rae Graburn Photography.

Kimberley Alpine Resorts hosts Jeep Junior Free Ski event

Young skiers had an opportunity to show off their skills at the…

Jenny Rae Graburn Photography.
Registration open now for North Star Ski-Mo Race

Registration open now for North Star Ski-Mo Race

It’s time once more for the annual North Star Ski-Mo Race, where…

Registration open now for North Star Ski-Mo Race
KIJHL announces Eddie Mountain Division award winners

KIJHL announces Eddie Mountain Division award winners

The Dynamiters’ Brock Palmer is MVP and Top Scorer; Derek Stuart is Coach of the Year

KIJHL announces Eddie Mountain Division award winners
Marielle Ackermann racing for the Kimberley Nordic Club earlier this season. Y. Keyzer file

Kimberley cross country skier in Europe with Team B.C.

So far no problems due to coronavirus, coach says

Marielle Ackermann racing for the Kimberley Nordic Club earlier this season. Y. Keyzer file
Recipient of the most hardware was Brock Palmer, who was awarded MVP, Most Popular, Best Forward, and Leading Scorer. He also received a Century Club award for playing over 100 KIJHL games. Presenting the MVP award are James Leroux and Derek Stuart. Sponsored by Melody Motors.

Kimberley Dynamiters present annual awards

The Kimberley Dynamiters Hockey Club held their annual awards night last Sunday…

Recipient of the most hardware was Brock Palmer, who was awarded MVP, Most Popular, Best Forward, and Leading Scorer. He also received a Century Club award for playing over 100 KIJHL games. Presenting the MVP award are James Leroux and Derek Stuart. Sponsored by Melody Motors.
(LtoR) Alex Morrison, Mark Williams, John Morris and his son, Tristan Sievewright, Dan Doel, Judy Morris, Randy Lucas. (Front) Kaye Beedle, Zena Williams. Submitted file

Curling Day in Canada, and Kimberley

This past Saturday was Curling Day in Canada and clubs across the…

(LtoR) Alex Morrison, Mark Williams, John Morris and his son, Tristan Sievewright, Dan Doel, Judy Morris, Randy Lucas. (Front) Kaye Beedle, Zena Williams. Submitted file