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Smithers Golf and Country Club director of golf operations Steven Coulthard presents the Men’s Northern Open trophy to 2022 winner Joel Veenstra. (Submitted photo)

Smithereen takes back Men’s Northern Open title in tight battle with defending champ from Terrace

Joel Veenstra shot a one-under-par 215 over three days to best Scott Rigler’s even-par 216

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

Burns Lake Soccer

Sea of soccer kids in Burns Lake

Burns Lake girls soccer won both games in Vanderhoof on June 18…

  • Jun 29, 2022
volleyball

Volleyball fun in Burns Lake

Local residents are enjoying the volleyball court in Burns Lake at Spirit…

  • Jun 29, 2022
volleyball
Roadshow

BC Hockey League’s 2023 Road Show event confirmed in Burns Lake

Announces dates for the event

  • Jun 22, 2022
Roadshow
Lakes District Pony Club

Lakes District Pony Club riding clinic

Lakes District Pony Club held a clear round and derby clinic. Clear…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Lakes District Pony Club
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Donation to Burns Lake Soccer

Burns Lake soccer receives donation from Burns Lake Community Foundation

Burns Lake Community Foundation made a donation to Burns Lake Soccer $4500.…

  • Jun 15, 2022
Donation to Burns Lake Soccer
BCHL

BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

BCHL
LDSS girls soccer team. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

LDSS girls off to the Provincials – Go Burns Lake!

LDSS girls soccer team won their Zones Championships in Prince George May…

  • Jun 2, 2022
LDSS girls soccer team. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
LDSS girls soccer team won their Zones Championships in Prince George May 19-20 and then headed to Langley on June 2-4, for the Single A Provincial Soccer Championships. There were 16 teams participating and the LDSS soccer team place 13. They played 10 games in total and in their last game they won by a shoot out. Well done girls! (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)

LDSS girls played hard in Langley

LDSS girls soccer team won their Zones Championships in Prince George May…

  • Jun 2, 2022
LDSS girls soccer team won their Zones Championships in Prince George May 19-20 and then headed to Langley on June 2-4, for the Single A Provincial Soccer Championships. There were 16 teams participating and the LDSS soccer team place 13. They played 10 games in total and in their last game they won by a shoot out. Well done girls! (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
Now that the team name has been picked they began the logo/jersey/uniform design, it should be within the next month. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
Now that the team name has been picked they began the logo/jersey/uniform design, it should be within the next month. (Submitted photo/Lakes District News)
Kitkatla’s Jacob Thom (#9, white) is double-teamed by Metlakatla’s Brad Martinez (left) and Jason Enright on his way to 29 points in the All Native Basketball Tournament Seniors Division final and tournament MVP title. (Thom Barker photo)

Kitkatla wins third All Native Basketball Tournament seniors title in four years

Jacob Thom named Seniors Division Most Valuable Player; Joe Lewis senior and junior receive awards

Kitkatla’s Jacob Thom (#9, white) is double-teamed by Metlakatla’s Brad Martinez (left) and Jason Enright on his way to 29 points in the All Native Basketball Tournament Seniors Division final and tournament MVP title. (Thom Barker photo)
The Burnaby Chiefs celebrate their championship in the Intermediate Division at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

Burnaby downs Prince Rupert for Intermediate championship at All Native Basketball Tournament

With the way the Burnaby Chiefs burned through the Intermediate Division of…

The Burnaby Chiefs celebrate their championship in the Intermediate Division at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
New Aiyansh’s Justin Adams, who was named ANBT Masters MVP, makes a layup through traffic during the championship game at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

New Aiyansh repeats as All Native Basketball Tournament Masters champion

New Aiyansh’s Justin Adams repeats as Masters Most Valuable Player

New Aiyansh’s Justin Adams, who was named ANBT Masters MVP, makes a layup through traffic during the championship game at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
Vancouver All My Relations celebrate their championship win against Similkameen at the 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

Vancouver wins first Women’s title at All Native Basketball Tournament

Lower Mainland team prevails against Similkameen in grudge match from Wednesday

Vancouver All My Relations celebrate their championship win against Similkameen at the 2022 All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
Women’s MVP Shenise Sigsworth from Vancouver brings down a rebound against Similkameen’s Madison Terbasket during the All Native Basketball Tournament Women’s championship game April 9. (Thom Barker photo)

Vancouver wins first Women’s title at All Native Basketball Tournament

Lower Mainland team prevails against Similkameen in grudge match from Wednesday

Women’s MVP Shenise Sigsworth from Vancouver brings down a rebound against Similkameen’s Madison Terbasket during the All Native Basketball Tournament Women’s championship game April 9. (Thom Barker photo)
Bella Bella’s Marlo John (red) attempts to split Burnaby’s Ethan Sacco (left) and Gavin Bruce during Day 6 Intermediate play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 8. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 6 Recap

Similkameen women breeze their way to final; emerge as the story of the tournament

Bella Bella’s Marlo John (red) attempts to split Burnaby’s Ethan Sacco (left) and Gavin Bruce during Day 6 Intermediate play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 8. (Thom Barker photo)
Vancouver's Karalee Antoine beats Hesquiaht's Destiny Hansen during Day 5 Women's play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 7. (Thom Barker photo)

Final day of the 2022 All Native basketball tournament

Seniors division has the honour of playing the final game of the tournament

Vancouver's Karalee Antoine beats Hesquiaht's Destiny Hansen during Day 5 Women's play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 7. (Thom Barker photo)
Kincolith's Willis Stanley fights his way to the basket against Similkameen's Jessel Wilson during Day 5 Seniors play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 7. (Thom Barker photo)

62nd All Native Basketball Tournament: Day 5 Recap

Seniors and Intermediate Divisions see first eliminations

Kincolith's Willis Stanley fights his way to the basket against Similkameen's Jessel Wilson during Day 5 Seniors play at the All Native Basketball Tournament in Prince Rupert April 7. (Thom Barker photo)