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Rupert Rampage fans and players celebrate the first goal of the night against the Terrace River Kings Jan. 28 at the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre. (Thom Barker photo)

Rampage hang on to west division with wins against Kitimat, Smithers

Prince Rupert finishes season with 12-4-0-0 record going into playoffs

Regan Yee edges out Abby Nichols at the line as both women get big personal bests of 8:48.53 and 8:48.58. Yee starts the year with two races, two wins, and two personal bests. (Justin Britton/Citius Magazine).

South Hazelton runner selected to represent Canada at World Cross Country Championships

The announcement came in the midst of a winning streak for Regan Yee

Wednesday night game at Langley Events Centre showcased top NHL draft talent from the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. (Photos courtesy of Ryan Molag/Langley Events Centre)

Team White defeats Team Red 4-2 at 2023 kubota CHL/NHL top prospects game

Connor Bedard finished with six shots on goal

  • Jan 26, 2023
Smithers schools host Mountain Invitational Senior Boys’ basketball tournament. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Home team falls a hair short in Mountain Invitational basketball

Bulkley Valley Christian School loses nail-biter final to Gidgalang Kuuyas Naay’s

  • Jan 24, 2023
Smithers schools host Mountain Invitational Senior Boys’ basketball tournament. (Marisca Bakker photo)
New lights at Omineca Ski Club celebration

Upgrade on lights at the ski club in Burns Lake

Many helping hands made it possible

  • Dec 21, 2022
New lights at Omineca Ski Club celebration
Jupiter St. Pierre practices her skating routine on Nov. 22, before the Kla How Ya completion on Dec. 2 to 4 in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Kla How Ya skating competition in Prince Rupert, first time in 7 years

Public invited to watch skaters from across the north in free event Dec. 2 to 4

Jupiter St. Pierre practices her skating routine on Nov. 22, before the Kla How Ya completion on Dec. 2 to 4 in Prince Rupert. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
BCHL

BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

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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

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)
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

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
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
Burns Lake Soccer
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)
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