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Burns Lake girls volleyball

Burns Lake girls volleyball

The Lakes District Secondary School girls volleyball team headed to Castlegar for…

  • Dec 11, 2019
Burns Lake girls volleyball
Omineca ski swap

Omineca ski swap

(L-R) Julie Sheppard and Cherelle Finstad of Omineca Ski Club managed the…

  • Dec 4, 2019
Omineca ski swap
The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)
49th annual firefighters bonspiel

49th annual firefighters bonspiel

Burns Lake curlers flocked to the rink for the 49th Annual Firefighters…

  • Nov 27, 2019
49th annual firefighters bonspiel
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)

Team Canada step closer to Olympics after beating Puerto Rico

‘Super Round’ games to be played tomorrow at South Surrey’s Softball City

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)
The B.C. Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport recognize outstanding First Nations, Métis and Inuit athletes under 25 years of age. (Black Press Media file photo)

Call for nominations for Indigenous youth

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC), in collaboration with…

  • Aug 12, 2019
The B.C. Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport recognize outstanding First Nations, Métis and Inuit athletes under 25 years of age. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saltos gymnasts strong east to west

Saltos gymnasts strong east to west

Top finishes for the Smithers and Burns Lake gymnasts in Terrace and Quesnel.

  • Mar 14, 2019
Saltos gymnasts strong east to west
Smithers Secondary on Hudson Bay Mountain with their medals and banners from the B.C. High School Provincial Championships March 6. (Chris Gareau photo)

Smithers provincial snowboard sweep

Smithers Secondary win snowboard banners at BC High School Sports provincials on Hudson Bay Mtn.

Smithers Secondary on Hudson Bay Mountain with their medals and banners from the B.C. High School Provincial Championships March 6. (Chris Gareau photo)
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)
Jesse Barnes (Skidegate) directs the defence as Dionte Stephens (Prince Rupert) prepares for the inbound (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 5: Recap

Highlights and results from day 5 at the All Native Tournament

Jesse Barnes (Skidegate) directs the defence as Dionte Stephens (Prince Rupert) prepares for the inbound (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
All Native Basketball Tournament Day 6: Preview

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 6: Preview

Look ahead to all the action scheduled for Feb. 16 at the All Native Tournament

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 6: Preview
Kristi Innes (Prince Rupert) follows Laura Lewis (Vancouver) up the floor on day four of the All Native Basketball Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 4: Recap

Results and highlights from day 4 at the 2019 All Native Basketball Tournament

Kristi Innes (Prince Rupert) follows Laura Lewis (Vancouver) up the floor on day four of the All Native Basketball Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Darcy Pearson of Skidegate drives past Gene Wolff of Vancouver during their game at the All Native Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 3: Recap

Highlights from around Day 3 of the tournament

Darcy Pearson of Skidegate drives past Gene Wolff of Vancouver during their game at the All Native Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.

13-year-old B.C. hockey player quits team over bullying

Jamison Ladd penned a letter alleging that coaches did not do enough to resolve harassment

Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
Up in the air

Up in the air

Holly Hoffos from Grassy Plains Elementary School gets some air time on…

Up in the air
At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

BC junior curlers bring home third national gold

Team BC, headed by skip Tyler Tardi, emerged triumphant – again – from the Canadian juniors Sunday.

At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
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Instant winter benefits Bulkley Valley Snow Camp

Camp celebrates new Ski North Team, promoting companionship with all northern teams in this region.

  • Dec 27, 2018
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Smithers was the site of a BC Rugby clinic which featured local coaches and talent as well as Olympian Kayla Moleschi of Williams Lake. (Submitted photo)

NorthWest Rugby Round-Up

Communities connected through rugby

  • Oct 17, 2018
Smithers was the site of a BC Rugby clinic which featured local coaches and talent as well as Olympian Kayla Moleschi of Williams Lake. (Submitted photo)