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Forty BCHL stars to skate in Top Prospects Game

The all-star showcase will be part of the junior A league’s 60th anniversary weekend in January

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BCHL adopts use of Sporfie video review system

The junior A league experimented with the system at the BCHL Showcase in Chilliwack in October

Kane Peterson, 9, gets his COVID vaccination at North Sound Pediatrics in Mill Creek, WA on Nov. 6, 2021. A vaccination clinic for children aged 5 to 11 is planned for the Ashcroft HUB on Nov. 30. (Photo credit: Kevin Clark/The Herald)

Children in Interior Health are eligible for vaccines

Children age five to eleven are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine registration

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BCHL taking out-of-conference games off the schedule for rest of 2021-22 season

The league is shifting to regional matchups with travel still hindered province wide

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Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL adds 24 skaters, 8 goaltenders to online all-star ballot

Voting is open until Tuesday to determine which six skaters and four goalies make the game

Chilliwack’s Cameron Johnson is one of 24 BCHL skaters added to an online all-star ballot along with eight goaltenders. (Darren Francis photo)
Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)

BCHL coaches determine initial 18 skaters for three-on-three all-star tournament

Remaining all-stars will be determined through online fan voting

Chilliwack Chief Abram Wiebe is one of 18 BCHLers named to the All-Star three-on-three tournament following a poll of league coaches. (Darren Francis photo)
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Flooding fallout forces BCHL to postpone more games

Nine matches are being pushed back, but the junior A league has also added nine regional games

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Area resident and Special Olympic Curler Danny Cleland is shown throwing the ceremonial first rock for the Barriere Curling Club's Skins Bonspiel held on Saturday, Nov. 13.  (Bernice Randrup photo)

Clearwater teams place in Barriere bonspiel

The Barriere Recreation Society (BRS) hosted a Skins Bonspiel at the Barriere…

Area resident and Special Olympic Curler Danny Cleland is shown throwing the ceremonial first rock for the Barriere Curling Club's Skins Bonspiel held on Saturday, Nov. 13.  (Bernice Randrup photo)
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BCHL postpones eight games due to flooding

The homes of the Chilliwack Chiefs and Merritt Centennials have been particularly hard hit

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The Clearwater Secondary School boy’s soccer team split up into smaller groups to clean up parts of Clearwater on Monday, Nov. 8, as a thank you for all the community support. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Time)

Community clean up

The Clearwater Secondary School boy’s soccer team split up into smaller groups…

The Clearwater Secondary School boy’s soccer team split up into smaller groups to clean up parts of Clearwater on Monday, Nov. 8, as a thank you for all the community support. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Time)
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CDMHA Hockey Kid of the Week

Name: Ryker Kelly Age: 4 Level: U4 “I like playing hockey because…

  • Nov 18, 2021
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Congratulations to the Clearwater U15 Icehawks for their first-place win the home tournament held Nov. 12 to 14. The team won all the games they played over the weekend. (Clearwater Minor Hockey/Facebook)

Tournament champs

Congratulations to the Clearwater U15 Icehawks for their first-place win the home…

Congratulations to the Clearwater U15 Icehawks for their first-place win the home tournament held Nov. 12 to 14. The team won all the games they played over the weekend. (Clearwater Minor Hockey/Facebook)
Brian Rowher, construction liaison for Banister Pipelines LP, left, and Brian Vermeulen, senior land representative for Trans Mountain, presented Clearwater Secondary School principal Darren Coates with donations for the boy’s soccer team for their trip to Burnaby for the provincial games. A total of $3,500 was donated by the employees of Banister ($1,000) and Trans Mountain ($2,500) while working on the Trans Mountain project, and an additional $2,500 was donated to the team from Banister Pipeline LP. The donations are in addition to other community contributions, including $2,000 from Jason Breda, $2,500 from Wells Gray Home Hardware, $1,000 from Joe and Hazel Wadlegger and $700 from Usoff Tsao. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

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  • Nov 4, 2021
Brian Rowher, construction liaison for Banister Pipelines LP, left, and Brian Vermeulen, senior land representative for Trans Mountain, presented Clearwater Secondary School principal Darren Coates with donations for the boy’s soccer team for their trip to Burnaby for the provincial games. A total of $3,500 was donated by the employees of Banister ($1,000) and Trans Mountain ($2,500) while working on the Trans Mountain project, and an additional $2,500 was donated to the team from Banister Pipeline LP. The donations are in addition to other community contributions, including $2,000 from Jason Breda, $2,500 from Wells Gray Home Hardware, $1,000 from Joe and Hazel Wadlegger and $700 from Usoff Tsao. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
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School District 73 revisits inter-school sports decision

Press Release The School District 73 Elementary Sports Council has reconsidered their…

  • Nov 4, 2021
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A few members of the Clearwater Secondary School boy's soccer team were parked in front of Tim Hortons on Saturday morning handing out Raiders stickers to build "Raider pride"in the community. They also had a donation jar available for those who wanted to support the team, though a donation wasn't necessary to pick up a sticker. The team will be in Burnaby Nov. 3 to 5 for the provincial games. From l-r: Evan Cooke, Jaden Phillips, Lucas Taniguti, Reid Muddiman and Jackson Graffunder. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Donations pour in from community for Clearwater boy’s soccer team

The team made the provincial games for the first time ever and will play in Burnaby Nov. 3 to 5

A few members of the Clearwater Secondary School boy's soccer team were parked in front of Tim Hortons on Saturday morning handing out Raiders stickers to build "Raider pride"in the community. They also had a donation jar available for those who wanted to support the team, though a donation wasn't necessary to pick up a sticker. The team will be in Burnaby Nov. 3 to 5 for the provincial games. From l-r: Evan Cooke, Jaden Phillips, Lucas Taniguti, Reid Muddiman and Jackson Graffunder. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
2021 Clearwater Secondary School boy’s soccer team. Back from l-r: Coach Ryan Wilkes, Matthew Lavigne, Tyson Von Hollen, Alex Von Hollen, Lucas Taniguti, Serfie Gontcharov, Kalan Priede, Owen Sim, Corwin Schieck, Soren Coates, Coach Barb Coates. Front from l-r: Reid Muddiman, Theron McLarty, Mason Streadwick, Jaden Phillips, Danny Gontcharov, Jackson Graffunder, Evan Cooke, Devin Holland, Blaise Schieck, Torin Murray (Submitted)

Clearwater Secondary School boy’s soccer team in provincial games for first time

The provincial games are from Nov. 2 to 5 in Burnaby

  • Oct 28, 2021
2021 Clearwater Secondary School boy’s soccer team. Back from l-r: Coach Ryan Wilkes, Matthew Lavigne, Tyson Von Hollen, Alex Von Hollen, Lucas Taniguti, Serfie Gontcharov, Kalan Priede, Owen Sim, Corwin Schieck, Soren Coates, Coach Barb Coates. Front from l-r: Reid Muddiman, Theron McLarty, Mason Streadwick, Jaden Phillips, Danny Gontcharov, Jackson Graffunder, Evan Cooke, Devin Holland, Blaise Schieck, Torin Murray (Submitted)
Clearwater Secondary School Senior Girls Volleyball #4 Sage Barstow tips the ball over the net to an opposing team member of the Kamloops School of the Arts. Teammate Cassidy Tucker, #9, is ready to assist. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

CSS Senior girl’s volleyball team play visiting KSA Stars

The Clearwater Secondary School Senior girl’s volleyball Raiders squared off against the…

Clearwater Secondary School Senior Girls Volleyball #4 Sage Barstow tips the ball over the net to an opposing team member of the Kamloops School of the Arts. Teammate Cassidy Tucker, #9, is ready to assist. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)
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BCHL all-star festivities to include Top Prospects Game

All-star events will be held Jan. 14 in Penticton, with NHL and college scouts in attendance

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Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)

Chilliwack’s Sardis Drumline gets season-long gig at Vancouver Canucks games

Small groups from Sardis secondary school will perform at 41 National Hockey League matches

Members of the Sardis Drumline on the ice at an empty Abbotsford Centre prior to Friday night’s American Hockey League game. (submitted photo)
Presley Wicks squeezed the puck under Tristan Cool’s right pad during a drill during minor hockey development at the North Thompson Sportsplex on Friday. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)

Minor hockey season underway in Clearwater

Presley Wicks squeezed the puck under Tristan Cool’s right pad during a…

Presley Wicks squeezed the puck under Tristan Cool’s right pad during a drill during minor hockey development at the North Thompson Sportsplex on Friday. (Stephanie Hagenaars/Clearwater Times)