Local Sports

The Chilliwack Chiefs and Coquitlam Express will finally play games in early April as the BCHL squeezes in a shortened 20 game season. Just-announced provincial funding may help the junior A league offset financial losses caused by the COVID pandemic. (Darren Francis photo)

Province provides relief funding for amateur sport

The government is directing $15 million to teams/leagues impacted by the COVID pandemic

 

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‘Modified’ games, limited competitive play return as B.C.’s local sports enter Phase 3

Phase 3 will see sports divided into four categories based on the number and intensity of contact

 

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B.C. pledges $1.5M to help local groups return to sport; no date for competitive play

Feds will also provide $3.4M in funding for youth sports

 

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time world and Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet is part of 11-member class

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
Members of Raft Mountain Skating Club pose during the group’s year-end performance on March 5 at the North Thompson Sportsplex. Photo submitted

Clearwater Skating club puts on crowd-pleasing performance

Many in the audience said it was the group’s best show yet

Members of Raft Mountain Skating Club pose during the group’s year-end performance on March 5 at the North Thompson Sportsplex. Photo submitted
Kickboxing instructor, Sonya Dowker, demonstrates how to do a kick on Myrna Harrod-Taniguti while Jen Belle and Amber Benoit observe during a Mom’s Fight Club session at Clearwater Secondary School on Feb. 24. Photo by Jaime Polmateer

Fighting for fun and fitness

Mom’s Fight Club in Clearwater offers women chance to dabble in martial arts

Kickboxing instructor, Sonya Dowker, demonstrates how to do a kick on Myrna Harrod-Taniguti while Jen Belle and Amber Benoit observe during a Mom’s Fight Club session at Clearwater Secondary School on Feb. 24. Photo by Jaime Polmateer
Barriere residents (l-r) Steve Rainer, Mary MacLennan, Jordan Rainer, Carman Smith and Barb Smith wear Viking costumes as they take part in the Wells Gray Birchleg on Feb. 1. Roughly 39 people showed up to take part in the event. Photo by Keith McNeill

PHOTO: Valhalla awaits

Roughly 39 people showed up to take part in the 2020 Birchleg event

  • Feb 7, 2020
Barriere residents (l-r) Steve Rainer, Mary MacLennan, Jordan Rainer, Carman Smith and Barb Smith wear Viking costumes as they take part in the Wells Gray Birchleg on Feb. 1. Roughly 39 people showed up to take part in the event. Photo by Keith McNeill
Featured player this week, pictured here, is Phoenix Mcfadyen, number 26 from the Clearwater peewee Icehawks racing down the ice in the final game against the Kelowna Avalanche on Feb. 2. Photo by K.A.Pendergast

Last weekend on the ice

Featured player this week is Phoenix McFadyen, number 26 for the peewee Icehawks

  • Feb 6, 2020
Featured player this week, pictured here, is Phoenix Mcfadyen, number 26 from the Clearwater peewee Icehawks racing down the ice in the final game against the Kelowna Avalanche on Feb. 2. Photo by K.A.Pendergast