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Kootenay cross-country skiers attended a Teck sponsored snow camp at Panorama last week. (Photos by Cam Gillies)

Kootenay Nordic racers attend snow camp at Panorama

With recent snow, communities across the Kootenays are opening their Nordic trails…

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks got back on the winning track on Friday at the B.V. Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

B.V. Nitehawks beat Kelowna Chiefs in shootout

Stojan stymies Kelowna shooters, Hanson scores in shootout for the Nitehawks 4-3 victory over Chiefs

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Mathieu Cobetto-Roy sparked the third-period 3-2 comeback win against the Wenatchee Wild on Saturday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters split shootout games vs Wenatchee Wild

Third period goals from Smoke Eaters Hunter and Cobetto-Roy set up 3-2 comeback win over Wild

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Josh Schenk battles for position in front of Wild goalie Andy Vlaha. Photo: Jim Bailey

Vlaha backs Wild to big win over Trail Smoke Eaters

Wenatchee’s Andy Vlaha stopped 40 shots in a 3-2 Wild victory over the Smokies in Trail on Wednesday

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Josh Schenk battles for position in front of Wild goalie Andy Vlaha. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong committed to the NCAA Air Force Falcons for the 2023-24 season. Photo: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters forward commits to Air Force

Nic Remissong will take his game to the next level and soar with the NCAA Div. 1 Air Force Falcons

  • Nov 22, 2022
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong committed to the NCAA Air Force Falcons for the 2023-24 season. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong drives to the net but is stopped on this play by Merritt goalie Johnny Hicks. The Smoke Eaters, however, came away with a 3-1 victory over the Cents on Saturday at the Cominco Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters beat Centennials, comeback falls short vs Spruce Kings

Trail Smoke Eaters skate to 3-1 win over Merritt Saturday, after falling 4-3 to Prince George Friday

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Nic Remissong drives to the net but is stopped on this play by Merritt goalie Johnny Hicks. The Smoke Eaters, however, came away with a 3-1 victory over the Cents on Saturday at the Cominco Arena. Photo: Jim Bailey
The Castlegar Rebels took on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on home ice Sept. 29. Photo: Jennifer Small

Castlegar Rebels make coaching change

Head coach Arnie Caplan is out, assistant coach serving as interim coach

The Castlegar Rebels took on the Beaver Valley Nitehawks on home ice Sept. 29. Photo: Jennifer Small
Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick and Salmon Arm’s Maddux Martin fight for the bouncing puck in a 4-1 Silverbacks win on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photos: Jim Bailey

Smoke Eaters drop two tough matches to Vees and ‘Backs

Trail Smoke Eaters take Penticton to shootout Saturday, stymied by Salmon Arm goalie on Sunday

Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick and Salmon Arm’s Maddux Martin fight for the bouncing puck in a 4-1 Silverbacks win on Sunday at the Trail Memorial Centre. Photos: Jim Bailey
The North Okanagan Knights scored a 5-4 win over the Castlegar Rebels in KIJHL play Saturday, Nov. 12, in Castlegar. (Black Press - file photo)

North Okanagan Knights edge Castlegar Rebels

KIJHL - Knights snap four-game skid with 5-4 victory on road; Rebels have lost six straight

The North Okanagan Knights scored a 5-4 win over the Castlegar Rebels in KIJHL play Saturday, Nov. 12, in Castlegar. (Black Press - file photo)
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NHL Scouts add Smoke Eaters defenceman to list

Smoke Eaters Brady Smith has been added to NHL Central Scouting ‘Players to Watch’ list

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The Castlegar Rebels are having a fundraising pumpkin carving contest. Photo: Alexandra Falconer/Special to Langley Advance Times

Fans asked to judge Castlegar Rebels’ pumpkin carving contest

Voting is by cash donation with the pumpkin getting the largest donation declared the winner

The Castlegar Rebels are having a fundraising pumpkin carving contest. Photo: Alexandra Falconer/Special to Langley Advance Times
The Rossland Running Club joined up with the Nelson club to tackle the Seven Summits Trail earlier this month. The groups are hosting its Rossland to Nelson Run over the next four Saturdays, starting Oct. 29. (submitted photo)

Rossland Run Club hosts challenging and fun event

Join the Rossland Running Club in its run to Nelson event going over the next four weeks

The Rossland Running Club joined up with the Nelson club to tackle the Seven Summits Trail earlier this month. The groups are hosting its Rossland to Nelson Run over the next four Saturdays, starting Oct. 29. (submitted photo)
Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick robs Powell River forward Maxim Potvin on a second period breakaway. The Kings however would score last in an exciting 2-1 victory. Photo: Jim Bailey

Powell River Kings outlast Trail Smoke Eaters

Stellar performances from Trail and Powell River goaltenders ends in a 2-1 Kings victory

Trail Smoke Eaters goalie Teagan Kendrick robs Powell River forward Maxim Potvin on a second period breakaway. The Kings however would score last in an exciting 2-1 victory. Photo: Jim Bailey
Trail Smoke Eaters forwards Josh Schenk and Quinn Disher earned the games first and second star in a 3-2 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals in Chilliwack Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters defeat Cowichan Capitals at BCHL Showcase

Schenk line leads Smoke Eaters to 3-2 victory over the Cowichan Valley Capitals to open Showcase

Trail Smoke Eaters forwards Josh Schenk and Quinn Disher earned the games first and second star in a 3-2 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals in Chilliwack Tuesday. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher fires one from close range but doesn’t get through the block from the Bucks defender. Photo: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters fall in OT to Bucks, beat ‘Backs

Trail Smoke Eaters lose 4-3 in overtime to Cranbrook, after thrilling win over Salmon Arm

Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher fires one from close range but doesn’t get through the block from the Bucks defender. Photo: Jim Bailey
Smoke Eater goalie Cole Tisdale makes one of 46 saves in a 7-5 win over Wenatchee Wild Friday at Trail Memorial Centre. Photos: Jim Bailey

Trail Smoke Eaters bounce back with dramatic wins over Wild and Warriors

Smoke Eaters forward Quinn Disher scores OT buzzer-beater for wild win over West Kelowna Warriors

Smoke Eater goalie Cole Tisdale makes one of 46 saves in a 7-5 win over Wenatchee Wild Friday at Trail Memorial Centre. Photos: Jim Bailey
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Kimberley hosts Teck Dry Land Camp for Kootenay x-country skiers

Last week cross-country ski athletes and coaches from all over the East…

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The Castlegar Rebels took down the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4 -1 on Sept. 29. All of the goals in the game were scored in the third period. Hometown favourite Travis Green was in the stands and he took the time to stop and pose for a photo with a minor hockey player. Photos: Jennifer Small
The Castlegar Rebels took down the Beaver Valley Nitehawks 4 -1 on Sept. 29. All of the goals in the game were scored in the third period. Hometown favourite Travis Green was in the stands and he took the time to stop and pose for a photo with a minor hockey player. Photos: Jennifer Small
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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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Trail Smoke Eaters roar back to defeat Centennials

Trail Smoke Eaters earn road split beating Merritt after tough loss in Penticton vs Vees

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