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Remi Drolet

Rossland skier competes at World Nordic ski championship

Remi Drolet was selected to Team Canada and will race at the 2021 FIS World Nordic Ski Championships

Alli Schroder is the first woman to sign with a Canadian College Baseball Conference program, according to Baseball Canada. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay pitcher becomes first woman in college baseball league’s history

Right-handed pitcher Alli Schroder commits to Vancouver Island University Mariners for 2021-22

Julien Locke

Black Jack skier creates innovative new tool for tracking trail conditions

NST member Julien Locke creates Nordic Pulse an online program that tracks ski club grooming teams

Julien Locke
Jennie Gallo. Photo: Submitted

Jennie Gallo added to Castlegar Complex Wall of Fame

Gallo has had a successful career in women’s hockey

Jennie Gallo. Photo: Submitted
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file
Molly Miller from Kimberley was the top Canadian at the Nordic World Junior Championships in Finland today. Bulletin file
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A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times

KIJHL cancels season due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions

It’s the second straight season the KIJHL has had to shut down prematurely

A Nelson Leafs player takes a shot on a Beaver Valley Nitehawks goaltender during the 2020 playoffs. The KIJHL announced Saturday it was cancelling the 2020-21 season. Photo: Jim Bailey/Trail Times
BCHL

BCHL season delayed once more, but league still hopes to play

The junior A league isn’t ready to sink the season, which is now pushed back into March

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Stanley Humphries Secondary School basketball. Photo: Jennifer Small

PHOTOS: High school hoops

Students at Stanley Humphries Secondary School in Castlegar enjoying some basketball

Stanley Humphries Secondary School basketball. Photo: Jennifer Small
Jare du Toit at the RBC Canadian Open in 2016. Bulletin file
Jare du Toit at the RBC Canadian Open in 2016. Bulletin file
The Selkirk Challengers at a recent class. Photo: Submitted

Two Castlegar sports groups receive provincial funding

28 sports groups across the Kootenay will be receiving money from the Local Sport Relief Fund

The Selkirk Challengers at a recent class. Photo: Submitted
The Trail Curling Club closed its doors for the rest of season in response to an extension of provincial health orders. Photo: submitted.

Trail Curling Club cancels remainder of season

The Trail Curling Club had an emergency meeting last week to deal with the PHO extension

The Trail Curling Club closed its doors for the rest of season in response to an extension of provincial health orders. Photo: submitted.
Team Buchy skipped by Kimberley curler Kaila Buchy are unable to defend their BC junior women's title this year, after CurlBC announced the cancellation of the event due to the pandemic. Photo: CurlBC

CurlBC cancels U18 and U21 championships

With curling clubs closing due to PHO order, CurlBC was forced to cancel U18 and U21 events

Team Buchy skipped by Kimberley curler Kaila Buchy are unable to defend their BC junior women's title this year, after CurlBC announced the cancellation of the event due to the pandemic. Photo: CurlBC
BCHL

BCHL delays start of the season as provincial health orders remain in place

The junior A league has been forced to abandon a plan to start in mid-January

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The KIJHL season won’t continue until at least Feb. 5. Photo: Tyler Harper

KIJHL postpones regular season until Feb. 5

The announcement follows an extension of the province’s athletic travel restrictions

The KIJHL season won’t continue until at least Feb. 5. Photo: Tyler Harper
Montrose product Connor Jones mixes it up with players at Trail’s Champions Hockey School. Connor will join brother Kellen to play for Vasterviks IsHockey Klubb in the Swedish league in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Jones twins reunite in Swedish hockey league

Montrose products Connor and Kellen Jones will skate for Vaterviks IK of the Swedish league

Montrose product Connor Jones mixes it up with players at Trail’s Champions Hockey School. Connor will join brother Kellen to play for Vasterviks IsHockey Klubb in the Swedish league in the new year. Photo: Jim Bailey.
Cranbrook native Bowen Byram is back to play for Team Canada for the second straight year at the 2020 World Junior Championship in Edmonton. Trevor Crawley photo

Cranbrook native to suit up for Team Canada

Bowen Byram looks for second gold medal in as many years with Team Canada at World Juniors

Cranbrook native Bowen Byram is back to play for Team Canada for the second straight year at the 2020 World Junior Championship in Edmonton. Trevor Crawley photo
The recent heavy snowfall has provided a welcomed gift for holiday skiers and outstanding ski conditions for Champion Lakes Ski Club and the Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club. Photo: Champion Lakes website.

Prime time for West Kootenay cross-country skiers

“Cross-country skiing is a great way to safely get outside this winter for both fun and exercise.”

The recent heavy snowfall has provided a welcomed gift for holiday skiers and outstanding ski conditions for Champion Lakes Ski Club and the Black Jack Cross Country Ski Club. Photo: Champion Lakes website.
Connor Jones - Top Shelf Stories

Top Shelf Stories: Don’t worry Mom, elves build the toys

Connor Jones shares memories of youth and family, life and sports, while growing up in Montrose

  • Dec 24, 2020
Connor Jones - Top Shelf Stories
Black Jack ski racers Remi Drolet (pictured), Jasmine Drolet, and Molly Miller were selected to compete at the 2021 World Jr/U23 Nordic Championship in Finland in February. Photo: Doug Stephen.

Black Jack trio selected to race in world championships

Black Jack skiers Molly Miller, and Remi and Jasmine Drolet to race for Team Canada at World Jr./U23

Black Jack ski racers Remi Drolet (pictured), Jasmine Drolet, and Molly Miller were selected to compete at the 2021 World Jr/U23 Nordic Championship in Finland in February. Photo: Doug Stephen.