Local Sports

West Kootenay couple escapes Spain – safe, sound, and in self-isolation

BC couple Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

Update: Hockey Canada brings Junior and Minor Hockey seasons to abrupt end

Due to COVID-19, Hockey Canada cancels the BCHL and KIJHL playoffs, as well as BC provincials

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

KIJHL hires Jeff Dubois as new commissioner

Emanuel Sequeira Communications Manager, KIJHL Jeff Dubois has been hired as the…

Creston Valley Thunder Cats bounce back with three-game winning streak

Creston KIJHL team must keep winning to have chance at playoffs

  • Jan 30, 2020
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2020 BC Winter games wrap-up
HIGHLIGHT REEL: 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John
Christine Sinclair becomes world's all-time leading goal-scorer
Canada beats Russia to win gold at world juniors

Creston Valley Thunder Cats outlast Grand Forks Border Bruins in overtime

Creston team beat Grand Forks 5-4 on Jan. 18; goaltender injured during game

  • Jan 23, 2020

VIDEO: Kootenay Patricks assemble for first practice ahead of charity game

The group of locals will play Montreal Canadiens alumni next week

Creston Valley Thunder Cats rookies pave the way for progress

Rookie Corbin Cockerill is Creston’s leading rookie scorer; 12 points in 12 games for Ty Grisedale

  • Jan 15, 2020

Creston Valley Thunder Cats start new year with losses

Creston KIJHL team drops first 2020 decisions to Nelson Leafs and Kimberley Dynamiters

  • Jan 8, 2020

Injuries and the flu leave Thunder Cats shorthanded in Okanagan division

The Creston Valley Thunder Cats’ play against the Okanagan division this season…

  • Dec 4, 2019

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

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

Registration for the East Kootenay Volleyball Club opens Dec. 1

Players in age groups 13 to 18 can join the club and compete across eastern BC and Alberta

The Thunder Cats road trip didn’t get off to a good start

The first weekend of the Creston Valley Thunder Cats give-game road trip…

  • Nov 27, 2019

Rocky start to November for Thunder Cats

By Eric Blow The Eddie Mountain division race got a lot closer…

  • Nov 6, 2019

Thunder Cats take control of second place

By Eric Blow A weekend sweep by the Creston Valley Thunder Cats…

  • Oct 31, 2019

Creston Judo Club to host 2020 B.C. Winter Games Judo qualifier

The Creston Judo Club is hosting the Creston Challenge Cup and Petit…

VIDEO: Quidditch in the Kootenays

Young wizards and witches played a muggle-version of the sport

It was a tale of two teams on the Creston Valley Thunder Cats’ past road trip.

By Eric Blow It was a tale of two teams on the…

  • Oct 2, 2019

Creston Valley Tennis Club mixed doubles tournament attracts East Kootenay tennis players

The Creston Valley Tennis Club hosted a mixed doubles tournament Sept. 7.…