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Beaver Valley Nitehawks coach and GM Terry Jones was suspended eight games after two players were found to have played games despite not being completely vaccinated. Photo: Jim Bailey

KIJHL team fined, coach suspended for COVID-19 policy breach

Two players with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks played games despite not having two vaccine doses

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

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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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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Dave Stevens is 39, and has only been running since he turned 30. In the last three years he has become one of B.C.’s top long-distance runners. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson’s Dave Stevens will run forever, and then a little farther

The Nelson ultramarathoner has found success in extreme distances

Dave Stevens is 39, and has only been running since he turned 30. In the last three years he has become one of B.C.’s top long-distance runners. Photo: Tyler Harper
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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)
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2021 BCHL Showcase runs Wednesday to Sunday in Chilliwack

After one year in Chilliwack, the league intends to move the event around starting in 2022-23

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Nelson’s Wamuna Fukada throws a punch during Fight Night 8. Photo: Tyler Harper
Nelson’s Wamuna Fukada throws a punch during Fight Night 8. Photo: Tyler Harper
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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

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Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small

KIJHL launches app featuring real-time game scores

Follow the Castlegar Rebels, Nelson Leafs or your favourite KIJHL team on the new app

Castlegar Rebels and Grand Forks Border Bruins in a September pre-season game. Photo: Jennifer Small
Rob Nobert slides to victory in the final against Team McCrady at the Torchlight Brewery Classic on Sunday at the Trail Curling Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey

Nobert slides to victory at World Curling Tour event

Team Nobert delivered a convincing win over Team McCrady in the curling event final

Rob Nobert slides to victory in the final against Team McCrady at the Torchlight Brewery Classic on Sunday at the Trail Curling Centre. Photo: Jim Bailey
Athletics Canada ranked Trail Track and Field athletes Sadie Joyce, Makenna Gallon, Jendaya and Ellery Shields among the top athletes in the province for their respective events.

Trail track athetes excel at Calgary meet

Trail Track and Field athletes ranked among the best in province by Athletics Canada

Athletics Canada ranked Trail Track and Field athletes Sadie Joyce, Makenna Gallon, Jendaya and Ellery Shields among the top athletes in the province for their respective events.
Nelson’s Dave Stevens is seen here en route to his win at the Run Rabbit Run ultramarathon. Photo: Submitted
Nelson’s Dave Stevens is seen here en route to his win at the Run Rabbit Run ultramarathon. Photo: Submitted
The Fauquier Golf Club ladies league held their wind up event on Sept. 8. (Contributed)
The Fauquier Golf Club ladies league held their wind up event on Sept. 8. (Contributed)
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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

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Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper

VIDEO: Nelson’s Bigby Place holds 10-hour marathon fundraiser

Participants spent the day on a stationary bike to pay for a trip to Operation Trackshoes

Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper