Local Sports

Vikings playing the Cougars on Oct. 12. (Photo by Ken Young)

Nechako Valley Vikings taking on the Prince George Polars this Friday

The local high school football team are the top seed in the Northern Conference double-A varsity standings

Vikings playing the Cougars on Oct. 12. (Photo by Ken Young)
Rayen Remple, 2nd for grade 9 boys.
Rayen Remple, 2nd for grade 9 boys.
SD91 elementary school students enjoy a crisp fall day for their cross country race. The weather is dipping below -2 degrees celsius on some days. (Aman Parhar photo)

Elementary school students compete in a cross country race

The event held at the Nechako Valley Sporting Association grounds saw students from across SD91 participate

SD91 elementary school students enjoy a crisp fall day for their cross country race. The weather is dipping below -2 degrees celsius on some days. (Aman Parhar photo)
Vanderhoof runners win big at Quesnel cross country race

Vanderhoof runners win big at Quesnel cross country race

Next race to be held in Dawson Creek on Oct. 19

Vanderhoof runners win big at Quesnel cross country race
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
(Aman Parhar photo)

Cross-country race held in the District

Over 12 schools from across the region competed in the event

(Aman Parhar photo)
Vanderhoof runners at the Prince George 46th Annual Labour Day Classic Road race. Top row: Mike R, Bill R, Kerry K, Jessica S, Jeremy S, Madison S. Front Row: Tommy R, Jimmy, Brian N, April S, Alexis S. (Submitted photo)

Vanderhoof runners win big at racing event held in Prince George

Brian Nemethy wins the 14 km men’s race for the fourth time and Nolan McCleary secured gold in the 5 km run for the second time.

Vanderhoof runners at the Prince George 46th Annual Labour Day Classic Road race. Top row: Mike R, Bill R, Kerry K, Jessica S, Jeremy S, Madison S. Front Row: Tommy R, Jimmy, Brian N, April S, Alexis S. (Submitted photo)
The Nechako Valley Otters. (Photo courtesy of the Nechako Valley Swim Club)

Nechako Valley Otters have a successful first season

Nechako Valley Otters club has been very successful in their first season…

The Nechako Valley Otters. (Photo courtesy of the Nechako Valley Swim Club)
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)

Team Canada step closer to Olympics after beating Puerto Rico

‘Super Round’ games to be played tomorrow at South Surrey’s Softball City

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)
Photo Gallery: Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof a success, says organizer

Photo Gallery: Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof a success, says organizer

Three records were broken in the 3.5 km and 8 km categories

Photo Gallery: Wild Goose Chase Run in Vanderhoof a success, says organizer
Izzy Wallick, a coach at Fort St. James Secondary School for 28-years has received the 2018 ViaSport, Coach of the Year Award, and will be formally honoured in Vancouver at the 2019 BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala on May 23, 2019. Wallick said she isn’t available that day to go receive the award, but her daughter will be going to Vancouver to receive it on her behalf. (Submitted photo)

Fort St. James coach receives community coach of the year award

Izzy Willick has been coaching athletes for the past 28-years

Izzy Wallick, a coach at Fort St. James Secondary School for 28-years has received the 2018 ViaSport, Coach of the Year Award, and will be formally honoured in Vancouver at the 2019 BC Sports Hall of Fame Induction Gala on May 23, 2019. Wallick said she isn’t available that day to go receive the award, but her daughter will be going to Vancouver to receive it on her behalf. (Submitted photo)
(Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)

NVSS girls win basketball zones and are headed to provincials

North Central “A” Girls Basketball Zones were held last week in Fort St. James

(Aman Parhar/Caledonia Courier)
The Jordan Marshall Memorial Hockey tournament was held Feb. 22 to Feb. 24 at the Fort Forum Arena. The tournament was held to start the conversation around mental health in the community. Shown are the Vanderhoof Lumberjacks playing the Mulligan Stars in a friendly game on Feb. 23. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Jordan Marshall Memorial Hockey tournament a success: Jackie Marshall

Starting the conversation around mental health in the community

The Jordan Marshall Memorial Hockey tournament was held Feb. 22 to Feb. 24 at the Fort Forum Arena. The tournament was held to start the conversation around mental health in the community. Shown are the Vanderhoof Lumberjacks playing the Mulligan Stars in a friendly game on Feb. 23. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Shown is Madison Seely during the 300 meter heat which she won. (Photo by - Michael Mong)

Vanderhoof speed skater wins bronze in nationals

Madison Seely represented B.C. in nationals held in Winnipeg this month

Shown is Madison Seely during the 300 meter heat which she won. (Photo by - Michael Mong)
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)
Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.

13-year-old B.C. hockey player quits team over bullying

Jamison Ladd penned a letter alleging that coaches did not do enough to resolve harassment

Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.
Shown is the Fort St. James team during the ITF World Cup held in Sydney, Australia. (Photo - Submitted)

Taekwondo coach from Fort St. James places 3rd in ITF world cup

“I love Taekwondo because it is all inclusive” : Vera Poole

Shown is the Fort St. James team during the ITF World Cup held in Sydney, Australia. (Photo - Submitted)
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

BC junior curlers bring home third national gold

Team BC, headed by skip Tyler Tardi, emerged triumphant – again – from the Canadian juniors Sunday.

At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
A skier on the trails in March 2018. Nechako Nordics Ski Club/Facebook photo

Try cross-country skiing with Nechako Nordics Ski Club Jan. 12

Local club is holding a free day, with no charge for rentals

  • Jan 9, 2019
A skier on the trails in March 2018. Nechako Nordics Ski Club/Facebook photo