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Hall puts out call for nominations

Hall puts out call for nominations

BC Sports Hall of Fame seeking nominations for 2018 induction class

Hall puts out call for nominations
What a season to start playing minor hockey!

What a season to start playing minor hockey!

$150 free gear and coaching by former defender for the Missouri Mavericks, David Simoes

What a season to start playing minor hockey!
Season-opening football tournament

Season-opening football tournament

Vanderhoof Atoms and Peewee teams beat Prince George; Varsity teams put up a good fight

Season-opening football tournament
Black press file

B.C. hunters: download the Moose Tracker app

www.gov.bc.ca/wildlifehealth/moosetracker

Black press file
Linden Makow

Makow is 2017 junior golf champion

The annual Junior Golf Competition was held at the Omineca Golf Course…

Linden Makow
Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects

Comets GM Ryan Johnson talks about Canucks prospects that will impress at Young Stars Classic

Comets GM pumped about Canucks prospects
7 year old Hendrik striking a board pose with his father Shawn, Vanderhoof born and raised local boy turned international skateboarder. Photo Fiona Maureen

A skate board career started in Vanderhoof

A Skate park is a valuable community asset

7 year old Hendrik striking a board pose with his father Shawn, Vanderhoof born and raised local boy turned international skateboarder. Photo Fiona Maureen
Vanderhoof Clippers Club speed skaters Theo and Emily Clarke with provisional Canadian Olympic Team skater Jamie Macdonald (Fort St. James) in Vanderhoof Wednesday August 23, 2017. Photo Lorne Clarke

Macdonald offers advice to young athletes

Jamie Macdonald has excelled in the short track speed skating Olympic Trials.…

Vanderhoof Clippers Club speed skaters Theo and Emily Clarke with provisional Canadian Olympic Team skater Jamie Macdonald (Fort St. James) in Vanderhoof Wednesday August 23, 2017. Photo Lorne Clarke
Bear alumni with an original Bear jersey, Roy Striegler, Lance Russell, Len Fox, Barb Penner, Ken Clay, Gordon Dickson                                Photos by Fiona Maureen

Hometown hero Ken Clay invented visor

Vanderhoof Bear celebrates invention and visits friends

Bear alumni with an original Bear jersey, Roy Striegler, Lance Russell, Len Fox, Barb Penner, Ken Clay, Gordon Dickson                                Photos by Fiona Maureen
Kyle Munro of the Walnut Grove Gators competes in senior boys’ javelin at the 2016 B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at Nanaimo’s Rotary Bowl stadium. Greg Sakaki Black Press file photo

Let the Games begin

More than 2,500 athletes will be going for gold at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park

Kyle Munro of the Walnut Grove Gators competes in senior boys’ javelin at the 2016 B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at Nanaimo’s Rotary Bowl stadium. Greg Sakaki Black Press file photo
May 7th marked the 39th Annual Wild Goose Chase race in Vanderhoof

39th Vanderhoof Wild Goose Chase results

Results are in for the 39th Vanderhoof Wild Goose Chase

  • May 17, 2017
May 7th marked the 39th Annual Wild Goose Chase race in Vanderhoof
Practising for thirty years and still a good sport

Practising for thirty years and still a good sport

Living and working on Hospital Road since April 1, 1987

Practising for thirty years and still a good sport
NVSS Viqueens

NVSS Viqueens qualified for 2 decades of provincial level play 1975-1998

NVSS Viqueens qualified for 2 decades of provincial level play

  • Apr 20, 2017
NVSS Viqueens
Alison Desmerais competing in the Montreal at Canadian Senior Selections #2 March 9-12

Clipper alumnus on the cutting edge

Alison Desmerais to give us an update on her activities her sport

  • Mar 22, 2017
Alison Desmerais competing in the Montreal at Canadian Senior Selections #2 March 9-12
NCS Senior Girls Basketball coach

Northside senior girls qualify for basketball provincials

The Northside Christian School’s senior girls basketball team is once again heading to the provincial championships

  • Mar 15, 2017
NCS Senior Girls Basketball coach
Torin Chapman represents Vike Nation at the 2017 Ski and Snowboard Provincials in Whistler from March 1 to 3.

Vanderhoof skiers, snowboarders vie for provincial title

Four junior Vikings raced down Whistler's slopes against hundreds for the Ski and Snowboard Provincial Championship

Torin Chapman represents Vike Nation at the 2017 Ski and Snowboard Provincials in Whistler from March 1 to 3.
From top left

Vanderhoof speed skaters gained personal bests, national medals

Vanderhoof speed skaters brought home national medals and achieved personal bests this winter.

From top left
Vikings triumphed over the Roadrunners as the 2017 Senior Boys Basketball zone champions

Basketball zone champion title to Vanderhoof Viking boys

Vikings triumphed over the Roadrunners as the 2017 Senior Boys Basketball zone champions, after a day-long tight fight this weekend.

Vikings triumphed over the Roadrunners as the 2017 Senior Boys Basketball zone champions
Vanderhoof Bears’ Junior Girls

Girls only: Vanderhoof hosts female hockey weekend

Northern B.C. girls from Grade 3 to 12 filled Vanderhoof’s arena for a weekend of hockey this month.

Vanderhoof Bears’ Junior Girls
Torin Chapman of Nechako Valley Secondary finished two runs in one minute 17 seconds.

Vanderhoof snowboarders carved for provincial qualifiers

Eight snowboarders from Nechako Valley Secondary raced down the mountains of Smithers against over 140 others this month.

Torin Chapman of Nechako Valley Secondary finished two runs in one minute 17 seconds.