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by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 14 2016

It wasn’t supposed to be so tough, but playoff hockey is prone to unpredictable outcomes.

But when push came to shove, the defending British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League fought of a pesky University of Victoria Vikes to capture the best-of-three series Sunday night in Castlegar with a 3-1 victory.

“He [Vikes goaltender Scott Legault] had a good series for sure and we...

by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 22 2016

With three games remaining in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) regular season, the Selkirk College Saints hold the fate of home ice advantage for the post season in their own hands.

Coming off a pair of playoff-like contests against rival Simon Fraser University this past weekend at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre, each team captured a victory...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Feb 15 2016

Soleil Patterson has been demonstrating  speed and skill to earn her place at the U18 Canadian National Alpine Championships in Collingwood, Ontario, February  23 to 26.   

At the most recent speed event at Kimberley Alpine Resort, Patterson racked up a win in Super-G, two silvers (one in Super-G, one in Downhill) a fourth- and a fifth-place in Downhilland Slalom respectively.    These...

by Contributor on Friday Feb 12 2016

Nick Deschenes, has been relieved of his duties as GM/Head Coach of the Trail Smoke Eaters effective immediately.  President, Tom Gawryletz, stated, “The team has been outscored by a margin of 22-3 in the last three games but more importantly, it is obvious that the players are not responding to him.”

Deschenes has...

by Sara Golling on Saturday Feb 06 2016

Snow conditions left a lot to be desired in the Outaouais region, but the skiers dealt with it.  Before the races, there had been rain and warm temperatures; on race day, the weather was fine -- sunny, and a bit below freezing.

Julien Locke of Rossland's BlackJack Ski Club won the sprint in the previous Buff race, and also in the US Nationals in January.

This time, Locke earned a...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 02 2016

Are you tired of riding in the singles line?  Skied Dating is the event for you!  On February 13, this Rossland-style speed dating event will take place at RED Mountain Resort.  Right before Valentine's Day.

Participants will meet at the bottom of Red Chair at 1pm.  The ride up the chair is your “speed date” and then you ski back down and meet your next match at the bottom.  This allows...

by Sara Golling on Monday Feb 01 2016

Conditions on the Spokane Street hill were pretty good this year  for the Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race.  Rossland City Council's new bobsled, "Council's Pipe Dream," with its team of councillors  whizzed across the finish line on its first run, but then things went sideways.  That is, their sled went sideways and crashed into the snow berm beside the run-out end of the track. 

Council...

by Bob Hall on Wednesday Jan 27 2016

Selkirk College Connects to China’s Massive Ski Industry

Bob Falle doesn’t mind seeing his students daydream about skiing.

“You walk into the classroom, and if it’s snowing outside, you can see the students looking out the window, dreaming the same thing,” says Falle, the Chair of the School of Hospitality & Tourism at Selkirk College.  “They’re thinking...

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