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Play-By-Play Broadcaster Miller Not to Return To Smoke Eaters In 2019/20

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Thursday that play-by-play broadcaster Trevor Miller will not be returning to the organization for the 2019/20 season to pursue another job opportunity.  Miller, 24, spent the 2018/19 season with the Smoke Eaters, calling all 58 regular season games as well as 12...

Smoke Eaters & BCHL Release Details And Schedule For 2019 Showcase Festival Presented By Bauer

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2019 BCHL Showcase Festival presented by Bauer that will take place at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton.  Formerly taking place at Prospera Centre in Chilliwack, the event has...

Smoke Eaters Add Size With Murphy-Johnson On Backend

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce defenceman Jackson Murphy-Johnson has committed to the team for the 2019/20 season. Murphy-Johnson, 17, comes to the Smoke Eaters after playing with the Vancouver North East Chiefs of the BC Major Midget League, where he played in all but two games over the...

Selkirk College Saints Add Two More Building Blocks

The Selkirk College Saints continue to sculpt a squad for the upcoming British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season that puts emphasis on success at both ends of the ice. Former Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standouts Garrett Hilton and Derian Bamber have committed to the Saints for the...

Smoke Eaters announce regular season schedule

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club, along with the British Columbia Hockey League, is pleased to announce the regular season schedule for the upcoming 2019/20 season.  The Smoke Eaters will begin their BCHL season with five straight games at the Trail Memorial Centre, opening up on Friday, September 6th against the...

Selkirk College Maintains Connection to Athletics History, Unveils New Logo

A fresh look for Selkirk College athletics reflects the rugged beauty of the region while maintaining an important connection to post-secondary history. Earlier this year, the college reached out to students, employees, alumni and community members about the Selkirk College Saints look, logo and name. Through online input and...

Timberwolves rebound from loss to Calgary Axemen in win over Olds Stingers

The West Kootenay Timberwolves hosted the higher-tiered Axemen and Stingers teams in Castlegar this weekend at the Complex.  The Timberwolves were impacted by a short bench on Saturday and fell to the Axemen 11-6. The home team rebounded with a solid 12-5 win against the Stingers on Sunday, in a game that saw the Timberwolves...

Smoke Eaters Acquire Forward Corey Clifton From Surrey

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce the team has acquired forward Corey Clifton (’99) from the Surrey Eagles in exchange for defenseman Jimmy Darby (’01). Clifton, 20, spent the 2018/19 season with the Eagles, collecting 7 goals and 18 assists for 25 points in a career-high 50 games played, ...

West Kootenay Timberwolves tie the Cranbrook Outlaws in Rossland Opener

The West Kootenay Timberwolves kicked off the first of two back-to-back home weekends in Rossland on June 1.  The visiting Cranbrook Outlaws were looking for their second win of the season against the Timberwolves. The players did not disappoint the fans, with both teams delivering a strong and entertaining performance. The...

Lacrosse at the Rossland Arena June 1: West Kootenay Timberwolves and the Cranbrook Outlaws

The West Kootenay Timberwolves junior lacrosse players were on the road May 25 and 26, honing skills and teamwork. After a 4-13 loss to Alberta’s Rockyview Rage in Cochrane, AB, the Timberwolves bounced back with a 4-3 win over the Cranbrook Outlaws.  This coming weekend, they will once again play against the Cranbrook Outlaws...

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