Women’s soccer was part of the action during the Kitwanga May long weekend of sports action.

Hazelton sports briefs

There was plenty of sports action around Hazelton last week including some soccer and the Kitwanga long weekend sports tournament.

The Hazelton Softball league gets underway this Wednesday and those interested can bring their registration forms to practice with their payment.

Children ages 4 − 7 will practice on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 5:30 p.m. − 6:15 p.m. and youth between the ages of 8 and 12 will practice on the same days from 6:15 p.m. − 7 p.m.

The women’s team practices Wednesday nights, 7 p.m. − 8 p.m. and the mixed teams, if there is enough interest, practices Monday 7 p.m. − 8 p.m.

All practices are at the South Hazelton ball park for the first few weeks until organizers know how many people are playing.

Games are scheduled to start in mid June.

Registration forms can still be picked up at the New Hazelton Bulkley Valley Credit Union, Sedina Sales, District of New Hazelton, Tri Town Feed and Lumber or by contacting the South Hazelton Community Association at southhazelton.ca@gmail.com or phone 250-842-7077.

Volunteers and coaches are still needed and appreciated and if anyone is interested please use the above contact information.

The Annual May long weekend Kitwanga sports tournament offered a wide variety of non-stop action with soccer and softball.

Teams from all over the northwest including Terrace, Kitwanga, the Hazeltons, Gitsegukla and Gitanyow.

Games started on Friday night and went throughout  the entire weekend with playoffs on Monday.

Soccer teams ranged from young children mixed teams, to women’s and several age groups of men’s teams.

Results weren’t available at deadline.

See next week’s Interior News for details.

 

 

Just Posted

Shutdown rescues taxi service

Adventure Camp Tourism extends shuttle offer to supplement airport transportation

Raine Hamilton Trio closing out BVCA season

The last show of the 2018-19 season with Raine Hamilton Trio is Saturday.

Astronaut’s visit uplifts Telegraph Creek

Chris Hadfield visit part of field research on world’s first electric polar-exploration vehicle

Jury finds Fowler guilty of attempted murder

Defence counsel says Ronald Fowler will appeal guilty of attempted murder verdict

Rupert swimmers return from Winnipeg meet with medals

Points North swim team clock an impressive performance

Defiant vigil starts healing in New Zealand after massacre

Police say the gunman in the shooting that killed 50 acted alone

Facebook announces changes to political advertising to meet new federal rules

Bill C-76 bans the use of money from foreign entities to conduct partisan campaigns

National Arts Centre spotlights Indigenous and female artists in upcoming season

Other musical offerings include a salute to Canada’s Indigenous composers

Travel expected to be slowed by fallout from fire at Toronto’s Pearson airport

All U.S.-bound flights from Terminal 1 were cancelled Sunday night after the fire broke out near a security checkpoint

Trudeau fills vacancy in cabinet with B.C. MP Joyce Murray

Murray, 64, was elected in 2008 and served previously as a minister in B.C.’s provincial government

Leivo nets shootout winner as Canucks edge Stars 3-2

Schaller scores first 2 goals of season for Vancouver

UBC study shows honey bees can help monitor pollution in cities

Scientists analyzed beehives in high density urban areas to those off on Galiano Island

Most Read