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

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.