Local Sports

PHOTOS: Smithers Figure Skating Club hosts a showcase

All of the club’s pre-star and starksaters participated in Showcase ahead of regional championships.

Game on at outdoor rink

Boys and girls – and dogs – of all ages hit the ice laid down by Smithers firefighters.

Cold temps put freeze on Nordic Centre events

All entrants are still going to represent the regional team at the BC Winter Games in February.

Hudson Bay Mountain partners with ISPARC to bring indigenous youth to the hill

The mountain will provide accommodations, lessons, rentals and lift tickets for kids in the program.

Try Hockey a huge success at getting girls into the game

Try Hockey program being offered to boys this month.

Top sports stories of July to December 2017

A look back at the second half of 2017 in sports as we slide into a new year.

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Canadian men's U19 basketballers named team of the year
Canada prepares to face U.S. rivals outdoors at world juniors
Canada's junior hockey goalies on how to keep cool on the ice
Bettman says NHL open to Seattle expansion application

World comes to Hudson Bay Mountain to help get footing in bindings

Instructors and workers on Hudson Bay Mountain with an international flavour help run slopes.

Grad class schools teachers

Smithers Secondary grad class defeat staff 6-4 in annual game.

Oliemans points skis towards Olympics

Jason Oliemans hopes to make the national ski-cross team and eventually the Olympics.

Top swimmers home for the holidays

Paralympian and university star swimmers back and practising in the Smithers pool.

Skiers prepare for New Year’s Eve Winter Games qualifier

The Snow Camp attracted close to 50 young skiers and experienced coaches from all over the region.

PHOTOS: Cross Country Ski Club hosts a clinic

Kids from all over northern B.C. came to participate in the clinic.

Gryphons land 3-1 record at Condor Classic

Smithers Secondary girls basketball squad 3-1 at annual Condor Classic in Prince George.

  • Dec 18th, 2017

Pair of Bulkley Valley Otters named top swimmers

Zach Durnin was bronze medalist in 10 and under. Fergus Hobson, 16, took bronze in the senior boys.

Smithers Winter Classic Taekwon-Do Championships

Results for Smithers and Houston athletes who were among the 71 athletes who participated.

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Gryphons take on top teams

Smithers Gryphons girls basketball team off and running last weekend as they headed to Abbottsford.

Getting between the top and bottom of the valley

BV Backpackers hike, ski and snowshoe their way through the Bulkley Valley.

Gryphons leave mark at provincials

Smithers Secondary Gryphons boys volleyball squad went to the provincial championships.

Athleticism and grace at Kla How Ya figure skating

Figure skaters in Smithers armed with will and determination. And grace, too.