Local Sports

Trio of Veenstras and Morkel prevail in Texas Scramble

The Smithers Golf and Country Club hosted its first major event of the year over the long weekend

Morrison strikes gymnastics gold

Saltos gymnast finishes seventh overall at provincials with first place in uneven bars

Pickleball grows in popularity

It all started in the mid-1960’s when a couple of avid badminton…

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Volleyball set at Pioneer Day
85-year-old, lifting since 1950, on track to cinch weightlifting championship
New NHL arena gets green light in Calgary
Aaron Brown edges Andre De Grasse to win Canadian 100-metre title

SSS senior girls soccer off to a 2-1-0 start

All games so far have all been lung-busting affairs

  • Apr 27, 2019

Golf season in Smithers is underway

A first look at the golf course on opening day

Steelheads recruiting event shows promise

A small but enthusiastic group of organizers is hoping to put a Smithers team back in the CIHL

Mega X attracts a crowd

Snowboard and Ski Cross event raises funds for Smithers Ski and Snowboard Club

  • Apr 18, 2019

Smithers dojo captures quadruple gold

Four local youth and one adult top their divisions in national championship competition

Golf course on solid financial ground

Improvements to membership structure and restaurant management paying dividends

Schuss Boomer raises $13.5K for ski club

Racers enjoy ideal conditions during annual recreational downhill event

Bulkley Valley Nordic racers in Canadian Ski Championships

Four Bulkley Valley cross-country skiers travelled to Quebec for the national championships.

  • Mar 29, 2019

Smithers club races down to the top at Big White

Big results at Big White for Smithers club in Western Snowboard Cross Championships.

  • Mar 27, 2019

Wrestling program proposed for Bulkley Valley

Telkwa council approves free use of community hall for after school wrestling club

Ladies day in the backcountry

Women took advantage of the sunny end to winter at Hankin-Evelyn near Smithers.

  • Mar 24, 2019

Two Smithers bowlers go to nationals

Madison Richter and Peyton Pettigrew are heading to Oshawa after winning gold at B.C. provincials.

Gryphons girls graduate as coach moves on

Bulkley Valley SD54 van der Mark on his time as coach and education administrator.

Breakout races for Smithers skiers

Smithers ski club members get results not seen in decades at provincials.

  • Mar 21, 2019

Wetzin’Kwa Loppet

Bulkley Valley Nordic Center hosted 164 skiers at its 31st annual Wetzin’Kwa Loppet.

  • Mar 19, 2019

Rupert swimmers return from Winnipeg meet with medals

Points North swim team clock an impressive performance

Music through the ages

Smithers Figure Skating Club performed its annual carnival on ice at the Smithers Civic Centre.