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Celebrity golf tourney brings Canucks old-timers to Smithers

Celebrity golf tourney brings Canucks old-timers to Smithers

Canucks Alumni will face off against the Smithers Flyers at the arena and on Tyhee Lake next year

Celebrity golf tourney brings Canucks old-timers to Smithers
The Terrace River Kings fought the Smithers Steelheads at the Terrace Sportsplex Arena on, continuing their winning streak with a 7-2 win. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
The Terrace River Kings fought the Smithers Steelheads at the Terrace Sportsplex Arena on, continuing their winning streak with a 7-2 win. (Natalia Balcerzak/Terrace Standard)
Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game

Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game

Annual tournament saw a 10-5 win, $12,000 raised for charity

Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game
Smithers Steelhead Mark Arnold lines up a hit on Terrace River King Austin Turner during a Nov. 16 match between the two teams. The River Kings won the match 9-6, bringing the Steelheads’ season record to 2-3. (Trevor Hewitt photo)

River Kings take control of Steelheads in 9-6 win

The boys get another chance against Terrace when they play there on Nov. 23

Smithers Steelhead Mark Arnold lines up a hit on Terrace River King Austin Turner during a Nov. 16 match between the two teams. The River Kings won the match 9-6, bringing the Steelheads’ season record to 2-3. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Hazelton are the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Northwest Zone champions after going a perfect 4-0 in the tournament. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Hazelton aces their way to gold at Grade 8 girls volleyball zones

Smithers schools grab silver and bronze at Prince Rupert Middle School tournament

Hazelton are the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Northwest Zone champions after going a perfect 4-0 in the tournament. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort opens Nov. 22

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort opens Nov. 22

A lot of snow has already accumulated on the Smithers ski hill

Hudson Bay Mountain Resort opens Nov. 22
Kanna Kurihara was all smiles after competing in the Otters first meet of the swim season in Prince Rupert where she won all of her events on the weekend. (Submitted photo)

Kurihara sisters dominate Prince Rupert meet

It was the first meet of the year down in Prince Rupert…

  • Oct 30, 2019
Kanna Kurihara was all smiles after competing in the Otters first meet of the swim season in Prince Rupert where she won all of her events on the weekend. (Submitted photo)
Gary Kinsey was one of the Smithers goal scorers in a 4-3 loss to the Rupert Rampage during Saturday night’s home opener. (Camus Photography)

Rupert drowns Steelheads in home opener

Smithers is now 1-2 in their comeback season

Gary Kinsey was one of the Smithers goal scorers in a 4-3 loss to the Rupert Rampage during Saturday night’s home opener. (Camus Photography)
Riley Murphy brings the puck up ice for Prince Rupert Red in a group stage game against Smithers. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert and Kitimat set for a showdown in Atom Tournament final

Rupert Red and Kitimat Orange each bring unbeaten records to Sunday’s championship game

Riley Murphy brings the puck up ice for Prince Rupert Red in a group stage game against Smithers. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Smithers teen dominates B.C. motocross circuit

Smithers teen dominates B.C. motocross circuit

Peyton Belisle won the Young Ladies class provincial title and competed in Nationals finishing ninth

Smithers teen dominates B.C. motocross circuit
The puck dropped on the Atom House Tournament on Friday night at the Civic Centre. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Pair of wins for Prince Rupert on opening day of Atom House Tournament

Kitimat grabs big win over Terrace Red in Friday finale

The puck dropped on the Atom House Tournament on Friday night at the Civic Centre. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Smithers Curling Club held a ‘Learn to Curl’ Clinic on Saturday. Approximately 25 people of all ages and skill levels took to the sheets. The club is currently looking for more members. They are also planning a Beginner Curling Clinic later this year and an Intermediate Curling Clinic in the New Year. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Learn to curl clinic

About twenty five people of all ages and skill levels took to the sheet last Saturday.

Smithers Curling Club held a ‘Learn to Curl’ Clinic on Saturday. Approximately 25 people of all ages and skill levels took to the sheets. The club is currently looking for more members. They are also planning a Beginner Curling Clinic later this year and an Intermediate Curling Clinic in the New Year. (Marisca Bakker photo)
Mitchell Turko walks the Golf Continental – St. Laurent course in Ste-Victoire de Sorel, Que. during the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association (CCAA) Golf National Championships. (Submitted photo)

Smithers golfer competes in university golf nationals

Mitchell Turko shot a final round 73 to finish tied for 24th

Mitchell Turko walks the Golf Continental – St. Laurent course in Ste-Victoire de Sorel, Que. during the Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association (CCAA) Golf National Championships. (Submitted photo)
Lando Ball at the World Kickboxing and Karate Union World Championships in Bregenz, Austria. (Submitted photo)

Smithers fighter wins bronze at karate worlds

Lando Ball narrowly missed a chance to fight in the gold medal match in Austria

Lando Ball at the World Kickboxing and Karate Union World Championships in Bregenz, Austria. (Submitted photo)
International horsemanship clinician and horse specialist visits Smithers

International horsemanship clinician and horse specialist visits Smithers

Glenn Stewart has been offering clinics and demonstrations in the Bulkley Valley for 10 years now

International horsemanship clinician and horse specialist visits Smithers
Cara Brawdy (in white) faces off against Terrace rivals in high school soccer competition last season. Submitted photo

Smithers Secondary soccer star recruited by UNBC

Cara Brawdy becomes first member of the Timberwolves women’s soccer 2020 recruiting class

Cara Brawdy (in white) faces off against Terrace rivals in high school soccer competition last season. Submitted photo
The Smithers Secondary Junior girls volleyball got off to a good start of the season winning all five of their matches in an SSS hosted tournament last weekend.                                 (Tom Best photo)

Smithers Secondary sports season off to a good start

The Junior girls volleyball team won all five of their matches at a home tournament last weekend

The Smithers Secondary Junior girls volleyball got off to a good start of the season winning all five of their matches in an SSS hosted tournament last weekend.                                 (Tom Best photo)
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Otters swimmer Jonathan Dieleman stroked his way to an impressive international ranking in his top event, the 100 breaststroke. Tom Best photo

BV Otters prepare for another season in the pool

Registration has gone well and the introductory levels have encouraged new swimmers to sign up.

Otters swimmer Jonathan Dieleman stroked his way to an impressive international ranking in his top event, the 100 breaststroke. Tom Best photo
Luke Smith.                                (Contributed photo)

Local runner a surprise finish in first 10 km race

Luke Smith is officially a Special Olympic runner but that does not hold him back in any way.

Luke Smith.                                (Contributed photo)