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Dam City Rollers gearing up for new season

Dam City Rollers gearing up for new season

Castlegar’s fun, feisty, and fearless women of the flat track are back on their skates and ready for the 2015 roller derby season! The Dam City Rollers had a stellar 2014 season; the team went undefeated and brought home the “golden boot” as the West Kootenay Roller Derby regional champions.  The team is looking to repeat last year’s success and bring home the top prize for a second year in a row.

TRAX Swimmers attend Short Course Provincial Championships

Pictured from left, Coach Mike Konkin, Ian Markus, Jackson Konkin, Sharman Thomas and Aby Elwood. — Submitted photo

TRAX Swim Club swimmers competed in the Swim BC AAA Short Course Provincial Championship Swim Meet held in Surrey from March 5-7.

TRAX Swim Club swimmers once again displayed their talent against the very best swimmers in the Province at the Swim BC AAA Provincial Championship in Surrey. 

Each swimmer had to achieve demanding swim standard qualifying times to have the opportunity to compete at this high level event.

Kootenay Lake Fishing Report — More Rainbows than Bull Trout

Smiling? You bet I'm smiling says Wyatt Scott from Calgary as holds up his biggest Rainbow ever. — Photo courtesy Reel Adventures Sportfishing

By Kerry Reed, Reel Adventures Sportfishing

Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Charters is back and ready to give fishermen the edge on where to catch the big one.

Saints march into BCIHL Final by posting sweep of UVIC

Saints march into BCIHL Final by posting sweep of UVIC

The Selkirk Saints have once again commenced their march to the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League Championship.

Mason Spear and Jamie Vlanich each had two points to lead the Selkirk Saints to a 4-1 victory over the University of Victoria Vikes Saturday at the Castlegar Arena.

The win gives the-two-time defending BCIHL champs a sweep of the best-of-three series.

The Saints took the opening game of the series Friday with a thrilling 4-3 overtime victory. Ryan Edwards scored the winner for Selkirk.

Selkirk College Saints Add Firepower to Future with Commitment by Dallas Calvin

After a successful junior hockey career, Trail resident Dallas Calvin has made the decision to start his post-secondary journey on and off the ice at Selkirk College.

The Selkirk College Men’s Hockey program is pleased to announce the playing commitment of Dallas Calvin to attend and compete for the Saints beginning in the 2015-2016 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

Saints add firepower to future with commitment by Dallas Calvin

Former Nitehawk star Dallas Calvin (22) is off to Selkirk to play for the Saints next season. — The Nelson Daily file photo

On the eve of the first round of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs, the Selkirk College Men’s Hockey program announced great news as former KIJHL and BCHL star Dallas Calvin has inked a playing commitment of to attend the Castlegar-based school in and compete 2015-2016.

The six-foot-4, 220-pound Calvin recently completed his final junior hockey season with the Trail Smoke Eaters of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).

GV Giants end season for Kootenay Ice with pair of shutout wins

The Kootenay Ice concluded the BC Major Midget season with a 5-29-6 record. — The Nelson Daily file photo

The Greater Vancouver Giants tuned up for the BC Hockey Major Midget League playoffs by posting a couple of lopsided wins over the Kootenay Ice this past weekend at the NDCC Arena in Nelson.

The Giants, second in league standings with a 26-10-4 record, bounced the Ice 6-0 Saturday and 2-0 Sunday to conclude the regular season for both clubs.

The Giants now meet the South Island Royals in a best-of-three playoff series beginning Friday in Burnaby.

Saturday, Greater Van scored four times in the second period to break open a close game.