Students Run for Cross-Country Honours

The Seven Summits Team:  Back Row, Left to Right: Remi Drolet, Morgan Gash, Alvise Scarabosio, Sacha Stagg, and Coach Bronwyn Moore; Front Row, Left to Right: Michaela Mclean, Jasmine Drolet, and Yasmin Evans.

Seven Summits Centre for Learning in Rossland hosted a cross-country running race at BlackJack on October 19, with 80 students participating from over a dozen schools.  There was a 2-kilometre race for elementary students, a 4-kilometre race for junior males, junior females, and  senior females, and a 6-kilometre race for senior males.  The Rossland Telegraph congratulates every student, from every school, for taking part in cross-country running -- you're all winners on our scorecard, regardless of your time in the races.  To us, just doing the acti

Bombers take flight to High School Field Hockey Championships

Bomber forward Hanna Quinn (2) scores a hat-trick goal during a recent game against Stanley Humphries Rockers of Castlegar. — Submitted photo

The wet October weather certainly put a damper on the West Kootenay High School Field hockey season.

However, any ill feelings are definitely in the past as the L.V. Rogers Bombers take flight for the Lower Mainland to compete in the BC High School AA Girl’s Field hockey championships beginning Wednesday in Surrey.

The Bombers, finishing ninth overall in 2015, open the tournament at 10:30 a.m. against perennial power St Michael’s University.

Selkirk College Saints Sweep Weekend Series with Eagles

Selkirk College Saints assistant captain Matt Martin had a huge game against the Eastern Washington University Eagles on Friday night at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex registering his first every BCIHL hat trick and pacing his team to a 6-1 victory.

If the Selkirk College Saints hope to capture a fifth straight British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) title, they will do it with depth.

Flowing into the form that has seen the Saints become the gold standard in the league over the last few years, the Selkirk College squad beat the Eastern Washington University Eagles twice over the weekend to extend their winning streak to five games. Matt Martin led the way with a hat trick in Friday night’s 6-1 victory and Alex Milligan notched a hat trick in Saturday night’s 5-4 win to pace the Saints offence.

Nitehawks win eighth straight to pull away in Murdoch Division; Leafs pounded by Thunder Cats

Nitehawks win eighth straight to pull away in Murdoch Division; Leafs pounded by Thunder Cats

While the rest of the division flounders, the Beaver Valley Nitehawks are quietly putting some separation between them and the rest of the Murdoch Division teams.

The Hawks won for the eighth straight time Saturday, posting a 4-0 shutout of the Fernie Ghostriders in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action in Fruitvale.

Devin Ghirardosi scored twice as Beaver Valley increased its lead in the Murdoch Division to seven points over the Nelson Leafs.

Local youth wins first-ever 'Beauty Award'

Kadrian Klimchuk (middle) honoured by Castlegar Gentlemen's Hockey League

The Castlegar Gentleman’s Hockey League is proud to announce Kadrian Klimchuck as the inaugural winner of the CGHL Beauty Award.

The award is given to a SHSS Graduate that has played their final season of Castlegar Minor Hockey, has at least a C+/ B average, plans to attend Selkirk College in the fall and submits a short essay describing why they are a true beauty.

The winner receives a $250 cheque and a free year in the CGHL. Total Value: $600 and a lifetime of lessons. 

New Partnership: National Ski Academy and RED

New Partnership:  National Ski Academy and RED

We are proud to announce that RED Mountain’s Legacy Training Centre has been designated The National Ski Academy’s 'Official Western Canadian Training Centre'. 

Saints marching to help fight Cancer

The Selkirk Saints are hosting Cancer Awareness Game this Friday at 7 p.m. at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex.

The Selkirk Saints is hosting its annual Cancer Awareness Game this Friday at 7 p.m. at the Castlegar & District Recreation Complex.

Join the Selkirk Saints Varsity Men's Hockey Team as it takes on Eastern Washington University.

Fans are encouraged to dress in pink during the special game that is dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness and funds for the Canadian Cancer Society.

Former Neptune swimmer Jordan Andrusak verbally commits to NCAA university

Former Neptune Jordan Andursak (pictured center) is heading south in a few years after verbally agreeing to a NCAA scholarship at Bowling Green University. — Submitted photo

Former Nelson Neptune swimmer Jordan Andrusak is ready to take the next step in an exceptional career in the pool after making a verbal commitment to the NCAA.

Andrusak, now swimming for Pacific Coast Swimming in Victoria, recently committed to Bowling Green State University for 2017-18.

“Jordan made a great connection with [head coach] Matt [Ense] and his program and is looking forward to being a Falcon for the next four years,” said father Greg Andrusak.

Selkirk College Saints Take Two on the Road

Selkirk College Saints second-year forward Dallas Calvin scored the shootout winner in Friday night’s game against the University of Victoria Vikes as part of the team’s two road victories over the weekend.

The Selkirk College Saints return home this weekend riding a three-game winning streak after a pair of victories over the University of Victoria Vikes.

Selkirk College sniper Dallas Calvin scored the shootout winner Friday night and rookie goaltender Austin Wells recorded his first British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) win on Saturday night to pace the Saints on their island visit.

“It was a great outcome and exactly what we needed at this early point of the season,” says Saints head coach Brent Heaven.

Cyclocross Race at Red, October 30

Cyclocross Race at Red, October 30

Some new excitement is scheduled at Red -- the region's first cyclocross race ever!  Hope for good weather on October 30, for the sake of cyclocross racers doing the  "Hallocross" event.  This is a fun race; for those rare individuals who don't already know all about it, here's a definition cribbed from Wikipedia:

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