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Allison Emberley, left, and Marisa Klawitter are on the regional ringette team which will compete at the B.C. Winter Games later this month in Fort. St. John. (Dean Emberley photo)

Houston players on B.C. Winter Games ringette team

Fort St. John is the host for this year’s event

Allison Emberley, left, and Marisa Klawitter are on the regional ringette team which will compete at the B.C. Winter Games later this month in Fort. St. John. (Dean Emberley photo)
Hockey tournament in Houston

Hockey tournament in Houston

The Houston Initiation hcokey teams held a tournament in Houston Jan. 25.…

  • Jan 29, 2020
Hockey tournament in Houston
Houston heads to Burns Lake for hockey

Houston heads to Burns Lake for hockey

Burns Lake hosted a initiation one day hockey tournament on Jan. 18.…

  • Jan 22, 2020
Houston heads to Burns Lake for hockey
Houston Figure Skating performs

Houston Figure Skating performs

The Houston Figure Skating Club normally hosts a Christmas Gala, that involves…

  • Dec 18, 2019
Houston Figure Skating performs
The Houston Flyers, Midget division took the ice on Dec. 6. They played against Smithers and although public skating was canceled the next day it is open and running again once again now that the facility’s new refrigeration plant has been installed, tested and put into operation. (Angelique Houlihan photos)

Arena open to users as of Dec. 6

Opening was late because of refrigeration plant delay

The Houston Flyers, Midget division took the ice on Dec. 6. They played against Smithers and although public skating was canceled the next day it is open and running again once again now that the facility’s new refrigeration plant has been installed, tested and put into operation. (Angelique Houlihan photos)
Mylee Roney and Layla Derkson participated at this year’s Kla How Ya regional figure skating competitions hosted by the Houston Figure Skating Club in Smithers. (Photos courtesy Houston Figure Skating Club)
Mylee Roney and Layla Derkson participated at this year’s Kla How Ya regional figure skating competitions hosted by the Houston Figure Skating Club in Smithers. (Photos courtesy Houston Figure Skating Club)
The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)
Winning gold

Winning gold

On Nov. 16 Houston Christian School hosted the Jr. Boys Volleyball Zones.…

  • Nov 27, 2019
Winning gold
Arena ice delay also affecting ringette players

Arena ice delay also affecting ringette players

Players, parents now traveling to Burns Lake

Arena ice delay also affecting ringette players
Houston girls rugby

Houston girls rugby

Houston Secondary School (HSS) Rugby Zones were held Oct. 5 in Houston.…

  • Oct 9, 2019
Houston girls rugby
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Terrace (dark uniforms) outgunned host Smithers in the first game of last year’s Jim Bolster T3 Hockey Tournament. (Tom Best photo)

Food vendors approved for Jim Bolster hockey tourney

Council approves Smithers Minor Hockey request as arena concession remains shut down

Terrace (dark uniforms) outgunned host Smithers in the first game of last year’s Jim Bolster T3 Hockey Tournament. (Tom Best photo)
Emilee McLearn and Charlotte McKenzie participate in dryland training as members of the Houston Figure Skating Club prepared for a new season. (Houston Figure Skating Club photo)

Skaters preparing for new season

Also had a busy summer of training

Emilee McLearn and Charlotte McKenzie participate in dryland training as members of the Houston Figure Skating Club prepared for a new season. (Houston Figure Skating Club photo)
Celebrity Golf Tournament turns over $125K to charity

Celebrity Golf Tournament turns over $125K to charity

The BV Health Foundation and Smithers Community Cancer Care Team thrilled with result

Celebrity Golf Tournament turns over $125K to charity
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)

Team Canada step closer to Olympics after beating Puerto Rico

‘Super Round’ games to be played tomorrow at South Surrey’s Softball City

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)
Goalie coach aims for two training camps

Goalie coach aims for two training camps

Energized from a hockey camp at the Montreal Canadiens training facility in…

Goalie coach aims for two training camps
Weather conditions and golf

Weather conditions and golf

This week’s article is how to deal with different weather conditions. Unfortunately…

  • Aug 21, 2019
Weather conditions and golf
Call for nominations – Premier’s Awards for Indigenous youth excellence in sport

Call for nominations – Premier’s Awards for Indigenous youth excellence in sport

The Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (I·SPARC), in collaboration with…

  • Aug 10, 2019
Call for nominations – Premier’s Awards for Indigenous youth excellence in sport
Houston soccer season ends

Houston soccer season ends

U8 (Back L-R) Claire Brietzke, Quinn Jaarsma, Jack Ahtiainen, Linden Sjoden, Storm…

  • Jul 31, 2019
Houston soccer season ends
Houston boys place fourth

Houston boys place fourth

A local U-12 boys team placed fourth at the provincial fastpitch championships…

Houston boys place fourth