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Houston hockey - gold and more gold

Houston hockey – gold and more gold

(Top) Houston Atom team won gold at the Burns Lake tournament Feb.…

  • Feb 20, 2019
Houston hockey - gold and more gold
Jesse Barnes (Skidegate) directs the defence as Dionte Stephens (Prince Rupert) prepares for the inbound (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 5: Recap

Highlights and results from day 5 at the All Native Tournament

Jesse Barnes (Skidegate) directs the defence as Dionte Stephens (Prince Rupert) prepares for the inbound (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
All Native Basketball Tournament Day 6: Preview

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 6: Preview

Look ahead to all the action scheduled for Feb. 16 at the All Native Tournament

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 6: Preview
Kristi Innes (Prince Rupert) follows Laura Lewis (Vancouver) up the floor on day four of the All Native Basketball Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 4: Recap

Results and highlights from day 4 at the 2019 All Native Basketball Tournament

Kristi Innes (Prince Rupert) follows Laura Lewis (Vancouver) up the floor on day four of the All Native Basketball Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Volunteers work to re-open curling rink

Volunteers work to re-open curling rink

Grants, donations help finance work

Volunteers work to re-open curling rink
Darcy Pearson of Skidegate drives past Gene Wolff of Vancouver during their game at the All Native Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day 3: Recap

Highlights from around Day 3 of the tournament

Darcy Pearson of Skidegate drives past Gene Wolff of Vancouver during their game at the All Native Tournament (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.

13-year-old B.C. hockey player quits team over bullying

Jamison Ladd penned a letter alleging that coaches did not do enough to resolve harassment

Jamison Ladd penned a letter to his coaches announcing that he was quitting the team after he said bullying was not properly addressed.
Randy Robinson Jr. tries to get around his man in Kitkatla’s opening game against Hazelton in the Master’s division (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament Day One Recap

Highlights and Results from the first day of the 2019 All Native Basketball Tournament

Randy Robinson Jr. tries to get around his man in Kitkatla’s opening game against Hazelton in the Master’s division (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)

VIDEO: 2020 New Holland Canadian Juniors will playout in the Lower Mainland

Three-time national champ Tyler Tardi on hand for annoucement – excited to possibly compete at home.

Langley Township Councillors Bob Long and Margaret Kunst flanked provincial, national, and global junior champion Tyler Tardi, who curls out of the Langley Curling Centre. The trio were on hand for Thursday’s announcement that Langley will be hosting the 2020 junior nationals. (Roxanne Hooper/Black Press)
At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)

BC junior curlers bring home third national gold

Team BC, headed by skip Tyler Tardi, emerged triumphant – again – from the Canadian juniors Sunday.

At the New Holland Canadian Junior Curling Championships today (Sunday), Team BC – with Skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath, and coach Paul Tardi – earned the gold. It’s the third national triumph for Tardi and Middleton. (Michael Burns/Curling Canada)
Cross country skiers enjoying new trails

Cross country skiers enjoying new trails

New small groomer helps with trail maintenance

Cross country skiers enjoying new trails
Houston Flyers play against Smithers

Houston Flyers play against Smithers

Houston Minor Hockey held a tournament last weekend. The Houston Flyers played…

  • Nov 21, 2018
Houston Flyers play against Smithers
Houston Ringette in PG

Houston Ringette in PG

Houston ringette teams played in Prince George this past weekend. U19 teams…

  • Nov 21, 2018
Houston Ringette in PG
Dustin Hersee swam in the Olympics and recently has formed a high school swim team for students in Smithers and Houston. Tom Best photo

Olympian know-how

An Olympian is helping high school students in Smithers and Houston.

Dustin Hersee swam in the Olympics and recently has formed a high school swim team for students in Smithers and Houston. Tom Best photo
Houston senior brings home gold medal

Houston senior brings home gold medal

Golfer Andy Grobins wins gold at the 55+ BC Games

  • Oct 17, 2018
Houston senior brings home gold medal
Athletes compete in the discus at the 2018 55+ BC Games in Cranbrook this past summer. The 2022 edition of the event is coming to Abbotsford. (Barry Coulter/Black Press)

55+ BC Games coming to Abbotsford in 2022

More than 3,000 athletes in 23 sports competing at event

Athletes compete in the discus at the 2018 55+ BC Games in Cranbrook this past summer. The 2022 edition of the event is coming to Abbotsford. (Barry Coulter/Black Press)
Cops for Cancer bike into Houston

Cops for Cancer bike into Houston

The Cops for Cancer Tour de North made a stop in Houston…

  • Sep 26, 2018
Cops for Cancer bike into Houston
2018 Houston Loggers’ Sport

2018 Houston Loggers’ Sport

The Loggers’ Sport was fantastic this year with so many fun and…

  • Sep 12, 2018
2018 Houston Loggers’ Sport
U12 team. Back row, left to front right: coach Devin Haftner, Jonan Farmer, Tristan Haftner, Myles Henrikson, Ella Opdendries and Kenadie Vanderwoerd, Cole VanLeeuwen, Sheldon Onderwater, Chandler Onderwater, Lori Jim, Nadia Onderwater and Brevan Dekker. Missing: assistant coach Sarah Opdendries, Claire Sullivan and Samuel Smaill.

2018 soccer season wraps up in Houston

Check out who participated this year

  • Aug 8, 2018
U12 team. Back row, left to front right: coach Devin Haftner, Jonan Farmer, Tristan Haftner, Myles Henrikson, Ella Opdendries and Kenadie Vanderwoerd, Cole VanLeeuwen, Sheldon Onderwater, Chandler Onderwater, Lori Jim, Nadia Onderwater and Brevan Dekker. Missing: assistant coach Sarah Opdendries, Claire Sullivan and Samuel Smaill.
Morice Mountain run

Morice Mountain run

Morice Mountain challenge was held recently and there were 71 register participants…

  • Aug 8, 2018
Morice Mountain run