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Golfers must not touch the flagstick at the Willow Grove Golf and Country Club as the course implements COVID-19 restrictions. (Willow Grove Golf and Country Club photo)

Golfers reacting well to COVID-19 prevention rules

And there have been tournament cancellations

Golfers must not touch the flagstick at the Willow Grove Golf and Country Club as the course implements COVID-19 restrictions. (Willow Grove Golf and Country Club photo)
Cancellation of the 2020 55+ BC Games in Richmond due to COVID-19

Cancellation of the 2020 55+ BC Games in Richmond due to COVID-19

The BC Seniors Games Society along with the Richmond Host Society of…

  • Apr 1, 2020
Cancellation of the 2020 55+ BC Games in Richmond due to COVID-19
Curling for students in Houston

Curling for students in Houston

Houston curling ice is used by the community including Mr. Becks grade…

  • Mar 18, 2020
Curling for students in Houston
Houston seniors keeping active by curling

Houston seniors keeping active by curling

Seniors in Houston keep active one way by curling every Thursday from…

  • Mar 18, 2020
Houston seniors keeping active by curling
Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Houston slams Burns Lake in basketball game

Houston slams Burns Lake in basketball game

Houston Christian School came to Burns Lake on Feb. 25 for a…

  • Mar 4, 2020
Houston slams Burns Lake in basketball game
Houston plays hockey

Houston plays hockey

The Houston Little Luckies Novice team held a weekend tournament on Feb…

  • Feb 26, 2020
Houston plays hockey
Hockey Canada in Houston

Hockey Canada in Houston

Houston Secondary School’s hockey academy program is affiliated with Hockey Canada and…

  • Feb 19, 2020
Hockey Canada in Houston
Morice Mountain Winter Challenge in Houston

Morice Mountain Winter Challenge in Houston

The Morice Mountain Winter Challenge was held Feb. 9 from10 a.m. -…

  • Feb 19, 2020
Morice Mountain Winter Challenge in Houston
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