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Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
Houston annual mud bogs

Houston annual mud bogs

Houston Mud Drag results are as follows: AA - First place: Peter…

  • Jul 20, 2018
Houston annual mud bogs
The second annual Morice Mountain Run will feature a family-friendly three-km route, a recreational 5.5-km route and a 22.5-km route up to our alpine cabin. (Submitted photo)

Houston ski club gearing up for race this weekend

Club president encourages more locals to participate

  • Jul 19, 2018
The second annual Morice Mountain Run will feature a family-friendly three-km route, a recreational 5.5-km route and a 22.5-km route up to our alpine cabin. (Submitted photo)
The bantam AA North Island Royals ball team won the Island league, earning a berth to provincials. Photo supplied

Bantam Royals tops on Island

Ball team moves onto BC’s

  • Jul 16, 2018
The bantam AA North Island Royals ball team won the Island league, earning a berth to provincials. Photo supplied
Highway 16 carpet bowling in Granisle

Highway 16 carpet bowling in Granisle

Forty five people joined two days carpet bowling tournament in Granisle June…

  • Jul 11, 2018
Highway 16 carpet bowling in Granisle
Banner season for the BCHL

Banner season for the BCHL

League record 153 players earn university scholarships

Banner season for the BCHL
Annika Demoskoff from Terrace Team Wilson secures a run to first base after a hit at the Terrace Minor Softball tournament Saturday. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)

Minor softball teams converge for Terrace tournament

Teams from Terrace, Prince Rupert, Smithers, Houston, Hazelton and Kitimat competed

Annika Demoskoff from Terrace Team Wilson secures a run to first base after a hit at the Terrace Minor Softball tournament Saturday. (Jackie Lieuwen photo)
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)

Mori earns Curl BC board position

Will serve as governor and vice chair for two years

Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)
Abigail Henderson has been travelling to Terrace every weekend since March to train for the B.C. Summer Games. (Submitted photo)

Houston student preparing for B.C. Summer Games

She wants to encourage more girls to play baseball

  • Jun 20, 2018
Abigail Henderson has been travelling to Terrace every weekend since March to train for the B.C. Summer Games. (Submitted photo)
Summer league bowling

Summer league bowling

Fun, relaxed, summer bowling started June 6 and runs to July 25…

  • Jun 13, 2018
Summer league bowling
Houston sports for children

Houston sports for children

Soccer for ages 3-5 organized by the Houston Leisure Facility. The kids…

  • Jun 13, 2018
Houston sports for children
Houston Baseball beginners

Houston Baseball beginners

Baseball for children aged 6 and 7 practice their passing and catching…

  • Jun 6, 2018
Houston Baseball beginners
Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)

BC High school track championships keep coming back to Langley

There will be 2,400 athletes, 400 coaches, and countless supporters in Langley this weekend.

Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)
Houston sports have begun

Houston sports have begun

T-Ball happens every Monday and Wednesday at 5 - 5:45 p.m., for…

  • May 30, 2018
Houston sports have begun
Houston is packed with fun and games

Houston is packed with fun and games

Houston Secondary School hosted a free BBQ and dodgeball to the community…

  • Apr 25, 2018
Houston is packed with fun and games
We finally have a theory for why curling rocks curl, says B.C. physicist
We finally have a theory for why curling rocks curl, says B.C. physicist
Houston athlete trying out for regional girls’ team

Houston athlete trying out for regional girls’ team

Zone 7 girls’ team is first in eight years

  • Apr 18, 2018
Houston athlete trying out for regional girls’ team
Mini golf tournament at PV Plaza

Mini golf tournament at PV Plaza

Event helped raise money for the Houston Mountain Bike Association

  • Apr 11, 2018
Mini golf tournament at PV Plaza
Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)

Cowichan Valley coaches reflect on Humboldt bus crash

Former Caps bench boss Bob Beatty led Broncos for eight seasons

Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)
Avery Ryan, 14, is trying out for the zone 7 girl’s softball team that will compete in the BC Summer Games in July. (Photo submitted by Avery Ryan)

Northwest sending girl’s softball team to BC Summer Games

First time in eight years the northwest has had a girls team

Avery Ryan, 14, is trying out for the zone 7 girl’s softball team that will compete in the BC Summer Games in July. (Photo submitted by Avery Ryan)