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Kimberley golfer Jared du Toit through first round of US Open qualifying

Kimberley golfer Jared du Toit has completed the first step in qualifying…

The Wasa Triathlon can involve up to 1000 athletes. Submitted photo

Wasa Triathlon needs volunteers

As everyone knows it’s impossible to pull off a successful community event…

Nelson Leafs defenceman Bryce Sookro will play for the Cranbrook Bucks in the BCHL. Photo: Jim Bailey

Cranbrook Bucks sign Nelson Leafs defenceman Bryce Sookro

The Bucks also committed to Salmo defenceman Willem Terwoord

While a quicker exit that planned, the Bucks are already looking forward to the next season after laying a foundation of expectations this year. Trevor Crawley photo.

Cranbrook Bucks hockey ops, players reflect on BCHL season

While it may not be accurate to say the first inaugural season…

While a quicker exit that planned, the Bucks are already looking forward to the next season after laying a foundation of expectations this year. Trevor Crawley photo.
JulyFest soccer action from 2019. Bulletin file

Kimberley JulyFest soccer is on

Cranbrook’s Unicorn team steps up to organize the tournament

JulyFest soccer action from 2019. Bulletin file
Prince George won Game 5 of their playoff series against the Cranbrook Bucks, Thursday, April 7, in Prince George. The series returns to Cranbrook on Saturday. Photo by Vicki Brown.

Spruce Kings win Game 5 against Cranbrook Bucks

BCHL playoff series returns to Cranbrook for Game 6, with the Herd looking to stave off elimination

Prince George won Game 5 of their playoff series against the Cranbrook Bucks, Thursday, April 7, in Prince George. The series returns to Cranbrook on Saturday. Photo by Vicki Brown.
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Bucks level series with Spruce Kings, winning a see-saw Game 4 in Cranbrook

The Cranbrook Bucks have done it, and levelled their first round BCHL…

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Pictured are athletes (in yellow) Kendall Salanski (1st F2), Erin Thom (2ndF1), Jesse Jensen (1st M2), and Neil Rye (3rd M1); and coaches (in black) Misty Pagliaro and Bruce McKenzie. (Photo submitted)

Special Olympics skiers compete in first alpine competition in two years

On Saturday, March 12, four athletes and two coaches were off to…

Pictured are athletes (in yellow) Kendall Salanski (1st F2), Erin Thom (2ndF1), Jesse Jensen (1st M2), and Neil Rye (3rd M1); and coaches (in black) Misty Pagliaro and Bruce McKenzie. (Photo submitted)
The Cranbrook Bucks shut out the Prince George Spruce Kings 3-0 in Game Three —  the first ever BCHL playoff game at Western Financial Place — on Monday night. Trevor Crawley photos.

PHOTOS: BCHL playoffs come to Cranbrook as Bucks win 3-0 over Spruce Kings

The Cranbrook Bucks rallied back from a playoff series deficit with a…

The Cranbrook Bucks shut out the Prince George Spruce Kings 3-0 in Game Three —  the first ever BCHL playoff game at Western Financial Place — on Monday night. Trevor Crawley photos.
Cranbrook Bucks head coach Ryan Donald presented the awards to players, including Top Scorer and Most Valuable Player to Tyson Dyck. (Barry Coulter photo)

Cranbrook Bucks Awards Night

Team hands out individual season awards to players, prior to last game of regular season, Saturday, March 26

Cranbrook Bucks head coach Ryan Donald presented the awards to players, including Top Scorer and Most Valuable Player to Tyson Dyck. (Barry Coulter photo)
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Bucks finish regular season with 4-0 win over Wild

Herd scores two goals in opening minute; will now face Prince George in the playoffs

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The Eagles Boxers at Saturday Night Fights in Calgary. Left to right: Coach Adam Gareau, Alexa Hansen, Teigan Seymour, Connor Ferrier, Coach Bill Watson.

Eagles Boxers fly high in Calgary

Cranbrook Eagles boxers and Provincial Champions Connor Ferrier and Alexa Hansen each…

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The Eagles Boxers at Saturday Night Fights in Calgary. Left to right: Coach Adam Gareau, Alexa Hansen, Teigan Seymour, Connor Ferrier, Coach Bill Watson.
Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports defenceman Asher Kuiken (6) moves up from the blue line for a good look at a shot on Cranbrook Bucks goalie Seth Coward during the opening game for both teams Sunday, March 20, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Cranbrook Bucks roll to 7-3 win over Vernon Vipers in Tier 2 U15 opener

The eight-team provincial hockey championships opened Sunday in Vernon

Vernon Sun Valley Source For Sports defenceman Asher Kuiken (6) moves up from the blue line for a good look at a shot on Cranbrook Bucks goalie Seth Coward during the opening game for both teams Sunday, March 20, at the B.C. Tier 2 U15 hockey championships at Kal Tire Place North. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Bucks goaltender Nathan Airey prepares to make the save on Adam Eisele of the Penticton Vees, Friday, March 18 at Western Financial Place. (Barry Coulter photo)

Cranbrook Bucks split weekend games with top-ranked Penticton

The Herd posts an impressive win Friday; drops one to the Vees in a fracas filled Saturday game

Bucks goaltender Nathan Airey prepares to make the save on Adam Eisele of the Penticton Vees, Friday, March 18 at Western Financial Place. (Barry Coulter photo)
Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)

22 NHL jerseys = fun game on ice

Williams Lake hockey dad Clay Palmantier organized the event

Some Williams Lake U11 hockey players enjoyed a game wearing NHL jerseys at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex. Back row from left, Callum Peterson - Dallas, Kalen Surette - Vegas, Mike Palmantier - Seattle, Kloey Spence - Vancouver, Tryan Rivet - Pittsburgh, Gavin Francis - Carolina, Cole Olsen - Nashville, Henry Larsson-Allan - Philadelphia, third= row from left, Deklan Fraser - Calgary, Landon Galisky - Buffalo, Matthew Boyd-Gilbert - Detroit, Easton Neuner - St. Louis, Jackson Sache - Anaheim, Flynn Kinley - Edmonton, Lane Judd - Winnipeg, second row from left, Carter McLennan - Arizona, Luc Harrison - Columbus, Sophie Johnson - New Jersey, Jayda Frizzi - New York Islanders, Parker Cook - Colorado, front row from left Zion Campbell - Toronto and Wade Hansen - Montreal. (Clay Palmantier photo)
The East Kootenay Volleyball Club's U18 Girls team, gold medal winners.

EK Volleyball Club teams win gold at Alberta tournament

The East Kootenay Volleyball Club mid-season practice and tournament play has resulted…

The East Kootenay Volleyball Club's U18 Girls team, gold medal winners.
Left to right: Coaches Dan Meldrum, Mark Eagles, Ryan Winstantley and Manager Sarah Mooy. Back row: #3 Lewis Draper, #10 Jonny Lukan, #7 Lucas Wright, #17 Landen Bain, #6 Mason Taylor, #18 Jake Delaire, #9 Jorden Winstantley. Middle row: #8 Jasper Fraser, #11 Rhett Magro, #5 Tye Eagles, #2 Kace Oberle, #14 Paige Morigeau, #12 Hayden Morrison. Front row: #16 Izaak Meldrum and #1 Connor Czernicki . (Photo by Nicole Koran)

Blazing Bucks win U11 Banner

The U11 Championship Banner tournament was held March 11, 12 and 13…

Left to right: Coaches Dan Meldrum, Mark Eagles, Ryan Winstantley and Manager Sarah Mooy. Back row: #3 Lewis Draper, #10 Jonny Lukan, #7 Lucas Wright, #17 Landen Bain, #6 Mason Taylor, #18 Jake Delaire, #9 Jorden Winstantley. Middle row: #8 Jasper Fraser, #11 Rhett Magro, #5 Tye Eagles, #2 Kace Oberle, #14 Paige Morigeau, #12 Hayden Morrison. Front row: #16 Izaak Meldrum and #1 Connor Czernicki . (Photo by Nicole Koran)
Vernon Vipers forward Tyler Chan (left) gets rubbed out by Cranbrook’s Tysob Dyck during the Snakes’ 3-2 BCHL shootout win Sunday, March 13, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)

UPDATE: Vernon Vipers hunt down Bucks in shootout

BCHL: Vipers move to within four points of fifth-place Cranbrook with 3-2 victory at Kal Tire Place

Vernon Vipers forward Tyler Chan (left) gets rubbed out by Cranbrook’s Tysob Dyck during the Snakes’ 3-2 BCHL shootout win Sunday, March 13, at Kal Tire Place. (Lisa Mazurek - Vernon Vipers Photography)
Team Buchy battling Team Craig at the 2022 AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship at the Kimberley Curling Club. Paul Rodgers photos.

2022 AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship underway in Kimberley

The 2022 AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship is underway at the…

Team Buchy battling Team Craig at the 2022 AMJ Campbell BC Mixed Curling Championship at the Kimberley Curling Club. Paul Rodgers photos.
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Bucks down Merritt 6-1 in BCHL action Friday night in Cranbrook

It took the Cranbrook Bucks a half period to get on the…

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