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The Cranbrook Outlaws Lacrosse team. Submitted file

Cranbrook Outlaws Lacrosse headed to Alberta for playoffs

Alberta provincial champions next on the agenda after the Outlaws defeat Calgary

The Edmonton Hoppers (white) against the Cranbrook Honeybees (black). Nicole Koran photos

JulyFest Soccer a huge success

JulyFest Soccer came roaring back this year after some question of whether…

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

The Cranbrook Outlaws ended the regular season undefeated with a 16-0 record. The Memorial Arena will host playoff action on Saturday, July 23 at 1 pm and Sunday, July 24 at 10 am with the possibility of a tie breaking game at 3 pm.

Undefeated Outlaws hosting playoffs in Cranbrook

The Cranbrook Outlaws ended the regular season undefeated with a 16-0 record.…

The Cranbrook Outlaws ended the regular season undefeated with a 16-0 record. The Memorial Arena will host playoff action on Saturday, July 23 at 1 pm and Sunday, July 24 at 10 am with the possibility of a tie breaking game at 3 pm.
All this year’s JulyFest soccer action will be at Purcell Field in Kimberley. Bulletin file.

22 teams signed up for JulyFest soccer tournament

JulyFest is quickly approaching and the field for JulyFest soccer is set.…

All this year’s JulyFest soccer action will be at Purcell Field in Kimberley. Bulletin file.
Bowen Byram is pictured with family and friends with the Stanley Cup shortly after the Colorado’s Game 6 victory, including his Mom Stacey and Dad Shawn (second and third from left). (Photo courtesy the Byram family)

Bowen Byram is Cranbrook’s fifth Stanley Cup winner

Bowen Byram is Cranbrook’s latest Stanley Cup champion. Byram won the Cup…

Bowen Byram is pictured with family and friends with the Stanley Cup shortly after the Colorado’s Game 6 victory, including his Mom Stacey and Dad Shawn (second and third from left). (Photo courtesy the Byram family)
Stewart Doyle, pictured with his sponsorship belts, is heading to the Canadian National Arm Wrestling Championships in Winnipeg, set for Saturday, July 2. (Photo courtesy Stewart Doyle)

Cranbrook’s Doyle off to Canadian Arm Wrestling Championships

Member of Kootenay Kings Arm Wrestling Club will compete July 2 in Winnipeg in Grand Master Class

Stewart Doyle, pictured with his sponsorship belts, is heading to the Canadian National Arm Wrestling Championships in Winnipeg, set for Saturday, July 2. (Photo courtesy Stewart Doyle)
The KIJHL returns to action on September 23, 2022. Kimberley Bulletin file

KIJHL 2022/23 season begins September 23

League adds almost two weeks to playoff schedule to allow for more rest days

The KIJHL returns to action on September 23, 2022. Kimberley Bulletin file
Cranbrook Suburu gold medal winners. Nicole Koran photos

Cranbrook Subura team takes Kimberley Minor Ball tournament title

Kimberley’s Centennial Field was host to the Kimberley Minor Division ball tournament…

Cranbrook Suburu gold medal winners. Nicole Koran photos
Jim Webster file

Blue skies welcome Round the Mountain’s return to Kimberley

After a two year absence Round the Mountain was back and conditions…

Jim Webster file
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Longtime B.C. sports media personality Bob Marjanovich will present his podcasts via Black Press media. (Submitted art)
Kimberley's Jared du Toit has made it into the RBC Canadian Open on a sponsor's exemption. Mackenzie tour image.

Kimberley’s Jared du Toit set to tee off at RBC Canadian Open

Though he wasn’t expecting it, Kimberley native Jared du Toit is teeing…

Kimberley's Jared du Toit has made it into the RBC Canadian Open on a sponsor's exemption. Mackenzie tour image.
BCHL

BCHL adopts franchise scorecard at AGM

The scorecard will measure the strengths and weaknesses of each team, so improvements can be made

BCHL
Bowen Byram during his WHL days. Cranbrook Townsman photo

Oilers Avalanche series has an East Kootenay connection

Bowen Byram plays for Colorado; Tyson Barrie for Edmonton

Bowen Byram during his WHL days. Cranbrook Townsman photo
Cranbrook’s Connor Ferrier, fighting in the JR C 57 kg Open division, reached the finals of the inaugural YYC Calgary Cup against Nova Scotia boxer Landon Martin. Connor to the fight in a unanimous decision to become YYC Calgary Cup Champion. Photo via Facebook

Cranbrook Eagles boxers compete at first YYC Calgary Cup

Connor Ferrier wins finals bout by unanimous decision

Cranbrook’s Connor Ferrier, fighting in the JR C 57 kg Open division, reached the finals of the inaugural YYC Calgary Cup against Nova Scotia boxer Landon Martin. Connor to the fight in a unanimous decision to become YYC Calgary Cup Champion. Photo via Facebook
Ryley Ducharme, and Cranbrook Bandits alumnus, has signed with the Vancouver Island University Mariners. Photo submitted

Local baseball players having success at college level after their Bandits careers

Ryley Ducharme latest player to commit to a college, joining Alli Schroder and Carter Marlow at VIU

Ryley Ducharme, and Cranbrook Bandits alumnus, has signed with the Vancouver Island University Mariners. Photo submitted
Photo courtesy Wasa Triathlon Facebook.

Just a few days left to register for Wasa Triathlon

If you intend to sign up for any of the events in…

Photo courtesy Wasa Triathlon Facebook.
Jared du Toit. Mackenzie tour image

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

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

Jared du Toit. Mackenzie tour image
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…

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

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