Great results from local athletes at BC Winter Games

A number of local athletes were in Mission last week to compete in the BC Winter Games.

Taylor Johnstone

A number of local athletes were in Mission last week to compete in the BC Winter Games. Over the weekend, they competed in sports ranging from alpine skiing to gymnastics and wrestling.

Marysville gymnast Taylor Johnstone, 14, had success in the Vault Female Category 1 with a silver medal finish.

Johnstone was profiled last week alongside fellow gymnasts from the Key City Gymnastics club. Kayley Lim, 13, also from the club, took fourth place in the Vault Female Category 2. She is from Cranbrook.

Kimberley cross-country skier Mackenzie McLean also had great results at the Games, with a fifth place finish in the in the Individual Start Midget Girls and a sixth place finish in the Individual Sprint Midget Girls.

Kaeden Rendek, from Creston won gold in Judo for the Under 46 kg Men. Liam Teetzel, from Fernie, won gold in the Judo Under 73 kg Men category. Noah Teetzel took third in the Under 60 kg Men category.

Anna Koevoet, from Fernie took gold in the Judo Under 40 kg Women, while Emma Norquay, from Invermere, took bronze in the Judo Under 44 kg Women.

Mackenzie Dubois, from Canal Flats, earned a bronze in Judo Under 57 kg Women. Curtis Eldridge, from Fernie, earned a silver in the Judo Under 81 kg Men.

Jacob Marchi, from Wasa, earned a bronze in Freestyle Skiing in the Moguls Juvenile Male category.

Just Posted

Downchild will blast the Blues at KCT

Canada’s Premier Blues Outfit Celebrating 50th Anniversary With North American Tour

Council, city staff debate future plans for former Tembec property

Cranbrook mayor and council balked over a draft working plan for the… Continue reading

Local candidates reflect on campaign; voter turnout hits 72%

Voter turnout in Kootenay-Columbia was strong in the 2019 Canadian general election.… Continue reading

Morrison latest in a long line of MPS (including Parker and Graham)

Congratulations to Rob Morrison on his election victory Monday, Oct. 21, in… Continue reading

Morrison wins Kootenay-Columbia for Conservative Party

Unofficial results peg 28,495 votes for Morrison with 98 per cent of polls reporting Monday evening

Raptors Bling: NBA champions receive their rings in pre-game ceremony

There are over 650 diamonds — at a weight of 14 carats — in the 14-karat yellow gold ring

‘Havoc and chaos:’ Alberta separatist group gains support as Liberals re-elected

The idea is getting interest from people in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and parts of British Columbia

Feds finally decriminalizing drugs possible – but it’s up to Jagmeet Singh, expert says

National pharmacare was one of Singh’s most highly-touted platform policies

In the news: Wexit, Brexit and Trump sparks outrage

There’s been a surge of support for an Alberta separatist group

Horvat’s hat trick lifts Canucks to 5-2 win over Red Wings

First career three-goal game for Vancouver captain

Saanich Gulf-Islands’s Elizabeth May coy about leadership plans

The federal Green party leader talks possibility of running as MP without being leader

Estheticians can’t be forced to wax male genitals, B.C. tribunal rules

Langley transgender woman Jessica Yaniv was ordered to pay three salon owners $2,000 each

Two youth arrested in UBC carjacking at gunpoint, after being spotted in stolen Kia

‘A great deal of credit is due the alert person who called us,’ said North Vancouver Sgt. Peter DeVries

Most Read