• Nicola Valley starts strong in minor lacrosse

      The minor lacrosse season is officially underway. The Nicola Valley bantam squad kicked off their season with a 5-2 win over North Okanagan on April 7. The team made the most of a balanced attack which...

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  • PHOTOS: Smiles and spikes at Mixed VolleyFest

      The annual mixed VolleyFest event returned to Merritt on April 6, 7 and 8, with teams taking over the Coquihalla Middle School gym, Merritt Secondary School and Collettville Elementary. Winners were crowned in five divisions, evidence...

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  • Merritt athletes take on Crossfit Open

      It’s been a gruelling five weeks for members of the Persistence Personal Training group. About 20 members of the gym have been taking part in the Crossfit Open — an international competition in which participants are...

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  • LETTER: Thank you Ian for years of service

      Editor, On behalf of the Love to Dance Society, I would like to thank Ian Webster for his dedicated service over the past five years. Ian has always shown patience and professionalism while photographing and reporting...

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  • Jr. native hockey tournament continues to grow

      The 31st annual Jr. Native Hockey Tournament in Merritt was another roaring success, both in terms of attendance and the performance of local athletes. Tournament organizer Bill Bose said the event continues to grow in popularity...

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  • PHOTOS: Competition tight at Merritt Curling Club year-end championships

      The Merritt Curling Club wrapped up its season with the annual club championships. On the ladies side, champions were Wendy Stone, Jane Wowchuk, Monica Tenisch and Carol Desmone. Men’s champions were Al Rasmussen, Vic Newton, Rick...

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  • PHOTOS: Showtime at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena

      The Nicola Valley Memorial Arena was transformed into a stage as the Nicola Valley Skating Club took to the ice for the club’s “It’s Showtime” gala on March 10. In addition to the local skating stars,...

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  • PHOTOS: Mixed bonspiel a well-attended affair

      A team from Williams Lake was one of 16 rinks which competed in the mixed bonspiel at the Merritt Curling Arena from March 2 to 4. In addition to the four out-of-town teams, 12 teams from...

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  • MINOR HOCKEY REPORT: All Merritt showdown in the playoffs

    Peewee Rec The Joco Transport peewee rec team from Merritt played four games in three days in a gruelling playoff battle which saw them end two straight games in ties before dropping a pair to close out...

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  • Wicks earns BCHL award nomination

    The results of stage one of the BCHL awards voting was revealed on Feb. 21, and Centennials’ veteran Nick Wicks was among the players honoured with a nomination. Wicks was the Interior division’s nominee for the Bob...

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