• Bench badminton aces in Kelowna

    The Bench Elementary School badminton team paid its annual visit to Kelowna for a Badminton BC tournament on the weekend, and once again came away with a multitude of top-three finishes. Teams from Kelowna, Merritt, Kamloops, Prince...

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  • Curling season comes to an end with club championships

    Another successful season of stone throwing at the Merritt Curling Centre came to a conclusion on the weekend, with the annual club championships. The Randy Neill rink emerged as men’s champions, while the Jennifer McDonald team took...

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  • Brewer competes at RBC training ground

    Fifteen-year-old Merritt Secondary School student Bill Brewer may not know how he did yet, but nothing can take away from the thrill he felt participating in the RBC Training Ground event at the Olympic Oval in Richmond...

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  • High school rugby players headed to New Zealand

    March 17 can’t come soon enough for a group of 11 excited Merritt Secondary School athletes. They are part of a team of 27 female rugby players from four different Interior high schools that will be travelling...

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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Webster deserves credit for dance coverage

    Editor, Fake news is not a problem in Merritt. Sports reporter Ian Webster of the Merritt Herald revealed in the Feb. 9 issue good facts about dance. In his article about the Love to Dance Academy he...

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  • PHOTOS: Fishin’ for fun

    Clear, blue skies and plenty of smiles highlighted this year’s Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club ice fishing derby, held at Mamette Lake on Sunday (Jan. 15). In total, 197 tickets were sold to the annual event,...

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  • SPORT SHORTS: Minor hockey report

    Atom Rec The LNB atoms played heroically, but came up on the short end of 9-3 and 14-1 losses to Lillooet and Logan Lake respectively on the last weekend (Jan. 7-8). Scoring for Merritt were Tristen Harasym...

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  • Merritt Bowling Centre hosts Inter-City roll-offs

    A total of 18 bowlers from around the Nicola Valley converged on the Merritt Bowling Centre (MBC) on Sunday (Jan. 8) for the annual Interior qualifiers. At stake were 12 spots on the MBC team that will...

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  • Richmond’s Miller rink takes men’s cashspiel

    The boys threw rocks at each other all weekend long at the 2017 Black’s Pharmacy men’s curling bonspiel, but in the end civility prevailed and a good time was had by all. A total of 20 teams...

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  • Grade 8 hoopsters win rare games at home

    It’s not often that Merritt Secondary School Grade 8 sports teams get to host any games against their league opponents. Such is the nature of the beast that Kamloops’ public schools do not allow their Grade 8...

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