• Merritt U12 LNB Diggers finish third

    The Merritt minor softball U12 mixed team, coached by Shawn Worrin, Tyson Soroke and Ivan Swakum, travelled to Kamloops on the weekend to take part in a tournament at the Tournament Capital Ranch facility. On the Saturday,...

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  • Thunder novices win their first game

    It took a few games, but the Nicola Valley Thunder novice lacrosse team finally got in the wins column with a 9-4 victory over the visiting Kamloops Jr. Rattlers #2 team on Sunday. Ryland Sheldon paced the...

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  • B.C. bronze medals have Merritt connection

    When a pair of teams representing B.C. picked up bronze medals at this year’s National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Duncan on Vancouver Island, they did so with considerable help from Merritt and the surrounding area. Playing on...

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  • Club volleyballers headed to nationals

    Four young volleyball players from Merritt will be attending national club championships in the coming weeks. Rose Howard, Emily Whitecross, Logan Moorhead and Haley Zabek all qualified for the Canadian finals following top-eight finishes with their club...

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  • Learn to Run Club tackles Sun Run and more

    Members of Merritt’s Learn To Run Club have been busy in recent weeks putting all their training to the test. A dozen runners from the club joined close to 40,000 other participants in the Vancouver Sun Run 10K...

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  • Thunder midgets in rebuilding mode

    After several seasons of championship teams, and a couple of visits to the provincials, the Nicola Valley Thunder midget lacrosse program is going through a transition year. The growing pains of a rebuilding year were in evidence...

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  • Seeger chosen playoff MVP

    The Merritt Centennials announced last week that 21-year-old forward Stephan Seeger has been selected the team’s playoff Most Valuable Player for 2016-17. In 11 post-season games, the Mississauga, Ont. native racked up 10 points (five goals, five...

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  • Risteau, Berger rookie all-stars

    On April 4, the British Columbia Hockey League announced the 2016-17 all-star teams, as chosen by the play-by-play broadcasters in each of the league’s 17 member communities. Two Merritt Centennials were selected to the BCHL’s All-Rookie Team....

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  • Chiefs-Vees in Fred Page final

    It comes as no great surprise that the Chilliwack Chiefs and Penticton Vees find themselves locked in battle for the Fred Page Cup — which is awarded to the playoff champions of the British Columbia Hockey League....

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  • Tennis season moves outdoors

    After a very successful indoor season during the winter months at the Coquihalla Middle School gymnasium, the local Merritt and District Tennis Club is in the process of returning to their regular home — the outdoor courts...

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