• Tenisch wins inaugural Merritt Enduro

    A small but enthusiastic group of 11 riders answered the bell for the first-ever Merritt Enduro mountain bike race on Sunday. Organized by local bike enthusiast Darch Oborne, the event was held on the scenic trails located...

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  • PHOTOS: Young and old represented at KIDZ TRI

    It was a day full of cheering, encouragement and air drying yourself with a bicycle ride through town en route to the finish line. The 2017 KIDZ TRI triathlon was held under clear, blue skies  Sunday morning...

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  • Kootenay Ice part ways with Pierce

      Editor’s note: in an earlier version of this article, the ECHL was referred to as the East Coast Hockey League. While this was the name of the League from its inception in 1988 through the end of the...

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  • Enduro debut set for Cow Trail weekend

    June 9 to 11 is already shaping up to be the biggest weekend of the summer for mountain bike enthusiasts in the Nicola Valley, with the Cow Trail Classic and all the associated camps, fanfare and contests...

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  • 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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