• 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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  • Merritt rider named to national eventing squad

      In a couple of weeks, Dana Cooke will be shipping off to Florida. It is the beginning of another jam packed season of eventing for the rider who grew up in the Nicola Valley, aiming to...

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  • CENTS: Martin selected to coach prospects’ game

      You can put another feather in the cap of Joe Martin, as the Merritt Centennials’ head coach and general manager was recently named as the head coach for Team West at the upcoming CJHL Prospects on...

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  • Merritt crossfit rookies rock in Penticton

      Merritt was well represented at the recent Okanagan Valley Throwdown — a crossfit competition which attracted competitors from across Western Canada. It was the first competition for three members of the team, which was put together...

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  • GALLERY: The 2017 sports year in pictures

      Sports editor Ian Webster takes a lot of photos over a year, but here are some of the highlights from his camera roll in 2017.

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  • WAGNER: So long, Mr. Webster

    It is quite literally the end of an era at the Merritt Herald. Our intrepid and prolific sports editor, Ian Webster, will be retiring from his post as of the start of the new year. Names underneath...

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  • A fond farewell from this sports scribe

      It only seems fitting that as the calendar year 2017 comes to an end, I take this opportunity to announce that I am retiring from the position of sports writer and photographer with the Merritt Herald....

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  • Former Centennial signs with NHL team

    Former Merritt Centennial netminder Cole Kehler has just inked an NHL contract. Kehler, who played 43 games for the Centennials during the 2015-16 season, signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings on Friday (Dec....

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  • Van Unen makes Team Canada West

      Eighteen-year-old Merritt Centennials’ forward Rylan Van Unen has been named to the 22-man roster of Team Canada West (TCW) for the upcoming 2017 World Junior A Challenge (WJAC), scheduled for Dec. 10 to 14 in Truro,...

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  • GALLERY: Elementary players serve up some great volleyball

      Sports reporter Ian Webster dropped by the School District 58 elementary school volleyball tournament to catch some future volleyball stars in action. Teams from Bench elementary pulled off the successful morning/afternoon sweep of the competition, with...

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