• Nicola Valley arenas deemed safe in wake of Fernie tragedy

      In light of the tragic events that occurred in Fernie last week, where three workers died as a result of a fatal ammonia leak at the town’s ice arena, Nicola Valley residents can be comforted by...

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  • MINOR HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Garcia closes the door on Chase

      Bantam Rec The Murray GM bantams got a hat trick from Sajjin Lali and a shutout performance from netminder Bryce Garcia in a 5-0 win over Chase on home ice Sunday. Other Merritt scorers were Spencer...

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  • Nicola Valley riders excel at Princeton Horse Show

      A strong contingent of horses and riders from the Nicola Valley took in the Princeton Horse Show on Sept. 23 and 24. Val Davenport (above) was the winner of the Division A competition, while Lexus Thomas...

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  • Cents look to extend win streak against ’Backs

      When the Merritt Centennials travel to Salmon Arm on Friday for their lone BCHL game of the weekend, they will be looking to rack up two points, and add to their modest three-game winning streak that...

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  • Cents hope to shine at BCHL Showcase

      The Merritt Centennials head to Prospera Centre in Chilliwack on Thursday for a pair of games at the 6th Annual BCHL Showcase. All 17 BCHL teams will see action at the four-day Showcase event, which attracts...

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  • Cents looking for a win versus Vipers on Friday

      It’s still early in the season, and certainly no time to hit the panic button yet. That said, the Merritt Centennials will be looking to improve their performance considerably this Friday when the Vernon Vipers come...

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  • Sowpal wins a national title in Calgary

      Ten-year-old Merritt BMX racer Luke Sowpal continues to pile up the accomplishments on the race track this season. One month after almost making the final of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Championships in Rock Hill,...

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  • Water polo team headed to provincials

    When the Merritt Otters Swim Club invades the Canada Games Pool in Kamloops a week from now for the BCSSA provincial championships, it’ll be fielding for the first time ever a water polo team. The Otters U14...

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  • Nadeau honoured at BCHHF induction ceremony

    For the second year in a row, the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame has recognized a long-serving Merritt Centennials volunteer. On July 28 in Penticton, at the annual BCHHF induction ceremonies, the Nicola Valley’s Beth Nadeau...

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  • Otters light it up at regional championships

    A 30-member team of Merritt Otters invaded the Canada Games Pool in Kamloops last weekend and took no prisoners. The Otters won an astounding 57 medals at the Okanagan regional championships en route to qualifying 27 swimmers...

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