Sports

Moto-enthusiast first overall in El Dorado

Fernie local, Zeth Ellis, took first place overall in the TransWorld MX El Dorado race in Southern California.

Fernie Slow Pitch summer season winds up with weekend tournament

The Fernie Slow Pitch tourney took place over the weekend that saw nine teams compete for the title and prize money.

Canucks fire head coach Willie Desjardins

Reports say that NHL team has fired their head coach

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          Ghostrider remembered

          The KIJHL community is mourning the death of 24-year-old former Fernie Ghostrider and Columbia Valley Rockies hockey player Brendan Burge.

          New sports fund to relieve young athletes from training, competing costs

          BC Games Society announces new money Fund for athletes and coaches

          Knights undefeated in B.C. PeeWee championships

          The FMHA hosted the 2017 PeeWee Tier 4 B.C. Hockey Championships, but were knocked out of the tournament on day four of five.

          Elk Valley Gymnastics Club needs space

          For over a year the Elk Valley Gymnastics Club (EVGC) has been holding classes in what was once the Max Turyk Elementary School library.

          Fernie snowboarder scores boarderstyle win

          Racing four at a time, 32 men and 12 women qualified for the Monster Energy Boarderstyle finals.

          Nordic Ski Team places second in Nelson-Kootenay Cup

          The Fernie Nordic Ski Team came second in the Kootenay Cup Race Series, hosted in Nelson on March 4.

          FSS Ski and Snowboard Team places third at provincials

          The Fernie Secondary School (FSS) Ski and Snowboard Team did extremely well at the 2017 BC Alpine High School Championships.

          Sparwood Skating Club wows the crowd at end of season show

          Fifty-seven skaters performed at the Sparwood Skating Club’s end-of-season show called ‘Strong and Free.’

          Local is a world champ

          Fernie resident Heidi Farmer won the snowboarding competition at the 2017 Junior Freeride World Championships in Andorra last month.

          PHOTOS: B.C. Boys High School Basketball Championship results

          The four days of March Madness high school edition ended Saturday night.

          Canucks hockey alumni – from skates to skis

          Two Vancouver Canucks Alumni share stories about their careers, the sport of hockey, and how it has changed over the years.

          Fernie eliminated from playoffs in stunning OT loss

          The Ghostriders lost the Division Semi-Final to the Kimberley Dynamiters, but didn’t go down without a fight.

          Athletes throw down at annual judo tournament

          On Feb. 25, about 87 athletes competed in the annual Fernie Judo Club Invitational Judo Tournament at Fernie Secondary School.

          Local defies physical boundaries

          Sparwood Spartans’ shooting guard Mackenzie Adams will be competing in the Single A Provincial Championships.

          Sparwood Spartans reign as Kootenay champions

          The Sparwood Spartans Senior Boys basketball team are Kootenay champions after defeating the Fernie Falcons, last Saturday.

          Snow Drags put 175 racers head-to-head

          Snowmobile racers from around B.C. and Alberta gathered in Fernie on February 18 to race their customized snowmobiles head-to-head.

          Fernie skier wins two golds

          Fernie skier, Caoimhe Heavey, walked away with two provincial golds at the slopestyle competition in Lake Louise.