Sports

Fernie forechecks its way to a win

Fernie’s forechecking was red-hot Friday but fizzled Saturday as the Riders earned two of a possible four points over the weekend.

Self-defence gives youth self-confidence

The Sparwood Shotokan Karate School partnered with the City of Sparwood to host a three-day self-defence program.

Ski-mountaineering sends locals on a race against time

The Lizard Skinner Ski Mountaineering race sent racers climbing up Mt. Fernie and flying down the other side in a race against time.

  • Feb 5th, 2017
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          Sparwood ski club update

          Last week, Sparwood’s Sunset Ridge Ski Society (SRSS) held cross country ski lessons for about two-dozen six to nine year olds.

          • Feb 4th, 2017

          Riders thrash Dynamiters

          The Ghostriders soundly defeated their division rivals in front of a raucous crowd at Fernie Memorial Arena.

          • Feb 1st, 2017

          Logger sports competition coming to Barriere July 1, 2017

          Regional logger sports competitions will be held in the outdoor rodeo arena at the fall fair facility in Barriere

          Youth grind with gusto at the Kinky Rail Jam

          Over 50 youth gathered on the Alpine Resort to compete for best trick, in the 2017 Kinky Rail Jam.

          • Jan 20th, 2017

          Ghostriders put the Rebels to rest

          The Fernie Ghostriders powered through to a 5-1 win against the Castlegar Rebels on Saturday, despite being short some bodies on the bench.

          • Jan 11th, 2017

          A rough night for the Riders and their rivals

          The Fernie Ghostriders have hit a proverbial wall, and will need to work hard to get back on their feet.

          • Jan 4th, 2017

          Local to be inducted into B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

          Fernie local, Roland Green is being inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame to commemorate his years as a dominating cyclist.

          • Dec 28th, 2016

          Fernie loses to Creston but goes down swinging

          Late out of the gate and going down swinging was how the Fernie Ghostriders played against Creston on Dec. 17.

          • Dec 22nd, 2016

          Fernie Snowmobile Association revs up for winter

          The Fernie Snowmobile Association (FSA) hosted their first annual snowmobile Gear Swap and Show and Shine in mid-November.

          • Dec 20th, 2016

          Hustlers win in Whitefish

          Fernie women's hockey team wins Montana tournament.

          • Dec 20th, 2016

          Ghostriders reduce Rockies to rubble

          The Fernie Ghostriders played the Columbia Valley Rockies and the Castlegar Rebels.

          • Dec 15th, 2016

          Players adjusting to cross-ice

          Fundamentals of hockey taught to the province’s youngest players by having them play the width of the rink instead of the length.

          • Dec 12th, 2016

          Fernie celebrates Global Fatbike Day

          Many climbed the mountains on Saturday in celebration of a subgenre of mountain biking that has taken a firm foothold in Fernie culture.

          • Dec 8th, 2016

          Riders defuse Dynamiters and settle for tie against Rockets

          Fernie came from behind against Kimberley but tied last-place Golden.

          • Dec 7th, 2016

          Local skater places at sectionals

          15-year-old Fernie resident scored an 11th place finish at Skate Canada’s Alberta-NWT/Nunavut Sectionals.

          • Dec 1st, 2016

          Riders claim 18 goals

          The Ghostriders score a total of 18 goals over a pair of weekend games.

          • Nov 24th, 2016

          40 bulls arriving in Barriere to buck in the New Year

          Bulls and cowboys arriving in Barriere to buck in the New Year in the North Thompson Agriplex