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Elk Valley Bulls RFC reclaim Kootenay Cup

Elk Valley Bulls RFC reclaim Kootenay Cup

Elk Valley beats Cranbrook 7-5 to win Kootenay Cup; team off to provincials in September

Elk Valley Bulls RFC reclaim Kootenay Cup
GALLERY: Snow Valley Slam returns to Fernie

GALLERY: Snow Valley Slam returns to Fernie

Avalanche City Roller Girls annihilate opponents in action-packed roller derby tourney

GALLERY: Snow Valley Slam returns to Fernie
Fernie Mountain Bike Club hosts annual Spring Bike Blitz

Fernie Mountain Bike Club hosts annual Spring Bike Blitz

Revamped event celebrates mountain biking with activities, competitions and information stalls

Fernie Mountain Bike Club hosts annual Spring Bike Blitz
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GALLERY: Elk Valley Bulls to host Kootenay Cup decider June 8

GALLERY: Elk Valley Bulls to host Kootenay Cup decider June 8

June 8 match to decide which team heads to the Saratoga Cup in Penticton in September

GALLERY: Elk Valley Bulls to host Kootenay Cup decider June 8
Strong volleyball culture contributes to Fernie club’s success

Strong volleyball culture contributes to Fernie club’s success

Three youth teams make nationals; club to introduce outdoor volleyball this summer

Strong volleyball culture contributes to Fernie club’s success
GALLERY: “Spectacular” start to Fernie golfing season

GALLERY: “Spectacular” start to Fernie golfing season

Fernie Golf Club gearing up for Community Day on June 9

GALLERY: “Spectacular” start to Fernie golfing season
Fernie trails community gearing up for annual fundraiser

Fernie trails community gearing up for annual fundraiser

Trail Razr IV will be held at the Fernie Community Centre on Saturday, May 18

Fernie trails community gearing up for annual fundraiser
The enigma of ultra runner Emilie Mann

The enigma of ultra runner Emilie Mann

The Fernie athlete secured gold at the Canadian Long Distance Mountain Running Championships, Vernon

The enigma of ultra runner Emilie Mann
Fernie FC. Submitted

Indoor soccer team represents Fernie in U.S.

Fernie FC travelled to Kalispell for the second annaul 406 Soccer Cup from April 13-14

Fernie FC. Submitted
Elk Valley Dolphins fin-ish winter season on a high

Elk Valley Dolphins fin-ish winter season on a high

Swim club’s annual swim meet brings 300 athletes from across B.C., Alberta to Fernie

Elk Valley Dolphins fin-ish winter season on a high
Gallery: Elk Valley Bulls take new season by the horns

Gallery: Elk Valley Bulls take new season by the horns

The poor weather was no match for the Elk Valley Bulls’ first…

Gallery: Elk Valley Bulls take new season by the horns
Emily Brydon is set to be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame later this month. Photo courtesy of BC Sports Hall of Fame

Fernie’s Emily Brydon inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame

Olympic skier credits community of Fernie in Sports Hall of Fame honour

Emily Brydon is set to be inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame later this month. Photo courtesy of BC Sports Hall of Fame
The Fernie Golf Club is expected to open mid-May. File photo

Fernie Golf Club prepares to open mid-May

Elk Valley residents to enjoy a day of free golf with community day back by popular demand

The Fernie Golf Club is expected to open mid-May. File photo
Team FAST at the Whistler Cup.  Submitted

Fernie Alpine Ski Team puts best boot forward at Whistler Cup

Fernie skiers compete at 27th Whistler Cup, held at Whistler-Blackcomb from April 11-14

Team FAST at the Whistler Cup.  Submitted
Elk Valley Dolphins set club record in Edmonton

Elk Valley Dolphins set club record in Edmonton

Two athletes represented the club at the 2019 Western Canadian Championships from April 11-14

Elk Valley Dolphins set club record in Edmonton
Elk River Bullies vs. Lethbridge Rebels at Fernie Memorial Arena, Saturday. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press

Strong start to spring hockey season for Bullies

The Elk River Bullies have proven they have what it takes to…

Elk River Bullies vs. Lethbridge Rebels at Fernie Memorial Arena, Saturday. Kimberley Vlasic/The Free Press
The 13U Fernie Volleyball Club team, made up of players from Sparwood and Fernie, placed second at the Alberta Provincial Championships, last weekend. Back row (left to right): Lucy Wrigglesworth, Summer Musschoot, Sydney Galt, Cass Klapp, Grace Hanson, Makenna Bay and Ruby Staples. Front row (left to right): Ashley Demmings, Sage Ivany, Sierra Uphill-Perry, Isabelle Pageau and Stevie Friesen. Turn to page A13 for the full story.   Submitted

Local volleyballers steal silver at provincials

Team entered tournament ranked 14th, finished second out of 56 teams

The 13U Fernie Volleyball Club team, made up of players from Sparwood and Fernie, placed second at the Alberta Provincial Championships, last weekend. Back row (left to right): Lucy Wrigglesworth, Summer Musschoot, Sydney Galt, Cass Klapp, Grace Hanson, Makenna Bay and Ruby Staples. Front row (left to right): Ashley Demmings, Sage Ivany, Sierra Uphill-Perry, Isabelle Pageau and Stevie Friesen. Turn to page A13 for the full story.   Submitted
Local figure skater wins prestigious award

Local figure skater wins prestigious award

Sparwood’s Bree Chardonnens named B.C./Yukon STARSkate Athlete Of The Year

Local figure skater wins prestigious award
The newly formed spring youth hockey team, Elk River Bullies, outside the Fernie Memorial Arena on Monday. Submitted

Spring hockey program kicks off in Fernie

Elk River Bullies to host Kootenay Cup Exhibition Series in Fernie from April 12-14

The newly formed spring youth hockey team, Elk River Bullies, outside the Fernie Memorial Arena on Monday. Submitted
Fernie banked slalom a family affair

Fernie banked slalom a family affair

Dirty Dancer Banked Slalom at Fernie Alpine Resort attracts 150 entries, including many families

Fernie banked slalom a family affair