High school sports

Sparwood Secondary School Sr. Girls volleyball players. (Photos by Tanya Wagner)

Sparwood volleyballers go 6-1 in Prince George tournament

Sixteen teams partook in the single A zone championship

  • Dec 12, 2022

 

School District 70-Pacific Rim’s head office is located in Port Alberni, B.C. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

Vancouver Island teacher suspended for touching student during athletic demonstration

Teacher didn’t warn student or ask permission: BC Commissioner for Teacher Regulation

 

The Fernie Secondary School AA SR. Girls volleyball team went undefeated at the Kootenay Zone Championships in Castlegar in November, 2022. (Courtesy of Andrea Reed)

‘They should all be proud’: Fernie volleyballers go undefeated in zone championships

Fernie Secondary School Sr. Girls AA and Sr. Boys A teams both went undefeated

 

The Sparwood Secondary School Sr. Girls volleyball team went 5-0 in the Kootenay Zone Championships held in Castlegar on Nov. 18 and 19. (Submitted by Penny Lowe)

Sparwood volleyballers victorious in regional tournament

The team is now fundraising for provincials in Prince George

The Sparwood Secondary School Sr. Girls volleyball team went 5-0 in the Kootenay Zone Championships held in Castlegar on Nov. 18 and 19. (Submitted by Penny Lowe)
Racers in the junior boys event set off in a mass start Saturday (Nov. 5) during the B.C. High School Cross Country Championships, held at Royal Roads University. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

PHOTOS: High School cross country champions crowned in Greater Victoria

Royal Roads University provided scenic setting for B.C. High School Cross Country Championships

Racers in the junior boys event set off in a mass start Saturday (Nov. 5) during the B.C. High School Cross Country Championships, held at Royal Roads University. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The Furious Falcons are made up of players from Fernie Secondary School and The Fernie Academy. (Submitted by Min Merritt)

‘Furious Falcons looking sharp’: Fernie high school rugby players join forces

The Furious Falcons recently hit the pitch in Kimberley

  • Oct 4, 2022
The Furious Falcons are made up of players from Fernie Secondary School and The Fernie Academy. (Submitted by Min Merritt)
The Fernie Sr. Girls Falcons. Front: Morgan Trand, Alisia Dvorak, Becca Blackwell. Back: Billey Kenndy, Jen Kennedy, Paige Matejka, Cassie Fahselt, Summer Musschoot, Georgia Lessard, Hannah Fereralli, Emilee French, Kadie Anderson, Emmy Anderson, Rylee French.(Courtesy of Jared Musschoot)

Fernie Falcons basketballers had an eventful month of sport to finish the season

Several tournaments took place through February and early March

The Fernie Sr. Girls Falcons. Front: Morgan Trand, Alisia Dvorak, Becca Blackwell. Back: Billey Kenndy, Jen Kennedy, Paige Matejka, Cassie Fahselt, Summer Musschoot, Georgia Lessard, Hannah Fereralli, Emilee French, Kadie Anderson, Emmy Anderson, Rylee French.(Courtesy of Jared Musschoot)
Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)

Agassiz’s sole high school wrestler sweeps top honours at provincials

Mark Schwichtenberg earns second career gold medal, outstanding accolades

Mark Schwichtenberg won the gold medal at the high school provincial wrestling tournament this past weekend. He is Agassiz Elementary Secondary School’s only wrestler. (Contributed Photo/Balan Moorthy)
Boys basketball tournament action during the 2016 Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic final, in Surrey. (Now-Leader file photo)

‘Stunned’: School sports tournaments still on hold in B.C., but club tourneys can start Feb. 1

‘To have this decision made at such a critical time of year is disheartening for everyone involved in school sport’

Boys basketball tournament action during the 2016 Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic final, in Surrey. (Now-Leader file photo)
The Fernie Secondary School Falcons, a Junior Girls volleyball team, went undefeated in the 2021 Regional East Kootenay Zone Championships. Back Row, from left: Cari Munro, Summer Musschoot, Grace Sims, Nicola Jones, Camilla Gonzalez, Sage Ivany, Saidee Shaw, Cathy Davies, Dan Demmings. Front Row, from left: Ashley Demmings, Ruby Staples, Stevie Frisen, Sierra Uphill. (Courtesy of Cathy Davies)

‘We have so much to be grateful for’: Fernie Secondary School athletics going strong

The Junior and Bantam Girls volleyball teams both saw recent tournament victories

The Fernie Secondary School Falcons, a Junior Girls volleyball team, went undefeated in the 2021 Regional East Kootenay Zone Championships. Back Row, from left: Cari Munro, Summer Musschoot, Grace Sims, Nicola Jones, Camilla Gonzalez, Sage Ivany, Saidee Shaw, Cathy Davies, Dan Demmings. Front Row, from left: Ashley Demmings, Ruby Staples, Stevie Frisen, Sierra Uphill. (Courtesy of Cathy Davies)
The Vernon Panthers and Bateman Timberwolves battle at a past B.C. high school provincial final in BC Place. That venue will not be hosting the 2021 slate of championship games. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

B.C. high school football searching for new venue

McLeod Athletic Park is not available, SFU reps scheduling a meeting after BC Place unable to host

The Vernon Panthers and Bateman Timberwolves battle at a past B.C. high school provincial final in BC Place. That venue will not be hosting the 2021 slate of championship games. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
French Immersion students at Fernie Secondary School cleared and built a new disc golf course. (Contributed by Ernie Baty)

FSS Students Build Himu Disc Golf Course

A new disc golf course was built by French Immersion students over the last few years

  • May 26, 2021
French Immersion students at Fernie Secondary School cleared and built a new disc golf course. (Contributed by Ernie Baty)
Tweedsmuir running back Noah Anderson, the football clearly out of his hands (seen by his left knee), crosses the one-yard line as he runs for a touchdown in a game in November 2019. The governance of high school football and mostly all other high school sports is changing after a pivotal vote May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Massive change coming to B.C. high school sports

New governance model passed at B.C. School Sports AGM; high school sport commissions to be ‘phased out’

Tweedsmuir running back Noah Anderson, the football clearly out of his hands (seen by his left knee), crosses the one-yard line as he runs for a touchdown in a game in November 2019. The governance of high school football and mostly all other high school sports is changing after a pivotal vote May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Malin Jordan)

Power struggle: New governance model proposed for B.C. high school sports

Most commissions are against the new model, but B.C. School Sports (BCSS) and its board is in favour

Lord Tweedsmuir’s Tremmel States-Jones jumps a player and the goal line to score a touchdown against the Kelowna Owls in 2019. The face of high school football, along with a majority of other high school sports, could significantly change if a new governance proposal is passed at the B.C. School Sports AGM May 1. (Malin Jordan)
Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)

E-sports trial at B.C. high schools to start with ‘League of Legends’ team game

For fall launch, Vancouver’s GameSeta company partners with BC School Sports

Some of the characters in the League of Legends video game. (Photo: na.leagueoflegends.com)
Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Future still uncertain for B.C. high school sports this fall

B.C. School Sports working on detailed return-to-sport plan

Lord Tweedsmuir football players swarm a lone W.J. Mouat Hawk Nov. 8, 2019 at Cloverdale Athletic Park. High school athletes still don’t know whether they will be playing sports this fall or not. (Photo: Malin Jordan)