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Dan Macmaster goes to sink a putt during tournament play on July 11. His team would go on to win the tournament, with the lowest score after two rounds. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Disc golfers play in first-ever Grand Forks tournament

The course is located just south of Extra Foods in Grand Forks

Dan Macmaster goes to sink a putt during tournament play on July 11. His team would go on to win the tournament, with the lowest score after two rounds. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020

Teams to move to move forward with the scheduling and delivery of summer camps and programs under the guidance of the league and BC Hockey

KIJHL sets season starting date of October 2, 2020
Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada West cancels fall sports due to COVID-19

B.C. student athletes at seven universities impacted by cancellation, more cancellations possible

Canada West has officially cancelled all fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elvis Slack of the Grand Forks Border Bruins brings the puck into the offensive zone. Feb. 6, 2020 - Jensen Edwards - Grand Forks Gazette

Grand Forks Border Bruins duo sign for Jr. A team in Saskatchewan

Elvis Slack and Kyle Bailey’s stellar rookie seasons in Grand Forks caught scouts’ eyes

Elvis Slack of the Grand Forks Border Bruins brings the puck into the offensive zone. Feb. 6, 2020 - Jensen Edwards - Grand Forks Gazette
The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

KIJHL looking for government assistance to keep sticks on the ice

Commissioner says league may not continue without support

The Revelstoke Grizzlies played the Princeton Posse Nov. 8, 2019 with a final score of 2-2 after double overtime. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Organizers announced April 22 that the 2020 Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament has been cancelled. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Organizers cancel 2020 Grand Forks International baseball tournament due to COVID-19

Dr. Bonnie Henry has said that it is “unrealistic” to expect large events to go ahead this summer

Organizers announced April 22 that the 2020 Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament has been cancelled. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
West Kootenay couple Garrett Kucher and Tori Apostoliuk run the gauntlet, make it home after being locked down in Spain.

West Kootenay couple escapes Spain – safe, sound, and in self-isolation

BC couple Garrett Kucher and Tory Apostoliuk make it home after almost a week of lockdown in Spain

West Kootenay couple Garrett Kucher and Tori Apostoliuk run the gauntlet, make it home after being locked down in Spain.
Brandon Makarowski refereed in Alberta before moving to Grand Forks serving as a regular official for Grand Forks Border Bruins hockey games.                                (Photo submitted)

Boundary referee recognized for strong season

Makarowski took up reffing over a decade ago when he was forced to stop playing contact hockey

Brandon Makarowski refereed in Alberta before moving to Grand Forks serving as a regular official for Grand Forks Border Bruins hockey games.                                (Photo submitted)
Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George cancelled due to COVID-19

Another international sporting event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

Team Canada for the World Women’s Curling Championship in Prince George: Kerri Einarson, third, Val Sweeting, second, Shannon Birchard and lead, Briane Meilleur pose with the trophy after defeating Team Ontario to win the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Moose Jaw, Sask., Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The players and coaches from the Midget Boundary Predators team pose with the well-earned league banner, which will now hang in the rafters at the Midway arena.                                (Photo submitted)

Unbeaten Boundary Midget Predators win league on home ice

The Predators trounced second-place Casltegar in the final, by a score of 7-2

The players and coaches from the Midget Boundary Predators team pose with the well-earned league banner, which will now hang in the rafters at the Midway arena.                                (Photo submitted)
Bruins crowned Bantam champions of West Kootenay league

Bruins crowned Bantam champions of West Kootenay league

The team persevered through injury and illness to claim the banner on March 1

  • Mar 4, 2020
Bruins crowned Bantam champions of West Kootenay league
The Eholt Woodticks (in green) have dramatically outscored their Boundary Adult Hockey League opponents this season, earning top spot at the end of the regular season. They will be looking to leverage their first-round by when the clash in the semi-finals against the Granby Buschmen. (Photo submitted)
The Eholt Woodticks (in green) have dramatically outscored their Boundary Adult Hockey League opponents this season, earning top spot at the end of the regular season. They will be looking to leverage their first-round by when the clash in the semi-finals against the Granby Buschmen. (Photo submitted)
Timberwolves seek fresh lacrosse recruits

Timberwolves seek fresh lacrosse recruits

New season of the ‘fastest game on two feet’ begins this spring

  • Feb 16, 2020
Timberwolves seek fresh lacrosse recruits
Of all nights to forget their sweaters at home, the Fernie Ghostriders picked NHL Jersey Night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in Grand Forks. Instead, they had to wear some older black Grand Forks sweaters. Pictured, Border Bruin Gavyn Entzminger drives to the net on Feb. 6.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Grand Forks Border Bruins cling to playoff contention

One point separates Grand Forks from bottom-of-the-table Castlegar

Of all nights to forget their sweaters at home, the Fernie Ghostriders picked NHL Jersey Night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in Grand Forks. Instead, they had to wear some older black Grand Forks sweaters. Pictured, Border Bruin Gavyn Entzminger drives to the net on Feb. 6.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
The Kootenay Patricks and Montreal Canadiens alumni share a photo at the end of Thursday’s charity game. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Kootenay Patricks and Montreal Canadiens alumni share a photo at the end of Thursday’s charity game. Photo: Tyler Harper
Grand Forks Border Bruin Jordan DeGouw gets tripped up by a Golden Rockets player on Jan. 17 during a game in Grand Forks. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Border Bruins fall after roller-coaster week

Border Bruins beat the Nelson Leafs on Jan. 14 in overtime, then fell 10-4 to them on Sunday

Grand Forks Border Bruin Jordan DeGouw gets tripped up by a Golden Rockets player on Jan. 17 during a game in Grand Forks. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)
Players with the Kootenay Patricks look on during their first scrimmage Tuesday at the Nelson and District Community Complex. Photo: Tyler Harper

VIDEO: Kootenay Patricks assemble for first practice ahead of charity game

The group of locals will play Montreal Canadiens alumni next week

Players with the Kootenay Patricks look on during their first scrimmage Tuesday at the Nelson and District Community Complex. Photo: Tyler Harper
Much like regular golf, disk golf consists of a series of holes, but instead of flags and holes in the ground, players aim to land their disks in chain-link baskets.                                (Black Press Photo)

Grand Forks disc golfers prepare for spring course opening

A group of volunteers, with local government support, have prepared a course at Angus MacDonald Park

Much like regular golf, disk golf consists of a series of holes, but instead of flags and holes in the ground, players aim to land their disks in chain-link baskets.                                (Black Press Photo)
The Midway hockey team of the Boundary Adult Hockey League poses with the wooden Midway Classic trophy in December, when the team won the inaugural tournament on home ice.                                (Photo submitted)

Eholt leads in Boundary Adult Hockey League

Eholt Woodticks climbed their way to a strong lead atop the standings halfway through season

The Midway hockey team of the Boundary Adult Hockey League poses with the wooden Midway Classic trophy in December, when the team won the inaugural tournament on home ice.                                (Photo submitted)
The points of Border Bruins forward Elvis Slack have been one highlight for the team over the 2019/2020 season.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Border Bruins look to climb out of basement of division

Coming off a 10-day break, the team faces the Nelson Leafs on Jan. 14

The points of Border Bruins forward Elvis Slack have been one highlight for the team over the 2019/2020 season.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)