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by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday Jul 10 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas Swim Club took their winning mojo across the border last weekend, to place second overall with a total of 2284 points for the team. Colville, the home team, won the meet with 2870 points. 

This meet, which the swimmers often call the most fun meet of the year, gives the competitors a chance to try different races. Some division 3 and 4 swimmers got to compete in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 04 2017

Balfour Golf Club professional Craig Wilkinson is a great supporter of finding a cure for ALS.

So much, that last week (June 26) Wilkinson golfed 200 holes in the sunrise to sunset fundraiser to support of those living with ALS, playing for 11 hours, 27 minutes, and 26 seconds to achieve the mark.

Wilkinson began the day at 6 a.m., finished with six round scores of  69, 70, 73,...

by Boundary Sentinel on Monday Jul 03 2017

The Seattle-Cheney Studs scored the winning run in the bottom of the 10th to walk off the Alaska Goldpanners 3-2 in the final of the 2017 Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament Sunday under sunny skies at James Donaldson Stadium.

The victory earned the Studs the grand prize in the money baseball tournament while the Goldpanners took home second place cash.

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by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Jun 27 2017

The cream is beginning to rise to the top as the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament enters Day three of competition Thursday at James Donaldson Park in the Boundary City.

Westchase Express and Seattle Studs control the lead in Division one while Northwest Honkers and San Francisco Seals top Division 2.

North Sound Emeralds and Everett Merchants hold the lead in...

by Boundary Sentinel on Tuesday Jun 13 2017

There's a bit of a changing of the guard on the Kootenay Summer Swim Association.

The Grand Forks Piranhas won its second meet of the season, capturing the home Piranhas Invitational Saturday at the Boundary City Pool.

The Piranhas nosed out Trail Stingrays and Colville for the overall title. Nelson Neptunes finished fourth with Castlegar Aquanauts fifth and Creston sixth.

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by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday Jun 05 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas have emerged the winners of the Nelson swim meet last weekend, by accumulating the most points. 

“We are all very excited because the Piranhas won the Nelson Swim Meet this past weekend by scoring the most points,” said coach Samantta Villanueva. Swim club president Laura Lewis believes it is the...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Mar 29 2017

If the Chase Heat need a shoulder to cry on following Game two of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League Championship Series, the squad can put in a call to the Nelson Leafs.

Because the Nelson Leafs are probably the only team that can relate to the heartbreaking experienced by the Heat after Beaver Valley rallied from a 4-1 deficit to edge Chase 5-4 Tuesday night at the...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Wednesday Mar 01 2017

The Boundary Youth Soccer Association (BYSA) is dropping its registration fee back to the early bird rates, in an attempt to boost enrolment before the snow melts. 

“Historically, BYSA registers approximately 270 players in the U7 to U16 divisions. Right now we are around 155,” said executive director Jeff Olsen. 

This causes problems for the volunteers that run the organization...

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