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by Emanuel Sequeira KIJHL Director of Communications on Monday Jun 14 2021

In a media release Monday, the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) announced approve a number of new measures and initiatives following a virtually hosted 2021 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, June 12th.

During the virtual meeting, league members covered a wide range of topics and approve a number of new measures and initiatives as the Junior B league looks to return...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Jun 11 2021

Eugene Volokhov of Balfour is one happy fisherman.

The Balfour resident recently was announced by the West Arm Outdoors Club and B.C. Wildlife Federation as the winner of the grand prize draw of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program. 

Volokhov is the grand prize winner of the Kootenay Lake Angler Incentive Program final draw, winning a sleek 18’ Kingfisher boat equipped with...

by Boundary Sentinel on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

 New owner, now a new head coach.

The Grand Forks Border Bruins recently welcomed the hockey team’s new head coach and GM for the upcoming Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

Former Selkirk College Saints skipper, Dave Hnatiuk, joins the Boundary City squad after spending the last two seasons as the Head Coach of the BC Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team...

by Contributor on Friday May 14 2021

By Emanuel Sequeira, Director of Communications

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has approved the sale of the Grand Forks Border Bruins to local physician Dr. Mark Szynkaruk, who assumes ownership of the club from the community-owned Grand Forks Border Bruins Association.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Szynkaruk to the KIJHL and...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 12 2021

Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications

For a fifth straight year, the University of Jamestown Jimmies are playing in the American Collegiate Hockey Association national championship tournament.

The Jimmies will be pursuing a Division I men’s championship in Saint Louis, Mo., this month. Ranked 15th among the 20 teams in the tournament, they feature 16...

by Bob Hall on Monday Mar 29 2021

Selkirk College said in a media release Monday the school will no longer ice a men’s hockey team, announcing that the program will be discontinued due to budgetary constraints.

Competing in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) since 2006, the Selkirk College Saints’ current players, coaches and team staff were informed of the decision this week.

With...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Mar 25 2021

For second time in as many years, the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers to cancel the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.

Tournament organizers said recent decisions by the Province and Health Authorities have indicated that it will not be possible to hold large gatherings and events throughout summer 2021 in BC.

Like most events held throughout the...

by The Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Mar 15 2021

The BC Hockey League has been granted permission by the Provincial Health Office (PHO) to play a shortened 2020-21 season beginning the first week of April.

The PHO said it has approved the BCHL’s proposal for a safe return to play under its COVID-19 Safety Plan.

The league will operate in a “pod” model where three to four teams will play each...

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