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by Trevor Miller on Monday Feb 25 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club announced on Monday the schedule for their Interior Division Quarterfinal matchup against the Merritt Centennials which begins on Friday, March 1.

The Smoke Eaters and Centennials play in the playoffs for the second time in each team’s storied history with Merritt winning the best-of-seven set four games to one back in the 2006 playoffs. ...

by Trevor Miller on Saturday Feb 23 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters came from behind three separate times but could not find a way to push past the West Kelowna Warriors as they fell by a 4-3 overtime loss on Friday night at Royal LePage Place. 

Trail started the game with a couple of good looks but couldn’t cash in including a strong net drive from Chase Stevenson down the right side as he cut to the net before being stuffed on...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Feb 17 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters held leads three separate times but couldn’t find a way to hold them as they dropped a 6-4 decision to the Merritt Centennials on Saturday night at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena. 

It took until the game’s opening power play to find a goal scorer and came in the way of defender Trevor Zins to give the visiting Smoke Eaters a 1-0 lead. Kent Johnson played the...

by Trevor Miller on Saturday Feb 16 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a perfect penalty kill and a complete performance to help them to their third win in a row as they earned a 4-2 victory over the Langley Rivermen at the Trail Memorial Centre on Friday night. 

The power play was the source of the offence for the Smoke Eaters in the first 20 minutes of play and it was supplied by Kent Johnson, who opened the scoring at the 2:...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Thursday Feb 14 2019

BC Basketball Officials Association is calling an unsportsmanlike foul on cancer during its Pink Whistle Campaign.

During the first few weeks of February, fans watching local high school basketball games probably have noticed game officials using a Pink Whistle to make calls.

The annual campaign strives to raise funds for all cancers.

"Many of our members, along with...

by Trevor Miller on Wednesday Feb 13 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a three-point night from Owen Ozar as well as coming from behind twice to help them to a 3-2 victory in overtime over the Penticton Vees on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

Pace was the biggest take away in the opening period as not many stoppages were had in the 1st period but it was the Vees who took advantage late in the frame...

by Bob Hall on Monday Feb 11 2019

Stellar goaltending and timely goals combined to help lift the Selkirk College Saints to a pair of weekend victories over the Vancouver Island University Mariners.

In a playoff-like atmosphere at the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre, the Saints skated away with a 6-5 victory on Friday night and 4-2 win on Saturday night in two crucial...

by Trevor Miller on Sunday Feb 10 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters used a six-goal 1st period and a season-high ten tallies to help them to their 20th victory of the season in a 10-3 win over the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday night at the Trail Memorial Centre. 

An offensive outburst in the opening period saw the Smoke Eaters tally a season-high six goals in the period, beginning at the 3:23 mark of the...