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by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Feb 17 2011
Although it may not have been the season that all the Grand Forks Border Bruins fans had been hoping for, it was at times very entertaining, but now it is over.
The Bruins finished off their 2010/2011 season play this past weekend with games in the East Kootenays, but before that they played a few games here in the Kootenay/Boundary area.
by Michael Wirischagin on Wednesday Feb 16 2011
The Grand Forks Secondary School (GFSS) gymnasium was home to great basketball action this past weekend as the GFSS junior and senior boy’s basketball teams held their annual Grand Forks Classic basketball tournament.
The Jr. Boy’s welcomed two teams to the ‘Forks, the Summerland Secondary Rockets and the Mt. Sentinel Secondary Jr. Wildcats, to play off against....
by Michael Wirischagin on Wednesday Feb 09 2011
Super Bowl XLV sucked. Plain and simple, it sucked. Sure, I still may be a little bitter that the Green Bay Packers beat my Philadelphia Eagles in this year’s playoffs on their way to their Super Bowl crown, but even if that was the case, it still would have sucked.
This year’s running of the Bowl did nothing for me as a fan of football. There was no spectacular...
by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Feb 07 2011

By Bruce Fuhr
The Nelson Daily Sports

It’s obvious the Nelson Leafs do not want to spend another off-season hunting for a coach and GM.

Which is why team president Russell Stocks announced the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League franchise has resigned current skipper Chris Shaw to another season with the Green and White.

“Chris, in...

by Michael Wirischagin on Sunday Feb 06 2011
Parents expecting Saturday morning drop-in soccer this spring will be greatly disappointed if they don’t sign up by Feb.15. The newly formed Boundary Youth Soccer Association (BYSA) – the group running all youth soccer this year – wants all parents to know they must register soon.
BYSA is quite concerned that they may not get enough children registered to be able to...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Feb 03 2011

 The Grand Forks Border Bruins will certainly never be accused of being a team that peaks too soon in a hockey game. In fact it could be argued that if anything, they should be a team that is criticized for peaking too late. For if the Border Bruins had the luxury of only playing third period hockey they would have tallied three wins in their previous five games, but because they don’t have...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 03 2011
Up against over 150 racers from ages five through12-years-old who enjoyed a full day of racing the Phonenix Mountain Racers participated in their first zone race of the season for the Kootenay Region Nancy Greene Ski League held at Red Mountain in Rossland. Salmo, Red Mountain, WhiteWater and Summit Lake, and our own Phoenix Mountain Racers were all represented on race day Jan. 23. At the...
by Michael Wirischagin on Thursday Feb 03 2011
There is a famous quote by Lewis Grizzard that reads: “life is like a dog-sled team. If you ain’t the lead dog, the scenery never changes.” For Clearwater, B.C.’s Steve Mullen, that is exactly what happened as he became the lead dog winning the inaugural Rail Trail 200 International Dog Sled race held last weekend, starting and finishing in Grand Forks.
Five mushers...