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Members of the 100 Mile House Wranglers attempt to score a goal against former Wrangler Kristen Stead during practice last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Former Wranglers goalie goes pro

Kristian Stead has signed with the Knoxville Ice Bears

Princeton Posse defenseman Elijah Havers and 100 Mile House Wranglers forward Tanner Hooper nearly came to blows several times on the ice during last Friday’s game. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers take hard-earned win

In their first win of the season the 100 Mile House Wranglers bested the Princeton Posse on home ice

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31 BCHL alums on NHL rosters as pro season starts

The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche lead the way with three BCHLers on their rosters

100 Mile Curling Club member Bill Pratt sprays the curling rink down with water to fill in any air pockets to make the ice surface smooth in preparation for the upcoming curling season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile Curling Club set to curl Oct. 12

The season begins next week at the 100 Mile Curling Rink

100 Mile Curling Club member Bill Pratt sprays the curling rink down with water to fill in any air pockets to make the ice surface smooth in preparation for the upcoming curling season. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Brayden Haskell takes a shot on Casey Thomson during the 100 Mile House Wrangler’s season-opening game on Saturday. Thomson went on to win player of the game after blocking 38 of 43 shots on net. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers lose season opener to Chase Heat

Some team members had to leave the ice due to injury

Brayden Haskell takes a shot on Casey Thomson during the 100 Mile House Wrangler’s season-opening game on Saturday. Thomson went on to win player of the game after blocking 38 of 43 shots on net. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Leo Kozier tries to fend off a tackle from Micah Kozier as the two run rugby drills together at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

‘Mind-blowing’ interest in PSO rugby season

The Eagles are taking to the rugby fields again at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary school.

Leo Kozier tries to fend off a tackle from Micah Kozier as the two run rugby drills together at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A 100 Mile Wrangler hopeful skates between two opponents during the Wranglers’ training camp earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Wranglers rebuilding team with young prospects

The 100 Mile House Wranglers are slowly building up their lineup ahead of this season’s play.

A 100 Mile Wrangler hopeful skates between two opponents during the Wranglers’ training camp earlier this month. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tucker Gust makes a shot on net during practice at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Tucker Gust makes a shot on net during practice at the South Cariboo Rec Centre. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Ian Briggs, sensei of Kokoro Judo, flips orange belt Tai St Pierre to the mats during the second practice back since March 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile judo club flips back into action

Adult classes have resumed every Monday and Wednesday

Ian Briggs, sensei of Kokoro Judo, flips orange belt Tai St Pierre to the mats during the second practice back since March 2020. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile House Soccer Association coach Jeff Martens smiles as player Malikai Frank takes a shot against him on net. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile children learn soccer fundamentals

As soccer beings to wind down players and parents look forward to next season

100 Mile House Soccer Association coach Jeff Martens smiles as player Malikai Frank takes a shot against him on net. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
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BCHL experiments with coach’s challenge, video review during preseason

The junior A league wants video review in place in time for its BCHL Showcase event in Chilliwack

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Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper

VIDEO: Nelson’s Bigby Place holds 10-hour marathon fundraiser

Participants spent the day on a stationary bike to pay for a trip to Operation Trackshoes

Travis Bridge takes part in the 10-hour Bike-A-Thon held at Bigby Place. Participants were raising money for Nelson adults with special needs to travel to an athletics event in 2022. Photo: Tyler Harper
Brock Ferguson, 14, has been playing golf for the past few years. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

More young golfers teeing off

This summer has seen a rise in golfers under the age of 30

Brock Ferguson, 14, has been playing golf for the past few years. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Telemark skiers Chloe Shivers, 14 and Aya Sentesy, 15, take a practice run in the parking lot across from the 108 Heritage site. The two girls are part of Cross Country B.C.’s talent squad. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Nordic skiers train in 108 Mile

Dozens of skiers got prepared for the upcoming season on wheeled skis

Telemark skiers Chloe Shivers, 14 and Aya Sentesy, 15, take a practice run in the parking lot across from the 108 Heritage site. The two girls are part of Cross Country B.C.’s talent squad. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Tammy Mikkelsen and her son Shane (centre) took in Quinn Mulder and Kaden Dempsey for billets last season. This year Mikkelsen said the Wranglers are in need of about 10 more billet homes to house the new team. (Photo submitted)

Wranglers seek billets

At least 10 more homes are needed to house the players

Tammy Mikkelsen and her son Shane (centre) took in Quinn Mulder and Kaden Dempsey for billets last season. This year Mikkelsen said the Wranglers are in need of about 10 more billet homes to house the new team. (Photo submitted)
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Border closure forcing BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild to open season on road

With Canadian teams unable to visit the United States, the Wild have no choice but to come north

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TIMBER MART manager Ralph Myhill-Jones, left, Dylan Sund and Christian Sampson took time out from cooking for a group hug during the 100 Mile Special Olympics fundraiser in 2018. (File photo)
TIMBER MART manager Ralph Myhill-Jones, left, Dylan Sund and Christian Sampson took time out from cooking for a group hug during the 100 Mile Special Olympics fundraiser in 2018. (File photo)
Mary Ann Finch makes a serve while playing a game of volleyball. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Volleyball serves up summer fun

Drop-in sport has been held outside

Mary Ann Finch makes a serve while playing a game of volleyball. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Players looked to impress at an Identification Camp for the 100 Mile House Wranglers in Quesnel on Aug. 18/19. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

100 Mile House Wranglers coach eager for Quesnel to join KIJHL

100 Mile House head coach Dale Hladun was excited during an ID camp at Arena 2 in Quesnel

Players looked to impress at an Identification Camp for the 100 Mile House Wranglers in Quesnel on Aug. 18/19. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Harry Bishop laughs as he holds up a hat reading ‘Old Guys Rock’ while he prepares to head out on a Tour De Cure ride from Lone Butte to South Green Lake and back. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Tour de Cure cyclist doubles fundraising goal

Harry Bishop had big goals heading into a 112-km bike ride Saturday.…

Harry Bishop laughs as he holds up a hat reading ‘Old Guys Rock’ while he prepares to head out on a Tour De Cure ride from Lone Butte to South Green Lake and back. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)