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Thomas Ilnicki rides at the Riske Creek Little Britches Rodeo. (Photo submitted)

Little Britches Rodeo back in 100 Mile

Dust off your cowboy boots and head to the Little Britches Rodeo this weekend

100 Mile n Hour U13 Boys Softball Team (Photo submitted)

100 Mile N’ Hour U13 come back to win gold

100 Mile N’ Hour U13 took on nine teams to win the provincial boy’s softball championship in Merritt in July

Rino Poffenroth competes in the JR Boys steer riding at the Riske Creek Little Britches Rodeo. Rino won All Around Jr Boy Cowboy for the weekend. (Photo submitted)

STANDINGS: B.C. Little Britches athletes rack up points on summer rodeo circuit

See top ten results midway through season in all categories

  • Aug 2, 2022
South Cariboo Minor Softball’s 100 Mile N’ Hour U15 softball team shows off their bronze medals. (Photo submitted)

100 Mile N’ Hour teams bring home the medals

South Cariboo Minor Softball’s 100 Mile N’ Hour U13 and U15 teams snagged medals at provincials

South Cariboo Minor Softball’s 100 Mile N’ Hour U15 softball team shows off their bronze medals. (Photo submitted)
Gary Cleveland chairman of the Interlakes Rodeo Association is looking forward to the event. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

The 30th Interlakes Rodeo rides into town this weekend

Gates open on July 30 and 31 at 1 p.m at Roe Lake Rodeo Grounds

Gary Cleveland chairman of the Interlakes Rodeo Association is looking forward to the event. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
100 Mile Horsepower Ranch owner Dave Davies races in the Hill n Hole. (Andrew Stephens photo)

Mud racers return to 100 Mile Horsepower Ranch

Last weekend’s event drew hundreds of spectators

100 Mile Horsepower Ranch owner Dave Davies races in the Hill n Hole. (Andrew Stephens photo)
Brodie Pecor slams into a practice pad held by his dad Paul Pecor while taking part in a rugby practice last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Young rugby players sought for summer practice

Rugby coach Kameron Taylor hoping to create a robust program

Brodie Pecor slams into a practice pad held by his dad Paul Pecor while taking part in a rugby practice last week. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP

B.C. marathoner Cam Levins finishes historic 4th at world championships

Black Creek-born runner beat his previous Canadian record by about 2 minutes

Galen Rupp, of the United States, and Cam Levins of Canada (right) compete during the men’s marathon at the World Athletics Championships Sunday, July 17, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Patrick Smith/Pool Photo via AP
Ethan Hofstrand will play for the 100 Mile House Wranglers this season. (Photo submitted)

Wranglers sign new defencemen

100 MIle House Wranglers’ training camp begins Sept. 5

Ethan Hofstrand will play for the 100 Mile House Wranglers this season. (Photo submitted)
Griffin Carmont, a defender on Williams Lake FC, races down the sidelines to beat a Pinnacles FC player to the ball. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

South Cariboo soccer players win Fair Play Team Award

The Williams Lake Football Club played hard but fell short at provincals

Griffin Carmont, a defender on Williams Lake FC, races down the sidelines to beat a Pinnacles FC player to the ball. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Nancy Gourlay rides Thunder at the Cariboo Gold Rush Endurance ride on Canada Day. Gourlay travelled from Vancouver Island to participate in the 25 mile ride. (Monika Paterson photo)

Cariboo Gold Rush Endurance Ride tests equestrian’s mettle

The event took place on the Canada Day long weekend

Nancy Gourlay rides Thunder at the Cariboo Gold Rush Endurance ride on Canada Day. Gourlay travelled from Vancouver Island to participate in the 25 mile ride. (Monika Paterson photo)
Leo Kozier tries to fend off a tackle from Micah Kozier as the two run rugby drills together at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School last September. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

PSO rugby player tapped for national competition

Leo Kozier is heading to the 2022 Western Canada Championship

Leo Kozier tries to fend off a tackle from Micah Kozier as the two run rugby drills together at Peter Skene Ogden Secondary School last September. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Those Pitches player Stacey Miller prepares to throw the ball to first base after tagging out a player on second during a game at the 100 Mile Women’s Slowpitch Tournament. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

100 Mile pitches women’s slo-pitch tournament

Hometown team claims victory at inaugural event

Those Pitches player Stacey Miller prepares to throw the ball to first base after tagging out a player on second during a game at the 100 Mile Women’s Slowpitch Tournament. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Matthew Keller will be playing for Williams Lake FC at the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup July 7 - 10. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Soccer players shoot for a win at provincials

Three South Cariboo youth to compete in Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup

Matthew Keller will be playing for Williams Lake FC at the Les Sinnott Memorial Boys Provincial Cup July 7 - 10. (Lauren Keller photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Canim Lake Band athletes at Jack Brow Memorial Meet in Kelowna (Photo submitted)

Medals for Tsq’escenemc athletes at Kelowna track meet

Ten young athletes from Canim Lake Band competed in the Jack Brow Memorial Meet over the Canada Day

Canim Lake Band athletes at Jack Brow Memorial Meet in Kelowna (Photo submitted)
Amelia Whiting has been chosen to represent the 100 Mile House/Lac La Lache region at the 2022 B.C. Summer Games. (Photo courtesy of Julia Petitclerc)
Amelia Whiting has been chosen to represent the 100 Mile House/Lac La Lache region at the 2022 B.C. Summer Games. (Photo courtesy of Julia Petitclerc)
Erica Smith laughs as she attempts to give her horse Jonesy a kiss. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Outriders test skills, showmanship in the ring

More than 35 riders came from across B.C. to compete in Fun-in-the-Sun show

Erica Smith laughs as she attempts to give her horse Jonesy a kiss. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Attendees of the Big Horn Archery Club’s annual Traditional Shoot take aim at a bowbird, a foam disc being launched by a machine skeet shoot style. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Archers hit the mark with traditional shoot

74 registered shooters turn out for event at 99 Mile

Attendees of the Big Horn Archery Club’s annual Traditional Shoot take aim at a bowbird, a foam disc being launched by a machine skeet shoot style. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Jackson Altwasser (left) signs up to play for the Wranglers with fellow Williams Lake U18 players Curtis Roorda and Boston Pierce. (Photo submitted)

Wranglers sign four Timberwolves

Recruits include local boy Mason Pincott

Jackson Altwasser (left) signs up to play for the Wranglers with fellow Williams Lake U18 players Curtis Roorda and Boston Pierce. (Photo submitted)
(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Horse Lake takes track championship

School beats 100 Mile Elementary with the most points

(Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)