Barry Stewart

Mustangs muscle through the mud

Eleven teams converged on HSS's weekend tournament.

‘Don’t eat the green snow’

Sixteen teams rang out the hockey season on St. Patrick's Day.

Arrowsmith sets new stair-climb records

Hope volunteer firefighter Rebecca Arrowsmith set three impressive marks in her climb on Feb. 26.

Girls finish eighth in the Fraser Valley, but they’ll be back

The senior Mustang girls now know what they’ll be up against next basketball season, after playing in the FV single-A championships.

Dancing the night away, at minus 15

It’s a bad sign when you’re planning to go winter camping and the highways are closed due to snow.

Lungs of fire, so others can breathe easier

Firefighter Rebecca Arrowsmith will head off for her third race on the fire escape stairs at Sheraton Vancouver’s Wall Centre Hotel Feb. 26.

Frozen Kawkawa Lake becomes winter activity central

When it was just ice, there were hockey players and skaters. When it had snow, skiers and snowshoers came out.

Barry’s Best: sports reporter’s six favourite stories, and why.

Stewart selects six 2016 stories still sticking saliently.

Breathtaking scenery for polar bear swim on Kawkawa Lake

January fun on Kawkawa Lake started with the polar bear swim on Kawkawa Lake.

Swim meet returns to Hope in 2017

The RiverMonsters is planning to organize a swim meet in summer this year.

Annual rite of passage in local streams

Keep an eye out for coho salmon, which will be in local streams this winter.

Shoot-out win caps successful tournament

Coach Smith picked the worst-ever October for Hope Secondary’s first-ever boys’ soccer tournament — but came up with a miracle last weekend.

Pushing up awareness of front line crews’ PTSD

A comment to a friend got Dogwood Valley's Jesse James involved in an exercise challenge that is working its way across the country.

Schoolteacher chosen as Umpire of the Year

It’s a big deal to be chosen as Canada’s “Umpire of the Year.”

Hope Friendship Hockey Tournament organizer reflects on event

The tournament is back after a five-year absence after a group of organizers decided to revive it.

One-wheel-drive event comes to Brigade Days

Motorsports fans will have even more reasons to head to the Hope Sports Bowl at Sixth Avenue Park this weekend.

Couple perseveres to see Perseid meteor showers

“We actually wore our toques. It was pretty chilly.”

Hope’s latest hockey prodigy chooses reffing instead

Hope’s next official looking for advancement, Blake Deschenes, has already seen the impact of reffing on his off-ice pursuits.

Lordco manager wins trip to Daytona Speedway

Scott Medlock won an all-expenses paid from Lordco and Raybestos for selling the most brake parts.

Mountain Centre clears the road for easier hikes

Hope Mountain Centre volunteers make it easier for all to go hiking.