Barry Stewart

Dogwood Valley resident Dyllan James played for Team BC at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Halifax

Champion continues, despite a few hard knocks

Upcoming 2015 HSS graduate, proves that a concussion and a messed-up knee won't stop him.

Dogwood Valley resident Dyllan James played for Team BC at the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Halifax
While Tyler Feser (far left) smiles at bystanders

Sharp shooter fires up the courts

Basketball numbers are down in basketball registration, but new initiatives are in place to bring more players.

While Tyler Feser (far left) smiles at bystanders
16-year-old Karam Shergill earned a gold and a bronze medal at the Canadian National Wrestling Championships in New Brunswick

Local wrestler takes bronze and gold

16-year old Karam Shergill set a lofty goal of being an Olympic wrestler and is well on his way.

16-year-old Karam Shergill earned a gold and a bronze medal at the Canadian National Wrestling Championships in New Brunswick
Eleanna Angelis takes a running leap during dance practice at the No Limits Dance Studio. Some 80 local dance students will be putting on a spring recital at Coquihalla Elementary on Friday

Girls know no limits in dance

No Limits Dance Studio brings an edge in recreation and competitive dance training to the children of Hope.

Eleanna Angelis takes a running leap during dance practice at the No Limits Dance Studio. Some 80 local dance students will be putting on a spring recital at Coquihalla Elementary on Friday
Hope Minor Hockey product

An oldie but a goodie for the good old hockey game

Jeff Hoggan is the oldest skater in the American Hockey League.

Hope Minor Hockey product
While defender Hunter Gauthier cringes

The Mustangs kick up some dust

The Hope Secondary Mustang girls had a tough start to their soccer season last week.

While defender Hunter Gauthier cringes
Hope resident Jim Hatton launches his quadcopter at the Fraser Valley RC Flyers' field on Fairfield Island. This unit has two cameras: one for recording video of the flight for later viewing — and another to send a signal to Hatton's video-display goggles

The Aviator from Fraser Valley

Hope resident Jim Hatton launches his quadcopter at the Fraser Valley RC Flyers' field on Fairfield Island.

Hope resident Jim Hatton launches his quadcopter at the Fraser Valley RC Flyers' field on Fairfield Island. This unit has two cameras: one for recording video of the flight for later viewing — and another to send a signal to Hatton's video-display goggles
Dressed for the weather (front to back) Jackie Theede; Monica Cromarty; Didi Walker and Leila Jensen head out onto Harrison Lake for a Monday night training session.

Dragon boaters battle it out in a paddle war

Dressed appropriately for the brisk weather, dragon boating paddlers from Hope and the upper valley battled it out.

Dressed for the weather (front to back) Jackie Theede; Monica Cromarty; Didi Walker and Leila Jensen head out onto Harrison Lake for a Monday night training session.
The Manning Park Resort hosted its annual Spring Fest on Saturday

Manning boasts ski worthy conditions

The Manning Park Resort hosted its annual Spring Fest, featuring the Streak-the-Streak downhill race and legendary Dummy Downhill events.

The Manning Park Resort hosted its annual Spring Fest on Saturday
Assistant Nigel Wismath (left) and coach Jeremy Smith put pressure on Jessica Dupas at a Hope Secondary girls' practice last week. The team is hosting its second-annual kids' soccer camp next week

Scoring goals dependent on target

Having a target to shoot at when scoring goals is a useful tool for ensuring a successful aim.

Assistant Nigel Wismath (left) and coach Jeremy Smith put pressure on Jessica Dupas at a Hope Secondary girls' practice last week. The team is hosting its second-annual kids' soccer camp next week
Coaches Jeff and Madison Kuhn

Youth basketball program inspires

Year three of Hope's Steve Nash Youth Basketball program commences.

Coaches Jeff and Madison Kuhn
A young gentlemen enjoys a day of festivities at the Kindergarten indoor track meet

Kindergartners go wild

A young gentlemen enjoys a day of festivities at
the kindergarten indoor track meet.

A young gentlemen enjoys a day of festivities at the Kindergarten indoor track meet
The Hope and District Figure Skating Club invites you to see their annual carnival this Saturday

Skate a rainbow shines

The Hope and District Figure Skating Club is hosting their annual carnival “Skate a Rainbow.”

The Hope and District Figure Skating Club invites you to see their annual carnival this Saturday
Minor hockey referee Blake Deschenes keeps an eye on the action in a recent midget C game at Chilliwack Twin Rinks. By season-end

Local minor hockey ref keeping busy

Blake Deschenes will have officiated in well over 200 games by season-end

Minor hockey referee Blake Deschenes keeps an eye on the action in a recent midget C game at Chilliwack Twin Rinks. By season-end
George Johnston (left) and Const. Francois Lewis are gearing up for this Saturday’s Battle of the Badges match at Hope Arena. The annual hockey games raises money for Cops for Cancer. Tickets are $10 for adults

Battle of the Badges in Hope this weekend

Local RCMP members and firefighters are facing off at Hope Arena on Feb. 21

George Johnston (left) and Const. Francois Lewis are gearing up for this Saturday’s Battle of the Badges match at Hope Arena. The annual hockey games raises money for Cops for Cancer. Tickets are $10 for adults
Tom DeSorcy (left)

Women win curling bonspiel in Hope

Twelve teams participated in the men's and ladies' open over the weekend

Tom DeSorcy (left)
Bantam C1 Wildcat forward

Bantam Wildcats win home tournament

Hope hockey team extended their unbeaten streak into the tournament

Bantam C1 Wildcat forward
Hope Mustang

Mustangs struggle at weekend tournaments

Basketball teams refocus after losses to prepare for final season games

Hope Mustang
Midget C forward Hayden Simon (right) is leaned on by a Surrey player in Sunday morning action during last weekend’s eight-team midget house tournament. The local team had its best result in the opening game

Wildcats faced tough competition at home tournament

Midget hockey team is battling through several injuries

Midget C forward Hayden Simon (right) is leaned on by a Surrey player in Sunday morning action during last weekend’s eight-team midget house tournament. The local team had its best result in the opening game
Marcus James drops the puck during a match at the Chilliwack peewee jamboree last week. Hope Minor Hockey’s referee-in-chief

Local officials ref Valley games

Hope Minor Hockey players switch jerseys to gain more rink exposure

Marcus James drops the puck during a match at the Chilliwack peewee jamboree last week. Hope Minor Hockey’s referee-in-chief