Barry Stewart

Evan Empey releases his rock to sweepers Tom DeSorcy (left) and John Linza

Hope host provincial firefighters’ curing playdowns

Five local players come close to a top-place finish in 18-team event

Evan Empey releases his rock to sweepers Tom DeSorcy (left) and John Linza
The Car Guys’ Jeff Smith shoots on the Bruins’ Clayton Steinebach in the opening game of the Dusty’s Tournament last Friday. The game featured two Claytons in net

Visiting teams win local tournament

About 45 former Hope players return to compete in annual hockey event

The Car Guys’ Jeff Smith shoots on the Bruins’ Clayton Steinebach in the opening game of the Dusty’s Tournament last Friday. The game featured two Claytons in net
Ken Campbell was among the curlers at the annual men’s bonspiel in Hope over the weekend. This year’s event featured 16 rinks

History made at men’s bonspiel in Hope

Women's team entered to round out weekend curling tournament

Ken Campbell was among the curlers at the annual men’s bonspiel in Hope over the weekend. This year’s event featured 16 rinks
Jeff Kuhn

Youth basketball program is back this spring

Kids from Grades 4 to 7 will have an opportunity to build their skills

Jeff Kuhn
Hope atom C2 Wildcats won gold at a 16-team tournament in Penticton on the Jan. 10-12 weekend

Atom Wildcats win tournament

Local team battles to a 3-2 victory in final match to finish in first place

Hope atom C2 Wildcats won gold at a 16-team tournament in Penticton on the Jan. 10-12 weekend
Hope Mustang guard Brendan Sullivan tries to evade the tenacious forecheck of Mt. Sentinel’s Johnny Johnson

Senior boys finish first at Hoopfest tournament

The Hope Mustangs have two road games next week and travel to Agassiz for their final league game on Feb. 6

Hope Mustang guard Brendan Sullivan tries to evade the tenacious forecheck of Mt. Sentinel’s Johnny Johnson
Dawson Pelletier watches a shot glance off the post in AAA action at the Chilliwack Peewee Jamboree

Hope players make top Chilliwack peewee rep team

Defenseman Brandon Pennell and goaltender Dawson Pelletier put their skills up against a deep pool of hopefuls at the pre-season rep tryouts

Dawson Pelletier watches a shot glance off the post in AAA action at the Chilliwack Peewee Jamboree
Alumnus Jay Dongen soars above the block of Brendan Sullivan in the men’s game. The high school boys put up more resistance against the returning men

Grads edge out senior Mustangs

Former basketball players return to Hope Secondary School for annual alumni games last Tuesday

Alumnus Jay Dongen soars above the block of Brendan Sullivan in the men’s game. The high school boys put up more resistance against the returning men
Azalia John fights her way to 15 points versus Fraser Lake

Visiting teams upset Mustangs

Senior girls finish in last place at weekend basketball tournament

Azalia John fights her way to 15 points versus Fraser Lake
Princeton forward Logan Littlejohn gets ready to test the resilience of Amanda Lancaster

Mustangs host home tournament

Senior girls' basketball action kicks off Friday at Hope Secondary

Princeton forward Logan Littlejohn gets ready to test the resilience of Amanda Lancaster
Hope peewee Wildcats goalie Brayden Gelowitz stares helplessly at a puck that got past him in the opening game of the Hope peewee house tournament last weekend. Hope was in the midst of a huge come-from-behind surge and a goal here could have given the Cloverdale opponents a chance to turn the tide. Luckily for Gelowitz

Wildcats win opening game at home tournament


The visitors allowed too much time and free space in their defensive end and the Hope peewee team took full advantage

Hope peewee Wildcats goalie Brayden Gelowitz stares helplessly at a puck that got past him in the opening game of the Hope peewee house tournament last weekend. Hope was in the midst of a huge come-from-behind surge and a goal here could have given the Cloverdale opponents a chance to turn the tide. Luckily for Gelowitz
Don Bourquin and other local pickleball players invite you to a free pickleball demonstration Saturday at Silver Creek Elementary

Courting interest in racquet sports

Try pickleball for free this Saturday in Hope as part of the RBC Sports Day in Canada

Don Bourquin and other local pickleball players invite you to a free pickleball demonstration Saturday at Silver Creek Elementary
Rider pride will be on show this weekend

Roughrider fans prepare for Grey Cup

Saskatchewan team pride will be on show around town this Sunday

Rider pride will be on show this weekend
Hope resident and rally car racer Taisto Heinonen won gold at the Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere in early November.

Hope resident wins rally race gold

73-year-old Taisto Heinonen got an invitation to suit up for the Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere

Hope resident and rally car racer Taisto Heinonen won gold at the Rocky Mountain Rally in Invermere in early November.
Hope atom C1 forward Cole Kennedy scoots his shot under the stick of Chilliwack C2 goalie

Wildcats compete at home tournament

The C1 atom hockey team skated to a 5-and-0 record to take first place

Hope atom C1 forward Cole Kennedy scoots his shot under the stick of Chilliwack C2 goalie
Over a third of Coquihalla Elementary School’s Grade 4 students are currently involved in the twice-weekly lunch hour running club

Running club at Coquihalla Elementary School

Over a third of Grade 4 students have already joined the program

Over a third of Coquihalla Elementary School’s Grade 4 students are currently involved in the twice-weekly lunch hour running club
Jacob and Clarie Medlock are joining the youth curling program starting on Tuesdays in November. The weekly sessions for Grade 5-7 students will run until the end of the season.

Hope Curling Club introduces youth program

Weekly sessions will run Tuesdays starting in November

Jacob and Clarie Medlock are joining the youth curling program starting on Tuesdays in November. The weekly sessions for Grade 5-7 students will run until the end of the season.
Hope and District’s Recreation

Basketball sessions planned in November

There will be drills for players to work on dribbling, passing, shooting and choosing a pivot foot

Hope and District’s Recreation
Austin Cadano makes a shot

Increasing in local racquet sports

Extended drop-in badminton hours are being considered

Austin Cadano makes a shot
Anthony Loewen (left) tracks down his brother Tre in a recent Hope Secondary senior boys’ practice. Tre scored the tying goal in a come-from-behind 4-3 win against Langley Christian in Hope on Tuesday. Jacob Chisholm (centre) scored the winner. The Mustangs host Mission’s Hatzic Secondary today (Thursday) at 3:15 p.m.

Soccer action back in full swing

Hope Minor Soccer turnout is strong despite the current wet weather

Anthony Loewen (left) tracks down his brother Tre in a recent Hope Secondary senior boys’ practice. Tre scored the tying goal in a come-from-behind 4-3 win against Langley Christian in Hope on Tuesday. Jacob Chisholm (centre) scored the winner. The Mustangs host Mission’s Hatzic Secondary today (Thursday) at 3:15 p.m.