Local Sports

(File photo)

Haida Gwaii athletes headed to Halifax

Plenty of representation for the islands at next year’s North American Indigenous Games

(File photo)
The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)
Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game

Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game

Annual tournament saw a 10-5 win, $12,000 raised for charity

Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game
Ben Cochrane and his teammates prepare to defend their zone against Prince Rupert side La Gondola. (Alex Kurial / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Old time Haida hockey hits Rupert ice

Island team returns for the annual Old Timers Tournament

Ben Cochrane and his teammates prepare to defend their zone against Prince Rupert side La Gondola. (Alex Kurial / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Devan Boyko featured on the 2019 ANBT Intermediate champion Skidegate Saints. (Nicholas Laws photo)

Premier’s Award for Haida athlete

Devan Boyko adds the honour to his already impressive list of athletic accomplishments

Devan Boyko featured on the 2019 ANBT Intermediate champion Skidegate Saints. (Nicholas Laws photo)
The Old Massett Raiders basketball team is hoping they’ll be off the bench and on the court during the upcoming All Native Tournament in Prince Rupert.

Basketball team hoping All Native Tournament is in their future

Old Massett Raiders seeking to raise funds to cover costs of participation

The Old Massett Raiders basketball team is hoping they’ll be off the bench and on the court during the upcoming All Native Tournament in Prince Rupert.
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Regan Yee in competition for Trinity Western University (TWU). TWU photo
Anne Marie Vandermeer from Prince Rupert collects one of her five gold medals after posting the top time in the 50-m freestyle. Ruth Lau Siemers (Silver - Burnaby) and Sharen Popoff (Bronze - Creston) rounded out the podium. (Kelly Pape photo)

Northwest athletes have big haul at 55+ B.C. Games in Kelowna

Prince Rupert’s Ann Marie Vandermeer tops the podium five different times in swimming

Anne Marie Vandermeer from Prince Rupert collects one of her five gold medals after posting the top time in the 50-m freestyle. Ruth Lau Siemers (Silver - Burnaby) and Sharen Popoff (Bronze - Creston) rounded out the podium. (Kelly Pape photo)
Runners and cyclists cross Hodges Avenue bridge for the Terry Fox Run in Masset on Sept. 15. (Archie Stocker Sr. photo)

PHOTO GALLERY: Masset takes off on Terry Fox Run

More than $1,000 raised for Terry Fox Foundation

  • Sep 18, 2019
Runners and cyclists cross Hodges Avenue bridge for the Terry Fox Run in Masset on Sept. 15. (Archie Stocker Sr. photo)
Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)

Team Canada step closer to Olympics after beating Puerto Rico

‘Super Round’ games to be played tomorrow at South Surrey’s Softball City

Cloverdale’s Holly Speers opened up the scoring for Team Canada. (WBSC video screengrab)
Runners take off from the starting line at the Totem to Totem Marathon in Skidegate on July 20, 2019. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

New record set at Totem to Totem marathon

Thomas Nichini of Vancouver breaks marathon mark, while Tlell’s Brionne Lavoie wins men’s 10 km

Runners take off from the starting line at the Totem to Totem Marathon in Skidegate on July 20, 2019. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
Ali Marshall and Luke Borserio kayaked the Nass River to fundraise money to get more youth into paddling.
Ali Marshall and Luke Borserio kayaked the Nass River to fundraise money to get more youth into paddling.
Haida Gwaii’s Luke Borserio and Terrace kayaker set out on Nass River with fundraising mission
Haida Gwaii’s Luke Borserio and Terrace kayaker set out on Nass River with fundraising mission
John Ismay had the heaviest catch on the day, bringing in a halibut that weighed over 30 pounds. (Archie Stocker Sr. photo)

Masset fishing derby proves to be a catch

All ages participated in the competition to bring in the top salmon and halibut hauls

John Ismay had the heaviest catch on the day, bringing in a halibut that weighed over 30 pounds. (Archie Stocker Sr. photo)
Seventeen participants from Tahaygen Elementary School took part in the 12-week Steve Nash Youth Basketball program with Masset RCMP Cst. Mike Hull. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observe)

Steve Nash Youth Basketball wraps up in Massett

RCMP coordinated the 12-week program for children between the ages of eight and 10

  • Jun 14, 2019
Seventeen participants from Tahaygen Elementary School took part in the 12-week Steve Nash Youth Basketball program with Masset RCMP Cst. Mike Hull. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observe)
Samantha Wiley has been selected to play on Team BC in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Haida athlete Sam Wiley makes Team BC hockey team

Prince Rupert Bantam Seawolves player is going to the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Samantha Wiley has been selected to play on Team BC in the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Runners take part in the annual Tlell Sun Run on Sunday, April 7. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)

Tlell Sun Run keeps it cool

More than 50 runners on Haida Gwaii took part in the annual 5K or 10K event

  • Apr 9, 2019
Runners take part in the annual Tlell Sun Run on Sunday, April 7. (Archie Stocker Sr. / Haida Gwaii Observer)
GTN wrestlers celebrate epic month

GTN wrestlers celebrate epic month

Contributed The GTN Wrestling Club was in full swing last month. First…

GTN wrestlers celebrate epic month
Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)

B.C.-based ‘Team Tardi’ brings home gold in junior curling worlds

In a 9-4 victory over Switzerland, a Langley-based curling team earned its 2nd straight world title

Canada defeat Switzerland to retain world junior men’s title Saturday morning in Nova Scotia. (Richard Gray/WCF)
The Skidegate Saints are your 2019 ANBT intermediate champions (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

All Native Basketball Tournament: Intermediate Finals

All Native Basketball Tournament: Intermediate Finals

The Skidegate Saints are your 2019 ANBT intermediate champions (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)