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BCHL says Hockey Canada is biased towards major junior

A 35-page paper suggests Hockey Canada needs to recognize junior A as a legit development path

Shelley Walker, from left, Deanna Saunders, Kate Macalister participated in the Soul 2 Sole run event at McLeese Lake on Sept. 17, 2022. (Jesse Banyard photo)

Soul 2 Sole trail event at McLeese Lake shows off Cariboo views

Event saw 93 participants make tracks on McLeese Lake trails

The author rides along a seasonal 4x4 track above the Chilcotin River. (Steffi Fischer photo)

CASUAL COUNTRY 2022: In search of gravel as gold in Cariboo-Chilcotin

Gravel bikes and gear ratios were key to short bike tour survival

Head coach Harley Gilks goes over plays and strategies at tryouts for the Quesnel Kangaroos on Thursday, Sept. 8. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Williams Lake Stampeders. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Head coach Harley Gilks goes over plays and strategies at tryouts for the Quesnel Kangaroos on Thursday, Sept. 8. The team’s first home game is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 against the Williams Lake Stampeders. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Preston Wawryk is heading to Montreal next month for a second and final tryout camp with the BC Junior Canucks. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Preston Wawryk is heading to Montreal next month for a second and final tryout camp with the BC Junior Canucks. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Marj Watt and Shannon Coffey of Quesnel won this year’s Barb Smith Marj Jefferson Low Net Trophy. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel Ladies Best Ball Tournament supports Jumpstart, Hospice Association

60 ladies took part in last month’s annual tournament

  • Sep 12, 2022
Marj Watt and Shannon Coffey of Quesnel won this year’s Barb Smith Marj Jefferson Low Net Trophy. (Photo submitted)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
(Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
The 7th annual Cariboo Elite Hockey Camp wrapped up Friday, Aug. 26, with a fun afternoon on the ice. (Cariboo ELITE Hockey Training/Facebook)

Cariboo Elite Hockey Camp provides cool summer fun

Youth learn valuable skills on and off ice

The 7th annual Cariboo Elite Hockey Camp wrapped up Friday, Aug. 26, with a fun afternoon on the ice. (Cariboo ELITE Hockey Training/Facebook)
Hunter Mader, 3, sits atop his horse Mick, 33, at the Little Britches Rodeo in 100 Mile House last weekend. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Hundreds come out for Little Britches Rodeo

100 Mile House’s Little Britches Rodeo was a smash hit last weekend

Hunter Mader, 3, sits atop his horse Mick, 33, at the Little Britches Rodeo in 100 Mile House last weekend. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sealions swimmers are looking forward to competing in Kamloops this weekend at the BC Summer Swim Association Provincial Championships. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Quesnel Sealions off to provincial meet in Kamloops

Swimmers will dive into the pool starting Friday

Sealions swimmers are looking forward to competing in Kamloops this weekend at the BC Summer Swim Association Provincial Championships. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
The Western Cup Challenge was held once again at the Eromit AIRcademy. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
The Western Cup Challenge was held once again at the Eromit AIRcademy. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Barrel racing was among the competitions held at the Quesnel motocross track on Sunday, Aug. 7. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Barrel racing was among the competitions held at the Quesnel motocross track on Sunday, Aug. 7. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Boroka Peter recently brought home two bronze medals after competing in triathlon in the Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games. (Photo submitted)

Quesnel athlete wins two medals at 2022 BC Summer Games

“I didn’t expect to do as well as I did,” says Boroka Peter

Boroka Peter recently brought home two bronze medals after competing in triathlon in the Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games. (Photo submitted)
Steve Hohmann of Quesnel was amongst the competitors in this year’s Quesnel Rodeo. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)

55th annual Quesnel Rodeo a sellout

Quesnel Rodeo Club is happy with the results

Steve Hohmann of Quesnel was amongst the competitors in this year’s Quesnel Rodeo. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)
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
Racing fans packed the Goldpan Speedway for the Bob Willson Memorial Crash to Pass on Thursday, July 14. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)
Racing fans packed the Goldpan Speedway for the Bob Willson Memorial Crash to Pass on Thursday, July 14. (Tracey Roberts photo — Quesnel Observer)
West Fraser employees take a well-deserved break during the annual Pete Ketcham Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured are a number of West Fraser golfers, including Hank Ketcham, Board Chair (back row, second from the right). (Contributed photo)
West Fraser employees take a well-deserved break during the annual Pete Ketcham Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured are a number of West Fraser golfers, including Hank Ketcham, Board Chair (back row, second from the right). (Contributed photo)
Phil Erickson hopes others will take membership with the Quesnel Lawn Bowling Club. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Lawn bowling a fun sport to play this summer

The Quesnel Lawn Bowling Club is looking for more members

Phil Erickson hopes others will take membership with the Quesnel Lawn Bowling Club. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
The Quesnel Technics Gymnastics Acro team is excited to be going to Edmonton. (Contributed photo)

Quesnel Technics Gymnastics Acro team off to Edmonton

The team will be performing at the 2022 Canadian Gymnaestrada

  • Jun 30, 2022
The Quesnel Technics Gymnastics Acro team is excited to be going to Edmonton. (Contributed photo)
The Quesnel Kangaroos will be hosting next year’s Coy Cup Championship. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

2023 Coy Cup coming to Quesnel

The Coy Cup Championship will be held in March at the West Fraser Centre

The Quesnel Kangaroos will be hosting next year’s Coy Cup Championship. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)