The Atom Thunder celebrate their first place finish in Merritt.

Atoms and midgets make their marks

Midget and Atom Thunder see success in tournaments.

The young Thunder teams have seen some success over the last month as both the midgets and atoms finished in the medal in their last tournaments.

The atom Thunder stood head and shoulders over team’s in Merritt last weekend, taking first place in the tournament.

The midget Thunder went to Kelowna at the end of last month and finished third of the 12 teams that competed.

The Midget Thunder started the tournament by beating the West Kelowna team 5-2. The Thunder were in control for most of the game, getting four of their goals in the first period, putting them up 4-0 at the end of the first.

The Kelowna T3 team proved harder, as the game went back and forth to a 4-4 tie. Kelowna popped out to an early lead in the first, but the Thunder reeled them back in the second and through a very tight third that proved to be inconclusive.

The Thunder then went on to tie Whistler, 3-3 in a very tight gam. Both team’s stayed tight through the first and second, while allowing no goals in the third.

The early win combined with two ties was enough to get the Thunder into the bronze medal game against Fort Saskatchewan, who they lost to, 6-1, to take third in the tournament.

 

This weekend, the novice house league will compete for Quesnel dominance.

 

 

Just Posted

Column: themes from the 2017 B.C. Flood and Wildfire Report

Columnist Jim Hilton offers an overview of the new fire and flood report’s 14 Strategic Shifts

Big victory for Quesnel’s U16 girls softball team in Kamloops

Unstoppable bats and a gem from Musselman propelled the girls to the win

Local athletes impress on Day 1 of Zone track and field event

CSS, QJS students showed off impressive skill as Quesnel hosts North Central Zone Championships

Tsilhqot’in community names officially recognized by Province

Tsilhqot’in names will now appear on provincial government resources, maps and databases

Editorial: respect where it’s due

Quesnel’s youth are impressive in their maturity and eloquence

VIDEO: Canadian Forces help flood-ravaged Grand Forks residents heal

Sgt. Bradley Lowes says the military is used to dealing with traumatic times

Chilliwack Chiefs make history with first RBC Cup win

In front of a huge and noisy crowd, the Chiefs claimed their first-ever national junior A title.

UPDATED: Majority of flood evacuees in Kootenay-Boundary allowed to return home

Officials hope to have all 3,000 people back in their homes by Monday night

B.C. Lions bring back 6-time all-star offensive lineman Jovan Olafioye

He was acquired by the Montreal Alouettes last year.

Whitecaps rally for 2-2 draw with FC Dallas

Vancouver climbed out of a two-nil hole to tie FC Dallas 2-2

B.C. VIEWS: Making sense of climate policy

Flood and fire predictions have poor track record so far

Chilliwack Chiefs moving on to RBC Cup final after thrilling win over Ottawa

Kaden Pickering scored the winning goal in the 3rd period as Chilliwack won their semi-final 3-2.

VIDEO: As floodwaters recede, crews assess the damage to Grand Forks’ downtown

More than four dozen firefighters and building inspectors came out to help

Wellington Dukes pull off epic upset of Wenatchee at RBC Cup

The Dukes are off to the championship game after downing the Wild 2-1 Saturday at Prospera Centre.

Most Read