A couple of local skiiers are off to Blue Mountain near Toronto this week for the biggest event of their skiing careers so far. 15-year-olds Charlotte Gibson and Hayes Layton will be competing at national championships for the first time.
The Cougars went in to their game against the Victoria Royals on Saturday night riding a 3-game win streak. And as they've been proving over the last couple weeks, they didn't go down without a fight, but were done in by a tough 3rd period.
Between 1980 and 1996, the Spruce Kings were the team to beat in the Peace Cariboo Junior Hockey League, winning 9 titles in those 16 years. But things have been a little different since they joined the BCHL in 1996, as they played their first 21 seasons without even winning a division title.