Sports Scope

Quick blitz of upcoming Terrace sporting events and highlights

Hockey

The Terrace River Kings play their first home game Oct. 7 at the Terrace Sportsplex. They play Quesnel and the game starts at 7 p.m.

Badminton

Drop in badminton starts Oct. 3 at the the old Thornhill Junior Secondary building (now Northwest Trades and Employment Training Centre). The drop in will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 10 p.m. and will continue through to mid-April.

Roller Derby

Anyone interested in roller derby can try out the sport in October through the “Fresh Meat” training program, which runs Tuesdays, Thursdays from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. for the month of October at the Thornhill gym. A cost is associated, and for more info email northcoastnightmares@gmail.com or check out their Facebook page.

Skating

Terrace Skating Club opened registration for CAN SKATE learn to skate lessons for ages 3 to 12 years olds. Lessons start Ocotber 10 and registration is online at www.terraceskatingclub.com.

Running

The Glow in the Dark run is Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Skeena Middle School. It’s a 1K or 5K walk/run and more info can be found on Facebook at “Glow in the Dark Run”.