TERRACE River Kings pep rally tonight!

River Kings pep rally takes place in Terrace, B.C. tonight!

Central Interior Hockey League champions heading to the Coy Cup in Whitehorse

  • Mar. 24, 2017 9:00 a.m.

HOCKEY action continues tonight in Terrace with a pep rally for the Central Interior Hockey League (CIHL) champion River Kings prior to the team leaving for the 2017 Coy Cup championship in Whitehorse.

Doors at the Sportsplex open at 8:15 with the rally itself starting at 8:30 p.m. in the main arena.

The Coy Cup begins in Whitehorse next week and following the pep rally a practice to follow will be the final one before the trip to Whitehorse.

Terrace mayor Carol Leclerc will be on hand as will the Terrace Pipes and Drums.

Sponsor Telus has a GoPro camera up for grabs which will go to a fan based on the number of successful shots on the net.

“We’re hoping everyone will come out and cheer the team on,” said Terrace Telus official Howard Tsang who organized the pep rally following the River Kings win over the Williams Lake Stampeders two weeks ago to clinch the CIHL title.

The River Kings have placed second in the Coy Cup, the pinnacle of senior men’s AA hockey in B.C. and the Yukon, the past four years and the team hopes this is the year they’ll triumph.

Coy Cup action begins early next week with four teams – the River Kings, a team from Kelowna, a team from Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island and a Whitehorse team.

The Kings have played Whitehorse before but not Kelowna or Port Hardy.

The rally follows a successful Midget boys provincial hockey tournament held in Terrace which culminated in a 4-3 win March 22 by the hometown team over rivals from the Alberni Valley.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Confusion surrounds terms of RCMP withdrawal from pipeline construction area

B.C. Deputy Commissioner clarifies terms of agreement following minister’s statements

Two Terrace ringette athletes help regional team win silver

The Pacific Ring AA Ringette Tournament took place in Richmond, B.C.

Stop checks, searches of Wet’suwet’en pipeline opposers unlawful: Watchdog

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs file complaint

Dozens march for MMIGW at third annual event in Terrace

Family members and friends of victims joined the walk on Feb. 14

Wet’suwet’en pipeline supporters speak up

“Protesters get one side of the story and they stand up with their fists in the air.”

VIDEO: B.C. senior recalls ‘crazy’ wartime decision to grab bear cub from den

Henry Martens – now 96 – says he was lucky to be alive after youthful decision to enter a bear’s den

Trudeau: Time for blockades to end and Indigenous leaders to work with government

Prime minister says situation in Coastal GasLink pipeline dispute is ‘unacceptable and untenable’

Petition slams Victoria councillor who chastised police after Wetsuweten protest

Ben Isitt calls effort to get him suspended is not a ‘reliable barometer of public opinion’

B.C., Ottawa sign sweeping 30-year deal for northern caribou habitat

West Moberly, Saulteau co-manage new protection on two million acres

Suspect at large after stealing seaplane before crashing into another in Vancouver

Police responded to the incident at 3:30 a.m. on Friday at Vancouver Harbour

PHOTOS: 2020 BC Winter Games kick off in Fort St. John

More than 1,000 of B.C.’s best athletes will be competing over the next three days

Shopping cart collector at B.C. Costco awarded $583,000 after getting pinned by car

Kurtis Ryan Burdeniuk, 22, was retrieving carts when a driver backed into him in the parking lot

‘Usain Bolt he was not’: B.C. gang police seize drugs, cash after foot chase

‘The man took off running when he saw our officers approaching,’ CFSEU BC says

Canadians released from coronavirus-ridden cruise ship in Japan fly home

Those who were cleared to travel are to be screened again at Canadian Forces Base Trenton

Most Read