Sports scope

A look ahead at what’s on the sports horizon. To have your sporting or athletic event included, email sports@terracestandard.com.

A look ahead at what’s on the sports horizon. To have your sporting or athletic event included, email sports@terracestandard.com.

River Kings

The CIHL playoffs begin Jan. 26, with Smithers and Williams Lake as the favourites to meet in the final again. The Terrace River Kings will host the arch rival Kitimat Ice Demons for game one Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Sportsplex, with game 2 in Kitimat on Feb. 2. If needed, the decisive game 3 will be in Kitimat at a date and time yet to be announced.

Figure skating

The Terrace Skating Club is hosting the KLA-HOW-YA Interclub figure skating competition Jan. 25-27. The event is free and a great way to see how Terrace’s skaters are doing before they head to regionals in Kitimat on Feb. 15.

Swim club

The Terrace Bluebacks are hosting the Northwest Regional Championships Jan 25-27 at the Terrace Aquatic Centre. It is a key event for the swimmers in the region as they try to qualify for AA or AAA provincials.

Curling

Junior curling for Grades 4 – 12 started Monday, Jan. 14th. Sessions are from 6:30-8:00 p.m. To register please call the Terrace Curling Club and leave a message 250 635-5583.

The annual Legion Bonspiel will be held Jan. 26 at the Terrace Curling Club. Signup sheets are at the curling rink and the legion here in town and in other legion Zone communities.

And the annual Terrace Valentine Curling Bonspiel will be held Feb. 8, 9, and 10 with a Dinner and Dance on the evening of Feb. 9th. Raffle, door prizes and entertainment will be on hand. For more information and to register call the Terrace Curling Rink at 250-635-5583.

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