Rockies head into playoffs fresh off back-to-back wins

Boom boom boom indeed. The final two regular season games for the Columbia Valley Rockies were both against the Golden Rockets, and while the Friday, Feb. 16 home game was a runaway win for the boys, they had to earn their stripes the following night in the Golden barn. Friday night scoring was opened up […]

Steady as she goes, boys.

Steady as she goes, boys. The Columbia Valley Rockies made up some points and edged ahead of Kimberley to take second place in the Eddie Mountain Division in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League last week. Tuesday Jan. 16 saw the Golden Rockets in Invermere but a full effort from the team resulted in a […]

Rockies tame Thunder Cats to close out 2023

Not all the fireworks were in the sky this New Year’s. The Columbia Valley Rockies ushered out 2023 with back- to-back wins against the Creston Valley Thunder Cats, in Creston on Dec. 30 and then home in the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena to a standing room only crowd. Head coach Tayler Sincennes said he was […]

Adversity is a great teacher

Adversity is one of our greatest teachers, and failure is only failure when you stop trying. Last weekend the Columbia Valley Rockies were home for two games in The Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena but neither one went their way. “We were not at our best this weekend and we know it,” said associate coach Tucker […]

Rockies roll on

The Columbia Valley Rockies had a good weekend points-wise, adding 3 of 4 to their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League (KIJHL) standings in games against the Kelowna Chiefs and Fernie Ghostriders. Friday Nov. 24 saw Kelowna on the ice in the Eddie Mountain Memorial Arena but the Chiefs left empty handed after a 6-1 whomp-down […]

Weekend Warriors

Two days, two games, 1300 km and three of four points added to their standings equals a successful weekend away. The Columbia Valley Rockies were on the road last weekend, playing first in 100 Mile House against the Wranglers Nov. 17 and then in Kamloops Nov. 18 where they took on the Storm. Friday’s tilt […]

Weekend Success Against Division Rivals

The Fernie Ghostriders and Kimberley Dynamiters were in the valley to square off with the Columbia Valley Rockies last weekend: they were weighed, measured and found wanting. Thursday, Nov. 9, the Ghostriders lost 5-2 to the Rockies, and while it was a penalty heavy game for the home team, the Rockies put in the work […]

Bull Riding in the Rockies is back for 2022!

Dust off your boots and come join the Columbia Valley Rockies organization for our biggest fundraiser of the year! Bull Riding in the Rockies is back for 2022! The 22nd annual Bill McIntosh Bull Riding in the Rockies is set to take place on Friday July 22nd, 2022. Ticket prices are as follows: Adults (19-64): […]

Playoff Recap – Rockies Fall in Round Two

After a heavy battle with the Fernie Ghostriders in round one and the Kimberley Dynamiters in round two of the Teck Cup playoffs, the Columbia Valley Rockies have officially been eliminated from the 2022 postseason – losing the second round series 4-2 to the Dynamiters. Round one saw the Rockies face the Fernie Ghostriders in […]

Rockies Weekly Roundup – Week 19 – Regular Season Ends & Playoffs Begin

The final week of the regular season wrapped up on Saturday night after the Rockies finished week 19 with two more wins. On Friday February 18th, the Rockies were in Fernie playing their second-last regular season game against a tough Ghostrider squad. Knowing that Fernie could very well be the Rockies’ first round matchup in […]