Sports Shorts: Pirates head to the hills on Jan. 27

Lots coming up, with Pirate Loppet, Indoor Soccer and Crossfit games.

Pirate Loppet

Larch Hills will host the elementary school pirate loppet on Jan. 27 beginning at 10:30 a.m. One, two and five-kilometre routes are available. Hot dogs and hot beverages will be served to young skiers and event volunteers.


Indoor Soccer

Shuswap Youth Soccer Association hosts an indoor soccer tournament on Feb. 11 and 12. U14 boys and girls play on the11th and U16 boys and girls play on the 12th. Each team will play three 44-minute games.


Crossfit games

Salmon Arm Crossfit has named a 15-member roster for the open qualifying portion of the Reebok Crossfit Games. The games themselves are held Aug. 1-6, but the competitors will have to qualify for regionals between Feb. 23 and March 27and then qualify regionally between May 19 and June 4.

The Salmon Arm team consists of: Brandi McAllister, Cheryl Campbell, Cindy Norris, Cody Crawford, David Gagne, Deena Davis, Derek Leyenhorst, Kellie Goldbaum, Kevin Pattison, Lucas Burton, Nathalie Scharf, Patrick Evanishen, Scott Lequesne, Shauna Lewis and Tynan Schielke.