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Fish can actually shrink in cold water

Hot off the news wire this week: Trout shrink! A group of Norwegian and Finnish scientists have recently observed that during cold temperatures, Salmoniods can reduce their body length up to 10%.

Puck Predators pounce on Avalanche

Fox wrestlers fierce in Western Canada meet

Kristi Roots of the Terry Fox Ravens powered her way to a gold medal at the Western Canada Age Class high school wrestling tournament last weekend in Kamloops. Roots won all four of her matches via pins in her 75 kg Juvenile weight division.

Rapids rule Steveston tourney

Riverside Rapids and the Elgin Park Orcas -- two perennial senior girls high school basketball powers -- collided for the 22nd time in the last five years Saturday. This time, it was the Rapids' turn to persevere.

U18 CMF Synergy in sync

Melanie Prentice converted a through ball from Kayla Mobilio with two minutes remaining to boost the Coquitlam Metro-Ford Synergy to a 2-1 triumph over the Semiahmoo Wave in a girls Under-18 Gold soccer contest Sunday at South Surrey Athletic Park.

Centaurs avoid shutout at Shootout

The hard-luck host team darn near got shutout at last weekend's Top-Ten Shootout.

Two Coquitlam rinks to hit Cowichan

Both a boys and girls team will represent Coquitlam Curling Club at the B.C. Juvenile provincial championships slated for March 3-6 in Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island.

Hamilton connects for Cats in OT

Ridge Meadows Flames allege that one of their point blasts with four minutes left in regulation time went through the Port Moody Black Panthers' net. Subsequently, Joel Hamilton's shot 36 seconds into overtime went through the Flames' heart.

Tri-City policing won't be affected by loss of officers to Olympic security, say cops

Two dozen Tri-City police officers will be taking part in Olympic security measures.

Torch warmly welcomed in Tri-Cities

The torch relay made its way through the Tri-Cities Thursday, stopping in Anmore, Belcarra, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam.