Sports & Leisure
Stories from the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village Archives
EARLY RODEO CHRONICLES FROM PINCHER CREEK’S RANCHING HERITAGE
Rodeo events and horse racing indeed have had long traditions within the Pincher Creek area. They truly reflect our local ranching heritage.
CHRONICLES OF LOCAL FRONTIER HOCKEY
Our look back at frontier hockey conditions in the Pincher Creek area takes us back over a century, to the frontier era of 1912, when games were played in the great wide open.
THE OLD TIME USE OF SNOW SHOES DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
For many readers with an interest in our local history or for those who know our changeable winter weather, the thought of the traditional use of snowshoes during the Christmas Season is not one which readily comes to mind.
HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE GAME OF HOCKEY
Hard hitting games from the pages of our past illustrate the rich hockey traditions which exist in pioneer communities such as Pincher Creek.
RURAL SKATING AND HOCKEY FROM THE LATE 1920s AND EARLY 1930s
The winter time sports of skating and hockey always had a broad appeal throughout the history of the Pincher Creek area.
THE PIONEER TRADITION OF SKATING DURING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
Winter pastimes were important sporting and social institutions during Pincher Creek’s pioneer era, particularly at the Christmas Season