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Hockey in the Nicola Valley (1921-1940)
The first two games of the hockey season were well attended by eager cheering fans. The first, played between Nicola Valley and Merritt, resulted in a 7-6 score in Merritt’s favour. The second game, between Nicola Valley and Middlesboro, ended with the score of 9-1 for Nicola Valley.

Middlesboro defeats Nicola Valley in hockey at the first game of the season.

Merritt is officially granted affiliation with the BC Amateur Hockey Association.

Warm temperatures caused hockey officials to keep a close eye on ice levels for the provincial international playoffs, in which Merritt participated.

Merritt played in the second game of the BC Intermediate hockey playoffs against Vernon, but sadly lost with a final score of 3-2.

Merritt Hockey Club wins Coy Cup as BC Senior B Provincial Champions.

The Merritt Hockey Midgets win the Cromie Memorial Trophy.
The 1937-38 Merritt hockey team wins the intermediate championship in the Nicola-Similkameen section.

The battle for the Coy Cup and provincial championship was held in Merritt, however the local intermediate hockey team lost to Blakeburn by a score of 2-1.

(Summer 2005). Sports in the Nicola Valley 1921-1940. Nicola Valley Historical Quarterly. Vol. 19, No. 4.