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Saturday, February 23, 2019
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NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers fall to Grande Prairie on Friday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers were home on Friday night as they hosted the Grande Prairie Storm.Throughout the first period, both teams had a difficult time scoring a goal.At 8:33 into the period, Owen Floriant received a two-minute penalty for kneeing an opponent.Later on in the period, with 25 seconds left, Grande Prairie...

Fort St. John’s Sterling Middleton and Team Canada win World Junior Curling Championship

LIVERPOOL, N.S. - Tyler Tardi and Fort St. John's Sterling Middleton successfully completed the defence of their world title when he led his Canadian team to a 9-4 win over Switzerland in Saturday morning’s men’s gold medal game at the World Junior Curling Championships 2019 in Liverpool, Canada.At the same time, Scotland took bronze medals, beating Norway by 8-5.In the gold...

Midget Predators to host AA Midget Peace Country Storm today

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Midget Predators female hockey team is home today, Saturday, as they host the AA Midget Peace Country Storm.Last night, Friday, the Predators were home as they hosted the Prespatou Bantam/Midget Boys.The Predators managed to beat Prespatou 2-1.Coach's Pick for the game was Cheree Peters, with Hannah Piket as Team Voted MVP.The Predators are home...

NWJHL playoffs continues tonight

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - NWJHL Playoff hockey action continues tonight as four teams battle it out for the semi-final positions.The teams currently playing in the playoffs is the North Peace Navigators vs the Fairview Flyers and the JDA County Kings vs the Sexsmith Vipers.The playoffs started on February 19.The Fort St. John Huskies and the Dawson Creek Junior...

Watson performed well in Saddle Bronc at the San Antonio Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Hudson's Hope Saddle Bronc Rider, Jake Watson, was competing in the Semi-Finals two, Round one at the San Antonio Rodeo.In Saddle Bronc Riding, on February 21, Watson placed in fourth with 83 points. He managed to pick up $1,500 for his efforts.Earlier this month, Watson participated in a few Saddle Bronc Riding events at the same...

Crystal Cup weather update for opening night

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Organizers of the Crystal Cup and Sid Davis Youth Memorial have provided a weather update for tonight's opening night, February 22.With the weather predicted to get colder, they are encouraging everyone to bundle up, and bundle up good.Along with the colder temperatures, it has brought an amount of snow that has piled up throughout the day.Organizers...

Team Tardi play-off bound at World Junior Curling Championships

LIVERPOOL, N.S. - Sterling Middleton and his Team, Team Tardi, have managed to secure a spot in the playoffs at the World Junior Curling Championships.Team Tardi is representing Canada and started the Championship Round Robin, on February 16, with a game against the USA.This was a close round as it was neck-and-neck throughout. In the end, Team Tardi fell 8-7 to...

NPHL Playoffs underway with first games already complete, game two Saturday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The NPHL semi-finals are well underway with the first games already taken place, last night, on February 21.The Dawson Creek Senior Canucks were host to the Manning Comets for game one out of the best of seven series.Manning fell a huge loss of 9-2 to Dawson Creek.Dawson Creek currently leads the series 1-0.Their next...

Date announced for 2019 Tour of the Peace

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - A date for the 2019 edition of Tour of the Peace has been announced.This year's event is set to take place on August 17, 2019.In a post on the Event's Facebook page, Organizers say this year's goal is to take type one diabetes to type none, and have decided to switch things up a...

Three Inconnu Swimmers off to Vancouver this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This weekend we are heading to Vancouver for the 2019 Age Group Championships.We have three swimmers, Owen Lang, Julian Kemp, and Alex McDonald attending the three-day swim meet.Swimmers 13 and under from all over the province with the required qualifying times will be competing against each other.Each Inconnu swimmer will be swimming seven events each!

8th Annual Crystal Cup starts tonight

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The 8th Annual Crystal Cup Pond Hockey Challenge and Sid Davis Youth Memorial starts today, February 22.In a press release, on the Crystal Cup website, organizers say that 82 teams have signed up for the Cup.Out of those 82 teams, 40 will play in the open division, four in the women’s division, and 38...

Huskies player of the Week: Aiden Tegart

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – This week’s Huskies Player of the Week is #28 Forward Aiden Tegart.Each week, a different player from the Huskies will be interviewed.As part of a weekly feature, Aiden was met at the rink to talk about himself and his team effort.Aiden Tegart Facts:Age: 19 Height: 6′ 2″ Weight: 216 lbs. Shoots: -- Hometown: Fort...

Game one of NPHL Semi-Finals kick off tonight

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Game one of the NPHL Semi-Finals is kicking off tonight.Four teams will be battling it out in a best of seven series in hopes of making it to the Finals.The Dawson Creek Senior Canucks and Manning Comets will be starting the semi-finals in Dawson Creek.This is a battle between two teams that have never...

NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers have two games this weekend against GP

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers have two games this weekend; one at home, and one away.On Friday, February 23, the Trackers are home as they host the Grande Prairie Storm.The last time the Trackers met with the Storm was back on November 18, in Grande Prairie, where they beat the Storm 3-2.The Trackers...

Playoffs well under way in the NWJHL

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The NWJHL playoffs are well underway as four teams battle it out for the semi-final positions.The teams currently playing in the playoffs is the North Peace Navigators vs the Fairview Flyers and the JDA County Kings vs the Sexsmith Vipers.The playoffs started on February 19.The Fort St. John Huskies and the Dawson Creek Junior...

One year until BC Winter Games in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - There is one year until the B.C. 2020 Winter Games takes place in Fort St. John.On Wednesday, February 20, Winter Games Board of Directors and members of City Council gathered in Centennial Park to start the one-year countdown.Acting Mayor, Councillor Lilia Hansen, provided a speech in honour of the countdown to the 2020 Winter Games.In the...

Cranston finishes Usport volleyball last weekend with Calgary Dinos

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Former student from Bert Bowes and North Peace Secondary School, Blain Cranston, finished his league play with Usport volleyball last weekend with the University of Calgary Dinos Men's Volleyball team.A 2013 graduate of NPSS, Cranston played two years ACAC men's volleyball with Grande Prairie Regional College and three years with the University of Calgary Dinos.The...

Telizyn earns bronze at Canada Winter Games in 1000 metre speed skating

RED DEER, A.B. - Josh Telizyn, of the Fort St. John Elks Speed Skating Club, won bronze in 1000m long track at the Canada Winter Games on February 20.Telizyn's time was 1:14.65, placing him in third with Alberta's Kaleb Muller in second, and Manitoba's Tyson Langelaar in first.Despite placing bronze, Telizyn says he is very excited to have won the medal...
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