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Huskies win game one of Exhibition Series over Cold Lake Junior B Ice

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies were host to the Cold Lake Junior B Ice in the first game of the NWJHL Exhibition Series on Saturday night at the North Peace Arena. In the first period, it was a time for both teams to shake off the rust and get into action. While the period was scoreless,...

BC Yukon Midget Trackers Exhibition Series starts today

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This weekend, the Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers are hosting an Exhibition Series before the start of the Northern Alberta Hockey League 2019-2020 season. In this Exhibition Series, the Trackers will be taking on the Prince George North Central Midget Bobcats. The first game of the Series is today, September 14, at the Pomeroy Sport Centre...

Fort St John Flyers release Training Camp and Exhibition Series Schedules

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Senior Flyers has announced their Training Camp and Exhibition Series Games schedule for the 2019-2020 season. The first Flyers Training Camp is taking place on Monday, September 30 at 7:45 p.m. at the North Peace Arena. Here is the full Training Camp schedule: September 30 - 7:45 p.m. - North Peace Arena October 2...

Local athletes performing well in Kelowna at 2019 55+ B.C. Games

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The 2019 55+ B.C. Games is currently underway in Kelowna. Around 65 participants from Zone 12, are representing the Peace Region at the Games in 13 activities which include sports such as cycling, track, archery, and swimming. As of Friday, on Day three of the Games, a number of local athletes from the Peace have had...

Edmonton Oil Kings win over Prince George Cougars in game one of WHL Exhibition Series

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - Game one of the Western Hockey League Exhibition Series took place last night, Thursday, at the Encana Events Centre. Taking part in the Exhibition Series is the Edmonton Oil Kings and the Prince George Cougars. In period one, the Oil Kings were quick to take the lead as they would score the first goal at 1:26 into...

District of Taylor Leisure Ice Pad now open for the season

TAYLOR, B.C. - The District of Taylor has officially opened its Leisure Ice Pad for the season. According to the District, the Ice Pad will be open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., unless otherwise posted. The cost to skate is $2.00 per skater. The District is reminding users that no sticks or pucks are permitted to be...

1st Annual Peace Auto Fest a success despite wet weather

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Car Culture and Peace Region Motorsport Association held the 1st Annual Peace Auto Fest on September 7 at the South Taylor Hill. According to event organizer, Kaylyn Senft, despite the wet weather, the event went smoothly and very well, with participants coming out from as far as Grande Prairie. "Surprisingly, it went...

Special Olympics BC Registration September 16 at Fort Bowling Lanes

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John branch of Special Olympics B.C. will be hosting sports registration on Monday, September 16. According to Special Olympics B.C. Local Coordinator, Kathy Turney, the sports open for registration include bowling, club fit, snowshoeing, curling, track/athletics, swimming, golf and figure skating. Registrants are being reminded to bring registration forms, medical forms and payment...

Huskies to host pre-season Exhibition Series this weekend; season pass early bird pricing extended

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies will be home this weekend, September 14 and 15, for a special pre-season NWJHL Exhibition Series. As part of the Exhibition Series, the Huskies will be hosting two games as they take on the Cold Lake Junior B Ice. Both games will be taking place on September 14 at 8:00 p.m....

Peace Region Athletes to compete at 2019 55+ B.C. Games in Kelowna

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The 2019 55+ B.C. Games is currently underway in Kelowna. Thousands of participants and supporters are down in Kelowna are coming together to celebrate sport and fun with athletes from across the province. Around 65 participants from Zone 12, will be representing the Peace Region at the games in 13 activities which include sports such as...

5 K Retro Run raises over $4,300 for Fort St. John Literacy Society

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Literacy Society held their 2nd Annual 5K Retro Run at northern Lights College on Saturday, September 7. Despite the rain and the cooler temperatures, Executive Director of the Fort St. John Literacy Society, Jessica Kalman, says close to 40 runners came out to take part in this year's event. According to Kalman,...

Terry Fox Run this Sunday in communities across the Peace Region

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The 39th annual Terry Fox Fundraiser for Cancer Research is taking place this Sunday, September 15 in communities across the Peace Region. The Terry Fox Run is an annual non-competitive charity event held around the world in commemoration of Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox, and his Marathon of Hope, and to raise money for cancer...

North Peace Eagles Ladies Hockey to host open ice times for team recruitment

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Eagles Ladies Hockey team will be hosting open ice times to recruit players for the upcoming season. Marissa Jordan of the North Peace Eagles says these ice times will be open for anyone who wants to come skate, get to know the team, or learn more about the season before committing. Time slots...

Killbillies place third at Fall Brawl in Wainwright

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This past weekend, September 7 to 8, the Fort St. John Killbillies travelled to Wainwright, Alberta for the Fall Brawl. For game one, the Killbillies were off to a good start at the Fall Brawl as they were able to beat the Calgary Dream Team 200-126. Next, in game two, the Killbillies played against the Oil...

Blizzard Bicycle Club holds 24th edition of the Mountain Bike Challenge on Sunday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Blizzard Bicycle Club held its 24th edition of the Mountain Bike Challenge on Sunday, September 8, at Beatton Provincial Park. Despite the course being wet and muddy from Saturday's rain, a number of cyclists came out to participate in the Challenge. Coming in first place for the 12 km multi-loop Beatton Park classic was Ben...

Fort St John Huskies prepare for upcoming season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies are currently in the process of preparing for the start of the upcoming 2019-2020 North West Junior Hockey League season. On August 30 to September 1, the Huskies held their Main Camp at the Pomeroy Sport Centre. Huskies Head Coach, Todd Alexander, says the Main Camp went well and was one...

Fourth Annual Battle of the Peace takes place September 22 in Farmington

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fourth Annual Battle of the Peace Tournament is taking place September 22 in Farmington. The Battle of the Peace is a one-day, two-round Professional Disc Golf Association tournament and this year, it will be a PDGA C-tier event. According to Clint Warkentin, of the FSJ Disc Sports Club, players from the clubs of Fort St....

Season Finale this weekend, new Board at Northern Lights Raceway

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - After two months of unfavourable weather and delays, Northern Lights Raceway will be hosting their final race of the season this weekend. The last race to have taken place at the Raceway was back on July 6 and 7 for the Bracket Nationals as the Big Bux Race, scheduled for August 17 and 18, was...

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