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Huskies Player of the Week: Sam Smith

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – This week’s Huskies Player of the Week is #30 Goalie Sam Smith. Each week, a different player from the Huskies will be interviewed. As part of a weekly feature, Sam was met at the rink to talk about himself and his team effort. Sam Smith Facts: Age: 18 Height: 6′ 3″ Weight: 185 lbs. Shoots: — Hometown:...

‘Give it a Try’ 55+ Games swim session this Sunday at North Peace Leisure Pool

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - In partnership with Zone 12 of the B.C. 55+ Games Society, the City of Fort St. John will be offering a swim session with stroke correction, this Sunday, October 20, at the North Peace Leisure Pool. This is an opportunity for people 55+, that might be interested in taking part in the next B.C. 55+...

Olympian Denny Morrison to help foster love of sport and play at Jumpstart Games in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities will be hosting the Jumpstart Games on October 23 in Fort St. John. According to Canadian Tire Corporate Communications Manager, Jennifer Chappell, approximately 250 local kids will be taking part in the Fort St. John edition of the Jumpstart Games. Chappell says four-time Olympic Speed Skating medallist, Denny Morrison, will return to...

Local cowboys qualify for 46th Canadian Rodeo Finals in Red Deer

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Four additional cowboys from the B.C. Peace have qualified to compete at the 46th Canadian Rodeo Finals in Red Deer. Saddle bronc rider Jake Watson, of Hudson's Hope, will be heading into the CFR as the highest-placed qualifier from our area. Watson wound up fourth in the saddle bronc rankings. Fort St. John's Stephen Culling and...

Volunteers still needed for upcoming Fort St John 2020 BC Winter Games

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With four months to go until Fort St. John hosts the 2020 B.C. Winter Games, organizers are still looking for the community's help. According to B.C. Winter Games Treasurer, Tony Zabinsky, 1,800 volunteers are required to assist with the Winter Games. Zabinsky says volunteers are the driving force of the Games and will be needed in...

NEBC Yukon Trackers to host special game this Saturday in support of Adaura

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - As part of Women's Cancer Awareness Month, the NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers will be holding a special fundraiser game this Saturday, October 19. For this special fundraiser game, the Trackers will be taking on the Whitecourt Wolverines. Entry is by donation and autographed photos of the team will be available for purchase, with all proceeds going...

NPHL releases 2019-2020 season schedule

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Hockey League has released the schedule for the 2019-2020 season. The release of the schedule was expected to be released last week but was delayed due to the Fort St. John Flyers' request for a year of absence from the league. Since the Flyers are off for a year, the schedule had to...

Fort St John Huskies to host ‘Annual Stick it to Cancer’ this Friday at North Peace Arena

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies will be home this Friday, October 18, as they host their 'Annual Stick it to Cancer' hockey game. In this game, the Huskies will be taking on their Alaska Highway rivals, the Dawson Creek Junior Canucks. Each year, the funds go towards women's cancer awareness and this year the recipient of...

NPSS Grizzlies to be back in action this coming weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - All of the sports teams had the week off of competition to enjoy a restful Thanksgiving weekend. The senior boys, senior girls and junior girls volleyball teams are in Dawson Creek on Friday and Saturday this weekend, October 18 and 19. The Senior Girls will open the tournament against DCSS at 1:30 p.m. on Friday. Jordynn...

Fort St John Huskies win in Grande Prairie Saturday night

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - The Fort St. John Huskies were on the road in Grande Prairie Saturday night as they took on the JDA County Kings. The night did not start out in the Huskies favour as at 41 seconds into the game, the Kings would score on the Pups making it a 1-0 lead. The score would remain 1-0 over...

NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers win over Fort McMurray at home on Saturday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Trackers were home on Saturday as they were host to the Fort McMurray Barons at the North Peace Arena. At 3:24 into the game, Colby Busche would score a goal on the Barons, with an assist by Nathan Brownlee, making the score 1-0 for the Trackers. There would be no more scoring...

Fort St John Huskies fall to Fairview Flyers in shootout on Friday night road game

FAIRVIEW, A.B. - The Fort St. John Huskies were on the road on Friday night as they took on the Fairview Flyers. This was the first time this season that the Huskies and the Flyers had played together. At 9:47 into the game, it was not a great start for the Huskies as Fairview would score a goal making the score...

Many events planned this Fall at the Fort St John Curling Club

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Curling Club has a busy season coming up with a number of events planned. On October 18, the Curling Club will be holding a Friday Night Social, followed by the Club's Annual General Meeting. According to Club Manager, Trudy Mitchell, the Social will start at 6:00 p.m. and feature six-end games and...

Huskies Player of the Week: Aiden Tegart

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – This week’s Huskies Player of the Week is #28 Defence 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: 20 Height: 6′ 2″ Weight: 216 lbs. Shoots: -- Hometown:...

NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers to host Fort McMurray this Saturday at North Peace Arena

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers are home to play one game this weekend. On Saturday, October 12, the Trackers will be host to the Fort McMurray Barons. This is the first game of the season for the Trackers to be playing against the Barons. So far this season, in the Northern Division, the Barons are standing...

Fort St John Huskies on the road this weekend for two games in Alberta

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies are on the road this weekend to play two games. On Friday, October 11, the Huskies will be in Fairview as they take on the Flyers. The Huskies have not yet played Fairview this season, and currently, the Flyers are in first place in the division standings with 4 wins and...

Taylor Curling Club to host registration night on October 17

TAYLOR, B.C. - The Taylor Curling Club will be hosting a registration night on Thursday, October 17. Participants can sign up for the Wednesday Night Ladies League and the Thursday Night Mens League. The cost to register for a membership is $200.00 per adult, new members for $100.00 and $100.00 for seniors 60 plus and teens. To register a team for the...

Registration still open for this Sunday’s First Annual Turkey Trot

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Registration is still open for the Peace Fusion Dance Society’s First Annual Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot, taking place this Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, October 13, is a fun run where participants can dress up in costumes and walk, trot, or run to raise funds to support the Peace Fusion Dance Society. Participants can enter in the...

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