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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
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Emperor’s Challenge increasing racing capacity

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. – The 20th Annual Emperor’s Challenge in Tumbler Ridge will see an increased racing capacity this year. After last year's event sold out in 18 hours, the decision was made to raise the increase participation capacity by 1,100. This year's event will take place on Saturday, August 11th, with registration opening at 9:00 a.m. on April 11th...

Archery Club hosting first indoor event

TAYLOR, B.C. – The New Totem Archery Club is hosting its first ever indoor archery tournament. The event will feature two three-hundred rounds consisting of Vegas-style targets that have three targets on each sheet or 40-centimetre targets at a distance of 18 metres in a three arrow gauntlet elimination shootdown. Admission will be $5 for adults while kids get in for...

Morrison officially selected to Canadian Olympic Team on Wednesday

CALGARY, AB. – Denny Morrison was selected to the Canadian Olympic Speedskating Team in Calgary on Wednesday Morrison will be representing Canada at the Olympics for the fourth time in his speedskating career. This despite being involved in a horrific motorcycle accident in 2015 and suffering a stroke the following year. The Fort St. John native will compete in the 1,500-metre...

Elk Club Speedskaters prep for provincials

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Elk Speedskating Club members are preparing for the upcoming provincials meet next weekend after competing in Alberta last week. A handful of speedskaters were in Calgary from January 4th to 9th to compete at the Canada Cup #2 in partnership with the Long Track Team Selections for the 2018 Winter Olympics. "The kids are in a very...

Local golfing product headed to Florida for University

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Local golfing product Jake Lane is headed for Florida after being accepted to Bethune-Cookman University on a full D-1 scholarship. Lane who has been playing golf since he was seven-years-old decided to move to Qualicum Beach as a way to play the sport year-round in 2014. “Qualicum Beach is the closest place that doesn’t snow during...

Flyers comeback twice to defeat Senior Canucks

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Flyers finally got the monkey off their backs and defeated the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks on Thursday night. Like the temperature outside, the home side started off the first period cold as they couldn’t find the back of the net. The Senior Canucks skated into the first intermission with a 2-0...

Local drag racing couple crowned champions over the weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Fort St. John residents Mike and Jackie Lucas were awarded the National Hot Rod Association's Division Six championship trophy at a banquet in Seattle over the weekend. The 35-year drag racing veterans travelled 24,000 kilometres across the U.S.A. competing in races from February to November last year. The Lucas's compete in the Top Sportsman Worldwide class along with...

Blizzard Bike Club holds annual New Years Day Ride

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Blizzard Bike Club kicked off 2018 with a New Years Day Ride. In the cold weather, 10 riders came out for the 34th annual New Years Day Ride.  After a 45-minute ride around the cities, most excellent cycling/hiking trails ended up at Chateau Dawson for food and refreshments. The ride started in 1982 and has been...

FSJSC hosting Frosty Cup this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Soccer Club will be hosting their indoor soccer tournament this weekend. This will be the second tournament of the season with the previous one being in May (Kickin It with Friends) which gives the players a chance to work on their skills during the winter break while adding funding to the...

Huskies set for two-game series this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies are back in action this weekend with a two-game series. The Pups are seeking more consistent play as of late after snapping a three-game losing streak on Saturday night over the visiting Sexsmith Vipers. The Dogs find themselves in third place in the NWJHL standings with 36 points, three points behind...

U18 Girls Soccer Team goes 1-3 in Red Deer

RED DEER, AB. – The Fort St. John Strikers U18 Girls Soccer Team was in action in Red Deer over the weekend. The Girls kicked off the Tier 1 tournament with a 5-3 loss to the Sherwood Park Phoenix's, Jamie McPherson and Claire Turner each chipped in with two points. Game Two saw the girls lose in a shootout to the...

Bowie traded to Prince George Cougars

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Northeast BC/Yukon Trackers forward Connor Bowie was traded to the Prince George Cougars just before the WHL's afternoon trade deadline on Wednesday. The sixteen-year-old, who currently leads the Northern Alberta Midget Hockey League with 35 points in 18 games, was drafted in the seventh-round by the Portland Winterhawks in the 2016 Bantam Draft. In the trade,...

Trackers eager for 2018, hosting provincials

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast B.C./Yukon Trackers are looking to continue their recent winning ways in 2018 as they ended December on a three-game winning streak. The Trackers who currently boast a record of 10-6-1 sit in second place in the Bouchier Division standings, 10 points behind the first place Peace River Royals. “The boys have come along way...

Flyers with home-ice advantage in Coy Cup showdown with Senior Canucks

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Flyers and the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks will be meeting in a best-of-three-game showdown beginning this weekend for the chance to represent the B.C. Peace Region at the Coy Cup. The Coy Cup is awarded to the Champion of British Columbia's AA Senior Men's Hockey Leagues and will be hosted by...

Trackers hit the road to central Alberta this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Northeast B.C./Yukon Trackers embark on their final extended road trip of the season to central Alberta this weekend. The Trackers are riding a five-game winning streak which has propelled their record to 12-6-1 and second place in the Bouchier Division standings, eight points behind the division-leading Peace River Royals. “It will be good for the...

North Peace Minor Baseball hosting All-Star games during final week of the season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The North Peace Black Sox will be entering their final week of the regular season with a trio of All-Star games on Thursday evening. All three games are taking place on Thursday, June 23rd at the Kin Park ball diamonds. The Majors will be up to bat at ball diamond #3, and will combine all-stars from...

36th annual Old Timers Hockey Tournament hitting Fort St. John ice

The 12 team hockey tournament welcomes teams from all across the Peace Region, including Fort Nelson, Hudson’s Hope, Chetwynd, Tumbler Ridge, Dawson Creek, Clearview, Cecil Lake, Fort St. John and Taylor, who all gather at the North Peace Arena and the Pomeroy Sport Centre for three days of friendly competition. The 36 year old tournament is the largest Old Timers...

Peewee Flyers top 10 finalists for Good Deeds Cup

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Ross H. MacLean Flyers have qualified for the finals of the Good Deeds Cup. During Friday nights World Junior Gold Medal Game, Chevrolet announced the top 10 teams across Canada that could win the Good Deeds Cup.  The top 10 included the Fort St. John Ross H. MacLean Peewee Flyers. The Good Deeds Cup was created...
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