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NEBC & Yukon Tracker Flyers ready to repeat championship season

After completing this year's tryouts and finalizing their roster, the team will kick off their season on October first, when they travel to Grande Prairie to take on the Storm. The team's first home game in Fort St. John will be on Saturday, Oct. 15 against the SISEC Selects. The game will take place at the North Peace Arena...

Blizzard Bike Club ready to open season

Turbo training classes will be taking place at Ferris Fast Cycles, and will begin Tuesday, Feb.28, with the second session being held on Thursday, March.1. After a couple training sessions, the Club will be holding the first race of the 2012 season. Racers will begin this year’s season on Sunday, March.4 in a Baldonnel pavement road race. The race will begin...

Knights of Columbus Bantam Flyers finish year with win

Nolan Logan got the ball rolling with the game’s opening goal, winning an offensive zone face off, allowing Gavin Gould to get a shot on net. Gould’s shot created a rebound, which Logan located and popped in the back of the net. The Flyers added to their 1-0 lead roughly five minutes into the second, when Nolan Legace scored off...

North Peace Minor Baseball holding tryouts this week

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It was opening day for the 2017 Major League Baseball season yesterday, which means its baseball season once again. Closer to home, the North Peace Minor Baseball Association will be hosting tryouts this week for all players interested in playing on the association’s summer travel teams this season. North Peace Minor ball’s tryouts are taking place...

Flyers conclude regular season with a win in Dawson Creek

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – The Fort St. John Flyers concluded their regular season on a three-game winning streak after defeating the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks on Sunday. After allowing the Senior Canucks to grab an early lead, Adam Horst responded for the visitors with 1:12 to play in the first period, assisted by Rick Cleaver and Brady Busche. The Flyers dominated the...

Racing at Taylor Speedway abbreviated due to rain

Spectators and racers unfortunately had the Mike Babcock Memorial cut short over the weekend. Racing took place on Saturday night but the downpour on Sunday afternoon forced the postponement of the rest of the races. Three classes were completed on Saturday. Below are the results: Mini Juniors 1st: Chelsea Babcock 2nd: Reegan Krahn 3rd: Tyler McElderry Mini Adults 1st: Clint Mason 2nd: Rich Hildebrand 3rd: Cora Krahn IMCA Modified 1st:...

Huskies take down Blades 7-0

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - While a 7-0 score may appear as though things were a breeze for the Fort St. John Huskies against the Beaverlodge Blades on Saturday night, that was not in fact the case. Despite outshooting the Blades 30-15 through two periods of play the game remained scoreless, only to have Fort St. John explode for...

Chris Haugan wins first Cactus race

Coming in second place was Tate Haugan as he crossed the line in 32:50. In third was George Gamble clocking in at 35:10. Close behind in fourth was Gary Hilderman in 36:12. Fifth went to Dawit Feyissa in 38:35, Pat Ferris was sixth with a time of 41:27, and taking seventh was Dan Webster in 42:37. Finishing in eighth was Rob...

Fort St. John Grizzlies make first-ever lacrosse tournament appearance

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Two teams from Fort St. John Minor Lacrosse made the first-ever tournament appearance for a team from the Energetic City this past weekend. The Fort St. John Novice and Midget lacrosse teams were in Edmonton over the Canada Day weekend to compete in the Capital Cup tournament at the South Edmonton Soccer Centre. The teams...

Northern Baseball Training hosting camp in Hudson’s Hope

HUDSON'S HOPE, B.C. - Northern Baseball Training is travelling to Hudson's Hope to host a two-day baseball camp. The camp runs two hours each day at Arena Field and is recommended for children of all ages. Registration for the camp costs $100 and includes a Northern Baseball Training t-shirt. Registration can be done through https://www.northernbaseballtraining.com/register. The camp runs from July 7th to July...

Morrison out for the season after breaking his leg

Morrison, the reigning world champion in the 1,500 metres and current World Cup leader in the 1,000 metres, has since returned to Calgary to meet with the national team's medical staff and specialists to further evaluate the injury and establish a rehab program. "I'm optimistic about my recovery,'' Morrison said in a statement Sunday. 'I'm expecting to be in good form for the World Single Distances...

Huskies hoping to even up series at home

The Huskies are coming off their second straight loss to the JDA Kings, who doubled up on the pups 6-3 Tuesday at the Grande Prairie Coca-Cola Centre. Special teams were a decisive factor in that game three, as the Huskies went 0-for-7 on the power play, while Grande Prairie scored on three of their eight man advantages. Tuesday's game was also...

Successful weekend for rugby players from Fort St. John and Dawson Creek

It was a new experience for the boy’s of the two schools, who just last week were in competition against each other. The tournament marked the first time that they had played competitively as a team.  Coach Clayton Woodruff says the boy’s team played solid considering they had never played as a group before.  “We played Dawson on Thursday, they beat...

Senior volleyball teams conclude tournament in Edmonton

Things started off very well for the senior girls squad. The team won their division in a tournament where many of the best teams from Alberta were taking part. The result put the team in the championship bracket and their first game was against the best team in Alberta, Holy Trinity. The team competed hard but lost in two games...

Team Tardi stumble against Team Carruthers

CALGARY, B.C. - Team Tardi was back in action today losing to Team Carruthers 8-4 in the Champions Cup Curling tournament. Carruthers started the game strong scoring three points with the hammer in the first end. After four ends Carruthers wouldn't give Tardi a chance going up 5-1. Team Tardi got two back in the fifth end, but Team Carruthers...

Mother’s Day Rotary Run and Walk to benefit local women’s resource society

Today is the last day for early, and online registration for the Mother's Day Rotary Run and Walk. The event will start at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday and $2.00 from every entry will be going towards the Fort St. John Women's Resource Society. There's a new route for this year. It will start at the Surerus fields and the 10 kilometre...

Busy schedule awaits Cranston, Team Canada volleyball

2015 is shaping up to be one of the busiest years in some time for Dana Cranston and her teammates on Team Canada's women's volleyball team. The team has two games scheduled in Calgary on May 13 and 14 against Puerto Rico, and will also be taking part in the Pan American Games in Toronto in July. Part of the...

Grand Prairie Cannons win Krush Softball Bash for Cash

TAYLOR, B.C. - The Krush Softball Bash for Cash was held in Taylor last weekend. The tournament saw ten male and nine female teams competing for cash prizes. Winners from the tournament are shown below: Mens: Division A: 1st: Grand Prairie Cannons 2nd: Fort St. John Krush Softball 3rd: Fort St. John Farm Pirates Division B:  1st: Taylor Left Overs 2nd: Grand Prairie Dirty...
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