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Blizzard Bike Club holding turbo training in preperation for New Year`s Day ride

The training sessions will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings, taking place at Ferris Fast Cycles at 7:30 p.m. Those looking to hit the cycles are asked to arrive at 7:15. The Blizzard Bike Club won’t waste any time kicking off the 2013 season, as the Club will host a New Year’s Day Ride, January 1. The race, which was started...

Maria Ayre to join BC Hockey Female U18 Provincial Camp roster

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Minor hockey player Maria Ayre, of Fort St. John, has been selected to join the roster of the B.C. Hockey Female U18 Provincial Camp. Playing as an affiliate for the Northeast B.C. Midget Predators, Head Coach Rob Larson says Ayre is a very strong player and plays very good defensively. "She's a very strong player for...

Dan Webster wins Bear Flats Hill Climb

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Blizzard Bike Club hosted their Bear Flats Eight-Kilometre Hill Climb this weekend. Only three riders were brave enough to make the climb with intense rain pouring throughout the race. Dan Webster was the fastest of the three as he took home the trophy with a time of just 29 minutes and six seconds. Results from the...

Haugans hog leaderboard in Bike Club race

It was a Haugan filled leader board, as Nicki Haugan finished in second place with a time of 30:34, while Tate Haugan held off Roger St. Jean for third at 31:38. This Sunday the Club will hold a mountain bike race on the Cactus Trials, beginning at 2 p.m. For more information on the Blizzard Bike Club or any of its...

Trackers and Royals skate to 2-2 draw

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - The N.E. B.C. and Yukon Trackers and Peace River Royals entered yesterday's game tied in the standings in the Bear Slashing Division, and at its conclusion that's where they remained. The two teams got together for a game in Dawson Creek that resulted in a 2-2 tie. The Trackers opened up a 1-0 lead in the...

Local golfers swing through Taylor for golf tournament in support for the Fort St. John and District Chamber of Commerce

Kathy Miller is the President of the Fort St. John and District Chamber of Commerce. She says the tournament allows the chamber to raise funds while giving locals the opportunity to meet with one another on the course. "We have an annual best ball golf tournament for the Chamber, and to bring our members out to mingle, get to know...

Morrison places first in 1500m event

Morrison’s first place finish comes at a time of 1:46.44, just 0.05 seconds faster than second place Ivan Skobrev of Russia. It was an extremely close race, as third place Havard Bokko of Norway finished 0.06 seconds behind Morrison. The Fort St. John speed skater led the entire race, never surrendering his first place position. The closest member of Team Canada...

Huskies Shut Out in First Game of Provincials

FORT ST JOHN, BC- The Fort St John Huskies faced a devastating loss to the Coaldale Copperheads last night at the North Peace Arena. The Pups entered the rink looking for a win to help secure top placement in the 2018 Junior B Alberta Hockey Provincials and walked away with a disappointing 0-5 loss. Entering the first period, the Huskies...

Emperor’s Challenge officially sold out

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. – The Emperor’s Challenge footrace in Tumbler Ridge is officially sold out. Race Organiser Jerrilyn Schembri says that all 1,000 of the race’s entry spots sold out in a new record time. According to Schembri, the race sold out this year in just under 17 hours, beating last year’s sell-out by over one hour. Though the full...

Fort St. John Minor Hockey rep team tryouts start in less than two weeks

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Though daytime highs in Fort St. John are still reaching into the mid-twenties, ice returning to the Pomeroy Sports Centre this week means that hockey season is just around the corner. The Fort St. John Minor Hockey Association is currently taking player registrations for the upcoming 2016-2017 hockey season, and tryouts are also just around...

Fort St. John Flyers take off in Hythe for first game of season

This will be the first game for the Flyers, while Hythe has already hit the ice three times this season, posting a record of 1-2-0. It’s a new looking Fort St. John Flyer squad this season, one that hopefully can produce the same dominating performance as previous teams. The Flyers will be on the road for their first two...

Fort St. John Huskies ready to play two games this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies have two games scheduled for this weekend as they continue to make their way into the season. Huskies Head Coach, Todd Alexander, says, despite having some players out with injuries, he feels pretty good about this coming weekend's games and that it will be a good experience for his players...

Chris Haugan wins second race in as many days

Roger St. Jean and Richard Wood took second and third position. St. Jean finished in 26:21 and Wood completed his ride in 27:49. Dawit Feyissa finished in fourth place, clocking in at 28:39, and Tate Haugan took fifth with his time of 29:44. Sixth went to Barb Polehoykie with her time of 29:50, Davide Loro was seventh, registering a time of...

Red Cross Stage One Water Safety Instructor Course April 1

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Red Cross is hosting a Water Safety Instructor Course on April 1, 2019. This Course, Stage One, is the first step to becoming a fully certified Water Safety Instructor and is a required certification if you want to become a Pool Attendant. Stage One of the WSI Program will evaluate your skills in Swim Kids...

Midget Predators go 1-2 in exhibition series with Timberwolves

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The LB Energy Female Midget Predators hockey team was in exhibition action in Williams Lake over the weekend. The team hadn’t played a game in over a month and faced the Williams Lake Timberwolves in a three-game series as a warmup for Provincials next month. The girls fell 4-0 in the first game in which they...

Father’s Day Hotte Memorial races into the Energetic City this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Northern Lights Raceway will host their Father's Day Hotte Memorial this weekend. The race is in memory of Dennis Hotte, who used to compete at Northern Lights Raceway but passed away in 2016. Northern Lights Raceway President Robin Derose expects at least 100 cars to be racing the track each day, and he hopes to see...

Riders Union Spring Kickoff BMX Jam to be held May 9

The City of Fort St. John has announced the details of the Riders Union Spring Kickoff BMX Jam on May 9. The event will be at the Fort St. John Skate Park from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and will serve as a demonstration of some of the best BMX riders in northern B.C. There will be music, prizes, and...

Flyers drop season opening game to Grande Prairie

Head Coach Gerard Dicare says the team was down a few players for the game and started off slow, however managed to play well in the final two periods even though they fell short. "We ended up going down there with a little bit of a short bench we were missing a couple of key guys," he says. "We started...

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