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Fort St. John Boxer wins gold at Canada Winter Games

RED DEER, A.B. - Fort St. John's Brayden Sims has won gold at the Canada Winter Games.Sims won boxing gold in the 60-kilogram weight class.  He defeated Manitoba’s Justice Harborne.“Today was a real emotional day. It took a lot of preparing for this fight especially. I’ve been visualizing that gold medal forever,” said Sims. “I am so glad I...

NPHL Semi-Finals to start this Thursday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The NPHL Semi-Finals will be starting this Thursday, February 21.Four teams will be battling it out in a best of seven series in hopes of making it to the Finals.On Thursday, the Dawson Creek Senior Canucks and Manning Comets will be starting the semi-finals in Dawson Creek.This is a battle between two teams that...

Team Busche participates at Alberta Senior Curling Provincials

SPRUCE GROVE, A.B. - Team Busche was in Spruce Grove for the Alberta Senior Curling Provincials.Team Busche represented the Peace Region, from February 13 to the 17, in Spruce Grove.Jodi Busche, of Team Busche, says it was tough competition and the outcome wasn't the kind her Team was hoping for. Adding that they managed to win two games."It was a pretty tough field of...

Registrations numbers are in for the Crystal Cup

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Registration numbers are in for the 2019 Crystal Cup and Sid Davis Youth Memorial.In a press release, on the Crystal Cup website, organizers say that 82 teams have signed up for the Cup.Out of those 82 teams, 40 will play in the open division, four in the women's division, and 38 in the Sid...

NPSS Student joins the UNBC Timberwolves for upcoming season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - North Peace Secondary School Grade 12 student, Claire Turner, has signed to play soccer with the UNBC Timberwolves.17-year-old Turner, who plays her soccer with the Northern Strikers, was able to make a number of visits to the UNBC campus in Prince George.Turner says those trips were a major factor in her decision to become a Timberwolf.“The...

February 20 marks one year until BC 2020 Winter Games in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Tomorrow, February 20, marks one year until the B.C. 2020 Winter Games takes place in Fort St. John.In March of 2017, it was announced that Fort St. John would be hosting the 2020 edition of the Winter Games.A gathering to commemorate the one-year countdown will be taking place this Wednesday, February 20, from 5:15 p.m....

Sims performing well in Boxing at 2019 Canada Winter Games

RED DEER, A.B. - Local boxer, Brayden Sims, is off to a good start at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.Sims is representing the Team B.C. Boxing Team in the 60 kg Class.On Sunday, February 17, Sims competed in Bout One and managed to defeat Noah Squires of Newfoundland and Labrador.From that win, Sims earned five points and advancing him to the Semi-Final.In...

Two players from Fort St John Flyers receive NPHL Awards

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Two players from the Fort St. John Flyers have received NPHL 2018/2019 Awards.The players that received an award include:Reid Campbell - Best Defenceman Honours Rick Cleaver - Best Left-WingerThis is Campbell's first NPHL Best Defenceman Award and becomes the third Flyer overall to win the award. Campbell posted 10-22-32 points this season to place him second on...

Fort St John Huskies receive six NWJHL awards

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Players and members from the Fort St. John Huskies were recipients for six of the seven NWJHL 2018/2019 Awards.The players and team members that received an award include:Gary Loewen - MVP and Top Scorer Aiden Craig-Steele - Rookie of the Year Jared Loewen - Top Defenceman Jonathan Bateman - Top Goaltender Head Coach,...

NPSS Grizzlies Junior Basketball finish season off strong

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Junior Girls Basketball team was at Zones over the weekend in Vanderhoof. The weekend started with a game against host school NVSS. The Grizzlies started strong, opening up an early lead. With contributions from all 8 players, the girls took a comfortable 53-18 win, setting up an early morning match up against Duchess Park. The...

NEBC Yukon Trackers beat Peace River Royal at home on Sunday

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers were home on Sunday as they hosted the Peace River Royals.At 1:15 into the game, the Trackers were off to a quick start as Logan Kimmie would make an unassisted goal making the score 1-0 over the Royals.There would be no more goals during the remainder of the period.In...

Fort St John Huskies win final game of regular season over Kings

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies were home on Sunday for the final game of the regular season as they hosted the JDA County Kings.At 1:34 into the game, Alex Nimmo would score on the Kings with assists by Jeridyn Loewen and Dean Whitcomb making the score 1-0.The second Huskies goal would come at 8:03, as...

Fort St. John Speed Skaters win at Canada Winter Games

RED DEER, A.B. - Three Fort St. John athletes helped lead Team B.C. to their first medal at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.The team, consisting of Yuna Lovell (Fort St. John), Amanda Mitchell (Fort St. John), Laura Hall (Salmon Arm) and Brooke Braun (Fort St. John), edged out Manitoba by .34 of a second to take the bronze medal...

Huskies fall to Fairview Flyers on Saturday night

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies were host to the Fairview Flyers on Saturday night as they played the second last game of the regular season.At 5:10 into the game, Fairview scored a goal on the Huskies making the score 1-0.Later on in the period, with 1:39 left in the frame, Jeridyn Loewen would score...

Fort St John Huskies crush Vipers in Sexsmith on Friday

SEXSMITH, A.B. - The Fort St. John Huskies were in Sexsmith on Friday night as they visited the Vipers.At 4:43 into the game, the Vipers scored a goal on the Huskies making the score 1-0.It would take some time for the Huskies to score a goal but, at 2:22, Joel Bourgeois would bury one into the net with assists...

Registration closes tonight for Crystal Cup and Sid Davis Youth Memorial

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The registration deadline for the Crystal Cup and Sid Davis Youth Memorial is today, Friday, at 6:00 p.m.The original deadline to register, for the Crystal Cup, was February 12 but was extended to the 15.Registrants, including sponsor team vouchers, are being asked to have packages into Ernie’s Sports Experts for adults, and the Hard Edge...

Fort St. John Elks Speed Skaters off to 2019 Canada Winter Games

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Four members from the Fort St. John Elks Speed Skating Club are joining Team B.C. for Long Track Speed Skating at the 2019 Canada Winter Games.Amanda Mitchell, Brooke Braun and Yuna Lovell will be representing Fort St. John on the Ladies Long Track Speed Skating team.Joshua Telizyn will be representing Fort St. John on the Men’s Long...

Flyers fall to Grande Prairie in final game five of the playoffs

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. - The Fort St. John Flyers were down in Grande Prairie on Thursday night as they visited the Athletics for game five of the playoffs.In the first period, there were no goals scored but there were a number of shots on goal. At the end of the first, shots on goal were 14-11 for Grande Prairie.At...
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