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Friday, February 22, 2019
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Huskies Fill the Bus for Salvation Army

Thanks to the Huskies and the generous donations of the Fort St. John community, the team raised approximately 11,000 lbs of donations, which will all be going to the Salvation Army.  Last year, the team raised over 20,000 lbs of food and despite not matching last year's tally, a significant donation from this year's total will still make the holiday's...

Elk take to the ice over weekend

The competition took place all day Saturday, featuring racers from a variety of divisions, who raced in both the Olympic and Mass Start formats. Richard Stickel of the Fort St. John Elk Speed Skating Club, said that regardless of the results, the main focus was improvement for those racing in the event. 11 year-old Fort St. John speed skater Renee Kalkman...

Morrison concludes races in Netherlands

In his second race of the weekend, Morrison finished sixth in the 1000 metre event, finishing with a time of 1:09.42. His time was only .78 seconds behind first place. After a fifth place finish in the 1500m event on Friday, Morrison is ranked third in the 1500 metre standings. These include his finishes in Russia and Kazakhstan. He sits...

End of the road for Cranston and Rams

Friday evening, the unranked (24-6) Rams took to the hardwood against the third-ranked Hawaii Rainbow Wahine (31-1) in the regional quarter finals. The Rams were defeated 3-1 in sets, (25-22, 22-25, 16-25, 18-25), despite entering the third set tied at 1-1. However, in front of a crowd of over 8,500, the Wahine won the next two sets, to continue its...

Dreher's dream comes true

Dreher entered Sunday after shooting a 73 the day before. Sunday seemed to produce very similar results, as she shot the same score of 73, securing her a final ranking of tied for 34. Dreher’s final day of 73 came as a result of an eight par and one bogey front nine, resulting in a score of 37. She followed...

Knights of Columbus Flyers win second straight tournament

The Flyers first took to the ice Friday for a double header. Fort St. John kicked off the tournament on the winning foot, beating the Dawson Creek Canucks 2-0 in their opening game. Nolan Logan took MVP for the team’s opening game. Later Friday, the boys were back on the ice, taking on the Prince George Cougar, for what would...

Overtime not friendly to Flyers

In an exciting back-and-forth game that saw multiple lead changes, it was the Athletics that struck first. Grande Prairie’s Shane Mudryk scored the lone goal of the first period, providing a 1-0 lead for Grande Prairie entering the second. Flyers head coach Darrel Leahy must have stressed offense in the first intermission, as the Flyers scored three times in the...

Rage pick up a win Saturday night

The second period saw Dawson Creeks Ryan Matthews open the scoring with a perfect deflection. Eventually the Wild would answer back with a quick powerplay goal. Tempers would flare throughout the game with numerous fights and physical play. The score remained  tied as the second period came to an end. The third period had both teams up their urgency level....

Morrison places fifth in first Netherlands race

Morrison’s fifth place finish in the 1500m event came at a time of 1:46.70, only .21 seconds out of a medal, with first place finishing with a time of 1:45.81. The Fort St. John speed skater will race again on Saturday, Dec. 3 in another 1500m event, as well as on Sunday, Dec. 4 in the 1000m team pursuit. Morrison’s fifth...

Cranston and Rams progress at national championships

On Friday, Dec.2, the Rams took on the 13 ranked Oregon Ducks, for their first match of the national tournament. Cranston and her fellow Rams showed the world they can compete with the nation’s best, eliminating Oregon in five sets (24-26, 25-21, 25-21, 15-25, 15-10). Cranston, a junior on the team, had ten kills in Thursday night’s match. After securing the tournament...

Setback for Dreher at Q-School qualifier

Dreher’s score puts her at a tie for 41st, a significant drop than when she started the day tied for 15th. The Fort St. John golfer shot a 38 on the front nine, which included five pars, three bogies and one birdie. She shot a 39 on the back nine, including seven pars, one bogie and a double bogie on...

Basketball development club holding U16 program

Interested participants will not need to meet any required skill level, just a love for the game and a desire to improve. Organizers say that anyone 12 years or older are welcome to participate in this particular camp. The cost of the program is $10. The program will be held at the North Peace Secondary School far gym, and will run...

Skating club members put to the test

Over 100 advanced skating tests will be taken this weekend, with skaters showing off their skills in a number of disciplines, including Dance, Skills, Free Skate and Interpretive. There are roughly six levels in each discipline, and these tests are used to determine if a skater is ready to progress to a more advanced level. The skaters will be judged...

Draw packages available for Grand Slam of Curling National Event in Dawson Creek

Packages are available until Jan. 3, and are as follows: Ultimate Fan Package: $175; includes admission to all event draws        Evening Draw Package: $50; includes admission to draws 1, 5, 9, and 11           Thursday All-Day Package: $48; includes admission to draws 2, 3, 4, and 5     Friday All-Day Package: $48 includes admission to draws 6, 7, 8, and 9 All ticket packages are...

Dreher makes big jumps in Q-School standings

At her second day of competition, Kirby took to the Champions Course, shooting an impressive one-under 71, with a 36 on the front nine, including two birdies and a 35 on the back nine, including another two birdies. Dreher, says she was hitting fairways and greens all day long, but like her first day of competition, her putting could have...

Speed skating competition this weekend

The 7 division event will feature approximately 70 skaters, ranging in age from 5-15. Skaters compete in one of two styles of racing, either Olympic style or mass start. As a result of the competition, the speed skating track will be shut down to the public. Eneregeticcity.ca will have the event results following the competition.  

Morrison to race in Netherlands

From Friday, Dec.2 until Dec.4, the Fort St. John speed skater and his fellow Speed Skating Canada national long track teammates will continue their season with the third Essent ISU World Cup, taking place in Heerenveen, Netherlands. Morrison will first take to the ice Friday, when he competes in the 1500 metre. Saturday, he will once again race in a...

Cranston and fellow Rams competing in NCAA playoffs

Cranston, a junior on the team, and her fellow CSU Rams' journey to the NCAA Final Four will begin with a match against the Oregon Ducks, who enter the playoffs ranked number 13th nationally with a 21-9 record. The rams enter the tournament with a record of 23-5. The Rams will enter their first-round match-up with Oregon with the hopes of...
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