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KidSport receives donation from Devon Canada

  District Superintendent Chris Dumanowski and Field Administrator Suzanne Cavalheiro presented a cheque to KidSport representatives at City Hall Friday morning. The company says it chose to donate to KidSport after an employee had a death in the family and asked for donations to be made to the charity on their behalf. KidsSport, a local non-profit organisation, provides grants for financially challenged...

Weekend to hold final set of Taylor races

  After the weekend, Taylor will have to wait another winter to hold car races. This weekend, the Taylor Speedway will be hosting the final set of races, taking place both Saturday, Sept 10 and Sunday, Sept 11. Saturday, the races will begin at 3 p.m. and Sunday’s will begin at 1 p.m. The cost of admission for each day is $10 for...

Huskies hopefuls to hit the ice this weekend

Beginning this Friday, Sept 9 and running until Sunday Sept 11, the local Junior B team will be holding their tryouts for the 2011-2012 season. The tryouts will be taking place at the North Peace Arena Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The tryouts are open to anyone who believes they have the skills to make...

Dawson Creek Senior Canucks to host fun tournament

“It’s a fun, no-hit recreational tournament. The tournament is open to everybody – if you can play hockey or have ever played hockey in your life you are welcome,” said Sheldon Wilkinson, who coached the Canucks last year, but stepped down to take a position with the team’s executive as a director.   He said participants will be divided up...

Ferris wins another race in record time

  Chalk another record time and bike race victory on the board for Stephen Ferris. On Wednesday evening, the Blizzard Bike Club took part in another Cactus Trail Mountain Bike Race and for the fourth race in a row it was Stephen Ferris who finished first. Ferris’ first place finish in the 2 long-lap event came at a record time of 56...

Nice night, nicer finish for Shaw

  The Blizzard Bike Club could not have asked for a nicer evening to hold a race. Last night, the club set out into a gorgeous, warm evening, to race in its Toony Cyclo Cross on the North Peace Circuit. Kevin Shaw placed first in the seven lap event with a time of 57 minutes and 45 seconds. David Loro placed second...

New swim club in Dawson Creek seeks members

Rams Swimming is the brainchild of Jonathan and Robyn Gilman, a couple with nearly 30 years combined experience as both coaches and competitive swimmers themselves. The couple, who will act as head coach and assistant coach, respectively, for their club, moved to Dawson Creek from Langley, B.C., after seeing an opportunity to start a new club. “Dawson Creek has a...

Rage finish series with the Grande Prairie Storm

  The Dawson Creek Rage traveled to Grande Prairie for the final game Saturday night.  The lone goal came only 49 seconds into the third period when GP Storm defenceman Scott Milnthorp’s point shot bounced off a Rage defender and went into the air and landed in the net. In the first two games of the series, Dawson Creek was easily...

Coach gives assessment of team as Rage host open house

It was a chance for season ticket holders to come pick up their tickets – and for others to purchase those tickets – while chatting with players, getting a tour of the facility and the team’s dressing room, and maybe picking up a jersey or a cowbell. Scott Robinson, head coach and general manager for the Rage, also took the...

Dawson Creek Rage kick off exhibition season

The Dawson Creek Rage and Grande Prairie Storm met in Peace River Alberta for their first of three pre season games. It didn’t take long for Dawson Creek to draw first blood as young prospect Kevin Jenken was able to bury a rebound to get the Rage on the board. Moments later Grande Prairie found the back of the...

Dawson Creek Rage to host exhibition game, open house this week

Last year, the Rage played their opponents from the Alberta Junior Hockey League in a one-sided game that saw the Storm take it by a score of 4-1. Following their exhibition game this season, the Rage will then host the Prince George Spruce Kings of the British Columbia Hockey League on Sept. 10 in another exhibition game before the...

Dawson Creek resident wins 6 gold medals

O’Reilly won all her gold medals in the 65-69 age group in the 50m butterfly, the 200m freestyle, the 100m freestyle, the 50m freestyle, the 25m butterfly and the 25m freestyle. O’Reilly wasn’t the only person from the South Peace to pick up medals.  Tumbler Ridge residents Bernie Lehmann, Glenn Miller, Martha Kennedy, Colleen Gies and Lloyd Hanberg each won...

Young players get feel for Junior A hockey at Rage camp

The camp was open to players ages six and up, and included on and off-ice sessions on skill development, core and stamina training, and proper nutrition and preparation. It ended earlier this afternoon at the EnCana Events Centre with a scrimmage between players ages 14 and older that was very competitive and fast-paced. Ryan Friesen, 14, and Kody McManus, 16,...

Rick Fraser wins the WPCA stop in Dawson Creek

With only 38 one-hundreds of second separating first and second, Fraser won with a penalty free run of 1:17.11.  Fraser not only won $10,000 but also a new Dodge truck. It wasn’t a smooth race for Hugh Sinclair who was tossed from his wagon at the start of the race.  Sinclair was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries.  Outrider Doug...

The race for $10,000 is set for tonight

  The final chuckwagon race in Dawson Creek will happen tonight at 6:30 p.m.  Five-time winner in Dawson Creek, Kelly Sutherland was in the lead with a four day total of 5:06.07.  Rick Fraser, Hugh Sinclair and Chad Harden will also race in the final.   Now the final four will race for $10,000 in the Battle of the North Championship...

Rick Fraser takes the lead at the Chuckwagon Races

  Fraser’s three day total of 3:50.08 leads Evan Salmond by three one-hundreds of a second with Hugh Sinclair and Kelly Sutherland right behind.  On Friday night, Hugh Sinclair was the winner posting a time of 1:15.06 beating  Kirk Sutherland by only 76 one-hundreds of a second. The final qualifying race will happen tonight at the Exhibition grounds starting at 6:30...

Former Chuckwagon Champ wins night two

  The second night of Professional Chuckwagon Races saw the 2004 Battle of the North Champion post the fastest time of 1:16.36.  Johnstone won by only 18 one-hundreds of a second over Troy Dorchester.   Evan Salmond leads the over-all aggregate totals after two nights of racing with Rick Frasher and Mark Sutherland right behind. Night three of racing starts at 6:30...

Results from night one of the Chuckwagon races at the DC Exhibition

  The World Professional Chuckwagon Association helped kick off the 89th Annual Dawson Creek Exhibition and Stampede in style.   Below are the aggregate results after the first of four heats.  The top four chuckwagons in the aggregate standings will battle on Sunday night to determine the winner.  The second round of racing will start at 6:30 p.m. At the Fair...
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