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Jakubowski medals in her first race

Her third place finish comes at a time of 13:03.40, only 2.53 seconds behind second place. Jakubowski still has three events left to compete in, the 200 metre, 400 metre and 800 metre Snowshoe races. For a look at her, or any other competitor’s results, please visit the Games’ official website.

Huskies enter make-or-break weekend against Peace River

Friday’s game three will be held in Peace River, which has proved to be a tough arena to play in for opposing teams. Throughout the regular season, the Navigators only suffered two losses in their home arena. Friday’s game in Peace River will begin at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, the series shifts back to Fort St. John, and hopefully, the Huskies will...

Pimm Production Flyers win first playoff game

The Flyers came out in game one with a purpose, jumping to a quick 3-0 lead, thanks to the game's opening goal from Eric Melnyck, followed by a pair of goals off the stick of Devan Minard. Entering the second period, the three goal deficit seemed to inspire Sexsmith, who fought back to tie the game at 3-3 during the...

Local Midget team dominates Tumbler Ridge tournament

Success was the name of the game for the Earl Alexander team, who went undefeated throughout the entire tournament, capping off their incredible run with a 6-1 victory host team Tumbler Ridge. The weekend tournament was a significant one, as it was not only the last of the year, but the last Midget tournament for a lot of players on...

Peace Region athletes competing in Special Olympics

Jakubowski will have her work cut out for her, competing in four out of the eight different snowshoe events, racing in the 200 metre, 400 metre, 800 metre and 1600 metre races. Luckily, the two have some experience in this event, each having participated in a number of Special Olympics events, medalling back at the 2008 Quebec Games. The Games’ snowshoe...

PeeWee Flyers hand Knights royal defeat

Game one began with a bang for Fort St. John, as the Flyers scored four goals in the opening frame. In the second period, the PeeWee Flyers found themselves in some penalty trouble, as they were short handed for 12 minutes of the middle frame. Luckily, goaltender Craig Grimes was on top of his game, keeping the Flyers in...

Fort St. John celebrates Adam Horst's win

After showing a video of the Fort St. John firefighter's winning race, City staff and council thanked Horst for mentioning the Energetic City before his race and for helping put Fort St. John on the map. Horst won the third race of the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship in Sweden two weeks ago, and says he's been overwhelmed by...

Wrestling Club earns fourth place finish at Provincials

The Fort St. John team was up against some tough competition, wrestling against the best in B.C. Two competitors received awards at the competition, as both Taylor McLeod and Roylene Oliarny competed in a bronze medal match, receiving fourth place medals. With their fourth place finishes, each player earned six points for the wrestling club. For more information on the Fort...

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...

Roller Derby looking for recruits

The event will begin at 7 p.m. and the only requirement is that those interested in participating are 19 years of age or older. The team is welcoming skaters of all skill level to attend and check out more information on the sport. As well referees can either be male or female. The ECRDA is a female flat track roller derby...

B.C. Games athletes bring home three medals to Fort St. John

In the gymnastics portion of the Games, representing Fort St. John were Heather Smith and Jaston Stockall. The two did relatively well in the preliminary round, with Stockall finishing fifth in the final standings in the Girls Balance Beam event with 12.5 points. On the ice, two girls from the Peace Region protected the blue line on defence for the...

Pomeroy Sport Centre to host minor hockey tournament

Ten teams of pee wee players will participate, including four teams from the Energetic City: Pomeroy Inn, Northern Metalic, Integra Tire, Alpine Glass. There will also be four visiting teams from Taylor, Fort Nelson, Clearview, Dawson Creek and two from Hudson's Hope. Games will start at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 2 until 8:15 p.m., and then continue from 8:15...

Fort St. John-born Heather Nedohin wins Canadian Women's Curling Championship

It was her first Canadian championship as a skip. She was born and raised in Fort St. John as Heather Godberson and now lives in Sherwood Park, AB with her husband, three time World Champion David Nedohin. Her team just made it into the finals by beating Manitoba's four-time champion Jennifer Jones 6-5 in an extra end in the semi-final...

Tracker Flyers suffer early postseason elimination

Friday, Feb. 24, the Tracker Flyers and Royals met in Fort St. John, unfortunately, resulting in a 4-1 loss for the Trackers. The game began with the Royals jumping out to a quick lead, scoring roughly seven minutes in to take a 1-0 lead. Fortunately, the offence began to peek its head out for the Tracker Flyers, as the team’s...

Knights of Columbus lead series after game one

It took the Flyers a few minutes to get their legs going, but the team eventually got into their groove, scoring the series' opening goal in the first period. Nolan Logan got the Knights of Columbus’ first post season goal this season, jamming a rebound in for the only goal of the first and second periods. With the Flyers leading...

Huskies unable to even second round series

The opening period was an eventful one in game two, with both teams scoring twice during a fast paced, physical 20 minutes. The Huskies, who entered game two with a short bench, didn’t do themselves any favours, taking four minor penalties to start the game. During the Huskies second penalty of the period, Peace River opened to scoring with some...

Huskies drop game one in round two of the playoffs

In the second, the Navigators scored half way through the period with a goal from Carson Fairless. In the third period, the Huskies tried to mount a comeback with a powerplay goal from Cole Calliou, but the Navigators scored two powerplay goals of their own in the period.  The Huskies ended up scoring one more goal at the 16:24 mark...

Huskies begin series with top ranked Peace River

The Huskies will enter the series in the hopes of achieving something they failed to do in the regular season, defeat the Navigators. In their six meetings during the regular season, the team failed to secure a victory, being outscored 43-16 in the process. Another obstacle the Huskies will have to overcome is competing against a very fresh Peace River...
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