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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...

Junior Canucks looking to fill roster spots

The main camp takes pace from 7-10 p.m. at the Memorial Arena. The team has between seven to 10 spots to fill at all positions, but especially goaltending, said Neil Shuman, who is acting as the team's temporary general manager until that position can be filled permanently. "Anybody can come to camp - even our returning players don't have a...

Motorcross races rescheduled for this Sunday

The event had to be cancelled twice already this summer on June 26 and July 24 due to heavy rainfalls wreaking havoc on the track, which is located just off the Collins Road off of Highway 49. The races are expected to bring out over 250 riders from across British Columbia and Alberta to complete in different classes, including two...

Dawson Creek Rage release upcoming season schedule

The Rage will once again prepare for its regular season with a couple of exhibition games against opponents from the Alberta Junior Hockey League and British Columbia Hockey League, respectively. The team will begin the regular season on Sept. 23, the start of a six-game homestand. The full schedule is included below. Season tickets are now available at Tiger Box...

Motorcross races coming to Dawson Creek this weekend

The Peace Motorcross Association will host races on the Collins Road just off of Highway 49 (Spirit River Highway) featuring over 250 riders from across British Columbia and Alberta. The track promises to present racers with challenging terrain to test their skills. "The Dawson Creek track is built on the natural terrain of the location, so there are a lot...

Dawson Creek gets 'wild and lawless' at horse show

 The Peace Country Horse and Rider Association presented the third annual Wild and Lawless Horse Show from July 1 to July 3 at the Lakota Agri Centre. The show is so named after Frank Wild and Jack Lawless, two men responsible for organizing rodeos in the region in the 1940's. “That's where we derived our show's name from, and it's...

DC Rage launch a new logo

In a press release, GM and Head Coach Scott Robinson says "We wanted to get the name of our city, as well as incorporating our Maple Leaf, into the new logo, and we think this is a big improvement," said Rage head coach and general manger Scott Robinson. "We take a lot of pride in representing both our city...
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