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Northern Lights College to host grailquest races

The race is one part of a series of races known as the Grande Prairie College Cross Country Running Series, where runners earn points towards the season championship. The championship will be presented in Grande Prarie in October.   The event is open to anyone who is interested in running, with different distances designated for specific age groups. Grades 1-3...

Rage win final exhibition game in shootout

Dawson Creek continued to control the play when Rage hopeful Connor Buick one-timed a puck, to make the score 2-0. This would wake up the Spruce Kings as they were able to tie the game at 2 as the first period came to an end. The second period was back and forth with both teams improving their shot totals. Edward...

Rage ready for second game tonight against PG on home ice

The first period was a quiet one as only one goal was scored and that game from Cody Bardock of the Spruce Kings.  Then early in the second the Rage answered back with two quick goals from Ryan Matthews and Tyson MacCallum.   After that the Spruce Kings never looked back and let the rest of the game after taking...

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...
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