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Thursday, July 18, 2019
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Huskies too sharp for Blades

Friday, January 27, the dogs made their way to Beaverlodge for their fifth meeting with the Blades, having outscored them 31-13 so far in the season. The Blades held the Huskies off in the first period, but the 0-0 score was quickly erased seven minutes into the second, as Blair Karasiuk opened the scoring with a short handed goal,...

Howard wins Dawson Creek Grand Slam

Howard also won the World Cup of Curling in November. Howard, from Coldwater, Ont., has now won 10 Grand Slam titles, putting him alone in second on the all-time list. He improved to 3-2 in Grand Slam finals against Martin. Edmonton's Martin has a commanding lead in overall Grand Slam titles, but he missed a chance to get his 18th...

Howard and Martin to face off in final Sunday in Dawson Creek

Both veteran curlers capped a perfect preliminary round with semifinal wins on Saturday. Martin's Edmonton rink edged Brad Gushue of St. John's, N.L., 4-3, while Howard, from Coldwater, Ont., cruised past Jim Cotter of Vernon, B.C., 8-3. In a battle of Olympic champions, Gushue scored two in the seventh end to tie the semifinal at 3-3, but Martin scored one in the eighth and final...

Strong third leads Flyers to victory

It was an offensive first period for both clubs, as the opening frame concluded with Hythe leading 4-3 on the scoreboard. Flyers rookie Cody Kalb had a goal and an assist for the Flyers in the first, while Jeff Fast and Todd Alexander also scored for Fort St. John. Despite trailing entering the second, the Flyers out shot the Mustangs...

Howard and Martin remain undefeated in Dawson Creek

  Howard, a nine-time Grand Slam of Curling champion from Coldwater, Ont., recorded three wins on Friday, including a 7-4 Draw 9 victory over Winnipeg's Jeff Stoughton (3-2). He also posed wins over Rob Rumfeldt of Guelph, Ont., 8-2 and Saskatoon's Steve Laycock 9-2 earlier in the day. Martin stayed atop Pool B with a 9-7 win over fellow Edmonton native Robert...

Exciting times for Elk Speedskating Club

It’s an important competition for the competing skaters, as the top five in each category will gain eligibility to compete at the Canadian Age Class Long Track Championships, being hosted right here in the Energetic City Feb. 11 and 12. Fort St. John will also have the privilege of hosting the Canadian Open Masters Championships, which will be the first...

Flyers hand Canucks home loss

Thursday’s Flyers squad had a little bit of a different look to it, as due to the absence of some team regulars, a number of Fort St. John Huskies got to slip on a blue and white Flyers Jersey. Huskies Captain Cody Hildebrand, the league’s leading scorer Robbie Sidhu, defenceman Taylor Greatrex and goaltender Ty Gullickson were all names penciled...

Peace River forced to 'navigate' out of home arena

According to City officials, the town quickly commissioned a health certified and qualified firm to begin immediate testing of leaked insulation which is common in many cinder block buildings from that construction era. Samples have been obtained by the company testing the building, and upon inspection of four samples, test results showed one of the four samples contained a trace...

Flyers to start weekend early

The game will mark the second meeting of the two neighbouring teams this season, with Fort St. John looking to even the season series, as they suffered a 5-3 home loss to the Canucks back on Dec.10, 2011. The team won't have much time to rest, as they will get right back at it Friday, Jan.27, when they are back...

Huskies looking to sharpen up against Blades

The two game weekend against the Blades will be the fifth and sixth meeting between the two clubs, with Fort St. John having yet to lose to the NWJHL’s sixth place team, outscoring the Blades 31-13 in the process. The Blades sit sixth with a record of 4-23-0-2, recording ten points in their 29 games played. Meanwhile the Huskies, who...

New program getting kids active early

The goal of the new program is to work together in building awareness of the importance of gross motor development in children from 0-6 years of age and impact basic physical literacy and skills through planned indoor activities. The program will include a number of different physical activities, such as obstacle courses, exercise to strengthen balance and coordination, and teaching...

Koe and team offer helping hand to local curlers

Every sheet of ice at the local curling club was occupied, as kids from all across the Peace Region attended and learned a few tips and tricks from the four pros. Everything from technique to strategy was covered at the clinic, as the pros offered nothing but friendly help to the young curlers. Following the clinic, Koe, the skip on his...

Two curling tournaments being held over weekend

A few teams will be representing Fort St. John in this tournament. In the Senior Womens category, Kelly Smith, Jodi Busche and Pam Murray, along with each of their teammates will be representing the Energetic City. In the Senior Mens division, representing Fort St. John will be Kelley Ollenberger, Bob Cooper, Glen Godberson, Randy Maxwell and Len Holland. Along with the...

Winning weekend for Tracker Flyers

Friday’s game against the Strike Energy Storm started perfectly for the Tracker Flyers. The team scored three goals in the opening frame thanks to Harder, Daneluk and Ryan McCallum. The Storm, on the other hand, only scored once in the first, concluding the period with a 3-1 Tracker Flyers’ lead. Each team would exchange single goals in the second and...

Flyers lose second in as many nights

The Flyers got the start they were looking for, as rookie defenceman Peyton Wongstead scored the game’s opening goal, his first as a Flyer, giving Fort St. John the 1-0 lead. With the second period beginning with a 1-0 Flyer lead, it was the Chiefs who came to play in the second, scoring the period's only two goals, providing Horse...

Team Koe curling clinic tomorrow

On Tuesday, January 24, young curlers will have the chance to get some advice from the pros during the clinic from 4 - 6 p.m. and afterwards during a dinner and meet and greet from 6 - 7 p.m. he event is sponsored by Talisman. Junior curlers from Fort St. John, Dawson Creek, Chetwynd and Hudson's Hope, along with their...

Busy weekend on the road for the Knights of Columbus Flyers

Despite a slow start Friday, Jan.21, the Flyers showed some great determination, pulling out a 3-2 win over Dawson Creek, thanks to a one goal, two assist performance by George Seguin-Morin, and two more goals scored by Aiden Harris. Seth Hanna was solid in net, earning the victory between the pipes. Saturday, Jan.22, the Bantam Flyers began what would be...

Track your activity and win a trip to Mexico

Once you register you go online at track your activity and work towards a virtual destination.  If you sign up, not only will you work towards living a healthy lifestyle, but you’ll have the chance to win great weekly prizes and the grand prize of a trip for two to Mexico.  Any type of activity will help you reach the goal....
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