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Great participation at The Battle in the Peace Judo Tournament

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - The Dawson Creek Judo Association and Mile Zero Judo, held The Battle in the Peace Judo Tournament on Saturday, May 4, at the Encana Events Centre in Dawson Creek. Isabelle Gelinas, of Mile Zero Judo, says the Tournament went well with a total of over 100 competitors participating in the event from locally and across the...

Slow Pitch season well underway in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With the arrival of spring, the slow pitch season is now underway in Fort St. John. President of FSJ Mixed Slow Pitch, Dave Sawyer, says they are looking forward to hosting 40 teams this year and are excited to be hosting the Energetic City Showdown which is taking place in July. "We're looking forward to hosting...

Dawson Creek to host international Junior A hockey showcase for the first time

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. - For the first time in history, Dawson Creek will be host to the World Junior A Challenge. According to Hockey Canada, the 2019 World Junior A Challenge represents a partnership between Hockey Canada, the Canadian Junior Hockey League, B.C. Hockey, NHL Central Scouting, and the local host committee. During the Challenge, Team Canada East and Team Canada...

NPSS Grizzlies Senior Girls Rugby holds first home game of the season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Senior Girls Rugby had their first home game of the season on Wednesday against Sexsmith. Spurred on by a huge home crowd, the Grizzlies battled hard against the perennial powerhouse. It was another excellent team effort, with impressive individual performances from Maddison Holloway and Michelle Kalkman. Despite losing the game, the girls continue to get...

Inconnu Swim Club in Grande Prairie for Northern Lights Invitations

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This weekend Inconnu is heading to Grande Prairie for the Northern Lights Invitation. This meet will see around 500 swimmers compete, including our 15 young swimmers. All of our swimmers attending this weekend are 13 and younger. "This meet is a great opportunity for our young swimmers to qualify for Tier 1 Provincials that will...

Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Moto Race takes place May 11 and 12

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Peace Motocross Association is gearing up for the first race of the 2019 season. On May 11 and 12, the Motocross Association will be holding their Annual Mother's Day Weekend Moto Race. PMA President, Trevor McDonnell, says it's the first race of the season and will be featuring riders of all ages from all over...

Studio 2 Stage Dance Academy claims awards at Dance Drive Festival in Grande Prairie

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Members of the Studio 2 Stage Dance Academy were in Grande Prairie last week for the Dance Drive Festival. The Dance Drive Festival gives dancers in Northern Alberta and B.C. an opportunity to perform in a fun and competitive atmosphere. Owner and director of Studio 2 Stage Dance Academy, Shauna Milne, says they competed against six...

Registration still open for 2019 Mother’s Day Run

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With just a week to go, registration is still open for the Rotary Club’s 2019 Mother’s Day Run. The fees to register for the Run is $30 for 5km and $35 for 10km. In addition to the 5 km and 10 km runs, there will be a 1 km run for kids and a dash for the...

Fort St. John Curling Club raises $6,000 from Fundraiser

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Curling held their Rock into Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 27. Trudy Mitchell, General Manager of the Fort St. John Curling Club, says the Fundraiser was a success as the Club was able to raise more money than originally expected, raising close to $6,000. "It went really, really well. We are really...

Fort St. John Literacy Society to host Mad Hatter Golf Tournament on May 11

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Literacy Society is hosting a Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 11 at the Lone Wolf Golf Club. Lone Wolf Marketing and Events Coordinator, L.J. Lawson, says the theme for the Golf Tournament is Mad Hatter, and since it's the first year, they have set a goal of $10,000 with all proceeds...

Fivestar Academy Boxers take part in 2019 Super Channel Championships

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Fivestar Academy Boxers Brayden Sims and Lincoln Pomeroy, along with Coach Justin Donally, were in Victoria from April 23 to the 27 for the 2019 Super Channel Championships. Pomeroy claimed gold to become the 2019 Youth 91 kg Canadian champion. Pomeroy claimed this medal by default as there were no other fighters entered in his...

Fort St John Huskies to hold AGM on May 21

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies will be holding their Annual General Meeting on May 21. This Meeting is an opportunity for members of the public to join the Fort St. John Huskies Organization. Huskies Manager, Jeremy Clothier, says the AGM is an opportunity for members to vote on important decisions such as electing a new executive...

Killbillies Development Team wins over Grimshaw Grim Reapers in first home bout

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Killbillies Development Team held their first bout of the season on Saturday, April 27, at the North Peace Arena. The Killbillies Development Team were host to the Grimshaw Grim Reapers. The Killbillies Development Team consists of Fresh Meat, which are new players who benchmarked and made the roster for the first time this season, and...

Jonathan Bateman to join Marian University Sabres

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Fort St. John Huskies Goalie, Jonathan Bateman, has made an advancement in his hockey career. Bateman has committed to playing with the Marian University Sabres. The two-time NWJHL Goalie of the Year recipient will be joining former Huskies Captain Jarod Lang. Huskies Manager, Jeremy Clothier, says they have been getting Bateman prepared to play for college-level hockey,...

Inconnu goes to Prince George for Moose Meet

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Inconnu sent nine swimmers to the Prince George Moose Meet this past weekend where they competed against 300 other swimmers from the north. Grayson Louie (12), Owen Lang (13), Alexander McDonald (14), Dominic ampler (14), Cameron Louie (15), Cole Crook (16), Griffin Ternier-Smith (16), Eric Louie (17), and Alexandria Hedges (18) attuned the three-day swim...

North Peace Rod and Gun Club has registration open for 2019 Trap League

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Registration is now open for the North Peace Rod and Gun Club's 2019 Trap League. The Trap League season will be starting up on Monday, May 6. You can sign up as an individual or as a team of up to five shooters. Shooting starts on May 6 and will run every second Monday evening until September...

High School Rodeo Association holds second weekend rodeo in Chetwynd

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northern B.C. High School Rodeo Association held their second rodeo of the Spring Season over the weekend for the second time in Chetwynd. This rodeo was well attended with many participants finishing with good results. The next High School Rodeo is May 4 & 5 in Williams Lake. Here are the results from the April 27...

NPSS Grizzlies Senior Rugby starts for the season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Our Senior Rugby teams had their season openers on Wednesday against St. Joe's. The Girls were up first. Not only was this their first game of the season, but for many of the girls, it was their first ever game of rugby. The Grizzlies were a bit shaky off the whistle but got more comfortable...
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