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NEBC Yukon Midget Trackers to host GP Storm this Sunday in first home game of the season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers are home this Sunday, October 6, as they host the Grande Prairie Storm in their first home game of the season. Trackers Head Coach, Gerard Dicaire, says the Storm always plays a hard and heavy style of hockey, adding that the Trackers rivalry with the Storm has been heating...

Registration now open for First Annual Turkey Trot

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Registration is now open for the Peace Fusion Dance Society's First Annual Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot, taking place on the Thanksgiving weekend, Sunday, October 13, is a fun run where participants can dress up in costumes and walk, trot, or run to raise funds to support the Peace Fusion Dance Society. Participants can have the...

Fort St John Flyers reach two-year sponsorship agreement

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Ahead of the upcoming season, the Fort St. John Senior Flyers have announced that they have reached a sponsorship agreement. For the next two years, the Flyers' main sponsorship will be with Chances Casino and Just Jacks Restaurant of Fort St. John. In a release, the Flyers say they are certainly grateful for the support and...

Local cowgirls to compete at 46th Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Qualifiers for the 2019 MNP Rising Stars Junior Canadian Finals Rodeo have been announced and a couple of cowgirls from the Peace River Regional District will be taking part in the Rodeo. The couple of cowgirls to be competing at this year’s 46th Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer, Alberta, are Aspen Wollen of Baldonnel...

Huskies Player of the Week: Ivan Jasbec

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – This week’s Huskies Player of the Week is #4 Defence Ivan Jasbec. Each week, a different player from the Huskies will be interviewed. As part of a weekly feature, Ivan was met at the rink to talk about himself and his team effort. Ivan Jasbec Facts: Age: 18 Height: 6′ 2″ Weight: 190 lbs. Shoots: Left Hometown:...

Local cowboys to compete at 46th Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Qualifiers for the 2019 MNP Rising Stars Junior Canadian Finals Rodeo have been announced and a couple of participants from the Peace River Regional District will be taking part in the Rodeo. The couple of cowboys to be competing at this year's 46th Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer, Alberta, are Jesse Jones and Zane...

Team Tardi to play this weekend in Curling Classic in Vernon

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Sterling Middleton and his team, Team Tardi, will be in Vernon this weekend to compete in the Prestige Hotels and Resorts Curling Classic. Starting on Friday, Team Tardi will face Team Wenzek in their first game of the Classic at 4:30 p.m., followed another game at 8:00 p.m. as they take on Team Geall. Then on...

Fort St. John Huskies ready to play two games this weekend

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Huskies have two games scheduled for this weekend as they continue to make their way into the season. Huskies Head Coach, Todd Alexander, says, despite having some players out with injuries, he feels pretty good about this coming weekend's games and that it will be a good experience for his players...

Busy year ahead for North Peace Gymnastics Association

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The North Peace Gymnastics Association has a busy year ahead with a number of meetings and events scheduled. One of the meetings taking place is the Annual General Meeting on October 29. Chantelle Yates, of the NPGA, says she is excited for this upcoming year with the hopes of hitting the 1,000 member mark and is...

List of sports venues released for upcoming 2020 BC Winter Games

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With the 2020 B.C. Winter Games on the horizon, the Games Committee has released the list of sports venues that will be taking place at the upcoming Games. According to Winter Games Director of Sport, Angela Telford, the Fort St. John Winter Games will feature about 16 different sports. Despite this being a "Winter Games", Telford says...

Northern BC High School Rodeo Association holds rodeo in Chetwynd

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northern B.C. High School Rodeo Association held a rodeo on September 28 and 29 in Chetwynd. This was the third rodeo to take place of the Fall season. Saturday’s Senior All Round Cowgirl went to Kali Clare Atkins, with All Round Cowboy going to Tyler Pederson. Sunday’s Senior All Round Cowgirl went to Fallon Jones and...

International Ice Hockey Federation Girl’s Ice Hockey Weekend this Saturday in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - This coming weekend is the International Ice Hockey Federation Girl’s Ice Hockey Weekend. To celebrate, in participation with the City of Fort St. John, the North Peace Eagles, and Hockey Canada, Engage Sport North will be hosting a free ‘try-it’ event on October 5. The event will give participants the opportunity to work with the coaches...

First Annual Peace Fall Rugby 7s Classic tonight in Dawson Creek

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - With the sport of rugby growing across the Peace Region, a new Rugby Classic will be taking place in Dawson Creek. Tonight, October 1, at Ecole Frank Ross Elementary School, in Dawson Creek, is the First Annual Peace Fall Rugby 7s Classic. Competing for the Peace Fall Rugby 7s Classic trophy will be mostly girls teams...

City of Fort St. John Recreation to offer Drop-In Fitness classes at Pomeroy Sport Centre

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The City of Fort St. John Recreation is offering Drop-In Fitness classes at the Pomeroy Sport Centre. Starting October 1, the City says the classes are drop-in only and do not have a pre-registration option. Classes being offered include Yoga fitness, Bootcamp, Strollerfit, Fit for All, and Kettlebell training. All classes being offered will be taught by...

Local students from Cross Country Team take part in Beaverlodge Boogie

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Congratulations to the Cross Country team (including athletes from North Peace, Bert Bowes and Dr Kearney) for their great race at the Beaverlodge Boogie on Saturday. Grade 12 Jordynn McPherson took 3rd place in the Senior Girls 5KM, while Grade 11 Carter Collins and Grade 12 Tristan Hynes both put in a great effort...

‘Give it a Try Series’ for 55+ Games this October in Fort St John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - In partnership with Zone 12 of the B.C. 55+ Games Society, the City of Fort St. John will be offering a 'Give it a Try Series' during the month of October. This series is for people 55 and older who would like to try different sports that are featured on the B.C. Games for next...

Fort St John Curling Club looking for more players to start season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John Curling Club is still looking for more curlers to sign up for league curling for the 2019-2020 season. Curling Club General Manager, Trudy Mitchell, says they are in need of curlers to sign up for league curling in order to have enough before the season starts on October 8. According to Mitchell,...

NEBC Yukon Trackers have a winning start to NAHL regular season

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Northeast B.C. Yukon Midget Trackers were on the road to kick off the Northern Alberta Hockey League's regular season. On Friday, September 27, the Trackers were in Lloydminster as they took on the Blazers. The Trackers managed to take on an early lead, eventually winning the game with a score of 5-2 over the Blazers. Next,...

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