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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Winners announced for Ice Fishing Derby

In the adult division, first place went to Len Fallis, who snagged a fish measuring in at 1 lb, 7 oz, with a length of 42 cm. Fallis’ fish was the biggest catch of the tournament. Second in the adult category was between two contestants, Cyril Jones and Jon Kitt. Jones’ catch weighed in at 1 lb. 7 oz. at...

Team Griffins wins first ever Crystal Cup

After each team played four games, followed by a series of playoff games, Team Griffins eventually emerged as the first ever tournament champions, defeating Team Howlers in a closely contested game, 6-5. The winning Team Griffins, consisted of Toby Coyle, Todd Alexander, Dallas Brown, Dylan Wellard and Darren Goulet. Third place was split between D&D Insulators and Puck Hunters. Tournament MVP was...

JDA Kings double up on Huskies

The first period began with Grande Prairie striking first roughly eight minutes into the opening frame, thanks to Devin Bell, who finished off a nice passing play and beating Ty Gullickson low for the game’s first score. The goal seemed to spark the Huskies, as two minutes later the team executed a strong forecheck, causing the JDA Kings to turn...

Saturday's Crystal Cup games cancelled

Regardless of the weather, games will resume Sunday, which will start at 10 a.m. and run throughout the day. Team captains will be notified of their new game times. Organizers are asking participants to dress extremely warm for Sunday, as the weather will be very similar to that of Saturday.

Saturday's Crystal Cup games postponed

As a result, games have been pushed back to hopefully begin at 2 p.m., unless the weather does not improve.  If conditions do not change for the better, games will be played all day sunday, regardless of the weather. Tournament organizers will make an announcement regarding Saturday's status at 1:30 p.m. on Moose Fm. 

Senior Flyers return with big home win

The game began with Fort St. John scoring the opening goal. At 4:50 into the game, Rick Cleaver netted the first score after receiving the puck in the slot and slipping it past the Horse Lake starting goaltender, Cory McEachran. With assists going to Todd Alexander and Chris Stevens, the goal was only the beginning of a very productive...

Flyers return after month long break

Saturday, the Flyers will hit the road for round two with the Chiefs, which will be played in Horse Lake. It’s been quite some time since the Flyers have laced up their skates, as the team’s last game took place back on Dec.10, when they defeated the Dawson Creek Canucks in Fort St. John by a score of 5-3. The Flyers...

Huskies snap losing streak in spirited tilt

Fort St. John didn’t exactly start the game off productively, as only 1:33 seconds into the game, the Huskies surrendered the first goal of the game. Ironically, it was former Husky Connor Rose who opened the scoring for Dawson Creek, slipping a lose puck past starting Huskies goaltender, Ty Gullickson. Just when momentum seemed to be building for the league’s...

Huskies welcome Dawson Creek for Thursday night matchup

The Huskies will be looking to get back in the win column, as they are coming off consecutive losses to Whitecourt and Peace River. Those results carried over into the week, as the team lost their third straight on Tuesday, Jan.10 to Grande Prairie. It’s been a busy week for the Huskies, as Thursday night’s game will be the team’s...

Huskies lose third straight to JDA Kings

It was a tough first period for the Huskies. Despite goals from Jamie Watson and Jaxon Glass, the team allowed four goals against, concluding the opening frame trailing 4-2. The second was no better for the pups, who were unable to find the back of the net at all during the second. The same cannot be said for Grande Prairie,...

Grand Slam of Curling heading to Dawson Creek

The National recently released its draw schedule, and will be featuring gold medalists Kevin Martin (2010), Brad Gushue (2006), as well as 2011 World Champion Jeff Stoughton. Opening ceremonies for the Capital One Grand Slam of Curling, The National, will take place on Wed. Jan.25 at 7:30 p.m. The event will kick off with Team Stoughton vs. Team Gushue, Team...

Guliov takes Kyoto Cup in Blizzard Bike Club event

The 18 km road race resulted in an exciting four rider sprint finish, which had Darren Guliov cross the finish line first with a time of 39 minutes and 54 seconds. Despite fierce head and side winds, Guliov, who trailed for the majority of the race, timed his finish to perfection, passing Irvin Tang, Gord Harris and Pat Ferris for...

Huskies begin year with big win

The game began with Huskies Head Coach Gary Alexander starting his newly developed and extremely talented top line of Huskies' Captain Cody Hildebrand, the team’s leading scorer Robbie Sidhu and recent addition to the roster, Shawn Holliday. The line, proving to be very productive for the Huskies, immediately went to work and on their second shift of the game,...

Huskies back with busy weekened

Friday night’s match will be the fourth meeting between the Huskies and Vipers this season, with Fort St. John yet to lose to Sexsmith. Fort St. John enters the game sitting in fourth place in the NWJHL standings with a record of 12-9-0-0 and 24 points, while Sexmsith sits fifth, with a record of 6-17-0-1 and 13 points. It will be...

Get your kicks at newly renovated Fieldhouse

The facility is now officially open for the general public to rent, which can be used for a variety of purposes, from a friendly game of soccer between friends, soccer tournaments or even birthday parties. Packages for birthdays are being offered by the facility. Rates to rent the new and improved indoor soccer pitch vary from $48.99 per hour for...

Morrison opens 2012 with silver medal

In a tight race, Morrison placed second, earning himself a silver medal thanks to a time of 1:45.64. First place went to Mathieu Giroux of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec. Giroux finished first at 1:45.29, only .35 of a second ahead of Morrison. The competition is the first of the 2012 Speed Skating Canada season, who will next compete in the Regional/Continental Qualifier from...

U16 basketball program re-scheduled

The U16 program will be taking place at the North Peace far gym from 5-7 p.m. and will include both the boys and girls groups. For more information on the new basketball development club, visit the club’s Facebook page, or email kim_emond@hotmail.com

Bike club taking advantage of warm weekend

The 16 km paved circuit road race will start at the Baldonnel School, with the race beginning at 2 p.m. The bike club is also asking all participants to arrive a few minutes early and to bring their club fees ($40) if not already registered for the 2012 season. Racers will not be allowed to participate if fees are unpaid. Those...

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