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Zone 7 skaters include Fort St. James Falcons and Vanderhoof Clippers. L-R: Sean Houghton (FSJ), Alexis Seely (Vdf), Nicole McBride (Vdf), Aidan Duncan (FSJ), Logan Sewell (Vdf), Amy Waddell (FSJ), Madison Seely (Vdf). Photo Debra Sewell

Clipper is the top U14 speed skater in B.C.

Madison Seely takes all five NW zone gold medals at B.C. Winter Games

  • Mar 7, 2018
Zone 7 skaters include Fort St. James Falcons and Vanderhoof Clippers. L-R: Sean Houghton (FSJ), Alexis Seely (Vdf), Nicole McBride (Vdf), Aidan Duncan (FSJ), Logan Sewell (Vdf), Amy Waddell (FSJ), Madison Seely (Vdf). Photo Debra Sewell
NVSS Viqueens take Zone A Champs

NVSS Viqueens take Zone A Champs

Northside players excel in sportsmanship and defense

NVSS Viqueens take Zone A Champs
Samantha Lillywhite and Mikayla Brennan-McCann display their silver medals from the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championships. Both girls are headed to Vegas with BC Elite Youth Sevens teams this week. (Citizen file)

B.C. sending three youth rugby teams to Vegas Sevens

Players from across province recruited for elite sides

Samantha Lillywhite and Mikayla Brennan-McCann display their silver medals from the 2017 Canadian Rugby Championships. Both girls are headed to Vegas with BC Elite Youth Sevens teams this week. (Citizen file)
Iceman athletes from Vanderhoof, L-R: Nolan McCleary, Brian Nemethy, Madison Seely, Jeremy Seely, Sara McBride. Photo submitted.

Local athletes compete in PG Iceman

Multi-sport event: skiing, running, skating, swimming

Iceman athletes from Vanderhoof, L-R: Nolan McCleary, Brian Nemethy, Madison Seely, Jeremy Seely, Sara McBride. Photo submitted.
Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, along with teammate Alexander Kopacz, finished in second place in the first heat of the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday. (Black Press file photo)

Canadians place second in first heat of two-man bobsleigh

Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz finish 0.02 seconds behind Latvian team in Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh athlete Justin Kripps, along with teammate Alexander Kopacz, finished in second place in the first heat of the two-man bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea on Sunday. (Black Press file photo)
Madison Seely waiting to go onto the ice for a long track race with skaters from all over B.C. Photo submitted.

Clippers win 1 Iron, 2 Bronze, 3 Gold medals at BC champs!

Vanderhoof Clippers Speed Skating Club now the largest club in B.C.

Madison Seely waiting to go onto the ice for a long track race with skaters from all over B.C. Photo submitted.
Mixed feelings on Fat bikes sharing ski trails

Mixed feelings on Fat bikes sharing ski trails

These are photos of some residents trying out fat biking at the…

  • Jan 20, 2018
Mixed feelings on Fat bikes sharing ski trails
Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship

The province’s best male curlers will compete in the Cariboo in 2019

Quesnel to host 2019 B.C. men’s curling championship
Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court

Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court

One full day of action is complete as Langley hosts the BC high school boys volleyball championships

Day one in the books as B.C’s best volleyball players hit the court
Vanderhoof Bantam Bears, second in their division in Calgary at the Wickfest tournament on the weekend. Photo Theresa Philips Facebook

Girls team bring home silver

Bantam Bears compete at Women’s Hockey Wickfest, Calgary

Vanderhoof Bantam Bears, second in their division in Calgary at the Wickfest tournament on the weekend. Photo Theresa Philips Facebook
The Midget Northern Eagles took second in Fort St. John, with the team including Chloe Allison, Kayleigh Calder, Tegan Riley Dejong, Kathleen Piper Fordham, Reegan Haley-Dahl, Emily Korving, Haley McConnell, Stephanie McLean, Kiera Mulder, Georgia Musil, Cayman and Isabelle Oestreich, Kiera Thompson, Grace Tucker, Jillian Turko, Aspen Vassallo, Janessa Garcia, Madison Leduc, Lille Roy-Starr, Samantha Wiley, and Aleea Zubek.

Female rep hockey building in the north

Northern B.C. has two all-girl rep hockey teams this year, Midgets and Peewees

The Midget Northern Eagles took second in Fort St. John, with the team including Chloe Allison, Kayleigh Calder, Tegan Riley Dejong, Kathleen Piper Fordham, Reegan Haley-Dahl, Emily Korving, Haley McConnell, Stephanie McLean, Kiera Mulder, Georgia Musil, Cayman and Isabelle Oestreich, Kiera Thompson, Grace Tucker, Jillian Turko, Aspen Vassallo, Janessa Garcia, Madison Leduc, Lille Roy-Starr, Samantha Wiley, and Aleea Zubek.
Just one of the four or five like-sized loads of bagged empties lined up for hauling to the depot on Saturday Sept 16. Photo Fiona Maureen

Cross-Country running team tie down another record-breaker

10 hours of back-breaking collecting and sorting empties pays off for the whole team

Just one of the four or five like-sized loads of bagged empties lined up for hauling to the depot on Saturday Sept 16. Photo Fiona Maureen
Omineca Golf Course, view from the club house looking West.                                Photo Fiona Maureen

13th annual Vic Midzain Memorial Golf Scramble

Overall low net: Orlanthia Hasburg, Carl Smith, Corrine Unruh, Tiffany Weinhardt. 2nd…

Omineca Golf Course, view from the club house looking West.                                Photo Fiona Maureen
Logan Sewell grade 11. Photo submitted

Cross-country runners beat the bear

First race of the season at Cottonwood Island Park, Prince George

Logan Sewell grade 11. Photo submitted
Photo submitted

Brazen early morning break and enter

Truck, thought to be stolen from P.G. slams through front entrance of Omineca Source for Sports

Photo submitted
Standing, L- R: Noella Herod from Canfor with St. John Hospital Auxilliary Society members Rosalie Nichiporuk, Delores Honey, Anne Thiessen. Seated: Marilyn Moore Auxilliary Society.                                Photo Fiona Maureen

Golf scramble donates $2,500 to Oncology Ward

The 22nd annual Natural Resources Forestry golf scramble was organised by Canfor volunteers

Standing, L- R: Noella Herod from Canfor with St. John Hospital Auxilliary Society members Rosalie Nichiporuk, Delores Honey, Anne Thiessen. Seated: Marilyn Moore Auxilliary Society.                                Photo Fiona Maureen
Hall puts out call for nominations

Hall puts out call for nominations

BC Sports Hall of Fame seeking nominations for 2018 induction class

Hall puts out call for nominations
What a season to start playing minor hockey!

What a season to start playing minor hockey!

$150 free gear and coaching by former defender for the Missouri Mavericks, David Simoes

What a season to start playing minor hockey!
Season-opening football tournament

Season-opening football tournament

Vanderhoof Atoms and Peewee teams beat Prince George; Varsity teams put up a good fight

Season-opening football tournament
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B.C. hunters: download the Moose Tracker app

www.gov.bc.ca/wildlifehealth/moosetracker

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