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NCS Senior Girls Basketball coach

Northside senior girls qualify for basketball provincials

The Northside Christian School’s senior girls basketball team is once again heading to the provincial championships

  • Mar 15, 2017
NCS Senior Girls Basketball coach
Torin Chapman represents Vike Nation at the 2017 Ski and Snowboard Provincials in Whistler from March 1 to 3.

Vanderhoof skiers, snowboarders vie for provincial title

Four junior Vikings raced down Whistler's slopes against hundreds for the Ski and Snowboard Provincial Championship

Torin Chapman represents Vike Nation at the 2017 Ski and Snowboard Provincials in Whistler from March 1 to 3.
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Vanderhoof speed skaters gained personal bests, national medals

Vanderhoof speed skaters brought home national medals and achieved personal bests this winter.

From top left
Vikings triumphed over the Roadrunners as the 2017 Senior Boys Basketball zone champions

Basketball zone champion title to Vanderhoof Viking boys

Vikings triumphed over the Roadrunners as the 2017 Senior Boys Basketball zone champions, after a day-long tight fight this weekend.

Vikings triumphed over the Roadrunners as the 2017 Senior Boys Basketball zone champions
Vanderhoof Bears’ Junior Girls

Girls only: Vanderhoof hosts female hockey weekend

Northern B.C. girls from Grade 3 to 12 filled Vanderhoof’s arena for a weekend of hockey this month.

Vanderhoof Bears’ Junior Girls
Torin Chapman of Nechako Valley Secondary finished two runs in one minute 17 seconds.

Vanderhoof snowboarders carved for provincial qualifiers

Eight snowboarders from Nechako Valley Secondary raced down the mountains of Smithers against over 140 others this month.

Torin Chapman of Nechako Valley Secondary finished two runs in one minute 17 seconds.
The three-legged race was one of the events featured in the 2017 Racing Rocks Ski Tournament on Feb. 4.

Vanderhoof hosts cross-country ski extravaganza

Over 30 kids competed for speed, cooperation, and manoeuvrability through Vanderhoof trails on Feb. 4.

The three-legged race was one of the events featured in the 2017 Racing Rocks Ski Tournament on Feb. 4.
In the Ladies category

Vanderhoof Vipers choked for gold on home ice

Vanderhoof ladies and Fort St. James men triumphed last weekend on Vanderhoof ice.

In the Ladies category
(Second from right) Jimmy Reed

Vanderhoof skier finishes first in Burns Lake race

Omineca Open, the second Teck Northern Cup of 2017 for cross-country skiing, took place with 206 skiers in Burns Lake on Jan. 29.

(Second from right) Jimmy Reed

Former Vanderhoof Bear listed in Western Hockey League

Vanderhoof’s Hunter Floris, a former Bear, is now listed by the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League.

From left: Booker Daniel of Vanderhoof

Bears reaching for next hockey level on Yukon ice

Some former Vanderhoof Bears have been in Whitehorse since last September with the Yukon Mustangs Elite U16 team.

From left: Booker Daniel of Vanderhoof
Fort St. James’ Atom hockey team won silver after losing to Smithers 3-6 in the finals game at the Vanderhoof-hosted Atom Hockey tournament on Jan. 22.

Vanderhoof Atom Hockey divide and conquer at home

Vanderhoof Atom Bears transformed into Kodiaks and Grizzlies for an at-home tournament this weekend.

Fort St. James’ Atom hockey team won silver after losing to Smithers 3-6 in the finals game at the Vanderhoof-hosted Atom Hockey tournament on Jan. 22.