Ian Stewart

Terry Fox Run was small but mighty

More than 70 participants (families, individuals, pets, corporate groups, cyclists, babies in strollers, etc.

The ref comes north

There’s been a lot of talk about the Canada Winter Games legacy—new facilities, improved sporting expertise and national TV exposure.

High school soccer blows by

Yukon’s high school soccer season started and finished this weekend with Vanier taking the Grade 8/9 title and FH Collins taking the 10/11/12…

Orienteering champs crowned

The Yukon Orienteering Association’s annual championships put a wrap on the season this weekend, with two days of racing.

Flying free in Carcross

If most people’s idea of flying is security checkpoints, stale air, bad movies and uncomfortable seats, last weekend’s COPA Fly-In…

Six years on two wheels into the four corners

Rob Cassibo was on a roll. The physics and chemistry teacher from Manitoulin Island was named Teacher of the Year by TV Ontario, and received an…

Sourdough tennis players are a breed apart

There’s nothing quite like tennis in the Yukon — in the course of just one week the four courts at Mount Mac were greeted with rain,…

VeloNorth’s last gasp of the season

The Last Gasp Time Trial was held Sunday the 2nd of September. Starting at Jake’s Corner, the course travelled due north 40 kilometres on the…

James, Langbakk put in solid runs at World Championship relays

Yukon orienteers Pam James and Brent Langbakk both contributed solid runs to help their respective Canadian teams improve from last year at the World…

Hulstein, Markley lead Fun Run

In the world of athletics, achieving a  Personal Best is often seen as the Holy Grail. At last Tuesday’s Intersport 5-Kilometre Fun Run…

Yukon’s softball Hall of Famer gets things done

As the softball season winds down in Whitehorse, George Arcand is as busy as ever. “We’ve just replaced the outer fences; we’re…

Marcotte wins national pistol title

Pelly Crossing shooter Danielle Marcotte was all aces at the Canadian National Pistol Championships in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, this weekend.

Transplanted taxidermist never stops learning

‘You’ve got to break the horns off, and get all the meat out of there,” said Marc Bloch, while holding the curved horn of a Dall…

Yukon cyclists come close at Westerns

The Western Canada Summer Games wrapped up this weekend in Strathcona, Alberta, after Yukoners faced some tough competition against the best young…

Climbers find a rocky thrill in the Ibex Valley

If first impressions are important, then having Eric and Sierra Allen introduce you to bouldering is probably the best-case scenario.

Pasloski, Gabor swim to medals at Westerns

Yukon’s only podium finishes so far at the Western Canada Summer Games in Strathcona, Alberta, have come from powerhouse swimmers Bronwyn…

Emco widens its lead on the links

Big wins for Emco 4-Skins, Pour Rite Construction, Triple “J” Services and Total Trac Yukon in this week’s league competition at…

Run to the hills…

Top finishers – full marathon (42.1 kilometres): Open women 1st Aryn Madley, Whitehorse, 3h55:33 2nd Tammera Kostya, Whitehorse,…

Downing sweeps butterfly at Nationals

Whitehorse’s Mackenzie Downing, swimming for the University of Victoria and Pacific Coast Swimming, completed a sweep in the butterfly events…

Riverdale’s subterranean soccer salesman

Derric Lewis has soccer on the brain. In fact, his obsession with the sport has led to a basement overflowing with posters, books, shoes, jerseys…