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Orienteerers in the thick of it at Yukon championships

“It was fun in a green kind of way,” said Ross Burnett. Green was certainly the word of the day at the Yukon Orienteering Championships near the Lobird subdivision in Whitehorse on June 7.

Carmacks school joins the action at track meet

The Yukon Elementary Track and Field Meet surpassed the 200 mark in registration thanks to one school willing to make the drive to town.

White Wolf slices up wins at world championships

If not for Yukon’s Company of the White Wolf, Canada would not likely be represented on the medieval combat world stage.

10 year old climbs from under downed bike to race again at endurocross

Motorcycle racing comes with inherent risks. Whitehorse’s Mia Raymond was reminded of that over the weekend.

Yukon Roller Girls drop tight bout to Fairbanks

Six years ago the Yukon Roller Girls played their first bout in Whitehorse, beating the Fairbanks Rollergirls by over 50 points.

White Wolf slices up wins at world championships

If not for Yukon’s Company of the White Wolf, Canada would not likely be represented on the medieval combat world stage.

Polarettes dominate at Yukon championship

Polarettes gymnasts were golden all-around at the Yukon Gymnastics Championships May 28 at the Whitehorse club.

Numbers up at Yukon high school track meet

Even with 20 or so no-shows, participation was up at the Yukon High School Track and Field Meet at F.H. Collins Secondary on May 31.

Yukoners help B.C. high school make provincial tennis final

Never before had St. Michael’s University School made the final of the B.C. High School Tennis AA Championships.

Seasoned Yukon team set for B.C. Special Olympics Games

Yukon will be represented by a big team chock-full of previous Games experience at a major event this summer.

Eikelboom regains Haeckel Hill title

Athletics Yukon doesn’t let runners and walkers ease into the race season.

Big youth presence at Tour de Whitehorse

A bunch of youth skiers more used to swooshing down slopes were cycling up them over the weekend.

Yukoners help B.C. high school make provincial tennis final

Never before had St. Michael’s University School made the final of the B.C. High School Tennis AA Championships.

Yukoners take part in world orienteerering celebration

Yukon orienteerers were among thousands and thousands searching out control points midweek.

Yukon gymnasts prevail in Juneau

Some Yukon gymnasts made the podium at a Juneau meet last weekend. How many? All of them.

Stalwart cyclists brave the elements in Skagway

If racing a 19-kilometre course climbing roughly 1,000-metres in altitude wasn’t tough enough, try throwing near-freezing temperatures and rain into the equation.

’08 Huskies sharpen skills at Kelowna tourney

They didn’t pick up any wins, but the 2008 Huskies didn’t waste their time at the Canada Cup West tournament in Kelowna, B.C., May 12-14.

Almost 200 turn out for school badminton event

It was a smash. Just ask the birdies. Nearly 200 Yukon students took part in the YSAA Badminton Smash May 17-18 at the Canada Games Centre.

B.C. hockey scouts impressed by Northern talent at prospect camp

Scouts from the British Columbia Hockey League club were impressed by what they saw at a prospect camp held at the Canada Games Centre, May 19-21, said Trail Smoke Eaters operations manager Steve Robinson.

Yukon Roller Girls hope to ‘krush’ Fairbanks in derby bout

No one in Yukon is old enough to remember the Klondike Gold Rush, but there’s bound to be good memories made at the Klondike Gold Krush.