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Whitehorse Huskies capture Coy Cup on home ice

They did it. They actually did it. The Whitehorse Huskies are the 2017 Coy Cup champions.

Yukon Special Olympians on cloud nine after medal wins at worlds

Yukon Special Olympians returned home from the Special Olympics World Winter Games last week in Austria with memories and new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Yukon skiers excel on moguls at B.C. provincials

Graham Pollock, head coach of the Yukon Freestyle Ski Team, has a project he wants to tackle next season: build a mogul course at Whitehorse’s Mount Sima.

Oh, the places they skied at Seuss themed Buckwheat

Kendra Murray and Colin Abbott didn’t have green eggs and ham for breakfast, but they had enough fuel to win 50-kilometre titles last weekend.

Whitehorse, Terrace set for semifinal after Huskies miss bye to Coy Cup final

With a minute to go in the third period, Whitehorse hockey fans witnessed a rare sight. It doubtless left a few spectators confused.

Dawson musher ends hometown drought with Percy DeWolfe win

Dawson City sled dog fans had extra reason to cheer as the first team arrived at the finish of the Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race on March 24.

Mustangs edged from playoffs at B.C. Hockey Championships

The good luck wish of “break a leg” was highly inappropriate for two Yukon Mustangs teams as they headed south for the B.C. Hockey Championships.

Nishikawa cleans up at cross country ski nationals

Whitehorse’s Emily Nishikawa is taking some time off. The break is very well deserved. The 27-year-old national team skier capped a very busy month with three gold medals at the 2017 Haywood Ski Nationals last week in Canmore, Alta.

Big second period propels Huskies to win in Coy Cup opener

Maybe it was opening game jitters, but the Whitehorse Huskies didn’t come out playing like the Coy Cup champion team they hope to become.

First time champions crowned at Whitehorse International Bonspiel

A number of curlers finally broke through to titles at the Whitehorse Curling Club’s International Bonspiel over the weekend.

Yukon Special Olympians nab medals at worlds

This week’s Special Olympics World Winter Games marks the first time three Yukon athletes have at competed at a worlds.

Nishikawa with two Canadian titles at ski nationals

Whitehorse’s Emily Nishikawa is one busy skier these days.

Huskies ready to fight for Coy Cup on home ice

Since it was announced in October Whitehorse was going to host this year’s Coy Cup, Yukon hockey fans have been anxious for the puck to drop.

Warriors defend title at basketball championships

When you don’t lose a game in Yukon, you become the Yukon champ. It’s as simple as that.

Old Crow, Whitehorse teams win at native hockey tourney

It was fourth time the charm for an Old Crow team at the 40th annual Yukon Native Hockey Tournament.

Melvin McNutt rides again at Yukon championship

One year after announcing his retirement from competition, Whitehorse snowboarder Max Melvin-McNutt decided to strap on his board for a friendly contest.

Crusaders win sixth straight Yukon basketball title

When the crowd started to cheer “Let’s go, Vanier, let’s go,” at the start of the fourth quarter, the team hardly needed the encouragement.

Long time speed skater bids farewell at Yukon championship

Michael Ritchie’s love for speed skating can be measured in kilometres.

Polarettes back on the road with meets in Montreal, Calgary

The Polarettes are vaulting from one location to another this season. Members of the Whitehorse gymnastics club competed in Las Vegas in January and will be in Calgary March 17-19.

Yukon’s Canada Games soccer team goes undefeated in Surrey

Yukon’s Canada Summer Games men’s soccer team didn’t mind playing four matches in the rain.