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Win streaks continue at Yukon Cup

Whitehorse’s Charlie Hawes and Katie Vowk are the fastest downhill skiers in the territory. That really can’t be disputed at this point.

Judokas nab medals in Edmonton

A Yukon team attended the Edmonton International Judo Championship at West Edmonton Mall over the weekend in Alberta. No word on what the Yukoners might have picked up at the shops, but they did pocket hardware.

Yukoner cracks top 10 at biathlon nationals

Hot off a medal win at the western championships, Whitehorse’s Jake Draper posted his first-ever top-10 finish at the Canadian Biathlon Championships in Canmore, Alta., last week.

Dawson teams win three divisions at futsal championship

How about that: Dawsonites leaving the Klondike to get gold. That was the case for three Dawson City soccer teams at the Northwestel Futsal Championships on March 11 at Whitehorse’s Canada Games Centre.

Whitehorse fighter TKO’d in title bout

Miller Rogers’ first fight in almost five years got off to a rocky start and didn’t get any better.

Yukon XC ski championship sees tie for first

For the first time since the Gordon Taylor Trophy was introduced in 1969, three names will be etched on it this year.

Yukon boarders ride to strong results at provincials

Whitehorse’s Ethan Davy won two silver medals at a B.C. provincial event in January. Now he has a gold medal to add to the set.

Sports briefs: speedskating, biathlon, orienteering, judo, skiing

Members of the Whitehorse Rapids Speed Skating Club answered “yes” at the R U Fast meet at Calgary’s Olympic Oval March 4-5.

Atom Mustangs suffer tough end to season

After going undefeated for gold in their previous tournament, the Atom Mustangs had a very different experience in their final road trip of the season over the weekend.

Whitehorse musher makes it two in a row with Silver Sled win

Two weeks ago Whitehorse musher Marine Gastard had never won a mid-distance race, now she’s won two in a row. The 31-year-old and her team took first place in the Silver Sled race in Haines Junction on March 5.

Vanier boys, F.H.C. girls complete undefeated Super Hoops seasons

The favourites for senior divisions in the upcoming Yukon Basketball Championships could not be any clearer.

Yukon skiers make their mark at world championships

Never before had three Whitehorse cross-country skiers competed together at a senior world championships and they made their presence known.

Whitehorse swimmer makes finals at AAAs

Though she has moved up an age category, Whitehorse Glacier Bears swimmer Hannah Kingscote had an eerily similar result at this year’s B.C. AAA Swim Championships as last year’s.

Nova Scotia shows Yukon the door at Brier

It’s been almost a decade since a Yukon rink has competed in the main draw of the Tim Hortons Brier and that isn’t going to change this week.

Lone Yukon biathlete wins bronze at westerns

Whitehorse biathlete Jake Draper has a pair of matching medals. Both are bronze and from the same event, but separated by three years.

Freestyle skier Geoffroy Gagnon shines on FIS circuit

Finishing in the top 20 with no broken bones is what you call success in freestyle skiing.

Titles defended at climbing championship

Some common names climbed high in the standings at the Yukon Open Cold Finger Snap at Porter Creek Secondary School.

Biathlete Moser tops out with 30th at junior worlds

Whitehorse biathlete Nadia Moser says the jump from youth to junior was what she expected it to be. Her results at the International Biathlon Union’s Youth/Junior World Championships reflect that.

Fish Lake musher grinds out win at mid distance race

Marine Gastard and her team had home-trail advantage over the weekend and it served them well.

Whitehorse skiers consistent at world championship

It’s steady as she goes for three Whitehorse skiers at 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships this week in Lahti, Finland.