Sports

Disc golfers out for Whitehorse solstice tourney

Sheldon Casselman claims his first title since winning the Whitehorse Fall Classic in 2015.

Whitehorse cyclist gearing up for Canada Summer Games

David Jackson captured tour wins in Haines Junction, Skagway and Whitehorse

Haines-to-Haines bike relay cancelled due to snow

6 cm of June snow scrubs Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay

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          Dustball capped by tight A division finals

          Three Whitehorse teams survived last-inning pushes by their opponents to win A division titles.

          Disc golfers out for solstice tourney

          It’s easy to spot who the hardcore disc golfers are. They’re the ones chucking discs until 4 a.m. under the midnight sun.

          Whitehorse to get Tier 1 bantam hockey team

          Introducing the Yukon Rivermen. You’ll be hearing a lot about them come next hockey season.

          Three teams go undefeated at minor softball championships

          Olson Fencing, Softball Yukon and Dave’s Cleaning were all home safe with gold medals over the weekend.

          Yukon sweeps Alaska at table tennis competition

          Despite having a contingent half the size of their American counterparts, Yukon ruled supreme at the Alaska/Yukon Challenge.

          Yukon runners speedy in Skagway

          Duff’s Skagway Marathon is billed as the toughest marathon in Alaska. It’s particularly tough to win when there are Yukoners in the field.

          Kulych win streak continues into new golf season

          Whitehorse’s Landon Kulych has an addiction. “I’m working hard on my game,” he said. “I just like it. I don’t have any ambitions or goals this year, I’m just addicted to playing golf."

          New solo winners at Southern Lakes Gran Fondo

          Not only did the Southern Lakes Gran Fondo get two new solo champions this year, both were in the race for their first time.

          Canines compete at puller championship

          It’s the Yukon Dog Puller Championship, but as the only event of its kind in Canada, it’s kind of like a national championship.

          Yukon’s Jessica Frotten selected for world championships

          Most people return from Switzerland with chocolate or a chic wristwatch. Whitehorse’s Jessica Frotten returned with a spot on the Canadian team bound for the World Para Athletics Championships.

          Whitehorse FC teams score bronze in Edmonton

          Two Whitehorse FC teams captured bronze at the Edmonton Slurpee Cup, June 2-4 in Alberta. But that’s not where the similarities end.

          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.