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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.

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.

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.

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          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.

          Dustball capped by tight A division finals

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

          Haines-to-Haines bike relay cancelled due to snow

          6 cm of June snow scrubs Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay

          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.

          Whitehorse to get Tier 1 bantam hockey team

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

          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.

          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.

          The iceman curleth

          The best thing about throwing rocks at the Whitehorse Curling Club is that disgruntled curlers can’t blame the ice.

          Yukon riders crack top 10 at B.C. Bike Race

          Half as many Yukon cyclists entered the B.C. Bike Race than last year, but that didn't prevent even stronger results in the seven-day mountain bike stage race that ended last Saturday in Whistler.

          Mustangs grab bantam gold in dramatic final

          The front of the Mustangs net, that's where the buck stops.

          Home on the range

          Last winter Ryan Burlingame found the sport that perfectly fit his criteria… something that combined adrenaline with precision.

          Dark of the Moon lacks magic

          The Guild’s production of Dark of the Moon is supposed to be unsettling. The program even comes with a warning — “Mature content:…

          Olympian to direct Whitehorse basketball camp

          Basketball Yukon is looking ahead. The sports administration body is laying the foundation for a bright future with the Future Stars All Girls Territorial Basketball Camp in Whitehorse from Dec. 21-23.

          Crashes halt Alberta road championship, Whitehorse cyclist’s race

          Melanie Tait didn't get to finish the Alberta road race provincial championships because of a bad crash. The Whitehorse cyclist wasn't in the crash, she was behind it.

          Second week of Games underway

          Hurricane Bill might not have supplied the warmest welcome to the young athletes as they arrived in PEI over the weekend, but most are probably more concerned with their competition than the weather.

          Low numbers out for mountain bike series

          Manon Aubert, a race organizer with Ecole Emilie-Tremblay, has a simple request for Whitehorse high school students: "Get your bikes out!" The first of four races for the Whitehorse high school mountain bike series took place

          Who you calling folk?

          There's a beep on the line. "It's a call from Nashville," said Tamara Nile as she excused herself to take it. Nile -- whose stage name is T. Nile -- is a banjo-picking alt-country artist who grew up on Galiano Island in the Juan...