Sports

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.

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          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.

          Record turnout at Pine Grove Run

          Organizers weren’t completely sure of the exact number of runners who took part, but they’re sure it’s a record for the event.

          Frotten dominates in Victoria

          Whitehorse’s Jessica Frotten has added to her Dogwood gold reserves. The 29-year-old para wheelchair racer won four gold medals at the Dogwood Track and Field Meet at the University of Victoria on May 13.

          Four meet records broken at Yukon swim championships

          For the first time since 2014 the Whitehorse Glacier Bears club record book went unaltered at the Yukon Championship Invitational Swim Meet.

          Atom Huskies struggle for wins in Kelowna

          The Whitehorse Huskies had a very different experience at the Kelowna Heat Blast Spring Tournament this year than they had last year.

          ElderActive hosts big Spring Gathering

          With membership tripling to 670 over the last five years, it only makes sense the ElderActive events would grow too.