Sports

B.C. junior hockey clubs to scout northern talent in Whitehorse

Northern hockey players will be given a chance to showcase their skills in front of B.C. scouts next week.

Carmacks run reaches 40th year

Before there was the Kluane Chilkat bike relay or the Klondike Trail ‘98 relay, there was the Carmacks Ridge Run. Though maybe not as big as the other two, the Carmacks event will likely go down as the biggest youth running event in the territory this year.

Decade old rivalry continues at Yukon Table Tennis Championships

For a 10th year in a row Ryan Bachli and Kevin Murphy met in the men’s singles final at the Yukon Table Tennis Championships.

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          Subzero freezes up bronze at provincials

          A Yukon rep volleyball team has locked up a medal at provincials.

          Yukoner wins hardware at masters worlds in New Zealand

          Whitehorse athletics star Brenda Dion has an impressive collection of masters medals that just keeps on growing.

          Junction soccer team keeps medal win streak going in Yellowknife

          The St. Elias Eagles play a style of soccer that emphasizes maintaining possession of the ball. Now they have a silver medal in their possession.

          Polarettes gymnast impresses at westerns

          A member of Whitehorse’s Polarettes Gymnastics Club created a buzz at the 2017 Western Canadian Championships in Brandon, Man., April 27-29. Emily King had people talking with a top-10 finish — the highest finish for a Yukon gymnast at the championships since Whitehorse hosted the event in 2004.

          Triomni defends Pinoy basketball title

          Triomni is a young, fast, high-energy team. That’s a troublesome combination for any opposition. Just ask the Kit’s Kitchen team.

          Whitehorse teams fight for bronze at hockey invitational

          With two Alaskan teams playing for gold, the bronze game was the one to watch for local fans at the Whitehorse Peewee Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Canada Games Centre on April 30.

          Eight clubs hit the mat at Yukon judo championship

          Whitehorse judo clubs Northern Lights and Shiroumakai both collected 17 medals, each with six gold, at the Judo Yukon Open Championships on April 29 at the Canada Games Centre.

          Sports briefs: curling, volleyball, judo

          Yukon curling teams are making a habit out of winning medals at the Pacific International Cup.

          Graylings swimmer golden at B.C. championships

          Yukon Graylings Masters Swim Club’s Victoria Ryan had to shake the rust off before hitting the water in her first competition in over a year. Where there was rust, now there is gold.

          Willy Bears notch second basketball league title

          The Willy Bears have clawed their way to the top of the heap.

          Exploration company helps Yukon skiers mine success on world stage

          A mining company has dug deep in its pockets to help Yukon’s top cross-country skiers reach their goals next season.

          Jessica Frotten sets course record at Vancouver Sun Run

          Whitehorse’s Jessica Frotten celebrated her birthday by setting a record at Canada’s largest 10-kilometre event on April 23.

          Girls hockey celebrated with Whitehorse jamboree

          It wasn’t about logging wins or crowning champions. It was about girls playing hockey and it was a hit.

          Tight matches highlight soccer invitational

          Organizers of the Yukon Brewing Invitational soccer tournament did a bang-up job balancing out teams from a hodgepodge of players last week.

          Subzero digs titles at Yukon club championships

          It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone — Yukon’s Subzero rep teams picked up titles at the Pepsi Yukon Club Volleyball Championships over the weekend.

          Manta, Domino’s win squash league titles

          The Squash Yukon league wrapped up with some close battles in one division and some less close battles in the other last week.

          Girls hockey celebrated with Whitehorse jamboree

          It wasn’t about logging wins or crowning champions. It was about girls playing hockey and it was a hit.