Sports

Bell positioned to be tops in the world

Since mid-summer, Watson Lake's Zach Bell has firmly established himself as Canada's best track cyclist, winning four golds at the nationals and a bronze at the Commonwealth Games.

Carson three peats at Victoria Marathon

The eight-kilometre run at the Victoria Marathon starts at 7:15 a.m., so there are’t as many spectators out that early to cheer on those runners.

Mt. Sima projects on schedule, budget

There are currently two major construction projects underway at the ski resort, the installation of a new chairlift and the construction of an adventure park, and both are on schedule and on budget.

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          Rapids club lives up to its name

          If the Whitehorse Rapids Speed Skating Club were to change its name, the Whitehorse Increasingly Rapid Speed Skating Club would be apt.

          Rivalry continues in Yukon Tennis Championships

          Usually finals at the Yukon Tennis Championships are best of three sets, instead of shorter first-to-eight pro sets used in earlier rounds.

          Girls drop leads against PEI

          If they were realistic, hopes were not too high in their opening games against Alberta and Manitoba this week in the Canada Summer Games.

          Yukon orienteerers in control at westerns

          As the Yukon Orienteering Association prepared to host the Western Canadian Orienteering Championships, executives selected two new maps and a third not used in years.

          Crusaders still undefeated

          Both of the Crusaders senior volleyball teams have finished the Super Volley regular season undefeated, beating the FH Collins Warriors teams at Vanier Catholic Secondary on Thursday.

          Poop gets scooped

          They are cute. They are domesticated. And every once in a while one might get you your morning newspaper. But they poo.

          Roadhouse stages comeback for spot in finals

          As the two top-ranked teams took to the field, neither was facing elimination, but they were playing for a cushy ride to the finals. In the first playoff game for the Whitehorse Fastpitch League at the Pepsi Centre on Sunday.

          Snowshoers stomp the competition

          With every competitor wearing identical, traditionally style snowshoes made from wood and gut, there are few advantages to be had.

          Crusader teams advance over Warriors

          They took different routes, but in the end the two Vanier Crusader senior teams - both the second seeds - advanced to Friday's Super Volley finals with wins over the FH Collins Warriors, Thursday evening at Vanier Catholic Secondary.

          Nishikawa and Johnsgaard win warmest ski race of the year

          The Subway 5K Race Series sprinted to the end of its final event Tuesday evening, with 30 skiers lined up in the ski stadium to complete a 2.

          Melvin McNutt rides to fifth at his first nationals

          Max Melvin-McNutt's first national championship came long after it should have. Free of broken bones this time around, the Whitehorse snowboarder made his first nationals a good one.

          Abbott sprints to 47th at U23 worlds

          The longest sprint race so far this season for Whitehorse's Colin Abbott has also been the most important. The 22-year-old Team Canada skier placed 47th out of 72 skiers in the 1.

          Yukoners burn up the B.C. snowboard scene

          Two Yukon snowboarders have been sliding, flying and speeding to strong results down south lately.

          Crusaders defeat top Alberta teams

          If the Vanier Crusaders senior boys volleyball team were from an Alberta school, they would be one of the top teams in the province, says Crusaders head coach Russ Tait.

          Missed opportunity ends Team Yukon run at mixed nationals

          One shot could have made all the difference for Team Yukon at the 2014 Canadian Mixed Curling Championship in Ottawa last week.

          Studio 204 mounts a unique retrospective for its final hurrah (for now)

          Scott Price is a pack rat. For the past 45 years the Whitehorse sculptor has kept every scrap of paper he’s doodled on — no matter…

          Emily Nishikawa nears spot on Sochi team

          Emily Nishikawa has taken a large stride towards landing a spot on Canada's Olympic team.