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Fish Lake musher grinds out win at mid distance race

Marine Gastard and her team had home-trail advantage over the weekend and it served them well.

Frotten golden in Calgary as Canada Games near

Whitehorse's Jessica Frotten was back on track, literally and figuratively, over the weekend.

Nine goals not enough for Molars

Molars' Laurie Malo should invite his wife and kids to more of his games. With loved ones in attendance, Malo gave a Darryl-Sittler-like performance, accumulating eight points with four goals and four assists.

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          Warrior teams still looking for first win

          The way things are playing out so far this Super Volley season, tonight could likely be the last chance for the FH Collins Warrior teams to pickup a win at home.

          Dawsonite fastest in Riders race

          Francis Bouffard was the fastest getting down the hill at the RBC Riders race on Sunday at Mt. Sima, but he was the slowest getting home. He lives in Dawson City. The 15-year-old Dawsonite narrowly captured first place at the second RBC Riders of the season.

          First timers win Adventure Challenge

          Simply going by their resumes, Ryan Burlingame and Aliye Tuzlak went into the Yukon Adventure Challenge as strong contenders, even if it was their first adventure race.

          Painting wasted dreams

          Strange fascinations can lead to evocative art works. Andrea Kastner’s painting exhibition The Waste Land, currently showing at the ODD Gallery in Dawson City, is a strong example of how powerful work can emerge.

          Yukon Brewing raises Cochrane Cup

          The Yukon Brewing Football Club is on a three-year plan and it's really panning out well. Since being assembled last year, the over-35 team has won two Outside tournaments in two attempts.

          Turbo charged Yukoners top Alcan 200

          For 36-year-old Jason Adams, the Alcan 200 is a race in a league all its own. And he should know; the Whitehorse resident raced professionally for eight years.

          Two players win triple gold at badminton championships

          Watson Lake's Jason Carlson in the open division and Whitehorse's Peter Jensen in the U16 division won golds in singles, doubles and mixed doubles at the tournament held at Porter Creek Secondary School.

          Yukon golfers heading to BC Championships

          Whitehorse's Phil Mullin is getting back into the swing of things -- hopefully without hooks and slices. "I didn't think I'd play seriously this summer," said Mullin. "But the opportunity came up and I happened to play well enough to get in.

          Novice Canucks plow through Senators

          The Canucks caught fire for 20 minutes in the championship game, making two other periods rather inconsequential.

          Paddlers have a gas at Chili and Bean race

          Dan Girard, who finished first in the Chili and Bean Race with Tim Hodgson, was halfway through being interviewed when he heard the news.

          Repeat winners at second VeloNorth time trial

          The second VeloNorth time trial had the same pair of firsts on Wednesday.

          Mustangs, Wolfpack clash at Air North Challenge

          Capital city hockey teams collided at the first annual Air North Hockey Challenge over the weekend in Whitehorse.

          Polarettes crack top 10 at western championships

          Members of Whitehorse's Polarettes Gymnastics Club stuck the landing in single digits at the Western Canada Gymnastics Championships in Saskatoon, Sask., on Thursday.

          Huskies to face Bonnyville in season openers this weekend

          The long march to the Coy Cup will begin with a bit of a steep climb for the Whitehorse Huskies this weekend. The Whitehorse AA senior men’s hockey team will kick off the season in a two-game series against the Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs.

          Nishikawa, Johnsgaard selected for world championships

          Two more Whitehorse skiers have been added to Canadian world championships teams, bringing the total to four.

          Team event showcases Yukon badminton skills

          Yukon came last in the Canada Winter Games team badminton event, but you wouldn’t know it talking to coach Mike Muller.

          White Wolf fighters battle to gold in Alberta

          The Company of the White Wolf is really carving out a name for itself. The Yukon medieval combat group went undefeated in three disciplines at the Battle of Brooks.