Arctic Edge skaters earn medals to end season

Four Yukon skaters returned from the 2006 Victoria Day Interclub Competition in White Rock, BC last week with tremendous results.

Four Yukon skaters returned from the 2006 Victoria Day Interclub Competition in White Rock, BC last week with tremendous results.

Kevin Caron wrapped up a successful season, placing first and third respectively in the pre-novice men’s short and long program events.

Teneil Caron placed first in the silver interpretive, 11th in pre-novice short group two and 12th in pre-novice ladies long group one.

Rachel Pettit placed second in pre-preliminary ladies nine-and-under group one and fifth in pre-introductory interpretive.

Chantal Emond placed sixth in gold interpretive, 11th in the pre-novice ladies short program group one and seventh in pre-novice ladies long program group two.

These results follow on the heels of the biggest competition of the year for the club.

Twenty-six skaters travelled to the Vancouver Island Skate International Competition in Parksville, BC. Arctic Edge skaters came home with a whopping 33 medals.

Highlights include Samantha Jarvis, who came home with three gold medals, and Rachel Pettitt, with two gold and two bronze.

In between these two events skaters prepared for and performed for judges at the year-end test day.

In total, 32 dance, skills, freeskate and interpretive tests were successfully completed by Arctic Edge Skaters.

Whitehorse Minor Soccer

Under-16 (Thursday)

Norline 5

Colad Laser Esthetics 3

Tanner Coyne scored twice for Norline, while MVP Scott McWhinnie, Nick Fabbro-Swizdaryk and Cosenti Graf Smith added singles.

Replying for Colad were Grayden Ferguson, with a pair, and Lee Hawkings. Grayden Ferguson took MVP honours.

Under-13 (Thursday)

Irving Collision 5

New West Technologies 3

Robin Smith’s two goals led the scoring for Irving Collision, while Kyle Bowers, Ian Wintemute and Chris Vance booted goals as well. Odette Rivard was Irving’s player of the game.

Cameron Weeks scored all three New West goals, and Linea Eby was the top player.

Versatile Rentals 4

Intersport 4

Adrian Hawkings, Joel Brennan, Jake Jacobs and Ale Adamek scored for the Rentals, and Jennifer MacKeigan was named MVP.

Intersport’s Tayo Adamek scored two, Kelsy Schmit and MVP Theron Richards added singles.

Whitehorse Motors 6

ReMax 5

Whitehorse Motors’ Brett Ens and Caleb Kelly both kicked for two goals, and Travis Rivest and Thomas Mills added singles to deliver the win.

William Thompson got the hat trick for ReMax, and Kyle Risby added a pair.

Under-10 (Wednesday)

The Deli 3

Fire-Trol Canada 3

Fire-Trol’s Samantha Burgis made a hat trick, with The Deli’s Craig Berube (two goals) and Jorey Bauer answering each goal to tie the game.

Berube was The Deli’s MVP, while Kyle Lowes got the honours for Fire-Trol.

Great Northern Oil 2

Arctic Respiratory Services 1

In addition to the two goals scored by Tanner Borsa, Great Northern Oil won with a good defence. MVP was Trygg Jensen. Dylan Reed scored for Arctic Respiratory Services and the MVP was Jessie Jacobs.

Under-eight MVPs (Thursday)

Northerm — Benjamin Janson and Sean Clarke

Aon Reed Stenhouse — Quinn Pierce for goaltending and Bryton Brown

Tailer Construction — Reed Philpott and Colin Fink

Budget Rental Car — Levi Johnson and Hannah Pater

Northern Denture Clinic — Jarrett Peterson and Kelcy Armstrong

Peak Fitness — Mackenezie Shaw and Alexandra Maltais

Soccer Tots top kickers (Thursday)

Team Tim Hortons:  Best players tonight were Aaron Rich for his excellent passing ability and Grace Sheardown-Waugh for her sportsmanship and great big smile.

Yukon Energy

Haeckel Hill Run

The race started on the road by Icy Waters — off the Fish Lake Road and climbed 7.2 kilometres to the top of Haeckel Hill.

Despite temperatures that were much colder than usual, 25 runners and walkers took in the Yukon Energy Haeckel Hill Run this Saturday.

The runners and walkers found the cool temperatures great for the ascent up the hill. The first to the top of the hill was Ray Sabo in a time of 39:03, the first female up the hill was Angela Sabo in a time of 52:29.

Top finishers:

Female run   

1st Angela Sabo, 52:29

2nd Janet Clarke, 52:42

3rd Jodi Gustafson, 54:58

Male run

1st Ray Sabo, 39:03

2nd Rodney Hulstein, 39:22

3rd John Parry, 41:59

Female walk

1st Arlene Ogden, 1:01:56

2nd Tanya Astika, 1:01:56

3rd Bonnie Love, 1:03:28

Male walk

1st Tony Kaytor, 1:16:24

Mountainview

Men’s commercial golf

Standings as of May 25 (two

rounds):

1st P&M Recycling -16

2nd The Chain Gang -15

3rd Emco Foreskins -15

4th Low Net -14

5th Matco Transporation -13

6th Whitehorse Business

Machines -12

7th Missing Links -11

8th Olson Construction -10

9th Feature Foods -10

10th Yukon Tire Mechancial -10

11th Roadhouse Bar & Grill -9

12th Northwestel -9

13th Mackay & Partners -8

14th Norline Coaches -8

15th Northerm -8

16th Shoppers Drug -6

17th Airline Inn -6

18th Totaltrac Yukon -5

19th Talmark/Sit Easy -5

20th RoadHouse Offsales -4

21st Triple “J” Services -4

22nd Irving Collision -4

23rd NuWay Crushing -4

24th Kal Tire -4

25th Casa Loma Motel -3

26th Campion Macdonald -3

27th Skookum Asphalt -0

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