Grab those skis

Groomers should tame the weekend’s big snow dump in a few days. Copper, Dog and Selwyn’s will be groomed Monday morning and Lower Valley…

Groomers should tame the weekend’s big snow dump in a few days.

Copper, Dog and Selwyn’s will be groomed Monday morning and Lower Valley will be packed.

Grooming will continue Monday night and Tuesday with packing and tracksetting on 5K, 10K and Upper Valley. 

Skiers with dogs please observe the dogs-on-leash areas in the ski stadium and around Mount McIntyre. Keep dogs under control at all times.

Please stay right on Dog Trail when ascending the long hill to Harvey’s Hut.

All trails are now in good condition and skiing will be excellent once the trails are groomed.

The trail lights are on for the season. Lights are on Monday to Friday from dusk to 9:30 p.m.

Use Rode Special green for grip.

If slipping, make the grip zone longer or add green wax.

Come to the Sportslodge Wax And Wine on November 24 to learn more about waxing. There will also be information about dressing for the weather.

The wax room is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The ski base is open weekdays 3:30 to 9 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Memberships or day passes required to use the Mount McIntyre trails, available at the ski base. Members please pick up your trail pass at the office.

Jackrabbit program registration is underway until November 30. Leaders are needed.

Free Ski Day November 25, sponsored by Alpine Bakery. Healthy snacks will be provided.

Tracksetting clinic on November 26 at 9 a.m., register by Thursday, November 23.

The Subway 5K Race No. 1 is scheduled for November 29 at 6 p.m. 

For updated trail conditions and event information call the ski club information line 668-7742 or check the website


Minor Hockey

Peewee division (Sunday)

Skookum 5

Yellow Cab 3

It was a “big ice” game at the Canada Games Centre that saw Skookum beat Yellow Cab.

Leading the Skookum charge was a blazing Tyrell Hope who cranked four goals with assists by Rory Gibson and Liam Janke.

Shaun Roberts scored a very sweet goal, assisted by Hope. Netminders Nigel Sinclair-Eckert for Skookum and Lane Davignon for Yellow Cab each made impressive saves on breakaways.

Scoring for Yellow Cab were Austin Smith, Mike Arnold assisted by Spencer Jamieson, and Hannah Wood-Walker on a brilliant unassisted puck play.

Atom division (Sunday)

Gem Gas 5

Cinderwood 1

Gem Gas posted a solid win over Cinderwood, with Alidas Jamnicky netting two goals. Damien Terry, Trygg Terry and Peter Jensen scored as well.

Nylan Duncan scored Cinderwood’s lone goal, assisted by Jack Woodwalker.

Indoor soccer

Under-nine (Thursday)

Coates Services 7

Brouwer Claims Canada 3

Kole Smeeton led the scoring for Coates Services with a hat trick, and Riley Smoler added two. Kayla Armstrong and Hanna Milner scored as well, and the MVP went to Kyle Jacobs.

Brouwer Claims goals were scored by Chris Torgerson and Sam Wintemute, who had a pair. Nikita White was named top player.

Tim Hortons 5

Better Bodies 2

Odessa Beattie and Benjamin Grundmanis each netted two for Tim Hortons, and Damien Terry singled. Luka Van Randen was named MVP.

Meagan Banks and Sean Clarke each singled for Better Bodies, and Hanna Wirth was its player of the game.

Under-13 (Wednesday)

Kal Tire 7

Wintemute Electric 7

A high scoring draw, with Jack Lanigan and Garet Heynen both netting hat tricks for Kal Tire. MVP Katie Lowey added a single.

Wintemute’s Dahria Beatty scored twice, and Charlie Kedziora, Xavier Binette, Josh Hansen, Jenna Blanchette and MVP Jeremy Linville scored as well.

Alpine Bakery 5

Coldwell Banker 5

Kurtis Hills scored three for Coldwell Banker, and Robyn Fortune and MVP Will Parker added a goal each.

Jesse Cebuliak and Kimberly Brown scored two each for the Bakery, Jamie Davignon added one, and Rob Borud took the MVP nod.

Under-15 (Thursday)

Quarton & Sutherland 13

EBA Engineering 3

Both Tanner Coyne and Savanna Marks scored three for Q&S, while Nathan Doiron and David Ratcliff netted a pair each. Sarah Allison, Jonathan Quarton and Adrian Wheeler scored as well, and Amy Andison was named top player.

EBA’s scorers were Robin Smith, with two goals, and Ryan Lane. Janelle Greer took MVP honours.

Coed league (Sunday)

Bocelli’s Pizza 8

Assante 7

Geordo Matechuk and Denny Probizanski netted two each as Bocelli’s edged past Assante. Lara Lewis, Lisa Young, David Atkin and Charlie McLeod added singles. Assante’s Julie Talbot and Greg Morris both scored twice, while Marshall Hatton, Donovan Dias and Andrew Morris scored singles.

Oldtimers league

Sunday results

Medicine Chest 6

Klondyke Dental Molars 4

 Grant Lyon’s two goals led the Chest to victory over the Molars, Jim Giczi and Scott Lowery, Peter Grundmanis and Ed Van Randen scored as well.

Laurie Malo netted two for the Molars, while Bryan Alp and Terry Jackson added singles.

Edgewater Hotel 5

AON Flames 0

Ross Phillips scored a pair for the Hotel, and Lorne Burnett, Doug Tenney and Desan Klassen added singles. Larry Warner and Doug Janzen recorded two assists each. Glen Traverse had the shutout for Edgewater.

Performance Centre Turbos 4

Kilrich 2

Blaine Demchuk led the Turbos with a pair of goals, and Brian Fedoriak and Glen Heinbigner scored as well. Rob Millar helped out with two assists.

Scoring for Kilrich was Wade Harrison and Brian McWatters.

Yukon Inn 5

Firth Rangers 1

The Yukon Inn’s Wayne Crowe and Phil Timpany scored two goals each, and Greg Bull added the fifth, as it thumped the Rangers good.

Phil Borgel had the lone Rangers goal, Tom Amson assisted.

 Dogsled racing

Yukon Brewing Copper Haul Twister

H.Coyne & Sons Race Day (Saturday)

Twenty-two hardy mushers and skijorers braved the cold Saturday for the first of six races in this monthly series.

Here are the results:

Kids Race, 5 kilometres

1st Ben Kinvig, 4-dog sled,


2nd Rachel Kinvig,

4-dog sled, 12:39

3rd Katherine MacKellar,

 4-dog sled, 12:39

 Non-Sled Dog, 5 kilometres

1st Katherine Sandiford,

1-dog ski, 18:00

2nd Michael Pealow,

1-dog ski, 24:06

Copper Haul Twister,

19.3 kilometres

1st Jonathan Lucas,

3-dog ski, 56:42

2nd Luc Tweddell,

4-dog sled, 62:49

3rd Lee Kirkpatrick,

4-dog sled, 62:55

4th Sean Fitzgerald,

4-dog sled, 67:25

5th Dominique Ouleray,

4-dog sled, 70:45

Red lantern winners –

Janet Kellar, 3 dog sled, 89:15, McKenzie Grant, 4 dog sled, 117:47

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