Sled dogs set to run at Carbon Hill

The 14th running of the Carbon Hill Sled Dog Race is set for Saturday, January 19 at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre on Annie Lake Road.

The 14th running of the Carbon Hill Sled Dog Race is set for Saturday, January 19 at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre on Annie Lake Road.

Six different races make up the event, with something for every musher — young or old, amateur or professional.

Last year’s races drew more than 40 entrants.

This year’s purse is up to $1,500 for the main 48-kilometre race.

This year’s races are:

48-kilometre dogsled, six to eight dogs

16-kiometre dogsled, four to six dogs

48-kilometre skijor, two to four dogs

10-kilometre skijor, one to two dogs

3-kilometre junior dogsled race, two to three dogs

200-metre children’s race, one dog

Registration forms are available at Duffy’s Pet Store and The Feed Store.

Mushers racing in the 48-kilometre sled or skijor and 16-kilometre sled should register between 8:30 and 9 a.m. A mandatory musher’s meeting will be held at 9 a.m., followed by the 48-kilometre start at 10 a.m.

Ten-kilometre skijor racers will need to register at 11:30 a.m., and children and juniors can register at 1 p.m.

A potluck awards dinner will follow at 4:30pm at the Community Centre.

Sport fishing

The Alaska department of Fish and Game announced the 2007 sport fishing bag and possession limits for king salmon in the Southeast Alaska and Yakutat will remain in effect through the spring of 2008.

The regulations are : Alaska residents — bag and possession limit of three king salmon 28 inches in length or greater, no annual limit; non-residents — bag and possession limit of one king salmon 28 inches in length or greater, annual limit of four king salmon 28 inches in length or greater; anglers may use two rods from January through March, when fishing for king salmon.

These regulations apply in all marine waters of southeast Alaska unless otherwise announced.

Under the Southeast King Salmon Management Plan, bag and possession limits and other measures for the coming year are based on the prior year’s abundance index. The 2008 abundance index is expected by May 1, 2008. At that time, management measure for the remainder of 2008 will be announced.

Whitehorse Oldtimers Hockey League

Sunday results:

Firth Rangers 5

AON Flames 4

The Rangers spread the scoring around as they edged past the Flames, with goals from Carl Burgess, Dean Klassen, Ron Sumanik, Joel Witten and Derrick Hines.

Stu Mackay led the scoring for the Flames, with a pair of goals, and Dean Farragher and Wade Harrison scored as well.

Yukon Inn 3

Edgewater Hotel 0

Mike Hawkins led the Yukon Inn to victory with a shutout performance in the net, he was helped out with two goals from Brian Boorse and a goal from Mike Blower.

Whitehorse Recreational Hockey League

Sunday results:

Roadhouse 4

Yukon Appliance Agitators 3

Clayton Thomas netted a pair of goals for the Roadhouse, and so did Darren VanLangen. Yukon Appliance’s scorers were Rob Wells Daryn Leas and Wyatt Drift.

Sports North 5

Narrow Gauge Contracting 5Rob Hill led the Sports North squad with a pair of goals, and Dustin Slonski, Scott Palfreyman and Ken Olson scored as well. Narrow Gauge kept things even with two goals from Andrew Johnson, and goals from Adrian Bergman, Scott MacDonald and Milo Jordan.

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