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Bert Bowes girls take third in Jr. Pow Wow

The local Grade 9 volleyball teams competed in the 15th annual Jr. Pow Wow Invitational over the weekend. The Bert Bowes Middle School girls' team finished in third place in the 28-team tournament held at Grande Prairie Composite High School.

Krista Cowie qualifies for Arnold Amateur

Fort St. John will once again be on the world stage this spring. Local fitness competitor Krista Cowie has been accepted to compete in the Arnold Amateur IFBB International Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure and Bikini Championship in March 2011.

NPSS junior squad second in zone

Second place in the zone championship is a great accomplishment for the North Peace Secondary School Grade 10 boys volleyball team, especially since there were barely enough numbers to form a team at the beginning of the season.

Movember for DC's Rage

The Dawson Creek Rage are doing their part in raising awareness of men's health and having a bit of fun at the same time.

Dawson curlers in FSJ finals

Dawson Creek rinks found themselves in both title matches of the Rhyason Contracting, Tidy Trucking and Fort Motors Cash Spiel at the Fort St. John Curling Club this weekend.

Winless Canucks host Rangers

Winless in four starts, the Dawson Creek Canucks are starting to feel the pressure of being the only club in the North Peace Hockey League that has yet to earn a victory this season "It is something that the boys are talking about and something that

Elks adjust to new rules at Ice Breaker Challenge

Eleven Fort St. John Elks speed skaters competed at the Chetwynd Ice Breaker Challenge on Nov. 13 and impressed coach Richard Stickel. It was some of the local athletes' first short-track meet of the season, while it was others' second time.

Oilmen celebrate bonspiel's 50th anniversary

Dudley Wagner and George Soule were at the first Fort St. John Petroleum Association Oilmen's Bonspiel and celebrated the event's 50th anniversary by throwing the first rock during the opening ceremonies Wednesday night.

Season of growth for SPSS junior girls

It was a season of development and growth for the South Peace Secondary School junior girls' volleyball team as the club improved its skills, boosted its self-confidence and wrapped things up at the zone championship this past weekend in Quesnel.

Greasy Chains move indoors for winter workouts

After a spring and summer of riding the Peace Country roads in time trials, hill climbs and long distance road races, the local cyclists are setting their bikes up indoors for the next five or six months of spinning workouts.