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Local lacrosse players dominate Grande Prairie

The Fort St. John Box Lacrosse players dominated the Grande Prairie Thrashers on Sunday. In their first time playing out of town competitors at the Enerplex, the Fort St. John Tykes won their game 5-3 over the Thrashers.

Royals still perfect after doubleheader-win in Grimshaw

After getting a five-inning 11-0 win over Cecil Lake's Norwest Thunder Friday night at Dawson Creek's Harry Morrow Ball Park, the Beaverlodge Royals went on the road and picked up their fourth and fifth wins of the season in Grimshaw Sunday afternoon

More running, cycling pay off

Spending a bit more time concentrating on his cycling and running training paid off for Chris Garwah as the 41-year-old cruised to a first-place finish in Sunday morning's Try A Triathlon. "I am trying to defy the aging process," joked Garwah.

DC Rage take McCallum first overall

Dawson Creek's Tyson McCallum is the top draft pick in the North American Hockey League and, fittingly enough, he was selected by the Rage, his hometown hockey team that will begin its inaugural season in September.

Short day at the races: low car count at Taylor Speedway season opener

The Thunder in the Valley was little more than a soft rumble at the first stock car races at the Taylor Speedway this weekend. There were no more than four cars in each of the final races on both Saturday and Sunday.

Norwest Thunder slowly improving

Every time the Cecil Lake Norwest Thunder play a game, they get a little better. They lost 11-0 against the Beaverlodge Royals Friday. Tyson Bell and Troy Viens pitched for the Thunder with Scott Gill getting the win for the Royals.

Young Royals face even younger Thunder and Huskies

Finally, Dawson Creek ball players aren't the only youngsters in the Wheatbelt Baseball League.

U16 boys volleyball team gets best placing of the season at nationals

The Northern British Columbia Volleyball Club's F.S.J. Ice Blue U16 boys volleyball team tied for fifth place at the 15U/16U Canadian West Open in Calgary over the weekend. This is their highest placing of the season.

Quick-study Kodiaks

Two years into the Kodiaks' spring hockey program and the coaches and parents say they couldn't be more pleased with the progress of the team.

Local picked in WHL Bantam draft

Though Fort St. John's Jade McMullen had to move to Edmonton for his hockey career, the 15-year-old is representing his community very well.