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Local plays volleyball for Canada

Fort St. John's Dana Cranston has certainly had a summer to remember - she's been training with the national volleyball B team. "It's a really big honour.

Soccer campers stoked to learn new skills

There's an invasion of soccer players at Bert Ambrose Elementary School this week. The University of Victoria Vikes Soccer Camp is in town teaching local kids the finer points of the beautiful game. The camp has been travelling to Fort St.

Royals shut out Rage in Game 1

The Beaverlodge Royals shut out the Rycroft Rage 2-0 last night in a hard-fought Game 1 of their Wheatbelt Baseball League playoff series. Royals player-coach Andrew Nash forecasted playoff baseball accurately when he said defense wins ball games.

Dreher reflects on U.S. Women's Open

"Playing in the U.S. Women's Open was one of the greatest golf moments in my life," said local Kirby Dreher. Dreher has been tearing up the greens across the United States, Canada and Mexico in her first year as a pro, even competing at the 65th U.S.

Allen Lafleur's Tournament of Hope brings help to local families

Allen's Lafleur's Tournament of Hope was back in action at the Taylor ball diamonds this weekend.

Cora Lee wins Mini Stock Challenge

It came down to three points, but Cora Lee beat out Aaron Tubbs for first place at the second annual Mini Stock Challenge at the Taylor Speedway on Sunday.

Summer basketball camp cancelled

Despite Margaret Olsen's best efforts, there won't be a basketball camp in Fort St. John this August. Olsen, with Fort St.

Local thrilled with Stampede buckle

Glenn Stewart never thought he'd compete in the Calgary Stampede, let alone win a buckle. But now the horseman from Baldonnel can add winning the Cowboy Up Challenge to his list of accomplishments.

Thunder close out season with loss to Rycroft, happy with improvement

The Cecil Lake Norwest Thunder took a 9-2 loss to the Rycroft Rage in their last Wheatbelt Baseball League game of the season last night. Thunder player/coach Kevin Bell said it was a positive that the team made it to seven innings and got two runs.

Royals ready for playoffs

The Beaverlodge Royals finished their season and reflected on it after taking both games in their doubleheader with the Grimshaw Huskies last weekend. The Royals took the first game 14-1 as Devin Letorneau pitched a complete game for the win.