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New high school rodeo divisions working well

Splitting B.C.'s high school rodeo circuit into two divisions turned out to be a great idea, say those who run the organization, as well as those who compete in it.

Despite long season, Thunder making strides

The 1-17 Norwest Thunder may lose every game but one in the Wheatbelt Baseball League this season, but the team based out of Cecil Lake is playing more for the experience than worrying about a winning record and bragging rights.

Early lead, mercy-rule finish

After losing 6-1 to Rycroft a week ago and forfeiting two games to Peace River over the weekend, the Beaverlodge Royals made sure they weren't going to give up four in a row and sunk their teeth into the Norwest Thunder Wednesday evening at Harry Mor

Readman, Ginter strong on mound, at plate

Dawson Creek's David Readman and Jason Ginter are leading both offensively and defensively in the North Peace Midget Hurricanes' run to the provincial championship.

4 DC players leaving mark on 'Canes

The four Dawson Creek players on the North Peace Hurricanes have certainly made their presence felt this season as the team works its way through the seeding tournaments in the lead-up to the Baseball Alberta's Bantam AA championships.

DC Rage invite 3 teams to Face-Off Fever 2

Dawson Creek Rage fans will get their first look at the city's new Jr. A team when it tunes up against three other Canadian Jr. A teams in Face-Off Fever 2 just weeks before the local squad begins taking on U.S.

Black Sox pull plug on final 3 games of season

The gravely ill Paladin Black Sox have finally been put out of their misery. The struggling Fort St.

Royals in need of win after forfeits

After surrendering first place in the Wheatbelt Baseball League for no other reason than the team couldn't get enough players together for a road trip to Peace River Sunday, the Beaverlodge Royals are hoping enough players show up to better the visit

As predicted, no pitching problems

Turns out, pitching hasn't been a problem for the Dawson Creek-based Beaverlodge Royals this season, unlike in the past when the local senior men's baseball team struggled to find enough pitchers to maintain a regular rotation.

2 DC athletes look ahead to 2011 B.C. finals

Dawson Creek will have two competitors in next year's provincial figure and fitness competition in the Lower Mainland.
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