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Juniors open season Oct. 1

The Dawson Creek Junior Canucks will open the 2010-2011 Northwest Junior Hockey League regular season Friday, Oct. 1 when they visit the Grande Prairie Wheelers in the Coca-Cola Centre for the first match of their 35-game schedule.

Hockey school set for late August

The annual Dawson Creek Minor Hockey Association's school, which has become an end-of-summer and beginning-of-the-hockey-season tradition, is slated this year for Aug. 23-27.

Rage's schedule has team opening at home

The Dawson Creek Rage will open the 2010-11 North American Hockey League season Sept. 23 at the EnCana Events Centre, but not before the local Jr. A team travels east to play in the league's "showcase games" a week earlier in the Minneapolis area.

Cariboo-North East wins 43 medals, four from Fort St. John

The Cariboo-North East zone won 43 medals at the BC Summer Games in Langley at the end of July and four Fort St. John residents contributed to that total.

Dirt biking an uphill battle

Muddy hills and rough terrain led to a wild day of riding in the Mud Creek Cross Country Dirt Bike Race in Taylor on Saturday.

Rage announce 2 more committed players

With the start of North American Hockey League action a month and a half away, and the exhibition season a mere month from now, the Dawson Creek Rage are making almost daily announcements as more players commit to playing for the lone Canadian club i

Moore climbs standings after last 2 paydays

Two weeks before Clayton Moore will be back in the Peace Country and performing in front of his home-town fans at the Dawson Creek rodeo, the Pouce Coupe cowboy is coming off a strong weekend that earned him almost $2,500.

Emperor's Challenge numbers up 60 per cent

Organizers of the 2010 Emperor's Challenge say they are seeing a record number of participants enter the half-marathon mountain race slated for Aug. 7 on Babcock Mountain.

Burridge represents Fort St. John at Western Elites

Fort St. John volleyball has had some strong female representation in recent years, but now young men are stepping onto the court on the Western stage.

North Stars win provincials

The Fort St. John North Stars Pee Wee fastball team returned home as provincial champions. A very proud coach Kelly Kassian said it was really cool to see his team win, especially with a 10-1 win over Richmond at the Pee Wee C provincial in Langford.
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