Gathering of the sporting minds
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - It's time for the territorial sport organizations (TSO) and Sport North to have its annual get-together and it all begins on May 28 at the Explorer Hotel.
The Sport North annual general meeting will see all 30 TSO's and Sport North's board of directors and staff meet to go over the pressing issues during the past 12 months as well as talk about upcoming issues and events.
There will also be the usual AGM-related things, such as the financial health of the federation, election of officers to the board and any other new business.
Canada Summer Games boys hit the road
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The NWT's best U16 boys basketball players will be hard at this weekend in Edmonton as they hit the road for the Volvo of Edmonton Hoops Showcase, which begins this afternoon.
The boys will get three games in the round-robin followed by the playoffs with the finals happening on Sunday, should the boys get that far.
Following that, the team will make their way to Camrose, Alta., for the annual Boys All-Territory Basketball Camp, which begins on Monday.
Honouring the best
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - In addition to the annual general meeting, Sport North will be handing out its annual awards on the evening of May 28.
The awards include Team of the Year, Official of the Year and the various Athletes of the Year, among others being given out.
The winners have already been notified and will be in attendance to receive their honours. Tickets for the banquet can be obtained by contacting the Sport North office.