Bowlers set for nationals
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Team NWT will be departing for St. John's this coming Monday for the Canadian Open 5 Pin Bowling Championships.
The territory is entered in the singles and mixed competitions; Kim Bailey and Steve O'Brien will fly the flag in the women's and men's singles draws respectively.
The mixed team consists of Yellowknifers Patrice O'Hara, Kyla Cherwaty, Shereen Naidoo, Cole Bouchard, and Steve Jamieson, and Glen Wallington of Hay River.
Both sets of competition will begin next Wednesday with several matches over three days. The finals for all divisions will be held on June 1.
Running and biking
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The Yk Multisport Club is back in action this weekend with the Dillon Duathlon on Sunday.
The start and finish line will be the parking lot at Fred Henne Park and will start with a run, followed by a bike, and ending with another run.
There will be two categories – open and recreational – and competitors can enter on their own or in teams of two or three. Registration can be done through the Zone 4 website until 5 p.m. tomorrow.
Track and field prep
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - The last official tune-up for Yellowknife's track and field athletes is set to go on June 1 as the Midnight Sun Track Club will host the 22nd annual Yellowknife Track and Field Meet at William McDonald School Track.
The age categories will range from bantams (Grade 6) to adults and they will be competing in a variety of running, jumping and throwing events.
The top three athletes in each category will receive medals.