A Hay River couple with close ties to the Humboldt Broncos has launched a fundraising campaign to help the team in the wake of the tragic bus accident in April.
People across Canada were shocked and saddened by the April 6 accident that killed 16 people and injured 13, but the tragedy in Saskatchewan hit close to home for Brian and Cheryl Stewart. Read More
For the first time in a long time, the winner of the men’s title at the Arctic Shoot-Out basketball tournament is not from Yellowknife. Read More
Unlike Junior Super Soccer, Yellowknife doesn’t always have its way when it comes to Senior Super Soccer. Read More
What do you do when you have money? You flaunt it, of course. Read More
Hay River’s Gavin Broadhead has won a prestigious competition – talent identification testing, actually – that may start him on the way to a brand-new athletic career. Read More
Jonah Bevington selected by Portland Winterhawks in fifth round of Western Hockey League Bantam Draft
Another Western Hockey League Bantam Draft, another Yellowknife player gets selected.
Potential Volleyball Club’s 15U girls snag silver medal in Division 5 at Alberta Volleyball 15U Provincial Championships
There’s this thing about losing just one game in a tournament. You don’t want it to happen in the final.
That’s what happened to the Potential Volleyball Club’s 15U girls this past weekend but they’re just fine with it. Read More
There’s a very good chance Devin Madsen will end up winning everything there is to win in terms of squash at the Yellowknife Racquet Club this season.
If you’ve been around soccer long enough, you will no doubt have run into Mike Doyle and Vivian Hansen along the way. The two long-time volunteers from Yellowknife have been involved in just about everything there is to do when it comes to the sport in the NWT. Read More
You ever cut into a durian fruit? I haven’t but from all accounts, I’ll take a pass, especially after reading about what happened at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Read More
A pair of Hay River hockey athletes will be taking their talents east after being selected to play at the 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in Membertou, N.S.
Chandelle Leonard, 14, and Tyrell Wilgosh, 18, have been named to Team North’s female and male squads respectively. Read More
Like so many others across the country, Daniel McKitrick, formerly of Coral Harbour, was shocked and saddened to tears when he heard the devastating news of the crash involving the team bus of the Humboldt Broncos that claimed the lives of 16 people on April 6. Read More
Daniel McKitrick, 20, formerly of Coral Harbour, added another championship to his hockey resume as the Steinbach Pistons captured the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) title with a 2-1 victory over the Virden Oil Capitals in Virden, Man., on April 21. Read More
Last year, William McDonald School very nearly swept the board in Junior Super Soccer, winning five of the six banners up for grabs.
They didn’t win five this time around but they were still the dominant school at this year’s tournament.
We say it can’t happen here, right? And then it happens. Read More
Soccer players from Ecole Boreale had a great showing at a recent tournament in Fort Simpson. Read More
We’ve all made ice, haven’t we?
Grab a tray, pour some water in it, let it freeze and you have frozen dihydrogen oxide. H2O as we call it because we’ve all forgotten Grade 9 chemistry and I’m not about to pull out my periodic table. Helium is still the second-lightest in terms of atomic weight, right? Read More
Editor’s note: Jon Howe bids farewell to the Wade Hamer Hockey League season, better known as WIMPS. As he does every season, he gave us some laughs about the goings-on within the mediocre section of the hockey-playing universe in Yellowknife and is in need of a well-deserved summer off.
Pay special attention to the final two paragraphs – you may find something you like. Read More
I have very few sporting idols I look up to. Read More