Rival high schools face off at Challenge Cup

November 22, 2017 - Yellowknife

Painted faces and colourful banners filled the stands at the 33rd annual Wade Hamer Challenge Cup Wednesday as rival high schools hit the ice.

St. Patrick’s High School and Sir John Franklin High School faced-off at the Multiplex, with students coming out in big numbers to cheer on their respective teams.

Look for full coverage in Friday’s Weekend Yellowknifer.

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Wolfpack senior girls outfit claims victory at Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival

November 21, 2017 - Yellowknife

Defending a title is always tough. Just ask anyone who’s ever done it.

The Yellowknife Wolfpack’s senior girls outfit had that chore at the Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival this past weekend in Calgary and like a good champion does, they came out on top but were pushed to the limit to do it.

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A change of scenery was nice … for a change

November 14, 2017 - Yellowknife

Whenever there’s a big sporting event involving gymnasiums in Yellowknife, there’s a good chance you’ll see the finals held at St. Pat’s and Weledeh Gymnasiums.

After all, it’s a large venue when you combine both gymnasiums and there’s plenty of room for everyone to move and sit to watch, which makes for a great atmosphere.

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Speedskaters Hannah Clark and Wren Acorn play waiting game with national championship qualification

November 9, 2017 - Yellowknife

Speedskaters Wren Acorn and Hannah Clark had fine weekends on the ice at the Canadian Open National Qualifier in Calgary last weekend.

But was it good enough to get them into bigger and better things? The numbers indicate a yes, but nothing has been made official yet.

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