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Brittany Waite may not have a favourite sport

VIDEO and Story – Rupert’s ultra athlete: MVP of the Week, Brittany Waite

Brittany Waite plays five different sports in Prince Rupert and she loves all of them.

Brittany Waite may not have a favourite sport

Sports Briefs: March 29

Brief sports stories from around the Prince Rupert region

The Rainmakers' Ben Rabel has committed to Douglas College.

UPDATED: Rabel commits to Douglas College

Grade 12 Charles Hays Secondary School (CHSS) basketball player Ben Rabel has committed to Douglas College.

The Rainmakers' Ben Rabel has committed to Douglas College.
The Coast Guard is recruiting many new candidates

UPDATED: Coast Guard recruiting new candidates

The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) is looking to hire many new candidates to fill positions across the country, including Prince Rupert.

The Coast Guard is recruiting many new candidates
Donny Edwards is touring northern B.C. as Elvis

The King is coming to the Lester Centre

The King will be coming to Prince Rupert this summer.

Donny Edwards is touring northern B.C. as Elvis
The dragonboat racing season is fast approaching

Rainbow Warriors call for new members

The Prince Rupert dragon boat racing team is recruiting new members for the upcoming season.

The dragonboat racing season is fast approaching
Elly Lowe guards the net for the Prince Rupert Seawolves in a game at the Tier 4 Provincial Championships in Fernie last week. The Seawolves won the silver medal.

Seawolves win silver at provincials

The Peewee Rep Seawolves returned from the Tier 4 Peewee Provincial Championships in Fernie as proud silver medallists last week.

Elly Lowe guards the net for the Prince Rupert Seawolves in a game at the Tier 4 Provincial Championships in Fernie last week. The Seawolves won the silver medal.

Sports Briefs: March 22

Brief sports stories from around the Prince Rupert area

Elly Lowe doesn’t mind the 6 a.m. practices or long workouts as long as she can play hockey with her friends and maybe even one day play in the Olympics.

VIDEO and Story: Olympic-sized dreams, MVP of the Week – Elly Lowe

Elly Lowe plays goalie for the Peewee Rep Seawolves, and she hopes to one day play in the Olympics.

Elly Lowe doesn’t mind the 6 a.m. practices or long workouts as long as she can play hockey with her friends and maybe even one day play in the Olympics.
Rugby fifteens players practice on what is mostly still a snow-covered field as they prepare for the coming high school season.

Sure sign of spring, Rugby Fifteens ready to take Patullo

As winter sports wrap up, spring sports get ready to begin, including rugby fifteens at Charles Hays Secondary School (CHSS).

Rugby fifteens players practice on what is mostly still a snow-covered field as they prepare for the coming high school season.
Bats like this brown bat with fungal growth

On the lookout for diseased bats

Winter has been good for bats in B.C. with no incidents of White-Nose Syndrome (WNS) being reported in the province

Bats like this brown bat with fungal growth
Dance Academy of Prince Rupert dancers

Rupert dancers twirl magic in Prince George

Prince Rupert dancers took their talents to Prince George Dance Festival (PGDF) and came back with several trophies and top three finishes.

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert dancers
Quinn Leighton fights to keep possession of the ball as Lord Byng players try to stop him during the provincial championships in Langley earlier this month. Teammate Dionte Stephens watches carefully

Tough losses sink Rainmakers

A couple of tight losses at the Provincial Championships doomed the Charles Hays Secondary School (CHSS) senior boys basketball team

Quinn Leighton fights to keep possession of the ball as Lord Byng players try to stop him during the provincial championships in Langley earlier this month. Teammate Dionte Stephens watches carefully
Mel Bishop was awarded for his many years as a coach in Prince Rupert with the Ken Wright Memorial Award in Langley.

Bishop wins Ken Wright award for coaching

A Prince Rupert coach, who is renowned province-wide, received some well-earned commendation in Langley last week.

Mel Bishop was awarded for his many years as a coach in Prince Rupert with the Ken Wright Memorial Award in Langley.
Noah Aceto

Seawolves ready for battle

The Peewee Rep Seawolves made the trip to Fernie last week to compete in the Tier 4 provincial championships, which began on Sunday.

Noah Aceto
The Islander Hall Society

Enabling a trip to Vimy…

The Islander Hall Society helps out the Navy League of Canada's Rupert branch sea cadet program with a large donation

The Islander Hall Society
Marc Page

VIDEO and Story – Giving youth a board: MVP of the Week, Marc Page

Marc Page gives back by putting on free snowboarding and skateboarding competitions for Prince Rupert youth.

Marc Page
Prince Rupert’s Jamie Malthus sweeps as his Thomas Ulsrud-inspired-fashioned teammates shout encouragement. The Malthus rink won the C final.

Johnson wins Marine Bonspiel

Terrace’s Jordan Johnson rink captured the 66th edition of the Prince Rupert Curling Club’s Men’s Marine Bonspiel on Sunday.

Prince Rupert’s Jamie Malthus sweeps as his Thomas Ulsrud-inspired-fashioned teammates shout encouragement. The Malthus rink won the C final.
Maddy Niesh performs at the Prince Rupert Skating Club's year-end Ice Gala on Saturday night.

VIDEO: On-ice tribute to Canada (Ice Gala)

The Prince Rupert Skating Club wrapped up its 2016-2017 season with a year-end ice show on Saturday evening.

Maddy Niesh performs at the Prince Rupert Skating Club's year-end Ice Gala on Saturday night.
Jessica Slocombe was named CanSkate Coach of the Year at the Prince Rupert Skating Club’s awards banquet at Nisga’a Hall on Monday night.

Award-winning skaters

The Prince Rupert Skating Club put on its awards banquet on Monday evening to reward the skaters.

Jessica Slocombe was named CanSkate Coach of the Year at the Prince Rupert Skating Club’s awards banquet at Nisga’a Hall on Monday night.