Bevan Hamilton

Rupert Rampage forward Craig Munro waits out Kitimat defender Jeremy Brady before firing the puck on goalie Shahar Moudahi during Saturday night’s 12-0 Prince Rupert win. The Rampage also beat the Ice Demons 5-0 on Friday night.

VIDEO and Story: Rampage perfect in shutout weekend

The Prince Rupert Rampage kicked off 2017 by achieving something the team has never done, posting back-to-back shutouts.

Rupert Rampage forward Craig Munro waits out Kitimat defender Jeremy Brady before firing the puck on goalie Shahar Moudahi during Saturday night’s 12-0 Prince Rupert win. The Rampage also beat the Ice Demons 5-0 on Friday night.
Tanveen Sahdra trains at Red Shadow Boxing and Fitness every day — sometimes twice a day in the hopes of one day becoming a real fighter.

VIDEO and Story: MVP — Tanveen Sahdra, Fighting for every punch

Tanveen Sahdra is a Prince Rupert boxer-in-training with hopes of becoming a real fighter one day.

Tanveen Sahdra trains at Red Shadow Boxing and Fitness every day — sometimes twice a day in the hopes of one day becoming a real fighter.

Sports Briefs: Jan. 11

Brief sports stories from around the Prince Rupert area

Former Rupert swimmer Avery Movold is up for an award for her outstanding 2016 season.

Former Rupert athlete up for prestigious award

Avery Movold, a former Prince Rupert swimming star, has been nominated for a prestigious award in Prince George.

Former Rupert swimmer Avery Movold is up for an award for her outstanding 2016 season.
Juliana Marshall was the excited winner of Rainbow Chrysler’s $20

VIDEO: Rupert woman wins Rainbow Chrysler’s $20K draw

Juliana Marshall was the excited winner of Rainbow Chrysler’s $20,000 draw in December.

Juliana Marshall was the excited winner of Rainbow Chrysler’s $20
Trinity Stegavig of the Seawolves and Toryn Daniels of Hazelton watch the puck in the corner. Rupert took the silver medal and Hazelton settled for third.

Seawolves nab silver in Bantam House tourney

The Bantam House Seawolves settled for silver in last weekend’s tournament in Prince Rupert.

Trinity Stegavig of the Seawolves and Toryn Daniels of Hazelton watch the puck in the corner. Rupert took the silver medal and Hazelton settled for third.
Nancy Golinia poses with volunteer Iris

VIDEO: Wildlife Shelter — New Year, New Needs

Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter has several items on its wish list for 2017.

Nancy Golinia poses with volunteer Iris
Kyler Reece embraces his five-foot-nine under-sized status with the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack.

VIDEO and Story: Underdog Reece proving his mettle

It’s always been an uphill climb for Prince Rupert baller and former Rainmaker Kyler Reece.

Kyler Reece embraces his five-foot-nine under-sized status with the Thompson Rivers University Wolfpack.
Sarah McChesney wears the orange and black Wolfpack colours now

VIDEO and Story: Swimming was my love

Sarah McChesney might be Prince Rupert’s biggest fan, but it’s only because the community has always been hers.

Sarah McChesney wears the orange and black Wolfpack colours now

Sports Briefs: Dec. 21

Brief sports stories from around the Prince Rupert region.

Cindy Morrison

Recreation for all

The Recreation Access Program eliminates financial barriers for people to get involved in sports.

Cindy Morrison
Rupert Rampage defenceman Marcus Atchison takes a break from skating to pose with James Bradley Roberts during the Skate with the Rampage on Dec. 11. The team spent an hour skating with Rupert kids and signing autographs. Admission for the event was a food item to be donated to the Salvation Army.

Seasonal Rampage

Rupert Rampage defenceman Marcus Atchison takes a break from skating to pose with James Bradley Roberts

Rupert Rampage defenceman Marcus Atchison takes a break from skating to pose with James Bradley Roberts during the Skate with the Rampage on Dec. 11. The team spent an hour skating with Rupert kids and signing autographs. Admission for the event was a food item to be donated to the Salvation Army.
Leo Rutherford bought a boat in June and now he can be seen many times every week on the water with his surf board

VIDEO and Story – Chasing Waves: MVP of the Week, Leo Rutherford

Prince Rupert's Leo Rutherford is a surfing enthusiast, finding time to catch waves whenever possible.

Leo Rutherford bought a boat in June and now he can be seen many times every week on the water with his surf board
The 1946-2002 Rainmakers are the alumni tournament champions once again

VIDEO and Story: Elder Rainmakers’ dynasty continues

It’s a different year, but the same champions as always in the Rainmakers Alumni Tournament at Charles Hays Secondary School on the weekend.

The 1946-2002 Rainmakers are the alumni tournament champions once again
Rupert Rampage captain Jared Meers

VIDEO and Story: Late Rampage rally falls short

The Rupert Rampage stumbled into the Christmas break with a 5-3 loss on Saturday night to the Smithers Steelheads.

Rupert Rampage captain Jared Meers
Ben Rabel and Quinn Leighton defend against the Handsworth Royals during last week's No Regrets tournament in Vancouver.

Sports Briefs: Dec. 14

No Regrets Basketball Tournament, ANBT teams make the cut and more

Ben Rabel and Quinn Leighton defend against the Handsworth Royals during last week's No Regrets tournament in Vancouver.
Eric Lees

Youth soccer updates

Prince Rupert Youth Soccer Association (PRYSA) held its annual general meeting last month and several updates came out of that.

Eric Lees
Mason DiLeta has been training at Prince Rupert Taekwondo and Martial Arts Centre since he was five-years-old. Now

VIDEO and Story: Rupert’s martial artist

Mason DiLeta has been practicing taekwondo in Prince Rupert since he was five years old.

Mason DiLeta has been training at Prince Rupert Taekwondo and Martial Arts Centre since he was five-years-old. Now
Mia Grant looks for an open Rainmaker during Saturday’s playday against Skeena. Charles Hays won two games

Rainmakers double up

The junior girls Rainmakers beat Skeena 64-29 and Hazelton 34-23 on Saturday at the CHSS gym.

Mia Grant looks for an open Rainmaker during Saturday’s playday against Skeena. Charles Hays won two games
Several teams wore ‘No LNG’ T-shirts at last year’s All Native Basketball Tournament

No LNG at All Native

If the ANBT executives have their way, there will be no mixing basketball with politics at February’s tournament.

Several teams wore ‘No LNG’ T-shirts at last year’s All Native Basketball Tournament