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The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association athletes await their scores during competition in Smithers. (Submitted photo)

Prince Rupert gymnasts roll at Smithers gymnastics competition

Rupert athletes a mainstay on the podium, all qualify for provincials

The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association athletes await their scores during competition in Smithers. (Submitted photo)
Canfisco in Prince Rupert may be the new home for the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)

City to lease space at Canfisco site, PRGA top of list

The Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association has plans to expand their facilities

Canfisco in Prince Rupert may be the new home for the Prince Rupert Gymnastics Association. (Ed Evans / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert Rampage defender Jacob Santurbano (6) chases the puck and Quesnel Kangaroos forward Braiden Epp (21) behind the Rampage goal during a game at the West Fraser Centre on Sunday January 19. Prince Rupert would go on to win the game 4-3. (Sasha Sefter / Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Prince Rupert Rampage roll in Cariboo country

A pair of wins have the Rampage in position to control their own playoff destiny

Prince Rupert Rampage defender Jacob Santurbano (6) chases the puck and Quesnel Kangaroos forward Braiden Epp (21) behind the Rampage goal during a game at the West Fraser Centre on Sunday January 19. Prince Rupert would go on to win the game 4-3. (Sasha Sefter / Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Rainmakers’ Dakota Knockwood keeps an eye on Bobcats’ Mason Berekoff during the second match of the back to back games between Charles Hays and visiting Brookswood Secondary from Langley. Charles Hays took the Saturday game 69-57, following a 73-66 victory the night before. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Senior Rainmakers take both games against visiting Brookswood Secondary

Charles Hays sweeps the weekend series against the AAA Langley side

Rainmakers’ Dakota Knockwood keeps an eye on Bobcats’ Mason Berekoff during the second match of the back to back games between Charles Hays and visiting Brookswood Secondary from Langley. Charles Hays took the Saturday game 69-57, following a 73-66 victory the night before. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Raiders are champions of the Apex Mountain Shotgun Outdoor Hockey Tournament after their top showing in the Penticton tournament from Jan. 9-12. (Submitted photo)

Rupert Raiders prove themselves the Apex competitors

Team had to battle the elements, in addition to their opponenets, at Apex Outdoor Tournament

The Prince Rupert Raiders are champions of the Apex Mountain Shotgun Outdoor Hockey Tournament after their top showing in the Penticton tournament from Jan. 9-12. (Submitted photo)
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Senior Boys Rainmakers charge into the new year with tourney win

Mix of high powered offensive and shutdown defence lead Charles Hays to victory

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Charles Hays fly to victory at Prince George Condor Classic

Charles Hays fly to victory at Prince George Condor Classic

Junior Rainmakers soared through first two games to set up a dramatic final

Charles Hays fly to victory at Prince George Condor Classic
The Prince Rupert All-West Glass Seawolves brought back a bronze medal from Quesnel after scoring a 4-3 overtime victory in the Peewee Rep Tournament from Jan. 10-12. (Submitted photo)

Prince Rupert brings home bronze medal from Quesnel

All-West Glass Peewee Seawolves score overtime victory at Rep Tournament

The Prince Rupert All-West Glass Seawolves brought back a bronze medal from Quesnel after scoring a 4-3 overtime victory in the Peewee Rep Tournament from Jan. 10-12. (Submitted photo)
Pictured is the covered conveyor lift at Ski Montcalm, located outside of Montreal. My Mountain Co-op is raising money to install a similar conveyor lift for Shames Mountain’s bunny hill. (FICAP Photo)

Shames Mountain receives $30,000 boost from Rio Tinto

Donation will be used to purchase new conveyor lift on bunny hill

Pictured is the covered conveyor lift at Ski Montcalm, located outside of Montreal. My Mountain Co-op is raising money to install a similar conveyor lift for Shames Mountain’s bunny hill. (FICAP Photo)
Rupert hockey team keep spectators on edge of their seats as they snatch silver in Terrace tourney

Rupert hockey team keep spectators on edge of their seats as they snatch silver in Terrace tourney

Prince Rupert was the only team to fend off a loss against the Terrace Kermode Rotary hockey team

Rupert hockey team keep spectators on edge of their seats as they snatch silver in Terrace tourney
Lauryn Fontaine, Natalie DeMille, Josh Joubert, Isaac Dolan, Lily McDonald, Heidi Bellis, Warren Barton and Lia Crump were part of the winning Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club team at the Northwest Holiday Invitational in Terrace in December. Prince Rupert beat teams from Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers to win the competition. (PRASC photo)

Prince Rupert swimmers leave no doubt at Holiday Invitational

PRASC team and individuals top the Northwest meet with a number of new records

Lauryn Fontaine, Natalie DeMille, Josh Joubert, Isaac Dolan, Lily McDonald, Heidi Bellis, Warren Barton and Lia Crump were part of the winning Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club team at the Northwest Holiday Invitational in Terrace in December. Prince Rupert beat teams from Terrace, Kitimat and Smithers to win the competition. (PRASC photo)
Prince Rupert was on the rampage beating the Steelheads 7- 3. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Prince Rupert was on the rampage beating the Steelheads 7- 3. (Trevor Hewitt photo)
Hoff currently serves as vice-president of the Eagle Eye Archery Club. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Rink, range and lanes, Cory Hoff has done it all

Hoff has dabbled in many sports during his life, now settling on a few he is proud to be a part of

Hoff currently serves as vice-president of the Eagle Eye Archery Club. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Kai Leighton feeds a pass to a waiting Brendan Eshom during first half action in the Rainmakers home opener against Caledonia. Charles Hays took full advantage of their boisterous home crowd, coming away with a 95-62 victory. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Leighton’s Heights

Kai Leighton has plenty left to achieve in his final season as a Rainmaker — and beyond

Kai Leighton feeds a pass to a waiting Brendan Eshom during first half action in the Rainmakers home opener against Caledonia. Charles Hays took full advantage of their boisterous home crowd, coming away with a 95-62 victory. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Cheers all around at the Blue Knuckle Derby. (photo courtesy of Jamie Scott)

Tom Kingshott wins 2019 Lions Club Blue Knuckle Derby

13-pound salmon wins $1,200 cash prize

  • Jan 2, 2020
Cheers all around at the Blue Knuckle Derby. (photo courtesy of Jamie Scott)
The Northern View’s 2019 Sports in Review: July - December

Prince Rupert 2019: Sports part 2

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The Northern View’s 2019 Sports in Review: January - June

Prince Rupert 2019: Sports part 1

The Northern View’s 2019 Sports in Review: January - June

  • Dec 29, 2019
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Prince Rupert is hungry for Archery

Prince Rupert is hungry for Archery

Eagle Eye Archers hold their annual indoor Christmas 3D Shoot at Pentecostal Tabernacle

Prince Rupert is hungry for Archery
The Charles Hays Junior Rainmakers in action at the Prince George Polars Tournament in December. (Submitted photo)

Junior Rainmakers rattle off wins at Polars Tourney despite tough draw

Charles Hays comes up a game short of the title, but leave Prince George with several statement wins

The Charles Hays Junior Rainmakers in action at the Prince George Polars Tournament in December. (Submitted photo)
Kai Leighton feeds a pass to a waiting Brendan Eshom during first half action in the Rainmakers home opener against Caledonia. Charles Hays took full advantage of their boisterous home crowd, coming away with a 95-62 victory. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Rainmakers start defence of home court with a splash

The rain was coming down outside and on the court as Charles Hays ran over Caledonia

Kai Leighton feeds a pass to a waiting Brendan Eshom during first half action in the Rainmakers home opener against Caledonia. Charles Hays took full advantage of their boisterous home crowd, coming away with a 95-62 victory. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)