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Jared Meers got the scoring started with a shorthanded goal 8:12 into the game, his first goal of the year. Here, he and teammate Logan Morris keep an eye on Kitimat captain Derek Wakita. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Rampage exercise their demons

Offence goes to work as Prince Rupert scores 6-3 win to even season series with Kitimat

Jared Meers got the scoring started with a shorthanded goal 8:12 into the game, his first goal of the year. Here, he and teammate Logan Morris keep an eye on Kitimat captain Derek Wakita. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
(Kristin Moraes photo)

Rainmakers roll in early season exhibition play

Perfect start on the road as new season begins with a new senior core

(Kristin Moraes photo)
Dakota Swim-McNeil and Ava Clarance will be looking to book their tickets to the 2020 B.C. Winter Games, taking place in Fort St. John in February. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert gymnasts have eyes on winter games

Duo will look to lock up their spot during next weekend’s qualifiers in Terrace

Dakota Swim-McNeil and Ava Clarance will be looking to book their tickets to the 2020 B.C. Winter Games, taking place in Fort St. John in February. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)

Canadian Cross Country Championships in Abbotsford on Saturday

Hundreds of the best runners in the country competing at Clearbrook Park

The Canadian Cross Country Championships come to Abbotsford’s Clearbrook Park on Saturday. (Athletics Canada photo)
Alison Sherman teaches jazz, acrobatic dance, and her favourite style - ballet - at the Spectrum City Dance studio. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Alison Sherman lands her first position

Dance instructor and master of ballet is working her dream job at Rupert dance studio

Alison Sherman teaches jazz, acrobatic dance, and her favourite style - ballet - at the Spectrum City Dance studio. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Dancers from Prince Rupert and around the Northwest took part in the two days of workshops. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Tapping into talent: Spectrum City Dance workshops jazz up the studio

WATCH: Visit by Toronto teachers draws students from across the Northwest

Dancers from Prince Rupert and around the Northwest took part in the two days of workshops. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Coach Craig Molvold (left) and assistant coach Greg Kawaguchi (right) lead the Prince Rupert’s Atom House Team to a first place victory in Smithers over the weekend. Left to right, top to bottom: Fisher Witzke, Rhett Mack, Noah Molvold, Marcus DesChamps, Noah Bomben, Carver Pearson, Charlie Brown, Reid Kawaguchi, Luca Pirillo, Riley Murphy, Wade Burton, Jacob Danielle, Kolton Bedard, and Parker Bryant. (photo courtesy of Harry Young)

Red brings the gold to Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert Atom House Team travelled to Smithers for second chance against Kitimat Orange

Coach Craig Molvold (left) and assistant coach Greg Kawaguchi (right) lead the Prince Rupert’s Atom House Team to a first place victory in Smithers over the weekend. Left to right, top to bottom: Fisher Witzke, Rhett Mack, Noah Molvold, Marcus DesChamps, Noah Bomben, Carver Pearson, Charlie Brown, Reid Kawaguchi, Luca Pirillo, Riley Murphy, Wade Burton, Jacob Danielle, Kolton Bedard, and Parker Bryant. (photo courtesy of Harry Young)
Jarred McMeekin and Warren Barton pose with their medals at the 2019 CBIG Fall Invitational in Prince George. Barton won the Gold Aggregate in the 15 and over boys age group, while McMeekin grabbed the bronze. (Submitted photo)

Prince Rupert hits the pool at CBIG Fall Invitational

Rupert swimmers set a host of top times at Prince George swim meet

Jarred McMeekin and Warren Barton pose with their medals at the 2019 CBIG Fall Invitational in Prince George. Barton won the Gold Aggregate in the 15 and over boys age group, while McMeekin grabbed the bronze. (Submitted photo)
Wade Cline rushes to the aid of Rampage goalie Kieran Sharpe as Mash Wasch wades skates over with an attack. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert is Hometown Hockey and here’s everything you need to know

The two day-festivities are full of games, prizes and special guests

Wade Cline rushes to the aid of Rampage goalie Kieran Sharpe as Mash Wasch wades skates over with an attack. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)
Dan Wong and Inderpol Bagri celebrate after winning their gold medals at the Western Canadian Martial Arts Championships in Burnaby. (Submitted photo)

Prince Rupert fights to the top of the podium

Dan Wong and Inderpol Bagri bring home the gold at martial arts tournament

Dan Wong and Inderpol Bagri celebrate after winning their gold medals at the Western Canadian Martial Arts Championships in Burnaby. (Submitted photo)
Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game

Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game

Annual tournament saw a 10-5 win, $12,000 raised for charity

Firefighters burn cops in Guns and Hoses game
Hazelton are the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Northwest Zone champions after going a perfect 4-0 in the tournament. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Hazelton aces their way to gold at Grade 8 girls volleyball zones

Smithers schools grab silver and bronze at Prince Rupert Middle School tournament

Hazelton are the Grade 8 Girls Volleyball Northwest Zone champions after going a perfect 4-0 in the tournament. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Duncan Ryan is a reliable member of the Prince Rupert community, whether he’s using his driving skills to haul freight, or the Rainmakers rugby team. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Once a Rainmaker, always a Rainmaker

Duncan Ryan was one of the founding members of the rugby squad — now he’s securing the team’s future

Duncan Ryan is a reliable member of the Prince Rupert community, whether he’s using his driving skills to haul freight, or the Rainmakers rugby team. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Annunciation students let fly during the badminton playday on Nov. 9. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Badminton bonanza for Rupert’s elementary schools

Dozens of kids take part in annual city-wide playday

Annunciation students let fly during the badminton playday on Nov. 9. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert’s minor hockey players are encouraged to come down and audition for a chance at a live appearance on Hometown Hockey in December. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Hometown Hockey contests hit Prince Rupert

Opportunities for behind the scenes experiences during Hometown Hockey weekend

Prince Rupert’s minor hockey players are encouraged to come down and audition for a chance at a live appearance on Hometown Hockey in December. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Jacob Santurbano wins a faceoff back to his Lightning teammate in the rec league final against the Whalers. Santurbano scored the opening goal of the game as his team went on to win 5-1.

Prince Rupert hockey roundup

Lightning bolt to victory in rec league tournament, Peewee Seawolves win pair of games in Vanderhoof

Jacob Santurbano wins a faceoff back to his Lightning teammate in the rec league final against the Whalers. Santurbano scored the opening goal of the game as his team went on to win 5-1.
Entire Auto was one of the Prince Rupert teams that took part in the 21 annual Old Timers Tournament over the weekend. Team hit the ice from Friday to Sunday, featuring squads from Hazelton all the way to Haida Gwaii. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Old Timers Tournament begins its third decade of action in Prince Rupert

Rupert teams take on visitors from Haida Gwaii, Kitimat, Terrace, Hazelton and Smithers

Entire Auto was one of the Prince Rupert teams that took part in the 21 annual Old Timers Tournament over the weekend. Team hit the ice from Friday to Sunday, featuring squads from Hazelton all the way to Haida Gwaii. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Aaron Chetwynd takes a pass from Celtic Barbarians teammate and fellow Rupertite Atyah Maher during action in the Kamloops Sevens Tournament. (Submitted photo)

Rainmakers rugby makes the trip to Kamloops for Sevens tournament

Competition is the largest of its kind in the country

Aaron Chetwynd takes a pass from Celtic Barbarians teammate and fellow Rupertite Atyah Maher during action in the Kamloops Sevens Tournament. (Submitted photo)
Aaron Sampson shows off his best Steph Curry impression with a shot from deep. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Young athletes showing strides at Minor Basketball Mid Season Tourney

Plenty of progress since kids took to the court earlier this fall

Aaron Sampson shows off his best Steph Curry impression with a shot from deep. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Hudson Veldman of Rupert Green races up the ice against the Kitimat Orange during an Atom Tournament in October. Prince Rupert minor hockey will receive $38,500 through the B.C. Community Gaming Grant. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Arts, culture and sport get a boost in Prince Rupert

More than $140,000 heading to city through B.C. Community Gaming Grants

Hudson Veldman of Rupert Green races up the ice against the Kitimat Orange during an Atom Tournament in October. Prince Rupert minor hockey will receive $38,500 through the B.C. Community Gaming Grant. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)