Sports briefs

Here’s what’s going on in sports this weekend

Rampage take on Ice Demons

The Prince Rupert Rampage welcome the Kitimat Ice Demons back to the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre Arena on Dec. 9 for another round of what has become an intense, physical rivalry. The Rampage currently leade the season series 2-1 after winning back-to-back games both in Prince Rupert and Kitimat. The Rampage are currently placed third in the Central Interior Hockey League with a record of 4-2-1-3.

Skate with the Rupert Rampage

Prince Rupert hockey fans will have an opportunity to skate with Rampage players on Sunday, Dec. 10 and the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre Arena from 3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.. Participants will get to meet the players, get autographs and enjoy the provided refreshments. Skate rentals are free and admission is by donation to the Salvation Army Food Bank.

Senior boys basketball in Vancouver

The Charles Hays Secondary School senior boys basketball team is in Vancouver playing in the annual No Regrets basketball tournament from Dec. 7-9 against AAAA level competition. The Rainmakers are coming off a successful opening playday in Caledonia where they went 3-0.

Junior boys basketball Caledonia playday

The Junior Rainmakers are playing in Terrace Dec. 8-9 in their second playday of the season. The team played in Prince George Dec. 1-2, finishing with a 5-2 record.

PRASC headed to Kitimat

The Prince Rupert Amatuer Swim club will travel to Kitimat where they are competing in the Kitimat Regional Meet Dec. 8-10.

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