Kai Leighton makes U15 BC team
Kai Leighton was added to the U15 Team BC squad. Leighton, then 14 years old, joined Liam McChesney, who was named to the U17 team. Leighton made the team after performing well at tryouts for the team which was held at Vancouver College.
Rupert Dancers earn awards, scholarships
Two Prince Rupert dancers won performer of the year honours at the 2017 B.C. Annual Dance Competition. Spectrum City Dance’s Gillian Jardim won the senior dancer award while The Dance Academy of Prince Rupert’s Taylor Jackson won the junior dancer award. The dancers took home a combined $3,000 prize. Several other dancers from both academies won awards and were recognized for their talent.
Couple capture Glory Days title
For the second year in a row, Erin Mutrie won the 10k women’s title in the Crest Glory Days run. But this year she brought her running-parter along from Haida Gwaii and Max Erwin won the 10k race by finishing in 41:47 minutes.