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The Queen’s tourney champion Diamond Diggers. The squad consists of (back left to right) Greg Girbav (coach), Amber Stroud, Kelly Jackson, Jocelyn Anderson, Jessica Lindstrom, Jaime Nuyens, Linda Nguyen, Shauna Anderson, Trevor Girbav (coach), (front left to right) Lianna Spence, Shayla Billy, Kristal Le, Courtnay Girbav, Avery Ryan, Kayla Park, Matina Sampare. (Shauna Anderson photo)

Diamond Diggers strike it rich to win Slo-Pitch championship

Prince Rupert side wins the Queen’s Tournament in Terrace with a rousing rally

 

The women’s PRFC team wins first tournament ever in Kitwanga (Karen Cruz)                                The women’s PRFC team wins first tournament ever in Kitwanga, May 2019. (photo courtesy of Karen Cruz)

Prince Rupert’s women’s Football Club headed to finals seeking their third ever tournament victory

PRFC will take on Terrace Providers in Sunday afternoon’s title game

 

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) slam dunks the ball against the Indiana Pacers during second half round one NBA basketball playoff action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Sports viewing parties a plus for the community

Group celebrations help engage people in sport, build friendships, and are just downright fun

Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) slam dunks the ball against the Indiana Pacers during second half round one NBA basketball playoff action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Athlete Renny Laychuk winning a race at the last track and field meet for PRMS on Thursday, June 20. (Denise Wilson)
Athlete Renny Laychuk winning a race at the last track and field meet for PRMS on Thursday, June 20. (Denise Wilson)
Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition

Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition

Grade 4 and 5 athletes gathered on the Charles Hays field for the annual track and field meet

Prince Rupert elementary schools meet for friendly track and field competition
Charles Hays Secondary School golf program, from left to right, Jonathan Pirillo, Liam McChesney, Kaiden Munro, Gavin McNeice and Noah Aceto, missing, Arlen Deschamp and Nick Pirillo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Prince Rupert golfers taste provincials for first time in years

Rainmaker Arlen Deschamp sits in 10th place after Day One

Charles Hays Secondary School golf program, from left to right, Jonathan Pirillo, Liam McChesney, Kaiden Munro, Gavin McNeice and Noah Aceto, missing, Arlen Deschamp and Nick Pirillo. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Dance Academy of Prince Rupert students putting their own take on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland titled “Welcome to Wonderland” at their 2019 year end showcase. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Get on Your Feet! Prince Rupert’s youngest and finest dancers show off their talent

The Dance Academy of Prince Rupert held their year end showcase over the weekend

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert students putting their own take on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland titled “Welcome to Wonderland” at their 2019 year end showcase. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Middle School Storm and Charles Hays Rainmakers bringing home two ribbons for finishing in the top eight in two high jump events at the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna. Left to right: Logan Hughes and Ben Visser for the Grade 8 Storm, junior Dakota Knockwod and senior Eric Lees for the Rainmakers, and coach Dighton Haynes. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)

Ribbons for Prince Rupert Middle School and Charles Hays athletes as track and field provincials end

Rainmakers and Storm finished top 10 in four events and PRMS brings home first ever ribbon

The Prince Rupert Middle School Storm and Charles Hays Rainmakers bringing home two ribbons for finishing in the top eight in two high jump events at the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna. Left to right: Logan Hughes and Ben Visser for the Grade 8 Storm, junior Dakota Knockwod and senior Eric Lees for the Rainmakers, and coach Dighton Haynes. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)
Senior athlete Eric Lees, representing the Rainmakers, on day two of the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna in the 100- metre sprint. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)

Track and field provincials continue as Prince Rupert boys continue to push their personal records

Friday was day two of the B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna

Senior athlete Eric Lees, representing the Rainmakers, on day two of the 2019 B.C. track and field provincials in Kelowna in the 100- metre sprint. (Photo courtesy of Barton Hughes)
Taylor Jackson of Prince Rupert placed first in her category at the B.C. dance provincials on May 29. (Cindy Mah photo)

Prince Rupert dancer takes home first place at provincials

Taylor Jackson wowed judges to cement herself as the top intermediate dancer in B.C.

Taylor Jackson of Prince Rupert placed first in her category at the B.C. dance provincials on May 29. (Cindy Mah photo)