MVP of the Week

Jordyn Carter is a grade 9 student at Charles Hays secondary school (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

MVP: Jordyn Carter, number one on the field and in class

Carter has played four different sports this year while maintaining an A average in class

  • Mar 10, 2019
Jordyn Carter is a grade 9 student at Charles Hays secondary school (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Ryan Bishop gives instructions to guard Daniel Cachero at practice (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)

MVP of the week: Ryan Bishop

This week’s MVP is Rainmakers basketball coach Ryan Bishop

Ryan Bishop gives instructions to guard Daniel Cachero at practice (Nicholas Laws / The Northern View)
Gary Mcarthur played in an old-timers rec league while living in Ontario. (Submitted by/ Gary Mcarthur)

MVP of the Week: Gary Mcarthur – For the love of the game

Gary Mcarthur is trying to start an all skill level hockey league in Prince Rupert

Gary Mcarthur played in an old-timers rec league while living in Ontario. (Submitted by/ Gary Mcarthur)
Francis Wolfe has been riding in the annual Ride to Conquer Cancer for the past 10 years. At the 2018 event, Wolfe received a platinum helmet for his years of participation. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Conquering cancer one pedal at a time

Francis Wolfe has been been cycling to raise money for cancer for the past 10 years

Francis Wolfe has been riding in the annual Ride to Conquer Cancer for the past 10 years. At the 2018 event, Wolfe received a platinum helmet for his years of participation. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Devon Gerrits will be riding from Prince George to Prince Rupert as a part of the 2018 Tour De North. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: A cop riding for cancer

Prince Rupert RCMP officer Devon Gerrits is training for his first Tour de North Cops for Cancer

Devon Gerrits will be riding from Prince George to Prince Rupert as a part of the 2018 Tour De North. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Kendall Wing was introduced to soccer 13 years ago, and has been working to help other Rupertites play ever since. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Kendall Wing has fever pitch

Soccer teams and leagues in Prince Rupert have been given a lift from this resident for years

Kendall Wing was introduced to soccer 13 years ago, and has been working to help other Rupertites play ever since. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Steven Drozd makes a run during a game for the Prince Rupert Seamen. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week – Rugby player Drozd embraces the grind

Prince Rupert Seaman Steven Drozd has competed against some of the country’s best rugby players

Steven Drozd makes a run during a game for the Prince Rupert Seamen. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Matthew Allen / The Northern View                                Jackie Touchet learned how to play golf in Prince Rupert and has competed in the province and the U.S.

MVP of the Week – Always chippin’ in

Jackie Touchet’s love of golf has taken her around the country and back to Prince Rupert

Matthew Allen / The Northern View                                Jackie Touchet learned how to play golf in Prince Rupert and has competed in the province and the U.S.
Gavin McNeice played on the Zone 7 softball team that went undefeated at the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week — Hard pitches and big swings

Gavin McNeice helped to represent Prince Rupert at the 2018 BC Summer Games

Gavin McNeice played on the Zone 7 softball team that went undefeated at the 2018 BC Summer Games in Cowichan. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Judy Carlick-Pearson is a veteran of the All Native Tournament’s women’s division, and has won championships with Kaien Island and Metlakatla teams. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Basketball is a family business

Judy Carlick-Pearson was taught the game by her mother and plays for her to this day

Judy Carlick-Pearson is a veteran of the All Native Tournament’s women’s division, and has won championships with Kaien Island and Metlakatla teams. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Stephanie Huddlestan has been a softball coach in Prince Rupert for the past two seasons, bringing more than 10 years of playing experience to Prince Rupert’s minor softball league. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Slo-Pitch hits and archeaological digs

Stephanie Huddlestan wants to teach Prince Rupert’s young softball players that anything is possible

Stephanie Huddlestan has been a softball coach in Prince Rupert for the past two seasons, bringing more than 10 years of playing experience to Prince Rupert’s minor softball league. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Reagan Pomponio holds off a defender during the 2018 northwest zones competition at Charles Hays Secondary School.                                 (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Grassroots passion

Reagan Pomponio has had a love for soccer since she was five

Reagan Pomponio holds off a defender during the 2018 northwest zones competition at Charles Hays Secondary School.                                 (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Drew Fudger has been giving golf lessons to Prince Rupert’s Special Olympics athletes since April. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: From the rink to the greens

Drew Fudger is bringing the game of golf to Prince Rupert’s Special Olympics athletes

Drew Fudger has been giving golf lessons to Prince Rupert’s Special Olympics athletes since April. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
MVP of the Week: Leah Anderson

MVP of the Week: Leah Anderson

Leah Anderson takes Prince Rupert’s Special Olympics athletes to the next level

MVP of the Week: Leah Anderson
Leeanda Wahl has paddled with the Prince Rupert Rainbow Warriors for 15 years. The team races in support of those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer in some way. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP Of The Week: Synchronizing the Rainbow Warriors dragon boat

Lead paddler, Leeanda Wahl, is from Digby Island established a rhythm and camaraderie on the dragon boat team

Leeanda Wahl has paddled with the Prince Rupert Rainbow Warriors for 15 years. The team races in support of those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer in some way. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Lindsay Gidney, a former member of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, has played sports in countries around the world. He is currently a member of the Prince Rupert Seamen rugby team. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Giving team a try

Lindsay Gidney has taken his passion for team and sport with him around the world

Lindsay Gidney, a former member of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, has played sports in countries around the world. He is currently a member of the Prince Rupert Seamen rugby team. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
MVP of the Week: Reaching for the top

MVP of the Week: Reaching for the top

Dakota Swim-McNeil has gone from doing flips in her house to winning golds in competition

MVP of the Week: Reaching for the top
Jessica Newman is a multisport athlete who competed in crashed ice for two season in Quebec. She now coaches hockey and minor softball in Prince Rupert. (Photo submitted by Jessica Newman)

MVP of the Week: Crashing the ice and the field

Jessica Newman wants to teach her athletes how to overcome challenges

Jessica Newman is a multisport athlete who competed in crashed ice for two season in Quebec. She now coaches hockey and minor softball in Prince Rupert. (Photo submitted by Jessica Newman)
Xander Gerritsen won provincials with Prince Rupert’s bantam Seawolves and the All Native Hockey Tournament with the Northwest Regional team. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

MVP of the Week: Growing into his game

Xander Gerritsen brings a big game to the ice in Prince Rupert

Xander Gerritsen won provincials with Prince Rupert’s bantam Seawolves and the All Native Hockey Tournament with the Northwest Regional team. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Josh Wittchen practices some wrestling moves at Charles Hays Secondary School. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

From the field to the mat

Josh Wittchen won zones both in soccer and wrestling this year

Josh Wittchen practices some wrestling moves at Charles Hays Secondary School. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)