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A record 57 people signed up for this year’s Agate Man Triathlon / hlG̱a hlk̲’aats iihlangaa. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Record turnout at Agate Man Triathlon / hlG̱a hlḵ’aats iihlangaa

Nearly 60 solo and team racers turn out for mini-triathlon from Pure Lake to Masset

A record 57 people signed up for this year’s Agate Man Triathlon / hlG̱a hlk̲’aats iihlangaa. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
In Pictures: Skidegate hosts first Pacific Unity basketball series

In Pictures: Skidegate hosts first Pacific Unity basketball series

Indigenous teams from Tonga/Hawai’i, Aoteraoa/New Zealand, and Skeena compete in U22 series

In Pictures: Skidegate hosts first Pacific Unity basketball series
In Pictures: Sandspit shows its chops at 2018 Loggers Sports Day

In Pictures: Sandspit shows its chops at 2018 Loggers Sports Day

Hot competition at the 54th annual Loggers Sports Day in Sandspit

In Pictures: Sandspit shows its chops at 2018 Loggers Sports Day
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen has re-signed with the Vancouver Canucks for two more years.
The Kitkatla RIOT runners ferry over to the Totem to Totem. (Sally Betsy-Lynn Davis/Facebook)

In Pictures: Record turnout for Totem to Totem Marathon

T2T gets a big boost from Kitkatla’s RIOT running club

The Kitkatla RIOT runners ferry over to the Totem to Totem. (Sally Betsy-Lynn Davis/Facebook)
The smaller they are, the lighter they fall. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Rock the Plank! brings in the booty

Pirate-themed skate party raises $2,500 for new Masset Skate Society

The smaller they are, the lighter they fall. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The bantam AA North Island Royals ball team won the Island league, earning a berth to provincials. Photo supplied

Bantam Royals tops on Island

Ball team moves onto BC’s

  • Jul 16, 2018
The bantam AA North Island Royals ball team won the Island league, earning a berth to provincials. Photo supplied
Banner season for the BCHL

Banner season for the BCHL

League record 153 players earn university scholarships

Banner season for the BCHL
Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)

Mori earns Curl BC board position

Will serve as governor and vice chair for two years

Community Foundation of the North Okanagan board president Janice Mori. (Morning Star File)
Tyler Collison leaps into a long jump at the all-islands Track and Field Day held at Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary on Thursday, June 7. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Track and Field Day at Sk’aadgaa Naay

Students from elementary schools across Haida Gwaii got to run, jump, and…

Tyler Collison leaps into a long jump at the all-islands Track and Field Day held at Sk’aadgaa Naay Elementary on Thursday, June 7. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
The Net Rippers topped their division in the league finals. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)

In Pictures: Old Massett basketball league springs into action

Basketball is really hitting its stride in Old Massett. A new spring…

The Net Rippers topped their division in the league finals. (Andrew Hudson/Haida Gwaii Observer)
Gabrielle Milot completes Stage 1 and tags off Kitimat Bastards teammate, Rheannon Brooks in the 17th annual Skeena River Relay. The Kitimat team took first place in the Open Division with a time of 10:54:00. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Kitimat team new top dog at the Skeena River Relay

Thirty teams competed in the 142km running race from Prince Rupert to Terrace on June 2

Gabrielle Milot completes Stage 1 and tags off Kitimat Bastards teammate, Rheannon Brooks in the 17th annual Skeena River Relay. The Kitimat team took first place in the Open Division with a time of 10:54:00. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)

BC High school track championships keep coming back to Langley

There will be 2,400 athletes, 400 coaches, and countless supporters in Langley this weekend.

Several Langley athletes medaled earlier this month in the Fraser Valley championships in Abbotsford, some earning a spot at this weekend’s provincials. (Black Press files)
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Roller dance parties ready to rock ‘n roll in Masset

Kids, grown-ups, and a giant bumble-bee will skate circles in Masset today.…

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We finally have a theory for why curling rocks curl, says B.C. physicist
We finally have a theory for why curling rocks curl, says B.C. physicist
Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)

Cowichan Valley coaches reflect on Humboldt bus crash

Former Caps bench boss Bob Beatty led Broncos for eight seasons

Humboldt Broncos players Derek Patter, Graysen Cameron and Nick Shulmanski connect in a Saskatchewan hospital after surviving last Friday’s tragic bus crash. (@rjpatter/Twitter)
Avery Ryan, 14, is trying out for the zone 7 girl’s softball team that will compete in the BC Summer Games in July. (Photo submitted by Avery Ryan)

Northwest sending girl’s softball team to BC Summer Games

First time in eight years the northwest has had a girls team

Avery Ryan, 14, is trying out for the zone 7 girl’s softball team that will compete in the BC Summer Games in July. (Photo submitted by Avery Ryan)
Haida Gwaii was hungry for a basketball championship, and the Saints’ U13 girls came through, winning their second Challenge by going undefeated in all five of their games. (Grace Garvie/Submitted)

Skidegate Saints win second U13 girls challenge at Junior All-Native

Maybe their teachers took a Spring Break, but girls on the Skidegate…

Haida Gwaii was hungry for a basketball championship, and the Saints’ U13 girls came through, winning their second Challenge by going undefeated in all five of their games. (Grace Garvie/Submitted)
Prince Rupert Tribesmen forward, Kai Leighton, drives towards the key in Thursday’s semi-final matchup against Haida Gwaii (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press)
Prince Rupert Tribesmen forward, Kai Leighton, drives towards the key in Thursday’s semi-final matchup against Haida Gwaii (Photo by Kieran O’Connor/Black Press)
Haida Gwaii wrestlers make history at B.C. tournament

Haida Gwaii wrestlers make history at B.C. tournament

It was the first time a wrestling team from Haida Gwaii has ever competed in the B.C.-wide tournament

  • Mar 22, 2018
Haida Gwaii wrestlers make history at B.C. tournament