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Elvis Beaudoin, left, and Keith Way hoist the champions plaques after winning the mens doubles title at the Adult National Darts Championships in Saskatoon on Tuesday. photo courtesy of Sheh Murillo

Historic win for NWT darts in Saskatoon

For the first time in Canadian darts history, the NWT can call itself a national champion. Elvis Beaudoin and Keith Way of Yellowknife became the first players from the territory to win a title at...

Edmonton Eskimos on defensive over name

The Edmonton Eskimos football team is once again facing demands that it change its name. Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman said publicly earlier this month that the Canadian Football League franchise, founded in 1949, should have...

A run for the moms

The usual script for Mother's Day usually involves breakfast in bed, doing the chores or anything else to make sure moms do as little as possible.Some moms, though, decided to hit Somba K'e Park...

Kevin Koe Olympic-bound in curling

Fourth time's the charm, as they say. Maybe that's not the correct saying but for Kevin Koe, who cares? He finally gets to go to the Winter Olympics. It's the only major event left out of...

NWT claims midget boys hockey gold ulu at AWG

For most of the Northwest Territories midget boys hockey team, this was a chance at redemption from two years ago when they were bantams. They lost the gold ulu game in 2016 but this time,...
Kyra McDonald, a 15-year-old hockey player from Inuvik, is one of many youth female hockey players from across the nation who make up the first all-girl season of the Hit The Ice youth hockey series. Aaron Hemens/NNSL photo

Inuvik hockey player makes her TV debut

Season seven of the Canadian youth hockey series “Hit The Ice” premiered on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) on June 12, and it stars one of Inuvik’s most talented and upcoming hockey players. 15-year-old...

Yk Minor Hockey Association teams set to play in Hockey on the Hill in...

The Bell Capital Cup in Ottawa is one of the biggest holiday minor hockey tournaments in the country. A couple of teams from the Yk Minor Hockey Association are heading down for the big show...

Budding bodybuilder takes fifth

A Yellowknife woman has placed fifth at the Natural Physics and Athletic Association Canadian Classic in Calgary last weekend. It was Keirra Alty's first-ever bodybuilding competition. The 24-year old was competing in the novice...

Brendan Green looks forward to another race at Olympics

For Hay River's Brendan Green, it's two races down and one more to go at the Winter Olympics. Right now, the biathlete is looking ahead and preparing for the men's relay set for Feb. 23. "We...

Hay River’s Brendan Green named to Canadian Winter Olympic team

It's official – Brendan Green is a three-time Olympian. Hay River's favourite biathlon son will be returning for a third Winter Olympics after being named to Canada's biathlon team that will be going to PyeongChang,...

Three Inuvik youth set to play for NWT Basketball

Krish Sharma, Donovan Arey and Dwayne Raddi landed spots on this year's under-15 NWT basketball team. Krish Sharma, 15, said he was shocked when he found out that he made the team. "I knew I had...

NWT Table Tennis Championships crowns its best for 2017

It's the last territorial championship of the calendar year and it's one which provided perhaps one of the most unlikeliest of results. The NWT Table Tennis Championships were held at Weledeh and St. Pat's Gymnasiums...

Free entry for AWG sports

Anyone wishing to see some of the sports at next month's Arctic Winter Games will be able to do so for free. "All entrance to the games and playoffs will be free of charge, first...

Fort Simpson takes the spoils

For the Nahanni Inn Flyers, it was worth the drive to Fort Smith. The Fort Simpson team ended up leaving with the big prize from the second annual Fort Smith Oldtimers Hockey Tournament on Feb....

Hay River rec centre ready to go

Town council announced last week that the long-awaited new recreation centre would open to the public on March 13. "On behalf of council and the Town of Hay River, we are pleased to announce the...

More hardware for gymnastics

Two years ago, Celena Hoeve did what hadn't been done since John Tram did it in 2006 – win a medal at the Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships. That was a silver medal on the balance...

We are all #HumboldtStrong

In the wake of tragedy our nation is showing its true colours. As prayers, thoughts, and donations flooded social media after the Humboldt Broncos Junior A hockey team bus crash last Friday, I sat at...

Less than a week to go to the games

So what's a chef de mission to do when you're six days out from the start of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games? You simply tie up the loose ends. That's what Doug Rentmeister, Team NT's man...

Yellowknife Wolfpack peewees host San Diego Saints in exhibition hockey series

The Yellowknife Wolfpack peewees finished off their 2017-2018 season last week and did it by taking on some guests from south of the border. The San Diego Saints AA peewees from California paid the capital...

NWT wins bantam boys gold in AWG hockey thriller

In his own words, Alex Cordero of the Northwest Territories had a bad bantam boys hockey gold ulu game and probably shouldn't have been on the ice late in the dying seconds. Good thing he...

Struggles continue for Kerry Galusha

Suffice it to say that the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts hasn't been the best for Kerry Galusha and Team NWT. Galusha sat with a record of one win and five losses as of press...

Spring Duathlon closes out snow season

In terms of the Yellowknife Ski Club, the business of official on-snow activities is over for the season. The club decided to finish things off with a fun event on April 15 called the Spring...

Three cheers for mediocrity

They're still mediocre and they still suck but they wouldn't have it any other way.Yes, the third season of the Mediocre Golf Association's (MGA) Yellowknife chapter is officially underway as the first tournament of...

Youth hockey event another hit in Behchoko

The hope of any community event is that it grows to become something that is looked forward to. In terms of the Air Tindi Cup Youth Hockey Challenge, it looks as if it's gaining plenty...

SPORTS TALK: Johnny Football finally comes to Canada

Honestly, can we stop with all this crap about an actual monster living in Loch Ness?If there was something there, it would have been seen and/or heard of by now. The latest waste of...

Yk Galaxy set to get off the ground this spring

Dillon Torindo has had a taste of professional soccer and very nearly made the cut with now-defunct FC Edmonton in the North American Soccer League. He's now hoping to bring some of the professionalism he...

Yellowknife Exiles take second in Calgary tournament

One of the great sports secrets of Yellowknife is that there is an actual rugby club. They're known as the Yellowknife Exiles and while small in nature, they always manage to make it out of...

Tamarack Titans capture Yk Arena Football League championship over Monkey Tree Regulators

They won the Ice Bowl earlier this season and now, the Tamarack Titans have done the double. The Titans are your 2018 Yk Arena Football League champions after defeating the Monkey Tree Regulators in the...

Midnight golf returns to Yellowknife

There aren't too many tournaments where you can golf at midnight. The Canadian North Midnight Classic is one of them and its been around long enough that it has become an annual tradition. That tradition will...

Sub on the Hub returns to rec centre

Sub on the Hub is nothing if not a determined enterprise. The business and its owners/operators – the husband and wife team of Dragon and Michelle Huang – have survived another long break in running...