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Rick Gilker captured both titles at the 18th Annual Acklands Grainger Charity Fishing Derby on the weekend. Gilker landed a 37-pound Chinook and a 64-pound halibut.

Gilker takes both divisions

Rick Gilker took home both first place prizes catching a 37-pound Chinook salmon and a 64-pound, 133 centimetre halibut.

Rick Gilker captured both titles at the 18th Annual Acklands Grainger Charity Fishing Derby on the weekend. Gilker landed a 37-pound Chinook and a 64-pound halibut.
Spectrum City Dance held its year end show on Saturday and Sunday with the feature show “UnTangled.' After a short intermission there were the other spectacular performances with dancers of all ages.

SLIDESHOW: UnTangled – Spectrum City Dance’s year end show

Spectrum City Dance held its year end show on Saturday and Sunday with the feature show “UnTangled" with Rapunzel themed

Spectrum City Dance held its year end show on Saturday and Sunday with the feature show “UnTangled.' After a short intermission there were the other spectacular performances with dancers of all ages.
Smithers tacklers bring down a Prince Rupert Seamen player during the SeaFest Rugby 10s action at Patullo Field over the weekend. Unfortunately for the home side, the Seamen were badly trounced by the experienced Smithers squad

Serv-ivors claim Novice title

The Serv-ivors, Smithers Secondary School Alumni were the winners of the Second Annual SeaFest Grass Volleyball Tournament.

Smithers tacklers bring down a Prince Rupert Seamen player during the SeaFest Rugby 10s action at Patullo Field over the weekend. Unfortunately for the home side, the Seamen were badly trounced by the experienced Smithers squad
The Seafest Street Hockey Challenge proved to be tons of fun despite the weather.

Street hockey not challenged by weather

The 11th Annual 4-on-4 Seafest Street Hockey Challenge went off without a hitch this weekend, and the weather even cooperated.

The Seafest Street Hockey Challenge proved to be tons of fun despite the weather.
Good Ship Lollipop dance by Meghan MacRae.

Time machine dance finale

The Time Machine-themed Year End Showcase for the Dance Academy of Prince Rupert was a hit this weekend at the Lester Centre of the Arts.

Good Ship Lollipop dance by Meghan MacRae.
The Charles Hays Rainmakers track team claimed the Senior Zone Meet March 20 and 21 in Smithers.

‘Makers claim Senior Zone Meet in Smithers

The Charles Hays Rainmakers track team won the Senior Zone Meet March 20 and 21 in Smithers.

The Charles Hays Rainmakers track team claimed the Senior Zone Meet March 20 and 21 in Smithers.
The Prince Rupert U15 Boys’ soccer team blanked Terrace’s U14 club on Saturday, winning the game 1-0.

Armstrong confident Rupert soccer team will contend in provincials

The U15 Boys’ soccer team is gearing up for the Northern Cup in two weeks, the zone event that seeds to provincials.

The Prince Rupert U15 Boys’ soccer team blanked Terrace’s U14 club on Saturday, winning the game 1-0.
Avery Taylor makes the turn during the Dylan Armstrong Classic in Kamloops.

Five Rupert track athletes pick up personal bests in Kamloops

Five of Prince Rupert’s top track and field athletes attended the Dylan Armstrong Classic Meet earlier this month in Kamloops

Avery Taylor makes the turn during the Dylan Armstrong Classic in Kamloops.
The Eagle Eye Archers have planned an event with new targets at Kasiks Lodge, on May 27-29.

Eagle Eye sets out new archery course for Kasiks shoot

The Eagle Eye Archers have laid out a new and exciting course in the wilderness of Kasiks Lodge

The Eagle Eye Archers have planned an event with new targets at Kasiks Lodge, on May 27-29.
Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club finished second in Kitimat at the Inaugural Rio Tinto Northwest BC Regional Swim Meet.

Prince Rupert Rapids place second at Kitimat meet

PRASC swimmers raced their way to the BC Summer games at the Inaugural Rio Tinto Northwest BC Regional Swim Meet in Kitimat

Prince Rupert Amateur Swim Club finished second in Kitimat at the Inaugural Rio Tinto Northwest BC Regional Swim Meet.
The Prince Rupert U15 Boys picked up the silver medal at the Terry Walgren Memorial Tournament in Nelson. The club is now preparing for the Northern Cup, the zone tournament that will be held in early June.

Rupert under-15 boys forced to drive away from gold medal match in Nelson

The team made it to the final of Nelson’s Terry Walgren Memorial Tournament. Unfortunately, they did not get the chance to compete

The Prince Rupert U15 Boys picked up the silver medal at the Terry Walgren Memorial Tournament in Nelson. The club is now preparing for the Northern Cup, the zone tournament that will be held in early June.
Mandy Lawson (sitting on slide) taught school teachers and community members kids' yoga training earlier in May.

A lot more ‘Kidding Around’ for Mandy Lawson, SD52 yogis

Mandy Lawson is the training director for Kidding Around Yoga and visited her hometown to guide school teachers in teaching kids' yoga

Mandy Lawson (sitting on slide) taught school teachers and community members kids' yoga training earlier in May.
Crest Glory Days participants take off on Saturday morning despite wet and dreary weather conditions.

Mutrie, Robin big Glory Day winners

Erin Mutrie and Luke Robin sped their way through the damp North Coast conditions Saturday to win the female and male 10 km race

Crest Glory Days participants take off on Saturday morning despite wet and dreary weather conditions.
The Charles Hays Rainmakers hosted its annual track and field meet this past Saturday.

CHSS wins home track meet

The Charles Hays Secondary track team sprinted to the podium this weekend, with their sights set firmly on provincials

The Charles Hays Rainmakers hosted its annual track and field meet this past Saturday.
The Charles Hays Secondary (CHSS) Rainmakers senior boys’ rugby team’s travelled to Smithers for a tournament last week.

Rugby Rainmakers fall short in Smithers

A couple of tough losses resulted from the Charles Hays Secondary (CHSS) Rainmakers senior boys’ rugby team’s travels this week.

The Charles Hays Secondary (CHSS) Rainmakers senior boys’ rugby team’s travelled to Smithers for a tournament last week.
The Prince Rupert Youth Soccer Association’s under-15 Rep team scores one of four goals against Terrace during a play day last Saturday. The team won 4-1.

U-15 Rep squad punishes Terrace in play day

The Prince Rupert Youth Soccer Association’s under-15 boys’ Rep team began the season strong at home this weekend.

The Prince Rupert Youth Soccer Association’s under-15 Rep team scores one of four goals against Terrace during a play day last Saturday. The team won 4-1.
The Charles Hays Secondary School Rainmakers garnered their first win on the weekend.

’Makers earn split in Kitimat

The Charles Hays Secondary (CHSS) Rainmakers’ senior girls soccer team played in Kitimat this past weekend.

The Charles Hays Secondary School Rainmakers garnered their first win on the weekend.
Prince Rupert swimmers were part of the regional Points North team at the Prince George Dental Moose Meet on April 15 - 17.

Points North take second

Prince Rupert swimmers were part of the regional Points North team at the Prince George Dental Moose Meet on April 15 - 17.

Prince Rupert swimmers were part of the regional Points North team at the Prince George Dental Moose Meet on April 15 - 17.

Under-15 rep boys ready to take on region

Charles Hays Rainmakers’ girls squad falls twice in Terrace

Phat Tran is one of four Prince Rupert competitors heading to the 2016 North Central Badminton Tournament this weekend, held Friday to Sunday in Prince George.

Four Rupertites try to bring home North Central title

Prince Rupert has a history of pumping out strong badminton players, with Canadian men’s doubles professional Adrian Liu leading the charge.

Phat Tran is one of four Prince Rupert competitors heading to the 2016 North Central Badminton Tournament this weekend, held Friday to Sunday in Prince George.