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Fourteen-year-old trying to launch new soccer tournament

  Daniel DaRosa is just 14 years old, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking on a task that most adults would find daunting. DaRosa has launched an effort to organize a new indoor soccer tournament. “I’ve never really organized anything,” said the Grade 9 student at Diamond Jenness Secondary School. Despite that, he is […]

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AWG Day 2: Medal tally rises to 36

The NWT speed skating and biathlon teams pulled in more medals at the Arctic Winter Games in Whitehorse on Tuesday, bringing their total tally to 24 ulus. Yellowknife speed skaters Simon Austin, Rachel Latour and Isaac Wideman all snagged gold in their respective 500 metre sprint events. Teammates Hannah Clark (of Yellowknife) won silver, and […]

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Skating into history

A Hay River athlete made history over the weekend when he became the first speed skater from the community to earn a spot on Team NWT for the Arctic Winter Games.

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AWG underway in Grande Prairie

“Let the Games begin,” declared Arctic Winter Games president Gerry Thick Saturday night to a roaring crowd of over 1,800 athletes from around the polar world and a packed stadium full of fans. The 2010 Arctic Winter Games have officially begun in Grande Prairie, AB. Hay River’s 36 athletes join the massive Team NWT, made […]

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