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Gymnasts give impressive performance

  Young gymnasts and their supportive parents and coaches packed the Princess Alexandra School gymnasium on April 27 for a variety of entertaining performances. Over 30 young athletes from the Hay River Gymnastics Club took part in a gymnaestrada – a non-competitive gymnastics event combining dance and music for all ages and skill levels – […]

Minor hockey presents year-end awards

  The Hay River Minor Hockey Association capped off an eventful season with its annual awards banquet on April 16. A large contingent of players, coaches, volunteers and parents packed the upstairs of the Royal Canadian Legion for a banquet and an opportunity to acclaim individual players for their outstanding performances. Atom, peewee, bantam and […]

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Christopher Lirette named NWT Junior Male Athlete of the Year – Sport North also honours Doug Swallow as official of the year

Some of Hay River’s own were honoured this year during the Sport North awards ceremony in Yellowknife on May 26.

Christopher Lirette was recognized as the 2012 NWT Junior Male Athlete of the Year for his

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Track & Field 2011

Images from the Track & Field Championship – the 2011 edition All images © Andy Spiridonica / The Hub and © Andrew MacDonald / The Hub Reprints available at the Hub. Contact us for details. To navigate photos in the gallery, click on a thumbnail then use the Left and Right arrows on your keyboard […]

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Hay River has sole athlete in CWG cross-country skiing

Ilona Gyapay was the sole Hay River athlete competing in cross-country skiing during this year’s Canada Winter Games competition. On Feb. 21 she competed in the 7.5-kilometre free interval start female race. Gyapay finished in 52nd place with a final race time of 27:04.20. She competed in the 1,000 m female sprint on Feb. 22, […]

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Twentieth track meet a grand success

This year’s Northwest Territories Track and Field Championships has come to a close, but another successful year is on Hay River’s record. Over 1,000 kids from 17 communities across the NWT were in Hay River from June 2-4 competing for a territorial title. Despite potential complications with the construction of the new trades centre at […]

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Track meet set to kick off today

This week 1,177 students from across the Northwest Territories will be meeting at the track field at Diamond Jenness for this year’s NWT Track and Field Championship. Out of all the participants, 339 will be locals, with 104 coming from Princess Alexandra, 16 from Chief Sunrise, 62 from Diamond Jenness, 76 from Harry Camsell and […]

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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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Green’s Olympic debut Friday

See Brendan Green on the big screen Hay Riverites are being reminded to wear green this Friday to show their support for local Olympian Brendan Green. The 23 year-old Green is competing in his first Olympic Games and is coming off a first place finish in the IBU cup 10 km sprint race in Martel, […]

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Green is going to Olympics

Hard work pays off for Hay River’s Olympic athlete, Brendan Green, as he makes the cut for men’s biathlon relay team for 2010 Games in Vancouver.

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