It may not have been tropical temperatures this past Saturday, not going by Hay River standards. But a roasting pig, colourful props and a wildly printed shirt or two may have given Saturday at the Hay River Golf Club a bit of a different flavour. This year’s August Best Ball fundraising tournament has been taken [...]
They would say it’s strictly a fundraising tournament, but somewhere in there, organizers are pushing the idea that it was a fun-raising tournament. Silly puns aside, one of the many enjoyable golf tournaments that will be taking place was held at the Hay River Golf Course, but this was a tournament with other things in [...]
Hay River soccer players kicked off their indoor season with a tournament at Diamond Jenness Secondary School this past weekend. The tournament hosted around 120 students in three age divisions. J.J. Hirst, outdoor education co-ordinator, said it was a great weekend for soccer players to test their skills in all areas of the game.
Along with 38 teams and a Don Cherry impersonator, great sunny weather made the third annual Polar Pond Hockey tournament another great success. Three general team pools along with a women’s pool and old timer pool played on eight rinks on the river at the Fisherman’s Wharf this past weekend, with proceeds going towards a [...]
Simply playing the game was the driving factor for young athletes during this weekend’s hockey tournament. Teams from Yellowknife and Fort Smith made the trip into town to compete at the initiation level for a weekend of skill building and tournament exposure. The teams were all mixed with five and six year olds, and the [...]
This past weekend was the Hay River Golf Club’s first annual $10,000 Shootout. Seventy-four golfers had the opportunity to play 36 holes over a two day span in hopes of getting a hole in one. The tournament was played in a two-person best ball format, and each hole had a $10,000 hole in one prize.
The Fort Smith Northstars proved they were the cream of the crop during last weekend’s Coors Slo-pitch Tournament, going undefeated through the round robin and playoffs to capture the title on Monday afternoon. “It was a really good tournament,” the Northstar’s Matt Bourke said moments after his team defeated the South Slave Selects 12-2 in [...]
Norland Agencies fifth annual Lynette Storoz Memorial Tournament look place this past weekend, with approximately 24 women saddling up to play. The theme this year was obvious, as bandanas and cowboy hats frequented both the fairways and the clubhouse. The two-day tournament kicked off both days with a continental breakfast for all who registered, before [...]
The party was twice as big this past weekend as the second annual Polar Pond Hockey Tournament got underway.
Hay River Peewee Huskies roared straight out of the dressing room and onto the ice seconds after Team Canada scored the overtime goal that won them the record-breaking Olympic gold medal.