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Braun the queen of the horseshoe pit

Maureen Braun, provincial champion. It has a nice ring to it, just like the sound a perfectly-thrown horseshoe makes on impact.

Gold is for girls

For the under-12A girls soccer team, this is getting to be old hat.

Locked up

Three more prospects are in the fold, and two of them are expected to help form the last line of defence. The Prince George Cougars announced that a trio of youngsters have signed on the dotted line on standard WHL education contracts.

Torbohm gone

It was a mutual decision that helped the Prince George Cougars get down in overage numbers on Monday.

Cougars deal for Inglis

The last time the Prince George Cougars pulled off a 'name-player' deal with the Saskatoon Blades, the results were anything but mixed.

Practice makes proficient for Stern

The laws of physics dictate that opposites attract. Maurice Stern has found a way to counteract that force. He's developed a knack for taking an iron horseshoe, tossing it 30 feet, and making it stick on a peg made of the same kind of iron.

B.C's best taking aim

The sound of iron shoes clanging on steel posts can only mean one thing. The B.C. provincial horseshoe pitching championships have arrived in Prince George. The two-day tournament starts today at 9 a.m.

Spruce Kings win (sort of) in Dawson Creek

It wasn't really a shootout win but the Prince George Spruce Kings will take it anyway. The Kings and Grande Prairie Storm battled to a 2-2 tie in a preseason game played Friday afternoon in Dawson Creek.

Watts hitches up his wagon

37th annual Labour Day Classic road race set for Sunday

Supertrak riders bring home the bacon

It was a cool day for BMX racing in Airdrie, Alta., but Joey Matzelle didn't need any hot air to rise to the top. He let his legs do the cranking and captured the biggest prize of his 11-year racing career -- a No.