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Kings eliminated from BCHL playoffs

For only the second time in their 14-year history in the B.C. Hockey League, the Prince George Spruce Kings have missed the playoffs. A 7-0 loss to the Penticton Vees Sunday night in Penticton made that official.

Skating with the Braatens

Rob Braaten will have Cougars in his back yard tonight. The Braaten family, which resides in College Heights, was picked as the local winner of the nationwide Home Depot Back Yard Rink contest.

Fury split last home weekend

They moved the ball crisply, finished enough chances and defended well. Those three factors gave the Prince George Fury an upset victory against the Edmonton Drillers.

Cauldron delay led to crowd chant

LINEUP CARD OK, I have to start with a story that was told to me on Sunday. Chances are you watched Friday's opening ceremony -- two-thirds of Canadians did, according to TV ratings.

Ice, snow and water for Iceman

Peter Krause knew he'd have to swim to win Sunday's 23rd annual Prince George Citizen Iceman. He just didn't think his front crawl would become so useful on the ice oval.

P.G. Women's Hockey results

P.G. Women's Hockey Friday results BX Bullies 5 Boston Pizza Vortex 4 For the complete "smart-version" of the Prince George Citizen visit our Digital Edition

Cougars out of playoff chase

Realistically, the Prince George Cougars had known for weeks that the playoffs were out of their reach. Ex-Cat Ian Curtis and the rest of the Portland Winterhawks made it official Saturday night at CN Centre.

Our Megan is top Canadian in biathlon sprint

Megan Tandy was a sharpshooter in her first Olympic biathlon race.

Paciejewski picked in junior lacrosse draft

Cole Paciejewski is living a Delta dream. He found out last weekend he's destined to play lacrosse for the Delta Islanders. The Islanders picked the 16-year-old Grade 11 D.P. Todd student in the fifth round of the B.C.

Many happy returns

Peckham back at the Winter Olympics