Whitehorse Daily Star

July 20, 2017

CANYON CREATIVITY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

CANYON CREATIVITY – Shirley Adamson was one of the artists at last Saturday’s Created at the Canyon event. The Yukon Conservation Society special event was part of its Guided Nature Hikes Program. The artwork will be exhibited Aug. 1-Sept. 1 at the Northern Front Studio, with a launch party from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 2 .

READYING FOR THE GAMES

Photo by Marissa Tiel

READYING FOR THE GAMES – The Selkirk Spirit Dancers lead Team Yukon down the Millennium Trail last Friday during a pep rally for the athletes, coaches and mission staff heading to Toronto for the North American Indigenous Games. The Selkirk Spirit Dancers are the Yukon’s cultural contingent at the Games.

RELISHING THE DECISIVE CLOUT

Photo by Marissa Tiel

RELISHING THE DECISIVE CLOUT – New Zealand’s Wayne Laula jumps with Cole Evans (3) as they celebrate Evans’ game-winning grand slam during the gold-medal 2017 Men’s World Softball Championship game against Australia on Sunday. New Zealand won their seventh world championship 6-4.

PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF

Photo by Marissa Tiel

PERSISTENCE PAYS OFF – U.S.A.’s Gilbert Lee Saenz celebrates the game-tying home run during the final pool game between South Africa and the United States at the 2017 Men’s World Softball Championship. Down 3-0 with two outs in the seventh, the U.S.A clawed back into the game and won it 4-3 in eight innings. More on pages 37 and 38.

CROWD-PLEASER

Photo by Marissa Tiel

CROWD-PLEASER – (Front to back) Ryan Boland, Steve Mullaley and Derek Mayson greet Shane Boland at home plate after Boland hit a grand slam in the first inning to give Canada a 6-0 lead over the Dominican Republic Wednesday night. Canada would go to win the game 7-0 and remains undefeated at the 2017 Men’s World Softball Championship.

DANGEROUSLY CUTE

Photo by Photo Submitted

DANGEROUSLY CUTE – These grizzly bear cubs were seen romping about earlier this month near Teslin. Grizzlies are one of the slowest reproducing mammals, with the female typically not reproducing until they are four to five years of age. Photo by MINNIE CLARK