Yukon North Of Ordinary

All news by Jonathan Russell

A farewell column from former Star sports editor Jonathan Russell

December 2, 2011 at 3:17 pm

Outside the windows of the Star there is darkness. Inside, John Prine is singing Paradise.

First tickets sold for 2012 Arctic Winter Games

November 30, 2011 at 2:54 pm

Lorraine Wolfe simply wanted to buy some tickets.

Nishikawas named International Athletes of the Year

November 25, 2011 at 4:42 pm

A return to form, a breakthrough year.

Atom Mustangs undefeated in Alberta

November 24, 2011 at 4:06 pm

Young Mustangs made the most of their first shot in an Outside tournament last weekend.

Bertrand to be honoured with Hall of Fame induction

November 23, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Suzanne Bertrand’s impact on curling continues to echo nearly a year after she passed away.

Roadhouse ruins Midget A Mustangs perfect record

November 22, 2011 at 4:08 pm

The Roadhouse Ramblers snapped the Midget A Mustangs 10-game win streak with the help of hot goaltender Corey MacEachern.

Technique key for Qi at speed skating camp

November 21, 2011 at 4:07 pm

Speed skater Hanna Wirth has seen steady improvements in her technique since former world champion Mengyao “Maggie” Qi first visited Whitehorse last January.

Midget A Mustangs off to best season start in history

November 18, 2011 at 5:35 pm

Quick shifts combined with no-nonsense offense and a tight defensive structure is helping the Cinderwood Midget A Mustangs to the best start in its history.

World champion returning to Yukon for speed skating camp

November 17, 2011 at 3:55 pm

Former world speed skating champion Mengyao “Maggie” Qi will return to Whitehorse to impart her technical wisdom during development camps this weekend.

Arctic Edge skaters earn top 10 results at BC/YT Sectionals

November 16, 2011 at 4:59 pm

Arctic Edge figure skaters overcame reduced ice-time in Whitehorse this fall to earn top-10 finishes at the Skate Canada BC/YT Sectionals held in Kelowna from Nov. 10-13.