Sports

Tourney dates announced

October 16, 2017

Listed below are the 2018 hockey tournaments hosted or attended by Kivalliq teams that have been confirmed for the upcoming 2017-18 hockey season. The listings show the date, name of the tournament, age bracket and location.

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Rankin hearts Toronto

October 13, 2017

Kids get excited about the smallest things, but a group of young hockey players from Rankin Inlet have something pretty big to raise their excitement levels.

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Rankin hearts Toronto

October 10, 2017

The excitement was unmistakeable as more than 30 players from the Rankin Rock atom and peewee hockey teams, their coaches and chaperones left Rankin Inlet on Oct. 6 to begin the first leg of the Experiences Canada Hockey Exchange program with the Mimico Canadiens in Toronto.

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Hockey camp

October 10, 2017

The Season Opener hockey camp will get underway in Rankin Inlet this coming week, running from Oct. 17 to 21.

The camp is open to all registered minor hockey players and offers both on-ice and off-ice instruction, as well as an excellent literacy component.

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Zoe Elverum takes gold at Dwarf World Games

October 8, 2017

If you’ve never heard of the Dwarf World Games, you aren’t alone.

Zoe Elverum hadn’t heard of them either, until a chance encounter a few years ago made her aware of the Games, and she definitely made the most of her appearance.

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National futsal coach says the North can be leader for the sport in Canada

October 2, 2017

The coach of the national men’s futsal team is impressed with the North’s interest in the sport – an indoor derivation of soccer.

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All systems go

September 26, 2017

A lot of smiles were evident after word spread around the community that ice making had begun at the local arena in Rankin Inlet this past week.

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ᑲᔪᓯᔪᓐᓇᓕᕐᓂᖏᑦ

September 26, 2017

ᐊᒥᓱᑦ ᖁᖑᑐᖃᑦᑕᓕᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᕐᒥ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑕᐅᑉᓗᑎᒃ ᓯᑯᓕᐅᖅᑐᖃᓕᕐᓂᖓᓄᑦ ᓯᐊᕐᕆᔮᕐᕕᖕᒥ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕈᓯᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥ.

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ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᑐᑦ ᑲᖏᖅᖠᓂᖅ/ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᖅ

September 26, 2017

ᑎᑭᕋᕐᔪᐊᒥᐅᑦ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᑦ ᑐᖔᓂ 18 ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᐳᑦ ᓵᓚᒋᔭᐅᖏᑕᐃᓐᓇᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓴᓪᓕᕐᒥᐅᓂᒃ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᓚᐅᖅᖢᑎᒃ 12-2 ᑭᖑᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᓕᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓄᓇᕗᒥ ᐅᑭᐅᓕᑦ 18 ᑐᖔᐋᓂ ᐊᕐᓇᐃᑦ ᓵᑯᖅᑎᖏᑦ ᓵᓚᒃᓴᕈᑎᖃᖅᖢᑎᒃ ᓯᑉᑕᐱᕆ 17-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ.

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Territorial champs

September 26, 2017

The Whale Cove U18 female soccer team went through the territorial championship undefeated on the way to defeating Coral Harbour 12-2 in the final to claim the Nunavut U18 female soccer championship on Sept. 17.

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Down to the wire

September 18, 2017

The time is drawing close for the first leg of the Experiences Canada hockey exchange program between the Rankin Rock atoms and peewee teams and the Mimico Canadiens of Toronto, Ont.

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Hockey registration

September 11, 2017

The Rankin Rock minor hockey program will be holding player registrations on Friday, Sept. 22, Sept. 29 and Oct. 6. All three sessions will be held in the arena lobby from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m.

Registration costs are $150 for one child, $250 for two and $325 for three. Any children after three is $75.

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Vying for the AWG

August 28, 2017

Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet and Naujaat had 16 participants among the 39 athletes from nine Nunavut communities which took part in the Arctic sports territorial trials in Coral Harbour Aug. 18-20 . The trials were the beginning of team building for the 2018 Arctic Winter Games (AWG).

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Hard fight for Rankin softball at national slo-pitch championship in Winnipeg

August 15, 2017

There was no ultimate victory for softball players from Rankin Inlet who travelled to Winnipeg, Man., for the national slo-pitch championships, but the team came away feeling good.

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Chilling for a good cause

August 11, 2017

Nineteen dips in chilly water raised more than $2,000 for youth swimming pool programs and equipment at the end of July.

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Close but no banner this time

May 6, 2017

It stands to reason that if you spend a pile of money on getting to a tournament, you want to win it.

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Andy Attagutalukutuk reigns supreme again

May 6, 2017

The word dynasty is thrown out in the sports world like candy but it’s the perfect word to use when it comes to Andy Attagutalukutuk.

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Two-peat in Iqaluit for Rankin

May 2, 2017

Rankin Inlet’s Canadrill Red Wings fought their way back from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Iqaluit A team 4-3 and claim the 2017 Toonik Tyme senior men’s hockey championship in Iqaluit earlier this month.

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Fishing derby set to go

May 1, 2017

If Rankin Inlet has hockey as its big community deal, Arviat’s big community deal is right around the corner.

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Hockey’s holy grail heads to Nunavut

May 1, 2017

The Stanley Cup playoffs are happening right now and one lucky team will get to lift the biggest prize the sport has to offer in June.

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