Two of nine Prince George youth soccer association teams earned a silver medal in their age group at the Provincials on the Lower Mainland. The PGYSA Timberwolves came second in both Under-14 B Boys and Under-16 B Boys in Richmond. PG lost the gold medal game 2-0 to Surrey in U-14 Boys and 2-1 to Kelowna in U-16 Boys.

In other final PG youth soccer results:U-13 B boys placed
5th, U-15 B boys came 8th, U-18 B boys wound up 8th, U-13 B girls ended up 7th, U-14 B girls took 6th, U-15 B Girls placed 7th and the U-18 A Girls finished 4th. The B Girls played in Chilliwack while the A Girls competed in Burnaby.

–19 Year old Emma Balazs of Prince George earned the bronze medal in the women’s 2000m steeplechase at the Canadian Junior Track and Field Championship in Ste-Therese, Quebec. Balazs finished in a time of 6:53.78 which was just 7 seconds behind the second place finisher from Quebec and just over a dozen seconds behind fellow BC athlete 19 year old Regan Yee of Hazelton who took the gold.

–Alyx Treasure of Prince George is one of 35 track athletes named by Athletics Canada to compete at the 2014 NACAC under-23 championships August 8 to 10 in Kamloops. Treasure is coming off a national title in the women’s high jump at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick.

–Three judo athletes from Prince George earned gold at the US junior nationals in Hawaii. 17-year-old Brendan Bellavance and 18-year-old Lavanna Laass of the Hart Judo Academy plus Trevor Sakamoto(Masters Men) of the North Capital Judo Club all finished first in their weight class.

–The Prince George Cougars have hired michael Hengen as an Assistant/Strength and Conditioning Coach. The 26-year-old Hengen joins the Cougars after spending the previous four seasons as an assistant coach with the Penticton Vees of the BCHL.

–The PG Senior Lacrosse playoffs continue this evening (Monday) at 8 at Kin 1 as the BX Pub Bandits play the Northland/Nissan Assault. The Bandits won the opener in the best of five semi-final 16-7. The other semi will resume Tuesday at 8pm with the Westwood Pub Devils against the Cowboy Ranch/Regional Security Stylers. The Devils crushed the Stylers 22-4 in game one.