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Slooyer & Clemas sharp at P.G. Open

April 24, 2012 by Admin

Jason PETERS, Prince George Citizen staff Brandon Slooyer’s goal is national gold, silver or bronze. At the Prince George Open judo tournament, he showed he’s ready for the challenge that lies ahead. Slooyer, a 15-year-old from the North Capital Judo Club, was a powerful presence at the meet, held Saturday at the Civic Centre. In […]

Judo B.C. prez excited about 2015 Games

April 24, 2012 by Admin

Jason PETERS, Prince George Citizen staff The 2015 Canada Winter Games may still be a long way out on Prince George’s sporting horizon but they were part of the reason Sandy Kent was in town on the weekend. Kent, president of Judo B.C., was here for Saturday’s Prince George Open tournament and also took the […]

In Memoriam – Yoshitaka Mori

April 14, 2012 by Admin

8th Dan, Founder of the Vernon Judo Club, Okanagan Sports Hall of Fame and Judo Canada Hall of Fame Member, Yoshitaka Mori passed away on April 4th. The Memorial Service for Sensei Mori is scheduled for Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. at the Schubert Centre, 3505 30 Avenue in Vernon, BC. Obituary as […]

Past Executive Director of Judo BC receives ProMOTION Plus Lifetime Achievement Award

April 3, 2012 by Admin

Irene Schell, event manager with the B.C. Games Society and past Executive Director of Judo BC (1992 to 1999) was awarded the ProMOTION Plus Lifetime Achievement Award at the fourth annual Celebration of Women in Sport awards held this past Sunday at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence.  She received the award for the past 13 […]

Thank you from South Africa

March 25, 2012 by Admin

Dear President  Sandy Kent and 1st Vice President Al Hadvick, We are Alwyn Grobbelaar Head Coach and instructor of Ritoru Tatsu (little Dragon) Kempton Judo Club, Kempton Park,  and Dave Pike Saizen Judo Club, Eat london, South Africa. We were very privilege to have met one of your finest Master woman’s Judoka, Sandra Hewson at […]