Alongside Lily Brennan's figure skating gold and disappointment for Chris Stipdonk (see earlier updates), Team NT added at least three more silver and four more bronze ulus on Wednesday.

Publication date: 
March 14th, 2024

The U18 male hockey team, meanwhile, earned a place in Thursday evening's final against Alaska by defeating Yukon 2-0. Third-period goals from Bradley Bartlett and Hayden Murray were the difference.

Some results were still being finalized as of 10pm local time.

Team Wainman picked up silver in female curling, suffering a game-changing fourth end that handed five to Alberta North. The teams shook hands after six.

In Dene Games, Wednesday was hand games day. The junior boys were the most successful Team NT participants, reaching their final before being defeated by Kalaallit Nunaat (formerly Greenland).

There was snowboarding silver for Kihew Cabell-White in U14 banked slalom, with bronze for Storm Cabell-White in the U16 age bracket.

Bronze ulus were also won by the 1,500m snowshoe mixed relay team, figure skater Miah Harris and male curlers Team Wainman.

Meanwhile, there's one additional bronze ulu to report from Tuesday. Chris Stipdonk won bronze in one hand reach, behind Alaskans Parker Kenick and Kyle Worl.

In team sports, NT female basketball beat Alaska 73-39 to set up a semi-final against Nunavut on Thursday morning. The NWT is unbeaten so far at the games. The male team lost narrowly to the Yukon and will face Alaska in the final four on Thursday afternoon.

In futsal, the U16 female team beat Alberta North 2-1 to top the group and will play the same team in a semi-final on Thursday evening. The U18 female team was defeated by Nunavut and plays unbeaten Alaska in a semi-final on Thursday lunchtime. The U16 male team suffered back-to-back defeats against Sápmi and Nunavut and is out of the competition, while the U18 male team lost to the Yukon and plays Nunavut in a Thursday afternoon semi-final.

The NWT's gymnastics team finished fourth with individual events to come on Friday. 

In volleyball, the female team finishes the group stage with a 1-7 record and plays Nunavut to stay alive in the competition at 9am on Thursday. The male team finishes the group stage 0-8 and similarly plays Nunavut for a semi-final place on Thursday afternoon.

In hockey, aside from the U18 team's exploits, the female team lost 3-1 to Alaska but beat Nunavut 4-0 to earn a semi-final place against Alaska on Thursday morning. The U15 male team beat Nunavut 7-2 and plays Alberta North at lunch on Thursday for a place in the final. 


- Tamara Bain, centre, as Team Wainman faced Alberta North in the female curling final

- Lydia Nelner competes for Team NT in the first-ever open women's hand games competition at an Arctic Winter Games

- Mia Locke-Setter competes for Team NT female basketball against Alaska