|Area trio is Alberta Winter Games bound|
Kendal Pierson of Wardlow, Bassano’s Rachel Beddows and Kaitlyn Paskowski of Brooks are Winter Games bound.
The trio will be competing in female hockey when the Games get underway this weekend in Medicine Hat.
Opening ceremonies will take place Saturday night and sporting events will run until Tuesday, Feb. 16.
The Alberta Winter Games are the first building block into the Hockey Alberta program.
Kendal Pierson, 11, said hockey is something her entire family plays. Full Story >
|Bandits pad lead on Camrose Kodiaks|
A great weekend by the Brooks Bandits, combined with two Camrose losses means the home team is close to clinching the South Division title.
The Bandits earned wins over both Camrose and Drumheller while the Kodiaks lost their second game by a 3-2 count to the Calgary Canucks.
With the results, the Bandits now have a 14 point lead over the Kodiaks for top spot.
Play Friday had the Bandits turning in a dominating performance for a 5-3 AJHL win. But the goaltending of Patrick Gora of the Kodiaks kept the game within reach. Full Story >
|Crusaders cruise to tournament victory|
St. Joseph’s Crusaders senior boys basketball team came away with top spot in their eight team home tournament this past weekend.
The Crusaders beat Holy Cross Collegiate in the first game 78-47, Ryley 60-46, and Rosemary in the final 72-49.
“We didn’t have much competition even when we struggled. It was a good tournament for our younger guys to develop,” said head coach Marc Lapierre. Full Story >
|Rockets connect for tournament win|
The Rosemary Rockets senior girls basketball team came away with top spot in tournament play in Banff this past weekend.
The first game of the weekend was against the Canmore Crusaders, a large 3A school and always a tough opponent.
The game was a struggle for the Rockets with the ball not falling for points easily. They held a minimal lead after the first half of 21-18 and were up 34-30 after three quarters. They went on to win the game 49-42. Full Story >