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Ladies with brooms at annual bonspiel

These ladies have brooms, and they know how to use them. The Barrhead Curling Club hosted the Ladies Bonspiel this past weekend and it was a great success.

Steelers iced by St. Albert Blues

With only five games left in the regular season, the Barrhead Midget ‘AA’ Steelers have to face down adversity to make the playoffs. One of their last remaining hurdles pulled into town last Friday. The St.
Aces trounced at home

Aces trounced at home

The Athabasca Aces had a night to forget on Saturday. The team played host to the powerful Onoway Ice Dogs and ended up on the wrong side of a 9-1 beating.
Atom Blazers having fun

Atom Blazers having fun

The mark of a good hockey team isn't always simply wins and losses. Results may be king in major junior hockey or the professional leagues, but when it's young kids out on the ice, having fun is the first priority.

Jaguars come out strong, but finish third

The girls and boys Senior Jaguars teams opened up their own invitational tournament with wins this past weekend, but both only managed to finish in third place.

Barrhead Raptors tearing into town

A football team is in the making for Barrhead children between the ages of 10 and 12. Eighteen potential players have already expressed interest in the team, and another six are all that is needed to field the Barrhead peewee Raptors.

Galliford impressive at Golden Bears tourney

After not knowing what to expect competing against university-aged girls for the first time, Kellie Galliford did her hometown proud at the Golden Bears Invitational wrestling tournament on Jan. 8, winning a silver medal in her division.
Silver T-Birds

Silver T-Birds

R.F. Staples School’s senior girls’ basketball team returned to Westlock with a silver medal around their necks following a Jan. 7-8 tournament in Whitecourt.
Mixed bonspiel warms up Multiplex

Mixed bonspiel warms up Multiplex

The name of the game was ‘fun’ at last weekend’s 2011 Athabasca Mixed Open Bonspiel. The three-day event held at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex featured 24 teams, including both local curlers and others that traveled to Athabasca to take part.
Aces edge Vipers at home

Aces edge Vipers at home

What started as a blowout became a hard-fought victory for the Athabasca Aces Sunday. The club hosted the Legal Vipers at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex Sunday, and it didn’t take them long to assert their dominance.