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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.
Lacrosse association gets set for 2011

Lacrosse association gets set for 2011

Lacrosse is Canada’s official national summer sport, and has developed a strong following in the Westlock area. Starting Jan.

Misty Ridge gaining momentum

Misty Ridge Ski Hill welcomes 2011 with a bounding sense of optimism thanks to Barrhead County council and Mother Nature.
Krusaders edge out first-place Drillers

Krusaders edge out first-place Drillers

Westlock's Tier 2 Pee Wee Krusaders got a well-earned notch in the victory column after defeating the first-place Devon Drillers 5-4 last Monday night at the Jubilee Arena.

Hawks practice with the pros

Christmas usually comes only once a year, but for the Barrhead Atom ‘A’ Hawks, Jan. 3 was as close to a second Christmas as they’ll get.

Sports Year in Review July to December 2010

The members of Barr-head’s Blue Heron Bowl 55-Plus Triples couldn’t have been prouder to be among the best seniors bowling teams in Canada after they placed fourth at nationals.