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Athabasca bantam Hawks fly to provincials

It’s when championships are on the line that the great teams separate themselves from the good teams.

Jags host zones at B.C.H.S., but finish fourth improving their rank in the zone

On March 12, Barrhead Composite High School hosted the basketball zone championships, as both male and female teams competed for top spot in the zone. “It was a good, competitive tournament.

Junior high T-Birds are golden

It was a fantastic weekend for the two R.F. Staples junior high basketball teams at their divisional tournament in Barrhead March 4-5.

Carlyon up for national hoops award

Some players who get their start in high school sports go on to bigger and better things, and one Westlock athlete has truly shined.

Call up leaves impression on coach

A call up to the Barrhead Blackhawks made a big impression on the coaching staff. Jordan Adams of the Barr-head Angelz suited up for the Blackhawks on the weekend, but despite a strong effort from Adams, the Blackhawks dropped both games.

Barrhead claims two medals at games

Two teams from Barrhead won medals in the curling event at the 55-plus Winter Games held in St. Albert Feb. 24-27. Both team participated in the 65-plus curling event.
EPC senior cheerleaders win provincial bronze

EPC senior cheerleaders win provincial bronze

The Edwin Parr Composite senior high cheerleaders were on top of their game at the provincial championships last weekend. Their reward was a third-place finish and bronze medals for everyone.
Local hoops teams compete at regionals

Local hoops teams compete at regionals

Local basketball courts were busy last week as schools in Athabasca and Boyle hosted regional competitions. Last Thursday, Edwin Parr Composite hosted the boys ‘A’ event while Landing Trail Intermediate School was the site of the boys ‘B’ event.
Canada Winter Games a thrill for Kanzig

Canada Winter Games a thrill for Kanzig

The community of Athabasca can take pride in Team Alberta’s bronze medal in men’s hockey at the Canada Winter Games. Not only did they contribute one of their own, Keegan Kanzig, to the effort, but they also inspired him with their support.
Football season starts early at Multiplex

Football season starts early at Multiplex

It’s not the gridiron, but it’s close enough. Past, present and future members of the Edwin Parr Composite Pacers football team have been working out in the Rotary Fieldhouse at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex for the last month.