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Oilers hockey camp coming to Multiplex

For one weekend in May, Athabasca will officially be Oil Country. The Edmonton Oilers hockey club will bring their annual development camp to the Athabasca Regional Multiplex May 13-15.

Almost time to break out the golf clubs

It’s almost time to start breaking out the golf gear. All the snow is almost gone, and that means the Barrhead Golf Club will be welcoming bookings for tee times.

Boston Marathon an unforgettable experience

Running the Boston Marathon will be something Colleen Bauer will never forget. “It was an amazing experience. Even the whole winding up to it and the actual marathon was fantastic,” said Colleen Bauer.
Fun, successful season on the slopes for the Tawatinaw Valley Freeriders

Fun, successful season on the slopes for the Tawatinaw Valley Freeriders

The long winter may finally be giving way to spring, but it will be missed by some talented local skiers. The Tawatinaw Valley Freeriders had another successful season in 2010-11, with 20 kids hitting the slopes throughout the winter months.

Boyle Hockey holds AGM

The ice may be gone, but the work continues for Boyle Minor Hockey. The organization held its annual general meeting last week.

Ward makes the grade

One Westlock badminton player will be making a trip down to Strathmore on May 6-7 after earning a spot at the provincial badminton tournament. Karmen Ward, a Grade 12 student at R.F.

T-Birds start spring training

Westlock’s high school football team is gearing up for another run at Wheatland Football League (WFL) glory, with its spring training camp right around the corner.

Hockey players take home hardware

Athabasca’s young hockey players had plenty of hardware to take home last week. Though hockey season is over, it’s not forgotten as the 2010-11 season was celebrated last Thursday with the Athabasca Minor Hockey Awards Night.
Spring camp approaches for football Pacers

Spring camp approaches for football Pacers

Football season isn’t as far away as it seems. The Edwin Parr Composite Pacers may not be slated to play any ‘real’ games until September, but the players won’t be waiting that long to get back in action.

BMHA celebrates a successful year

Players, coaches, volunteers, families and friends packed the gym to watch as plaques, medals and certificates were handed out as the Barrhead Minor Hockey Association held their annual awards night on April 13 in the east gym at Barrhead Composite H