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Hockey Hawks soared in 2010-11

Hockey Hawks soared in 2010-11

There’s no denying that Athabasca loves its hockey, and the 2010-11 hockey season proved that once again. It was a busy year for the Athabasca and District Minor Hockey Association (ADMHA) and all of the young players that wear the Hawks jersey.

Local Barrhead girl shines for the Fort

A local girl travelled an hour and a half all winter to play for the Fort Saskatchewan girls Pee Wee ‘A’ and bantam ‘B’ Fury hockey teams.

County's hidden gem has a great year on the slopes

The County of Barrhead has a hidden gem. Misty Ridge Ski Hill had its final day of skiing and snowboarding on April 3, and by all accounts it was a great year. The County experienced huge amounts of snow this year.

Silver lining for men's volleyball team

A group of nine Westlock volleyball players are bringing back a silver medal from Leduc, where they were competing in the Men’s ‘B’ Provincial tournament on April 2-3.
Burgeson makes Top 10 in nation

Burgeson makes Top 10 in nation

A former Westlock resident has made it big in the Canadian golf world, playing well enough to rank sixth on the Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association’s (CPGA) first annual top 100 list of Canadian golfers.

Blackhawks host tough provincial finals

The Barrhead Agrena was the site for the 2011 Midget ‘B’ Female Provincial Finals, and the Barrhead Blackhawks were the host team. Champions from 10 zones descended on Barrhead to duke it out for the provincial title.

Jags cap off year at Blue Heron

The Barrhead Jaguars traded inflatable basketballs for harder and smaller bowling balls. On March 21, both the boys and girls teams teamed up for a fun filled, end-of-year event at Blue Heron Bowl. “It was a very rewarding year.
Super Sabres

Super Sabres

After overcoming several obstacles this season, including injuries, suspensions and a shortage of players, the Westlock Tier 3 Midget Sabres are 1660 League champions after defeating the Lamont Hawks 3-2 March 20 at Jubilee Arena.

Ice freeze Vegreville for title

It was another golden night at Jubilee Arena March 21 as the Pee Wee Ice scored a 6-4 win over the Vegreville Wranglers to win the 1660 Tier 5 League championship. “It feels good,” said coach Don Medcke.
Basketball scholarship for local teen

Basketball scholarship for local teen

Amy Kobzey’s skills on the basketball court have not gone unnoticed.