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Eagles drop game to Vipers

As the peewee ‘B’ playoffs approach, the Barrhead Eagles are gearing up to make a run at the league championship. On Feb. 10, the Whitecourt Vipers pulled into town for a makeup game that was a rehearsal for Round 1 of the playoffs.

Steelers show the Warriors how to win

The Barrhead ‘AA’ Midget Steelers lost 3-2 in Game 2 of their provincial playdowns on Feb. 9 against the St. Alberta Crusaders, but quickly got over the loss in time for their game against the Morinville Warriors on Feb. 11.

Wrestlers pin down some hardware

A small team did not stop the Westlock Wrestling Club from bringing home three medals from two tournaments at the Butterdome in Edmonton on Feb. 5. The club sent 10 wrestlers, and came home with two golds and one silver, said coach Jessie Norton.
Hein fights for bronze at nationals

Hein fights for bronze at nationals

A Westlock taekwondo athlete has done her town and province proud by bringing home a bronze medal from a national competition. Kiana Hein, 12, was in Winnipeg for the 2011 Canadian National Championships on Jan.

Steelers' Provincial playdown ends in draw

Last time the Barrhead Midget ‘AA’ Steelers squared off against division rivals St. Albert Crusaders on Jan. 7, it was a no-contest matchup. On Friday, the Crusaders came back to Barrhead for Game 1 of their Provincial Playdown series.

Eagles thump Westlock in game two of Provincials

The Barrhead peewee ‘B’ Eagles are serving notice to remaining teams; be ready. Westlock came into town last Thursday for Game 2 of their provincial playdown series with the Eagles, getting thumped 15-4.
Cheerleaders take over Multiplex

Cheerleaders take over Multiplex

This year’s Edwin Parr Composite Cheerfest was bigger and better than ever.
Peewee Hawks dropped by Barrhead

Peewee Hawks dropped by Barrhead

The second round of the provincial playdowns got off to a rough start for the Athabasca Peewee ‘A’ Hawks.

Steelers beat up on Polar Kings

The Wainwright Polar Kings must have been very happy when the buzzer ended the game on Saturday. Relying heavily on a strong forecheck, the Barrhead Midget ‘AA’ Steelers played a physically punishing game resulting in a 10-3 win at home.

Renegades lose game to rivals

The rivalry between the Barrhead Midget ‘AA’ Renegades and the Athabasca Winter Hawks reached a fevered pitch on Friday at the Agrena. It was a physical contest from the drop of the puck until the buzzer sounded at the end of the game.