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Steelers beat up on Polar Kings

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

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.
Hague cut by UFC

Hague cut by UFC

The third time was not the charm for local mixed martial arts fighter Tim Hague. At least, not in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Bantam Hawks steamroll Westlock

Bantam Hawks steamroll Westlock

In game one of their provincials series with Westlock on Sunday, the Bantam ‘AA’ Athabasca Winterhawks made a statement.
Ice freeze Athabasca

Ice freeze Athabasca

Westlock’s Pee Wee Ice will advance to the next round of provincial ‘C’ playoffs against Barrhead this week after defeating the Athabasca Hawks 4-3 last Thursday.
T-Birds mine bronze at home tourney

T-Birds mine bronze at home tourney

They may not be as good as gold, but the R.F. Staples senior boys T-Birds turned in a performance at their home tournament that was good enough to be bronzed.
Antler and horn scoring show goes Saturday

Antler and horn scoring show goes Saturday

Hunters from all across Alberta will convene in Westlock on Jan. 29, 2011 for the Busby & District Fish and Game Association’s third annual Antler and Horn Scoring. The event is related to the fall hunting season, said association member Brian Yagos.
Sabres skate on Rexall ice

Sabres skate on Rexall ice

Westock’s midget Sabres team got a once in a lifetime chance on Jan. 21 when they played an exhibition game against a team from Vegreville at Rexall Place in Edmonton.
Hague loses UFC Troops fight

Hague loses UFC Troops fight

Fighting for the troops was a thrill for Tim Hague, but losing wasn’t.
Sunny day for Athabasca Loppet

Sunny day for Athabasca Loppet

The sun was shining and the weather was unseasonably warm when cross-country skiers gathered for the Athabasca Loppet on Sunday. In all, 64 skiers (14 of them local) ranging in age from five to over 40 competed in races as short as 0.
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