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JV T-Birds spike gold at home

JV T-Birds spike gold at home

There’s nothing quite like dominating the competition on your home court, but that’s exactly what the R.F Staples junior varsity girls did last weekend as they hosted the R.F. Staples JV Invitational last weekend.
Thunderbirds cage Commandos

Thunderbirds cage Commandos

Chris Zwick – Leader Staff Lessons learned during the course of a winless season paid off well for the Westlock Thunderbirds last weekend as the last-place team in the league took its place in the spotlight, defeating the Wainwright Commandos 39-6 in
Neerlandia wins silver at Sr. Jags’ Invitational

Neerlandia wins silver at Sr. Jags’ Invitational

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff The Onoway girls and Morinville boys were the big winners at the Barrhead Gryphons Senior Jaguars’ Invitational on Saturday, although the Neerlandia Public Christian School (NPCS) Eagles girls and boys were able to net sil
Up and down weekend for Warriors

Up and down weekend for Warriors

Nathan Brown races for the net with two Devon Barons players on his tail. The Warriors lost Oct. 11 game at the Rotary Spirit Centre 5-4, but recovered the next day with a 4-3 win over the Eckville Eagles.
Thunderbirds soar to first win of the year

Thunderbirds soar to first win of the year

After an 0-6 Wheatland Football League season, the Westlock Thunderbirds came back from Olds Oct. 11 with their first win of the year in an exhibition game coach Jon Kramer believes set them up well for playoffs.
Eagle Butte bound

Eagle Butte bound

Four Barrhead Composite High School (BCHS) cross-country athletes will be heading to Eagle Butte near Medicine Hat, Oct. 19 to compete in the Alberta Schools’Athletic Association (ASAA) provincial championships.

Barrhead Minor Hockey Association (BMHA) hits the ice in full stride

Barrhead Minor Hockey Association (BMHA) is looking to have another good year helping children learn life skills and have fun.
Senior Warriors open with a win

Senior Warriors open with a win

If the Westlock Warriors season opener against the Bonnyville Pontiacs is any indication, local fans will be in for a good year. The senior ‘AA’ club took to the ice at the Rotary Spirit Centre Oct.
Thunderbirds battle hard at Friday Night Lights

Thunderbirds battle hard at Friday Night Lights

The Westlock Thunderbirds may have been 0-5 on the season, but you couldn’t tell given the effort and attitude they displayed as they took on the visiting team from Bonnyville.
Bombers open inaugural season with two wins

Bombers open inaugural season with two wins

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff The Barrhead Bombers junior hockey team kicked off their inaugural season with a pair of wins over the visiting Cold Lake Hornets on Friday and Saturday.