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JV T-Birds fly to zone title

JV T-Birds fly to zone title

JV T-Bird Brady Harbin receives a serve during the club’s run to the zone championship held in Barrhead Nov. 2-3. R.F.
Barrhead Gryphons win zone championship

Barrhead Gryphons win zone championship

Kevin Berger – Leader Staff The Barrhead Junior Gryphons girls’ volleyball team hit their stride this weekend exactly when they needed it most — during the North Central Zone Championship.
Barrhead hosts Alberta Floor Curling Association tournament

Barrhead hosts Alberta Floor Curling Association tournament

Sixteen teams from all over the region descended on the Barrhead Seniors Drop-in Centre Oct. 28 to participate in the centre’s first-floor curling event of the season.
Sharks bite into bronze at home tourney

Sharks bite into bronze at home tourney

The St. Mary Sharks weren’t perfect, but the girls managed to score a bronze medal, while the boys earned a spot in the semifinals, but lost out to finish fourth Sixteen teams from eight schools converged on the Rotary Spirit Centre Fieldhouse Oct.
Thunderbirds winning streak comes to an end

Thunderbirds winning streak comes to an end

The Westlock Thunderbirds finished off a rebuilding season falling 49-13 to the Cold Lake Royals Oct. 25.
Barrhead Bombers lose two during homestand

Barrhead Bombers lose two during homestand

It was a tough weekend for the Barrhead Bombers. On the weekend of Oct. 26 and 27, the Bombers lost a pair of home games at the Barrhead Agrena extending their losing streak to three games.
Thunderbirds end the season with their heads held high

Thunderbirds end the season with their heads held high

Andreea Resmerita – Leader Staff Thunderbirds end the football season with a loss but plenty of lessons learned and a stronger roster for next year despite uncertainty about which league they will belong to.
Thunderbirds cage Commandos

Thunderbirds cage Commandos

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 their first playoff game o
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