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Rough ending for Mosquito Baseball

Things did not end as well as hoped for for the Athabasca Mosquito Trappers at the Tier III provincials in Slave Lake July 21 and 22. The team went 0-and-3, falling 11-6 to Sherwood Park and 11-2 against Parkland on the first day.
Local runner prepares for race through Death Valley

Local runner prepares for race through Death Valley

Athabasca's Kerri Kanuga is preparing for her third Badwater 135 race - and the extreme heat the July 23-25 race will bring. "You can fry an egg on the pavement. I've had my shoes melt.

Athabasca Peewee Trappers perform well in Cold Lake

The Athabasca Peewee Trappers were in Cold Lake July 7-8 to play in the first of two tournaments which will determine which Tier they play in for provincials.

Athabasca mosquito-level team in St. Albert over the weekend

Athabasca's Mosquito-level Trappers found themselves in St. Albert July 7-8 to play some baseball against some provincial-level teams, with the tournament being the first of a two-parter to determine which Tier they play provincials in.

Rodeos coming for Boyle and Buffalo Lake

A pair of rodeos are coming up, with the Boyle and District Agricultural Society set to hold the annual Boyle Rodeo July 20-22, while the Buffalo Lake M├ętis Settlement (BLMS) to hold their open rodeo Aug. 25-26.

Athabasca FC settles for silver in St. Paul

The U15 Athabasca FC soccer team came up short over the weekend during Tier IV Rural Provincials Tournament in St. Paul. In the final match-up, they lost 2-1 to Vermilion, which forced the team to settle for silver.

Local hockey players going into Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame

Four local women who played for the Alberta girls hockey team at the 1991 Canada Winter Games in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island are to be inducted into the Alberta Hockey Hall of Fame in Red Deer July 22.

All good thing's must come to an end

The year-end tournament for the Edmonton Rural Recreational Baseball League (ERRBL) took place June 22-24 at the Athabasca Regional Multiplex. Teams from Athabasca, St.

Soccer tournament in Athabasca

The year-end soccer tournament for the U7, U9 and U11 soccer teams at Whispering Hills field in Athabasca June 23.

Athabasca softball teams end season in Clyde

Athabasca's Peewee and Mites level softball teams had their own year-end tournament in Clyde June 23.