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F.P. Walshe Flyers win provincial rugby bronze

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Contributor | Comments (0)

ANDREW WALMSLEY – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Friday and Saturday the F.P. Walshe Flyers travelled to Calgary to participate in the…Continue Reading

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Southwest United claims consolation title

Posted on 12 June 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments (0)

Southwest United claimed the consolation title at the weekend high school boys rugby provincial tournament at Calgary. United was ranked…Continue Reading

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Flyers earn trip to provincials

Posted on 06 June 2018 by Contributor | Comments (0)

ANDREW WALMSLEY, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Wednesday evening the F.P. Walshe Flyers hosted Chinook Coyotes in the Tier 2 high school girls rugby zone semifinal. The game took on added importance as both teams knew the winner would book a trip to provincials next Friday and Saturday, June 8-9, in Calgary. The winner would also take…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod tournament delivers for STARS air ambulance

Posted on 30 May 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod tournament delivers for STARS air ambulance

Staff at the STARS Foundation hasn’t won a game yet at the Fort Macleod STARS Charity Volleyball Tournament. That doesn’t…Continue Reading

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Alumni volleyball players hit court at F.P. Walshe

Posted on 01 May 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Alumni volleyball players hit court at F.P. Walshe

Past and present F.P. Walshe school athletes hit the court this weekend to raise money for the school’s volleyball program.…Continue Reading

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Atom Mavericks named Team of the Year

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Atom Mavericks named Team of the Year

The Atom Mavericks were named Fort Macleod Minor Hockey’s Team of the Year. The Mavericks, who won a Zone 5 banner and represented Fort Macleod at the Atom D provincial tournament, were honoured Wednesday during the awards ceremony at the Empress Theatre. “It’s always a tough decision,” Minor Hockey vice-president Kyle Nielson said. “It’s a…Continue Reading

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Jason Stockton, Hayden Archibald nominated for Clint Jordan Award

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Jason Stockton, Hayden Archibald nominated for Clint Jordan Award

Jason Stockton capped his Fort Macleod Minor Hockey career with the Clint Jordan Memorial Award. The Midget Mavericks defenceman received…Continue Reading

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Final preparations under way for STARS volleyball tournament

Posted on 03 April 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Final preparations under way for STARS volleyball tournament

Preparations are in the final stages this week for the 16th annual STARS Charity Volleyball Tournament at Fort Macleod. Forty-four…Continue Reading

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Playing for Team Canada was a dream come true

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Michael McTighe | Comments Off on Playing for Team Canada was a dream come true

Brigette Lacquette made history when she became the first First Nations hockey player to be named to the women’s Canadian national hockey team as it prepared for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Lacquette visited Piikani Secondary School after being invited to give a presentation to the students about her life and…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Skating Club held its annual carnival March 17 with the theme, ‘Under the Sea.' Here are some images.

Macleod Gazette editor Frank McTighe captured some of the action at the Fort Macleod Curling Club's ladies bonspiel.

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