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Atom Mavericks named Team of the Year

Posted on 10 April 2018 by Editor | Comments (0)

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 (0)

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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Christine Atkins realizes dream with Olympic silver medal

Posted on 20 March 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Christine Atkins realizes dream with Olympic silver medal

Fort Macleod’s Christine Atkins realized a childhood dream last month with a silver medal at the Winter Olympics in South Korea. The 35-year-old Atkins was an athletic therapist with the Canadian women’s hockey team that was edged by the U.S. in a shootout in the gold medal game. “It is an incredible honour to be…Continue Reading

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Brayden Provost tees off on U.S. college golf career

Posted on 08 March 2018 by staff | Comments Off on Brayden Provost tees off on U.S. college golf career

MICHAEL MCTIGHE, MACLEOD GAZETTE STAFF Brayden Provost moved to Fresno, California last fall to play golf at Fresno City College.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Mustangs season ends with loss

Posted on 20 February 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Mustangs season ends with loss

Jeremy Weasel Moccasin set up the tying goal Friday night and scored the winner in overtime as Kainai Braves staged a dramatic comeback to edge Fort Macleod Mustangs 7-6. The Braves fought back from a 5-1 deficit to pick up their eighth win of the season. For the Mustangs, the loss closed out a season…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod prepares for STARS volleyball

Posted on 31 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod prepares for STARS volleyball

Volleyball players once again have STARS in their eyes. Planning is under way for the 16th annual STARS volleyball tournament…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers fourth in tournament

Posted on 24 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on F.P. Walshe Flyers fourth in tournament

The F.P. Walshe Flyers battled to a fourth-place finish in their own junior high boys basketball tournament. The Flyers won…Continue Reading

Photo Albums Added

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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