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Charity hockey tournament on ice for a year

Posted on 18 September 2019 by Editor | Comments (0)

A Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament that raised close to $100,000 for charity its first two years has been put…Continue Reading

Macleod player joins Canadian team in Italy

Posted on 04 September 2019 by admin | Comments (0)

Fort Macleod rugby player Michael McTighe experienced one of the highlights of his sports career last month when he joined…Continue Reading

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Jason Creighton planning to build on rookie season

Posted on 28 August 2019 by admin | Comments Off on Jason Creighton planning to build on rookie season

Coming off a strong rookie season, Jason Creighton is intent on playing a bigger role with the Coaldale Copperheads. Creighton,…Continue Reading

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Macleod’s Jamie Brown anticipates new season

Posted on 21 August 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Macleod’s Jamie Brown anticipates new season

Coming off a strong season, Fort Macleod’s Jamie Brown will shoulder an increased load this season with the Lethbridge College Kodiaks. The 20-year-old Brown will be captain of the women’s volleyball team for the 2019-’20 Alberta Colleges Athletic Association season. “We lost a couple of seniors who were very influential on the court,” said Brown,…Continue Reading

Fort Macleod youths can try rugby at free camp

Posted on 07 August 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod youths can try rugby at free camp

When Sofia Hoff was in elementary school she watched her older sisters Eden and Sienna play rugby with the F.P.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Triathlon adds virtual component

Posted on 02 July 2019 by staff | Comments Off on Fort Macleod Triathlon adds virtual component

The Fort Macleod Triathlon will take place about a month earlier than it has the past 16 years. The popular swim, bike, run event was moved to Saturday, July 13 from its traditional August date to avoid problems caused by late summer forest fires. “The last two years the air quality has been horrible,” organizer…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe schoolhonours top athletes

Posted on 26 June 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on F.P. Walshe schoolhonours top athletes

F.P. Walshe school honoured a pair of Grade 12 students last week as its top athletes. Haley Cervo and Isaiah…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers win Tier 2 zone rugby title

Posted on 05 June 2019 by Contributor | Comments Off on F.P. Walshe Flyers win Tier 2 zone rugby title

ANDREW WALMSLEY, GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR On Monday night the F.P. Walshe Flyers girls rugby team travelled to Lethbridge to take on Winston Churchill Griffins in the Tier 2 zone championship game. The Flyers had earned the first seed going into the game based on their 5-1 record in league play, while Churchill had upset second-place Chinook…Continue Reading

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Volleyball tournament keeps STARS in sky

Posted on 22 May 2019 by Editor | Comments Off on Volleyball tournament keeps STARS in sky

When the STARS helicopter flies over Fort Macleod, people know that someone’s life is in danger. So when the STARS Charity Volleyball Tournament has come around each of the past 17 years, people have been quick to lend support. This year the 42 teams that took part, along with the community, raised $11,419 for STARS.…Continue Reading

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Coed Slowpitch League tournament held its playoff tournament Aug. 23-24

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