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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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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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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 alumni hockey tournament raises $45,000 for health centre

Posted on 31 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $45,000 for health centre

Organizers of a three-day alumni hockey tournament turned over a $45,000 donation Thursday to the Fort Macleod Health Care Auxiliary Association. Organizer Rob Luther presented the cheque to auxiliary president Donna Taylor in a ceremony at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. The health care auxiliary will determine how the money is spent, ensuring…Continue Reading

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Turner Sharp named to Junior B all-star squad

Posted on 17 January 2018 by Editor | Comments Off on Turner Sharp named to Junior B all-star squad

A Fort Macleod player cracked the Heritage Junior Hockey League all-star lineup in his rookie season. Turner Sharp, 18, was…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $50,000 for palliative care

Posted on 20 December 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Fort Macleod alumni hockey tournament raises $50,000 for palliative care

Palliative care at the Fort Macleod Health Centre will receive a boost of close to $50,000 from a three-day alumni hockey tournament. The Hockey Through the Ages charity tournament far exceeded the expectations of organizers, who initially would have been pleased if the event made enough to buy a television for the palliative care program.…Continue Reading

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Charity hockey tournament supports palliative care in Fort Macleod

Posted on 01 November 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Charity hockey tournament supports palliative care in Fort Macleod

Past and present hockey players will lace up the blades in December in support of palliative care at Fort Macleod…Continue Reading

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Scott Trotter climbing hockey’s coaching ranks

Posted on 19 September 2017 by Editor | Comments Off on Scott Trotter climbing hockey’s coaching ranks

Scott Trotter continues his climb up the ranks this winter as head coach of the Coaldale Copperheads in the Heritage…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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