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Atkins strikes Olympic gold

Posted on 23 March 2022 by Editor

Fort Macleod’s Christine Atkins last month added an Olympic gold medal to her collection. Atkins was athletic therapist for the Canadian women’s hockey team that defeated the United States 3-2 in the gold medal game in Beijing, China. “It hasn’t fully sunk in yet,” Atkins said in an interview. “This year was pretty amazing. We…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod U11 Mavericks claim championship banner

Posted on 16 March 2022 by Editor

The Fort Macleod Mavericks are the Central Alberta Tier 4 U11 Hockey League’s green division champions. The Mavericks beat Okotoks…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod’s Jamie Brown a volleyball all-star

Posted on 16 March 2022 by staff

Fort Macleod’s Jamie Brown was named last week to the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference south division all-conference team. Brown joined…Continue Reading

Hockey players donate to Fort Macleod health care auxiliary

Posted on 16 March 2022 by Editor

A group of hockey players has skated to the aid of health care in Fort Macleod. Organizers of the third…Continue Reading

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F.P. Walshe Flyers win senior girls playoff title

Posted on 09 March 2022 by Editor

F.P. Walshe Flyers are the Chinook Basketball League playoff champions. The Flyers won three straight games in the two-day tournament…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod U13 Mavericks are playoff champions

Posted on 09 March 2022 by Editor

Fort Macleod Mavericks are the champions of the Central Alberta Tier 4 U13 Hockey League’s blue division. The Mavericks swept…Continue Reading

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STARS tournament begins to take shape

Posted on 02 March 2022 by Editor

After falling victim to the COVID-19 pandemic for two years, the STARS volleyball tournament returns to the court in April. The three-day tournament in Fort Macleod in recent times has doubled its goal of funding one flight by the air ambulance. “I’m hoping we can reach that goal again,” founder and organizer Mike Bourassa said.…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Mustangs to battle Lethbridge Lightning in playoffs

Posted on 02 March 2022 by Editor

Fort Macleod Mustangs and Lethbridge Lightning met Saturday in a Ranchland Hockey League playoff preview. In the final regular season…Continue Reading

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Flyers win Cobra Classic

Posted on 23 February 2022 by Editor

F.P. Walshe Flyers won three straight games to claim the championship of the weekend Cobra Classic high school girls basketball…Continue Reading