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Bears bask in provincial rugby glory

Bears bask in provincial rugby glory

The Banff Bears high school rugby squad has achieved something that’s never been done before, in any sport, at their school: the squad captured a provincial championship.

Banff Rugby men edge Hornets

While the defence wasn’t airtight and the offence lacked finish, the Banff Rugby Football Club men’s side had enough in the tank to defeat the last-place Calgary Hornets 29-28 at the Rec Grounds on June 11.
Bears complete rugby repeat

Bears complete rugby repeat

To win a championship is to taste sweet success. To defend is divine; no one knows that better than a dedicated group of rugby players in Banff.
Banff rugby women blanked on home pitch

Banff rugby women blanked on home pitch

It was a home opener the Banff women’s rugby team would like to forget. Shut out in their own backyard, the squad dropped a 27-0 decision to the Calgary Rams in Calgary Rugby Union action at the Banff Rec Grounds, Saturday (June 4).
Kananaskiker tests cyclists over two gruelling days

Kananaskiker tests cyclists over two gruelling days

The first ever Kananaskiker mountain bike race lived up to its namesake, however, several local racers performed admirably during the grueling two-day event at the Canmore Nordic Centre.

United downs Pika for Big Head title

Canmore United defeated bitter rival Pika Village 3-1 in penalty kicks to capture the second annual Big Head soccer tournament at Millennium Field on June 5, earning the right to hoist the Bow Valley’s most inimitable trophy.
Banff overpowers Highwood

Banff overpowers Highwood

Let the race for rugby supremacy begin. The Banff High School boy’s rugby team downed Highwood High School in convincing fashion as they trounced their opponents 31-9 at the Banff Rec Grounds, Monday (May 29).
Strathmore downs Canmore in playoffs

Strathmore downs Canmore in playoffs

The Strathmore High School boy’s soccer team exacted a measure of revenge on Canmore Collegiate High School, defeating the Crusaders 3-1 at Lion’s Park on Monday, (May 29) in the playoff semifinal.
Japan tops bouldering World Cup

Japan tops bouldering World Cup

Bouldering requires an unparalleled skill set in the sporting world: the strength of a weight lifter, the agility of a gymnast and the mind of a chess master – and all must come together for success on the world stage.

Sethnas strong at World Cup

Banff’s Eric Sethna finished 13th while his sister Elise grabbed 19th as the Bow Valley was well represented at the first Canadian bouldering World Cup, last weekend (May 27-29).