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Crusaders win zone volleyball title

Was there any doubt? After a stellar season of silver and gold – four gold medals and seven silver medals to be precise -– the Canmore Collegiate High School Junior Boys volleyball squad capped off a dream year with a Zone Championship victory Nov.

Davies, McLeish earn World Cup debut

Ever since she was 12 years old, Tess Davies would travel to the World Cup race at Lake Louise. She would line the fence with the rest of the pint-sized racers, begging for racing bibs and autographs from the best skiers in the world.
Eagles' band of brothers post back-to-back wins

Eagles' band of brothers post back-to-back wins

The Canmore Eagles appear to have found a solution to their early season woes: brotherly love. Three sets of brothers – Luke and Simon Philp, Alex and Cam Barnes, Riley and Brayden Point – all contributed in back-to-back victories on Nov.
Hudec alive and kicking for Lake Louise World Cup

Hudec alive and kicking for Lake Louise World Cup

Banff’s Jan Hudec isn’t dead. However, if you ask those in the ski world, most are ignorant of his exact whereabouts.
Biathlete Gow earns final world cup berth

Biathlete Gow earns final world cup berth

Scott Gow’s meteoric rise up Canada’s biathlon ranks took another giant leap forward as he secured the final spot on Canada’s world cup team during national team trials Tuesday, Nov. 15. “That’s amazing. I didn’t think that would be the case.
Zack attack too much for Copperheads

Zack attack too much for Copperheads

Zack Wildman scored three times and Ryan Robertson hammered home the overtime winner as the Banff Hockey Academy Bears defeated the Coaldale Copperheads 6-5 in overtime, Saturday (Nov. 12) at the Fenlands Centre.

Eagles mourn loss of teammate Patrick Steel

The local hockey community is in mourning after rookie Canmore Eagles forward Patrick Steel was found dead on Wednesday (Nov. 9). According to Eagles’ general manager Andrew Milne, Steel was sent home from practice on Tuesday (Nov.
Crawford, Kocher qualify for world cup races

Crawford, Kocher qualify for world cup races

Rosanna Crawford shot clean and Zina Kocher skied like the wind to secure the final two world cup spots on Canada’s national biathlon team.

Cadets shoot straight on biathlon range

Six local cadets competed against the best in the southwest as the Canmore Nordic Centre hosted the Cadet Summer Biathlon Zone Championships on Sunday (Nov. 6). The run and shoot event saw cadets run around a 1.

Eagles energy sags against Bonnyville Pontiacs

The Canmore Eagles have developed a familiar dance pattern this season – one step forward, two steps back. Following their first road win of the season Saturday (Nov.