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Peaks defeated in home basketball tournament

Even under the shadow of the Three Sisters, there will be no three-peat for the Bow Valley Peaks basketball team.
Banff sniper heads to nationals

Banff sniper heads to nationals

Courtney Hollihan has something to be excited about. The 15-year-old came home for the provincial air cadet marksmanship championship, held in Edmonton (April 15-17) with a second place in the standing competition and seventh place overall.
CCHS prepares for season opener

CCHS prepares for season opener

Late season snowfall has delayed outdoor activities for most summer sports enthusiasts in the Valley and for the Canmore Collegiate High School senior boy’s soccer program, not being able to get outside has put the team selection process on the fast
Canmorites turn ChumpCar into champ car

Canmorites turn ChumpCar into champ car

While most motorsport fans think of multi-million dollar speed machines, spectacular crashes and sponsorship dollars, a group of Canmore car enthusiasts have another vision of track glory.

Gillespie looks to graduate to FIS racing

Mike Gillespie is at the top of his class. In his final year before graduating to FIS racing, he decimated the competition during the final month of the Alpine ski season.

Monod family honoured at Norquay

Three generations ago, John Monod arrived in Banff from Switzerland with five dollars in his pocket, a watch and nothing else. He traded the watch for accommodation and worked to allow him to partake of his love of skiing.
Canmore gymnasts win provincials

Canmore gymnasts win provincials

Canmore is now home to three provincial gymnastics champions. Luke Fricker, Spencer Funk and Erika Lepper claimed top spot in their events on April 16 in Lethbridge, defeating many of the top gymnasts in Alberta.

Union Hall to host Friday night fights

Boxing fans are bracing for another rumble in the Rockies. Friday night fights are returning to Canmore in May as several local boxers will lace up the gloves next month for the first sanctioned event of the season.
McKeever guns for silver

McKeever guns for silver

Brian McKeever is no one trick pony.
American spoils Canuck snowboard cross party

American spoils Canuck snowboard cross party

American Jared Minghini spoiled the day for Canadian snowboard cross, taking gold in the snowboard cross competition in Lake Louise away from several national team members. “I’d rather be U.S.