Starling named football coach of the year

The Willow Creek Composite High School Cobras football team was the best in the province in 2019, but behind every great team is a great coaching staff. On May 14, Kelly Starling, the Cobras’ offensive coordinator, was named Football Alberta’s High School Tier-4 coach of the year. “I was surprised,” he said upon hearing about the award. “It’s pretty humbling.” But … Read more

Tribute to athletes

The lights have gone dim on all high school sports with the cancellation of classes back in March to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. It has meant not only that student athletes have not been able to compete, but that celebrations to honour their efforts have also been curtailed. In particular, Grade 12 students, who are graduating, lost … Read more

2020 Southern Alberta Summer Games cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of yet another long-time event – the Southern Alberta Summer Games which was scheduled for Raymond in July. The Southern Alberta Recreation Association announced on April 2 that in light of ongoing developments relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, and following discussions and recommendations from the host community, the games to be held July … Read more

Big save

Tyce D’Agnone, the goaltender for the Claresholm Atom Thunder hockey team, gets down low to make one of his 34 saves in a 5-3 victory over Indus in Game 1 of Claresholm’s league semi-final on Feb. 22. Come cheer them on as they play in their quest to Provincials at the Zone Finals, Game 2, vs. Picture Butte on Thursday, … Read more