Retro night basketball alumni games fill the high school gym

By Rob VogtWillow Creek Composite High School turned back the hands of time, hosting a retro night and basketball alumni games.The stands were full as players from the last four decades returned to the school on Friday night, March 31.The current senior varsity girls’ took on the ladies’ alumni, who brought their “A” game, winning by a score of 70-43.Scoring … Read more

Cobra athletes star for Chinook all-star girls’ basketball team

By Frank McTighe, The Macleod GazetteThe stars of the Chinook Basketball League were on display Wednesday, March 22, at F.P. Walshe school in Fort Macleod.The league held its annual high school girls’ all-star game, with the white team beating the dark team 77-53.The white team was made up of Sloane Grier, Tess Provost and Lalaine Mendoza of the F.P. Walshe … Read more

Elks, Royal Purple host curling championship

By Rob VogtThe Stavely Arena was turned into a five-sheet curling rink, complete with purple rings, as the community welcomed the Elks and Royal Purple Canadian Curling Championship last week.The event ran from March 23 to 25, attracting 17 teams in three events.The event began with the opening ceremonies on Thursday, March 23.,Piper Steven DeGraaf and RCMP Constable Chris Vitek … Read more

Claresholm Under-18 Thunder claim division hockey championship

By Rob VogtThe Claresholm Under-18 Thunder used a five-goal second period to break open a tight game and capture the Central Alberta Hockey League Tier-3 Red Division championship on Friday night.The Thunder hosted a combined team from Foremost and Bow Island in Game 2 of their best-of-three championship final at Claresholm Arena on March 10.The Thunder led the series 1-0 … Read more

‘A’ boys win zone championship

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School junior high “A” boys’ basketball team capped off a near perfect season by winning another championship.The Cobras travelled to Coaldale for the South Zone 3J boys basketball championship on March 4, defeating the host Kate Andrews Pride in the championship final by a score of 78-77.The zone championship goes along with the Cobras regular … Read more