Under-18 Thunder blast Taber on Saturday night

By Rob VogtIt was Hockey Night in Claresholm as the Claresholm Under-18 Thunder blew out Taber in Central Alberta Hockey League Tier-3 action.The Thunder hosted Taber on Saturday night, Nov. 25, winning by a score of 9-5.Claresholm took control early, jumping out to a 4-0 lead after the first period.Scoring for the Thunder were Kaden Pothegadoo, assisted by Blake Cisar … Read more

Cobras take fourth at volleyball Zones

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School senior varsity girls volleyball team went into the Alberta Schools Athletic Association 1A/2A South Zone tournament ranked fourth and that’s how they ended up.The Cobras hosted the 1A/2A South Zone tournament, which determined this area’s two representatives for the provincial championship tournament, which runs from Nov. 16 to 18 in Whitecourt.They welcomed … Read more

South Champions

The Claresholm Cobras bantam football team has won the Football Alberta South Championship and is off to the Tier-2 provincial nine-man bantam football championship game. They blew out the Pincher Creek Mustangs by a score of 52-7 in the South Championship final in Raymond on Saturday, Nov. 4, and will now face Olds for the provincial championship on Saturday, Nov. … Read more

Cobras tie for third in post-season tournament

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School junior “B” girls tied for third place in their post-season tournament on the strength of some thrilling volleyball.Willow Creek Composite High School hosted the league post-season tournament on Saturday, Oct. 28, welcoming teams from the Crowsnest Pass; Fort Macleod; Lundbreck; Piikani Nation; Kainai Nation; Pincher Creek; and Nanton.Claresholm actually had two teams. … Read more

Cobras win home tournament

By Rob VogtThe Willow Creek Composite High School junior high “A” girls’ volleyball team won their home tournament last Friday, in a thrilling final against arch-rival Nanton.The Cobras, made up of Grade 8 and 9 players, hosted the one-day Cobra Classic junior high “A” girls volleyball tournament on Friday, Oct. 20.They opened by sweeping the F.P. Walshe Flyers of Fort Macleod by … Read more