Two local runners, Lisa Calverly and Devin Woodland, recently participated in the Cochrane Challenge, a half-marathon held on Saturday, June 12. Woodland finished 3rd overall and first in the U20 category. This past weekend, Sunday July 10, Devin competed in the Canmore Challenge (8 km run) held at Canmore Nordic Centre and won first place.

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Acme/Linden U18 Soccer win Provincial Gold

With all the controversy surrounding the Soccer Provincials this year, we all were wondering if there would even be any.
Well, they went ahead and what a weekend Acme/Linden had recently.
The U18 Boys and Girls went up and played in St. Albert and BOTH teams brought home Provincial Championships.
In addition the U16 Boys and Girls played in Provincials and also had a creditable showing with the Acme Girls losing out playing in the gold medal game by only a one goal difference with a goal saving ha

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Fort St. John Strikers win Tier 4 U16 Provincial Soccer

 

The Fort St. John Strikers took home the Gold medal as Three Hills hosted the Tier 4 U16 Provincial Soccer Championships at Wilson Fields July 9-11. Hinton Whew picked up the Silver medals while the Three Hills Strikers claimed Bronze.
A total of eight teams competed. The other five were Stettler, Thorsby, Vegreville, Linden and Sherwood Park.
The Kick To Win competition saw Three Hills tied with Vegreville at 36 points each after six events. Vegreville won bragging rights and a six-foot Subw

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Thirty kids competed a ten-week triathlon training program coached by Darta Thiessen and Ethel Hoel with help from many volunteers. The twice-a-week sessions involved swimming, running and occasional biking together, as well as instruction and practice in doing the transitions and much more. The program ended with an in-house triathlon run-through in which the kids all did the official distances for their age groups according to the ATA (Alberta Thiathlon Association), whom the group is register

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