Ty Ward, a Grade 8 PCA student, has earned a position on the Alberta National Jr. High rodeo team and will be travelling with fellow teammates to Gallup, New Mexico from June 27-July 3 to compete at the 6th annual National Jr. High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) in the Jr. Bull Riding competition.
Featuring more than 1000 contestants from 47 US states, Canadian provinces and Australia, the NJHFR is the world's largest Jr. High rodeo. In addition to competing for more than $75,000 in prizes, contestants wil

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John Bender drafted to the Calgary Stampeders

“Being Canadian, it’s always been a dream of mine to be drafted into the Canadian Football league.” That comes from John Bender, 23-year-old son of Wally and Linda Bender, of Three Hills.

John was drafted May 2, 2010 by the Calgary Stampeders. He went in the third round, 17th overall.

That was something of a surprise for the 6’8” 325 lb. Offensive Lineman. John was rated as the No. 1 prospect for the CFL Draft back in December. He was ranked No. 2 overall last month among all prospects by the C

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