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Gorgeous sun greets Rotary's anniversary tourney

Gorgeous sun greets Rotary's anniversary tourney

Nearly 130 players took to the fairways at the Innisfail Golf Club under sunny skies Thursday for the 2011 Innisfail Rotary 25th Anniversary Golf Tournament. “It was gorgeous,” Club president Jean Barclay said of the weather. “Lucky us.

Heywood celebrates end of successful college sporting career

Callee Heywood is proof brains and brawn do mix. Heywood, 21, recently returned home to Innisfail after completing both her collegiate sporting career and undergraduate degree at Union College in Schenectady, NY.
Indians miss opportunities to beat Red Deer

Indians miss opportunities to beat Red Deer

When the game ended the Innisfail Indians’ 8 – 3 home field loss on June 29 to the defending league champion Red Deer Goliath Razorbacks was not as important as the lessons learned.

Tiny bullriders bucking to head to Nebraska

They are little and young. Sometimes just two years old and only two feet tall. But their attitude says they are as tough and ready as any seasoned cowboy.

Stingers battle Locos to tie at Sportsplex

The Olds Stingers recorded a tie and a loss on the weekend in Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League action, tying the Lacoka Locos 8-8 at home and losing 10-5 to the Rockyview Silvertips on the road.

Sweetman watches best golfers in world

Ron Sweetman returned last week from watching some of the best golfers in the world compete for the U.S. Open title at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Sweetman was in the Washington, D.C.

McLellan Ross Sun Junior Tour attracts Alberta's best

Junior golfers from across the province will gather in Carstairs on July 12 to participate in the McLellan Ross Sun Junior Tour.

Cubs rally to beat Indians

The Carstairs Cubs exacted some revenge on the Innisfail Indians last week, following a loss to the south division leaders the week before.

Swinging big for the Innisfail Minor Hockey Association

Sponsors and supporters of the Innisfail Minor Hockey Association were out on the links last week to ensure reasonable and affordable registration fees next year for local young hockey players.

Grizzlys make trade with Eagles

The Olds Grizzlys made a trade with the Canmore Eagles last week, shipping Alex Barnes to the Eagles for defenceman Chris Stachiw.