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Robocall scandal should concern Canadians

It's been slightly like going to sleep in Canada during a non-election year and waking up in the U.S. during the Republican primaries.

Mustangs advance to Tier 1 midget final

The Olds Mustangs advanced to the Tier 1 midget North Central Minor Hockey Association final on Saturday defeating the Rocky Midget Royals 9-5 at the Olds Sports Complex.

Senior boys sitting in second heading into playoffs

The senior boys basketball team is heading to league finals this week in second place. The Cyclones beat their competition last week in their first playoff game against Carstairs in Olds.
Grizzlys take out Mustangs

Grizzlys take out Mustangs

The Olds Grizzlys advanced to the second round of the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs on Feb. 28 with a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Mustangs at the Olds Sports Complex.

Purcells and Groeneveld prepare to compete for Olympic spot

Local athletes Daniel and Thomas Purcell and Jessica Groeneveld are currently in Brazil preparing for the Pan American Championships set to take place on March 9th and 10th.

Spartans claim zone basketball championship

The Olds High School Spartans are the 4J south central zone basketball champions, after defeating Crowther Memorial Junior High School in a tightly contested final 52-48. It's the first junior basketball banner for the Spartans.
OHS Spartans teams advance to basetball finals

OHS Spartans teams advance to basetball finals

Both the Olds High School Spartans boys' and girls' senior basketball teams advanced to the Mountain View County Basketball League finals with victories on Wednesday at the Ralph Klein Centre.

Amazons on to round two

The Penhold Amazons are heading to the second round of playoffs after defeating the Calgary Warriors 6-2 on March 3. The win was the Amazons' second against the Warriors in a best-of-three series. The Amazons will have to get past the Lethbridge Jr.

Innisfail will host the Western Canada Championships

The boys who surprised even themselves last summer in their first year as a team, will continue strong into their second season having just heard news they'll be hosting the Western Canada Baseball Championships this summer.

Amazons win first playoff game

The Penhold Amazons had a great start to their playoff season, trouncing the Calgary Warriors 6-0 in the first of best of three series. "They just kind of dominated the whole game," said coach Val Gill. "The girls played great.