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Birds lose to Chiefs in overtime

Friday night was the Innisfail Eagles’ last home game of the 2010/11 Chinook Hockey League regular season. The Eagles played host to the 13-5-1 Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs AAA team.

IHS athletes net wins during start of season

Going into the exam break, Innisfail High School (IHS) athletes will have some time to look back and reflect on a good first half to the basketball season.
Boxing club fighting for exposure

Boxing club fighting for exposure

It may be one of the best-kept secrets in Olds. However, with a change of location to the new Force Conditioning location on 50th Avenue in the uptown core, the Olds Boxing Club may become better known.

Grizzlys look to hold fourth spot

A tough week on the scoreboard has the Olds Grizzlys looking into the rear-view mirror as they look to hold on to a home ice position for the first round of the Alberta Junior Hockey League playoffs.

Tough line-up for classic

If the Olds High senior basketball teams want to emerge victorious from this weekend's Spartan Classic basketball tournament, they'll have to overcome some top teams.

Mustangs ready for home stretch

Considering the number of games the Olds Midget Mustangs will have to play in February, direct qualification into provincials has come as a blessing to the team.

Sports Shorts

Skating Club hosts regional event The Olds Sports Complex will be the site of flips and spins on the weekend as the Olds Figure Skating Club hosts Edge of Excellence: Central Region FunSkate.

Ball tournament diamond fee waiver OK'd

Town councillors have OK'd the waiver of the rental fees on the Sundre diamonds for the Sno-Pitch Swing For Charity Sno-pitch tournament on March 5 ñ 6.

Chiefs third in Grizz tourney

It was a third-place finish for the Olds Bantam Chiefs at the annual Olds Grizzlys Bantam AA Hockey tournament on the weekend.
Blackfalds field house dream brightens

Blackfalds field house dream brightens

A field house in Blackfalds is one step closer to reality. Residents got a chance to look at plans for the facility at an open house last week, and Blackfalds Mayor Melodie Stol says the designs were well received.