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Spitfires claim provincial baseball championship

Spitfires claim provincial baseball championship

The Olds Spitfires claimed the Bantam Tier I Provincial Baseball Championship by defeating the Camrose Cougars 8-2 on July 28 at O.R. Hedges Park.
Special Olympians bound for nationals

Special Olympians bound for nationals

Eight athletes from Olds will be going to the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in Vancouver next year.
Arena Dave is honoured at memorial game

Arena Dave is honoured at memorial game

Old memories were shared and new ones were forged at the Innisfail Arena on July 14 when the Innisfail Yetti Junior B Lacrosse team held its First Annual Dave Lorette Memorial game.
Hay City Slam becoming bigger draw

Hay City Slam becoming bigger draw

The Hay City Slam, hosted at Centennial Park on July 27 and 28, is fast becoming more popular with BMX trick riders and skateboard enthusiasts.
Olds residents claim eight medals from 55 Plus games

Olds residents claim eight medals from 55 Plus games

Jeannine Palardy claimed two silver medals in swimming at the Alberta 55 Plus Summer Games held in Barrhead and Westlock from July 25 to 28. She was among eight Olds participants who claimed 13 medals at the event.
Flood-delayed charity hockey game rescheduled

Flood-delayed charity hockey game rescheduled

A charity hockey game postponed by last month's floods has been rescheduled. The fifth annual Rocky Mountain Hockey Challenge will take place at the Cochrane Arena on Aug. 18 with doors opening at noon and the game beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Stunning comeback for Fleming

Stunning comeback for Fleming

Going into round four of the Sun Life Financial Alberta Amateur golf championship one would think it was all but over.
Junior golfers take swing at the big time

Junior golfers take swing at the big time

Players on the PGA Tour Canada made a recent pit stop at the Innisfail Golf Club to mentor a handful of star-struck junior golfers in the fine art of the game.
Local golfers compete at summer games

Local golfers compete at summer games

Local golfers Chrissie and Alan Finch played well at the Special Olympics Summer Games held in Devon last month, but failed to qualify for Team Alberta at the national games to be held next summer in Vancouver.
Maschke wins two of three matches at Pan American Games

Maschke wins two of three matches at Pan American Games

Local wrestler Amber Maschke won two of three matches that she competed in at the Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile from July 10 to 15, taking bronze in the 55-kilogram women's junior freestyle competition. “I thought that I wrestled really well.
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