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Optimistic ending for Eagles season

The Innisfail Eagles 63rd season has finally come to a close after a recent tough weekend this month at Provincials in Provost. The team came together for the team’s most important weekend of the year.

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Dodd wins Moomba Masters Waterski champion Ryan Dodd began his season this year on a winning note. Dodd won the gold medal in men's jump at the Moomba Masters, a prestigious event held March 14 which traditionally opens the professional season.

Provincial badminton contenders compete at RKC

Some of the best club badminton players throughout Alberta competed in the Yonnex Alberta Junior Badminton Championships Friday through Sunday at the Ralph Klein Centre.

Lowered fees may help boost lacrosse participation

Town council agreed to lower the rental cost of the Olds Sports Complex for Olds Minor Lacrosse at its meeting on March 28. The rate was lowered to $44 per hour from the current $63.

Swimmers break records during short course season

Members of the Olds Rapids are focusing on long course competitions with the successful conclusion to short course season. Short course season for swimming culimated with provincial championships in Calgary March 11 and 12.

Outstanding minor hockey players recognized

The Innisfail Minor Hockey Association IMHA) held its annual awards banquet on March 28 and 29 and players were recognized for their hard work, sportsmanship, leadership, and attitude towards the game.

Fehr takes Mount Royal to national championships

Former Innisfail Junior Senior High School student and athlete Brianna Fehr took her education and her sport to a new level of success this year.
JV girls win basketball championship

JV girls win basketball championship

The Sundre girls junior varsity basketball team finished the season not only with an impressive record, says the team's coach, but league champs as well.

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Bantam Bulldogs beat Stettler The Olds Bantam Bulldogs beat the Stettler Cougars 28-8 in Central Alberta Football League action on Saturday at Normie Kwong Park.

Renegades earn silver at provincials

The Olds Female Midget Renegades lost a close 1-0 contest in the final of the Midget B Provincial Hockey Championships in Barrhead. The team opened the tournament on Thursday tying the host Barrhead Blackhawks 3-3.