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Airdrie's top sports stories of 2020

Airdrie's top sports stories of 2020

Pandemic impact Several sports teams and leagues in Airdrie faced unprecedented disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The early days of the pandemic saw mass cancellations of a number of sports impacting local teams.
Airdrie sports teams offer online training and support

Airdrie sports teams offer online training and support

While many of Airdrie’s athletes haven’t been able to play their sport of choice in recent weeks, coaches are finding creative ways to help athletes continue their development during the difficult time.
Bragg Creek native named to Canada’s World Junior roster

Bragg Creek native named to Canada’s World Junior roster

Bragg Creek hockey player earn spots on highly-touted Canadian squad for World Junior
How to stay fit during a COVID-19 Christmas

How to stay fit during a COVID-19 Christmas

With the updated COVID-19 restrictions closing gyms and fitness centres, colder temperatures, shorter days, and longer nights, our motivation to stay fit is probably low.
Bisons staying positive amid cancellation of Mac’s tournament

Bisons staying positive amid cancellation of Mac’s tournament

There will be no Mac's AAA Midget World Invitational Hockey Tournament for the Airdrie CFR Chemical Bisons to compete in this Christmas, after the tournament was cancelled in the fall due to the spread of COVID-19.
Wozniewicz signs letter of intent to University of Wisconsin

Wozniewicz signs letter of intent to University of Wisconsin

“It was like everything’s come to reality now. It’s actually happening, it’s not just a verbal commitment, it’s on paper."
Gavin Rose qualifies for World Junior Rodeo Finals

Gavin Rose qualifies for World Junior Rodeo Finals

Christmas could come early for Airdrie’s littlest cowboy this year. For the first time in his young rodeo career, nine-year-old Gavin Rose of Airdrie has qualified for the Junior World Finals, which will be held in Fort Worth, Tex. from Dec. 2 to 9.
Student-athletes come to terms with cancelled sports

Student-athletes come to terms with cancelled sports

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike throughout Alberta, the chance of Airdrie’s student-athletes partaking in a winter sports season is looking increasingly unlikely. On Nov.
Phoenix quarterback commits to Windsor Lancers

Phoenix quarterback commits to Windsor Lancers

A senior quarterback with the Springbank Phoenix is heading to Ontario next fall to continue his promising football career. Danny Skelton, 17, signed his letter of intent earlier this spring to join the University of Windsor Lancers.
Airdrie sports clubs grapple with two-week suspension

Airdrie sports clubs grapple with two-week suspension

Many of Airdrie’s sporting organizations are feeling unfairly done by following the Alberta government’s Nov. 12 directive to temporarily suspend team and club sports for two weeks.