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Swain sees racing success south of border in Utah

Airdrie’s Chad Swain competed in a handful of races at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah earlier this month, finishing no worse than eighth, Oct. 9 and 10.
Airdrie Thunder loses first game, top scorer; Cochrane 9W-0L

Airdrie Thunder loses first game, top scorer; Cochrane 9W-0L

The Airdrie Thunder lost for the first time this season, Nov. 6, but it was the loss of leading scorer Andrew Bergmann earlier in the week that was drawing more attention.
Cobras play giant killer in championship

Cobras play giant killer in championship

After five years, the Cochrane Cobras are back on top. The Cobras varsity boys’ volleyball team knocked off the George McDougall Mustangs in the divisional final, Nov. 6.
Lady Bobcats win division championship

Lady Bobcats win division championship

Bow Valley’s Lady Bobcats defeated the Springbank Phoenix to win the varsity girls Tier 1 divisional championship on Nov. 6. Bow Valley won three out of four sets: 31-29, 25-16, 17-25 and 25-22.

Xtreme open road trip with win

One down, three to go. The Airdrie Xtreme capitalized on secondary scoring as the Bantam AAA team opened its longest road trip of the season with a 5-4 win over the White Rebels Selects in Red Deer on Oct. 30.
Mustangs fall short in Tier 2 championship OT thriller

Mustangs fall short in Tier 2 championship OT thriller

After 48 minutes of regulation time and two overtime sessions settled nothing, the Springbank Phoenix used a trick out of the Canadian football playbook to claim the Rocky View Sports Association’s Tier 2 gold medal.
Thunder finish October unbeaten

Thunder finish October unbeaten

The Airdrie Thunder can cross October off its schedule – without any blemishes along the way. The Junior B hockey team won all nine of its games last month, culminating in a 5-4 home win over the Three Hills Thrashers on Oct.
Bantam Storm tame Lions, advance to Division 3 championship

Bantam Storm tame Lions, advance to Division 3 championship

It may have taken 12 years, but the Airdrie Storm finally has its first playoff victory in Calgary Bantam Football Association play.
Local figure skater named athlete of year

Local figure skater named athlete of year

An Airdrie figure skater has been recognized as the 2010 Female Athlete of the Year for Special Olympics Alberta.
Bantam Storm tame Lions, advance to Division 3 championship

Bantam Storm tame Lions, advance to Division 3 championship

It may have taken 12 years, but the Airdrie Storm finally has its first playoff victory in Calgary Bantam Football Association play.