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Pre-season jamboree attracts hundreds

Pre-season jamboree attracts hundreds

Hundreds of minor football players from across the Calgary region came together for a large-scale exhibition tournament at Shouldice Park, Aug. 14.
Three-on-three tourney a success

Three-on-three tourney a success

The Airdrie Thunder won’t open its season for another six weeks, but its new coach got his first glimpse of the prospective team last weekend.
Cochrane PeeWee Lions roaring to go this season

Cochrane PeeWee Lions roaring to go this season

The Cochrane Peewee Lions have less than two weeks until its regular season begins, but its head coach says he is confident the players will be ready in time for kickoff on Aug. 28.

Constables to cowboy-up at 28th Police Rodeo

More than 100 police officers from Western Canada, as well as 30 professional bull riders, will be in Airdrie this weekend for a rodeo unlike any other. The 28th annual Calgary Police Rodeo is set to run at the Airdrie Pro Rodeo Grounds on Aug.

Fun Country Riders gymkhana dampened by rain

The Fun Country Riders held a well-attended show and gymkhana on Aug. 8 at the Strathmore Rodeo grounds.
Pre-season jamboree attracts hundreds

Pre-season jamboree attracts hundreds

Hundreds of minor football players from across the Calgary region came together for a large-scale exhibition tournament at Shouldice Park, Aug. 14.

Thunder hire new coach with junior experience

The Airdrie Thunder will have a new look behind the bench this season.

Airdrie Storm busy preparing for new football season

The Airdrie Storm will start its sixth season with the Calgary and Area Minor Football league with a goal of making it back to the provincial finals.
Local youth attending dressage championship

Local youth attending dressage championship

A local horse enthusiast is heading to Kelowna to compete in the 2010 National Pony Club Dressage Championships, Aug. 13-15.
Brooks busts bull and wins Irricana Bullnanza

Brooks busts bull and wins Irricana Bullnanza

Nanton’s Beau Brooks beat out 29 other bull riders to win Irricana’s Bullnanza and took home more than $5,200 in prize money, Aug 7. Brooks was second in the first Go-Round with a score of 85.5, first in the finals with an 86.