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City of Airdrie to renovate Plainsmen

Airdrie City council voted to upgrade the Plainsmen Arena, June 21. The project will include new lobby access on the east side of the building and new change rooms on the north side.

Athlete recognition program to honour local talent

Airdrie’s elite athletes will be recognized at Genesis Place with a wall of fame. City council approved the Airdrie Elite Athlete Recognition Program, June 21.

This week in sports: Rodeos, bicycles and hot dogs

The world’s biggest sporting event is starting to wind down in South Africa, so I thought I’d mention a few lesser-known sports this week. Unlike soccer, most sports are not played, or even well-known, in every country around the world.
Ag Society has big plans

Ag Society has big plans

When Rocky View County council members meet July 27, they will consider a proposed master plan put together by the Airdrie and District Agriculture Society.

Rogers Rookie Tour coming to Airdrie

More than 35 Airdrie athletes will compete in the Rogers Rookie Tennis tour when it hits the city on June 26. The Airdrie and District Tennis Association will host the event, to be held in Airdrie for the first time, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Airdrie Pro Rodeo promises to be bigger and better

Airdrie Pro Rodeo promises to be bigger and better

The Airdrie Pro Rodeo is back next week and its president says it will be bigger and better than ever.
Babcock promotes education at Edge School

Babcock promotes education at Edge School

Mike Babcock knows a thing or two about winning. He’s won at every level: Canadian college and university, the WHL’s Memorial Cup, World Junior gold, the Stanley Cup and most recently, Olympic gold.

Xtreme welcomes back familiar face

The first day of summer may have finally arrived, but one Airdrie hockey team has been busy preparing for the upcoming season. The Bantam AAA Airdrie Xtreme has named a new head coach – and it is a familiar name in former bench boss Terry Keogh.

Xtreme welcomes back familiar face

The first day of summer may finally be approaching, but one Airdrie hockey team has been busy preparing for the upcoming season. The Bantam AAA Airdrie Xtreme has named a new head coach – and it is a familiar name in former bench boss Terry Keogh.

Sealock wraps NCAA career, weighs options

Jordon Sealock’s future is looking bright.