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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Airdrie rower reflects on competing at Commonwealth Regatta in Scotland

TileHaving competed at events such as the Canada Summer Games, Airdrie rower Olivia McMurray said she has dealt with nerves before. However, the 21-year-old admitted that things felt a lot different for her at the 2014 Commonwealth Rowing Regatta in Motherwell, Scotland on Aug. 10, as she represented Team Canada. “I was a lot more nervous than I...

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

New coach set to lead Thunder into training camp, new season

Story ImageGoing into the off-season, 29-year-old Airdrie resident Josh Zimmer was expecting to have a job interview for the head coaching position for the Airdrie Lightning AA Midget team. But after receiving a phone call from the new ownership group in charge of the Airdrie Thunder, Zimmer is now the new head coach for the local Junior B team for the 2014/15 season.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Bikes and Bulls event another big success

Story ImageOther than the fact it felt more like autumn than summer at the Airdrie Rodeo Grounds, the fourth edition of the Bikes and Bulls Charity Event was another successful weekend according to event Organizer and Airdrie Oilmen’s Association (AOA) Founder Ian Cameron.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Local baseball player enjoyed playing in World Series

Story ImageAirdrie resident Ayden Makarus, 13, said he didn’t know what to expect when he traveled to Aberdeen, Md., to play for Team Canada at the Cal Ripken World Series baseball tournament from Aug. 9 to 16.

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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Chargers football team expecting to have a big season

Story ImageAfter watching his team win the Rocky View Sports Association (RVSA) Tier II bronze medal last fall, Bert Church Chargers quarterback and Grade 11 student Mike Lees is expecting bigger and better things for the 2014 season.

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Rebelles suffer first loss of 2014 roller derby season

Story ImageThe Rocky View Rebelles bid to have a perfect roller derby season came to a screeching halt in Calgary on August 16 at the Triwood Arena.

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Highlanders girls rugby team hold first competitve game

Story ImageEven though they were on the wrong end of a 78-19 decision to the Calgary Rams at George McDougall High School on Aug. 15, the members of the Airdrie Highlanders female rugby team said they were pleased with how things went in their first ever competitive game.

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Bantam Raiders football team ready for new season

Story ImageFollowing a tough season in 2013, the Airdrie Bantam Raiders football program appears to be on an upswing heading into the 2014 Calgary Bantam Football Association (CBFA) campaign, according to the team’s head coach.

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Aug 21

Aces athlete earns three medals at national meet

When Airdrie Aces track-and-field athlete Scott Chalupiak looks back at the 2014 Canadian Legion Track and Field Championships, which took place in Langley, B.C. from Aug. 15 to 17, it will be with a mix of emotions.
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Aug 21

Special Olympics Airdrie wraps up successful season

The 2013/14 season for Special Olympics Airdrie will go down as the most successful yet, according to the organization. To celebrate the success, the group held its second annual awards barbeque at the Living Springs Christian Fellowship Church on August 17.
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Aug 14

Batting against Breast Cancer raises $122,000

The sixth annual Batting Against Breast Cancer slo-pitch tournament saw more than 26 teams with over 350 people come together at the Chinook Winds Ball Diamonds on August 9. Together they raised $122,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s Prairies and Northwest Territories region.
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Aug 14

Adult recreation hockey league being formed in Airdrie

Recreation hockey players who don’t want to drive to arenas in Calgary in the winter now have a local league they can play in.
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Aug 14

Bikes and Bulls rodeo expanding to two-day event

The fourth edition of the Airdrie Bikes & Bulls charity event, an annual event hosted by the Airdrie Oilmen’s Association, is set to be the biggest yet.
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Aug 14

Highlanders rugby player moves into coaching

With personal commitments keeping him from playing rugby on a full-time basis this year, Mark Jackson has kept involved with the Airdrie Highlanders in a different role.
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Aug 14

Aces athletes set to compete on national stage

Three members of the Airdrie Aces track and field team will be going up against some of the top youth runners and throwers in Canada in Langley, British Columbia from Aug. 15 to 17.
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Aug 14

Calgary Flames player to take part in Hockey Night

One of the newest members of the Calgary Flames and a hockey player with ties to Airdrie is one of the main attractions for this year’s Rocky Mountain Hockey Night fundraiser for RCMP Victims Services.
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