By Susan Quinlan
Fort Macleod
Although most are familiar with the sport of competitive swimming, a number of these athletes have turned their attention to lifesaving sport, the number one sport in Australia and one gaining significant popularity throughout Europe.
In Canada, lifesaving sport is also catching on, with athletes including Fort Macleod’s Gordon Heine, 22, taking part and proving his mettle. He was recently selected for Canada’s national team to compete in South Africa this September.

Wednesday, 03 August 2011 14:53

Raymond student is crowned rodeo queen

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By Jamie Woodford
A Raymond High School student was crowned Rodeo Queen at the recent Alberta High School Rodeo Association’s (AHSRA) provincial finals.

Southern Alberta                     
After four full days of athletic and cultural competition in Medicine Hat, the Southern Alberta Summer Games concluded July 9 as Mayor Norm Boucher passed the Games flag to representative Loni Snow from Raymond.

Raymond will host the 2012 Southern Alberta Summer Games.

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Jaclyn Davis was running around her house hollering and jumping for joy while watching Sportscentre July 18.

Never in a million years did the Town of Kyle’s recreation director think the community had a chance to be one of the 10 winning Kraft Celebration Tour hosts, but that’s exactly what was announced that afternoon.

Tuesday, 28 June 2011 15:04

Wet weather hindering Prairie crops

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By Jamie Woodford
This year’s crops are significantly behind last year’s growth, according to Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) director of weather and market analysis Bruce Burnett.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011 14:05

$32,000 grant for diamond in the rough

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Submitted by Dawn Sugimoto
Palliser Regional Schools
The weather hasn’t been suited for ball yet this spring, but that certainly hasn’t idled the 17 students enrolled in the first ever season of the Kate Andrews Baseball Academy.

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