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Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week

January 19-25, 2015

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Female Athlete of the Week
Ashtyn McKenzie
Ambrose University
Women's Volleyball

As the underdog and expansion team Ambrose Lions took on the #1 ranked Red Deer Queens this past weekend, right side Ashtyn McKenzie helped elevate her team to play their best match of the season up until this point.

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Male Athlete of the Week
Emmanuel Enabu
SAIT Polytechnic
Men's Basketball

SAIT Trojans men's basketball player Emmanuel Enabu had a strong weekend at the point guard position, combining for 37 points — including a perfect 6-for-6 from the three point line — in their weekend split with the Lethbridge College Kodiaks.


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News Highlights

Small School Big Results

by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

01/29/2015...Lac la Biche - Looking at the Portage Voyageurs 2014-2015 curling roster you will notice a few things.

Of the nine student/athletes on the team, six come from towns or villages with populations between 100 and 600.

The other three come from Cold Lake, Lac la Biche and St. Paul.

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Love and Basketball for Record Setter

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

01/28/2015...Grande Prairie, Alberta - Great men never think great. Small men never think small.

With a basketball in hand and stepping onto the hardwood, Dennis Farn was a force to be reckoned with.

Archives will show that during the 1988-1989 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s basketball season that Farn, then playing for the Grant MacEwan University Griffins, dropped a record 75 points against the Olds Broncos.

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Hungry for Hockey

by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

01/26/2015....Edmonton, Alberta - Discovery.

The action or process of discovering or being discovered.

It was at an early age, his first year of midget hockey,  that Ryan Benn, a Metis, discovered part of his heritage while playing for the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation at the Alberta Native Provincial Hockey Championships...his first of six championships he would attend

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Common Name Uncommon Journey

by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

01/22/2015...Olds, Alberta - Mary Smith is used to doubling up when it comes to work, sports and life.

While attending Red Deer College she was part of several Alberta Colleges Athletic College medal teams: 2010-2011 mixed doubles with Keelan Stefanik, silver; women’s doubles with Paige Currah, bronze; 2011-2012 women’s doubles with Mizuki Awai, gold;

Smith also captured silver in women’s single competition in 2010-2011.

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