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Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week

February 16-22, 2015

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Female Athlete of the Week
Rachael Smillie
Concordia University College of Alberta
Badminton

Rachael Smillie from the Concordia Thunder had a phenomenal weekend at the ACAC Badminton Championships this past weekend.

 

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Female Athlete of the Week
Jocelyn Van Ryk
The King's University
Women's Volleyball

Second year middle, Jocelyn Van Ryk from Surrey Christian Secondary School in Surrey, BC had another tremendous weekend as the King’s Eagles took on the Lakeland College Rustlers.

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Male Athlete of the Week
Luke Brisbane
Red Deer College
Men's Volleyball

Luke had another very solid weekend for Kings Volleyball and was instrumental in a weekend sweep of the Briercrest Clippers.

 

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Male Athlete of the Week
Andre Leblanc
Concordia University College of Alberta
Badminton

Andre Leblanc from the Concordia Thunder had an unbelievably weekend.  He won an astonishing 3 medals. He won 2 Bronze medals in the Men’s Singles/Doubles categories, but most impressively he took

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News Highlights

Play Solid Hockey Or Go Home

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

03/04/2015....Playoff Central - Best-of-three. All is on the line and if you don’t play six periods of solid hockey the season could be over.

Two teams will go home. Two teams will advance.

For the two losing teams the skate’s laces will be untied while for the two advancing teams the laces only get tighter.

Here is a look at the four teams battling in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Men’s Hockey 2014-2015 Quarter-Finals   Best-of-three.

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NAIT Ooks Ready for Red Deer's In Your Face Hockey

by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

03/04/2015....Edmonton, Alberta - The bookends are about to be rearranged.

Held since 2001-2002, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s hockey program has had various champions. The first two years saw back-to-back winners in the Red Deer Queens while the last two years have featured the talents of the NAIT Ooks claiming gold.

Ooks had met Queens in last year’s semi-final to advance to the gold medal series against the Grant MacEwan University Griffins. Book ended in-between were the Mount Royal Cougars with five banners, SAIT Trojans skating to three and the University of Calgary Dinos and Griffins each proving victorious once.

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Never to Old to play at Olds as Broncos Head to ACAC Women's Hoops Finals

 by ACAC Sport Writer Curtis J. Phillips

03\03\2015.....Edmonton, Alberta - In their first year of Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s basketball back in 2012-2013, the Olds College Broncos did the impossible.

They won the ACAC league championship defeating the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings 83-65.

They would go on to win a bronze at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships held in Truo, Nova Scotia.

Thanks in part, or should we say, thanks in a large part to Jylisa Williams who simply dominated the ACAC  in her one-year stint averaging 27 points per game in the playoffs and 25 ppg during the regular season.

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ACAC Men's Basketball Championships Long Way from Nigeria

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

03\03\2015.....Fort McMurray, Alberta – When twins Henry and Stanley Maduabueke were only 16 years old, tragedy struck with the death of their father Chimdi back in their hometown of Lagos, Nigeria.

Not really a hometown mind you, but a major world metropolis with a population of more than seven million people.

It is easy to get lost in such masses were sorrow may not be seen.

For the lanky twins, solace was found in the sport of basketball.

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Karynn Flory Honoured as 2014-15 Women’s Curling Player of the Year

Edmonton, March 2, 2015 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that Karynn Flory of the NAIT Ooks has been selected as the 2014-15 ACAC Women’s Curling Player of the Year. Flory was selected for this award based upon her performance throughout the two ACAC regular season regionals.

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Jordan Steinke Honoured as 2014-15 Men’s Curling Player of the Year

Edmonton, March 2, 2015 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that Jordan Steinke of the MacEwan University Griffins has been selected as the 2014-15 ACAC Men’s Curling Player of the Year.
 

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