2017-18 ACAC Headlines

  • ACAC Curling Preview
    February 15, 2018
    Of the eight schools participating in the 2017-2018 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) curling campaign, only two – NAIT Ooks and Red Deer College Kings/Queens – have all three teams qualifying for the postseason with their men’s, women’s and mixed sides ready to sweep at the historic Rose City Curling Club in Camrose, Alberta.
  • Kings Eagles volleyball brothers Evan and Kenton Veldman
    February 13, 2018
    Four years of age separates brothers Evan and Kenton Veldman. Known as “The Brothers”, to their Kings University Eagles men’s volleyball teammates, Evan is the rookie and Kenton the veteran, in his fifth and final season at the Edmonton-based school.
  • NAIT Ooks women's hockey player Kendra Hanson
    February 13, 2018
    When Kendra Hanson was graduating from R.D. Parker Collegiate in her hometown of Thompson, Manitoba, she had a few life-changing decisions to make. An outstanding hockey player, she had interest shown from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) to play post-secondary hockey along with a school south of the border.
  • NAIT Ooks women's hockey player Kendra Hanson
    February 13, 2018
    When Kendra Hanson was graduating from R.D. Parker Collegiate in her hometown of Thompson, Manitoba, she had a few life-changing decisions to make. An outstanding hockey player, she had interest shown from the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) to play post-secondary hockey along with a school south of the border.
  • ACAC Badminton Championship
    February 12, 2018
    There were a fair amount of new names standing on the podium at the 2017-2018 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Badminton Championships held February 10 - 11, 2018 at The Kings University Eagles gymnasium.
  • Shanghai Curlers exhibition vs ACAC
    February 12, 2018
    Every year up to 200 students apply to play for this university curling team. What school in Canada is this you ask?
  • ACAC Badminton Championship Preview
    February 08, 2018
    A few questions to ask heading into the 2017-2018 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Badminton Championships to be held February 10 - 11, 2018 at The Kings University Eagles gymnasium in Edmonton.
  • Indoor MacEwan Runner Scott Kohlman
    February 08, 2018
    At the 2015 Alberta Schools Athletic Association (ASAA) Track and Field Provincial meet held in Lethbridge, Scott Kohlman placed third in the senior boys 3,000 metre in a time of 9:03.35 and fourth in the 1,500 behind a 4:07.06 timing.
  • Olds College Broncos women's hockey player Jaydlin Spooner
    February 08, 2018
    Making headlines, be it as a player or future sports journalist, Jaydlin Spooner loves hockey. The native of Campbell River, British Columbia, now in her rookie season with the Olds College Broncos women’s hockey team, started playing the sport at a young age.
  • The New Standard for Kill Leaders
    February 06, 2018
    The accolades are like a waterfall. 2014-2015 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s Volleyball Player of the Year. 2016-2017 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Women’s Athlete of the Year.
  • Christopher comes up big at Grand Prix #2
    February 03, 2018
    Ricki Christopher celebrated her win in the womens 3,000-metre race Saturday afternoon by doubling down, and winning the 1,000m event as well.
  • NAIT Ooks badminton player Ryo Kuramochi
    February 01, 2018
    It was revealed to Hermione Granger at the age of 11 that she was a witch, admitting her into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
  • Concordia Hockey Player Adam Wheeldon
    February 01, 2018
    Four years before he was born, Adam Wheeldon’s father Simon Wheeldon was playing professional hockey for the Winnipeg Jets in the National Hockey League (NHL).
  • Concordia Hockey Player Adam Wheeldon
    February 01, 2018
    Four years before he was born, Adam Wheeldon’s father Simon Wheeldon was playing professional hockey for the Winnipeg Jets in the National Hockey League (NHL).
  • Medicine Hat Rattlers Volleyball Player Alfred Dalevik
    February 01, 2018
    Yuma, Arizona, USA with an average of 4,015 hours of sunshine per year, claims the title of the sunniest city in the world? In Canada that bright claim belongs to Medicine Hat, Alberta which from 1971-1990 averaged 2,567 hours of sunlight a year.
  • Red Deer women's hockey Jade Petrie
    February 01, 2018
    With only four games remaining in the 2017-2018 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference(ACAC) women’s hockey regular season, Jade Petrie of the Red Deer Queens will become the second-top scorer in the team’s 18-year history.
  • Lethbridge basketball player Keanu Funa
    January 24, 2018
    Hockey is to Canada as is rugby to Tonga. So, it is no surprise that Keanu Funa would follow in his father’s cleat steps when he wore jersey No. 10 for the Winston Churchill High School Bulldogs rugby team, bringing home to Lethbridge a gold medal from the 2012 Alberta Schools Athletic Association Tier II Boys Rugby Championships.
  • Augustana hockey player Mitch McMullin
    January 24, 2018
    Mitch McMullin’s skates were literally pulled out from under him April 21, 2016, when it was announced that due to budget cuts, the Keyano Huskies men’s hockey program would be discontinued at Keyano College.
  • Ambrose volleyball player Willow Lewington
    January 24, 2018
    Merriam-Webster dictionary definition of the word hang time: "Length of time a leaping athlete is in the air." Willow Lewington’s definition of the word hang time: “That’s where I lose track of where I am about to land. If I play at the net, I can see over the net so clearly and I can see where I want to hit.”
  • Bob Day Tribute - ACAC mourns the passing of former Executive Director Dr. Robert Day
    January 19, 2018
    A long serving member of the ACAC community, Dr. Robert Day passed away on the morning of January 1, 2018 after a lengthy battle with cancer
  • Kennedy Werre about to set ACAC record
    January 19, 2018
    Kennedy Werre is a beast. Not literally though. “Friends, family and teammates would say, “You’re a beast on the boards!,” Basically that is what they would say,” says  Werre, a 5-foot-10 pivot for the Medicine Hat College Rattlers women’s basketball team, who has her eyes set on establishing a Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) record this weekend.
  • Curling feature Portage College Voyageurs
    January 16, 2018
    Starting the sport of curling when she was a six years-old, many years later Cassie Kotyk is now part of the Portage College Voyageurs mixed curling team that sits atop of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) standings with a perfect 5-0 record.
  • Say hello to Run DDO
    January 16, 2018
    Taking the initials from each of their first names, they are better known as Omon Edobar, Dshawn Tyrell and Darien Valdes of the Red Deer Kings men’s basketball team.
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