Where's the Beef?In her second year of ACAC play, Brianna Scott of the Olds College Broncos women's basketball team reminisces about her high school career and how taking her talents north of the border has changed her game.
ACAC Teams Up with RBC Olympians and Sheldon Kennedy to Make Some Noise for Mental HealthStudent-athletes and mental health advocates in Alberta are teaming up with RBC Olympians and Sheldon Kennedy to reduce stigma related to mental illness and promote mental health and wellness. Make Some Noise for Mental Health is an award-winning campaign which promotes mental health awareness on 17 post-secondary campuses in 15 communities. Coinciding with ‘Blue Monday’, the campaign begins on January 16 and continues until February 12, 2017.
Everyone Has Handicaps Only Some Are Visibleby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Grande Prairie, AB - For Jarrod Dextrase the meeting of Marek Soetard not only opened doors to the future but created a new friendship.
Dextrase, 19, is a volleyball player for the Grande Prairie Regional College Wolves.
That Special Momentby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Edmonton, AB - Along with Christmas Joy comes the joy in seeing a student/athlete develop as a player, student and person.
With that in mind we asked coaches: “Has any one student/athlete surprised you and gone Above and Beyond be it on the field of endeavour or just as an individual and why?”
Looking backing at the first half of 2016-2017by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips
Edmonton, AB - Time to look back at the first half of the 2016-2017 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) campaign as we asked coaches, “Has there been any one specific event, game or moment that has stood out to you so far during the 2016-2017 ACAC season?”
ACAC Hall of Fame Nominationsby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Edmonton, AB - You can’t win the million dollar lotto if you don’t buy a ticket?
You can’t get into the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Hall of Fame if you don’t take the first step and get nominated?
A nibble lands a catch from East Fremantleby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Red Deer, AB - Imagine for a moment, that you are an affable 18 year-old and having to spend New Years Eve alone.
Alone in a city and country that is foreign to you.
Alone in a hotel room, with nothing to do but flip through television channels that you are unaccustomed to.
SAIT Trojans hockey player: Emily Pottsby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Around the age of eight, Emily Potts parents laced on her first pair of skates.
The problem was that they were the wrong kind.
“They were figure skates,” recalls Potts, now 20 years-of-age and a member of the SAIT Trojans women’s hockey team. “The story I am told, is that when I got on the ice, I turned to my mom and I told her that I wanted to be on hockey skates not figure skates. I wanted to be like by cousin Kristy.”
We Have Your Back Momby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Sometimes, when Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) student/athletes take to their respective fields of endeavour, the chance is that mom or dad, or perhaps both parents, are in the stands cheering on their 17 or 18 year-old son or daughter.
Connectionsby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips
The Lethbridge Kodiaks cross country team has garnered national acclaim for several years with its influx of student/athletes from Kenya.
The Keyano Huskies men’s volleyball squad have cracked the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association polls the last two years, thanks in part to recruits from Poland.
Raising Arizona, Now Ambrose Lionsby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Opponents in high school, teammates in college for their first two years and now travellers to a different country.
Say hello to Julie Mireles and Catherine Montes.
CCAA Cross Country Runningby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips...
Since 2002, when the inaugural Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross Country Championships were hosted by Red Deer College, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) has been a dominant presence.
CCAA Women's Soccer National Championship Featureby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips
Montreal, QC - Since 2010 only one Canadian post-secondary institution has had it’s name archived as a medal winner at each of the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Women's Soccer Championships.
Huskies Kick Their Way to Soccer History for Keyanoby ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips
Fort McMurray, AB - Gold Medal Game
Defending Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men's Soccer Champion Humber Hawks stepped out onto the pitch at Shell Places' SMS Equipment Stadium Saturday night having outscored their opponents 11-0 in the two opening games at the 2016 CCAA Men's Soccer Championships being held in Fort McMurray Alberta.