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International stage race in the works

International stage race in the works

In the wake of the first Banff GranFondo, work continues to bring many of the top road cyclists in the world to Alberta for a Tour de France-style race, including a stage that climbs Highwood Pass and finishes in Canmore.
Wilson strong in ring, dollars raised for cancer

Wilson strong in ring, dollars raised for cancer

How one-sided was Canmore boxer Craig Wilson’s bout at the K.O. for Cancer Round 3 Fundraiser? He drilled his opponent’s chin so many times he lost count. “I went right to the plan and followed it,” Wilson said.
Riders celebrate Banff in GranFondo

Riders celebrate Banff in GranFondo

When grizzly bear 64 and her three cubs were spotted on the Bow Valley Parkway in advance of the RBC Banff GranFondo peloton, Saturday (Aug.
Eagles prepare for AJHL season opener

Eagles prepare for AJHL season opener

For a week in August, everyone wants to be a Canmore Eagle. Eighty potential Canmore Eagles arrived in town for the start of the club’s AJHL training camp on Thursday (Aug. 23), trying to earn a spot on the 2012/2013 roster.
New Canmore Eagles ready for AJHL exhibition season

New Canmore Eagles ready for AJHL exhibition season

It’s a case of déjŕ vu all over again for two Canmore Eagles. Nils Moser and Zack Rassell will both try to earn spots on the 2012/2013 Canmore Eagles squad when the club opens training camp on Thursday (Aug. 23) with fitness testing.
Tetrault, Ritchie top Canmore triathlon

Tetrault, Ritchie top Canmore triathlon

Myron Tetrault and Margie Ritchie proved why they’re among the best triathletes in the west, blowing past the competition at the fifth annual Canmore Triathlon, Sunday (Aug. 19).
Cohos strike for seven medals at provincial championships

Cohos strike for seven medals at provincial championships

In their best performance in recent history, the Canmore Coho Swim Club brought home seven medals from the Alberta Summer Swimming Association provincial championships, Friday (Aug. 17) in Edmonton.
Bears top Canucks

Bears top Canucks

There are occasions where the game of rugby melds the rhythms of violence and sportsmanship into harmonious expressions of pure athletic prowess. The ball flows effortlessly downfield as the team moves as one perfect unit.
24 Hours of Adrenalin world championships cancelled

24 Hours of Adrenalin world championships cancelled

Lack of funding and participants is being blamed for the cancellation of what was scheduled to be the biggest mountain bike event of the year for Canmore.
Climbers find new indoor home

Climbers find new indoor home

Indoor climbers will have a new home come September. The Canmore Indoor Climbing Society will set up a bouldering gym on Bow Meadow’s Crescent to accommodate athletes before the opening of Elevation Place in December.
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