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Improved Falcons win silver in home tourney

Improved Falcons win silver in home tourney

It was a marked improvement but turnovers continued to dog the Foothills Falcons and it proved costly in the final of their home tournament on Saturday.

Bisons start off new year on right foot

After closing out 2010 on a high note, the Okotoks Bisons continued their winning ways in the first game of 2011.
Knights buffaloed out of bronze

Knights buffaloed out of bronze

The Holy Trinity Academy Knights got off to a slow start in the bronze medal game at a girls’ basketball tournament and were buffaloed off the podium.
Okotokian is Canada's King of the Mat

Okotokian is Canada's King of the Mat

An Okotoks wrestler is the King of the Mat. Reid Watkins had a perfect 6-0 record at 74kg for Team Alberta en route to winning the Stu Hart King of the Mat tournament in Milton, ON, on Jan. 8.
Hard-luck running back to speak at Dawgs banquet

Hard-luck running back to speak at Dawgs banquet

The guest speaker at the fourth annual Okotoks Dawgs Awards Banquet has words of inspiration by a Nobel Peace prize winner posted on his website, but they are from an unexpected source.
Roughnecks owner announces plan to sell team

Roughnecks owner announces plan to sell team

For Brad Banister, the Calgary Roughnecks have been a labour of love, but all good things must come to an end. Banister, a resident of Okotoks, announced his plans to sell the National Lacrosse League (NLL) franchise on Jan. 5.
Heartbreak at the Mac's tourney

Heartbreak at the Mac's tourney

Heartbreaking losses are an equal opportunity thing. There is no bias, if you lose a big game in a big tournament it still hurts regardless of gender.
Holy Trinity ready for Knights Classic

Holy Trinity ready for Knights Classic

The Holy Trinity Academy Knights Senior boys basketball team has been perfect in league play thus far and they are hoping to carry that momentum into their home tournament.

Busy weekend after holidays

Sport Shorts Coming off of the Christmas break, it will be a busy week for the Okotoks sports scene. Following is some of the action in the foothills area.
Falcons turn sour at Sugar Bowl

Falcons turn sour at Sugar Bowl

The bowl was only half full for the Foothills Falcons at a basketball tournament hosted by the number one Senior boys team in the province.