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Bantam Oilers selected to Alberta Cup squad

Bantam Oilers selected to Alberta Cup squad

The 2011 Alberta Cup will have a distinct Okotoks flavour. Four Bantam AAA Oilers including Mike Conrad (Chestermere), Connor Bleackley (High River), Markson Bechtold (Strathmore) and Okotokian Matt Forchuk were selected to the South Senators.
Okotoks Peewee squad claims league title

Okotoks Peewee squad claims league title

It’s been a banner year for the Okotoks Minor Hockey Association. The Okotoks Peewee 3 Oil Kings capped off an undefeated season in the Central Alberta Hockey League (CAHL) with a league title last month.
Foothills drivers get a Stampede raise

Foothills drivers get a Stampede raise

A turn in the economy means two foothills area chuckwagon drivers will have some extra cash in their pockets when they turn the barrels at the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.
Oiler wins Best Defenceman award

Oiler wins Best Defenceman award

An Okotoks Midget AA Oiler defenceman’s hard work is finally paying off. The South Central Alberta Hockey League (SCAHL) recently honoured Okotoks’ Tyson Arnholtz as a co-winner of the league’s Best Defenceman Award.
Head Eagle has eyes on the future

Head Eagle has eyes on the future

The new president of the Greater Okotoks Football Association certainly fits the bill when it comes to the gridiron in the foothills area.
Clement bumps his way to top of podium

Clement bumps his way to top of podium

A Millarville skier has bumped his way into being a national champion. Davis Clement, 12, won the gold medal in the U-14 dual moguls championship at Marmot Basin in Jasper earlier this month.

Peewee Oilers fall in provincial final

The Okotoks Peewee 1 Oilers’ remarkable undefeated season ended with a tough loss on Sunday. The Oilers fell to the Lacombe Rockets 7-0 in the Alberta Peewee A final in Wainwright.
Gold medalist inspires Okotoks football team

Gold medalist inspires Okotoks football team

The Foothills Peewee Eagles learned a successful four-man bobsled crew and a football team have a lot in common. They both need dedication and teamwork to get winning results.
Minor Hockey Round-Up

Minor Hockey Round-Up

The Okotoks Peewee AA Oilers came incredibly close to a provincial title on Sunday. The Oilers fell 2-1 to the Camrose Kodiaks in the final of the Peewee AA provincials last weekend in Whitecourt.
Community rallies around the 'Tindome'

Community rallies around the 'Tindome'

The celebration at the Blackie Arena last week had the close-knit feeling of an old-community barn raising. The feeling was only fitting because families within the community have worked together on the arena since it was built in 1977.