Marly Rieger credits family's support to her success
A Canadian figure skater has a 0.08 per cent chance of making it to the Olympics, according to statistics provided by Skate Canada.
Calgary teenager Marly Rieger, 14, hopes to become one of those Olympians.
"I just feel like I belong there," Marly said.
- Published on Friday, 20 April 2012 11:01
- Written by Ashton Faulkner
Hockey Calgary motions to make game safer for kids
On March 29, Hockey Calgary announced that board of executives had put forward a motion to remove body checking from peewee level hockey, therefore delaying it until bantam level play.
- Published on Friday, 20 April 2012 10:54
- Written by Drew Henn
Calgary Minor Hockey rescheduling overtime indicative of ice situation
The Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup in 1996 in triple overtime. The Dallas Stars did the same in 1999. More recently, Patrick Kane won the Stanley cup in overtime for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.
- Published on Friday, 20 April 2012 10:49
- Written by DEJA LEONARD
New accessible boards at Canada Olympic Park one feature helping teams play
Sixteen-year-old Harrison Orpe said he has always wanted to play hockey.
But the teen has been wheelchair bound since birth, and he was on the sidelines watching his twin brother, Mitchell, play.
"I found sledge hockey when I was about seven years old — and I fell in love with it," Harrison said.
- Published on Friday, 13 April 2012 10:40
- Written by ROXANA SECARA
Tournament to introduce junior derby in Calgary
Roller derby is still a fresh sport in Alberta, but the derby fever is spreading across the province and more leagues are forming each year.