The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

High school students balance textbooks with slapshots

younghockeyplayer-courtesytompickeringBishop Carroll will become the fourth high school in Calgary to offer the Hockey Canada Skills Academy, or HCSA, beginning this fall.

The program allows students to gain credits and refine their talents while getting a chance to use coveted ice time during off-peak hours in the day.

Team is back in the dance after one-year hiatus

Magnus9After last season's 45-point, last–in-the-league finish, the Calgary Hitmen have secured the third seed in the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference playoffs with 91 points and more than doubled what they finished with last season.

The 'C of Red' invades the Centre of the Universe

IMG00327-20111015-1821Revealing that one is a fan of the Calgary Flames in Toronto generally inspires one of three responses: indifference, scorn, or empathy. Indifference is most common, as the majority of Torontonians do not care what happens outside of their own city.

Fairness and competition reasons behind possible re-alignments

IMG 0470Rumours are swirling around many hockey rinks in Calgary about possible minor hockey boundary changes.