The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

Lack of indoor courts makes it hard for Calgary players to practice in winter

thumb _MG_4576For accomplished tennis player Harrison Scott, finding time and an open indoor court to practice at in Calgary is a difficult balancing act.

Hitmen superstar paving road to NHL

thumb 23_Rask_OCT2_4234_BWRoughly 7,000 kilometres from home, Victor Rask is well on his way to turning his dream of playing in the NHL into a reality.

Cougars outscored in all four quarters of 'humbling' defeatthumb basketball

It was a battle of the only two undefeated women's basketball teams left in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, known as the ACAC, on Nov. 18 as the south division leader Mount Royal Cougars took on rivals and top seeded Grant MacEwan Griffins from the north division at Mount Royal University's Kenyon Court.

Early results suggest respect for players, coaches and officials 'primarily positive'thumb player1

One year ago, Hockey Calgary implemented the Respect in Sport program, and made it a requirement that one parent from each family, and the coaches of each team, complete an online course. The course is to empower parents to ensure the safety of their children, encourage positive and effective communication, and to enhance a child's fun according to the Hockey Calgary website.

Calgary became the first community in Canada to make the course mandatory.