The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


New proposed rec centres to provide eventual relief to Calgary hockey players

IMG 5442The Brentwood Sportsplex Centre, in northwest Calgary, was forced to close its ice surface for the remainder of the hockey season due to a mechanical issue with the arena's chiller.

Young Calgarian boy uses his passion for gaming to organize competitions

Jared Waldon with 'Magic' cardsAsk any event organizer: running a tournament can be a difficult task.

Running one at age 14, however, is a feat few can attest to.

But Jared Waldon can, because despite his young age, he organizes first-rate gaming tournaments.

Defending champions return to action Jan. 31

IMG 4849Senior boys basketball is back in action and Bishop Grandin players are hoping to start the new year with the same momentum that led them to a 3-0 start in the 2011/2012 season.

Competitive sport takes heavy hits, soldiers on

P1012921Without ducking for cover, Brian Clayards raises his (non-lethal) semi-automatic weapon and sets his sight on five people at the Agricultural Building on the Calgary Stampede Grounds and prepares to open fire.

Taking aim, he let out a short burst on one of his intended targets and tags one of them.

Onlookers cheer Clayards as he seeks out his next target.