The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

Kids learn 'police are people too, they are there to help

thumb Gathering-in_copyThe locker rooms in a hockey arena buzz with children looking for hockey skates, helmets and gloves before heading on the ice.

Volunteers — parents and police officers — assist by tying up skates and helping children look for equipment that's been spread all over the floor.

Undefeated Ooks take home ACAC gold

thumb Bittersweet_silver_copyPlaying for gold, glory and a ticket to nationals in Quebec meant stakes were high when the Mount Royal University Cougars squared off against the NAIT Ooks in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference finals on Oct. 30.

Tailgaters take CFL fandom to the next level

IMG 4024 copyCalgarians Lawrence Trochim and Bob Green have become staples in Stampeders tailgating. The two have been neighbors for nearly two decades and have established tailgating – a pregame ritual, occurring prior to a home game, where fans gather to support their team and enjoy food and drinks aplenty - as a tradition in each of their families. 

Hockey academy for First Nations youth in the works

thumb IMG_4042Brantt Myhres knows the problems that plague First Nations youth across Alberta.