The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal

Sports

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.

Calgary soccer players still struggle to find time and space to play

 DSC0955The Calgary indoor soccer community is experiencing long overdue and welcome relief to current field shortages with last month's opening of the Genesis Centre of Community Wellness.

Caia Morstad transitions from royalty to athletics in stride

morstad princessHer flowing blonde hair was once perfectly curled under a white sparkling cowboy hat.

Her blue eyes and bright smile greeted thousands of people coming from far and wide to take in the Calgary Stampede.