The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Notre Dame and Bishop O'Byrne to face off for the third straight year

thumb NotreDameCelebrateAfter seven weeks of blood, sweat and grueling competition, the high school football Division 1 City Finals are finally approaching.

On Nov. 12, for the third time in as many years, the final game of the 2011 season will be determined between the Notre Dame Pride and the Bishop O'Byrne Bobcats.

Seasoned player has seen a lot of changes in the game she loves

thumb Jesslyn LegasseFor at least one member of the Mount Royal University women's hockey team, the game is more than a hobby — it is a passion.

Jesslyn Legasse, a fifth year student athlete, has been playing hockey since she was four, learning to skate from her father and playing with her brothers.

"When I was growing up I used to watch a lot of hockey with my dad. My older brother played hockey, it was always a family thing. I was always around the rink it was natural."

Canadian National Team once again going for gold

thumb hockey-sticksThe last World Sledge Hockey Challenge in April 2011 in London, Ont., saw Canada come out on top, beating out Norway for the gold medal win.

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.