The Calgary Journal
The Calgary Journal


Aussie rules football growing in Calgary

aussiethumbA lot of Calgarians may not realize that our city boasts two high-level Australian football teams: the Kookaburras and the Kangaroos.

Aussie Rules Football is a sport that combines elements of rugby, soccer and basketball.

Outdoor yoga adds another element to relaxation

yoga2thumb copyAs the leaves turn colours and drop from the trees in the annual oncoming of fall, fewer and fewer Calgarians are heading outside to embark on outdoor activities in the increasingly cold weather.

Sutter and crew have decisions to make about who stays and who goes

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As I walked in through the back-east entrance of the Scotiabank Saddledome, a collection of people scatter the upper bowls. My mission, self-assigned, was to experience the Calgary Flames training camp.

I sat a few seats down from two gentlemen hunched over, trying to focus on the tiny numbers taped to the back of the prospect's helmets. But those numbers were nearly impossible to see.

Vipers president quits, citing 'deteriorating financial situation'

861963222 d28f9f6a9b bPhoto courtesy: Sean Winters"Take me out to the ball game. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks. I don't care if I never get back."

 Judging by the current state of baseball in Calgary, it appears no one will ever get back — or at least not in the immediate future.