To say Maeghen Cotterill is a busy person would be an understatement.
She’s the mother to her two-year-old son, she manages and teaches at the dojo she owns, she runs a non-profit organization -- and she’s also training for the World Karate and Kickboxing Council World Championships, to be held Nov. 1-5 in Cadiz, Spain.
A 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.
As 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.
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.