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Grizzlies battle tooth and claw

The Jasper girls hit home ice last weekend for the Grizzlies PeeWee tournament  | F.Dragon photos John Wilmshurst - Special to the Fitzhugh When Coach Pat McLeod invited me to take in some of the Grizzly Cup last weekend, the annual Jasper Grizzlies PeeWee tournament, I asked him what he thought the best games would be.  Full of confidence in his team and bench staff, Jason Munn and Jay McArthur, Coach ...

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Music to Jasper Bantam Bearcats’ ears

It was a busy weekend for the Jasper Bantam Bearcats with games in Drayton Valley and at home  | F.Dragon photo John Wilmshurst  |  Special to the Fitzhugh Jasper’s Bantam Bearcats played an away and home series last weekend against two of the toughest teams in the league.  While the style of play in these games was strikingly different, so too was the music that was being played in the two barns. ...

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Elvis Slack: King of puck and goal

Jasper’s Elvis Slack is among among Kootenay International Junior Hockey League rookie scoring leaders | Supplied photo Nicolle Hodges | reporter@fitzhugh.ca Named after his parents’ favourite musicians, Elvis Presley and Elvis Costello, he must be destined for something great - right? Elvis Slack, a former Jasper Bantam Bearcat and rookie with the Grand Forks Border Bruins, is making a name for himself on ...

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Court champions: Jasper Volleyball League holds indoor tourney

Jasper volleyballers hit the courts on Saturday, Jan 11, for the league’s first indoor tournament of 2020. There were 27 players and five teams on the night and on the winning team were Roger Stoute, Darren Langley, Payton Damer, Connor Cunningham, Kim Diery and Annette Rodriguez  Rodriguez, a high school student who was one of the captains on the Junior Girls Volleyball team this year, was named MVP b ...

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Gallery: Rustlers hustle as Jasper women hit the ice

Jasper women hit the ice last weekend for a tournament with teams from Edmonton, Carstairs and Hinton | F.Dragon photos Fuchsia Dragon | publisher@fitzhugh.ca It was a big weekend for the ladies January 10 to 12 as the Rustlers held their home tournament of the season. Teams from across Alberta joined Jasper women on the ice to play a rotation of friendly games. “It was great,” said Jasper player Mary Kolem ...

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Jasper PeeWee Bears joust with Knights

Callum Campbell cooly skates away from the goal after sinking his second puck of the game | F.Dragon photo Lesleigh Campbell | Special to the Fitzhugh The Jasper PeeWee Bears hosted the C.R. Knights this past Saturday evening and to say that this game was lopsided would be an understatement.   Callum Campbell was quick to score the first goal, 26 seconds into the game, assisted by Jackson Irw ...

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Hot Shots: Jasper Curling Club hosts ice skills tournament

F.Dragon photos Curlers showed off their skills at Jasper Curling Club’s annual Hot Shots competition on Monday night. Shots included draw to the button, hit and roll, hit and stay, double take-out, raised take-out and draw through. Winning the event with 16 points was Rob Hubrick.  Brenda Dew and Hilary Olson tied second with 14 points each. They facaed off in a tie-breaking draw to the button and Dew ...

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Atom Bears: Eat, sleep, extended the streak

Jasper Atom Bears came out on top at an away tournament hosted by their rivals, the Edson Sabres, last weekend. | Supplied photos David Miller | Special to the Fitzhugh The Jasper Atom Bears had an away tournament in Edson this past weekend and were looking to come home with some hardware and keep their Tier 4 undefeated streak intact.   First up for the Bears were the Peace River Outlaws who ...

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Bearcats have something up their sleeve

Jasper Bantam Bearcats played the Athabasca Hawks and the Calahoo Knights at home last weekend  | F.Dragon photos John Wilmshurst - Special to the Fitzhugh Deception is a key part of sport.  The head-fake, shoulder-drop and the feint. A great crossover will “break the ankles” of a defender.  If you can deceive your opponents in any sport with an element of one on one competition, you have a clear ...

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Take off: Jasper Freeride hosts Alberta Winter Games qualifiers at Marmot Basin

Young skiers from across the province descended on Marmot Basin last weekend for Jasper Freeride’s Club Competition and the Alberta Winter Games qualifier. | @explorejasper photo Fuchsia Dragon | publisher@fitzhugh.ca Young athletes flew through the skies at Marmot Basin last weekend, vying for a chance to compete at the Alberta Winter Games. More than 50 freestylers from across the province hit the hill to ...

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