Sports

The Cougars huddle up. (Photo submitted)

Stettler coach hoping to attract more youth to sport

While the Stettler Wildcats going undefeated this fall may have been the…

 

Puck battle behind the net! Stettler Storm U18 females take on Lloydminster on Nov. 25. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

PHOTOS: Stettler hosts U18 female hockey tournament

There was a full weekend of hockey at the SRC

 

Tavi Pickles (l) shows off the CRTA 2022 Championship buckle with proud mom Tamona (r). Tavi is one-half the Daring Divas trick riding duo, and Tamona is the team manager. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor youth three-time CTRA champion

Pickles has decided to step back from competition in 2023

Tavi Pickles (l) shows off the CRTA 2022 Championship buckle with proud mom Tamona (r). Tavi is one-half the Daring Divas trick riding duo, and Tamona is the team manager. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Ski hills, including Apex Ski Resort near Penticton, are preparing for the coming downhill ski season. (Contributed)

QUIZ: How much do you know about winter sports?

It’s time for hockey, curling and all sorts of other cold-weather sports

Ski hills, including Apex Ski Resort near Penticton, are preparing for the coming downhill ski season. (Contributed)
The Stettler Storm ‘B’ team takes on the Camrose Vikings in round-robin play on Nov 12. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Minor Hockey hosts 12-team U13 tournament

The Stettler Minor Hockey Association hosted a U13 tournament at the Stettler…

The Stettler Storm ‘B’ team takes on the Camrose Vikings in round-robin play on Nov 12. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Stettler Curling Club is looking for both players and board members. (Stettler Curling Club Facebook photo)

Stettler Curling Club running for season, looking for new curlers

Anyone interested in trying the sport has a variety of options

Stettler Curling Club is looking for both players and board members. (Stettler Curling Club Facebook photo)
The Wildcats celebrate winning the League Championship after a wintery game against Hunting Hills. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats down Hunting Hills Lightning, proceed to provincials

The Stettler Wildcats undefeated streak continues. Playing the league final game on…

The Wildcats celebrate winning the League Championship after a wintery game against Hunting Hills. (Dave Morris photo)
Team Canada’s Sophie de Goede lines up for a penalty kick against Team Italy during second half test match rugby action at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Sunday, July 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Team Canada’s Sophie de Goede lines up for a penalty kick against Team Italy during second half test match rugby action at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Sunday, July 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime returns the ball during the men’s singles final against Sebastian Korda of the United States at the European Open tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Olivier Matthys
Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime returns the ball during the men’s singles final against Sebastian Korda of the United States at the European Open tennis tournament in Antwerp, Belgium, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Olivier Matthys
Wildcat Kyle Dennis runs in the game-winning touchdown. (Dave Morris photo)
Wildcat Kyle Dennis runs in the game-winning touchdown. (Dave Morris photo)
Wagon racing runs in Layne MacGillivray’s blood. (Photo submitted)

Halkirk chuckwagon driver is WPCA 2022 world champion

The end of the 2022 World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) season was…

Wagon racing runs in Layne MacGillivray’s blood. (Photo submitted)
Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)

Canada, New Zealand book quarterfinals at Women’s Rugby Cup

Canadians beat Italy 22-12 Sunday, sealing their spot

Maiakawanakaulani Roos of New Zealand runs at the defense during the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool match between Australia and New Zealand, at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct.8. 2022. (Andrew Cornaga/Photosport via AP)
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Malindi Elmore celebrates after she finishes the 2022 Toronto Waterfront Marathon as the top Canadian women’s runner in Toronto on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alex Lupul
Carter Kanzler tackles Lacombe ball carrier. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats defeat Lacombe Rams

The Stettler Wildcats undefeated streak continues. In the team’s second-last game of…

Carter Kanzler tackles Lacombe ball carrier. (Dave Morris photo)
Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, center, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner

Canada star Alphonso Davies diagnosed with cranial bruise, no word on return to play

Edmonton-born player took a boot to the face during a Oct. 8 match

Bayern’s Alphonso Davies, center, leaves the field after getting injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Meissner
Canada’s Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships. (The Canadian Press)
Canada’s Jessica Klimkait captures bronze at judo world championships. (The Canadian Press)
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Canada’s Paige Farries scores a try in Senior Women’s 15s test match rugby first half action against Wales in Halifax on Saturday, August 27, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Stettler Wildcats take the field in their 2022 home opener on Sept. 23. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independet)

Stettler Wildcats continue to dominate on the field

‘Our guys came out. We were firing on all cylinders.’

Stettler Wildcats take the field in their 2022 home opener on Sept. 23. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independet)
Natasha Wodak of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the women’s 10000m final during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 40-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., who grew to love training for the marathon, shattered the Canadian record in that distance in Berlin on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Mejia

Vancouver’s Natasha Wodak smashes Canadian marathon record in Berlin

40-year-old finished in two hours 23 minutes 12 seconds

Natasha Wodak of Canada celebrates winning the gold medal in the women’s 10000m final during the athletics at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. The 40-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., who grew to love training for the marathon, shattered the Canadian record in that distance in Berlin on Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Martin Mejia