• CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY SIX

    CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY SIX

    Friday, 1st March 2019

    It was an exciting day in women’s hockey, as teams battled for placement before the final day of competition in the Canada Winter Games.

    The first game of the day saw a battle of the Maritime Provinces, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador, ending in a shootout where P.E.I. came out on top. Standing... Read More

  • Squash – CWG2019 Day 6 Recap

    Squash – CWG2019 Day 6 Recap

    Friday, 1st March 2019

    Day Six at the squash competition was filled with excitement as teams competed for provincial/territorial pride as the Team placement matches started off the day.  

    Girls Team Standings (as of March 1st)
    5th Place: Saskatchewan
    6th Place: Nova Scotia
    7th Place: Northwest Territories
    8th Place:... Read More

  • 2019 Canada Winter Games – JUDO Team Competition

    2019 Canada Winter Games – JUDO Team Competition

    Friday, 1st March 2019

    In the initial round of team competition many teams that did not have a full complement of fighters suffered losses due to the forfeited bouts. Although the team points were often 50-0 this does not reflect the intensity of the matches and how close the competitors were in the individual bouts. In team competitions it is about the... Read More

  • “Athletes send it during blue bird Slope Style day at Canyon Ridge Ski Resort”

    “Athletes send it during blue bird Slope Style day at Canyon Ridge Ski Resort”

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    As the officials made their way to the top of the slope style course at Canyon Ridge Ski Resort, the sun was rising without a cloud in the sky. The people in Red Deer noticed this too, as the crowd kept growing throughout the day!

    The field was big enough for the male athletes to be split up in two heats in the... Read More

  • Packed house for thrilling final day of figure skating at Canada Winter Games

    Packed house for thrilling final day of figure skating at Canada Winter Games

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    So long, Red Deer.

    With a standing-room only crowd on hand for most of the day as the figure skating competition came to a close at the Canada Winter Games Friday, one thing seems certain: the future of Canadian skating is in good hands.

    It was the daily double for Team Alberta in singles figure skating, with... Read More

  • 12 Medals awarded during Archery Individual Elimination Rounds.

    12 Medals awarded during Archery Individual Elimination Rounds.

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    Thursday Feb. 28th, saw the start of the Elimination Matches in Archery, with the Compound Women kicking off the day with individual elimination matches. From start to finish, Westerner Park, was filled with noise, horns, cowbells and chants, encouraging their teams all the way through to the men’s recurve final at the end of the day... Read More

  • Curling - Day 5

    Curling - Day 5

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    It’s time to separate the wheat from the chaff in the agriculturally-rich Red Deer area.

    It may be the middle of winter, but the term certainly holds true in the curling competition of the 2019 Canada Winter Games, being played at the Pidherney Centre.

    The playoff round begins Friday, with six teams... Read More

  • CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY FIVE

    CANADA WINTER GAMES- WOMEN’S HOCKEY- DAY FIVE

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    The first of the playoff games for women’s hockey got underway on day five of action in Red Deer.

    One of the final placement matchups saw Prince Edward Island dominate sixty minutes of play against the Yukon, shutting them out 9-0, and outshooting their northern opponent 53-7. Maggie Johnston was awarded the shutout... Read More

  • Aubin claims third gold medal with win in synchro trampoline for Team Quebec

    Aubin claims third gold medal with win in synchro trampoline for Team Quebec

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    RED DEER, AB (February 28, 2019) – Rémi Aubin claimed his third gold medal of the 2019 Canada Winter Games after winning gold in the first-ever synchronized trampoline competition at a Canada Games with his partner Benjamin Lagacé on Thursday night. Aubin also won gold in the individual and team competitions. Ashley Anaka and Hannah... Read More

  • Thriller Thursday at GWH

    Thriller Thursday at GWH

    Friday, 1st March 2019

    The first day of team competition concluded with provinces competing within their pool groups for placements heading into the quarter finals tomorrow morning.

    The team match that garnered the most attention from spectators was Alberta facing off against Quebec. The tie began with Men’s Singles, where Kevin Lee faced... Read More

  • BC Sweeps the Podium in Men’s Sitski for the 3rd time, Jasmine and Remi Drolet win gold for B.C.

    BC Sweeps the Podium in Men’s Sitski for the 3rd time, Jasmine and Remi Drolet win gold for B.C.

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    For the third day in a row Pemberton’s Ethan Hess claimed gold for BC, in the men’s 5k sitski competition and was again joined on the podium by the Vancouver duo of Leo Sammarelli and Paul Finkbeiner.

    Ethan Hess “another gold was great, but what I was most proud of is being joined on the podium for the third day in a... Read More

  • Squash – CWG2019 Day 5 Recap

    Squash – CWG2019 Day 5 Recap

    Thursday, 28th February 2019

    Day Five at squash began with the final three round robin matches at 9 a.m. and all had implications on final pool standings. On the girl’s side, Alberta were not to be denied a spot in the medal round as they defeated Nova Scotia quite handily. On the boy’s side, Saskatchewan defeated Prince Edward Island for a place in the 5th/8th... Read More

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