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Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week

October 6-12, 2014

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Female Athlete of the Week
Marriya Jenkins
Concordia University College of Alberta
Cross Country Running

Marriya Jenkins grabbed her first ACAC win of the season, finishing well clear of her next closest competitor by 35 seconds.

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Male Athlete of the Week
Sam Lawson
SAIT Polytechnic
Men's Hockey

SAIT Trojans men's hockey rookie forward Sam Lawson has been nothing if not consistent this season, and that trend continued this past weekend.


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News Highlights

Lightning coach inspired by Terry Fox

Story by Lindsay English

 10/20/2014...Calgary, Alberta-With St. Mary’s first ever cross country running team set to compete in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference, Athletic Director Chris Shoults’ first key decision was to determine who would lead the squad through its inaugural season. 

 In the end the decision wasn’t that difficult; enter Stephen Adams.

 A well-known name in Calgary's cross country running scene, Adams has lived up to his reputation by delivering impressive results with each member of his four-man running team achieving personal bests at each race this season. 




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50th Anniversary Series: Ron Lavery “Everything he did was in benefit to the ACAC and its growth.”

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

10/16/2014...Calgary, Alberta - It takes a certain quality of person to be Commissioner of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC).

“The Commissioner has to interpret and enforce the rules and regulations and constitution along with the operating code of the ACAC and within that bundle they have to ensure the rules of the sport are followed and not violated,” said  Gary Meadus, 80, who held the title of ACAC Commissioner from 1994-2001.

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Soccer is the right Medicine for Rattlers Letwiniuk

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

10/12/2014...Medicine Hat, Alberta - Kaity Letwiniuk of the Medicine Hat women’s soccer team has an unusual nickname. Kern.

A short version of the Pokémon character Sunkern.

According to Pokémon lore, Sunkearn is weak. Sunkern is also said to be found in grassy meadows.

Letwiniuk though is far from being frail but may be found in grassy meadows, or should we say grassy fields, in as much as she has scored six goals in eight games for the Rattlers who lead the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference South Division with seven wins and one defeat behind 22 goals for and only eight against.

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Justin Wood Honoured as 2014-15 ACAC Men's Golf Player of the Year

Edmonton, October 3, 2014 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that Justin Wood of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks has been selected as the 2014-15 ACAC Men’s Golf Player of the Year.  Justin was selected for this award based upon his performance at an ACAC Regional Competition and the ACAC Conference Championships which took place September 27-28 in Edmonton.

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