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Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Athlete of the Week

October 13-19, 2014

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Female Athlete of the Week
Grace Gerrard
Grande Prairie Regional College
Women's Soccer

First year striker Grace really performed at a high level over the weekend, tallying seven goals in the Wolves 5-1 and 10-0 wins over U of A-Augustand Vikings.

Marmot Basin/Hostelling International Jasper Male Athlete of the Week
Alex Rogers
U of A - Augustana
Men's Hockey

The former U of A Golden Bear forward hit his stride this past weekend as he helped lead the Vikings to a pair of wins. On Friday night, Alex scored twice and added an assist for a three point evening in their 8-1 win.


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News Highlights

Ooks Breaking Records Heading Into ACAC Women's Soccer Finals

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

10/21/2014…Edmonton, Alberta - When Leanne Kadatz graduated from NAIT last year one would have to wonder how the NAIT Ooks women’s soccer team would fair during the 2014 campaign.

For you see…during her five years as a student/athlete at the Edmonton school, Kadatz had rewritten the record books in a grandiose fashion with 99 goals in regular season play, including an amazing 25 goals last year.

She would go on to score a ton of post season games in which the Ooks won the ACAC banner in 2011 and 2012. The Ooks would also medal three times at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association championships with silver medals in 2010 and 2011 and a bronze finish in 2012.

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"We Have to Keep Doing Our Thing" ACAC Men's Soccer Championships

 by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips

10/21/2014…Lloydminster, Alberta - The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association came out with their men’s soccer rankings today and the Keyano College Huskies men’s soccer team is ranked No. 5.

Huskies men’s soccer finished the 2014-2015 regular season with a record of seven wins and three ties for 24 points which was tops in the 12-team Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s soccer program.

This is the highest CCAA ranking for a Keyano Huskies team sport in its 30th year in the ACAC plus the highest position in the ACAC men’s soccer program as they had never finished higher than 4th place prior in North Division standings.

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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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