2017-18 ACAC Headlines

  • Great Men Never Think Great
    October 19, 2017
    Great men never think great. Small men never think small.
  • Not Just Your Average Joe
    October 19, 2017
    That’s the nickname attributed to Jordanna Cota by family and friends. Nowhere, is it more apropos than on the running trails in Alberta where the Red Deer College Queens’ student-athlete is at the top of her class in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) cross-country, having crossed the finish line first in the four ACAC Running Room Grand Prix events she has entered this fall.
  • Eagles Steenhof Flying on the Field
    October 10, 2017
    With four games remaining in the 2017 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) men’s soccer regular season, The Kings Eagles total seven points with a record of two wins, three losses. They have scored 11 goals while allowing 11 goals.
  • Olds Soccer Player Rachel Brodie
    October 06, 2017
    When Gabrielle Brodie left New Zealand in 2011 to attend Newberry College in South Carolina to play for the schools women’s soccer team, she said goodbye to her twin sister Rachel. Both had been soccer stars and this would be the first time that they would not be playing on the same team.
  • Two out of three isn’t bad
    October 04, 2017
    The SAIT Trojans’ cross-country running triple threat of Matt Travaglini, Jacques Saayman and Daryl Ross have placed first, second and third respectively in two of the three Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Grand Prix events they have entered to date.
  • ACAC Golf Championship Results
    October 02, 2017
    According to a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) media release, the 2017 PING CCAA Golf National Championships will be held October 17-20, 2017 at “The Royal Ashburn Golf Club (located in Whitby, Ontario)  which opened in 1962 as an 18-hole facility, and has since developed into a world-class facility, ranked among the Top 50 public golf courses in Canada.”
  • A Step into Coaching
    September 28, 2017
    At the start of the 2016-2017 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) campaign, Lethbridge Kodiaks women?s basketball head coach Brad Karren stated that the Kodiaks had "some unfinished business." The first step was to win the ACAC title.
  • National Coaches Week Feature 5
    September 28, 2017
    The name Sherwood Forest brings to mind the legend of Robin Hood along with lush wooded areas and plenty of game to hunt. So it is perhaps, for a young lad moving from Glasgow, Scotland, at the age of 14, to a place called Sherwood Park, the belief that Great Britain-type culture would soon be discovered.
  • ACAC Golf Championship Preview
    September 28, 2017
    Camrose Golf Club and Desert Blume Golf Club hosted the 2017 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) North and South Regionals and now it is RedTail Landing Golf Club’s turn to host the 2017 ACAC Golf Championships to be held September 30 - October 1, 2017.
  • National Coaching Week: The Job Interview
    September 25, 2017
    Anxiety. Triumph. Sweat. Congratulations There are several new head coaches in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) for the 2017-2018 campaign and perhaps a few of them had heard one or two of the below questions asked during their own job interviews.
  • National Coaching Week: Female Apprentice Coach Program
    September 25, 2017
    According to a media release “The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is proud to announce its Female Apprentice Coach Program (FACP) apprentices and mentors for its 13th season. Thirteen apprentices in five different sports will be mentored by CCAA coaches across the country during the 2017-18 season. They will be monitored throughout the year via progress reports.
  • National Coach Week Feature 3
    September 25, 2017
    A good double act does not necessary need to be a renowned comedy duo like Lewis and Martin, Laurel and Hardy or Abbott and Costello. One playing the straight man and the other the comic.
  • Golfing Cousins
    September 21, 2017
    If you have a sweet tooth, the hamlet of Guy, which is located in northwest Alberta, is the place to bee as it is the largest producer of Organic Honey in Canada. After a quick sugar buzz, take a turn at Township Road 760 and drive 11 kilometres and you will discover yet another sweet spot.
  • Leduc, AB, to host four Canadian curling championships in 2018
    September 13, 2017
    An unprecedented celebration of Canadian championship curling will take place next year in Leduc, Alta., it was announced today by Curling Canada.
  • CCAA Golf Nationals heading to Alberta
    September 13, 2017
    For the first time in Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association history, the Golf National Championships are heading to Alberta. Medicine Hat College of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) has been approved to host the 2018 PING CCAA Golf National Championships. The bid was approved today in Abbotsford, BC, at the CCAA annual general meeting.