2016-17 Cross Country Running

  • That Special Moment
    December 15, 2016
    by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips... Edmonton, AB - Along with Christmas Joy comes the joy in seeing a student/athlete develop as a player, student and person. With that in mind we asked coaches: “Has any one student/athlete surprised you and gone Above and Beyond be it on the field of endeavour or just as an individual and why?”
  • ACAC Hall of Fame Nominations
    December 03, 2016
    by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips... Edmonton, AB - You can’t win the million dollar lotto if you don’t buy a ticket? You can’t get into the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Hall of Fame if you don’t take the first step and get nominated?
  • CCAA Cross Country Running
    November 15, 2016
    by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips... Since 2002, when the inaugural Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Cross Country Championships were hosted by Red Deer College, the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) has been a dominant presence.
  • Jacques Saayman earns 2016-17 ACAC Cross-Country Running Male Runner & Rookie of the Year
    November 02, 2016
    CALGARY, Nov. 2 2016 — Jacques Saayman’s gold medals at the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Cross-Country Running Championships were not the only rewards the first-year runner earned.
  • Rachel McKenzie Honoured as the 2016-17 ACAC Cross Country Female Runner of the Year
    November 02, 2016
    Edmonton, November 2nd, 2016 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that Rachel McKenzie of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks Women’s cross country team, has been selected as the 2016-17 ACAC female cross country runner of the Year.
  • Emily Spencer Honoured as the 2016-17 ACAC Cross Country Female Rookie of the Year
    November 02, 2016
    Edmonton, November 2nd, 2016 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that Emily Spencer of the Lethbridge College Kodiaks Women’s cross country team, has been selected as the 2016-17 ACAC female cross country rookie runner of the Year.
  • Presenting the 2016-17 ACAC Cross Country Running All-Conference Teams
    October 31, 2016
    Grande Prairie, October 31st, 2016 – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the members of the Cross Country Running All-Conference Teams. Runners were selected by completing the Provincial Championship race with the top finishing times at the recent ACAC Cross Country Running Championship, hosted by GPRC October 29th, 2016.
  • ACAC Honours Kari Elliott as the 2016-17 Cross Country Running Coach of the Year
    October 31, 2016
    Red Deer, October 31st, 2016 ? The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is pleased to announce that Kari Elliott, Head Coach of Red Deer College?s Cross-Country team, has been selected by her coaching peers as the 2016-17 Coach of the Year. The award was presented to Coach Elliott on October 29 at the ACAC Cross-Country Championship at Grand Prairie Regional College.
  • 2016 Cross Country ACAC Championships Feature
    October 31, 2016
    by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips... Red faces and wet laces were out in full force this past Saturday October 29, 2016 as the 2016 Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Cross Country Provincials were held in Grande Prairie, Alberta.
  • ACAC Cross Country Runner Kicks the Habit
    October 26, 2016
    by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips... It's an October afternoon in Northern Alberta and 29 runners' line up for a cross country meet in Grande Prairie. Amongst the many faces and laces. is a competitor who only a year prior had given up a pack-a-day cigarette habit. All of that has changed. Such is the life now of Ian Lee of the Concordia University of Edmonton Thunder cross country team, in that the 25 year-old placed fourth overall amongst the collegiate athletes in the above mentioned Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Running Room Grand Prix #4.
  • Kiana Scarf Making Strides at Lakeland College
    October 07, 2016
    by ACAC Sports Writer Curtis J. Phillips... On the Lakeland College Rustlers cross country roster it lists Kiana Scarf at 5-foot-4 in height. In reality, Scarf, is 5-foot-1. The extra inches might have been added due to the extra length and personal growth Scarf has had to travel during life’s journey. When Scarf was in Grade 5 her mother Michelle was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer. “The doctors told her she had two years max to live...she beat the odds and made it to six,” said Scarf, her mother passing away May 11, 2014 at the age of 37 years.