McBride: Sports central

February 9, 2019 The Goat
by Andrea Arnold The activity calendar in McBride for the weekend of February 8-10 has a little something for everyone with tournaments going on at the high school, curling rink and arena. Basketball The high […]

Valemount Bike Park plans for Phase 5

January 30, 2019 The Goat
By Andru McCracken This year the Valemount Bike Park will start Phase 5 according to Valemount Area Recreation and Development Association manager Curtis Pawliuk, and it just got $10,000 from the Rural Dividend to help […]

Valemount hockey late but healthy

October 17, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Valemount Minor Hockey has a brand new board of directors this year, and despite a two week delay at the start of the season due to arena upgrades, the club is thriving. […]

Locals hit the powder at Crystal Ridge

February 12, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken Locals hit the powder at Crystal Ridge sled-ski area west of Valemount. Skiers and boarders use snowmobiles to access the top of runs and then take turns shuttling each other up the hill.

Jump Ball

January 26, 2018 The Goat
photos by Sydney Philpott, Jeff Jewett and Andru McCracken The first annual Colin Axelsen Mustang Classic basketball tournament in McBride was a stunning success. The last two games played on Saturday evening between Valemount and […]

‘Skinny kid’ wins first pro fight

January 4, 2018 The Goat
by Andru McCracken A skinny kid who trained on the Valemount Secondary School wrestling team just won his first professional heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts fight in Grande Prairie on December 15. Kyle ‘the Body’ Francotti […]
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