Leduc Comp to Host Provincial Championships

From Thursday, March 6th to Saturday, March 8th the best high school curlers in Alberta will be competing in the Alberta Schools Athletic Association’s (ASAA) Championships. Curling is the one team sport that the ASAA does not split into divisions based on school size. Schools with less than 100 students will compete against schools with populations of over 2,000. 

    Six rural zones will join the Edmonton and Calgary Zones for the three days of curling at the Leduc Curling Club’s rinks in the LRC. After the first draw on Thursday curlers will attend a banquet, which will be held at the Best Western Denham Inn. 

    Early the next morning curlers will return to the ice at 8am on Friday with the final draw scheduled for 6:15pm. A final round-robin game will begin at 8am Saturday with playoffs beginning right after the completion of the round-robin round. Semifinals and finals will depend on the number of tie breakers that maybe required.

    If no tie breakers are needed then semis are scheduled for 10:45am and finals at 1:30pm. If tie breakers are required the times will be 1:30pm for semis and 4:15pm for the finals. The three divisions are boys, girls, and mixed. Last year the smaller schools dominated the playoffs with Dr. Folkins from Chauvin taking the mixed title, Georges P. Vanier of Donnelly winning the boys’ championship, and Paul Rowe from Manning capturing the girls.

    The first team to register is the J.T. Foster School of Nanton in the girls division. Other teams will soon join them as the various zones host their zone championships this weekend.

More Stories:
  • Hockey Day in Millet     Hockey Day in Millet was hosted by the Millet Minor Hockey Association, January 23rd at the Agriplex. It was a hockey filled day with games running for just under twelve hours, starting at 8:00 a.m., with every team in ...
  • New Sarepta’s Rachelle Brown Off To Scotties Tom Dirsa Pipestone Flyer       What a difference a year can make! A little over a year ago we did a story on New Sarepta Elementary School’s teacher Rachelle Pidhenry. She was looking forward to competing at the Tim Horton’s ...
  • Leduc & CTK Basketball Improving For the second time in a month the senior high basketball teams will be taking another two-week break as semester exams approach. All four of the senior teams of Leduc Comp and Christ the King (CTK) played on Monday, January ...
  • Warburg Junior Curling Receives Donation The Tomahawk/Warburg Field Office of Sinopec Daylight Energy recently put smiles on the faces of 32 Warburg Junior Curling Club members with a donation of $1000. The donation is earmarked for equipment and supplies for the ...
  • Alberta Athletes Bound For The Podium When she was four years old, Edmonton cross-country skier and Olympic medalist, Madeline Williams, witnessed the Olympic Torch Relay when her parents took their young family to the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary. Despite ...
  • Basketball Returns! High school basketball returned to Leduc schools on Tuesday, January 6th when the Leduc Composite Junior boys took to the hard-court against the M.E. Lazerte Voyageurs. The Voyageurs were able to quickly get into gear and ...
  • Giants Winter Camp Kicks Off Sunday, January 11th was the kick-off day for the Giants’ Winter Camp at the Leduc Recreation Centre’s Coop Field House. GIANTS is the name of the Leduc Baseball Association. From ages 4 to 18, boys and girls get to enjoy ...
  • Indoor Play For Soccer Fans Winter months are tough to endure for those who have a passion for summer sports. In our society, parents of active children are grateful for the opportunity to sign their active kids up into a winter version of the most ...
  • Millet Floor Curling Club Participates In Falun Tournament The Millet Floor Curling Club was invited to enter a team in the Falun Club’s Floor Curling Tournament recently held in Falun. The club hosts a tournament each year and entries come from all over central Alberta. Pictured: ...
  • Leduc #1 In Alberta! The Leduc Composite Boys Basketball Team went into the Christmas break ranked as the number one 3A boys’ team in Alberta according to the Alberta Schools Athletic Association’s (ASAA) ranking system. This was based on the ...




 
  • Leduc Radio Ad
  • Industrial Netmedia
  • Industrial Netmedia
  • Industrial Netmedia