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Bright spots in dark year for Blue Jays

Posted on September 26, 2017

By Rob Ficiur This week, the uninspiring 2017 Toronto Blue Jays season comes to an end. Anything less than a World Series appearance would have… Read More »

PTOs and NHL training camps

Posted on September 19, 2017

By Rob Ficiur As National Hockey League teams begin their first week of training camp, there are a large number of players trying out for… Read More »

Observing the deer family in SE Alberta

Posted on September 12, 2017

By Rob Ficiur The prairie scenery in the County of Forty Mile and most of Cypress County spoils us with the amount of wildlife that… Read More »

Sports classes

Posted on September 5, 2017

By Rob Ficiur As students start classes this week they marvel at the work before them. In their youthful enthusiasm, many only want to study… Read More »

Fighting cancer

Posted on August 29, 2017

By Rob Ficiur This week the Ottawa Senators and other hockey fans paid tribute to Bryan Murray. On August 12, the former coach and general… Read More »

Camping: A sport for the ages (and aged)

Posted on August 22, 2017

By Rob Ficiur One hundred plus years ago many of the first settlers in Alberta lived in soddies. Rather than building their homes of wood,… Read More »

Star Trek re-runs better than baseball

Posted on August 16, 2017

By Rob Ficiur Star Trek re-runs have become more engaging to me than sports this summer. My usual sports diet in July and August is… Read More »

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