Category: Sports

  • Fort McMurray Oil Barons optimistic as 2023-24 AJHL season gets underway

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Sep 28, 2023  •  Last updated Sep 29, 2023  •  1 minute read Rylan Ringor of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons goes against the Lloydminster Bobcats on September 23, 2023. Photo supplied by Dan Lines/Fort McMurray Oil Barons Article content Head coach Adam Manah is…

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  • Monster Pro Wrestling brings wrestling back to Fort McMurray after more than 20 years

    Article content Vance Nevada didn’t care much for Fort McMurray when he entered the wrestling ring on Saturday night. After dismissing the “filthy oil” of Fort McMurray on behalf of “my good friend Justin,” there was plenty plenty of boos and trash talking from the crowd. We apologize, but this video has failed to load.…

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  • Fort McMurray 13U baseball team competes in National Western Championships

    Article content Fort McMurray’s 13U baseball team had a rough time at the 13U National Western Championships as the team lost every game they played. The team’s coach, Keith Breen, is proud of how hard the athletes worked this past weekend. Article content We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Fort McMurray 13U…

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  • Fort McMurray's 18U team puts up tough fight at baseball championships

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Aug 21, 2023  •  Last updated Aug 22, 2023  •  2 minute read Team Fort McMurray celebrate their victory over Team Alberta at the 2023 18U National Baseball Championships at Ross Hennigar Park on Sunday, August 20, 2023. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network Article content…

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  • Fort McMurray athletes help team win basketball gold at Alberta Summer Games

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Aug 14, 2023  •  Last updated Aug 17, 2023  •  2 minute read The North East Zone U14 Boys Basketball team after winning gold at the 2023 Alberta Summer Games. Image supplied by Northern Trailblazers Basketball Article content Seven Fort McMurray athletes and a local…

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  • Fort McMurray IPSC organizers hope to grow the sport as legislation takes aim at handguns

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Aug 02, 2023  •  Last updated Aug 03, 2023  •  2 minute read Jody Fox fires his handgun as he competes in an International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) competition at the Fort McMurray Fish and Game Association on Sunday, July 30, 2023. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray…

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  • Local athlete Kayla Giroux wins basketball gold at North American Indigenous Games

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Aug 01, 2023  •  Last updated Aug 02, 2023  •  2 minute read Kayla Giroux, 15, of Fort McMurray receives her gold medal in basketball at the 2023 North American Indigenous Games in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Supplied Image Article content A Fort McMurray athlete is…

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  • Disc golf club aims to save Lions Park course as RMWB decides its fate

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Jul 05, 2023  •  Last updated Jul 06, 2023  •  2 minute read Members of the Wood Buffalo Disc Golf Association pose for a photo at Lions Park after playing disc golf at the park’s course. Image supplied by Kyle Warren/WBDGA Article content The municipality…

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  • Arctic Winter Games launches celebration of northern sports and culture

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News Published Jan 30, 2023  •  Last updated Sep 27, 2023  •  3 minute read Team Alberta enters Shell Place for the opening ceremonies of the Arctic Winter Games on Sunday, January 29, 2023. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network Article content The Arctic Winter Games has begun,…

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  • Vista Ridge confident in upcoming season as ski hills battle El Niño

    Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports News Local Sports Local News “There’s no doubt it’s an abnormal year, but it’s not an insurmountable problem,” said Bernice Later, general manager at Vista Ridge. Author of the article: Vincent McDermott Published Dec 12, 2023  •  2 minute read A snowmaking machine at Vista Ridge on December 9, 2023. Image…

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