Covy Moore/Rocky View Publishing A.E. Bowers' students Maddy McKinley (left) and Madison Turley practice their 4x100 metre relay during recess at the school, June 15.
All of the athletes who attended last month’s Hershey’s track and field event in Airdrie, and qualified for provincials, will head to Edmonton for the Alberta championship event, June 18 at Foote Field.
Twenty of the team’s members will be students from A.E. Bowers Elementary. Local golfers on par
Crossfield’s Patrick Murphy won the boys’ 14 and under Euro Junior Golf Cup with a two-round total of 143 – 10 better than second place – June 5 at Collicut Siding Golf Course. Carter Cissell, also of Crossfield, placed ninth with a 164, while Airdrie’s Cory Kohut was 14th with a 190.
Cissell, 13, also won the Maple Leaf Junior Gold Tour’s stop at the Olds Central Highlands Golf Club, with a two-round 161 on June 12. Balzac’s Mathias Labonte placed 17th with a 194.
Cole Kohut also placed 13th, with a 106, in the one-day U.S. Kids West Qualifier, June 5 at Collicut. Elite four
Airdrie’s 2011 Elite Athlete Recognition Ceremony will take place at Genesis Place on June 23 at 7 p.m. Arm-wrestler Darrell Belyk, gymnast Corrissa Boychuk, gymnast Janelle Desmarais-Moen and luger Eric Pothier will all be honoured during the festivity.