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Bernice Andersen, a descendant of the first Icelandic settlers in Markerville, Alta., shows her support for Iceland's soccer team Wednesday, June 29, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Markerville Catches Icelandic Soccer Fever

By The Canadian Press
June 30, 2016 - 2:13pm Updated: June 30, 2016 - 3:22pm

MARKERVILLE, Alta. — Whether they're soccer fans or not, people in at least two Prairie communities will have more than a casual interest in Iceland's Euro 2016 quarter-final soccer match against France on Sunday.

Games CEO Scott Robinson and Board Chair Lyn Radford unveil the Games' official logo at one of the venues, the Collicutt Centre on June 27, 2016. (Photos: Josh Hall)

Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Logo Unveiled at Community Update

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
June 27, 2016 - 1:11pm Updated: June 27, 2016 - 2:14pm

The Red Deer 2019 Canada Winter Games Host Committee gave its latest Community Update Monday morning at the Collicutt Centre.

CEO Scott Robinson and Board Chair Lyn Radford introduced their new Senior Leadership Team made up of four Executive Staff and eight Senior Volunteer Leaders.

Bucs quarterback Brandon Leyh eludes several Lloydminster tacklers during game action on Saturday (Photo: Central Alberta Buccaneers Facebook page)

Bucs Obliterate Lloydminster To Move To 4-0

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
June 20, 2016 - 9:07am Updated: June 20, 2016 - 11:08am

The Central Alberta Buccaneers continue to establish themselves as a dominant team in the Alberta Football League.

The Bucs cruised to a 65-3 road win over the previously unbeaten Lloydminster Vandals on Saturday, improving their record to 4-0 for the first time in franchise history.