The temperatures dipped and the conditions were blustery, but the rain held off for Olds College's 2018 Fall Golf Classic. Linda Henderson - Director of Broncos Athletics - thanks the members of the community who bundled up and came out to support OC's athletes.
Accountability, integrity, passion and pride are among the key words that represent the Olds College Broncos Athletic program, according to Linda Henderson.
Henderson is the Director of Broncos Athletics. She thanks the community and surrounding area for coming out and supporting Olds College's fundraising tournament on Wednesday, September 12th at the Olds Golf Club.
Henderson says this is an exciting time of year with a fresh start ahead for many of Olds College's sports teams.
She says the golf tourney helps fund about half of the scholarship offerings they have available for the Broncos sports teams.
Olds College began the ACAC soccer season at home last weekend with the women's team defeating Medicine Hat College 2-1 and playing to a 1-all draw with Lethbridge College. The Broncos men's soccer team fell 2-nil versus the Rattlers and lost 2-1 to the Kodiaks.
This weekend Olds College will host soccer action against Red Deer College on Saturday, September 15th and Lakeland College on Sunday, September 16th. Both days the women's game will start at noon followed by the men at 2pm.
RCMP have recovered over $300,000 worth of stolen merchandise after executing a search warrant involving stolen property north of High River at a commercial location.. A 26-year-old Calgary man and a 27-year-old Didsbury woman have been arrested and released. They face on charge each. A 37 year old man from Black Diamond has been arrested and faces nine total charges. A 44 year old man from Black Diamond is now wanted for numerous offences in relation to this incident.
Corporal Courtney Harding says Olds RCMP scheduled several additional RCMP members to work in order to ensure public safety for the annual Oldstoberfest event. Enforcement and crime prevention included bike patrols by Olds RCMP and foot patrols as well as a police presence at the Oldstoberfest venues and grounds during the festivities. According to Corporal Harding, overall the RCMP members reported it was a good event with minimal issues until the later hours of each evening.
The Innisfail Legion was sold out on Wednesday, September 19th for the Innisfail Eagles 5th annual sportsman's dinner. Long-time Hockey Night in Canada host Ron MacLean was the headliner for the evening's hot stove lounge discussion.
Margaret Erickson with the Olds Institute's Age Friendly Committee says they are hoping to see improvements at crosswalks in the town of Olds in order to make it more accessible for pedestrians and seniors.