The Olds College Broncos battled back from a 3-2 deficit in the third period to defeat SAIT 5-4 in double overtime on Thursday, October 26th. Nearly 200 fans showed up - many of them wearing pink - on Breast Cancer Awareness Night and they saw a thrilling ACAC women's hockey game at the SportsComplex. Tori Chenier opened the scoring in the game, tied it at 3 early in the third period and capped off her hat trick with the winner in OT.
Tori Chenier's skate away play capped off her hat trick and an overtime victory for the Olds College Broncos on Thursday, October 26th.
Her third goal of the night in double OT pushed the Broncos ACAC women's hockey team past the SAIT Trojans 5-4.
It was the first hat trick in recent memory for Chenier and she was overjoyed to contribute to the victory.
According to Chenier, the Broncos were determined to bounce back in the third period after falling behind 3-2 prior to the second intermission.
Cassidy Holt and Kali Cummings also scored for Olds College, while Jaydlin Spooner made 21 saves in net.
Chenier says the Broncos enjoyed having a great crowd to play in front of on Breast Cancer Awareness Night.
Broncos blueliner Sinja Paurat says there are girls on their team who have family members that have been affected by cancer.
Olds College forward Krista Wilson says they had a number of ways for fans to contribute to their fundraising efforts.
The Broncos announced that just over $1000 dollars was raised on Breast Cancer Awareness Night.
On Saturday, October 28th in Calgary the SAIT Trojans won the rematch 3-2 over Olds College. Krista Wilson had a power play goal and Kali Cummings also scored for the Broncos who have won 3 of their 4 meetings this season with the Trojans.
OC's women's hockey team will take a 3 and 5 record into a home game versus GMU on Thursday, November 9th.
The Olds & District Chamber of Commerce has its first event of 2019 next week with the Chamber Appreciation Open House. It will be held at the Chamber office on Wednesday, January 23rd from 9am through until 7pm.
Kobi Chant is a 16 year old grade 11 student at Olds High School who will be competing in the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. Chant has been skating since he was 3 years old in CanSkate and has been competitive ice dancing for the past 5 years.
A total of 48 communities coast to coast get a visit from the MNP Torch Relay prior to the Canada Winter Games in Red Deer in just a few weeks. The stop in Olds will be on Thursday, January 31st with the town incorporating all 19 of the CWG sports that day. The Torch Ceremony is slated for 5 until 5:15pm at the SportsComplex.
The A-event final of 25th annual edition of the Didsbury Farm & Ranch Bonspiel came down to a measurement on the last rock to decide the winner and in the end Kurt Jorsvik's rink prevailed 5-4 over Ed Wicks.
Sundre RCMP are seeking information from the public to help identify a pair of suspects who were captured on security footage as they stole several thousand dollars worth of high end power tools from a hardware store located just west of town.
Mountain View County council made a motion during the Wednesday, January 9th meeting to send a letter to the provincial Environment Minister asking that the public town hall forums regarding the Bighorn Country proposal be rescheduled to ensure proper public consultation.