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Women take on badlands triathlon

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More than 50 women from throughout Alberta took on the badlands in the first Wild Rose Women’s Triathlon in Drumheller on Sunday, May 14. Events offered included a sprint triathlon, a team sprint (you either swim, bike or run), and Try-A-Tri distance, using the Drumheller Aquaplex and the scenic river valley and badlands. The event was hosted by RnR Premier Events, and a few locals took on the distance in a spirit of accomplishment and camaraderie.

Dragons move on to college careers

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While the ice is out of the Drumheller Memorial Arena, Drumheller Dragons are making choices on where to continue to pursue their careers.
Goalie Garrett Fuller has committed to play for San Diego State University in the upcoming season.
The Aztecs compete in the West Region of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) Division I.
Airdrie native, Fuller has been on the Dragons roster since 2019. In the 2021-2022 season, he appeared in 21 games and last year carried the bulk of the load with 42 regular season appearances with a 0.892 save percentage and a 3.08 GGA.
Ben Christian also is continuing his career at the college level. The graduating defenseman is heading north to Concordia University in Edmonton.
He has played 120 games in his three seasons with the Dragons and tallied 6 goals, 20 assists and 265 PIM.

Smash win Medicine Hat tourney

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The Drumheller Volleyball Club (DVC) U15 Blue Smash had a successful weekend of volleyball winning a Medicine Hat tournament. The U15 team travelled south to play in a U16 tournament, where they swept their way into the finals and won. This was a good tune-up for their nationals bid coming the May long weekend. At the tournament are (l-r) Keely Mack. Lexie Bates, Kayla Scott, Elisha Kopjar, Hailey Hoosen, Makenna Paget, Olivia Kopjar, and Kelsy Scott. Missing are Aubryn Stanger and Kira Quashie.

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