Mecca Glen School’s curlers did so well they competed against each other in the gold/silver match-up Thursday, March 7th in Lacombe. The players are: gold - Colin Sim (skip), Cody Albers (third), Kaydance Engele (second) and Declan Frazer (lead). Silver - Ethan Bloomquist (skip), Kenzie Padgham (third), Brooklynn Olson (second), Nic Hansen (lead). Coaches were: Dan Lea, Tristan Johnson, Kari Albers, and John Olson.                                Photo submitted

Mecca Glen School’s curlers did so well they competed against each other in the gold/silver match-up Thursday, March 7th in Lacombe. The players are: gold - Colin Sim (skip), Cody Albers (third), Kaydance Engele (second) and Declan Frazer (lead). Silver - Ethan Bloomquist (skip), Kenzie Padgham (third), Brooklynn Olson (second), Nic Hansen (lead). Coaches were: Dan Lea, Tristan Johnson, Kari Albers, and John Olson. Photo submitted

Athletes at Mecca Glen did exceptionally well

Curlers and basketball athletes earned quite a few banners

Mecca Glen School’s sports teams have had a strong year.

With the girls basketball team earning, not one, not two, but three banners, it’s been a good season. And now with the two curling teams competing for gold and silver, it’s been a good season for curling as well.

This year, Mecca Glen School had 15, Grade 7 to 9 curlers that came to practices once a week at the Calumet two-sheeter.

Eight curlers of two teams went to the Wolf Creek bonspiel on Thursday, March 7th in Lacombe. They competed against other 1J Wolf Creek schools.

They ended up in the gold medal game against each other, which resulted in a gold and silver medal plus the banner for Mecca Glen School.

The two teams that competed in the bonspiel were: Gold – Colin Sim (skip), Cody Albers (third), Kaydance Engele (second), Declan Frazer (lead) Silver – Ethan Bloomquist (skip), Kenzie Padgham (third), Brooklynn Olson (second), Nic Hansen (lead).

The teams were dedicated to the sport and the school is proud of the commitment and effort they displayed each week at practice. They were a pleasure to coach and share the ice with. Coaches were: Dan Lea, Tristan Johnson, Kari Albers, and John Olson.

The girls basketball team marched their way to win the junior Wolf Creek championships recently and now the CWAJHAA championships.

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Mecca Glen School’s junior girls walked away this season with three banners from their basketball season. Here they pose with coach Adam Troitsky after winning their third, the CWAJHAA banner.                                Photo submitted

Mecca Glen School’s junior girls walked away this season with three banners from their basketball season. Here they pose with coach Adam Troitsky after winning their third, the CWAJHAA banner. Photo submitted

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