Focusing on the future for Foothills F.C.

Despite a real kick in the pants on Sunday, the Foothills F.C. have nothing to be ashamed of in their first season in the Premier Development League (PDL). The 4-0 loss came at the hands of the Seattle Sounders U-23 team, who sit above them comfortably now in the third …

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Different team, same result for Foothills F.C.

With head coach, Tommy Wheeldon Jr., behind the bench after serving his one game suspension the Foothills F.C. produced yet another draw. The result came in the form of a 2-2 match against the Washington Crossfire, who sits behind the Foothills F.C. in the table at Hellard Field on Sunday, …

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Chippy battle ends in draw

Another game, another draw for the Foothills F.C. as the team was held to just one point for the fifth time in six matches. The Foothills F.C. tied the Kitsap Pumas 1-1 at Hellard Field in Calgary on June 18, and unfortunately, the idiom “the one that got away” has …

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Foothills WFC makes third win in exhibition game

The ladies of the Foothills WFC have continued their winning streak with a third win in an exhibition game against the Shane Homes CWSA All Stars. Proceeds from the gate and a $1000 donation from Shane Homes went to the Calgary Emergency Womens Shelter. Forward Erica Hindmarsh scored a hat …

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Foothills FC ties with Timbers

Foothills F.C. took one point with a 1-1 draw from a crucial match against the Portland Timbers U-23 on Tuesday, June 2, but could have definitely used a win. The two teams will square off again on Sunday, June 7, but in the meantime Foothills have to play another game …

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Foothills FC wins its first official game 2-1

After years of hard work getting Calgary Foothills F.C. to a professional level, the club hosted its inaugural Premier Development League (PDL) game on Sunday, May 17, against the Puget Sound Gunners F.C. Everything came together at Hellard Field, from fans to the weather and even the score; the first …

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Online Exclusive: Calgary Foothills WFC wins inaugural game v. Edmonton Green and Gold

Fans turned out for the Calgary Foothills WFC’s inaugural game against the Edmonton Green and Gold on Friday, May 8. They tested their mettle and won out 2-1 despite a strong defense put on by the women from Edmonton, with WFC’s Erica Hindmarsh scoring early in the game, evading the goalkeeper …

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Conquering soccer in Calgary

Calgary has its first professional soccer club in twelve years, and just like the European teams, it starts from the ground up. Foothills F.C. has been one of Calgary’s finest soccer clubs since it was established in 1972, and with alumni such as Owen Hargreaves, Kevin McKenna, and Sam Adekugbe, …

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Illustrating success, ACAD alum draws his way to the Calgary Expo

Graphic novelist and illustrator Aaron Navrady speaks about vulnerability, conflict, religious fundamentalism, and medieval history. Aaron Navrady described medieval times as an endless treasure chest as he continued to add to the pile of research books on his table, pulling them from shelves and corners of his studio. He said …

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Answering attendee’s accessibility

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo deals with crowding From April 16 to 19, thousands of comic and pop culture fans will crowd Stampede Park to attend the 10th annual Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Due to the convention’s growing popularity, accessibility to the plethora of panels, signings, and exhibitors may …

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Alberta unemployment rate highest since 2011

While provincial employment indicators worsen, employers are still interested in SAIT students and graduates Albertans have lost more jobs in February and the provincial unemployment rate is at its highest since 2011, but employer’s interest in SAIT’s career portal and career fairs has not faltered. Even still, finding summer or …

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Bryan Buss being busy

Sitting with the Weal, Buss talks about growth, his passion for music, and owning Leroux Music Studio. For some, owning a studio, being a musician, or teaching lessons might be full-time jobs on their own, but with Bryan Buss’s infectious passion for music it’s no surprise that he does all …

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Cinematheque brings cinema to Calgary

Calgary Cinematheque season runs from September to June every year, showcasing films from independent directors. “[The Cinematheque] help to expose film you wouldn’t normally see in a movie theatre,” said Becky Russell, an animator and ACAD student. “They act as a catalyst for more creativity.” This season, Calgary Cinematheque has …

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Live show reviews : 36? w/ The Tourist Company, Limblifter w/Napalmpom, Illy-Hip Hop’s Australian Love Child

36? w/ The Tourist Company Ben McDonald, Weal Writer Venue: The Gateway Date: March 6, 2015 From the familiar, but confident indie-pop/rock of The Tourist Company to the eclectic, psychedelic art-rock sounds of 36?, the performers had their audience loving every minute. The night’s 10-track opening performance by The Tourist …

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Album reviews

Dan Mangan + Blacksmith – Club Meds Arts & Crafts Released on January 13, 2015 Written by Erin Anderson, A&E Writer Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Dan Mangan is at it again with his fourth album, this time under the moniker Dan Mangan + Blacksmith. While Club Meds is more of the same …

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Danielle Smith loses Highwood to Carrie Fischer

Former Wildrose opposition leader Danielle Smith has lost the PC candidacy to High River town council member Carrie Fischer for the Highwood riding she held when elected as a Wildrose MLA. Conservative party cardholders took to the polls in High River, Okotoks, and Aldersyde on Saturday, March 28, culminating in Smith’s defeat. …

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National Music Centre, a hub for discovery and creation

Considered by many to be one of the most exciting architectural projects happening in the world, the facility will bring Calgary to the forefront of arts and entertainment. Calgarians will soon have access to a hub for discovery and creation of music with the construction of the National Music Centre’s …

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Silver lining to a bittersweet goodbye

The Trojans women’s basketball team bids farewell to a great season and to their head coach, Donovan Martin, who is retiring after 25 years of coaching. Martin has been coaching for eight years at SAIT and finally wants to hang up the whistle. The women’s basketball team headed to Edmonton …

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Women in leadership speak to SAIT students

Second SAITSA Leadership Exchange event a success Four women who broke out of the traditional stereotypes in their industries spoke to SAIT students at the second Leadership Exchange event on March 12. The event, organized by SAITSA, had an audience of about 30 and was at the Odyssey Coffeehouse in …

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Internationally acclaimed dancer seeks to ‘Change the Game’

With over 20 years under his belt, Robert Barnett, a.k.a Bobby Mileage, wants to make an impact in the dance community. Hip-hop dance and choreography legend Bobby Mileage seeks to bring the fire this August with a dance camp dedicated to teaching people the roots of hip-hop and dance. The …

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