Camrose Golf Course CPGA Pro Bill Penny says it is best to start small when you hit the driving range for the first time, working from wedges through irons and then finally the driver. Josh Aldrich/Camrose Canadian/Postmedia Network

Swing into spring slowly

Don’t make the same mistake every year of making that first swing in the spring with your longest club in your bag, the driver.

University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings men's basketball coach accepts the university's coach of the year honours from athletic director Greg Ryan at Colour Night on April 13.

Drabiuk named top Vikings coach

Dave Drabiuk stood on stage, a little bit in shock when he heard his name called out among 13 peers as coach of the year at the University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings Colour Night.

Camrose Golf Course clubhouse pro Bill Penny is ready for the golf season to get going if they can just get a break with the weather in Camrose. Josh Aldrich/Camrose Canadian/Postmedia Network

Golf season all teed up

If Mother Nature ever decides on what she wants to do, the Central Alberta area could be looking at the start of the golf season as early as Saturday.

Goalie Curtis Skip was named University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings men's hockey MVP on Monday at their team awards. File photo.

Vikings hockey hands out team awards

Curtis Skip was named the University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings men’s hockey MVP because of where hard work got him, and that’s one of the top goalies in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference.

Augustana Vikings skip Nikki Smith watches as third Jensen Manners and second Lynnette Mache sweep a shot against NAIT during the CCAA Curling Championships at the Rose City Curling Club in Camrose on March 22. Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

Augustana, curling club shine as CCAA host

The University of Alberta-Augustana Vikings had the opportunity to show the rest of the country what the curling program could do and they certainly left their mark on the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association landscape.

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