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The team has recently been selected as the
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see pages 27-31 SPORTS limited to rural communities but includes the In a news release the Alberta Amateur not only thrive in Alberta's rural
SCHOOL TIMES major centres of Edmonton and Calgary. Wrestling Association said, "Every year, the communities, but excel at every level."
Sean Edmondson, Curtis Brinker, Kim Alberta Amateur Wrestling Association In addition to training and physical
Parkland wins Jacklin, and Carson Beran are coaches for honours a number of outstanding individuals workouts the team encourages the students to
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ensure they are making proper nutrition a
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Annual Toy Run in support of the Edson Kinette's Christmas Hamper Basketball
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