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Byam sets up to go to Winter Games

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY KAREN BYAM - Bow Island's Christopher Byam has been selected to the Zone 1 men's volleyball team for the upcoming Alberta Winter Games, taking place in Cypress County and Medicine Hat Feb. 13-16.

By Jamie Rieger Lots of hard work and dedication to the sport has Bow Island’s Christoper Byam representing his hometown on the men’s Zone 1 volleyball team in the upcoming Alberta Winter Games, being held in Medicine Hat and Cypress County Feb. 13-16. The 6-foot, two inch, 14 years old said being selected to the team is very exciting and he has been working hard… Read More »

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PHOTO SUBMITTED- Brendan Olson of Seven Persons is playing in his first ever Alberta Winter Games. He was chosen over eight other goalies who tried out for the Zone 1 team.

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