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Mustangs player, in dark blue, breaks free from other players with the footBALL

Shootin’ the Breeze – September 27, 2023

Mustangs break through

Pincher Creek Mustangs running back Jakob Klinec (15) tries to break a tackle by Lethbridge Bulldogs lineman Sawyer Kowa during third-quarter play Saturday at Matthew Halton field. The Mustangs (1-2) picked up their first win of the season, 34-6 over the Bulldogs. They’re on the road Sept. 30 to face the Lethbridge Coyotes.

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Scott Cooper, dressed in a red T-shirt, dark shorts and knee-high socks, puts his hands on his knees and catches his breath after crossing the Divide 200 ultramarathon finish line.

Shootin’ the Breeze – September 20, 2023

200 miles? No problem!

Looking none the worse for wear, Scott Cooper of Calgary was the first competitor to cross the finish line of the inaugural Divide 200 ultramarathon. One hundred racers started at Castle Mountain Resort and tackled a 200-mile course that included an elevation gain of about 12,335 metres (40,465 feet) in the backcountry. In next week’s issue you’ll learn how many made it back to the finish line and more about Scott’s amazing race.

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