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Judgment day for firsts

A sense of urgency surrounds St. Albert’s first 15 on the eve of today’s home opener against the Druids.

Little Miss Nitza a slice of heaven

Tears of joy greeted the arrival of Little Miss Nitza into the world April 10. "I cried when I seen her," said co-owner Peter Giannakopoulos, the proprietor of Nitza's Pizza in St. Albert. "I have a love for all horses, but especially her.

On Tap

Today’s tripleheader at the St. Albert Rugby Football Club kicks off its home fixtures for the 2010 season. Game times at the Leading Edge Physiotherapy Fields are 12:30 p.m. for the men’s third division, 1 p.m.

Medal haul for Plomp

A medal-winning performance at westerns by gymnast Graham Plomp bodes well for the upcoming national championships.

On Tap

The St. Albert Rugby Football Club kicks off its home fixtures Saturday with a tripleheader against the Druids at the Leading Edge Physiotherapy Fields. The tentative kickoff times are 1 p.m. for the men’s third division and 3 p.m.

Diamond Dust

Bantam Cardinals Sporting a 12-5 record, the bantam AAA St. Albert Cardinals know they are headed for the tier I provincials in Okotoks.

SAMSL starts 30th season

The St. Albert Men’s Soccer League (SAMSL) kicked off its 30th season Sunday with a revamped line-up of championship contenders. SAMSL is down to eight teams this year after going with two divisions with six teams apiece.

Storm issues playoff warning

Clarke Park – The playoff forecast for the St. Albert Storm is promising after the midget spring league team shut out the Parkland Outlaws.

Premier women kick off new season

If history repeats itself, the St. Albert women’s first 15 will struggle on the premier pitch this year. The last attempt at performing at the highest level of rugby in Alberta was a winless effort in 2006.

Second best isn't good enough

The team that can’t win the big game is predicting an Alberta Cup championship victory in men’s rugby. “I guarantee you right now we are the team to beat this year,” a confident Matt Herod, director of senior rugby at the St.