Archive by category Catch You on the Rebound

Fort McMurray sports guru Curtis J. Phillips keeps residents in-the-know and up-to-date with everything happening in the world of Wood Buffalo sports with his well-known “Catch You on the Rebound” column.

Off to the B.C. Derby

Off to the B.C. Derby

Local equestrians hopeful for champion horse, Academic By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly Ten years ago, it was written in this space that we would love to …

Baseball proposal catches local fan base

Baseball proposal catches local fan base

By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly Fort McMurray has seen several foul balls come their way, in regards to securing a professional baseball team for the …

Summer Games’ live on with GM

Summer Games’ live on with GM

By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly It is 8:04 p.m. on August 16, 2015. Kim Rizzi, having just pulled into her driveway, is sitting in her car. Home at last, …

Pro returns to hometown

Pro returns to hometown

By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly At the age of nine, Austin Couture was down in Waterways at Howard J. Pew Memorial Family Park; enjoying the playground …

City strikes gold with community champion

City strikes gold with community champion

By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly Gold and sugar are two of the main exports of Guyana. In 1969 a young man in his 20s, by the name of Compton Vigilance, …

Balancing In

Balancing In

By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly Years ago when Robert and Dorothy Welte took their toddler Shaela to the local park, she would roll down hills, climb …

Jet setters, go-getters

Jet setters, go-getters

By CURTIS J. PHILLIPS, Connect Weekly The working hours of a realtor are not your typical 9-to-5. So, when free time comes along for local REATLORS® of Royal …