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Troy Durrell

Troy Durrell

Troy is the Sports and Entertainment Reporter for the Cochrane Eagle. Sports have been his passion since he was a young boy growing up in Cochrane, where he had to opportunity to play hockey, football and soccer. He is new to the arts scene, but has found learning about the arts community to be an awesome experience. I graduated from SAIT Polytechnic in June of 2017, from the Radio, Television and Broadcast News (RTBN) program before being hired at the Eagle.

Recent Work by Troy

Neil Speers performing at Half Hitch on Dec. 12

Neil Speers performing at Half Hitch on Dec. 12

"The songs I write, and that I perform by others, typically revolve around either themes of loss and redemption – or have what I hope is wry wit and clever wordplay. Yes, sometimes I take a slanted view of society."
St. Timothy holding sixth annual charity hockey game

St. Timothy holding sixth annual charity hockey game

"The students are always super excited for this event," said St. Timothy teacher Leo Keefer who also doubles as the organizer of the game. "It's our biggest charity and school event of the year and the kids have been talking about it a lot over the past couple weeks."
Sarah Wozniewicz suiting up for Canada

Sarah Wozniewicz suiting up for Canada

"I'm super excited and honoured to play for Team Canada," the Cochrane native said. "It's been my goal since I started playing hockey." 
Six Generals choosen to participate in HJHL All-Star Saturday

Six Generals choosen to participate in HJHL All-Star Saturday

"Having watched the all-star game the last two years, it's certainly a fun event to watch. It attracts more local families to come out and support their local junior 'B' team as well as getting to watch some of the best players from other teams. It's good hockey and it enables people to stay local rather than having to make a trip to Calgary (to watch the Flames or Hitmen) in order to catch a game."
Local performer gearing up for annual Christmas concert

Local performer gearing up for annual Christmas concert

Local performer Martin Russell and some of his musical friends are getting into the holiday spirit while preparing for his upcoming Christmas Concert on Dec. 7 at St. Andrew's Church.
Generals and firefighters set to do battle in charity game

Generals and firefighters set to do battle in charity game

"But more importantly, they're a pillar of our community. They've been here for so long and they've always been quite kind to us when we've had meetings there and stuff like that. The building is aging and they need some help with some upkeeps. One of the bigger items they need some help on is the furniture so we thought this would be a good way to bring some awareness to the needs of the Legion."
Bow Valley drama presents Rock of Ages

Bow Valley drama presents Rock of Ages

"We've had such a big lead up, we're ready to take over and just do it. It's such an incredible show too ... I go home every day and tell my parents what I've done because it's their generation of songs that we just get to give to them." 
St. Peter's Lutheran Church hosting Tenore Xmas concert

St. Peter's Lutheran Church hosting Tenore Xmas concert

St. Peter's Lutheran Church on George Fox Trail is inviting the public to come and see Tenore, an award-winning vocal group who will be performing a Christmas concert on Dec. 14.
Cobras win sixth straight provincial title

Cobras win sixth straight provincial title

Generals defeat Red Deer and Strathmore to stretch win streak to four

Generals defeat Red Deer and Strathmore to stretch win streak to four

"One of our goals for the game was to come out and play a solid first period and set the tone for the game which we did. We slowed down a bit in the second and third, but we came out with the win and at the end of the day we got the two points which we needed."