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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

A little brotherly love

A little brotherly love

"I'm thankful that I was fortunate enough to be invited," Jake said. "The experience was great, I was spoiled from the start of the trip to the finish. It was great to not only get to see behind the scenes into the hockey operations but spend time with Dill as well."
Get your groove on with Half Hitch Brewing Company

Get your groove on with Half Hitch Brewing Company

There will be a number of musicians playing at Half Hitch Brewing Company over the month of January.
Generals strut their stuff at HJHL All-Star game

Generals strut their stuff at HJHL All-Star game

"When people come to league-wide events and see players with the Generals red helmet and pants making plays and standing out, they know exactly who we play for. We've built our program with fast and hard-working hockey players and I think that shows."
Chinook Film Group opens up its winter season

Chinook Film Group opens up its winter season

Tickets are available now at the Gentry Espresso and Wine Bar for $10 per movie ticket or $25 for a ticket and dinner which reserves you a seat in the two centre rows. The menu will be a Saskatchewan inspired mix for the main course and a possible dessert to follow.
Cochrane's Justin Dowling takes part in NHL's Winter Classic

Cochrane's Justin Dowling takes part in NHL's Winter Classic

"Nashville has great chants that their fans do and once they got those two quick goals, their fans gained some energy and I think it woke up the home crowd a bit. Once those 85,000 people (did that) it turned into a madhouse. It was definitely special to be there."
Parnell hits the finish line in final New Year's Eve run

Parnell hits the finish line in final New Year's Eve run

"Another thing I think is the people I've met, a number of people from Cochrane and Calgary who come out year, after year to support this event."
Generals gearing up for second half of the year

Generals gearing up for second half of the year

"I think we were pretty good for the most part (in the first half)," Garber said. "A little bit inconsistent here and there but after starting off 1-3, we went into Christmas with a 17-8-2 record. I think that's pretty respectable."
Doug Taylor performing at the Venue

Doug Taylor performing at the Venue

Cochrane's New Year's Eve events

Cochrane's New Year's Eve events

2019 is wrapping up and 2020 is around the corner. People are going to want to ring in the New Year with their friends and family so here are the New Year's Eve events to help the community celebrate the turn of the decade.
Cobras running back Fox Bell signs on with Vanier Cup champions

Cobras running back Fox Bell signs on with Vanier Cup champions

"Going into high school I had no idea that I would be playing football," Bell said. "Then when I became a starter, I had no idea I'd get the opportunity to play university football. I love the sport, I'm very competitive and I am thankful that I had the opportunity and the coaching to get to where I got to."