In he moved to Iowa to teach and coach baseball, which quickly transitioned into managing, coaching and playing for various baseball teams in the United States full-time. In , White founded a youth baseball team in Anacortes, Washington and toured them through Western Canada, passing through Edmonton. So he quickly became the driving force behind the Western Canada Baseball League which was founded in Not one to sit idly by on the sidelines, White managed and played first base for the Edmonton Young Liberals.
In , not only did James Naismith, a year-old Canadian immigrant to the USA, invent basketball, but he inadvertently aided in the invention of Netball. In , Naismith sent a copy of his basketball rules to Clara Baer, a sports teacher in New Orleans. Baer interpreted Naismith's drawings to mean players could not leave certain areas of the court. Netball is not currently in the Olympics program; however, Netballers around the world are campaigning to have Netball introduced to the Olympic Games in For more information about IFNA visit www.
The period from saw the development of university sport on university campuses across the country. This new name more accurately reflect the mission and function of the organization. But we are becoming much more. Our commitment is to revitalize our place in the national sport conversation by using every technology possible to highlight, celebrate, and present the accomplishments of these remarkable young individuals who pursue the toughest double major of all.
This is a list of ice hockey teams in Alberta. It features the leagues they have played for, and championships won. Since hockey was introduced to Alberta , Canada, in the s, teams at all levels have come and gone.