Voyageurs History

The Alberta Vocational Centre - Lac La Biche Voyageurs have been involved in ACAC sports since 1991. AVC Lac La Biche was renamed to Portage College in 1999.

 

ACAC Sport Offerings in our College History:

1991 - 2002  Cross Country Skiing

1991 - 1999  Canoeing

1991 - 2011 & 2013 - currently offering Men's and Women's Golf

1992 - 2011  Cross Country Running

1992 - 2011 & 2013 - currently offering Men's, Women's & Mixed Curling

2000 - 2011  Men's & Women's Volleyball

2008 - currently offering Men's Hockey

2018 - currently offering Men's & Women's Soccer/Futsal

 

 

Convenor or Executive Positions held in ACAC by Portage College management:

Lorne Moen (1991 - 2013)

6 years as Cross Country Skiing Convenor

1 year as Golf Convenor

6 years as Cross Country Running Convenor

1 year as ACAC Secretary on Executive

 

Jim Knight (2011 - currently)

5 years as Golf Convenor

1 year as Curling Convenor

1 year as Chair of ACAC Sport Development Committee

1 year as ACAC Chair of Innovation Committee

3 years as ACAC Director of Sport Sustainability

4 years on ACAC Executive

 

Portage College Staff of Student-Athletes in ACAC Hall of Fame:

Lorne Moen - Builder Category inducted into the ACAC Hall of Fame in 2014

Felix Lewis - Athlete Category inducted into the ACAC Hall of Fame in 2014

 

ACAC Conference Awards presented to Portage College members:

2010/11  Lorne Moen - Al Bohonus Award 

2009/10  Lorne Moen - Al Bohonus Award

1992/93  Ken Reid - Cross Country Rookie of the Year

2012/13  Cory Giroux - Men's Hockey Scoring Champion

2013/14  Cory Leach - Male Curler of the Year

2013/14  Cory Giroux - Men's Hockey 2nd Team All-Conference team

2013/14  Megan Franchuk - Mixed Curling All-Conference Lead

2015/16  Robert-Tye Rice - Men's Hockey Rookie of the Year

2017/18  Kyle Leach - Mixed Curling All-Conference Skip

2017/18  Kyle Leach - Charles Mortar Award

 

 Since 1991 the Portage College Voyageurs has used 3 different logos and they are featured below: