Bow Valley Bobcats alumni are invited to this Saturday's Homecoming Game to continue to build upon the momentum being witnessed in the school's football program.

The spotlight is being shined on the 20th anniversary of the team's 2003 Tier IV provincial championship, their second in back-to-back seasons.

Head coach Dustin Paul played for the Bobcats from 2004 and 2006 and remembers the impact those provincial championships had upon the program.

"I think it's huge," says Paul, "because it's definitely us getting back to where we were back then and setting the tone for the rest of the season.

"This is our goal and it's a way of showing, hey, these guys did it, they won provincials when nobody really thought that they would, and they did with a very small roster.

"This is doable. This is where we want to get to. We want to get these championship rings. We want to start hanging banners up in the gym."

He's hoping to have several members of the 2003 team on the field in a pregame ceremony at 12:30 p.m. on the SLS Legacy Sports Field. Kick-off is at 1 p.m. against the Bert Church Chargers.

He's inviting all Bobcat alumni and fans to come out to the game.

"We want a bunch of people who wore the Blue and Gold to come back and be a part of what's going on now and cheer on the rebirth of Bobcats football."

They'll be food trucks on site and Bobby the Bobcat, the school's new mascot, will be there to help charge the atmosphere. There's a 50/50 draw and Bobcats merchandise will be available for purchase.

The Bobcats went on to win one other Tier IV provincial championship under head coach Cam Cote in 2016.

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