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Saturday , 28 November 2020

Editorial

SPORTSHOUND: Friday Night Lights

Tales from the Timebox: November 24th, 2020   I never remember ever getting out for a weeklong break from school for Remembrance Day. Mind you, we never went through anything quite like what is happening in the world today when we went to school. But we did have to walk …

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SPORTSHOUND: Avalanche Warning

Tales from the Timebox: November 17th, 2020   Every spring at the annual Elk Point Minor Hockey wind up banquet and awards night we present the annual Alex Kurash Memorial Award. The award goes to a U13 peewee aged player who shows improvement in all the skills such a skating, …

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SPORTSHOUND: Everybody clap now

Tales from the Timebox: November 10th, 2020 As much as all of us will be happy to see this year end there is some positives to look forward to. Every year we get a new batch of hockey players. Some of them can just barely skate and look like spring …

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SPORTSHOUND: A howling good time

Tales from the Timebox: November 3rd, 2020 Some people work an eight days on and six off schedule. Some work seven and seven. Some work five days and have the weekend off. Minor hockey right now is two game days and fourteen days off in between. I know it’s a …

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Tales from the Timebox: On Frozen Pond

Tales from the Timebox: October 27th, 2020 I find myself reminiscing of my childhood, thinking of the winters we spent on the pond and wondering, what would the kids and parents do if we couldn’t do minor hockey this winter? Maybe play outside on the pond like when we were …

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Tales from the Timebox: And they’re off…

Tales from the Timebox: October 20th, 2020 This past March the hockey season ended abruptly sending our teams home. Some of them like our bantam team missing out on the chance, after winning the league, to play and possibly win a provincial title. That’s all history now, what could have …

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LAPOINTE: Does Cuties push the envelope or cross the line?

To say that Netflix’s new movie about an underage girls dance group is provocative is like looking up at the sky and mentioning how blue it is — which is to say nothing on the uproar the film’s caused around the world. What’s especially interesting is the rave reviews it’s …

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Mom’s Corner: Back to school judging

I am worried about my kids going back to school and daycare, but I’m just as worried about the backlash from other parents for doing so. It can be hard to judge what is right or wrong these days as a parent. “Breast is best.” Not for everyone. “Don’t feed …

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