Friday , 5 March 2021


MENZIES: Whatever name is picked, fans will be needed at the games

There will be a new name for the Edmonton Football Team. Let’s take a look at the candidates:         Elk,         Evergreens,         Evergolds,         Eclipse,         Elkhounds,         Eagles,         Elements Like many others, I’m not thrilled by these name options. In …

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Gym facilities taking steps to re-open

The Cenovus Energy Wellness Centre and the CNRL Walking Track at the Energy Centre will re-open for limited use on Friday, March 5, as the Government of Alberta moves to Step 2 of its strategy to gradually ease COVID-19 restrictions. “While the Energy Centre remains closed to the general public …

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Vermilion Roar Lacrosse is back in action

Registration for Vermilion Roar Lacrosse is now open and although the season will be altered, local athletes are looking forward to being able to play. Practices are set to begin March 15. “Lacrosse is truly an amazing game,” said president Ryan Adams. “It really helps with the development of other …

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NEAJBHL season over; Bonnyville Pontiacs hopeful for return soon

The North Eastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League season is officially over. Hockey Alberta made the announcement last Wednesday that junior and senior hockey league play is finished for the season, with the exception of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, which is vying for a separate exemption from the province …

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St. Paul Minor Hockey could start practices Wednesday

The Town of St. Paul will be keeping the Clancy Richard Arena open and splitting the available ice time between St. Paul Minor Hockey and St. Paul Figure Skating. As of Feb. 8, sports are permitted in Alberta for people under 18 years old. They can practice in groups of …

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St. Paul Minor Hockey hopes for camps later in re-opening

St. Paul Minor Hockey is still holding out hope for some small camps and practices in the spring according to President Bryce Balmer. In an e-mail Feb. 4, Balmer said the organization would look at “returning to the ice in a development capacity” if the town is able to maintain …

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