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Fighter Jets hosting youth football camp in August

Lakeland area peewee and bantam football players will get a chance to learn new skills this summer. The Cold Lake Fighter Jets adult football team is hosting a youth football camp on August 8 with a focus on skills and drills instead of hitting because of public health guidelines. Damen …

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SPORTSHOUND: Ready to play, but not today

Image: Elk Point Midget Sox 1999 Tales from the Doug-Out: July 7th, 2020 Congratulations to all the 2020 graduates. The class of 2020 is the one that everyone will remember forever. The year it didn’t happen. This past weekend got me thinking of all the years we did have grade …

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Vermilion Minor Ball cancels season

Major fundraiser Brian Poon Tournament delayed from 25th anniversary Due to the overhead from Baseball Alberta and Softball Alberta, Vermilion Minor Ball executives made the decision to suspend their season as a whole. “It was a very difficult decision to make,” said vice president, Karen Selte. “Most of the associations …

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Lacrosse in the Lakeland pursues modified season

The Lakeland Lacrosse Association will pursue a modified season across this summer, similar to it’s soccer counterpart. The season began on June 30th and is projected to run until the end of August, and registration will be open throughout the summer. “We were working on getting kids back with sticks …

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Vermilion Roar hoping to bounceback next season

Vermilion Roar Lacrosse’s 2020 season was cancelled by the Alberta Lacrosse Association earlier this spring and president, Ryan Adams, summed up the club’s impact on the community, and their hope for next year. Last year VRL was home to 100 participants aged 3-21. They typically host 2-3 tournaments per year …

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ICYMI: Boser flattens Lins with punishing KO

“Bulldozer” Boser calls for Maurice Greene next post-fight Tanner Boser’s finest moment in the UFC octagon happened Saturday night–and what a finish it was. The Bonnyville heavyweight knocked out Philipe Lins after two minutes and 41 seconds, catching the Brazilian with an overhand right hand and an accurate, thunderous six …

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Cold Lake’s North Arena to keep standing

Cold Lake North Arena will continue operating for another season. City council voted to fund the arena as a hockey venue for the next 12 months after the response from Cold Lake Minor Hockey who said they’d have to cap registrations if the North Arena closed. The City is also …

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Lac La Biche Jr. Soccer is preparing for the fall

As some of the COVID-19 regulations start to become less strict, the Lac La Biche Jr. Soccer Society (LLBJSS) has made the difficult decision to cancel their summer program.  Last week, the LLBJSS had two meetings to discuss whether they would run a soccer program and what that would look …

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Steenn Pasichnuk signs deal with San Jose Sharks organization

Steenn Pasichnuk signs a contract with the San Jose Barracuda last weekend. Image credit: Steenn Pasichnuk.  Steenn Pasichnuk is officially a pro hockey player. After his four-year collegiate career abruptly came to an end this spring at Arizona State, the Bonnyville-native signed a one-year contract with the San Jose Barracuda, …

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Bonnyville Soccer Association pursues modified season

The Bonnyville Soccer Association has opened registration for a modified outdoor season as of June 22nd, the first community in the lakeland to do so. The season will focus on training and scrimmages, while there will be no competitive play. “There are some protocols we have to follow as per …

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