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Tuesday , 5 July 2022

Sports

Bonnyville Pontiacs schedule now released

The Bonnyville Pontiacs 2022-23 season schedule is now released.  The Alberta Junior Hockey League announced all the dates for the upcoming hockey season on Wednesday, including the exhibition schedule, AJHL Showcase, and key matchups throughout the 60 game regular season.  The Pontiacs begin the exhibition campaign against the Battlefords North …

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Heat stifle Warriors in 13-2 drubbing

A confident and controlled performance might be the best way to describe the Lakeland Heat’s effort on Saturday night. Winning by a score of 13-2 over the Edmonton Warriors, the Jr. B lacrosse club improved their record to 8-4 on the season in their lone matchup of the weekend. Scoring …

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Church Field recognizes coach, board member, umpire Jim Church

Despite feeling like they chose the wrong person, the dozens in attendance would disagree. The ball diamond on the west end of Bonnyville is now christened Church Field after Jim Church, long-time coach, board member, and umpire. The announcement on Thursday was a surprise to Church, who didn’t know the …

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Bonnyville’s own Austin Saint to play university hockey

The Bonnyville Pontiacs are excited to announce the 12th player commitment from the 2021-22 roster. Local product Austin Saint has committed to the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) to play U-Sport for the Paladins in Kingston, Ontario for the upcoming season. As a 20-year-old last season, Saint was one …

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Mini Wetlands Soccer Tournament sees record number of players

The pitch was packed on Saturday in Bonnyville. Over 700 young soccer players from six to twelve years old participated in the Mini Wetland Soccer Tournament, hosted by Bonnyville Soccer Association, and featured teams from as far as Sedgewick and Two Hills, plus Lac La Biche, Elk Point, Cold Lake, …

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Cold Lake Aeros Coach/GM resigns

The Cold Lake Aeros are on the search for a new head coach and general manager. Coach/GM Corey Bricknell resigned from the Tier-2 Junior A team, the club announced last week on social media. His final day is June 15. “He found success in our program in a very short …

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SPORTSHOUND: No Time to Rest

Tales from the Doug-out for June 10th, 2022 There was no time to rest for  U18 AA Braves, who were up in St Albert this past weekend playing another provincial round.  The weekend’s first game on Saturday was against a tough Lloydminster team. This is the first year that Lloydminster has …

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WATCH: Yaks coach Brad Flynn eager to begin hockey season

“I feel like another Maritimer here heading west to work, so I’m excited,” Flynn joked. Although it’s through a computer screen sitting at a Starbucks in Belleville, you notice the anticipation on Brad Flynn’s face for the next hockey season. A week after being named the Bonnyville Pontiacs next head …

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