Saturday , 27 November 2021

Doug Bassett

As Elk Point's resident sportshound, Doug Bassett has been actively involved in the local sports scene for over 30 years. He's been writing sports reports on local amateur sports starts for 20 years. Down-to-earth honest sports reporting, Doug will bring you updates on the sports that matter the most; your kids! Known for giving every kid on the team a unique nickname and highlighting their attributes, Doug will make sure you're up-to-date with scores, games, and locker room antics!

SPORTSHOUND: Friend or Foe

Tales from the Timebox: November 22nd, 2021 Friends or foe? I want to know. Two former Avalanche female players, Ella ‘Stellar’ Ballas and Spencer ‘Goldie Locks’ Malachowski have played together on the Avalanche teams since they were little squirts. The girls would be in U15 and playing body contact hockey …

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SPORTSHOUND: Friday Night Lights!

Tales From the Timebox Today’s story is dedicated to the memory of Victor Ringuette who passed away last Monday. Victor was a dear friend and my boss for the past 35 years. He was without a doubt the most brilliant man I knew. From the first time I met him, …

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SPORTSHOUND: Halloween Hockey Tricks

Tales from the Timebox: November 1st, 2021   U7 Avalanche If they had a choice, what would be more exciting for these youngsters? Playing in your very first hockey game ever or going out trick or treating? How about both. For the parents and grandparents I’m sure it would be …

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SPORTSHOUND: Weekend Warriors

Tales from the Timebox: October 26th, 2021 This past weekend was the second week of North East League tiering before the regular season begins in the beginning of November. Our teams were busy once again with two games each on the slate.   U15 Avalanche The U15 travelled up in …

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SPORTSHOUND: Back to My Happy Place

Today’s story is dedicated to the memory of Don Woytkiw who passed away this past Thursday night. Don was our caretaker, icemaker at the A. G. Ross Arena for many years. He also was the only one I trusted to sharpen my skates. Always perfect. He made the best ice …

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SPORTSHOUND: Meet your U15 AA Braves

The Bonnyville Braves U15 finished the regular season in third place of Tier 2 and are heading to Sherwood Park this weekend for the finals.   With 6 tiers and a total of 42 teams in AA this year, this is something all the players and coaches should be proud of.  …

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SPORTSHOUND: Meet the U18 AA Bonnyville Braves

Introducing the U18 AA Bonnyville Braves. The Braves are headed to Provincials this upcoming weekend in Castor, AB. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all the player and coaches on their outstanding season and wish them the best of luck at Provincials. I would also like to …

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U13 AA Braves win Provincial Gold

There’s Joy in Mudville. The U13 AA Bonnyville Braves prayed for rain all summer long and the only day that their prayers were answered, they wished it would have stayed away. That was on this past Sunday when the Braves baseball team would host Tier #4 Provincial finals. Not wind, …

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