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Saturday , 21 May 2022

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: Play Ball!

Tales from the Doug-Out – May 11th, 2022   Last year due to the Covid 19 restrictions, the provincial baseball season didn’t start until July and ran through to the end of August. This year the season commenced in Edmonton with one of the coldest weekends of the ball the …

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SPORTSHOUND: Family Affair

Tales from the Timebox: February 22nd, 2022 U7 Avalanche The Family Day weekend was certainly true to its name when the whole family came out to watch the U7’s play against the Dewberry Colts, right here at the A.G. Ross Arena, early Saturday morning. The moms, dads, grandparents, aunts and …

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SPORTSHOUND: This is Our House

Tales from the Timebox: February 15th, 2022 U18 Avalanche Most teams play better in their own barn.  They are used to the condition of the ice, the way the puck bounces off the glass and boards, and the hometown crowd of course cheering them on. The perfect example was this …

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SPORTSHOUND: Nothing is going to stop us now

Tales from the Timebox: February 8th, 2022 U15 Avalanche Funny how things change from one week to the next. Last weekend the Vermilion Tigers U15 team visited the Avalanche and no matter what the Avalanche did they could not score on their goaltender. Wasn’t because they didn’t play well. The …

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SPORTSHOUND: Hockey Day in Elk Point and beyond!

Tales from the Timebox: February 1st, 2022   U13 Avalanche The U13 team is sitting on top of the Tier # 3 league right now. They have played fifteen games so far. The have only lost one game all season and tied two games. It’s great to be the king …

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SPORTSHOUND: Hey Oilers, sign this guy up!

Tales from the Timebox: January 25th, 2022 U15 Avalanche The U15 Avalanche have a lot of talented players and have been playing really well this year. They are competing for first place in the North East Tier 3 league with the eventual goal of winning the league and going on …

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SPORTSHOUND: Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Tales from the Timebox – January 18th, 2022   U18 Avalanche One thing is for sure, these two teams don’t like each other very much. Maybe because they have played each other too often and too soon. Back to back weekends. I’m talking about the U18 Elk Point Avalanche and …

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SPORTSHOUND: First things first

Tales from the Timebox: January 11th, 2022 Happy New Year everyone. Hope Santa was good to you! The first weekend of the new year and other than the cold and snowy weather, the start of the year has been really good for our Elk Point Avalanche teams. U7 Avalanche The …

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SPORTSHOUND: Oh, what fun it is.

Tales from the Timebox: December 21st, 2021   U9 Avalanche ‘Twas the week before Christmas and the U9 team was up early and off to St Paul. Still a bit too soon to see what Santa left under the tree. But not too soon to play in a mini round …

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SPORTSHOUND: Unsung Heroes

Tales From the Timebox: December 14th, 2021 U11 Avalanche There is unsung heroes on every hockey team, you know the kid… Hardworker, great attitude and they never seem to get enough credit. These are the guys who work in the trenches digging the puck out of the corners or along …

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