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Thursday , 18 August 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: Next Year!

Tales from the Doug-Out for August 4, 2022   The U 18 AA Braves were off to Olds over the long weekend to play their final weekend of ball.  After being moved up to Tier 1 and coming in the 8th seed they knew it wouldn’t be a picnic in …

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SPORTSHOUND: Final Countdown

Tales from the Doug-Out: July 20, 2022   The U18 AA Bonnyville  Braves baseball team always knew they were good enough to play in tier # 1. But with a short bench and some injuries in the month of June they didn’t have the best record and were dropped down by …

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SPORTSHOUND: Squeeze Play

Tales from the Doug-Out: July 13, 2022   It only takes one run to win a ball game. And the Bonnyville U18AA Braves proved that this past weekend. Not only once but twice!   The Braves were in the Border City this past weekend, taking on the host the Lloydminster …

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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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SPORTSHOUND: Around the Horn

Tales from the Doug-Out for June 6th, 2022   The U18 AA Braves hosted a provincial round robin the last weekend of May. It has been a real challenge this year with grads and injuries. The Braves have been teetering on being shorthanded all season so far. In fact, on …

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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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