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Sunday , 16 January 2022

Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.

Pontiacs hosting Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday

The Bonnyville Pontiacs have just three games left until an extended Christmas break begins late next week, but the team will have to bounce back after some struggles in their recent outings. The Yaks returned home with 2 of 4 points after losing in the shootout to the Grande Prairie …

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Tyler Blocha commits to NCAA’s Northern Michigan

Another Bonnyville area hockey player has committed to an NCAA for an athletic scholarship.  Bonnyville’s Tyler Blocha announced over the weekend that he is committing to Northern Michigan with the intention of going to school in 2023-24.  The Drayton Valley Thunder forward (’03) has 4 goals and 6 assists through …

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Pontiacs implementing REP at upcoming home games

The Bonnyville Jr. A Pontiacs are going forward with the Restrictions Exemption Program at home games moving forward, the team announced on Monday. This will begin Saturday, December 11 at the next Pontiacs home game against the Olds Grizzlys. In a statement, the team says by going with the REP …

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Kehewin School hosts Battle of the Bands volleyball tournament

Kehewin School played host to a big inter-provincial volleyball tournament this weekend, which saw local Indigenous athletes compete at the 2021 Battle of the Bands. The boys and girls tournament with competitors from Treaty 6 and Treaty 8 began on Friday and ran until Sunday. In years past, teams from …

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After Hours with Michael Menzies – December 2nd, 2021

After Hours with Michael Menzies presented by Northern Truck & Industrial Supplies – NAPA Traction and Dynamo Small Engine Sales & Service Ltd. 𝗧𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁’𝘀 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝘄: TimBiebs is becoming so popular, there are street deals to even watch out for. Your daily Dynabite we can all resonate with, you think you’re …

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Pontiacs acquire Ryan Duguay from Melville Millionaires

The Bonnyville Pontiacs have acquired Ryan Duguay from the Melville Millionaires for future considerations, the team announced on Friday morning. The Edmonton product played 26 games with the Whitecourt Wolverines earlier this season scoring 4 goals and picking up 2 assists, before being traded to Melville last week. Duguay played …

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Sr. Pontiacs hope home ice can help them in weekend games

The Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs get to return to the friendly confines of the RJ Lalonde Arena after playing the majority of their games so far this season on the road. On Saturday night, the Sr. Pontiacs welcome the Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs to town and on Sunday afternoon the Red Deer …

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