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Friday , 25 June 2021

Sports

Cold Lake Fighter Jets kick off season July 17

The Cold Lake Fighter Jets will kick off their upcoming season on July 17. Fasten your seatbelts Lakeland Region football fans as the team is hyped to provide with heart-pounding action. Head Coach of the Fighter Jets Dan Jubinville says “I expect a lot out of this team, where they …

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After the longest rain delay ever… Play Ball!

Tales from the Doug-out: June 14th, 2021   Finally, finally the sky opened up and the sun shone through. We have been on a very long rain delay for a year and a half. Last summer we didn’t have anything that resembled an actual minor baseball game. The rules were …

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Leighton Grey named President of Drayton Valley Thunder

The Drayton Valley Jr. A Thunder have named Leighton Grey as their team president ahead of the 2021-22 season.   “I am very pleased and honoured to be asked to serve as team president,” said Grey, who is also part of the ownership group.   “The Thunder are a very …

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AJHL Announces Calendar for 2021-2022 Season

After an abbreviated 2020-21 season, the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) is pleased to announce the calendar of events for 2021-22. The League will prepare for its 58th season with the inaugural AJHL Prospects Showcase from July 23 to 25.  The three-day event will provide players with a new development …

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McKendree University signs Frog Lake First Nation hockey player

From Frog Lake First Nation to the big city, Cassidy Whitford-Dion is headed to McKendree University in Illinois to live the dream of becoming a nurse while playing woman’s Division 1 league hockey. The 19-year-old phenom will be the first Indigenous person to attend the United States university. On May …

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Bonnyville powerlifter named to Team Canada

A resident from Bonnyville has been named to Team Canada for powerlifting. Janine Hebert has been selected as a member of Team Canada for the 2021 North American Regional Powerlifting Championships. “I’m over the moon,” Hebert told Lakeland Connect about her excitement. “It’s been a goal for the past few …

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