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Saturday , 31 October 2020

Sports

AJHL regular season is a go–starts Nov. 13

Yaks will play two more exhibition games against the Lloyd Bobcats before the regular season begins. There will be an Alberta Junior Hockey League regular season. The AJHL announced on Thursday afternoon that the regular season will begin November 13, after a Board of Governors meeting yesterday. The league said …

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Cross-country ski club gaining traction

The Bonnyville Nordic Ski Club held a successful first open house earlier this month, and they’re hoping to maintain their momentum with another such event in Cold Lake. The Club, which promotes cross-country skiing for youths and seniors alike, had a rousing success with its open house at the beginning …

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Tales from the Timebox: On Frozen Pond

Tales from the Timebox: October 27th, 2020 I find myself reminiscing of my childhood, thinking of the winters we spent on the pond and wondering, what would the kids and parents do if we couldn’t do minor hockey this winter? Maybe play outside on the pond like when we were …

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Elk Point Elks season gets green light in SaskAlta league

The SaskAlta Senior Hockey League will be having an abbreviated 2020-2021 season. The league will be split into Alberta and Saskatchewan divisions with no cross-border play in hopes of minimizing the spread of COVID-19. According to league president Rod Boutin, the Saskatchewan season will look quite different than the Alberta …

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Tales from the Timebox: And they’re off…

Tales from the Timebox: October 20th, 2020 This past March the hockey season ended abruptly sending our teams home. Some of them like our bantam team missing out on the chance, after winning the league, to play and possibly win a provincial title. That’s all history now, what could have …

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Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs season canned by league

The Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs will not be hitting the ice this season. On Wednesday, the NCHL announced the cancellation of the 2020-21 season after a league board meeting due to current health restrictions. Sr. Pontiacs head coach Corey Wandler said he hoped the league would’ve delayed the decision to wait …

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Kinosoo Ridge will open for ski season

Kinosoo Ridge will be open this winter with new rules and restrictions in place in order to conform to AHS regulations. According to Reeve Greg Sawchuk the decision didn’t come lightly for council. “This was another tough call to make, because we have to abide by the public health rules …

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