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Thursday , 19 May 2022

Sports

Track and Field Districts kick off brief school season

A couple years removed from the usual spring sport schedules in schools, Track and Field Districts for local high school students in the Bonnyville, Cold Lake, and Lac La Biche areas took place at Walsh Field on Wednesday. “We’re working on hosting big track meets for the next two and …

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Jr. A Pontiacs Golf Scramble approaching

Grab the golf clubs and prepare to hit the links on Saturday, May 28th for the Bonnyville Jr. A Pontiacs 2 Person Golf Scramble. Associate General Manager Neil Langridge said it’s meant to be a fun event to support the club, and encourages golfers of any skill level to come …

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Lakeland Jr. B Heat score first two wins of the season

The Heat are starting to turn the temperature up. The Heat Junior B lacrosse team started to bond on their first road-trip of the season and picked up a pair of victories, their first of the young season, last weekend in the Edmonton area. Led by an eight goal 2nd …

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Vermilion hosts High School Rodeo

Vermilion played host to a High School Rodeo last week, showing that rodeo events are alive and well in communities this summer.  The Alberta High School Rodeo Association District 2 event saw the junior rodeo on May 6th, while the high schoolers performed on May 7 and 8 all at …

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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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Heat look to bounceback against Sylvan Lake this weekend

It was a learning experience for the Lakeland Heat.  The Junior B lacrosse squad fell in their season’s opening games, losing 7-4 to the Lloydminster Xtreme and 9-8 in overtime to the Parkland Posse.  As head coach Daryl Hodinsky explained, it was the first time some of these players had …

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Former Yaks MVP McMann signed by Toronto Maple Leafs

A former Bonnyville Pontiac might be making the show one day. Bobby McMann, who played 152 games with the Pontiacs from 2013 to 2016, signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday. The Wainwright, Alberta native has played the past two seasons in the AHL and …

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Ashlin Gymnastics e’xcel’ at Edmonton competition

Ashlin Gymnastics is coming off of one of their most impressive competitions yet. “We probably took home the most medals that we’ve ever taken home at a championship, as well as ribbons,” Coach Danielle told Lakeland Connect.  At the Xcel Championships in Edmonton, the gymnastics club won 2nd all around …

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