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Saturday , 8 August 2020

Sports

Chuckwagons to tear up the track in Dewberry next weekend

It’s one of the few events happening this summer. Chuckwagon drivers at the 2020 Fun Run Tour races in Dewberry will include a homecoming for one of the best to do it–Kurt Bensmiller. From August 15 – 16, the four-time WPCA World Champion will be racing in front of his …

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Hood returning as Cold Lake Ice coach

Scott Hood is returning behind the bench. The Cold Lake Ice committed to Hood last week for two more seasons as the head coach. Hood has been in the role for the past five seasons. He left no doubt on whether he’s excited to keep doing the job. “Yeah one …

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St. Paul arenas get upgrades

Fundraising from CAP committee and grants will give the arena another life. St. Paul’s CAP and Clancy Richard arenas have each had new life breathed into them. Both arenas have had significant work done on their infrastructure during the COVID-19 lockdown in order to better serve the public and sports …

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Beginner trails added to Cold Lake Bike Park

There are now beginner trails at the Cold Lake Mountain Bike Park with plans for more advanced trails to be made by the end of this year’s construction season. The most recent work had mountain bike park designer and builder Jay Hoots of Hoots Inc. return to Cold Lake to …

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Bonnyville Pontiacs ticket prices drop $3 thanks to Town

Bonnyville town council has approved a request from the Bonnyville Junior A Pontiacs for a new Community Ambassador Initiative, which will include a sponsorship increase to $15,000 and to drop ticket prices. The Pontiacs are hoping that more affordable prices will entice more people to attend games while also helping …

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Hockey season pushed back for the Portage Voyageurs

With the abrupt cancellation of the hockey season back in March due to COVID-19, and the unpredictability of the virus, it was uncertain when the Voyageurs will be able to get back on the ice.  The schedule has not been released, but it has been determined the Portage College team …

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Tanner Boser confirmed for July 25 fight

Tanner Boser’s return to the octagon has been quick. After the heavyweight’s stunning knockout of Philippe Lins on June 27, Boser is set to face Brazil’s Raphael Pessoa on Saturday, July 25 after his initial opponent Justin “Bad Man” Tafa was forced out due to injury. Boser will now head …

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Fighter Jets hosting youth football camp in August

Lakeland area peewee and bantam football players will get a chance to learn new skills this summer. The Cold Lake Fighter Jets adult football team is hosting a youth football camp on August 8 with a focus on skills and drills instead of hitting because of public health guidelines. Damen …

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SPORTSHOUND: Ready to play, but not today

Image: Elk Point Midget Sox 1999 Tales from the Doug-Out: July 7th, 2020 Congratulations to all the 2020 graduates. The class of 2020 is the one that everyone will remember forever. The year it didn’t happen. This past weekend got me thinking of all the years we did have grade …

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