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Sunday , 16 January 2022

Sports

Ceremony before Voyageurs game planned for Mark Froehler

Lac La Biche residents will have the chance to recognize a long-time hockey volunteer in the community. Before puck drop between the Portage College Voyageurs and NAIT Ooks men’s hockey game on Friday night, a ceremony in honour of Mark Froehler is scheduled for 6:45pm. Over the years, Froehler dedicated …

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Cold Lake Aeros and member teams leave WSHL to start new league

The Cold Lake Aeros along with five other Canadian and American franchises announced they are forming a new non-sanctioned league and are leaving the Western States Hockey League behind.  In a press release dated on Jan. 4, the statement released by the Cold Lake Aeros, Barrhead Bombers, Vegreville Vipers, Edmonton …

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SPORTSHOUND: First things first

Tales from the Timebox: January 11th, 2022 Happy New Year everyone. Hope Santa was good to you! The first weekend of the new year and other than the cold and snowy weather, the start of the year has been really good for our Elk Point Avalanche teams. U7 Avalanche The …

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Sr. Pontiacs & Elks hit the ice this weekend

With half or more than half of their season schedules complete, the Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs and Elk Point Elks will continue their season campaigns this weekend.  Senior hockey teams are preparing to start the 2022 year. The Bonnyville Sr. Pontiacs are hoping home ice can reverse their fortunes so far …

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Ashton Cumby joins Winnipeg Ice on road trip

Bonnyville’s Ashton Cumby may be making his WHL debut soon. The Winnipeg Ice announced that they have recalled the defenceman from the Lloyd Bobcats U18AAA team to join them in the midst of their four-game roadtrip. Cumby has 10 points (5 goals and 5 assists) and 76 penalty minutes in …

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Pontiacs forward Tamburro commits to Colgate University

The Bonnyville Pontiacs announced another member of their team has committed to an NCAA Division I school on Wednesday. Sebastian Tamburro will be going to Colgate University in the 2023-24 season once his junior career finishes. The 2002-born Toronto product currently leads the team with 39 points in 36 games. …

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Kidsport Bonnyville caps off 2021 year hoping kids can stay playing

While minor sports was able to roar back in many ways in 2021, Kidsport Bonnyville too was able to help get athletes participate in their favourite sports. Board chair for Kidsport Bonnyville, Brad Ollen, told Lakeland Connect that despite fewer in-person fundraisers, like their annual Dodgeball tournament or Steak Night, …

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