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Sunday , 5 July 2020

Sports

Dean Smyl named St. Paul Canadiens’ new GM

Image credit: Smyl Motors.  Dean Smyl has become the new general manager for the St. Paul Canadiens following a long history with the team. “I’m looking forward to the challenge. These things don’t come easy, and I’m very excited to be in this position,” said Smyl. Among Smyl’s responsibilities will …

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St. Paul para-athlete makes Team Canada

Delani Hulme-Lawrence is advancing up the national ranks in the para sailing world. Image credit: Taylor Roades.  St. Paul native Delani Hulme-Lawrence has been named to Team Canada’s Sailing Development Squad after a competition at the Para World Sailing Championship in Spain last year. She finished as the second female …

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Diamonds in the Rough

Tales from Doug Out – June 9th, 2020 If this was a normal year, we would have to deal with the rain on this past weekend on the ball diamond. Instead of sitting inside my house looking out the window at it. Getting tarps over the mound, kitty litter, oil …

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Pontiac Daine Dubois commits to Long Island University

Daine Dubois takes to the ice against the Drumheller Dragons last season. Another Bonnyville Pontiac will be advancing to the next level in their hockey career in the United States. Daine Dubois has committed to the newest NCAA Division I hockey program in the Long Island University Sharks. He’s played …

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Back to the Drawing Board

Tales from the Doug-Out: June 2nd, 2020 June is here already and before we know it, the longest day of the year will be here and gone. The first month of the minor ball season is over. Oh, haha guess you missed it!  Not funny, I know. Let’s hope the …

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Local track star Sartain commits to NCAA Black Hills State

After careful research, Bonnyville track athlete Mason Sartain has signed his letter of intent and will be attending Black Hills State in South Dakota, where he intends to continue competing in track meets as well as earn his Business Manager’s degree. Sartain said that attending Black Hills was important to …

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Back to the Future

Tales from the Doug-Out: May 26th, 2020 Remember the movie Back to the Future with Michael J Fox . Michael, who by the way was born in Edmonton and just recently gave a shout out to the health care workers on a video posted to the AHS Facebook page. Another …

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Rick Swan named Hockey Alberta Order of Merit award winner

Head coach and general manager Rick Swan after the Pontiacs 3-2 win over the Sherwood Park Crusaders in January. Image credit: Neil Langridge.   Bonnyville Pontiacs coach and general manager Rick Swan has been named a recipient of the Order of Merit award presented by Hockey Alberta on Thursday. These …

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