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Thursday , 13 May 2021

Sports

Vermilion Roar Lacrosse is back in action

Registration for Vermilion Roar Lacrosse is now open and although the season will be altered, local athletes are looking forward to being able to play. Practices are set to begin March 15. “Lacrosse is truly an amazing game,” said president Ryan Adams. “It really helps with the development of other …

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NEAJBHL season over; Bonnyville Pontiacs hopeful for return soon

The North Eastern Alberta Junior B Hockey League season is officially over. Hockey Alberta made the announcement last Wednesday that junior and senior hockey league play is finished for the season, with the exception of the Alberta Junior Hockey League, which is vying for a separate exemption from the province …

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St. Paul Minor Hockey could start practices Wednesday

The Town of St. Paul will be keeping the Clancy Richard Arena open and splitting the available ice time between St. Paul Minor Hockey and St. Paul Figure Skating. As of Feb. 8, sports are permitted in Alberta for people under 18 years old. They can practice in groups of …

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St. Paul Minor Hockey hopes for camps later in re-opening

St. Paul Minor Hockey is still holding out hope for some small camps and practices in the spring according to President Bryce Balmer. In an e-mail Feb. 4, Balmer said the organization would look at “returning to the ice in a development capacity” if the town is able to maintain …

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League play ends for minor hockey season; Bonnyville Minor Hockey to meet

Bonnyville Minor Hockey may look toward spring development opportunities. Organized minor hockey games have ended this season, Hockey Alberta announced on Tuesday afternoon. “Hockey Alberta, in conjunction with its Leagues that oversee Tiered, AAA and AA hockey, has concluded regular league play for the remainder of the 2020-21 season,” the …

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Yaks deal McKim, Marrocco to Maritimes club after trade requests

The Bonnyville Pontiacs have dealt captain Matt McKim and defenceman Alex Marrocco to the Valley Wildcats. Each player was traded for future considerations last week and the moves are believed to be prompted because of trade requests. The Valley Wildcats play in the Maritime Junior A Hockey League in Nova …

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SaskAlta Senior Hockey League officially done for the season

The Elk Point Elks, Dewberry Mustangs, Two Hills Longhorns and others will not hit the ice again this season. The remainder of the SaskAlta Senior Hockey League has been cancelled after the announcement by the province that adult sports are steps away from being allowed to resume on Friday. The …

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Curling rinks closed for the season

With no end in sight to the recreation restrictions enacted by the province in December, area curling clubs and ice arenas are calling an early end to the season. In a news release posted to Facebook the evening of Jan. 26, president of the Bonnyville Curling Club Colin Hanusz announced …

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