Thursday , 13 May 2021


Brinson Pasichnuk awaits making his NHL debut

Brinson Pasichnuk is still waiting for his ‘Welcome to the NHL’ moment, but it should be arriving soon. The Bonnyville-born defenceman signed a pro contract with the San Jose Sharks in March of 2020 as his collegiate days with Arizona State came to an end unceremoniously with the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Elk Point Curling Club looking to improve rink for the future

The County of St. Paul committed $29,925 to the Elk Point Curling Club on Jan. 12 as part of improvement plans. The money accompanies a letter of support for the group’s CFEP (Community Facility Enhancement Program) grant application, which if successful would allow them to replace the aging building’s tin …

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SPORTSHOUND: Two more weeks too many

Two more weeks? Seems more like a lifetime. The recent announcement of at least another two weeks of shut down certainly was not what we wanted to hear at the A. G. Ross Arena. But at least the kids can go to school and give their parents a break. We …

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SPORTSHOUND: He made his Mark

Goodbye 2020 and don’t come back. This past year has been a challenge for everyone.  I could be wrong but I do believe Mark ‘the Marksman’ Letestu,  who recently announced his retirement from the NHL, might have been playing for another year if not for COVID-19. From the first time …

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Bonnyville Pontiacs will be sidelined until at least January

The Alberta Junior Hockey League is intending on returning to game action when they are given the green light. The league’s Board of Governors met on Friday to discuss a Return to Play Plan, but with existing provincial restrictions in place for several weeks the League is unable to establish …

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Glendon teacher inducted into ASAA Hall of Fame

A long-time Glendon teacher has been inducted into the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Hall of Fame this month. Daryn Galatiuk said the induction was completely unexpected, and very humbling. “Coming from my background and not having a ton of sporting experience, but to be recognized by your peers and to …

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