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Tag Archives: Doug Bassett

Home Sweet Home

Tales from the Timebox: December 10th, 2019 Image: Atom Avalanche Not a bad way to spend the weekend. Save gas. Play at your home rink, but a lot of work all the same.  Atom Avalanche The Atom Avalanche parents did a fantastic job of hosting the first tournament of the …

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The Domino Effect

Image: Elk Point Micro-Novice Avalanche  Tales from the Timebox: November 12th, 2019 Micro-Novice Avalanche I wonder if the youngsters today ever even play dominoes?  On the ice the early Saturday morning the domino effect was happening. When one of the little guys happened to fall down (which was often) it …

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Trick or Treat

Tales from the Timebox: November 5th, 2019 Atom Avalanche Pumped up with candy from Halloween the Atom Avalanche traveled to Marwayne to play against the Dewberry / Marwayne Sled Dogs on Friday night. I’m sure the Dogs munched on a big bowl of candy too. Apparently the Sled Dogs are …

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Slip n’ Slide

Tales from the Timebox: October 29, 2019 The roads were horrible late Sunday afternoon. Lucky for us all of our teams played at home on Sunday and most of the games ended  before the wet snow/rain happened. You could have skated home Sunday evening right down the middle of the …

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Time to lace up those skates

Tales from the Timebox: October 16th, 2019 Finally, it’s that time again, time to lace them up.  Usually every year around the Thanksgiving weekend our ice at the A.G. Ross Arena will be ready to skate on. This year we had an earlier then normal start, but as we encountered …

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That’s a wrap

Image: Brent Hoshowski pitching for the Lakeland Northstars Tales from the Doug-Out: June 17th, 2019 Hockey is over and St. Louis is no longer singing the blues! The Raptors win it all too. Never thought I would be a fan of basketball, but I did watch some of it and …

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Snowed

Tales from the Doug Out: June 11th, 2019 We certainly needed the rain we received on this past Friday desperately, but I’m not sure we counted on it turning into snow later in the day. But as quick as it came it went away and it’s all good moisture. I …

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Take me out to the ball game

Pictured: Evan Gauthier following a home run hit.  Tales from the Doug-Out: May 27th, 2019 I have never watched the Raptors play basketball or any NBA team for that matter. I was a football guy in school and didn’t like basketball. ,Must have been something to do with my stature …

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The Calm before the Storm

Tales from the Timebox: February 12th, 2019 Midget Avalanche I’m sure most teams would do the same. They would have a hard time getting motivated and playing a really intense league game the night before a very important provincial game. In fact, most coaches I know would tell their players …

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On the Backstretch

Tales from the Timebox: January 15th, 2019 January the 15th. Here we are  in the middle of January already!  Hockey season seems like it has just begun, but it is half over already. The league playoffs and the provincial playdowns to see who goes to the big show are still …

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