Todd Vaughan

Post Up - Senior forward Delaini Gillett looked to score down low against Koinonia out of Red Deer.

Aces girls lose 57-60 thriller to Red Deer rival

The Aces Senior Girls Basketball team played some of their best basketball of the season, coming up just short 57-60.

Post Up - Senior forward Delaini Gillett looked to score down low against Koinonia out of Red Deer.
SPEED SKATER - Dalton Steel

Bantam Eagles take on Olds Grizzlies

The Eckville Bantam Eagles had a tough outing on Sunday, February 12 when they faced the Olds Grizzlies.

SPEED SKATER - Dalton Steel
WE DAY - Megan Beliveau from WE spoke to H.J. Cody school on February 9.

Guest speaker from WE visits H.J. Cody

The community spirit at H.J. Cody School continues to resonate in Sylvan Lake as students were visited by special guest speaker from WE Day.

WE DAY - Megan Beliveau from WE spoke to H.J. Cody school on February 9.
Testing – Eckville Fire Department firefighter Pam Freestone shows Brynne Engen which button to press to test the smoke detector during the Girl Guides visit to the department. ECKVILLE ECHO FILE PHOTO

Girl Guides raise money for Gull lake Bridging Camp in May

The Girl Guides of Eckville are adding to their famous cookie fundraiser by also collecting bottles and cans in order to raise money.

Testing – Eckville Fire Department firefighter Pam Freestone shows Brynne Engen which button to press to test the smoke detector during the Girl Guides visit to the department. ECKVILLE ECHO FILE PHOTO
Pinch - #8 Kyle Maas snuck by the defender on the side boards.

Penalty box a challenge for Eckville

The Senior Eckville Eagles had a tough weekend against the Daysland North Stars, going 0-2.

Pinch - #8 Kyle Maas snuck by the defender on the side boards.
Kyla Bancroft brought the ball up-court against Caroline en route to a 51-31 victory.

Aces overcome injury to handle Caroline

The senior women Aces basketball team managed to handle the Caroline Cougars 51-31.

Kyla Bancroft brought the ball up-court against Caroline en route to a 51-31 victory.
The Sylvan Lake Legion branch #212 was able to form an Executive body on the evening of Tuesday

Legion successfully forms executive

The Sylvan Lake Legion #212 has thankfully managed to form an executive body after a valiant effort by acting Trustee Ed Stevenson.

The Sylvan Lake Legion branch #212 was able to form an Executive body on the evening of Tuesday
MacGregor Manyluk surveyed his options against top-ranked Camrose.

Lakers take tough loss from top-seeded Camrose

The H.J. Cody senior men’s basketball team went right down to the wire with the 3A provincially top-ranked Camrose Trojans.

MacGregor Manyluk surveyed his options against top-ranked Camrose.
SUPPORTING UGANDA - The H.J. Cody Interact Club spent Saturday

Interact Club provides opportunities for girls to attend school in Uganda

The H.J. Cody Interact Club, along with the Rotary Club of Sylvan Lake and other partners, continues to support global charities.

SUPPORTING UGANDA - The H.J. Cody Interact Club spent Saturday
GRINDSTONE THEATRE - The cast of the ‘The 11 O’Clock Hour’ presented by Grindstone Theatre were in Sylvan Lake on Saturday evening at the Community Centre where they engaged the audience through their highly comical improv show.

The 11 O’Clock Number creates Sylvan Lake musical on the spot

heatre Alberta brought their improvisation musical ‘The 11 o’Clock Number’ to the Sylvan Lake Community Centre.

GRINDSTONE THEATRE - The cast of the ‘The 11 O’Clock Hour’ presented by Grindstone Theatre were in Sylvan Lake on Saturday evening at the Community Centre where they engaged the audience through their highly comical improv show.
POST GAME - Laker Taylor Ferguson

Crucial win over Camrose puts HJ Cody in mix for zones

The senior girls Laker basketball team was able to fend off a furious fourth quarter run to hold onto a crucial 46-36 win.

POST GAME - Laker Taylor Ferguson
Dangles - Laker Blake Carrick

Midget Lakers win big over Cochrane

The Sylvan Lake Midget Lakers continue to impress as they managed to conquer their Central Albertan rival Blackfalds 7-3.

Dangles - Laker Blake Carrick
BLACK BELT - Sylvan Lake Arashi-Do students Niklaus Meier

Sylvan Lake home to three new black belts

Sylvan Lake is now home to three new black belt martial arts masters.

BLACK BELT - Sylvan Lake Arashi-Do students Niklaus Meier
Kaden Judson got way up for this lay up over the Caroline Cougars.

Aces boys win another over Caroline

The Senior Men’s Eckville Aces would cruise to another win over the Caroline Cougars 48-30 on February 1.

Kaden Judson got way up for this lay up over the Caroline Cougars.
Craig Andrew of Twisted Shifter is at the heart of the growing sport of ice racing.

Twisted Shifter at forefront of Albertan Ice Racing

Craig Andrew of Twisted Shifter - based in Eckville, continues to be at the forefront of the thriving sport.

Craig Andrew of Twisted Shifter is at the heart of the growing sport of ice racing.
MOVE YOUR MOOD - Students from Ecole Mother Teresa are being challenged

Move Your Mood Challenge comes to Ecole Mother Teresa

Ecole Mother Teresa School is looking to help the families of their students be active.

MOVE YOUR MOOD - Students from Ecole Mother Teresa are being challenged
Competitors not only competed to win

Sylvan Lake hosts Open Martial Arts Challenge

The tournamentsaw competitors from all over Alberta gather to compete in Karate, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai.

Competitors not only competed to win
The Legion will elect a new executive on February 7 at 7 p.m. The Legion hosts multiple events throughout the year including the Legion Thanksgiving Dinner.

Legion to elect new governing body on February 7

The Sylvan Lake Legion #217 recently held a meeting in order to elect a governing body for their Charter.

The Legion will elect a new executive on February 7 at 7 p.m. The Legion hosts multiple events throughout the year including the Legion Thanksgiving Dinner.
Boston Pizza donated 10 per cent of all regular food sales to Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey. Servers and the kitchen staff also generously donated their tips to the cause and Scotiabank matched all funds raised.

Celebrity Server Night takes place in support of Shirley Pickering Foundation

Sylvan Lake Boston Pizza recently held their second Celebrity Server Night in support of the Shirley Pickering Foundation.

Boston Pizza donated 10 per cent of all regular food sales to Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey. Servers and the kitchen staff also generously donated their tips to the cause and Scotiabank matched all funds raised.
Matt Schmermund

Sr. Eagles advance to second round

The Senior ‘AA’ Eckville Eagles(9-8-1) took care of business against the Devon Oil Barons winning there series 3-0.

Matt Schmermund