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The Blackfalds Junior A hockey team is excited to announce the name of our new Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) team will be the Blackfalds Bulldogs (Image courtesy: Blackfalds Bulldogs)

New AJHL team dubbed the Blackfalds Bulldogs

Ownership group decides to choose name with local connection

The Blackfalds Junior A hockey team is excited to announce the name of our new Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) team will be the Blackfalds Bulldogs (Image courtesy: Blackfalds Bulldogs)
Sylvan Lake golf course says it can operate with safe, touch-free changes

Sylvan Lake golf course says it can operate with safe, touch-free changes

Golf is currently deemed a non-essential service are impacted by government regulations

Sylvan Lake golf course says it can operate with safe, touch-free changes
Photo Courtesy of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ Facebook page.

Sylvan Laker named Central Alberta Buccaneers’ head coach

Geoff Rambaut has years of coaching experience under his belt and was once a Buccaneer himself

Photo Courtesy of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ Facebook page.
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Alberta lacrosse season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Alberta lacrosse season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

ALA announced the entire box lacrosse season would be cancelled for the 2020 season

Alberta lacrosse season cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted

UPDATED: Titans challenge Bucs to a ‘Bleed Off’

Blood drive challenge extended to April 30

A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted
A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted

UPDATED: Titans challenge Bucs to a ‘Bleed Off’

Blood drive challenge extended to April 30

A photo of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ last team blood donation. Photo submitted
Lacombe Rams football adapting to COVID-19 changes

Lacombe Rams football adapting to COVID-19 changes

Spring camp likely cancelled; players working on games from home

Lacombe Rams football adapting to COVID-19 changes
Sylvan Lake baseball season postponed until the end of April

Sylvan Lake baseball season postponed until the end of April

Sylvan Lake Minor Ball made the announcement as a result of Baseball Alberta’s decision

Sylvan Lake baseball season postponed until the end of April
Sylvan Lake product named SCAHL’s Best Goaltender

Sylvan Lake product named SCAHL’s Best Goaltender

West Central Bantam AA Tigers’ Spencer Michnik received the coach-voted award for the 2019-20 season

Sylvan Lake product named SCAHL’s Best Goaltender
Photo by SIX HEARTS CREATIVE STUDIO (file photo)

Sylvan Laker joins U18 AAA Optimist Chiefs as head coach

Cody Reynolds is excited for the new challenge in the Red Deer Midget Hockey League this season

Photo by SIX HEARTS CREATIVE STUDIO (file photo)
Central Alberta Buccaneers runningback Isiah Lawrence avoids a tackle and scrambles for a first down last season against the Fort McMurray Monarchs. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Start of Central Alberta Bucs Alberta Football League season delayed

The regular season will now wrap on on Aug. 15

  • Mar 26, 2020
Central Alberta Buccaneers runningback Isiah Lawrence avoids a tackle and scrambles for a first down last season against the Fort McMurray Monarchs. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
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Sylvan Lake football worried concussion fears will hurt enrolment

A PSA released in the fall compared youth tackle football to smoking cigarettes

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Two Sylvan Lake football products in Top 140 players in the province

Two Sylvan Lake football products in Top 140 players in the province

Cody Peever and Rueben Braitenback are working for a spot with Team Alberta’s U18 team

Two Sylvan Lake football products in Top 140 players in the province
Scott McDermott uses a bag full of grocery items to do bicep curls in Best Body Fitness’s first digital workout video, posted on March 16.

Sylvan Lake fitness centres offering digital workouts

Scott McDermott says it is important to continue to stay active and healthy during COVID-19 outbreak

Scott McDermott uses a bag full of grocery items to do bicep curls in Best Body Fitness’s first digital workout video, posted on March 16.
The H.J. Cody Senior Girls Lakers earned a spot in Provincials on March 12, only to find out the next day that the tournament was cancelled. Photo Submitted

Sylvan Lake basketball team proud of provincial spot, despite cancelled tournament

ASAA cancelled all basketball provincial tournaments late in the day on March 12

The H.J. Cody Senior Girls Lakers earned a spot in Provincials on March 12, only to find out the next day that the tournament was cancelled. Photo Submitted
Aqil Samuel (left), Jen Schetzsle (centre) and Graham Schetzsle pose for a photo in front of the Sylvan Lake Gulls logo after the reveal at Hockey Central on March 15. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

The Gulls land in Sylvan Lake

The name and logo for Sylvan Lake’s new WCBL team was revealed at Hockey Central on March 15

Aqil Samuel (left), Jen Schetzsle (centre) and Graham Schetzsle pose for a photo in front of the Sylvan Lake Gulls logo after the reveal at Hockey Central on March 15. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
The award winners from the Lakers Football Awards Night, March 12. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake football team celebrates a winning year at awards banquet

The HJ Cody Lakers went undefeated, and won the league championship

The award winners from the Lakers Football Awards Night, March 12. Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News
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Sylvan Lake Wranglers’ season ends with series lead

Abrupt end to the season due to Hockey Canada’s cancellations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Jackson Rider attempts a shot on net during the first period of the March 6 game versus the Mountainview Colts.

Sylvan Lake Wranglers tied in division final series

The Wranglers won Game 1 of the series and lost Game 2 the following night

Jackson Rider attempts a shot on net during the first period of the March 6 game versus the Mountainview Colts.
The Spokane Chiefs scored in the first period against the Red Deer Rebels on March 6, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Spokane Chiefs scored in the first period against the Red Deer Rebels on March 6, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)