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PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams

Lacombe resident joined Red Deer Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett and Host Todd Vaughan

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams
Jhonier Batista, Reuben Braitenback, Brett Bylsma, Daxton Bylsma, Jacob Gauvin, Brody Henry, Zane Johnson, Ardan Kasha, Cole Matthews, Cody Peever and Warren Stewart-Brown pose for a photo after being named all-stars for the HJ Cody Lakers.

HJ Cody Lakers football members receive two major awards at football league banquet

HJ Cody hosted the annual CAHSFL All Star Awards and Banquet Dec. 5

Jhonier Batista, Reuben Braitenback, Brett Bylsma, Daxton Bylsma, Jacob Gauvin, Brody Henry, Zane Johnson, Ardan Kasha, Cole Matthews, Cody Peever and Warren Stewart-Brown pose for a photo after being named all-stars for the HJ Cody Lakers.
Lakewood Golf Resort near Sylvan Lake expanding to 18-hole course

Lakewood Golf Resort near Sylvan Lake expanding to 18-hole course

Lakewood Golf Resort was approved for the expansion by Red Deer County at a recent meeting

Lakewood Golf Resort near Sylvan Lake expanding to 18-hole course
Ben King eyed up a busy crease early in the Red Deer Rebels game against the Moose Jaw Warriors on Dec. 4, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels win second in row 5-2 over Moose Jaw

32 saves from Goalie Byron Fancy leads the way for Red Deer

Ben King eyed up a busy crease early in the Red Deer Rebels game against the Moose Jaw Warriors on Dec. 4, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Zane Bennett battles with a member of the Cubs behind the Medicine Hat net on Nov. 30. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Wranglers add a win after back-to-back home games

Wranglers fell 6-2 to the Medicine Hat Cubs Nov. 30, but won 3-0 over the Cochrane Generals Dec. 1

Zane Bennett battles with a member of the Cubs behind the Medicine Hat net on Nov. 30. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Tyson Scanland signs his name to a poster of him in his Bears football uniform, which will hang near the front door at Hockey Central.

Sylvan Lake photographer makes local athletes the star in online contest

Tyson Scanland was named the first winner of the Game Breaker Contest by 6 Hearts Creative Sports

Tyson Scanland signs his name to a poster of him in his Bears football uniform, which will hang near the front door at Hockey Central.
Pats hand Rebels fourth straight loss

Pats hand Rebels fourth straight loss

Rebels will look to regroup against Calgary tomorrow night

Pats hand Rebels fourth straight loss
Dixon Dunkle, 26, is trying to bring spring basketball clubs to Central Alberta. Photo Provided.

Basketball coach looking to bring spring ball to Sylvan Lake

Dixon Dunkle, 26, is looking to bring clubs to Sylvan Lake, Stettler, Lacombe and Drumheller

Dixon Dunkle, 26, is trying to bring spring basketball clubs to Central Alberta. Photo Provided.
Dixon Dunkle, 26, is trying to bring spring basketball clubs to Central Alberta. Photo Provided.

Basketball coach looking to bring spring ball to Lacombe

Dixon Dunkle, 26, is looking to bring clubs to Sylvan Lake, Stettler, Lacombe and Drumheller

Dixon Dunkle, 26, is trying to bring spring basketball clubs to Central Alberta. Photo Provided.
Dixon Dunkle, 26, is trying to bring spring basketball clubs to Central Alberta. Photo Provided.

Basketball coach looking to bring spring ball to Stettler

Dixon Dunkle, 26, is looking to bring clubs to Sylvan Lake, Stettler, Lacombe and Drumheller

Dixon Dunkle, 26, is trying to bring spring basketball clubs to Central Alberta. Photo Provided.
Braidon Westin keeps the puck away from a Viper hot on his heels at the NexSource Centre on Nov. 22. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Wranglers shutout Red Deer in home opener rematch

The Wranglers defeated the visiting Red Deer Vipers 2-0 at the NexSource Centre on Nov. 22

Braidon Westin keeps the puck away from a Viper hot on his heels at the NexSource Centre on Nov. 22. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Bergen Rieberger looks to make a shot on net against the visiting 3 C’s Coyotes at the NexSource Centre on Nov. 24. The Sylvan Lake Peewee Lakers C won 2-1 after a pair of late game goals. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Peewee Lakers clinch home opener

The Sylvan Lake Peewee Lakers C kicked off their regular season with a win over 3 C’s Nov. 24

Bergen Rieberger looks to make a shot on net against the visiting 3 C’s Coyotes at the NexSource Centre on Nov. 24. The Sylvan Lake Peewee Lakers C won 2-1 after a pair of late game goals. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Prince Albert Raider Evan Herman tucked a goal past Ethan Anders to make it 3-0 late in the second period of their game on Nov. 20, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Red Deer Rebels beat up 7-1 by Raiders

Rebels look to rebound Saturday at home against Hurricanes

Prince Albert Raider Evan Herman tucked a goal past Ethan Anders to make it 3-0 late in the second period of their game on Nov. 20, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Justin Siemens holds on as the bull he is riding bursts from the gate in the championship round, Saturday night. Rimbey’s Siemens was one of two cowboys from the Alberta town to make it to the finals.

PHOTOS: Bull riding finals take over Sylvan Lake

The finals champion and the national champion were named in Sylvan Lake, Nov. 16

Justin Siemens holds on as the bull he is riding bursts from the gate in the championship round, Saturday night. Rimbey’s Siemens was one of two cowboys from the Alberta town to make it to the finals.
The Red Deer Rebels celebrated a first period goal by Ethan Rowland in their game against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Nov. 16. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels ride 3-goal first period to 4-3 win over Brandon

Goaltender Byron Fancy with key saves in third period to save game

The Red Deer Rebels celebrated a first period goal by Ethan Rowland in their game against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Nov. 16. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Bret Gerrits sets up in the face off circle during the first period of the midget West Central Tigers’ game against the Central Alberta Select on Nov. 1. Gerrits scored one goal for the Tigers on Friday night. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

West Central Midget Tigers leading conference standings

The Tigers recently added a tie to their record after facing the Central Alberta Selects on Nov. 1

Bret Gerrits sets up in the face off circle during the first period of the midget West Central Tigers’ game against the Central Alberta Select on Nov. 1. Gerrits scored one goal for the Tigers on Friday night. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
No. 5 Jace Martins looks to sneak through a hole with the help of his teammates on Nov. 2. The Sylvan Lake Bear faced the Innisfail Cyclones in a semi-final match at HJ Cody Field last Saturday. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake Bears climb to championship game

The Sylvan Lake Bears will play the Rocky Junior Rebels for the league championship on Saturday

No. 5 Jace Martins looks to sneak through a hole with the help of his teammates on Nov. 2. The Sylvan Lake Bear faced the Innisfail Cyclones in a semi-final match at HJ Cody Field last Saturday. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Condor’s Braidon Westin gets in front of the Airdrie Techmation Thunder net looking to score a goal during the Nov. 3 game. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Wranglers fall to reigning champions

The Wranglers faced the Airdrie Techmation Thunder at the NexSource Centre on Sunday night, Nov. 3

Condor’s Braidon Westin gets in front of the Airdrie Techmation Thunder net looking to score a goal during the Nov. 3 game. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
Ewan Ballantyne looks to make a run for the end zone during the HJ Cody Lakers’ championship game on Nov. 2. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

HJ Cody Lakers clinch league championship in Sylvan Lake

The HJ Cody Lakers hosted the Stettler Wildcats in battle for the league title on Nov. 2

Ewan Ballantyne looks to make a run for the end zone during the HJ Cody Lakers’ championship game on Nov. 2. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
WCBL team approved for Sylvan Lake

WCBL team approved for Sylvan Lake

The Town announced a future baseball team will be calling Sylvan Lake home for the 2021 season

WCBL team approved for Sylvan Lake