The Sylvan Lake Bears in action against the Innisfail Cyclones.

Bears looking to extend win streak

The Sylvan Lake Bears peewee football team has enjoyed success in recent weeks, having won its two most recent games.

Submitted

The Sylvan Lake Bears peewee football team has enjoyed success in recent weeks, having won its two most recent games.

The Bears started the season with their first game in Red Deer at Great Chief Park against the Red Deer Hornets, and lost by one point. The next game on Sept. 20 saw the Bears playing the Rocky Mountain House Rebels in Sylvan Lake, resulting in a tie. On Sept. 27, the Bears hosted another home game against the Innisfail Cyclones and won 50-0.

The Bears’ most recent game on Oct. 4 saw them defeat the Lacombe Explosion 42-0, again at home. The team wore pink tape on their helmets and some players had pink socks in awareness of breast cancer for the game. Referees also had pink penalty flags.

The Bears have two more games in their regular season: they play against Drumheller away on Oct. 11. On Oct. 18, they then play Olds at McMahon Stadium in Calgary at 1 p.m. This could be a once-in-a-lifetime chance for most of these boys. What a great opportunity.

The Bears this year are coached by Garnet Rambaut (head coach), Geoff Rambaut (offensive line co-ordinator) and John Flinn (defensive line co-ordinator). The team trainer is Kerri Gauvin and the team manager is Stacey Brown.

The Bears team consists of 26 players: Samuel Jones (5), Rhylan Selk (7), Matthew McDiarmid (8), Ewan Ballantyne (10), Daxton Bylsma (17), Diezel West (18), Nathan Meadows (21), Nathaniel Pan (24), Cody Peever (25), Reuben Braitenback (27), Orrin Ahlstrom (29), Jacob Gauvin (32), Warren Stewart-Brown (44), Alfie Lindley (51), Carson Kichula (54), Zane Johnson (55), Aydan Waters (57), Ashton Hammer (59), Ethan Galliford (60), Brody Henry (62), Arden Kasha (67), Brodey Duperon (68), Cole Matthews (69), Jaycob Johanneson (77), Brady Holladay (82) and Tytan Lehman (88).

 

 

Just Posted

Child advocacy centre raising funds through Dream Home Lottery

The child advocacy centre in Red Deer uses its resources to help kids all over Central Alberta

Sylvan Lake Atom C Lakers end season on low note

The Lakers played their final home game of the season, Feb. 16.

RDC Kings Hockey to play charity game in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake Community Partners was chosen by the Kings as the Charity of Choice for the Feb. 22 game

Bibles for Grads 2019 looking for names of Grade 12 students

Bibles for Grads is an annual tradition in Sylvan Lake dating back more than 20 years.

‘Riya was a dreamer’: Mother of slain 11-year-old Ontario girl heartbroken

Her father, Roopesh Rajkumar, 41, was arrested some 130 kilometres away

Ontario man accused of killing 11-year-old daughter dies in hospital, police say

Roopesh Rajkumar had been hospitalized with what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Manitoba ‘pauses’ link with ex-B.C. premier Gordon Campbell after allegations

Campbell had been hired to review two major hydro projects

Heritage minute features Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment

The Vancouver Asahi baseball team won various championships across the Pacific Northwest

Hee-Won Son takes home gold in 500m Female Short Track Speed Skating

Team Alberta sits in second place overall at the Canada Winter Games

Shots fired in Maskwacis home invasion

Maskwacis RCMP are searching for three suspects in a home invasion (with photos)

CRTC report finds ‘misleading, aggressive’ sales tactics used by telecom industry

Report recommends measures to make a fairer situation for consumers

Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

Canada exported nearly 354,000 barrels per day of oil, up seven per cent from November

Do you live with your partner? More and more Canadians don’t

Statistics Canada shows fewer couples live together than did a decade ago

Most Read