Lions recognized for exemplary sportsmanship

Three Sylvan Lake Bantam Lions football players were chosen to attend a Central Alberta Football League banquet for each team’s all-stars

Coach David Berg

Three Sylvan Lake Bantam Lions football players were chosen to attend a Central Alberta Football League banquet for each team’s all-stars in Red Deer last month.

Burkley Theriault, Carson Lethbridge and Sebastian Auger were joined by coaches David Berg and Vic Sloboda for the occasion, where, on behalf of their team, they received the Players’ Choice Sportsmanship award for displaying the highest level of sportsmanship among the league’s 13 teams.

“We are very honoured and proud of our players, as (sportsmanship) is something our coaches are always striving to promote with our players,” said team manager Diana Zenert. “This clearly shows it’s working.”

The Lions received the award as a result of votes lodged by other teams in the league.

Each team was represented at the banquet by a number of players determined by their final league position. The Lions finished sixth out of 13 teams, and were allowed to send three all-star players.

 

Just Posted

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake bantam Lions fall at provincial semi-finals

The Lions faced the Edmotnon Mustangs in the semi-finals, Nov. 10

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lake PeeWee B Lakers win gold at home tournament

Both the PeeWee B and C Lakers hosted a home tournament, Nov. 9-11.

Sylvan Lake student reaches nationals in quiz competition

Annika Angelstad van Elmpt competed with Manitoba in the Pony Club National Quiz competition

PHOTOS: Sylvan Lakers shop at kcs fundraiser

The Seasons Givings market was held Nov. 10 as a fundrasier for kcs Association

The Christmas Passport encourage shopping local in Sylvan Lake

The Christmas Passport works with the Winter Village, which will turn on Dec. 1

Calgarians vote ‘no’ to bidding for 2026 Winter Games, in plebiscite

Out of 767,734 eligible voters, 304,774 voted and 171,750 said ”no.”

B.C. man wanted for alleged ‘serious domestic assault’ in Alberta

Sterling Miles Booker has ‘ROCK’ and ‘ROLL’ tattooed on his hands

Canada wants free trade deal with southeast Asian nations, Trudeau says

ASEAN nations combined have nearly 650 million people, an economy of US$2.8 trillion, and are already Canada’s sixth-biggest trading partner.

Olympic and Paralympic committees disappointed, but respectful of Calgary’s vote

The majority of voters said ‘no’ to a potential Calgary bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games.

Wildfire death toll rises in California as search for missing continues

Authorities reported six more fatalities from the Northern California blaze, bringing the total number of dead so far to 48.

B.C. MLAs urge Trudeau to call byelection immediately in Burnaby-South

Four NDP provincial politicians from British Columbia are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to immediately call a byelection in the federal riding of Burnaby-South.

Prince Charles turns 70 with party, new family photos

Charles is due to have tea on Wednesday with a group of people who are also turning 70 this year

Fear of constitutional crisis escalates in U.S.; Canadians can relate

Some say President Donald Trump is leading the U.S. towards a crisis

Canada stands pat on Saudi arms sales, even after hearing Khashoggi tape

Khashoggi’s death at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul further strained Riyadh’s already difficult relationship with Ottawa

Most Read