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The Fox Run Fury senior boys volleyball team, pictured, placed fourth in a pre-season tournament over the weekend. (Photo submitted)

Fox Run volleyball teams competed in weekend tournament

The Fox Run Fury senior volleyball teams competed in a pre-season tournament…

 

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers won their two away games last week. Pictured, the Wranglers played the Wetaskiwin Icemen in a previous home game. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake Wranglers kick off regular season

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers played two away games last week, launching the…

 

An HJ Cody Lakers player runs the ball into the end zone during Thursday’s game against the Notre Dame Cougars. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake Minor Football celebrates 25 years

This year marks a quarter of a century that youth football has…

 

Tyler Johnston during the biking portion of the Penticton Ironman competition. (Photo submitted)

Sylvan Laker finished 11th in BC Ironman competition

Out of 1,568 racers, Sylvan Lake’s Tyler Johnston finished in 11th place…

Tyler Johnston during the biking portion of the Penticton Ironman competition. (Photo submitted)
Wranglers players during the 2022/2023 season try outs. The team battled the Beaumont Chiefs this past weekend. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Wranglers start strong with two pre-season wins

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers took to the ice on in their first…

Wranglers players during the 2022/2023 season try outs. The team battled the Beaumont Chiefs this past weekend. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Ain Lee, 8, took first place in her category in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament in Sylvan Lake. (Photo submitted)

Young golfers teed off in Sylvan Lake

The Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour came to the Meadowlands Golf Club…

Ain Lee, 8, took first place in her category in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament in Sylvan Lake. (Photo submitted)
Try outs began last week for the Wranglers’ fourth season in Sylvan Lake.

Another season begins for Sylvan Lake Wranglers

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers junior B hockey team started try outs on…

Try outs began last week for the Wranglers’ fourth season in Sylvan Lake.
Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)

Local youth will be dancing in Egypt

Kaitlyn Worr has been dancing for as long as she can remember,…

Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)
Pictured, young players in the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp had to skate from one end of the arena to the other without being tagged by the coaches. Tagged players had to drop to the ice and be dragged off.

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp wraps up 48th year

After hosting about 100 kids a week for the last eight weeks,…

Pictured, young players in the Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp had to skate from one end of the arena to the other without being tagged by the coaches. Tagged players had to drop to the ice and be dragged off.
Ty Boudreau got the home opener nod from his head coach as starting pitcher earlier this season. (File photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake Gulls swept by Dawgs in West Division final

Gulls were second best team in the league

Ty Boudreau got the home opener nod from his head coach as starting pitcher earlier this season. (File photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Josh Tucker pitched seven innings for the Sylvan Lake Gulls in the semi-finals at Gulls Stadium against the Fort McMurray Giants earlier this summer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Josh Tucker pitched seven innings for the Sylvan Lake Gulls in the semi-finals at Gulls Stadium against the Fort McMurray Giants earlier this summer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Spittin Chiclets podcast personality and former professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette signs a bottle of Pink Whitney for a fan at Wine and Beyond Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Red Deer Advocate)
Spittin Chiclets podcast personality and former professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette signs a bottle of Pink Whitney for a fan at Wine and Beyond Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Red Deer Advocate)
File photo of the Sylvan Lake Gulls field during the home opener of the 2022 season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake Gulls advance to West Division Final

They defeated the Giants in two games

File photo of the Sylvan Lake Gulls field during the home opener of the 2022 season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Pictured, Miles Lagoutte pitching for the Sylvan Lake Mariners U18 AA team during the 2022 provincials. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake athlete heading to Ontario on baseball scholarship

After years of being a devoted hockey player, Sylvan Lake athlete Miles…

Pictured, Miles Lagoutte pitching for the Sylvan Lake Mariners U18 AA team during the 2022 provincials. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Sylvan Lake Mariner Justin Lucas connects with the ball during the first game of the provincial tournament, held in Sylvan Lake July 29, 30 and 31.

Sylvan Lake Mariners rally back for fourth-place finish in provincials

It was a tough weekend of baseball for the Mariners 18U AA…

Sylvan Lake Mariner Justin Lucas connects with the ball during the first game of the provincial tournament, held in Sylvan Lake July 29, 30 and 31.
Brady Durkin, after taking first place in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament at Carstairs Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)
Brady Durkin, after taking first place in the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour tournament at Carstairs Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)
Storm player Parker Small slides into second base and makes it safely. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Provincial baseball tournaments come to Sylvan Lake

Storm take gold, Mariners bring home bronze

Storm player Parker Small slides into second base and makes it safely. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)
Gulls Zach Griffin makes contact with a pitch down the middle against the Edmonton Prospects earlier this season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Gulls Zach Griffin makes contact with a pitch down the middle against the Edmonton Prospects earlier this season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
(Jared Waldo​ / submitted photo)

Sylvan Lake town councillors try their hands at pickelball

Sylvan Lake mayor and council learned some new skills July 4, when…

  • Jul 12, 2022
(Jared Waldo​ / submitted photo)
Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Ponoka Stampede Finals set up incredible showdown

The final day of competition is complete at the Ponoka Stampede and…

Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)