Local Sports

Sylvan Lake Hockey Camp hits 45 year milestone

The long-running hockey camp sees kids come from all over the world every year

Sylvan Lake Yettis wipe the court of Sun Devil

The Yettis won back-to-back games over the weekend to take a spot in provincials

Benalto Fair and Stampede thunders to a close

The 102nd annual stampede in Benalto closed Sunday afternoon after four thrilling days

Benalto Fair and Stampede returns for 102nd year

The four-day event will run from July 4-7 at the Benalto Exhibition Grounds

Young Sylvan Lake hockey player says ‘challenges won’t define her’

Hailey McWhirter posed in a photo shoot to show girls can play hockey, do anything they want

PHOTOS: Young Eckville golfers learn the basics at kids’ workshop

Eckville Rec Board held a golf clinic at Dark Horse Golf Course for kids wanting to learn the sport

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Red and Black Awards honour Eckville Jr/Sr High School athletes

The annual athletic awards were held at the school June 19

Eckville saddle bronc rider wins at Innisfail

The win for Eckville native Jake Brown puts him the top 20 saddle bronc riders in Canada

NCHL AA Eckville Eagles looking to relocate to Lacombe

City of Lacombe recently granted permission to begin operations next season

PHOTOS: Eckville Indoor Rodeo returns for 55th year

The weekend long event featured a parade, community meals and plenty of rodeo action

PHOTOS: Eckville Elementary students play at Sports Day

Eckville Elementary School’s annual Sports Day was on June 6

Sylvan Lake new home for Junior B hockey team

The Heritage Junior B Hockey League approved the Blackfalds Wranglers’ relocation request on June 2

“Living the Warrior Code” to premier in Sylvan Lake

The film tells the story of Scott McDermott’s journey back to Ultraman

Sylvan Lake’s Lyndon Rush inducted into Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

The bobsleigh athlete was one of 13 to be inducted as part of the Class of 2019 on May 31

PHOTOS: Junior Aces show off track and field skills in Eckville

Eckville Junior/Senior High School held its junior track and field day May 27

Lacombe Generals withdraw from ACHW and cease operations

Lack of teams, difficult regulations and ACHW ‘internal animosity’ leads to decision

Sylvan Lake resident named assistant coach Team Alberta’s U16 hockey team

Fox Run teacher Cody Reynolds was announced the assistant coach on May 9

Eckville product named Eagles’ basketball Rookie of the Year

Casey Belway has finished her first season playing basketball for King’s University in Edmonton

Eckville dancers place at first competition with Phoenix Dance

The dancers competed in Red Deer at the Danceworks Central Alberta Dance Festival

PHOTOS: Eckville’s Bull-Arena a bucking good time

Rookie Jett Lambert claimed the Bull Riders Canada Eckville Bull-Arena title May 3