|Bandits set for weekend series versus Kodiaks|
Brooks Bandits will attempt to grain ground on the Camrose Kodiaks with two home games against their rivals this weekend.
The Bandits will need victories in both Friday’s and Saturday’s games in order to move within one point of the first place Kodiaks.
Head coach Ryan Papaioannou’s team is coming off a weekend split of games. They dropped the host Lloydminster Bobcats 3-2 Friday but bowed 5-4 to the Sherwood Park Crusaders Saturday evening. Full Story >
|BCHS Buffalos gradually improving|
Brooks Composite High Buffalos senior boys basketball team has improved with each game but is still looking for its first win.
Coach Andrew Jansen said his team has been overmatched in most of their six games played and it has been a big learning curve for his players. Full Story >
|Harper double fencing medal winner|
Brooks Composite High student Ellie Harper continues to shine on the fencing circuit.
The teenager attended the Saskatoon Militia Open tournament this past weekend where she earned medals in two events.
Coach Alan Nelson said Harper won a gold medal in the junior 20&U category and a silver medal in the senior women’s open. Full Story >
|Jeff Malott is looking forward to playoffs|
A suggestion from Dave Chevier, father of Bandits alumni Eric Chevrier, is what led Jeff Malott to come to Brooks.
The 6’3” forward was playing Jr. B hockey at his home in Waterdown, Ontario when he was approached mid-season by the Bandits scout.
“I thought I would come out here and give it a try,” he said.
Malott said you have to pay a lot of money to play Jr. A hockey in Ontario and the competition isn’t always as good as Jr. B. Full Story >
|Peewee Longhorns move on in provincial play|
The Badlands AA peewee Longhorns hockey team advanced to the second round of provincial play following two games against Medicine Hat Black this past week.
Game one was played in Brooks last Wednesday and ended in a 5-3 win for the Longhorns.
The Longhorns opened the scoring early in the first period but trailed 2-0 after 20 minutes.
Scoring in the first period was Kobe Gosling at 19:43 from Carter Cormier and Ethan Cherpin. Full Story >