|Badlands Beast win silver medals|
Badlands Beast spring hockey team will wrap up their short season this weekend with tournament play in Medicine Hat.
The team, coached by Brad Tobler recently returned home with silver medals at the Alberta Champions Cup tournament in Edmonton.
The team is comprised of eight and nine year old players from southeastern Alberta. Aiden Tobler, Jack Hackett, Ziv Feser and Ashton Stone are from Brooks, Colby Gulliver from Duchess, Payton Wood, Conner Campion, Lane Hagel-Wideman, Ethan Marshall and Caiden Spencer are from Hanna and Paxton and Gavin Olsen are from Duchess. Full Story >
|Bandits open WCC with 4-2 victory|
Despite 13 penalty kills and only four power plays in the opening 59 minutes of play, the Brooks Bandits (1-0) took their opening game at the 2016 Western Canada Cup 4-2 over the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) champion West Kelowna Warriors (1-1) on Sunday afternoon.
The game was capped off with a near-melee in the Bandits zone as goaltender Garret Hughson (Foremost, AB) was cross-checked in the head by West Kelowna captain Kyle Marino, leading to a fight between the two handily won by the Brooks netminder.
Earlier, Bandit captain Derek Lodermeier had been ejected from the game after being assessed a game misconduct and major penalty for knocking down West Kelowna goalie Matthew Greenfield behind the Warriors’ net. Full Story >
|Harper connects for two medals|
Brooks Junior Fencing Club’s Ellie Harper picked up two more medals this past weekend.
Harper won a bronze medal in the U20 women’s epee and a silver medal in the U17 portion of the competition held in Black Falls.
Brooks was also represented by three other fencers. Christina Jennisen competed in the U15 mixed epee event and won her first direct elimination bout against a boy. She had a good weekend competing, said coach Alan Nelson. Full Story >