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Bombers pick up 12th win of season
The Bombers picked up their 12th win of the Western Major Baseball League season last Tuesday, downing the visiting Medicine Hat Mavericks 5-4.
The victory moved the Bombers out of the Western Division standings. They sat 14 games back of the division leading Mavericks while the Fort McMurray Giants were 16 games back.
It was the fifth straight loss for the Mavericks. They only held a one game lead over the Okotoks Dawgs because of the loss.  Full Story >
Contract extended for Bandits’ coach
Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) have agreed to extend the contract of head coach and general manager Ryan Papaioannou for an additional five seasons.
The agreement will see Papaioannou remain in his position through to the conclusion of the 2021-2022 AJHL season.
“We are delighted to be securing the services of coach Papaioannou for the long term,” said Bandits president Paul Seaton. “Over his seven seasons at the helm of this team we have seen outstanding improvements in all elements of our operation from wins and championships to post-secondary opportunities as well as spectator and corporate support, financial security, community relations and beyond.”  Full Story >
Drillers win provincial silver
Brooks Jr. B Drillers came away with provincial silver lacrosse medals Sunday at the Centennial Regional Arena.
The Drillers placed second in the four-team tournament when they were downed 18-5 by the High River Heat. The Heat entered the tournament with an undefeated record and rolled over the three other provincial teams this past weekend.
For the Drillers, earning a medal was a perfect way to celebrate returning to the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League after a two year absence.  Full Story >
Area crime numbers down 

Contract extended for Bandits’ coach 

County considers Emerson Bridge Park expansion 

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