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Bandits interested in hosting 2018 RBC Cup

Brooks Bandits have begun the process to possibly submit a bid to host the 2018 RBC Cup championship. The team submitted a request for funding to the Newell Regional Economic Development Initiative (NREDI) at the start of the month. The request was forwarded to joint services committee who met last week but did not make a decision.
Bandits head coach and general manager Ryan Papaionnou said the team has expressed interest to the AJHL to be the league’s bidder for the RBC Cup. Only one team from each league is allowed to submit a bid, he said.  Full Story >
Bantam Junior Bandits denied tournament win
Brooks Bantam Junior Bandits came away with second place at their home hockey tournament last weekend.
Top spot was claimed by the Yellowknife Wolfpack but this was anybody’s game.
The two teams battled to a 2-2 draw after three period of play. Nothing was settled during two overtime sessions, setting the stage for a shoot out where the Wolfpack came away with a 3-2 victory.
There was nothing to choose between the two teams when they met in round-robin play and settled for a 0-0 draw.  Full Story >
Crusaders advance to provincial final
St. Joseph’s Crusaders will play for an Alberta Six Man provincial championship Friday in Edmonton against the Rimbey Spartans.
The Crusaders earned a spot in Friday’s provincial championship in Edmonton by downing Millwoods 56-31.
Team head coach Julian Annicchiarico said the first two minutes of the contest were scary. Even though Millwoods had been scouted and the Crusaders knew what they would attempt, it did not prevent the home team from recovering an opening short kickoff.  Full Story >
Duchess girls return home with banner
The Duchess Eagles intermediate girls volleyball team has had a very successful season this year, winning gold in the Bassano and Three Hills tournaments, silver medals in Rosemary and third in Duchess and third in the Grasslands league finals.
The team ended the season winning the South Central Zone Junior High JJ Girls Volleyball Championship and bringing home a banner for the Duchess School.   Full Story >
No funding in county budget for Ashton’s Place 

Library slated to be seniors facility 

Crusaders advance to provincial final 

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