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Parkland Panther

play back-to-back games
SPORTS by Mikaela Kuefler Paige Manning, agreed and stated that,
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passes that ended in shooting".
The Parkland Composite High School "Towards the end we got a lot more
Junior A Basketball girls and boys The PCHS Junior A girls have only
Panther teams played back-to-back lost two games out of their league and
games against the Niton Central School tournament games.
Knights, at PCHS on February 10. Later, the PCHS Junior A boys came
The girls played first and, after a long out playing well with great passes,
break during final exams, the girls rebounds and shots. They had a good
struggled to keep up to their normal deal of breakaways distancing
pace. Even though the first half was themselves from the Knights. The boys
slower than usual, the Panthers still played some good basketball and were a
managed to keep the lead. pleasure to watch by those sitting in the
In the second half, the girls came out bleachers. PCHS won the game with a
with more intensity and made better score of 74-23.
passes. PCHS was the stronger team as Coach, Brian Davidson, stated that the
more and more breakaways occurred PCHS "boys were playing in better form
and baskets were scored. Niton forced a tonight against the visiting Niton squad,
few turnovers near the end, when the after a long two week layoff for
Panthers felt a little fatigued and passes semester break. Tonight's game looked
started to falter, but PCHS won the game much more disciplined and the boys
with a score of 48-20. were starting to play like their usual
After the game the PCHS girls captain selves".
and guard, Kyla Kiland, commented, "I The PCHS Junior A boys remain
think we were pretty good in the first undefeated in league and tournament
half. We were kind of slow but we games. photo Mikaela Kuefler
picked it up in the end. We got more Next PCHS Junior A Edson games are
aggressive." during the Grande Yellowhead Athletic Tea Hataley (12), from Parkland Composite High School, gets a breakaway
PCHS co-captain and point guard, Conference, February 26 and 27. while playing against Niton at PCHS on February 10. PCHS won 48-20.

HRH Junior Winter Classic tournament

by Mikaela Kuefler passing. Both teams also enjoyed a few breakaways, playing an HRH team".
and shot well. The Jr. A team, with only eight grade 8's, The HRH Jr. B boys team has had 11 league and
Holy Redeemer High School held their annual Junior prevailed and won the game with a score of 34-45. tournament wins and only 3 losses.
Winter Classic Tournament on February 12 and 13. Coach of the HRH Jr. A boys team, Mike Meanwhile, the HRH Jr. A girls were playing their
The HRH Jr A boys won gold, and both the HRH Jr B McAndrews, said, "I thought we had a really good gold medal match at Pine Grove Middle School

boys and the Jr A girls won silver medals. game. They were a little tired in this last game and had against the Wildwood Wolves. This game was played
The HRH Jr. A boys and girls teams were asked to a few mental errors that they weren't showing in their with a lot of intensity since both teams were evenly THE WEEKLY ANCHOR
play when another school had pulled out of the earlier games today. They worked hard and tried to do matched. The score was close and had tied by the end
tournament. The Jr. A teams could not play any of their everything I asked them to do out there". of the third quarter. Both teams played well and had
players who were older than grade 8, due to the nature The coach added, "I liked the fact that they were some great shots, passes, and defence. Nearing the end
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the win and kept the Jr. A team's lead at five to ten The HRH Jr. A boys team has 14 wins and 4 losses in Coach, Christine Chase, commented, "My players
points throughout the duration of the game. Both their tournament and league games. played a really good game. They played as a team.” RIDE?
teams played with a strong defence and had some great Coach of the HRH Jr. B team, Melody Thebleau, The HRH Jr. A girls team have 5 league game wins All Full COLOUR!
said, "They fought all day and really fought their way and 1 loss.
into the final. I'm so proud of them. All the boys game Final tournament standings list HRH Jr. A boys in
100% and it was nice to have two HRH teams in the first, HRH Jr. B in second and Wildwood in third
final. It was also nice to see the younger ones playing (winning against Niton with a score of 35-30). Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas!
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Thebleau went on to say, "They had fun in the final. I of 49-39).
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G a r d eners

The Holy Redeemer High School, Jr A boys team
after winning the gold medal at HRH's Jr Winter
Classic Tournament on February 13. Left to right, The Holy Redeemer Senior Men's Basketball team emerged with the gold medal at a tournament in KILLER!!
back row: Jonas Jumaga (4), Landon Schutz (7), Westlock on February 6. The Rebels won the tournament after winning the final game 74-45. The
Devon Moore (2), Rhyker Lamale (9) and Mike team hopes to continue their winning ways on route to winning the Zone Championships in March for
McAndrews (coach). Front row: Ben Rogers (1), the fourth year in a row. (left to right) Aidan Toner, Coach Peter Saik, Assistant Coach Blake Benson, Spread the Best Dirt
Anthony Warren (6), and Garret Inscho (3). Joseph Yemane, Logan Korolischuk, Ryman Shantz, Joel Murry, Matthew Chase, Brendan Butts,
photo Mikaela Kuefler Parker Goulet-Beard, John Hawke, Justin Paschak, and Assistant Coach James Paschak.
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