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Edson women's rugby team

SPORTS invite players to join Brody Zack, Carter
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Zack, and Mary

b o t t o m o f t h e
by Sonia Delorme has been gaining women joined teams and in 2013 we started it This year the ladies and enjoying the Z a c k n e a r t h e
toboggan hill in
popularity for decades. and play in tournaments back up again," says are working hard to sport!" says Kuzmic. Glenwood behind
The Edson Axmen T h e r u l e s a n d for a way to bring a o r g a n i z e r D a n i build their team in The Edson Axmen the YKCS School on
women's rugby team is regulations are exactly sense of entertainment Kuzmic. hopes to join the official Ladies Rugby will be December 27. They
looking to recruit the same as the men's and competition during The Edson Axmen A l b e r t a Wo m e n ' s practicing and playing found a great way to
players as they build rugby. war times. women's players are an Rugby League in 2017. g a m e s a n d spend the holidays
their team for the 2016 Men and women have Edson has been independent team that "We encourage any tournaments as early outdoors playing.
season. been enjoying the sport offering women's rugby organizes and put on women to join our as March. Players Photo by Deanna
Women's rugby is a as far back as the 1881. since 2001. "It died tournaments and hold team, it is as easy as must be 18 to join. Mitchener
worldwide sport that During World War II down for a few years their own games. showing up to practices

Holy Redeemer to host 2017 Provincials

1100 people expected to come to the area for the event

submitted After creating a The four day event, t o u r n a m e n t i s “It's very exciting to g r a d e 11 s t u d e n t
promotional video March 18-22, will organized. Now it's our have each and every Matthew Chase. “It will
In March of 2017, featuring many current feature eleven zone turn.” g a m e i n o u r be awesome to have all
Holy Redeemer will be basketball stars at HRH, champions from across For the past several gymnasium,” says Saik. the hometown support
the hottest spot in the as well as a cameo from the province, as well as years, the Rebels have “It's going to take during our games.”
province as over 1100 Mayor Greg Pasychny, the hometown Rebels, had to travel to southern approximately 100 man And even though we
people will be in town the provincial selection all competing for the top A l b e r t a f o r t h e hours to set up before are still 15 months away
for the 2017 2A Boys committee contacted prize of provincial provincial tournament. even one game is f r o m t h e b i g
Provincial Basketball Saik with the good champion. The team now looks to played, but that won't t o u r n a m e n t , t h e
Championships. news. “Our school has been the Edson community to deter us from putting on countdown has begun.
“This is a tremendous “This is a real feather privileged enough to come on board to help a great show.” Get ready, Edson, this is
honour,” says Athletics in our hat for our attend provincials each host the event. As There will also be an going to be one event
Director Peter Saik. “No school,” says Principal year over the last five mentioned, 1100 people opening ceremony you won't want to miss.
school in our zone has Bill McGowan. “We years,” says Saik, will be coming to the f e a t u r i n g l o c a l If you would like more
ever hosted a provincial have such a competitive referring to the Women's area, meaning the hotels dignitaries that will information on this
b a s k e t b a l l program here at the team in 2011 and 2012, and restaurants will be kick-off the event. article please feel free to
championship before, so school, so hosting and the Men's team from filled and all eyes will be The students at HRH contact the school at
we definitely want to put provincials only makes 2013 to 2015. “We've on HRH where all the are also excited about 780-723-7437, visit our
on a show.” sense. seen firsthand how the games will be played. t h e t o u r n a m e n t , w e b s i t e a t
especially the athletes. or
“Hosting provincials in join our Facebook page:
my grade 12 year would “Holy Redeemer High
be a great way to end my School” or our Twitter
schooling years at a c c o u n t :
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WORK DON’T TELL ANYONE Samantha Montey enjoys getting out with the kids for some outdoors sports. They were having fun at
YKCS toboggan hill just behind the school on December 27. Photo by Deanna Mitchener
G a r d eners


Mrs. Rix grade 3 teacher at A.H. Dakin School was teaching her students how to play basketball on
January 6. “This is their very first time playing and learning the game,” said Rix. Students include Aeric Spread the Best Dirt
Jagorin, Alyssa Heringer, Lincoln Smith, Carter Butler, Danita Nicklefork, Megan Sansom, and Gilham. 5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787
Photo by Deanna Mitchener
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