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The Weekly ANCHOR

Edson Ice comes out strong

SPORTS On January 9 and 10, the Edson Ice played the After the game, Coach Brent Demerais commented Edson scored their final goal, by Dion LeBlue (21) Brody Zack, Carter
The Weekly ANCHOR by Mikaela Kuefler scoring one by Dylan Kocur (9) and Daysland penalties for the first part of the third but the play
settled and Edson regained their control of the ice.
scoring one more. Final Score was 6-9 for Daysland.
Daysland Northstars (6-9) and the Morinville
Z a c k n e a r t h e
Kings(3-2) at Talisman Place. that Daysland was “a really good team but we spent and won the game 3-2. Zack, and Mary
Edson Ice coach, Brent Demerais, stated, “Today
too much time in the penalty box. We're running four
Edson played a hard game against Daysland, who lines and our two top lines, that should be getting a lot we kept the score down and it was a really great effort b o t t o m o f t h e
are currently in first place in the Southern Division, of ice time, were getting penalties. We gotta keep all around. We competed really well. There is a little toboggan hill in
on January 9. them in the rhythm”. bit of a system we apply and try to get everyone Glenwood behind
Edson came out strong during the beginning of the On January 9, the Edson Ice played the Morinville onboard. A lot of the guys stuck to the system and the YKCS School on
first period and Zachary Thompson (8) scored the Kings, who are currently in third place in the tried to clog up the neutral zone, keeping the third guy December 27. They
first goal of the game. Daysland came back with Northern Division. This time, Morinville scored the really high. I'm also trying to get them to look after found a great way to
some good power plays and scored four goals by the first goal in the first period and Edson did not make a the defensive end first, because the other end will spend the holidays
end of the period. come back until the second. usually look after itself”. outdoors playing.
By the second period, Edson fought to come back In the second period, Edson came out dominating Currently Edson is in fourth place in the Southern Photo by Deanna
and scored four more goals by Riley Helleckson (12), the game and played like a team. They scored two Division and has four wins, nine losses and one tie. Mitchener
Elmer Potts (6), Jordan Jakubow (3) and Bryan goals by Andrew Estey (24) and Riley Helleckson Next home game is January 16 against the Slave Lake
Hawley (20). Daysland was able to keep up their lead (12). By the third period, Morinville came out with a Winterhawks at 8:30 pm at Talisman Place.
and scored another four goals. lot of intensity and scored their second goal, tying up
The third period had a lower score with Edson the game. Both sides had an increased number of

Parkland Pacers girls win gold

by Mikaela Kuefler game and stated that, first game loss to the
“The girls did really Drayton Valley Frank
Parkland Composite well. We played a strong Maddock High School
High School hosted their defence and so did Amazon Warriors, the
annual Senior Basketball Evansburg, which is why Pacers team was placed
tournament January 8 the score was so low. in 'B' division. The
and 9. When there are two Pacers improved greatly
The Parkland Pacers defensive teams, it's hard after that game and won
girls team played in the to get baskets. They shut both of their games,
championship finals down the inside so we taking them to the
winning gold against the had to start shooting consolation finals.
Evansburg Grande Trunk
During the Pacers
from the outside. The
THE WEEKLY ANCHOR High School Teddys. thing that helped us in consolation final game
against the Barrhead
the game is continuously
Final score was 33-24.
The Pacers came out
Custom T-Shirts! strong in the first quarter, changing our defence. Composite High School
We had three different
Jags, the Pacers came out
$19.95 including T-Shirt & Transfer A d i D n yone Say... creating a ten point lead. d e f e n s i v e l i n e s , strong and captured the
discounts available In the latter part of the switching them every lead from the start. The
All Full COLOUR! RIDE? first quarter, the Teddys time we were down the Pacers played well and The Parkland Pacers Senior girls team pose after winning gold against
got their defence in order
maintained the lead for
court. This made it hard
Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas! and made it more for Evansburg to score the rest of the game. Evansburg during the Parkland’s Senior Basketball Tournament January 8-9.
No additional cost difficult for the Pacers to baskets because they Coach Reid Haack From left to right back row: Coach Wanita Willcott, Sarah Strum, Kassidy Bush,
score. Both teams played weren't sure what they stated, “It was an up and Anika Kiland, Hannah Wiese, and Asst. Coach Arlene Muamba. Middle row:
a strong defensive game were up against”. down tournament for Nazaya and Kaius Willcott, Kelly Reid, Emily Wild, Lexi Abbott, Jenna Wild,
BORN b u t t h e P a c e r s The Parkland Pacer us”, but he appreciated Kennedy Zinn, and Kayleigh Pacholok. Front: Kennedy Claridge, and Nicole
Trainor. Photo Mikaela Kuefler
GOLF maintained a consistent Boys team won gold in the final game and said Haack also mentioned and finishing with offence and moving the
that “the start of the
ten point lead throughout
the consolation round
against the Barrhead
the rest of the game.
consolation game was
Coach Wanita
WORK DON’T TELL ANYONE Willcott talked about the Composite High School good and we were able to that he wants the team contact at the basket. ball around the perimeter
keep a decent lead
Jags. Final Score was 56-
“to work on our outside
Also, we need to
G a r d eners Pacers strategy after the 39. After a disappointing throughout.” and midrange shooting improve our transition
CEREAL PCHS Panther boys win gold in Red Deer basketball tournament
ESCAPED submitted by Coach Wade Magneson
Spread the Best Dirt The Parkland Panthers claimed their second gold medal of the early basketball
5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787 season in Red Deer January 8 and 9 by going undefeated in three games.
The boys dominated Lindsay Thurber, Okotoks, and Hunting Hills, all large 4A
schools, to capture the tournament title. The Panther girls claimed the consolation
side after a first game defeat by Lindsay Thurber. They defeated a large school,
Hunting Hills, in the B side final.
Both teams look very strong again this year. The PCHS Jr. High boys are 8-0 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
and the Jr. girls are 7-1.
Girl's Coach Magneson says both teams look very strong. But Coach Mag says
that in his 38 years of coaching this is the strongest Jr. High boys team that has
graced the hard-court in Edson. If you are a basketball fan you should see these
young men play.

Left to right: Jaden Crozier. Second row: Zubin Pahwa, Jayden Kazmir, Reese
Saunders, Anderson King, and Diego Espinosa. Third row: Brock Holt, Brayden
Hees, Dylan Bussey, Dylan Dolanz, Luke Steil, and coach Davison
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