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THE ANCHOR, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2015 PAGE 9

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Edson Ice making strides with new coach




SPORTS On November 21, team has approximately
The Weekly ANCHOR by Mikaela Kuefler I c e C o a c h , B r e n t
Demerais, said that the
senior AA hockey team,
this year and everyone is
Edson Ice, played the 5-6 new players added
Big Valley Oil Kings at still getting to know each
Talisman Place. other. The main focus
With a rough first this year is “to get some
period, Edson was able structure. They haven't
to settle in the second had a coach for a year or
and made an effort to so and it's pretty hard to
catch up for the duration play and coach at the
of the game. The game s a m e t i m e , ” s a i d
went to Big Valley 8-11. Demerais. He's put in a
Some game highlights little bit a system so far
occurred when Big and everyone seems to
Valley's goalie came out be jumping on board.
to intercept the puck “We want to keep our
from Edson and missed goals down like we have
it, giving Edson an easy in the last couple of
chance to score. Another games,” adds Demerais.
highlight happened in Edson Ice is currently
the third period when in last place with one win
there was a penalty for and three losses. Next
tripping against Big home game is on
Valley, in front of their December 4, against the
net, giving Edson an D r a y t o n V a l l e y
Big Valley takes a shot at Edson Ice goalie Daniel Harvard during the November 21 game at Talisman easy penalty shot. Wildcats, at 8 p.m.
Place. Big Valley won 8-11. Photo by Mikaela Kuefler After the game, Edson


Pine Grove Panthers



THE WEEKLY ANCHOR head to NAIT


Forty Panther players, coaches and parents from Edson
travelled to the NAIT gym in Edmonton to watch the NAIT Ooks
Custom T-Shirts! volleyball team play the Keyano Huskies on November 20.
Former Pine Grove student athlete, Ethan Redman, is a fifth

$19.95 including T-Shirt & Transfer A d i D n yone Say... year starting middle position for the Ooks. All of the Ecole Pine
Grove Panther players enjoyed watching the skill level and
discounts available strength of the women’s game and the quickness and power of
the mens game.
All Full COLOUR! RIDE? Both were very close as the ladies Ooks lost in five sets and the
men won in four. All of the players had a group picture after the
match and some of the Panther players were amazed at how tall
some of the athletes were. The trip was made possible by a
Or Bring your own pictures & Ideas! generous donation from Platinum Pipeline to help cover cost of Pine Grove Panthers head to NAIT to see a college level volleyball game.
bussing and pizza.
No additional cost Submitted photo



BORN Challenging league play between HRH and Parkland
TO
GOLF Parkland Composite Julie Pullaw, was HRH coming in second
by Mikaela Kuelfer
HRH Jr. A boys coach,
in their league.
On November 19, the
pleased with how the
“This year we've
FORCED TO
boys played and about
improved mostly in our
WORK DON’T TELL ANYONE High School Panthers how close the game s e r v i n g a n d
YOU SAW ME
and the Holy Redeemer
was. PCHS boys won
positioning. We also
Catholic High School sets 1, 3 and 5, winning have a first year setter
Rebels Junior A girls the fifth set with a score who has never played
G a r d eners and boys played their of 25-20. She said that volleyball before and
league game at HRH.
has learned the game
PCHS was their biggest
Both PCHS boys and
competition and that
quickly. That has been a
CEREAL ESCAPED girls teams won their both teams played in big help,” says Pullaw.
MOM
games with scores of 3
zones November 17.
The coach of the HRH
to 2.
Jr. A girls volleyball,
PCHS ranked first with
KILLER!! Edson & District Minor Hockey Association Lori Stang, said that
they are ranked in the
BOX 5101
Edson, AB
T7E 1T3 middle of their league
Please be advised that the following standings, winning
Spread the Best Dirt were lost in our recent raffle: about half of their
Lost: Replaced with: games, while PCHS is
5040 3rd Ave., Edson, AB 723-5787 6831 6840 3421 3430 ranked at the top. “We
8071 8080 5581 5590 are a fairly young team
621 630 8741 8750 comprised of about half Tucker Gray and Layton Smith from PCHS Panters block Justin Breault from
591 600 5591 5600 grade 8's and half grade
601 610 5601 5610 9's”. the Rebels, November 19 at Holy Redeemer Catholic High School. PCHS
VOID - 4861 won 3-2. Photo by Mikaela Kuelfer
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