The Drumheller Dragons marked the beginning of another season of junior ‘A’ hockey on Sunday, August 23, with the first annual Miner’s Cup intra-squad hockey game when team orange took on black. The Dragons’ first exhibition game is on Friday, August 28 against the Olds Grizzlies. Season ticket holders can pick up their tickets on Wednesday, August 26 at the Canalta head office.
A Standard volleyball player has proven she is at the top of her game at the Canada Games, winning silver in the beach volleyball competition.
Kathryn Moncks, with her partner, Raynell Lavertu, who are also teammates at the University of Calgary, were undefeated all week at the games in Prince Edward Island. Their dominance came to an end in the final as the British Columbia team won two straight sets 21-16, 21-16. The team of Moncks/Lavertu has played together for three years.
A young Drumheller man is moving up the ranks of hockey refereeing, after attending a high caliber training camp this summer.
Tyler Jensen, 19, began officiating hockey when he was playing Minor Hockey at the bantam level. His father Mike was officiating at the time and Tyler became interested. In just six years of officiating, his resume continues to grow and get stronger.
From July 14 to 19, he was in Camrose to attend the Hockey Alberta Official’s Development Camp. There he received professional instruction on how to properly officiate.