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Last updateThu, 29 Feb 2024 12pm

U18s readying to defend throne

soccer.jpgSecuring yet another convincing win against Didsbury Friday, the Drumheller U18’s are locked in first place in the regular season, with buy-in to the final playoff round.
Dominating the home field on Friday against Didsbury, Drumheller managed to beat the visiting team 10-1, scoring three goals in a matter of minutes near the end of the match.
“We will need to prepare to face whomever comes through in this week’s playoffs,” coach Martin McSween said.

Former Dragons forward picked for All-American team

braden-desmet.jpgFormer Drumheller Dragons player, Braden Desmet was named to the American Hockey Coaches Association’s RBK Division III Men’s All-American Hockey Team in March. The team is selected from about 320 representatives within 16 Universities.
Desmet and teammate, goalie Chad Beiswenger were both singled out for their accomplishments during their regular season with the Wisconsin Superior Yellowjackets. Braden, a junior forward from Strathmore, AB was named to the first team of the West squad along with five other players in the league. Desmet led the Yellowjackets this past season with 15 goals and 20 assists for 35 points. Among his goals were five game-winners. Braden also received honours for the ALL-WIAC Men’s Hockey Team which chooses players from the five Wisconsin teams.

Murphy plays in CTGA Tournament in Drumheller

dsc_0003.jpg Rosebud resident, Gage Murphy (above), took part in the Canadian Junior Golf Tournament at the Dinosaur Trail Golf & Country Club on the weekend. This was number four on an eight tournament schedule according to Jamie Reimer, Alberta Tour Director. Mr. Murphy shot 79-89 and failed to make the countdown. Weather conditions tested players on Sunday, as temperatures at tee-off were in the 5˚ C range with intermittent rain showers.

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