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AJHL lays out 2009-2010 schedule at AGM


    Despite the warming spring weather, many still have hockey on the brain as the Alberta Junior Hockey league announced the 2010 playoff schedule, and laid down all the details of the upcoming season at its annual general meeting.
The AJHL held its 2009 Annual General Meeting on May 30 in Red Deer.  The Alberta Junior Hockey League is entering its 46th season.
    The board laid down playoff dates and February 25, 2010, round one will begin. The league championship series will commence April 2, 2010. The Doyle Cup series will begin on April 16, and the RBC Cup is scheduled for May 1-9 in Dauphin Manitoba. Exhibition play will be announced come July.

Lacrosse action heats up over weekend

lacrosse.jpgThe Drumheller Lacrosse teams had another fast paced weekend after enjoying the long weekend break. 
First the Midget Raptors took on Red Deer M2 in Drumheller on Thursday, May 21.  The boys ended up losing the game 8-2 but saw plenty of action on the floor. 
Saturday afternoon saw the Bantam team enjoying a more even match-up with Lacoka B1, managing to keep the score tied up for most of the game.  
With only eight runners, these boys ran out of steam and ended up losing 12-9 in the end.  
The Pee-wee team also had a game against Lacoka and managed to edge by the Loco’s with a score of 5-3, putting on a gripping show for the hometown crowd.

U18 soccer takes another win at home, undefeated this season

soccer.jpgThe Drumheller Under 18 soccer team is now 3 and 0 this season, with another win over Bowden on Thursday, May 14.
Braving the cold winds to shutout Bowden 4-0, a first for the team’s goalie, the U18s are starting to take shape into a dominating soccer team with good chances to making finals.
The U18s beat Three Hills 6-1 on May 12.
“We have a skilled team this year,” said coach Martin McSween. “We are hoping to be in the finals again for the district this year but we will be taking each game as a new challenge one game at a time.”

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