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World Cup soccer fans enjoy England win over Sweden

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Yavis Family Restaurant served up some FIFA world soccer fun for England’s quarter final 2-0 win over Sweden Saturday morning. Pictured is Richard Jones, Colin Jones, Karlie Jones, Kerrie Halpin, Craig Burskov, Giles Moore, Luke Barton, Sarah Burskov, and Shawna Woodland. They joined millions of soccer fans all over the world as the FIFA World Cup moves to the semi-finals. Who will be in the final?


Lovsin lands in Jamaica for athletics invitational

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Former Drumheller resident and track and field hurdler Julia Lovsin, top row fourth from left, landed in Kingston this morning for the Jamaican U18 Invitational competition. She will be representing Canada on June 30 and July 1 in the 400 metre hurdle event. Julia resides in Stony Plain but is the daughter of former Drumheller Freson Bros. manager Doug Lovsin, who is there supporting her. Check back here for results once they come available or visit the Athletics Canada website.

 

AJHL releases 2018-2019 league schedule

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While we are literally only days into summer, Dragons fans can start looking forward to the 2018-2019 AJHL season.

The league has released the coming season’s schedule. This will be the 55th consecutive season for the league and it all starts August 19 where teams will be playing a 50 game preseason.

The Dragons will get a taste of preseason action in a tournament in Camrose, August 29-31, taking on Sherwood Park,  Fort McMurray, and Drayton Valley.

    On September 5 the Dragons host an interleague game versus the Kindersley Klippers of the  SJHL.

   Opening night for the Drumheller Dragons is Friday, September 14 when the team hosts the Brooks Bandits.

September will conclude with the 12th Annual AJHL Showcase in Camrose, Alberta from September 27– 29.

In February 2019, the AJHL will celebrate Family Day with seven games scheduled for Monday, February 18th.  Host teams will provide great family day entertainment, post-game skates, special in-game promotions and pre-game activities.

   The 2019 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs will open on Thursday, March 7th, 2019.   The top team in each division will receive a first-round bye. The Viterra AJHL South Division and Viterra AJHL North Division will playoff to determine a divisional champion at the conclusion of Round Three.  The North Division Champion and the South Division Champion will then compete in the Inter Pipeline Cup Final.