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Last updateWed, 15 Aug 2018 3pm

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.

Drumheller Reds undefeated champs at weekend tourney

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The Drumheller Reds steamrolled over the competition at a Crossfield tournament this weekend, sweeping four teams on their route to gold.

The team of 10-11 year olds beat Carstairs 10-4, Crossfield 11-1, Didsbury 10-7, and Delburne 8-1 in the finals.

Coach Kim Moulton says the team has a 9-1 record with one game of the season remaining.

“We’ve been pretty strong this year and it’s been working well with lots of improvements,” Moulton says. “They’re real good teammates who don’t get down on each other and are always helping each other out.”

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