|Bandits 2-1 in pre-season play|
With 17 goals in three games the Brooks Bandits Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) team is off to a terrific start in the season.
The team went 2-1 during their three game road trip to the Okotoks Oilers annual preseason tournament.
AJHL rivals Okotoks Oilers, Drumheller Dragons and Calgary Mustangs participated.
“It’s good to see some of the old guys and their habits. With the new guys there’s a long way to go with their habits so it’s good but it’s preseason hockey so it’s pretty scrappy yet,” said Bandits head coach Ryan Papaioannou. Full Story >
|Barracuda swimmers earn provincial meet medals|
The Brooks Barracudas ended their swimming season on a high note. They attended the ASSA Provincials in Edmonton from Aug. 14 -16.
The club sent 17 swimmers which was its biggest group since the mid 1980s.
Swimmers ranging from ages 8-16, competed in relay and individual events. They collected four gold medals, one bronze medal and a lot of personal best times. All the swimmers proudly represented Brooks. It was a great weekend, said coach Steven Maychak.
The following are team results for the Barracudas at provincials. Full Story >
|New peewee football season now underway|
Preparation for a new peewee football season began last Tuesday with youngsters registering and picking up equipment.
The first practice for the new season was held last Thursday.
As with last year, the peewee Badgers will play exhibition games against a number of Southern Alberta teams.
The object is to give Brooks and area players a variety of teams to play against, said coordinator Darcy Hemsing. Full Story >
|Sensational summer for Maddy Marshall|
Lady Buffalo volleyball player Maddy Marshall spent much of her summer on the volleyball court which bodes well for a verbal commitment from the Grade 11 student to the University of Montana.
The 16-year-old was selected from over 100 youth for the Team Alberta midget volleyball team and earned a silver at the Canadian Championships in Richmond, B.C. Full Story >