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Ponoka Storm hit the pitch for short, modified season

After it was announced on June 7 that sports teams could return…

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Bantam Broncs head coach: ‘It’s obvious they missed football’

Bantam Broncs make the most of two-game mini season

The Sylvan Lake Gulls show off the home jerseys (white) and their way jerseys at the Gulls Media Day on June 17, before the season opener. Following the media day, the team took to the field for their first practise. (Photo by Megan Roth/Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake Gulls ready to throw first pitch as construction continues

The Gulls inaugural season kicks off June 18 with a game against the Edmonton Prospects

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Ponoka Aquaplex reopens on June 14 with restrictions

With the launch of Stage 2 of Alberta’s ‘Open for Summer Plan’,…

  • Jun 10, 2021
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Ponoka Splash Park opens for the season May 29

The Ponoka Splash Park is reopening for the season on Saturday, May…

  • May 28, 2021
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PHOTOS: reined cow horse show

Cutting cows: The Northern Alberta Reined Cow Horse Club held their cutting…

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Ponoka resident drafted to the CFL in the first round

Cole Nelson, 24, was the fifth pick, selected by the Edmonton Football Team

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Restrictions a mixed bag for local Ponoka golf courses

Golf courses in COVID-19 hot spots across the province have felt the…

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Ponoka’s fourth annual Walk ‘N’ Roll challenge has begun

Get ready to park your car, lace up your sneakers, and walk,…

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Ponoka County volunteer walks for education in Kenya, East Africa

Ponoka County resident Mary Therese Sproule Manuel, 70, chose to become the…

  • May 3, 2021
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Rimbey Rodeo cancelled for second year in a row

Central Alberta Rodeo Association had to make the tough decision to cancel upcoming rodeo events

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Roos adds size and skill to RDC volleyball Queens

Women’s volleyball in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has reached the point…

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Ponoka Pool Sharks Kailyn Bartley breaks for home in the 50m butterfly Dec. 7 at the Ponoka Aquaplex as part of the Cookie Classic swim meet. She earned a bronze medal and set a new personal best, earning a cookie for the effort.
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Town will re-open pool for limited public use as planned

Aquaplex not impacted by moving back to Step 1

Ponoka Pool Sharks Kailyn Bartley breaks for home in the 50m butterfly Dec. 7 at the Ponoka Aquaplex as part of the Cookie Classic swim meet. She earned a bronze medal and set a new personal best, earning a cookie for the effort.
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Cassandra Klinger is a volleyball player from St. Augustine School. The athlete will join the Vikings in the fall of 2021. (Photo Submitted)

Ponoka student to sign to join Augustana’s volleyball team

Cassandra Klinger will join the Vikings volleyball team fall of 2021

Cassandra Klinger is a volleyball player from St. Augustine School. The athlete will join the Vikings in the fall of 2021. (Photo Submitted)
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Town’s outdoor skating facilities closing down

Trail extension announced for the summer

  • Mar 5, 2021
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Calumet Curling Club wins $20k in 50/50 draw at Scotties

Small curling club between Ponoka and Bashaw wins big

  • Mar 5, 2021
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Improvements and maintenance underway at Ponoka pool

The Ponoka Aquaplex is undergoing extensive maintenance and improvements as part of…

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Football Alberta recognizes Ponoka coach with award of merit

Bantam Broncs head coach Todd Lewis selected for his dedication to the sport, his team during COVID

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