Local Sports

Ponoka’s Pete Hall earns Dave Simanton Volunteer of the Year Award

Ponoka Minor Hockey announced Pete Hall last week as the volunteer of the year

Top Gun Horse Sale in Ponoka corrals large audience

Fifth annual sale saw tremendous selling prices along a building bursting crowd

Ponoka’s Weir looks back with the Golden Seals

Stan Weir lasted three years with the California Golden Seals before playing with the Oilers

Sylvan Lake Yettis eye playoffs as season begins

The Sylvan Lake Yettis began their season in Calgary on April 14, followed by a home game, April 15

Ponoka folks show solidarity for Humboldt

Schools, offices & folks showed their support for the Humboldt Broncos on Humboldt Strong Jersey Day

Ponoka’s Andrew Jones earns Scott Builders scholarship

Jones was awarded the scholarship Wednesday morning during a Karl Subban talk

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Broncs senior boys land playoff berth
Ponoka Warriors Volleyball
Fans support Rebels

Lacoka Locos lacrosse sees increase in player numbers

Ponoka and area lacrosse association prepping for season opening tournament

Show jumping is a growing sport in Canada

Ponoka’s Calnash Ag Event Centre was busy over the weekend with equine show jumpers

Central Alberta Buccaneers gearing up for 2018 season

New logo, uniforms and field highlight a promising season for the senior football club

Rigger Jason Chatwood to lead St. Joseph Baseball Academy

Chatwood previously played for the NCAA’s Gonzaga Bulldogs

3D archery and more planned for Ponoka Fish and Game

The club has almost 680 members and a Zone 3 meeting is set for April 8.

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Atom, Novice teams invade central Alberta arenas

Ponoka was one of the hosts for the Tournament of Champions, which is all about the kids

PHOTO: Ponoka athlete receives university leadership award

Volleyball athlete Kaitlin Lomas earns Thompson Rivers University leadership athletic 2017-18 award

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Update on 2019 Canada Winter Games calls for volunteers

Pitch made to region during Ponoka and District Chamber of Commerce lunch

Cinch Spring Thaw brings hundreds to Ponoka

Thousands of dollars in prize money was handed out at the annual timed rodeo event challenge

Ponoka’s midget hockey clubs unable to reach for a provincial title

Laocka Warriors fall in semi-final, midget Wolves go winless in pool play

UPDATE: Sylvan Lake to host international hockey game

The NexSource Centre will host the USA vs Slovakia game of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup

New book turns heads with quirky stories of NHL’s infamous failed franchise

The California Golden Seals were best known for white skates, but there’s a lot more in a new book

PHOTO: Ponoka Colts finish off their minor hockey season

Ponoka Minor Hockey’s youngest team capped off the year with a fun send off

  • Mar 26th, 2018

Provincials proved challenging for Ponoka’s atom McDonalds

The team left provincials with a win and a strong spirit of teamwork