Lacoka hosts celebratory games

Lacoka’s lacrosse teams epitomized graciousness and sportsmanship during the 10 year anniversary celebration held over the weekend.

Ben Arifin races to take a shot during Lacoka’s 10 year celebration which ran April 26 to 28.

Ben Arifin races to take a shot during Lacoka’s 10 year celebration which ran April 26 to 28.

Lacoka’s lacrosse teams epitomized graciousness and sportsmanship during the 10 year anniversary celebration held over the weekend.

“I think all of our teams represented our association very well,” said Wes Amendt, public relations director and head coach for the junior team.

Amendt said lacrosse is a rough sport and the players get excited, but there was never any bad behaviour.

Every team except the midget A team, which was away for the weekend at a tournament where they placed fourth, took part in the tournament style celebration.

“It’s just a positive way to celebrate lacrosse and the way it’s grown in our community,” said Amendt. “I think overall it was just a positive, fun atmosphere here today.”

Amendt also received an outstanding service award for his unwavering devotion to the program during the celebration.

Lacoka Lacrosse 10 year anniversary celebration results:

The Locos junior team beat the Red Deer Renegades 13-6 and lost to the Strathmore Venom 10-9.

Bantam Locos won their game against Kneehill Bulldogs 10-1.

The midget B team lost to the Olds Stingers 9-3 and beat the Stettler Midgets 8-2.

The novice team lost to Didsbury 8-4 and to the other Lacoka novice team 9-4.