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Ponoka Bantam Broncs named league’s most sportsmanlike team for 4th year

Eight Ponoka Bantam Broncs players were named league all-stars at the Central…

  • Dec 7, 2022

 

Ponoka outdoor rink. (File photo)

Ponoka’s outdoor rink now open

The Outdoor Rink (ODR) next to the Ponoka Arena Complex (4410 54…

 

Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., is set to defend his title at the Canadian Finals Rodeo, which begins Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., is set to defend his title at the Canadian Finals Rodeo, which begins Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Lacombe-based boxer William O’Keefe spends hours each week in rigorous training sessions. Edward Kim photo

Lacombe boxer William O’Keefe’s sights are set on Olympic competitions

‘Whatever you do, do it with 110 percent. Never settle - always be courageous.’

Lacombe-based boxer William O’Keefe spends hours each week in rigorous training sessions. Edward Kim photo
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka Bantam Broncs win semi-final in decisive 58-14 victory

Will travel to Olds for the league championship final this weekend

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Sam Leavitt Photography)

Undefeated Ponoka Bantam Broncs heading into playoffs

Will play semi-final against Strathmore at home Oct. 22

(Sam Leavitt Photography)
Zachary McCord runs downfield during a football game playing for the Stettler Wildcats. (Photo submitted by McCord family)

Stettler mourning the loss of local football star

Zachary McCord, 17, passed away last week

Zachary McCord runs downfield during a football game playing for the Stettler Wildcats. (Photo submitted by McCord family)
Game action on Sept. 17, in Stettler. (Photos by Sam Leavitt Photography)

Ponoka Bantam Broncs rev up for final home game

Broncs regular season record 4-0

  • Oct 7, 2022
Game action on Sept. 17, in Stettler. (Photos by Sam Leavitt Photography)
Darrell and Jean-Anne Nichols at the Ponoka tennis courts. (Photo by Christina Komives/Ponoka News)

Ponoka couple takes home gold in tennis at 55+ games

A Ponoka couple won gold in the tennis 60-65 age division at…

Darrell and Jean-Anne Nichols at the Ponoka tennis courts. (Photo by Christina Komives/Ponoka News)
(Photos by Meagan Yager)
(Photos by Meagan Yager)
(Black Elk Cutting Classic/Krystina Lynn Photography)

PHOTOS: Black Elk Cutting Classic

The Black Elk Fall Spectacular cutting classic was held at the Calnash…

  • Sep 13, 2022
(Black Elk Cutting Classic/Krystina Lynn Photography)
(Photo submitted/Sam Leavitt Photography)
(Photo submitted/Sam Leavitt Photography)
Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)

Local youth will be dancing in Egypt

Kaitlyn Worr has been dancing for as long as she can remember,…

Kaitlyn Worr, 11, dancing in the Central Alberta Dance Festival in May. (Photo submitted)
1D champion. (Photo by Sean Mascaluk/Pro Sports Photography)

ABRA Finals sees good turnout

The Alberta Barrel Racing Association (ABRA) Finals were held Aug. 23rd to…

1D champion. (Photo by Sean Mascaluk/Pro Sports Photography)
Photo by Christina Komives

Ponoka Broncs Fall Football Camp

The slight drizzle didn’t stop the Broncs bantam and senior teams at…

  • Aug 29, 2022
Photo by Christina Komives
Rimbey’s Torrence Clelland in Ontario’s Niagara region for the Canada Summer Games.

Rimbey softball star played for Team Alberta

Torrence Clelland’s love for softball took her all the way to the…

Rimbey’s Torrence Clelland in Ontario’s Niagara region for the Canada Summer Games.
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Black Elk Hockey Camp

A young hockey player celebrates his goal as he swipes on it…

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Spittin Chiclets podcast personality and former professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette signs a bottle of Pink Whitney for a fan at Wine and Beyond Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Red Deer Advocate)
Spittin Chiclets podcast personality and former professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette signs a bottle of Pink Whitney for a fan at Wine and Beyond Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Red Deer Advocate)