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Left to right, Jason Lunn, LAPA project manager and treasurer, Murray Cunningham, president and CEO of Scotts Builders, Val Yaremchuk LCHS principal, Luci Henry, school trustee board chair, Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Red Deer/Lacombe, Darren Berg, LAPA past president and MEGlobal liaison, Cora Hoekstra, deputy mayor of Lacombe, Barb Shepherd, Lacombe County Reeve, and Tim De Ruyck, WCPS superintendent. (Mime Photography)

Phase one complete at Lacombe athletic park

Local dignitaries gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of…

  • May 12, 2022
(File photo)

Girls rugby returns to Lacombe after two-year break

After a two-year break, the École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School (ESLCHS)…

Lacombe Athletic Park Association (LAPA) Left to right, LAPA Treasurer Jason Lunn, LAPA President Jay Adamson, MEGlobal Communications Specialist Scott Maetche, EQUATE CEO Naser Aldousari, MEGlobal Public Relations Manager Trish Thompson, MEGlobal VP of Manufacturing Rocco Schurink, EQUATE VP of Operations Ned Issa, MEGlobal P2 Production Leader, LAPA Liaison to ME Global Darren Berg. (Submitted)

Lacombe Athletic Park Association completes Phase 1 expansion at MEGlobal Athletic Park

The Lacombe Athletic Park Association (LAPA) will celebrate the completion of the…

  • Apr 27, 2022
(Lacombe Minor Football Facebook)

Lacombe minor football teams ready to hit the field

Lacombe Minor Football is hoping to round up a few more players…

(Lacombe Minor Football Facebook)
The Lacombe Curling Club 65+ mixed curling team won gold medals with a 5-0 record at the 55+ winter games recently held in Edmonton. The team will represent Alberta at the 2022 55+ summer games in Kamloops Aug. 23-26.

Another gold medal for Lacombe

The Lacombe Curling Club 65+ mixed curling team won gold medals with…

  • Apr 20, 2022
The Lacombe Curling Club 65+ mixed curling team won gold medals with a 5-0 record at the 55+ winter games recently held in Edmonton. The team will represent Alberta at the 2022 55+ summer games in Kamloops Aug. 23-26.
Amanda Hatto has served as the ice allocator for the past six years and as zone 4 President was awarded the honour. (Submitted)

Ringette awards close out the season in Lacombe

On April 7, Lacombe Ringette held its end-of-year banquet marking the official…

  • Apr 14, 2022
Amanda Hatto has served as the ice allocator for the past six years and as zone 4 President was awarded the honour. (Submitted)
The Lacombe Senior AA Generals won the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships over the weekend in Fort Sasktachewan. (Photo courtesy of NCHL)

Lacombe Senior AA Generals win provincial championship

The Lacome Senior AA Generals were out for redemption at the 2022…

  • Apr 13, 2022
The Lacombe Senior AA Generals won the Hockey Alberta Provincial Championships over the weekend in Fort Sasktachewan. (Photo courtesy of NCHL)
Carly Letourneau at Precision Gymnastics. (Shaela Dansereau)

Wetaskiwin gymnast competes on home soil

17-year-old Carly Letourneau is set on being the first gymnast in the Wetaskiwin Hall of Fame

Carly Letourneau at Precision Gymnastics. (Shaela Dansereau)
Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens at the Falun Female Frozen Challenge in December 2021. (Submitted)

Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens finish season at Provincials

The female hockey team won gold at Edmonton Minor Hockey Week and league playoffs this year

Wetaskiwin U15 Ice Queens at the Falun Female Frozen Challenge in December 2021. (Submitted)
The Lacombe Edge, U19B ringette team finished off their season in Airdrie on March 27.
(Submitted)

Lacombe Edge’s golden ringette season

The Lacombe Edge U19B has finished their golden season. The ringette team…

  • Apr 4, 2022
The Lacombe Edge, U19B ringette team finished off their season in Airdrie on March 27.
(Submitted)
Former Lacombe ringette players, Jamie Bell, Dailyn Bell, Emily Otto, Gillian Dreger, and Melissa Misutka stood on the blue line for the national anthem with the Lacombe Edge U6 ringette team on March 19. (Submitted)

Ringette weekend in Lacombe

Five former Lacombe ringette players stood on the blue line for the…

  • Mar 23, 2022
Former Lacombe ringette players, Jamie Bell, Dailyn Bell, Emily Otto, Gillian Dreger, and Melissa Misutka stood on the blue line for the national anthem with the Lacombe Edge U6 ringette team on March 19. (Submitted)
Lacombe’s Team Wyatt competed won the A Final of the Sylvan Lake U15 Bonspiel over the March 5 weekend. They finished with a record of 3-1 to earn the championship title. Left to right; Hailey Jackson, Sienna Bennett, Cassie Walgenbach, Sierra Wyatt and their coach, Tim Wyatt. (Submitted)

Lacombe curlers bring home championship

Lacombe’s Team Wyatt competed won the A Final of the Sylvan Lake…

  • Mar 8, 2022
Lacombe’s Team Wyatt competed won the A Final of the Sylvan Lake U15 Bonspiel over the March 5 weekend. They finished with a record of 3-1 to earn the championship title. Left to right; Hailey Jackson, Sienna Bennett, Cassie Walgenbach, Sierra Wyatt and their coach, Tim Wyatt. (Submitted)
Maddison Pearman skates in the 1500m during the ISU speed skating World Cup at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, AB on December 12, 2021. (Photo by Dave Holland/Speed Skating Canada)

Ponoka’s Maddison Pearman finishes 26th in Women’s 1,000 metres final at Olympics

Central Alberta speedskater Maddison Pearman finished 26th in the women’s 1,000-metre race…

Maddison Pearman skates in the 1500m during the ISU speed skating World Cup at the Olympic Oval in Calgary, AB on December 12, 2021. (Photo by Dave Holland/Speed Skating Canada)
The Lacombe Athletic Park Association welcomed Edmonton Eskimo Tanner Green and Olympic Athlete Jessica O’Connell to their annual Gala in 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Athletic Park invites you to the ‘grooviest’ gala

The Lacombe Athletic Park Association (LAPA) will be hosting the ‘grooviest’ party…

The Lacombe Athletic Park Association welcomed Edmonton Eskimo Tanner Green and Olympic Athlete Jessica O’Connell to their annual Gala in 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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Lacombe Edge ringette team claim gold

The Lacombe Edge brought home the gold medal from their trip to…

  • Jan 31, 2022
(Submitted)
Skiers enjoy the Medicine Hill Ski Lodge in1971. (Medicine Hill Ski Lodge file photo)

Medicine Lodge awaits snow to begin 60th season

The Medicine Lodge ski hill still needs a few inches of snow…

Skiers enjoy the Medicine Hill Ski Lodge in1971. (Medicine Hill Ski Lodge file photo)
The Blackfalds Bulldogs were announced as the host of the 2022 AJHL Showcase by the league on Thursday. ( BYRON HACKETT/Black Press)

The Blackfalds Bulldogs hosting the 2022 AJHL Showcase.

The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be hosting the 2022 Alberta Junior Hockey League…

  • Jan 25, 2022
The Blackfalds Bulldogs were announced as the host of the 2022 AJHL Showcase by the league on Thursday. ( BYRON HACKETT/Black Press)
Bentley U13 Canucks brought home gold from their trip to Coaldale over the Jan. 22 weekend. (submitted)

Gold for Bentley

Bentley U13 Canucks brought home gold from their trip to Coaldale over…

  • Jan 24, 2022
Bentley U13 Canucks brought home gold from their trip to Coaldale over the Jan. 22 weekend. (submitted)
This will be the sixth year of the Jake Saufert Annual Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, organized in his memory. (Submitted)

Sixth year of the Jake Saufert fishing derby

Raising awareness and funds for mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

This will be the sixth year of the Jake Saufert Annual Memorial Ice Fishing Derby, organized in his memory. (Submitted)
Shannon Bruns was the recipient of the 2021 Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the Year (Submitted)

Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the Year awarded

The recipient of the 2021 Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the…

Shannon Bruns was the recipient of the 2021 Baseball Alberta, Off Field Manager of the Year (Submitted)