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AFL season approaches as Buccaneers play intra-squad game

The Central Alberta Buccaneers played their intra-squad game at MEGlobal Athletic Park in Lacombe last Saturday. As the Bucs approach the start of the Alberta Football League season, head coach Fred…

Viking Projects to sponsor the 2019 Allan Cup in Lacombe

The Lacombe Generals had a pretty successful season last year, and exciting plans are in order for the upcoming season, including hosting the 2019 Allan Cup. Tuesday morning, GM Jeff McInnis made the…

'Fight for Hope' Raised at least $40k, Lacombe Boxer Raised the Most

The 2nd annual 'Fight for Hope' up in Grande Prairie this past Saturday is shaping up to be a huge success, with the final fundraisers numbers still being counted, and all proceeds going towards the…

Sylvan Lake Hockey Player Excited for Alberta Cup

Action starts this morning (April 26th) at the 2018 Alberta Cup, with the top 2003-born male hockey players from across the province hitting the ice in Spruce Grove. Jayden Henderson is a forward out…

Generals Look Ahead To 20th Season And Hosting Allan Cup

With their second season in Lacombe behind them, the Generals are really starting to feel at home as they look ahead to their 20th year as an organization. Generals GM Jeff McInnis says it’s great to…

Local Boxer Taking on Kids Cancer at 'Fight for Hope' Bout

Boxers from across the province and from all age groups are heading to Grande Prairie on April 28th for the 2nd annual 'Fight for Hope', a fundraiser put on by a local father after his son was…

Battle River Shock wins first game of season in Lacombe

The Battle River Shock earned its first win of the season in the Capital District Minor Football Association on Saturday with a 31-30 win over Fort McMurray. With the victory at MEGlobal Athletic…

Highs & Lows For Lacombe Generals This Season

Another season has come and gone for the Lacombe Generals and with it came the highs of winning league and provincial championships and the low of missing out on a fourth Allan Cup. Being a few days…

Stoney Creek Defeats Lacombe To Win Allan Cup

The Lacombe Generals finished their season on a heartbreaking note Saturday night, dropping a 7-4 decision to the Stoney Creek Generals in the 2018 Allan Cup final. Lacombe struck first early in the…

Generals Vs Generals In The Allan Cup Final Tonight

It will be an all Generals final at the 2018 Allan Cup Championship in Rosetown, Saskatchewan tonight. The Lacombe Generals defeated the Elsipogtog Hawks in their semifinal game last night 4-1, while…

Generals Face Hawks In Allan Cup Semifinal Tonight

The Lacombe Generals are just two wins away from their fourth Allan Cup title. The team earned a bye to the semifinals of the tournament, finishing first in their round robin division with a tie…

Lacombe Minor Ball Preparing for Upcoming Season Indoors

(Lacombe Minor Baseball is hosting tryouts inside this week for a new Mosquito AA Team - last night (April 11th) tryouts were held at Lacombe Upper Elementary School, they continue tonight at the…

Generals Earn Bye to Semi-Finals at Allan Cup

The Lacombe Generals found the back of the net in all 3 periods last night (April 11th) to cruise to a 5-3 win over the Stoney Creek Generals from Ontario at the Allan Cup in Rosetown. It means the…

Generals play to 1-1 tie with Rosetown

The Lacombe Generals and Rosetown Redwings played to a 1-1 tie last night (April 10th) at the Allan Cup, the 3rd tie of the tournament. (Lacombe Generals vs Rosetown Redwings - courtesy Emmett Shortt…

Lacombe Generals in Rosetown, Sask. for 2018 Allan Cup

The Allan Cup tournament begins today in Rosetown, Sask. and by Tuesday night, the Lacombe Generals will play their first round robin game against the Rosetown Red Wings. On Wednesday, they will play…

Senior AA men's hockey team being created in Sylvan Lake

A group in Sylvan Lake is starting a senior AA men's hockey team to play in the North Central Hockey League. They've already decided that the team will be named, the Sylvan Lake Pirates and are…

Generals Begin Quest For 4th Allan Cup

The stage is set for the 2018 Allan Cup Championship in Rosetown, Saskatchewan. The field of six teams features the Lacombe Generals, the Stoney Creek Generals and the Rosetown Redwings in Division 1…

Local Golfers Won't be Hitting the Links Anytime Soon

This latest cold snap and the dump of snow over the Easter long weekend has left local golf courses in a bit of a holding pattern when it comes to the new season. General Manager and Head Golf…

Red Deer Rebels head into off-season

Red Deer Rebels head coach and general manager Brent Sutter addressed the media one final time this season and said he was proud of how the team managed to claw into the WHL playoffs despite long…

Lacombe Generals Try For 4th Allan Cup Without Captain

The Lacombe Generals are once again off to another Allan Cup Championship tournament. Unfortunately, a fixture of the team for the last several years will not be joining them. Team captain Don…

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