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P.A. Bears defenceman Brooke Hobson sticks with Battlefords Sharks forward Alyssa Roach in last year’s regular season. The 2017-18 schedule for P.A. begins against the Sharks at home on Oct. 7 and 8.
P.A. Bears defenceman Brooke Hobson sticks with Battlefords Sharks forward Alyssa Roach in last year’s regular season. The 2017-18 schedule for P.A. begins against the Sharks at home on Oct. 7 and 8. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Defending champion Northern Bears 2017-18 schedule released

By Nathan Kanter
July 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

The defending champion Prince Albert Northern Bears will kick off their 2017-18 Saskatchewan Midget Female AAA Hockey League season with home games against the Battlefords Sharks, who they knocked out of the first round of the playoffs last year.

Janice Boucher rides horse Jacs Golden Freckles she borrowed from Nicole Finkler of Germany (left two photos). Boucher stands alongside Lauren Barwick on the podium after finishing first in the team event at the 2017 World Para Reining International Championship in Ermelo, Netherlands on Thursday.
Janice Boucher rides horse Jacs Golden Freckles she borrowed from Nicole Finkler of Germany (left two photos). Boucher stands alongside Lauren Barwick on the podium after finishing first in the team event at the 2017 World Para Reining International Championship in Ermelo, Netherlands on Thursday. Submitted photos.

P.A.’s Boucher triumphantly returns to winning world gold

By Jeff D'Andrea
July 7, 2017 - 3:00pm

Janice Boucher is already in the Prince Albert Sports Hall of Fame, and now she may have to be re-inducted for her success in another sport.

Three years after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, Boucher found her way back to the top of the podium on the world stage.

The Predators with their season ending awards. (Back row, left to right), Scott Tillmans, Brandon Tillmans, Carson Remy, and Brendan Beaulac. (Front row) Kurtis Peifer, Ashton Hall, Jordan McDougall, and Travis Dryka. (Absent, Tanner Vancoughnett)
The Predators with their season ending awards. (Back row, left to right), Scott Tillmans, Brandon Tillmans, Carson Remy, and Brendan Beaulac. (Front row) Kurtis Peifer, Ashton Hall, Jordan McDougall, and Travis Dryka. (Absent, Tanner Vancoughnett) Jeff D'Andrea/paNOW Staff

Preds still sticking together at awards banquet

By Jeff D'Andrea
July 5, 2017 - 9:22pm

As is the case at this time every year, the Prince Albert Predators junior lacrosse team held their awards banquet at Kachur’s Golf Course on Wednesday. But this was the first time Tyson Fetch ran the ceremonies as the Preds’ head coach.

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