At what point do you openly volunteer to have a vulcanized rubber ball shot at you? How do you mindfully choose to step in front of hard shot instead of stepping side? Surely I cannot be the only person with those questions when it comes watching a goaltender play lacrosse. I was able to askContinue reading “Asking a Lacrosse Goaltender Some Obvious Questions”
It’s Tuesday and that means lacrosse action! The Miners Lacrosse Summerslam Tournament resumes tonight after an exciting opening week. I was there last week when the tournament opened up and the action was truly non-stop. The wrinkle of no face-offs after each goal guaranteed the flow of the games would be frenetic. Each game featuredContinue reading “Miners Lacrosse Summerslam Action Returns Tonight!”
The next Ginga Ninja Nite Thunder event is being held Saturday August 8th at Castrol Raceway. Ginga Ninja Dirt Promotions is an oval dirt track racing event featuring Late Models, Extreme Sportsman Sprints, NAMS Mini Stocks, 600 CC Micro Sprints, NSA 360 Sprints. It’s okay if you do not know what those car types are,Continue reading “August 8th Ginga Ninja Tickets Go On Sale Tonight!”
We are coming up on some important dates in the uncomfortable situation between Patrick Cassidy’s Edmonton Prospects and Dr. Randy Gregg’s vision for baseball that currently does not include his own baseball team. From within an article by Alberta Dugout Stories, Mr. Cassidy stated: “…we are looking at other options, we are giving ourselves probablyContinue reading “Let’s Talk Baseball – Edmonton Prospects, Dr. Randy Gregg’s Team, Sylvan Lake Gulls”
We have examined the stigma’s surrounding Roller Derby in respect to the pageantry/gamesmanship and perceived level of violence. Today we look at the stereotypes surrounding the crowd at a roller derby event. We also take a positive look at the inclusive nature of Oil City Roller Derby (OCRD) and the sport in general. A) AsContinue reading “Tearing Down the Stigma Surrounding Roller Derby, Part 3”
Part one of tearing down the stigma surrounding Roller Derby was focused on the pageantry/gamesmanship of the sport. Part two will focus on the perception the sport is overly violent. A big thank you to the several members of Oil City Roller Derby (OCRD) who responded to the call to defend their sport. Popular sportsContinue reading “Part Two of Tearing Down the Stigma Surrounding Roller Derby”
When I worked for the Edmonton Rush Lacrosse Club it was eye opening the struggle to sell a new’ish sport to someone who has never watched it before. It was double the struggle to get a new fan to come to a second game if they could not immediately sound knowledgeable about the sport. WellContinue reading “Tearing Down the Stigma Surrounding Roller Derby, Part One”
There is still a chance of baseball in Edmonton in 2020. The Edmonton Collegiate Trappers (ECBC) are still awaiting word from Canadian College Baseball Conference (CCBC) in regards to their pending fall schedule. Instead of re-hashing an old interview with ECBC Head Coach Ethan Elias I reached out to a different voice in the clubhouse.Continue reading “ECBC Connor Burns Interview”
“The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL)provides the opportunity for young men aged 17 to 22 to participate in highly competitive post-high school football that is unique in Canada. The goal of the league is to foster community involvement and yield a positive environment by teaching discipline, perseverance and cooperation. The benefits of the league areContinue reading “Edmonton Wildcats Coach Darcy Park Interview”
Beginning on Tuesday July 21st, Miners Lacrosse proudly presents to you their 4-on-4 Summerslam Tournament! All games will be played at Servus Place in St. Albert with a maximum of 100 fans allowed in attendance due to AHS rules during this pandemic. Social distancing rules will be in effect. Games will be played on TuesdaysContinue reading “Miners Lacrosse Summerslam Tournament Schedule”
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