A lot of hockey in Endmoor Arena

The Endmoor Arena in Byemoor was a busy place on Saturday.

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The Endmoor Arena in Byemoor was a busy place on Saturday. It was the host venue for the North Central Minor Hockey Association’s Female All-Star Showcase.

The Bantam All-Stars squared off at 1 p.m. and the Midget All-Stars followed at 3 p.m. All-Star players came from the Rimbey, Maskwacis, Warburg, Leduc, Camrose, Wainwright, Lacombe-Ponoka, Stettler and Endiang-Byemoor teams.

Local girls from the Endmoor Vipers were well represented on the Midget All-Stars green team. They included Emily Brown, Jesse Jack, Sydney Jack, Ashley Keith and Ally Walker.

Congratulations to the Endmoor girls whose team won the Midget category with a score of 4-3. Well done, girls!

In other hockey news — Saturday morning, prior to the All-Star games, the Mites hockey team played in Byemoor against Delia and were fortunate to post the win.

The Peewees had a good weekend, winning both of their games. They played in Big Valley on Saturday against Eckville winning 19-2 and in Byemoor on Sunday against Alix with a 5-2 win.

Friday evening the Novice Thunder team defeated the Stettler yellow team by a score of 4-2.

The Atom Swordmen lost to Bashaw on Saturday 8-7, in a close game. They rebounded on Sunday with an 8-3 win against Coronation.

It was a busy weekend for local hockey action, and it appears the Endmoor area is producing some promising hockey players.

Mickey Tucker and Carol Stulberg, along with former Endmoor residents Bob and Eileen Green and Gladys Groat, travelled to Calgary on Tuesday on a bus trip to Cowboys Casino. They enjoyed trying their luck along with a fun day of socializing.

Sullivan Lake West Agricultural Society held its annual general meeting on Tuesday evening at the arena. All executive positions will remain the same for another year. Thanks to all those who volunteer their time.

Centrica Energy made a generous donation of $1,000 to the Byemoor School nutrition program. Rob Maginn made the presentation on behalf of the company. A special thank you goes to Centrica Energy for their kind gesture.

We will be welcoming Harold Hunt of Bowden back to our community soon. He is in the process of moving back to the Hunt ranch at Endiang, where his mother Lee Hunt resides.

Gordie Gallagher has been transferred to the Hanna hospital from the hospital in Red Deer. We wish Gordie a speedy return to good health.

Happy 60th birthday wishes to Kate Woelk. She celebrated the special milestone on Sunday with a get-together at her daughter and son-in-law, Theresa and Brian Christie’s home in Endiang.

Others recently celebrating their 60th birthdays include Sheila Buchwitz on Jan. 2 and Lorraine (Gallagher) Peterson on Jan. 8. Happy Birthday, girls.

Congratulations to Ray Mappin and Brandi Newsome on their recent engagement. A May wedding is planned.

Clearview school trustees invite the public to attend a forum in Stettler on Jan. 19 from 6-8:30 p.m. at William E. Hay Composite High School. Trustees are requesting feed-back on possible grade re-configurations at the Stettler schools. The format of the forum is a come-and-go. For more information contact your local school trustee.

Humorous quotes — “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” — Mitch Hedberg