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Josef Jacobson is a reporter with the Prince Albert Daily Herald. You can reach him at 306-764-4276 ext. 247, by email at josef.jacobson@paherald.sk.ca or on Twitter @josefjacobson89.

‘We can compete with the best’

Prince Albert Astros finish fourth at U16 nationals The Prince Albert U16 Astros fell just shy of a podium finish at the Canadian Softball Championships in Cobourg, Ont. this past weekend, ending the competition in fourth place. The Astros had a strong start, knocking off Ontario’s...

‘Showcasing their talents’

Prince Albert players moving forward following SaskFirst hockey camps The Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) has announced its U16 male and U18 female fall camp and U16 female Team Saskatchewan lineups following weeklong skills camps in Wilcox, Sask., and 11 Prince Albert players made the cut. The...

A celebrated sportswoman

Sask. Sport names P.A. equestrian Athlete of the Month for July Prince Albert equestrian Janice Boucher has been named Athlete of the Month for July 2017 by Sask. Sport, an organization that promotes and supports sports in the province. The Saskatchewan Horse Federation nominated Boucher for...

Finding the right pieces

Prince Albert Mintos feel confident heading into training camp With most of the lineup already in place for the 2017-18 Prince Albert Mintos, competition will be tough at the team’s upcoming training camp. Around 45 young hockey players from around the province will descend on the...

The charge continues

P.A. Whiskey Jacks defeat Saskatoon Gophers 33-14 at home on Friday night The Prince Albert Whiskey Jacks put on an offensive showcase for their home fans on Friday night. Tuks Ratuki scored two tries and added three converts to help lead the Whiskey Jacks to a...

Discovering one’s story

Library writer-in-residence provides guidance for aspiring wordsmiths Twice a week, Lynda Monahan sits in her temporary office in the basement of the John M. Cuelenaere Library and gives advice and criticism to aspiring writers. She might meet with a playwright one hour, a short story...

Championship tests local golfers

Saskatchewan golfers eliminated from medal contention at men’s amateur nationals Team Saskatchewan came away empty handed at the 113th Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship in Toronto this week. Eight Saskatchewan golfers, including Prince Albert’s Cory Selander and Danny Klughart, participated in the event, but none finished...

Ready to race

Annual Frank Dunn Triathlon brings 152 runners to Waskesiu this weekend The Frank Dunn Toyota Triathlon is returning to Waskesiu for the 36th time on Sunday, and although all the runners have already registered, race director Mark Nagy said volunteers are still welcome to help...

Developing new skills

Female hockey camp returns to Prince Albert Al Dyer says female hockey is growing in Prince Albert, and as a member of the North Female Hockey Program committee, he’s hoping that more local girls have the chance to grow and excel in the sport. “There is...

Defending the title

P.A. golfer still the champ at Men’s Northern Golf Tournament Brett Henry wrapped up his golf season on Monday afternoon by defending his championship title at the 96th Northern Men’s Golf Tournament at Cook Municipal Golf Course. Henry matched up with 2009 winner Martin Ring in...

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