Sports News Archives for 2017-05

Bomber AGM Highlights

The Flin Flon Bombers held their annual AGM last night at the Northern room at the Victoria Inn. Head Coach and GM Mike Reagan gave his coach's report and said  there are lots of things to be excited about.

 

Reagan mentioned they had a very successful spring camp in Saskatoon with well over 100 kids attending. Reagan also just got back from a scouting trip in Quebec and Colorado and have verbal commitments from 9 kids who they hope to sign to cards June the 1st.

 

The trade with the Melville Millionaires for Eric Sinclair will be completed by the end of June with the Bombers able to protect two players from the current roster. Melville will get to pick two players left unprotected and will also receive a first round pick from this year's Bantam draft.

 

Brandon Lesko has decided to not return for his 20 year old season and has decided to go to the U of S starting this fall. Bomber trainor Tanner Arnold has also accepted a position with the Moose Jaw Warriors of the WHL and the Bombers will be looking for a replacement a.s.a.p.

 

Flin Flon expect to have between 13 and 14 new players in thie lineup when they start the season in September.

 

Hank Kozar who has been with the organization for the past 15 years will be stepping down as President and thanked all the board members, fans, billets, corporate sponsors and coach's for all  their contributions the past sevearl years.

 

Kozar mentioned that the Bombers have the highest corporate sponsorship in the league and they are the lifeblood of the club.

 

Dave Brooks has also stepped down as Treasurer and has been replaced by Bunny Burke. The club is in good financial shape and have officially paid off their bus and outstanding loan to Greenstone.

 

Tanya Benoit is the new President for a two year term and Noelle and Randi Lindsay are directors for two year terms.

 

Directors for one year terms include: Lisa Tower, Damian Dominey, Danny Haley and Glenn Rideout.

 

 

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Minor Hockey Looking For Coach's

Flin Flon Minor Hockey is accepting applications for the following coach's positions Atom AA, Pee Wee AA,Bantam AA and Midget AA.

 

Applications can be found on the Flin Flon Minor Hockey website and can be e-mailed to flinflonminorhockey@gmail.com or call 271-1916 for more information.

 

Deadline for applications is June the 2nd.

 

Minor Hockey has also filled the two empty positions on their board of directors with Scott Eastman coming back as President and Darin Mansell will be the new Vice President.

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Flin Flon Bomber AGM

The Flin Flon Bombers will be holding their AGM on Tuesday May the 30th , 7pm at the Northern room at the Victoria Inn.

 

The agenda will include a Coach's report, President's report , Treasurer's report as well as questions from the floor and election's for various board positions.

 

For more information contact the Bomber office at 204-687- 4404.

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Kodiaks Release Schedule

The Northern Saskatchewan Football league has released their schedule for 2017. There are some changes this year including all teams playing an extra two games.

 

All teams will play 5 regular season games and one guaranteed seeding game. The top two teams in the regular season will play for the Ralph Pilz Trophy and advance to Provincial play.

 

This will also be the first season in which teams will cross over to the other division for regular season games.

 

The Kodiaks will kick off the year in Laronge on Wednesday Sept the 6th against Senator Myles.

 

Here is their complete schedule:

 

Weds Sept 6th at Laronge.

Thursday Sept 14th VS Sandy Bay

Thursday Sept 21st VS Pinehouse

Thursday Sept 28th at Cumberland House

Wednesday Oct 4th VS Beauval

 

All games start at 4pm and playoffs begin October the 12th.

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Phantom Lake Golf Club AGM

The Phantom Lake Golf Club will be hosting their AGM on Thursday May the 25th, 7 pm at the clubhouse.

 

The meeting will include election of officers, two notices of motion including life memberships and a change to a bylaw. Questions will also be answered from the floor.

 

If you need more information you can contact Chris at the golf club by calling 306-688-5555.

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Play Ball

Flin Flon Creighton Minor Ball kicks off another season starting next week.

 

Blastball will take place at Centoba 4, Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Mosquito at Centoba 1 Monday and Wednesday.

 

Pee Wee at Centoba 1 Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Rookie at Centoba 4 Tuesday and Thursday.

 

T-Ball at Centoba 3 Monday and Wednesday.

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Minor Hockey AGM Highlights

Flin Flon Minor Hockey held their AGM last night in the Northern room at the Victoria Inn. Among the highlights last night included out going President Scott Eastman announcing that he would be sending someone to Winnipeg to become a facilitator to teach Hockey Canada Coaching Clinics locally.

 

This is important because Flin Flon Minor Hockey would have someone available at all times and they would not have to rely on Hockey Manitoba.

 

Flin Flon Minor Hockey is financially sound for the season and numbers continue to grow with projected numbers showing 4-5 teams in Novice, Atom, Pee Wee and 2-3 in Bantam. There also could be a possibility of a team in Midget this season.

 

There were some bylaw changes including who can vote at the AGM, which is now limited to just 1 vote per household. There was also some changes to the way the Disciplinary Committee comes up with decisions on matters.

 

Current President Scott Eastman also announced that he would be stepping down.

 

Here is the board as it stands now:

 

President - Vacant
Vice President - Vacant
Past President - Scott Eastman
Treasurer - Susie Playford
Secretary - Tammy Slugoski
Special Events - Brandi Moore
Fundraising - Kayla Reeves
Volunteer - Carrie Stinton
Ice Scheduler - Travis Rideout
Referee in Chief - Harvey Bolton, Todd Simms
Communications Director - Tauvia Alexander
Coach Coordinator - Tyler Stinton
Hockey D Coordinator - Ryan Bibberdorff
Novice Coordinator - Corey Thompson
Atom Coordinator - Chad Schwartz
Pee Wee Coordinator - Tim Smith
Bantam Coordinator - Pat McKenzie
Midget Coordinator - Vacant
Female Coordinator - Michelle Schwartz
Equipment Manager - Brandi Moore
 
At the Norman meetings three members of FFMHA received recognition.
 
Brandi Moore received Board Member of the Year, Corey Thompson received Coach of the Year and Harvey Bolton received Offical of the Year.

 

 

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Theo Fleury Interview

Theo Fleury is in Flin Flon today to promote his latest book "Conversation With A Rattlesnake" with a special book signing at the library.  He will also be talking to students at Hapnot Collegiate this afternoon and will speak to the rest of the community tonight at 7 at the Hapnot Gym.

 

Theo took some time out of his busy schedule to come by 102.9 CFAR earlier today and we had a chance to talk about his legendary career and what he will  be sharing with the citizens of Flin Flon tonight.

 

You can hear that interview right here.

 

https://soundcloud.com/102-9-cfar-podcasts

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