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The WWCFL held its inaugural season in 2011 and has grown in size
since then. The Steel has seen good growth as well, but are always
looking to bolster their ranks.
“We’re one of the smaller teams in the league, so we’re always look-
ing for new players,” said Sellers. “We usually have between 25 to 28
players, but ideally we would like to be over 30.”
Being introduced to the game of tackle football can be a daunting
task for those unfamiliar with the game. However, Sellers says Steel
players do their best to provide some information and show recruits
the ins and outs of football.
“When I rst joined I found it very intimidating,” said Sellers. “But we
always have our veterans there to show how things are done and
show that we’re very welcoming and positive.”
Players must be over the age of 16 to play, but that’s really the only
restriction. The Steel have had players from 17 to over 50, and with a
wide range of experience in football.
“We’ve had lots of players who had no experience at all who have
ended up being on the team for a number of years.”
The Steel have also produced some players who have been rec-
ognized for their skill on the gridiron. Sellers, along with Alex Babi-
arz-Graveline, Wendy Iwaasa and Kendall Bowes recently attended
Team Canada tryouts and impressed on the national stage.
“It was amazing and we did really well,” said Sellers. “All of the girls
gave a real good showing for Lethbridge.”
Practices for the Steel’s upcoming season begin at the end of Febru-
ary with games beginning in May and running through June.
The practice and information nights will be held Jan 12 and 26, from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of the Assumption School. For more
information head to www.lethbridgesteelfootball.com
Steel sends four to Team Canada tryouts
Lethbridge Bantam AA Hurricanes are taking home the bronze trophy after a 3-1 win over North Shore Winter Academy in the 49th Kamloops International Bantam
Ice Hockey Tournament which is one of the most prestigious international tournaments in the world!
The Hurricanes went 2 and 1 in round robin to win the quarter nal 8-3. An exciting but heartbreaking 5-4 semi nal loss to Alaska after sudden death overtime that
led to a sudden death shoot out, put them in the consolation game!
The Hurricanes Coaches Gabe Mabin, Devery Edmonds, Grifn Pacholzuk-Fisher, Guy LaPointe, and Ron Preddy
Players: Joel Mabin, Luke Preddy, Colt Brown, Easton Weasel Head, Cole Larocque, RJ Loo, Marshall Finnie, Nathan Bohmer, Evan Merriman, Nate LaPointe, Tyson
Perkins, Logan Kowal, Brody Tallman, Jaden Tsui, Tyler Palmer
Tyler Palmer was also named to the All-Star team as the tournament’s top goaltender.