Joel Martin signs NHL Deal

 

Joel Martin, Three Hills native, signed a National Hockey League (NHL) contract with the New York Islanders on February 4, 2011.
Since age seven, Martin has had a passion for the sport. His career has only progressed with time, starting in 2000, when he signed on with Lethbridge's Western Hockey League team. When he was 18, Martin made the move to the Calgary Hitmen, ending his junior career there.
The 28 year-old professional goalie has been all over the map, with his latest team being the O

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Hillside Lanes League Bowling results for the week of Jan. 24-27.
Trochu Seniors
Ladies: High single - Dianne Haworth 197, Alice Moore 182; High triple - Dianne Haworth 494, Ruby Sailer 475. Men: High single - Jim Sailer 215, Art Giesbrecht 137; High triple - Jim Sailer 588, Art Giebrecht 375.
Monday Mixed
Ladies: High single - Marie Sept 227, Sandra Lovstrom 205; High triple - Marie Sept 615, Sandra Lovstrom 545. Men: High single - John Kamphuis 235, Shawn Kopjar 215; High triple - Jon Sept 629

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Neons host Fun Meet
In spite of all the snow that fell on Friday, 22 swimmers made their way to the Three Hills Aquatic Centre on Saturday, January 29 for a Fun Meet. The Olds Rapids and the Sylvan Lake Nauticals had been to Three Hills before, but this was the first time we hosted the Stettler Swim Club. Everyone in attendance had a great time.
Fun meets are designed to introduce young swimmers to competition. The beginner swimmers were allowed to use floatation devices to help them complete a 25M swim, or they c

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Thrashers claim two victories over Flyers
The Three Hills Thrashers claimed two more victories over the weekend, defeating the High River Flyers 6-4 and 4-1 in a home and home series.
Friday night, as the snow flew, the Thrashers travelled to High River and showed no signs of road weariness getting out to a quick lead in the opening minutes. Corbin Weston scored his team-leading 25th goal of the season less than two minutes into the game. Jesse Schuenert scored 40 seconds later and before the game was four minutes old, Michael Stoetzel

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