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Lacrosse Day in St. Albert game times Sunday, plus matches for Rams lacrosse and Impact men's soccer teams
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RUNNING THE FLOOR – Adam Hawrelak of the St. Albert Crude pulls away from Hunter Young of the Okotoks Marauders in junior B Tier I action last Saturday in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League. Okotoks (2-1) won 8-6 at Akinsdale Arena. Hawrelak's shorthanded goal late in the second period made it 6-2 for the Crude. The next game is Sunday during Lacrosse Day in St. Albert as one of five RMLL matches on tap at Akinsdale Arena. Ball drop is 6:30 p.m. against the Fort Saskatchewan Rebels (1-2). CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert Gazette

Lacrosse Day

The oldest sport in Canada will be celebrated during Lacrosse Day in St. Albert on Sunday.

Five games featuring St. Albert teams in the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League will be staged at Akinsdale Arena and the start times are as follows:

10:30 a.m. junior female Drillers (1-2) versus Rockyview Silvertips (2-2) of Airdrie.

1:30 p.m. junior A Miners versus Saskatchewan SWAT.

4 p.m. junior B Tier II Crude (1-2) versus Vermilion Roar (2-0).

6:30 p.m. junior B Tier I Crude (2-1) versus Fort Saskatchewan Rebels (1-2).

9 p.m. senior B Miners (1-1), three-time defending President’s Cup national champions, versus Edmonton Warriors (0-2).

Today at Akinsdale Arena, the junior B Tier II Crude plays the Lloydminster Xtreme (0-1) at 5 p.m. and the junior A season opener for the Miners and SWAT goes at 8:30 p.m.

Monday, the senior B Miners run the floor against the Beaumont Outlaws (2-0) at 8 p.m. at Go Auto Arena.

Last weekend the Miners lost 13-9 to the Outlaws in Beaumont and beat the Warriors 11-5 in Fort Saskatchewan.

Rams at home

Monday the midget B St. Albert Rams host the Edmonton Warriors in the Greater Edmonton Lacrosse Council.

Ball drop is 6 p.m. at Kinex Arena.

The Rams (1-5-1) and Warriors (4-3) are among 12 teams in the midget B division.

Tuesday the Rams (2-3-1) and Parkland Posse (1-5) hook up in the five-team bantam A division at 8:15 p.m. at Kinex Arena.

Visit for the team schedules and results for the male and female Rams in the GELC.

Impact men

The St. Albert Impact men’s teams have upcoming matches scheduled.

Today at 2 p.m. Impact 1 (0-1-1) visits Edmonton Scottish (0-0) in the Alberta Major Soccer League.

The first contest at Riel Park for Impact 1 is May 22 against Edmonton Green & Gold (1-0) at 7 p.m.

Today's division 1A tilt between Impact 2 and Santos (0-1) kicks off at 2 p.m. at Victoria High School in the Edmonton District Soccer Association.

Monday’s start time against Futballers FC (1-0) is 7 p.m. at Confederation Park.

The league opener for Impact 2 was Monday’s 3-2 loss to Juventus at Queen Elizabeth High School.

Sam Smith-Ackerl tallied twice and Peter Estephan was strong in net.

Juventus scored the winner with about 10 minutes to play as possession was split and the match was relatively even throughout.


Jeff Hansen

About the Author: Jeff Hansen

Jeff Hansen joined the St. Albert Gazette in 1991. He writes about sports, athletes and teams from St. Albert and area.
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