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Battling on 

Prescott’s Zach Shankar of the North Bay Battalion is headed for the Ontario Hockey League’s Eastern Conference Finals. The Battalian will face the Oshawa Generals in a Best of Seven series, which begins in Oshawa Sunday evening. Games 2 and 3 will be back in North Bay Tuesday and Wednesday, while Game 4 is Friday, May 1 in Oshawa. The winner of the series will face the winner of the OHL Western Conference Final between the Soo Greyhounds and the Erie Otters. Shankar, an 18-year-old rookie defenceman, appeared in 44 games with the Battalion this season. He played his minor hockey with the Rideau St. Lawrence Kings and the Upper Canada Cyclones.
Mike Carroccetto photo
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Prescott Air Cadets win exertion competition held at SGDHS
Prescott's Air Cadets recently travelled to CFB Petawawa to take part in Canadian Armed Forces familiarization with operational units on the base. Hands-on training with the base fire department was a highlight for many Cadets including Corporal Lacroix (front) and Sergeant Vail.
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Advocate tells local students how they can make a difference
Wellington Elementary students get some hands on experience at “Farm comes to Town” inside the Drummond building in Spencerville. Over 300 local students participated in the annual event.
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Annual Hockey Banquet caps off great 2014-15 season for SGMHA

“B” house team of the year
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 Wayback Wednesday

Star of the Festival

From the Prescott Journal, April 24, 1985

Julia Lawn of Prescott was honoured as the Star of the Festival at Tuesday night’s awards ceremony for the Brockville Lions Club Music Festival at the Brockville Arts Centre. Miss Lawn has been taking part in the festival for 10 years. A student of Anne Gray, Prescott, she won awards in her class in 1983 and 1984 and is the first participant from outside the city of Brockville to win the Star of the Festival Award since Shirley Hofmann of Spencerville captured the prize in 1975.
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Leo Boivin remains the name and face of hockey in Prescott and South Grenville
Leo Boivin drops the puck before an exhibition game between the South Grenville Bantam Rangers and Salmo of Sweden earlier this month.
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