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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
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
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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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
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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