Nick Kehler and Curt Letkeman will handle the Altona Bisons coaching duties for the 2018 Manitoba Junior Baseball League season.

Kehler came onto to the coaching staff part way through the 2017 season and quickly took over the on-field coaching, allowing Doug Rempel to oversee the complete team.

Kehler, who has come through the Altona Minor Ball program, and was the Bisons MVP, Batting Leader, and team captain in 2016 season, has played for Team MB, and in the South Central AAA program.

Letkeman has been a long time coach, manager, and executive member for Altona Minor Baseball, South Central Minor Baseball, and Baseball Manitoba.

He has continued to grow the Altona Minor Ball, and South Central programs. His knowledge of the game will be a strong influence in the Bisons season.

Bisons president Conley Kehler is excited with the pairing Letkeman and Kehler in the Altona dugout this season.

"Combined they bring a competitive spirit and years of experience to the Bisons. The team was young last year and with only a few graduating players and a very exciting group of rookies the Bisons are looking forward to the 2018 season."

The Bisons will be entering their 18th season in the MJBL this spring.

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Saturday, December 15th

SEMHL
Carman 10 Altona 3
Morden 4 Winkler 2

Zone 4 High School Hockey League
Northlands Parkway 7 Pembina 6 (SO)

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Pembina Valley 5 Central Plains 3
Eastman 6 Brandon 2
Southwest 3 Wpg Thrashers 2
Wpg Wild 4 Parkland 0
Yellowhead 4 Wpg Bruins 3 (OT)
Kenora 5 Norman 3

Manitoba AAA Bantam Hockey League
Pembina Valley 4 Yellowhead 2

MJHL
Portage 4 Wpg Blues 3
OCN 3 Waywayseecappo 1
Selkirk 3 Neepawa 0
Swan Valley 3 Steinbach 0

WHL
Brandon 6 Saskatoon 5 (OT)

AHL
Toronto 5 Manitoba 1

NHL
Calgary 2 Minnesota 1
Washington 4 Buffalo 3 (SO)
Montreal 5 Ottawa 2 
Anaheim 2 Columbus 1 (OT)
Pittsburgh 4 Los Angeles 3 (OT) 
N.Y. Islanders 4 Detroit 3 (SO) 
Florida 4 Toronto 3 (OT)
Nashville 2 New Jersey 1 (SO)
Colorado 6 Dallas 4
Vancouver 5 Philadelphia 1

NFL
Houston 29 N.Y. Jets 22
Cleveland 17 Denver 16

NBA
Orlando 96 Utah 89
L.A. Lakers 128 Charlotte 100
Detroit 113 Boston 104
Houston 105 Memphis 97
Chicago 98 San Antonio 93
Phoenix 107 Minnesota 99
Oklahoma City 110 L.A. Clippers 104

Sunday, December 16th

SEMHL
Warren at Portage, 3 p.m.

Zone 4 High School Hockey League
Prairie Mountain vs Morden
@ Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m.

MJHL
Portage at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.
Steinbach at Swan Valley, 4 p.m.
Waywayseecappo at OCN, 6 p.m.

MFMHL
Pembina Valley vs Westman
@ Hartney, 2 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Central Plains vs Interlake
@ Portage, 1:15 p.m.
Eastman vs Southwest
@ Beausejour, 2 p.m.
Norman at Wpg Thrashers, 1 p.m.
Parkland at Wpg Bruins, 12:45 p.m.
Yellowhead at Wpg Wild, 1:15 p.m.

NHL
Vegas at N.Y. Rangers, 11:30 a.m.
Arizona at Carolina, 12 p.m.
Calgary at St. Louis, 2 p.m.
Buffalo at Boston, 4 p.m.
San Jose at Chicago, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
Edmonton at Vancouver, 9 p.m.

NFL
Arizona at Atlanta, 12 p.m.
Oakland at Cincinnati, 12 p.m.
Miami at Minnesota, 12 p.m.
Dallas at Indianapolis, 12 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 12 p.m.
Detroit at Buffalo, 12 p.m.
Green Bay at Chicago, 12 p.m.
Washington at Jacksonville, 12 p.m.
Tennessee at N.Y. Giants, 12 p.m.
Seattle at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
New England at Pittsburgh, 3:25 p.m.
Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, 7:20 p.m.

NBA
Atlanta at Brooklyn, 2 p.m.
Philadelphia at Cleveland, 2:30 p.m.
New York at Indiana, 4 p.m.
L.A. Lakers at Washington, 5 p.m.
Miami at New Orleans, 6 p.m.
Sacramento at Dallas, 6 p.m.
Toronto at Denver, 7 p.m.

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