The selection process to determine the 2018-2019 edition of the Pembina Valley Hawks starts this weekend.

The Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League team will hold it's try-out camp at the Access Event Centre in Morden.

"We're super excited as a coaching staff," said Jeff Andrews who along with Jeremy Winslow are the Hawks co-coaches this upcoming season. "We feel that we have a good group here and we're looking forward to putting this guys through their paces and seeing what they can offer the program."

Andrews, Winslow and assistant coach Brendan Edie will spend Friday, Saturday and Sunday evaluating 40 players.

"One of the first things we're going to look at is work ethic," said Andrews. "We want to create a team that's built on a strong foundation and work is a huge part of that. We want guys that obviously have some skill as well and guys that are willing to compete and bring whatever it is they do really, really well to the team. Over the next couple of weeks, through the tryout camp and exhibition season, we're going to take a look at what guys are bringing to the table and at the end of it put together a team that we feel can compete and represent our region well."

Andrews says he's thrilled to begin his first season behind the Hawks bench.

"There's some great people involved in this program and some great kids. I'm just really excited to work with guys that want to get better and want to become hockey players and make it to the next level. I want to be able to impart what knowledge I have and help them in that process."

Pembina Valley will open the regular season schedule Friday, September 28th against the Bruins in Winnipeg.

More Sports News

Flyers Hire Cech as New Head Coach

The Winkler Flyers are please to announce the hiring of Kelvin Cech as their new Head Coach for the 2019-2020 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season. Cech has spent the past three years as the…

Sportsbeat

The 2018-2019 ringette season has come to a close. Ringette Manitoba executive director Laralie Higginson will join Clayton Dreger on Sportsbeat which airs Mondays at 11:35 a.m. & 5:15 p.m. on CFAM…

Twisters Pot 9 In Game Two Win

The Pembina Valley Twisters scored four times in the first period and added four more in the second en route to a 9-5 victory over the St. James Canucks Saturday night in Winnipeg. Brendan Keck and…

Jets Lose on Home Ice Again

Visiting teams are still perfect. Jaden Schwartz scored the go ahead goal with 15 seconds left in regulation as the St. Louis Blues rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 Thursday night…

Sportsbeat

Pembina Valley lost 4-3 in double overtime to the St. James Canucks in game one of the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League's best-of-seven final. Head coach Ryan Dyck will join Clayton Dreger on…

Zone 4 High School Sports Report

Basketball Manitoba awards were handed out last Saturday. Stefan Buchsmann of the Morden Thunder, who received the Ron Meyers Leadership Award, will join Clayton Dreger on the Zone 4 High School…

Twisters vs Canucks

The Pembina Valley Twisters face the St. James Canucks Wednesday (7:30 p.m.) at the Morris Recreation Complex in game one of the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League's best-of-seven final. The…

Bisons Join Border Baseball League

The Border Baseball League has added a ninth team for the 2019 season. The Altona Bisons will join the Morden Mohawks, Winkler Whips, Carman Cardinals, Pilot Mound Pilots, Cartwright Twins,…

This Week in Curling

Jordon McDonald, Jaedon Neuert, Braxton Kuntz and Alexandre Fontaine brought home bronze medals from the 2019 Canadian U18 Curling Championship in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Jordon McDonald will join…

Sportsbeat

The South East Prairie Thunder lost out in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Allan Cup in Lacombe, Alberta. Prairie Thunder coach Blake Forsyth will join Clayton Dreger on Sportsbeat which airs Mondays…

PembinaValleyOnline.com is your only local source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Monday, April 22nd

NHL
Eastern Conference
Carolina 5 Washington 2 
(best of 7 quarterfinal tied 3-3)
Western Conference
Dallas 2 Nashville 1 
(Stars win series 4-2)

MJHL
Portage 3 Swan Valley 2 (OT)
(Terriers win best of 7 final 4-3)

Major League Baseball
American League
Tampa Bay 6 Kansas City 3 
Chicago 12 Baltimore 2
Minnesota 9 Houston 5
Oakland 6 Texas 1 
New York 4 Los Angeles 3 (14 innings)
Detroit at Boston (ppd)
National League
Arizona 12 Pittsburgh 4
St. Louis 13 Milwaukee 5 
New York 5 Philadelphia 1 
Colorado 7 Washington 5 

NBA
Eastern Conference
Milwaukee 127 Detroit 104
(Bucks win best of 7 quarterfinal 4-0)
Western Conference
Utah 107 Houston 91
(Rockets lead series 3-1)

Tuesday, April 23rd

NHL
Eastern Conference
Toronto at Boston, 6 p.m.
(best of 7 quarterfinal tied 3-3)
Western Conference
Vegas at San Jose, 9 p.m.
(series tied 3-3)

MMJHL
Pembina Valley vs St. James
@ Morris, 7:30 p.m.
(best of 7 final tied 1-1)

Major League Baseball
Interleague
Miami at Cleveland, 5:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.
Seattle at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
American League

Detroit at Boston, (d/h) 12:05 p.m.
Chicago at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m.
Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Houston, 7:10 p.m.
Texas at Oakland, 9:07 p.m.
New York at Los Angeles, 9:07 p.m.
National League
Atlanta at Cincinnati, 5:40 p.m.
Arizona at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at New York, 6:10 p.m.
Milwaukee at St. Louis, 6:45 p.m.
Los Angeles at Chicago, 7:05 p.m.
Washington at Colorado, 7:40 p.m.

NBA
Eastern Conference
Orlando at Toronto, 6 p.m.
(Raptors lead best of 7 quarterfinal 3-1)
Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
(76ers lead series 3-1)
Western Conference
San Antonio at Denver, 8:30 p.m.
(series tied 2-2)
Oklahoma City at Portland, 9:30 p.m.
(Trail Blazers lead series 3-1)

Search the Biz Guide

Login