Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all, as this is the beginning of the holiday season, Christmas is soon approaching. Has everyone got their shopping started?

It wasn't a horribly busy week, as has been the custom so far in November, but looking ahead, it won't be the case in December.

This week due to a scheduling mix-up I missed the Ladyjacks home basketball game, but did cover an oil meeting in Mohall on Wednesday afternoon. It was good to get out of the realm of sports, but not for long.

Friday and Saturday I watched one of the finest prep hockey teams in the country--Shattuck-St. Mary's, from Faribault, Minn., come in and easily dispatch the Lumberjacks.

I also hit up a BHS  hockey practice to get the information on their upcoming season.

I am leaving to go home for Thanksgiving today to beat the winter storm that is heading into this area tonight. I will be staying home then, until Saturday afternoon.

I went 10-6 on my NFL picks this week. Have been doing pretty well, but my playoff predictions don't look too great right now. Bye, bye Chilly! I am 86-60 overall this season.

I do have quite a number of hockey pics to share this week. Here you go.

BHS players await the whistle to begin a drill last Wednesday.

A BHS player takes a shot at the goalie during a drill at last Wednesday's practice.

Lumberjack sophomore Seth Cory clears the puck out of the DCB zone in the first period Friday night.

Lumberjacks center Will Kinsman battles with a Shattuck-St. Mary's Sabre first period face-off on Friday.

DCB goalie Troy Chandler saves a shot, as Ben Hilson fights off a Sabres player.

DCB forward Alec Burks fights for the puck against the boards in the second period last Friday.

Lumberjacks sophomore Jordan Kippen skates the puck toward the Sarbre's net in the second period Friday.

Lumberjacks captain Drew Haight attempts to control a puck in front of the Sabres net in the first period last Saturday.

Lumberjacks goalie Wylie Riendieu uses his chest to make a save in the second period on Saturday.

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