Hunting Hills Lightning grade 12 forward Ryan Mulder tries to shoot over a Camrose Trojans player Tuesday in the first quarter in Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball play. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning grade 12 forward Ryan Mulder tries to shoot over a Camrose Trojans player Tuesday in the first quarter in Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball play. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

PHOTOS: High School basketball season underway in Central Alberta

The Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior basketball season got underway Tuesday.

Games took place all across the region, including the Hunting Hills Lightning hosting the Camrose Trojans. The Hunting Hills senior girls earned a 54-42 win to open the season. The Lightning senior boys also won 76-57 over the Trojans.

other action included Lindsay Thurber Raiders vs. W.M. E. Hay Wildcats, Stettler; Notre Dame Cougars vs. H.J. Cody Lakers, Sylvan Lake; Lacombe Rams vs. Wetaskiwin Sabres, Wetaskiwin; St. Joseph Falcons vs. West Central Rebels, Rocky Mountain House.



Email sports tips to Byron Hackett

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Hunting Hills Lightning guard Sydney Larsen collects a rebound and looks to score during fourth quarter action in the season opener of the Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning guard Sydney Larsen collects a rebound and looks to score during fourth quarter action in the season opener of the Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning guard Brayanna Lukawiecki looks for a shooting lane late in the game during a win against the Camrose Trojans in the Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball season opener. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning guard Brayanna Lukawiecki looks for a shooting lane late in the game during a win against the Camrose Trojans in the Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior girls basketball season opener. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning grade 11 guard Pierce Shybunka drives to the basket in the first quarter against the Camrose Trojans on Tuesday in Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball play. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning grade 11 guard Pierce Shybunka drives to the basket in the first quarter against the Camrose Trojans on Tuesday in Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball play. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning grade 12 forward Ryan Mulder tries to shoot over a Camrose Trojans player Tuesday in the first quarter in Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball play. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Hunting Hills Lightning grade 12 forward Ryan Mulder tries to shoot over a Camrose Trojans player Tuesday in the first quarter in Central Alberta Schools Athletic Association senior boys basketball play. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Just Posted

The Town of Ponoka and the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) have ratified a new agreement, averting a strike. (File photo from Facebook)
Alberta gov’t ‘using pandemic as shield to lay off workers,’ says AUPE

The Government of Alberta’s “attacks on workers” is continuing with a new… Continue reading

Rocky Mountain House RCMP, EMS, Search and Rescue, STARS air ambulance and Alstrom Helicopters worked together to rescue a fallen ice climber Friday. (Photo contributed by Rocky Mountain House RCMP)
Rocky Mountain House RCMP help rescue fallen ice climber

Rocky Mountain RCMP helped assist a fallen ice climber Friday afternoon. At… Continue reading

Students Association of Red Deer College president Brittany Lausen says she’s pleased the college is offering students a choice to attend class in-person or remotely. (Red Deer Advocate file photo)
Red Deer College winter term enrolment dips

Enrolment down about six per cent but mix of online and in-person instruction is going over well

Brett Salomons, of Salomons Commercial, and Mark Jones, CEO of the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre, in the CACAC's new temporary home. (Contributed photo)
Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre’s One Day Challenge returns

Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has announced its One Day Challenge is… Continue reading

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveres to Canada are being delayed because of complications at their European distribution facility. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Delays of Pfizer vaccine delivery to impact Alberta’s vaccination plans

Alberta has administered 74,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine so far

Dwayne Buckle, 40 of Red Deer finished a 1,638-kilometre walk, in honour of his family. The 12-week, 82 day-journey wrapped up in Port Hardy, B.C. on Monday. Facebook photo
Red Deer man completes 1,638 km hike for cancer research

Dwayne Buckle, a Red Deer firefighter returned home Friday after his 12-week journey

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Provinces work on revised plans as Pfizer-BioNTech shipments to slow down

Quebec and Ontario, the two provinces hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic,… Continue reading

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018. A young snowshoer who set out alone on a rugged mountain trail on Vancouver's north shore Thursday has died. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Snowshoer dies after overnight search on Vancouver-area mountain: RCMP

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A snowshoer who set out alone on a rugged… Continue reading

nunavut
‘It was joyous:’ Sun returns to some Nunavut communities for first time in weeks

IQALUIT — A sliver of orange rose over Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, earlier… Continue reading

People take photos through the extensive security surrounding the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, ahead of the inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Susan Walsh
Less pomp, very different circumstances as D.C. prepares to inaugurate Biden, Harris

WASHINGTON — Some pomp. Very different circumstances. Inauguration day is supposed to… Continue reading

Winnipeg Jets' Nathan Beaulieu (88) and Nikolaj Ehlers (27) defend against Jansen Harkins (12) during scrimmage at their NHL training camp practice in Winnipeg, Wednesday, January 6, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Winnipeg Jets cancel practice due to possible COVID-19 exposure

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have cancelled their practice today due to… Continue reading

In this file photo, a lotto Max ticket is shown in Toronto on Monday Feb. 26, 2018. (By THE CANADIAN PRESS)
No winning ticket for Friday night’s $50 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $50 million jackpot… Continue reading

A medical worker wearing protective equipment monitors patients after they received the coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination facility in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in virus cases

BEIJING — China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19… Continue reading

Charvi Goyal, 17, prepares to jump online for a tutoring session she gives to a junior high student from her family's home Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in Plano, Texas. Goyal is part of a group of high school students that put together their own volunteer online tutoring service to help k-12 during the pandemic. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

SANTA FE, N.M. — When her suburban Dallas high school was forced… Continue reading

Most Read