Home openers for Grande Prairie’s junior and senior lacrosse teams are this weekend at the Crosslink County Sportsplex. The Senior Chiefs will take on the Vermilion Rage Saturday at 9 p.m. and Sunday at 1.
This year’s squad is expected to play at a high level, with several members having been recruited. Hometown goalie Colton McCaffery played Senior B in Edmonton, while Hammond Jones plays Division II college in West Virginia and Junior A in Langley. His brothers Randy and Monty have also played Senior A and Junior A in Nanaimo and Burnaby respectively.
The junior Thrashers will host the Lloydminster Xtreme in the Junior B division 6:30 Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday.