Richmond Mounties ball hockey team suffered its second loss when Grade 7 students from Talmey elementary beat them up with a 4-3 win.
Friday's game was the second of many ball hockey games taking place between officers from the Richmond detachment and local elementary school students.
In May, Richmond RCMP announced their new School Sports Program, an initiative that focuses on strengthening ties with youth in the community.
The program provides local youth with the opportunity to play sports with officers they might not otherwise interact with.
"It's fun to be with the kids playing," said Cpl. Kevin Krygier, program coordinator.
"It's good for them. They usually only see us come to the school when there's a problem. Now they get to see us as human beings."
In June, the first ball hockey game took place at Grauer elementary, where the Mounties suffered an embarrassing 7-3 loss, which they hoped to recover from, but things just didn't seem to work out against Talmey.
"We knew we were in trouble when the bell rang for lunch and all the students ran outside screaming," said Cpl. Sherrdean Turley, media relations officer for Richmond RCMP.
"They were so excited to be playing against us. It was great to see them that happy."
The students who weren't playing lined the ball hockey court with banners and signs in hand.
All that could be heard was "Talmey, Talmey" over and over again as the students cheered in support.
"This was a great opportunity for our students and the RCMP to maintain a positive relationship," said Don Dixon, school principal.
The next ball hockey game is scheduled to take place at James Whiteside elementary later this month.