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Rebels, Chiefs trade netminders

The Red Deer Rebels shuffled their goaltending around slightly Wednesday.

Rebels GM/head coach Brent Sutter traded 17-year-old Dawson Weatherill and a fifth-round draft pick in the 2018 WHL bantam draft to the Spokane Chiefs for 19-year-old netminder Tyson Verhelst and a third-round pick in the 2017 draft. READ

Red Deer wake surfer rides waves to top of podium

A Red Deer athlete rode the waves to the top of the podium at the World Wake Surfing Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. over the weekend. READ

Success at ACAC north regional golf championship begets athletes of the week

Golf dominated the Boston Pizza RDC athlete of the week voting. READ

Young Rebels squad ready for action

It will be important to pick up a program when you attend the Red Deer Rebels regular season opener tonight. READ

Young Rebels have tough time against Tigers

Red Deer Rebels GM/head coach Brent Sutter said it all as he walked toward the media. “Our goaltending was really good.” READ

Queens sweep, Kings get first win of season

There’s still some work to do but the RDC Queens are progressing nicely as they head into the road portion of their ACAC Soccer League season. READ

Keitlyn Williams ready to light up the court

Coming out of Lindsay Thurber High School Keitlyn Williams was considered a strong candidate to play college basketball. READ

Sakowich has plenty to prove

Heading into this season Ethan Sakowich felt he had a good chance to make the Red Deer Rebels full time. READ

RDC Kings, Queens ready to hit the links

Losing Kate Griffiths was a big loss for the RDC golf team, but head coach Scott Bergdahl was 100 per cent behind her decision. READ

Red Deer College basketball Kings pleased with roster

It always seems to take some time for RDC basketball Kings head coach Clayton Pottinger to put the finishing touches on his roster. READ

King is the man with a plan for the RDC Queens

Like any coach Ken King would love to see the RDC basketball Queens challenge for an ACAC championship right away. READ

Colley living in the moment in final season

Dave Colley is entering his final year as head coach of the RDC Queens soccer team, but he’s not looking that far down the road. READ

Goalies shine in low scoring affair

More often than not an intrasquad game is dominated by the offence. READ

Young Lindsay Thurber team ready for first test

A younger Lindsay Thurber football team will line up on Friday against Notre Dame. READ

Bainses look to impress at Rebels camp

They may share a last name and both played for Delta Hockey Academy, but Arshdeep and Akash Bains aren’t related. Arshdeep, who took to the ice for the second time at rookie camp played with the Bantam Prep team last year in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League. He registered 28 points (15g, 13a) in 25 games and considers himself a scoring forward. READ

Local athlete heading to Paralympics

The power of print led a young man on a journey to a roster spot on Canada’s national wheelchair basketball team. At 13-years-old, Peter Won’s mother was reading a newspaper when she came across an ad for wheelchair sports and she signed her son up. READ

Jerome has bigger goals at this year’s Rebels camp

In his second time at Red Deer Rebels Training Camp, Lethbridge forward D-Jay Jerome wants to be more than a player. The 16-year-old didn’t make the lineup last year and was sent to his midget team after a couple of preseason games. READ

Buccaneers' season ends with loss in league final

The Fort McMurray Monarchs had been the Central Alberta Buccaneers biggest test all season. In regular season play, mere weeks after wildfires damaged the northern Alberta community, the Bucs and Monarchs played to a tightly contested 43-42 Bucs win. READ

Alberta downs Quebec to claim bronze

Closing games hasn’t been the strength of Alberta at this year’s Baseball Canada Senior Women’s Invitational Championship. On Saturday, they surrendered five runs in the last two innings and barely hung on to beat Quebec 10-9. Then on Sunday morning, they have up six runs in the last two innings and lost to Ontario 6-2. READ

Crease competition heats up at Rebels camp

It’s one of those cases when two is a crowd and in this case the crowd is in the crease. Last year’s Red Deer Rebels starting goalie Rylan Toth, and backup Trevor Martin both enter the 2016-17 Western Hockey League Season as overage players. Rebels GM/head coach Brent Sutter has until Oct. 15 to make the decision on which goalie to go with, but the competition starts now. READ

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