It’s been a busy time for RDC Queens hockey head coach Bob Rutz.
Rutz has been running ID camps and on the phone for hours since the end of the Alberta Colleges Women’s Hockey League season, recruiting for next season, and there’s a chance he may not even be coaching. READ
The RDC Kings will have an international flavour next season. Czech Republic native David Vondracek will be with the Kings for the 2014-15 Alberta Colleges Men’s Hockey League season. He’s one of three defencemen to commit this week, joining Red Deer native Joel Topping and Nick Bell of Innisfail. READ
Many times athletes receive individual recognition when they would rather be celebrating team accomplishments. Not so with this year’s RDC athletes of the year. Both Amber Adolf and Tim Finnigan received their awards during the annual RDC awards banquet at the iHotel Thursday after already celebrating provincial and national championships with their teammates. READ
There’s been a lot of talk around the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference lately that the two-time league champion RDC Kings basketball squad, who finished second at the nationals, will be a shadow of themselves next season. The loss of three fifth-year starters — Lloyd Strickland, Jacob Cusumano and Rob Pierce — plus at least three others — Ashaunti Hogan, Sam Lolik and Taner Parrington — will definitely leave several holes to fill. Hogan will attend Lakehead University while Parrington is going to Mount Royal University. There’s also a possibility Clay Crellin may play pro in Europe next season. READ
It was a golden celebration fit for Kings and Queens. Red Deer College capped off their most successful athletic season in school history by honouring the athletic program during a ceremony Wednesday afternoon. READ
TORONTO — The RDC Queens made it tougher on themselves than they needed to, but they came through when it counted the most. The Queens won the first two sets of their opening match of the Canadian Colleges Athletic Association women’s volleyball championships 25-17, 25-18 over the Capilano College Blues of North Vancouver. READ