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Kings volleyball team's focus is on depth

RDC Kings volleyball head coach Aaron Schulha knows depth plays a major role in his success.

Two years ago when star outside hitter Tim Finnigan went down at the national finals the Kings didn’t have that depth to carry them into the medals. This past season the Kings had plenty of depth when left side hitter Matt Lofgren went down with an ankle injury. Kashtin De Souza stepped in and played a solid role in the Kings capturing their 12th overall national title. READ

Queens adding seven to roster for next season

RDC Queens head coach Ken King spent a lot of time on the road and in gyms over the last month looking to fill his roster for the 2016-17 ACAC Women’s Basketball League season. With the provincial high school 3A championships in Olds and the 4A finals in Red Deer it helped with the travel budget. But King also took time to attend the provincials in Saskatchewan. READ

Pottinger says returning players will have to fight for roster spot

If need be Clayton Pottinger could have most of his roster set for next season. The RDC Kings basketball head coach could have nine players returning if everything works out. READ

Queens to play in Centrium

One of the biggest concerns surrounding the RDC hockey Queens last season was where they would play the next two seasons before their new facility opens at RDC. READ

RDC honours top athletes

Emily Swier wasn’t sure she would be back at RDC this season after taking some time off and getting married. READ

Kings, Queens falls to Rattlers

The Red Deer College Kings have some work to do to get back into national champion contender shape. The Kings (2-1) blew an 11-point fourth quarter lead to lose 71-65 to the Medicine Hat College Rattlers (5-0) in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s basketball action in Red Deer on Friday. READ

Slow start stifles Queens in opener

It took the Red Deer College Queens 20 minutes to get going in their home opener, and once they did, they went blow for blow with the MacEwan University Griffins. The problem was the first 20 minutes put them in a hole they were unable to dig out of, as they lost 2-1 in the first game of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference women’s hockey season at Red Deer Arena on Thursday night. READ

Queens squeeze out win in nationals opener

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

MacDonald top Albertan at nationals

VANCOUVER — Kieran McDonald of RDC was the top Albertan in the Canadian junior eight-kilometre cross-country running championship during the weekend. READ

Osborn's late start hasn't held him back

It was a roundabout way that brought Chris Osborn to RDC and the Kings volleyball squad. The six-foot-eight Osborn was born in Denver, Colo., and raised in Phoenix, Ariz. READ

RDC Queens let Ooks steal one

Thursday may well have been a good indication of just how the Alberta College Women’s Hockey League season has been going for the RDC Queens. READ

Queens drop 2-1 decision to Ooks

For the second day in a row the RDC Queens were close against the NAIT Ooks in Alberta Colleges Women’s Hockey League play. The Queens dropped a 2-1 decision to the Ooks at NAIT Friday after suffering a 4-3 loss at the Arena Thursday. READ

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