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RDC sweeps Lakeland in soccer action

The Red Deer College Kings pulled off the upset of the Lakeland Rustlers on Saturday, but it still was not enough to keep their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s soccer season going.

The Kings crushed the previously undefeated Lakeland Rustlers 7-4 on Saturday at Red Deer College, but due to a tie between the SAIT Trojan and the Medicine Hat College Rattlers, RDC will miss provincials due to a head-to head tie breaker. READ

RDC Kings can’t come back from early deficit

The Red Deer College Kings learned a valuable lesson about coming prepared to play on Friday night. The NAIT Ooks took a two-goal lead before the Kings even managed a shot of their own en route to a 4-2 loss at the Penhold Regional Multiplex in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s hockey action. READ

Queens get big win in final tune up

Red Deer College Queens head coach Bob Rutz is hoping their final exhibition game is a sign of things to come. The Queens routed the Banff Hockey Academy Bears 5-1 on Thursday at the Arena in their final tune up for the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference hockey season. READ

Cusumano returns to Kings basketball lineup

When Jacob Cusumano left RDC last spring he was sure it was for the last time. But after requesting, and receiving, an extra year of eligibility because of medical reasons the Windsor, Ont., native is back in the RDC Kings basketball uniform for one more season. READ

On the court, she’s tall

Bronwyn Hawkes is one of the shorter setters in the country, but the five-foot-five RDC Queens star stands tall in talent. READ

Kings settle for tie after losing lead against Concordia

The Red Deer College Kings took a big step forward on Friday, but the troubling part was the two steps they took backwards on Saturday. The second-year Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s hockey team beat the Concordia Thunder 8-0 on Friday in Edmonton, but blew a two-goal lead in the return match on Saturday in Penhold, settling for a 3-3 tie. READ

Preparation begins for Queen’s volleyball team

The Red Deer College Queens Alumni showed the current members of the women’s volleyball team that they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. The Alumni knocked off both of the Queens split squad teams at the iHotel Wild Rose Classic on the weekend — RDC 1 (25-15, 25-17) in Saturday’s quarter-final and RDC 2 (25-14, 17-25, 15-10) in Sunday’s gold medal match. READ

Queens rally to tie exhibition game

Fifth-year RDC Queens forward Rachael Hoppins knows what she’s talking about when it comes to discussing this year’s edition of the Alberta Colleges Women’s Hockey League squad. “We don’t have the finesse and skill we had last year . . . we’re more of a grind-it-out team,” she said. “We don’t get the fancy goals, but we have some girls who aren’t afraid of the physical game and we work hard as a team.” READ

Kings get record win to vault up standings

The Red Deer College Kings cracked open the record book as they took over second place in the south division of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s soccer. With a little help from the Lakeland Rustlers (6-0-1), the Kings (3-1-3) jumped over the SAIT Trojans (3-2-1) and the Medicine Hat Rattlers (3-2-2) with an 11-0 win over the Olds College Broncos (0-6-0) in Red Deer. READ

Kings fall to Vikings in home opener

The Red Deer College Kings received another lesson in discipline in their Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s hockey season opener. They gave up two power play goals on six chances to the University of Alberta Augustana Vikings en route to a 3-1 loss at the Penhold Multiplex on Friday night. READ

It’s about learning: Reinstating RDC's hockey program expands options for athletes

Connor Hartley knew he’d be looking for an education once his junior hockey career was over. He just didn’t know where. Thanks to the rebirth of the READ

RDC Kings finalize hockey roster

The Red Deer College Kings roster has been finalized for their second Alberta Colleges Athletic Association men’s hockey season, but it was far from an easy task. With a lot of returning players and two cuts to be made up front to get down to 25 players, head coach Trevor Keeper was forced to trim two mainstays from last year’s roster: Jared Ramstead and Andrew Coles. READ

RDC athletics looking to build on winning culture

The Red Deer College athletic department has a daunting task on their hands: producing an encore to last year. The Kings and Queens won three Canadian Colleges Athletic Association championships — men’s and women’s volleyball and women’s curling — and added another silver in men’s basketball. 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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