Year: 2010

Godfrey geared up for Georgia
No disrespect to Central Florida quarterback Jeff Godfrey, but his teammate ­ and second-favorite target ­ Jamar Newsome didn’t think the true freshman would be capable of handling such a demanding position at such a tender stage in his development. It didn’t take him long to change Newsome’s mind.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Patriots bolstered by the undrafted
What New England has done this year, it has done with a particularly unheralded cast of characters, even for a team known for making do with the no-names of the league. The Patriots have 21 undrafted-free agents on the current roster, a number that is high, even for them.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Favre not cleared to play
At the end of a long, difficult season, Brett Favre’s status for the Minnesota Vikings regular-season finale is in doubt.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Heat on fire
For the Miami Heat, July was about putting the roster together. August was about new faces getting to know each other. September was about conditioning. October was about installing systems. November was about growing pains.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Winter Classic should go as expected
There could be more that separates this year’s Winter Classic from a traditional NHL game than the fact it’s played outdoors.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Canada drops Davos, advances to Spengler Cup final
Canada is off to yet another Spengler Cup final. Mark Bell and Jean-Pierre Vigier scored second-period goals to lead Canada to a convincing 4-0 semifinal win over HC Davos on Thursday.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Sutter Fund Chiefs stay perfect at Mac’s tourney
The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs maintained their undefeated record in the girls’ division of the Mac’s midget AAA hockey tournament with a 7-2 win over the Calgary Bruins Thursday afternoon.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Sweden rolling at World Juniors
Sweden set up a showdown with Canada for first place in Group B at the world junior hockey championship after defeating the Czech Republic 6-3 Thursday.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Schwartz out for Canada
To have forward Jaden Schwartz hobbling through HSBC Arena on crutches Thursday was not a reassuring sight for Canada’s team on the eve of its most difficult challenge yet at the world junior hockey championship.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Canada briefs – December 31
Young adults used to spending holidays happily recconecting with old friends have found themselves gathering instead to mourn one.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Police getting many calls about ‘phishing’ fraud
The email looks official. It usually appears to be from a bank or other legitimate company and recipients are politely asked to provide a little information to update their records: a credit card, PIN or social insurance number or a few bank account details.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Man arrested in response to domestic dispute
A gun-wielding man was arrested on Thursday afternoon after threatening Red Deer police officers who had responded to a domestic dispute in West Park.

Advocate Staff / December 31, 2010

Kettles fill for Army’s campaign
The Salvation Army is already celebrating a happy 2011. Contributions to the Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign surpassed its $175,000 target and pulled in $181,000.

Leo Paré / December 31, 2010

Without snow, the plows practise
A training program for new snow removal operators will make travel easier in some areas of Red Deer.

Leo Paré / December 31, 2010