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Brett Monea and Kristopher Buffalo bullfighting at the Canadian Finals Rodeo (CFR) 2021. Submitted/ Nicole Monea.

Wetaskiwin County bullfighters find success on the professional circuit

Two Wetaskiwin County raised bullfighters fought side by side at the Canadian Finals Rodeo 2021

Red Deer Polytechnic Queens Volleyball team is off to a perfect start, sweeping the SAIT Trojans on Friday and Saturday. (Photo from RDP)

RDP Queens Volleyball off to a perfect 8-0 season start

Queens swept SAIT Trojans in weekend action

  • Dec 6, 2021
Red Deer Rebels forward Dallon Melin (21) tips a shot just wide of Calgary Hitmen goaltender Ethan Buenaventura as defenceman Carter Yakemchuk (26) looks on during a Western Hockey League game between the teams at the Peavey Mart Centrium Sunday. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels erase three-goal deficit, beat Calgary Hitmen in overtime

Rebels 4 Hitmen 3 (OT) The Red Deer Rebels bounced back in…

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RDP Kings and Queens volleyball sweep Trojans

Both Red Deer Polytechnic volleyball teams are perfect to start the year

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Moose Jaw Warriors goalie Jackson Unger makes a pad save on Red Deer Rebels captain Jayden Grubbe in the second period of WHL action at the Centrium on Friday night. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Warriors shutout Rebels on Toque and Teddy Bear Toss night

Jackson Unger pitches first career WHL shutout

Moose Jaw Warriors goalie Jackson Unger makes a pad save on Red Deer Rebels captain Jayden Grubbe in the second period of WHL action at the Centrium on Friday night. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Red Deer Rebels will host their annual Toque and Teddy Bear toss Saturday night at the Centrium. Zak Smith scored that goal 1:51 into the game. (Advocate file photo)

Rebels host Warriors on Toque and Teddy Bear Toss night

Friday is set to be a fun night at the Peavey Mart…

The Red Deer Rebels will host their annual Toque and Teddy Bear toss Saturday night at the Centrium. Zak Smith scored that goal 1:51 into the game. (Advocate file photo)
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Ottawa Senators' Ridly Greig (17) scores on Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Eric Comrie (1) during first period NHL preseason action in Winnipeg, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Greig will headline Canada's 35-player selection camp roster alongside defencemen Owen Power and Kaiden Guhle for the 2022 world junior men's hockey championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade

Greig, Power, Guhle headline Canadian junior hockey team selection camp roster

OTTAWA — Forwards Ridly Greig and defencemen Owen Power and Kaiden Guhle…

Ottawa Senators' Ridly Greig (17) scores on Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Eric Comrie (1) during first period NHL preseason action in Winnipeg, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. Greig will headline Canada's 35-player selection camp roster alongside defencemen Owen Power and Kaiden Guhle for the 2022 world junior men's hockey championship. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Greenslade
The Hunting Hills Lightning earned silver at the 4A Alberta Schools Athletic Association men’s volleyball provincials on Saturday night. (Contributed photo)

Hunting Hills Lightning senior men capture silver at 4A volleyball provincials

Lightning senior men capture silver at 4A volleyball provincials The Hunting Hills…

The Hunting Hills Lightning earned silver at the 4A Alberta Schools Athletic Association men’s volleyball provincials on Saturday night. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains had a goal and two assists as the Rebels knocked off the Regina Pats 4-2 on Saturday night at the Centrium. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)

Red Deer Rebels roll past Regina Pats

Rebels 4 Pats 2 The Red Deer Rebels (15-8-1-0) had been on…

Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains had a goal and two assists as the Rebels knocked off the Regina Pats 4-2 on Saturday night at the Centrium. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
The Lindsay Thurber Raiders won their seventh 4A ASAA provincial volleyball title since 2001 on Saturday at home. The Raiders knocked off the Bowness High School Trojans to win gold. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate staff)

Lindsay Thurber Raiders senior women capture 4A provincial volleyball title

Even with a year away because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lindsay…

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders won their seventh 4A ASAA provincial volleyball title since 2001 on Saturday at home. The Raiders knocked off the Bowness High School Trojans to win gold. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels goalie Connor Ungar makes a save late in the first period of WHL action at the Peavey Mart Centrium Friday night. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Saskatoon Blades sneak past Red Deer Rebels

Blades goalie Nolan Maier makes 40 saves in the victory

Red Deer Rebels goalie Connor Ungar makes a save late in the first period of WHL action at the Peavey Mart Centrium Friday night. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
RDP Kings volleyball outside hitter Reece Lehman connects on a hit against the Medicine Hat Rattlers on Friday night at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s volleyball action.

Kings, Queens volleyball cruise past Rattlers

Kings 3 Rattlers 0 Queens 3 Rattlers 0 The Red Deer Polytechnic…

RDP Kings volleyball outside hitter Reece Lehman connects on a hit against the Medicine Hat Rattlers on Friday night at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference men’s volleyball action.
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Rode: Sylvan Lake’s Anna Carlson working out perfectly for RDP Queens volleyball

Anna Carlson finds herself in a completely new role with the RDP…

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Red Deer Rebels forward Jace Isley finally broke through with his first goal of the 2021-22 WHL season on Wednesday against the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)

Rebels’ forward Jace Isley relishes role as agitator

Red Deer welcomes the Saskatoon Blades to town Friday

Red Deer Rebels forward Jace Isley finally broke through with his first goal of the 2021-22 WHL season on Wednesday against the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Photo by ROB WALLATOR/Red Deer Rebels)
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Hunting Hills Lightning senior women on a roll to start 4A volleyball provincials

The Hunting Hills Lighting senior women’s volleyball team started the Alberta Schools…

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Edmonton Oil Kings goalie Sebastian Cossa was strong in a 5-3 win over the Rebels Wednesday night in Edmonton. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Rebels five-game win streak snapped in Edmonton

Oil Kings 5 Rebels 3 A streak was bound to end one…

Edmonton Oil Kings goalie Sebastian Cossa was strong in a 5-3 win over the Rebels Wednesday night in Edmonton. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Lindsay Thurber Raiders women’s volleyball team won the central zone high school zone provincial championship last week against the Hunting Hills Lightning. Both teams will represent the zone at provincials this weekend. (Contributed photo)

Raiders, Lightning set to host and play in 4A volleyball provincials

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders are set to host the 4A Alberta Schools…

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders women’s volleyball team won the central zone high school zone provincial championship last week against the Hunting Hills Lightning. Both teams will represent the zone at provincials this weekend. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer’s Josh Zinger will take his hockey talents south of the border to suit up with the Northern Michigan Wildcats. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer’s Josh Zinger commits to Northern Michigan University

Red Deer Minor Hockey product Josh Zinger will take his hockey talents…

Red Deer’s Josh Zinger will take his hockey talents south of the border to suit up with the Northern Michigan Wildcats. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer Polytechnic Queens Volleyball team in action against the Olds Broncos on Saturday. The Queens dropped the Olds College Broncos in three sets (25-17, 25-10 and 25-16). (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)

RDP volleyball teams on a roll

RDP Kings and Queens basketball teams split their games against Olds Broncos

  • Nov 23, 2021
Red Deer Polytechnic Queens Volleyball team in action against the Olds Broncos on Saturday. The Queens dropped the Olds College Broncos in three sets (25-17, 25-10 and 25-16). (Photo from Red Deer Polytechnic)