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Soccer Queens finish second

The RDC Queens didn’t receive the help they needed during the weekend and finished second in the South Division of the Alberta Colleges Women’s Soccer League.
High Kick victory

High Kick victory

Eventual winner Celine Martin delivers a kick at her opponent Piper Carter during the final Kumite event — ages 12 to 15 — of the Central Alberta Kids’ Karate Tournament 2011 held at the Penhold Regional Multiplex on Saturday. The one-day event was sponsored by the Shotokan Karate Club of Red Deer and featured 100 boys and girls from across Alberta, ages five to 17. Some of the competitors will go on to provincials and nationals later in the year.

RDC Queens battle nerves in narrow win

The RDC Queens may have been better off opening their Alberta Colleges Women’s Basketball League season on the road.
Positivity paying off for Robinson

Positivity paying off for Robinson

All along, Chad Robinson knew it was just a case of waiting his turn.The Red Deer Rebels 18-year-old centre was often the odd man out last season — his first in the Western Hockey League — and appeared in 50 games with the club, scoring two goals and adding four assists in the process.

Blazers winger focusing on consistency

Consistency is the catchword for Brendan Ranford.The Kamloops Blazers star winger is concentrating on avoiding the second-half blues that he experienced last winter.

Lindsay Thurber volleyball tournament begins Friday

The 38th annual Lindsay Thurber Varsity Volleyball Tournament will begin at 3 p.m. Friday.The girls’ side will have nine teams with seven in the boys’ division.

Red Deer Fencing Club wins 9 medals at Hokkaido Cup

The Red Deer Fencing Club won nine medals, including five gold, in epee competition at their annual Hokkaido Cup during the weekend.
Bartosak named goalie of the week

Bartosak named goalie of the week

So, what’s the big deal?Patrik Bartosak had a tough time Tuesday getting his head around the fact that he had been named both WHL and CHL goaltender of the week.
What Raiders lack in size, they make up in speed (video)

What Raiders lack in size, they make up in speed (video)

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders don’t have the size of a lot of teams in the Central Alberta High School Football League, but they just may be the fastest team in the league.
Nugent-Hopkins looking comfortable in the Big League

Nugent-Hopkins looking comfortable in the Big League

The Red Deer Rebels’ chances of seeing Ryan Nugent-Hopkins in their lineup this season took a major hit Saturday when the emerging NHL superstar recorded a hat trick for the Edmonton Oilers in a 4-3 loss to the visiting Vancouver Canucks. Nugent-Hopkins, the first overall pick in June’s NHL entry draft, has notched four goals in three games.