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Innisfail Eagles to play in Ranchlands Hockey League in 2020-21

Innisfail Eagles to play in Ranchlands Hockey League in 2020-21

Eagles have still declared as a senior AAA team for next season

Innisfail Eagles to play in Ranchlands Hockey League in 2020-21
Red Deer Rebels lend helping hand to Vancouver Canucks

Red Deer Rebels lend helping hand to Vancouver Canucks

The hockey community is a tight-knit one and it was the Red…

Red Deer Rebels lend helping hand to Vancouver Canucks
Red Deer’s Cole Bergheim won the rain-shortened 98th Central Alberta Amateur Championship at Red Deer Golf and Country Club. (Photo courtesy of RDGCC)

Bergheim wins 98th annual Central Alberta Amateur

Cole Bergheim was up against some tough competition this weekend, but the…

Red Deer’s Cole Bergheim won the rain-shortened 98th Central Alberta Amateur Championship at Red Deer Golf and Country Club. (Photo courtesy of RDGCC)
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Red Deer’s Jared Howse has earned an athletic scholarship for cross country and track and field to the University of New Brunswick next year. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer’s Jared Howse earns athletic scholarship to University of New Brunswick

Red Deer’s Jared Howse had his pick. The grade 12 student at…

Red Deer’s Jared Howse has earned an athletic scholarship for cross country and track and field to the University of New Brunswick next year. (Contributed photo)
Head Coach Jason Chatwood (left) sports one of the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ first on-field hats next to Aqil Samuel, general manager and president of baseball operations, at Hockey Central on July 26.

Sylvan Lake Gulls announce head coach for inaugural season

Jason Chatwood will lead the Gulls through their first WCBL season in 2021

Head Coach Jason Chatwood (left) sports one of the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ first on-field hats next to Aqil Samuel, general manager and president of baseball operations, at Hockey Central on July 26.
Red Deer’s Adam Sandstrom is set to join the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees next year. (Photo courtesy of Melissa Baker Photography/AJHL)

Red Deer’s Adam Sandstrom lands U Sports opportunity with University of Ottawa

Adam Sandstrom was all set to continue his hockey career close to…

Red Deer’s Adam Sandstrom is set to join the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees next year. (Photo courtesy of Melissa Baker Photography/AJHL)
Cole Bergheim, Logan Graf, Chandler McDowell and Carter Graf all finished in the top 16 at the Alberta Amateur Golf Championships in Medicine Hat this weekend. (Black Press File Photo)

Graf, McDowell tie for third at Alberta Men’s Am

Five Central Albertans finish in the top 16

Cole Bergheim, Logan Graf, Chandler McDowell and Carter Graf all finished in the top 16 at the Alberta Amateur Golf Championships in Medicine Hat this weekend. (Black Press File Photo)
Central Albertans Graf, McKinlay co-leaders heading into final round at Alberta Men’s Am
Central Albertans Graf, McKinlay co-leaders heading into final round at Alberta Men’s Am
11-year-old Eileen Park wins first-ever Alberta Junior Tour event

11-year-old Eileen Park wins first-ever Alberta Junior Tour event

Red Deer’s Eileen Park had a day to remember in her first…

11-year-old Eileen Park wins first-ever Alberta Junior Tour event
Lacombe’s Lynn Kuehn finished second at the Alberta Senior Ladies Championship in Edmonton this weekend. (Alberta Golf Photo)

Lacombe’s Lynn Kuehn finishes second at Alberta Senior Ladies Championship

In the end, Lynn Kuehn simply wasn’t able to match the scorching…

Lacombe’s Lynn Kuehn finished second at the Alberta Senior Ladies Championship in Edmonton this weekend. (Alberta Golf Photo)
12 former Rebels suit up at NHL training camps

12 former Rebels suit up at NHL training camps

There will be plenty of former Red Deer Rebels talent sprinkled across…

12 former Rebels suit up at NHL training camps
Red Deer’s Eileen Park wins junior golf event in Calgary

Red Deer’s Eileen Park wins junior golf event in Calgary

Red Deer’s Eileen Park is red hot this summer. The 11-year-old picked…

Red Deer’s Eileen Park wins junior golf event in Calgary
Edmonton’s Ryan Garbutt won the Jordan Brand Memorial Lacombe Junior Open monday, with a low score of 79. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Junior Golf)

Junior golfers go low at Jordan Brand Memorial tournament

The McLennan Ross Alberta Junior Tour is drawing young golfers out of…

Edmonton’s Ryan Garbutt won the Jordan Brand Memorial Lacombe Junior Open monday, with a low score of 79. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Junior Golf)
A pair of local golfers tied for fourth at the Alberta U19 Championships this week. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)

Red Deer golfers tie for fourth at Alberta U19 Championship

Logan Graf and Cole Bergheim put up a valiant effort in the…

A pair of local golfers tied for fourth at the Alberta U19 Championships this week. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)
Despite uncertainty at Westerner Park, the Red Deer Rebels still expect to play their home games at the Centrium come October. (Westerner Park image).

Westerner Park uncertainty won’t affect Red Deer Rebels

New lease agreement for Centrium in the works

Despite uncertainty at Westerner Park, the Red Deer Rebels still expect to play their home games at the Centrium come October. (Westerner Park image).
Red Deer Catalina teammates Logan Milman and Ben Bahler battle it out last year at the 67th annual Freeze or Fry Swim Meet at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The event was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer Catalina Swim Club swimmers back in the water

Monday was a joyous day all around for the Red Deer Catalina…

Red Deer Catalina teammates Logan Milman and Ben Bahler battle it out last year at the 67th annual Freeze or Fry Swim Meet at the Red Deer Recreation Centre. The event was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Blair Hanna, a member of the Red Deer Legends in the Red Deer Twilight Baseball League, is happy the season is going ahead after some unsure moments earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of the City of Red Deer)

It’s play ball for Red Deer Legends and Twilight Baseball League

In a normal year, Blair Hanna and the Red Deer Legends would…

Blair Hanna, a member of the Red Deer Legends in the Red Deer Twilight Baseball League, is happy the season is going ahead after some unsure moments earlier this year. (Photo courtesy of the City of Red Deer)
Red Deer Minor Hockey encouraged by Hockey Alberta’s Return to Play plan

Red Deer Minor Hockey encouraged by Hockey Alberta’s Return to Play plan

Even in the dead of summer, hockey is never far from the…

Red Deer Minor Hockey encouraged by Hockey Alberta’s Return to Play plan
The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is set to re-open on July 2. (File Photo)

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum to re-open Thursday

After being closed for nearly four months through the spring and early…

The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is set to re-open on July 2. (File Photo)
Rebels pick Czech forward Tomas Chlubna at CHL Import Draft

Rebels pick Czech forward Tomas Chlubna at CHL Import Draft

The Red Deer Rebels have added a forward from the Czech Republic…

Rebels pick Czech forward Tomas Chlubna at CHL Import Draft