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Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff was its 25th overall pick in the 2019 CHL Import Draft last year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Christoffer Sedoff was its 25th overall pick in the 2019 CHL Import Draft last year. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Second-year striker Mikayla Fujimoto of Red Deer battles for a ball near midfield with Ambrose University Lions player Janessa Parker. The Queens won the game 2-1 on home turf and have four games remaining in the ACAC season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Adovcate Staff)

RDC still pondering return to train plan for student-athletes

With the suspension of the Alberta Colleges Athletic Association fall sports semester…

Second-year striker Mikayla Fujimoto of Red Deer battles for a ball near midfield with Ambrose University Lions player Janessa Parker. The Queens won the game 2-1 on home turf and have four games remaining in the ACAC season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Adovcate Staff)
Red Deer’s Nate Danielson was named to Hockey Canada’s U17 Virtual Camp list on Wednesday. (Photo by OIS/Joe Toth. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC)

Red Deer’s Nate Danielson invited to Hockey Canada U17 virtual camp

Three Red Deer Rebels’ prospects also made the list

Red Deer’s Nate Danielson was named to Hockey Canada’s U17 Virtual Camp list on Wednesday. (Photo by OIS/Joe Toth. Handout image supplied by OIS/IOC)
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Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs forward Kylie Perry was one of 59 players selected to BFL CANADA National Women’s Under-18 Team virtual Summer Camp. The group will meet twice weekly until the 2021 IIHF World Under 18 Hockey Championships in April. (File photo by Advocate Staff)

Ponoka’s Kylie Perry invited to virtual U18 Hockey Canada Camp

A local hockey product is being recognized among the best in her…

Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs forward Kylie Perry was one of 59 players selected to BFL CANADA National Women’s Under-18 Team virtual Summer Camp. The group will meet twice weekly until the 2021 IIHF World Under 18 Hockey Championships in April. (File photo by Advocate Staff)
Father’s Day: Running the Red Deer Rebels runs in the family

Father’s Day: Running the Red Deer Rebels runs in the family

Take your kid to work days were a little different for Merrick…

Father’s Day: Running the Red Deer Rebels runs in the family
The Alberta Colleges Athletic Association has cancelled the fall semester athletic season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Alberta Colleges Athletic Association has cancelled the fall semester athletic season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Royal City Soccer Club, which runs summer soccer camps across the country is saying they are unable to offer refunds to participants, after camps were cancelled due to COVID-19. (File Photo)                                The Royal City Soccer Club, which runs summer soccer camps across the country is saying they are unable to offer refunds to participants, after camps were cancelled due to COVID-19. (File Photo)

No refunds for parents who registered kids in soccer camp

The operator of summer soccer camps says he’s unable to refund money…

The Royal City Soccer Club, which runs summer soccer camps across the country is saying they are unable to offer refunds to participants, after camps were cancelled due to COVID-19. (File Photo)                                The Royal City Soccer Club, which runs summer soccer camps across the country is saying they are unable to offer refunds to participants, after camps were cancelled due to COVID-19. (File Photo)
The Western Hockey League said Thursday they need buildings at a minimum 50 per cent capacity in order to play a season this year. They are targeting Oct. 2 for the start of the 2020-21 season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

WHL needs rinks at half capacity for season to go-ahead

Commissioner Ron Robison discussed league return to play protocol Thursday

The Western Hockey League said Thursday they need buildings at a minimum 50 per cent capacity in order to play a season this year. They are targeting Oct. 2 for the start of the 2020-21 season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The Red Deer Rebels might be back on the ice as soon as Oct. 2, depending on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

WHL targeting Oct. 2 return

League intends to play 68-game season

The Red Deer Rebels might be back on the ice as soon as Oct. 2, depending on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
The University of Alberta Golden Bears won’t play hockey in 2020. (Photo by U SPORTS)

University of Alberta suspends hockey, basketball, volleyball next season

EDMONTON — The University of Alberta has suspended men’s and women’s hockey,…

The University of Alberta Golden Bears won’t play hockey in 2020. (Photo by U SPORTS)
Red Deer’s Kayson Gallant commits to Portage College Voyageurs

Red Deer’s Kayson Gallant commits to Portage College Voyageurs

Kayson Gallant is set to continue his hockey career in his home…

Red Deer’s Kayson Gallant commits to Portage College Voyageurs
Central Alberta Bucs season cancelled

Central Alberta Bucs season cancelled

It was another unceremonious end for the Central Alberta Buccaneers. With their…

Central Alberta Bucs season cancelled
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Kyle Masters recognized by Hockey Canada

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Kyle Masters recognized by Hockey Canada

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Kyle Masters joined an exclusive club this week.…

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Kyle Masters recognized by Hockey Canada
The Red Deer City Soccer Association is confident they will be able to begin play the week of June 22. (File Photo)

Soccer set to return to Red Deer June 22

It appears the Red Deer City Soccer Association will be one of…

The Red Deer City Soccer Association is confident they will be able to begin play the week of June 22. (File Photo)
Isabel St. Pierre, Tessa Strom and Heather Ritchie, all three from Red Deer helped the UBC Thunderbirds capture its first-ever U Sports Canada West Title last year. The trio won’t get a chance to compete this year, as U Sports announced the Canada West fall season had been wiped out because of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. (Contributed Photo)

Local U Sports athletes crushed by cancelled fall season

Red Deer’s Isabel St. Pierre had it all mapped out until Monday’s…

Isabel St. Pierre, Tessa Strom and Heather Ritchie, all three from Red Deer helped the UBC Thunderbirds capture its first-ever U Sports Canada West Title last year. The trio won’t get a chance to compete this year, as U Sports announced the Canada West fall season had been wiped out because of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. (Contributed Photo)
Ponoka RCMP is seeking public help to locate missing 17-year-old Mark Crier. (Photo courtesy of Ponoka RCMP)

RCMP looking to locate missing Ponoka teen

Ponoka RCMP is seeking the public’s help to locate Mark Crier. The…

Ponoka RCMP is seeking public help to locate missing 17-year-old Mark Crier. (Photo courtesy of Ponoka RCMP)
Olds Grizzlys announce coaching staff for 2020-21 AJHL season

Olds Grizzlys announce coaching staff for 2020-21 AJHL season

The Olds Grizzlys will have a new look behind the bench for…

Olds Grizzlys announce coaching staff for 2020-21 AJHL season
The pickleball courts in Red Deer, which opened last summer, will be the site of the 2021 Canadian Pickleball Nationals. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

Red Deer selected to host 2021 pickleball nationals

The Red Deer Pickleball Club is riding high this week after receiving…

The pickleball courts in Red Deer, which opened last summer, will be the site of the 2021 Canadian Pickleball Nationals. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Alberta Golf is set to resume its championship schedule on June 23 at Coyote Creek Golf and RV Resort. (File photo by Black Press Media)

Alberta Golf set to resume tournament play in June

McLennan Ross Alberta Golf Junior Tour starts July 2

Alberta Golf is set to resume its championship schedule on June 23 at Coyote Creek Golf and RV Resort. (File photo by Black Press Media)
AAA male hockey rebrands under Hockey Alberta umbrella

AAA male hockey rebrands under Hockey Alberta umbrella

Next season and for the foreseeable future, AAA male hockey in Alberta…

AAA male hockey rebrands under Hockey Alberta umbrella