Array

Trio of locals get wins at Rumble in Red Deer

A trio of Red Deer boxers recorded victories in the fourth annual Rumble in Red Deer at the Harvest Centre at the Westerner Friday.

A trio of Red Deer boxers recorded victories in the fourth annual Rumble in Red Deer at the Harvest Centre at the Westerner Friday.

Brian Samuel of the Red Deer Boxing Club downed Dax Smordin of Edmonton in the 152-pound senior open division in what turned out to be the fight of the night.

Meanwhile, a pair of women — Nadine Phillips and Allison Dechant — provided the sellout crowd of 400 with some outstanding entertainment in a white collar bout with Phillips winning a split decision.

Mike Rodenbusch of the Red Deer and District Boxing Club took a split decision from Edmonton’s Chris Hicks in a 165-pound senior novice bout and Brendan Irwin of the Red Deer and District Club also won by split decision over Frankie Alvarez of Edmonton. in a 165-pound youth novice bout.

In other amateur fights Pavel Aristaksyan of Olds downed Red Deer’s Tyler Sundgaard in the heavyweight senior open division and Gwynn Lewis of Calgary stopped Red Deer’s Mark Habana in the 152-pound senior open class.

In an entertaining white collar super heavyweight bout Red Deer firefighter Ben Boniface won the main event over RDC’s PJ Swales in a unanimous decision despite breaking his ribs.

In other white collar bouts in the 165-pound senior novice division, Jordy Johnston of Olds downed Jason Gilbert of Red Deer and Jon Lewis defeated Dallas Lehr in an all-Red Deer affair.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

National unemployment rate hits new record even as economy adds jobs

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada reports a record high unemployment rate as the… Continue reading

Twitter disables Trump campaign’s George Floyd video tribute

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over… Continue reading

Marches in Ottawa, Toronto to honour black lives lost at hands of police

OTTAWA — Demonstrators plan to march from Parliament Hill through Ottawa streets… Continue reading

Trudeau to offer premiers billions to help reopen the economy safely

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to offer premiers billions in… Continue reading

VIDEO: British Columbia bear takes a nap in eagle tree

Videos captured by Terry Eissfeldt shows the bear arriving Saturday night and sleeping in on Sunday

MLB players reaffirm pay stance, no deal with teams in sight

NEW YORK — Baseball players reaffirmed their stance for full prorated pay,… Continue reading

B.C. Lions players Burnham, Johnson admit they feel safer in Canada than in U.S.

B.C. Lions players Bryan Burnham and Micah Johnson say they feel safer… Continue reading

Universal takes first steps reviving Orlando theme park biz

ORLANDO, Fla. — With masks on their faces and temperature checks at… Continue reading

US commercial casinos won $43.6 billion in 2019, up 3.7%

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Helped by the continuing spread of legal sports… Continue reading

Alberta Opposition calls on government to consult on provincial parks

Alberta Opposition calls on government to consult on provincial parks

Alberta overhauls real estate regulator in wake of prior dysfunctional board

Alberta overhauls real estate regulator in wake of prior dysfunctional board

Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

Alberta registrar reverses rejection, man gets to have FREE AB licence plate

Alberta imposing steep penalties but no charges on first-time impaired drivers

Alberta imposing steep penalties but no charges on first-time impaired drivers

Most Read