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The Red Deer Rebels have announced their schedule for the 2022-23 Western Hockey League regular season. (Photo by Andy Devlin/Edmonton Oil Kings)

Red Deer Rebels unveil 2022-23 regular season schedule

Season starts with a home-and-home against Edmonton Oil Kings

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Stampede Showdown wrap up

The Ponoka Stampede wrapped on July 3 with their always popular showdown.…

Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Ponoka Stampede Finals set up incredible showdown

The final day of competition is complete at the Ponoka Stampede and…

Cole Goodine rides for 83 points in the bareback event during the Ponoka Stampede on July 3. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Ryley Dowswell celebrates with his Red Deer Rampage teammates after scoring his third goal of the game against the Lethbridge Barracudas of the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League on Saturday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Ryley Dowswell celebrates with his Red Deer Rampage teammates after scoring his third goal of the game against the Lethbridge Barracudas of the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League on Saturday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Rebels selected Vojtech Port with the 49th pick in the 2022 CHL Import Draft. (Submitted photo/ HC Sparta)
The Red Deer Rebels selected Vojtech Port with the 49th pick in the 2022 CHL Import Draft. (Submitted photo/ HC Sparta)
The Sylvan Lake Gulls lineup during the national anthem. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Updated: Wild weekend of baseball for Gulls

The Gulls will play seven straight games

The Sylvan Lake Gulls lineup during the national anthem. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 5 of the Ponoka Stampede

Women’s ranch bronc riders show what a cowgirl can do

  • Jul 1, 2022
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)

Night 3 of chuckwagon action at the Ponoka Stampede

Chucks recap and more kids day photos from June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)
Lacombe's Brady McKinlay wins the Alberta Men's Amateur Championship in Acheson Thursday evening. (Submitted photo/ Alberta Golf)
Lacombe's Brady McKinlay wins the Alberta Men's Amateur Championship in Acheson Thursday evening. (Submitted photo/ Alberta Golf)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: DAY 4 — Kids Day at Ponoka Stampede

A look at the leader board after the fourth pro rodeo performance

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Red Deer Rebels forward Frantisek Formanek, the team’s 2021 CHL Import selection made his WHL debut last season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Frantisek Formanek, the team’s 2021 CHL Import selection made his WHL debut last season. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
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RODE: Red Deer U18AAA Braves catcher Gavin Galenza impresses at all levels

Gavin Galenza didn’t exactly follow in his father’s footsteps. While Gavin fell…

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Red Deer’s Ashton Sahli competes in the bull riding event in the Ponoka Stampede on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer’s Ashton Sahli competes in the bull riding event in the Ponoka Stampede on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer's Eileen Park was narrowly defeated at the 2021 Alberta U19 Girls Championship at the Carstairs Community Golf Club. (Photo courtesy Alberta Golf)

2 Central Alberta golfers nab wins at MJT stop in Olds

Red Deer’s Eileen Park continued her dominance of the Maple Leaf Junior…

Red Deer's Eileen Park was narrowly defeated at the 2021 Alberta U19 Girls Championship at the Carstairs Community Golf Club. (Photo courtesy Alberta Golf)
The Red Deer Games Foundation has once again awarded its grants to athletes in Red Deer and the surrounding area. (Photo supplied)
The Red Deer Games Foundation has once again awarded its grants to athletes in Red Deer and the surrounding area. (Photo supplied)
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Night 1 of chucks at Ponoka Stampede

Chanse Viden in the lead after first night of chuckwagon races

  • Jun 29, 2022
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The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Sherwood Park Athletics on the road Thursday evening. (Advocate File Photo)
The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Sherwood Park Athletics on the road Thursday evening. (Advocate File Photo)
Woody's Triathlon hosted hundreds of competitors this past weekend in Red Deer. (Woody's Triathlon/ Facebook)

Hundreds competed in Woody’s Triathlon last weekend

The 22 installment of the event in Red Deer

Woody's Triathlon hosted hundreds of competitors this past weekend in Red Deer. (Woody's Triathlon/ Facebook)