Central Alberta Bucs fall in regular-season finale, playoff fate to be determined

The Central Alberta Buccaneers will have to wait another week before they see the complete Alberta Football League playoff picture.

They are locked into third place after the conclusion of the regular season on Saturday but have to watch the scoreboard until week 10 ends to find out where they travel.

The Calgary Wolfpack still have a shot at clinching first, if they can beat the Cold Lake Fighter Jets by nine or more points. If the Fighter Jets lose by nine or less or win, they earn first place.

The Bucs will travel and play a road game at either Cold Lake or Calgary on Aug. 17.

In Saturday’s game in Cold Lake, the Bucs were in the game early but ran out of steam in the second half. The two teams were tied at 14 at halftime. In the second half, the Bucs were only able to muster a field goal and couldn’t entirely shut down the Fighter Jets run game. Cold Lake won the game 34-17 and improved to 6-1 on the season.



Email sports tips to Byron Hackett

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

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

Just Posted

Food Truck Fridays to start new Drive and Dash events next week

Events will be held in Westerner Park parking lot Thursday evenings, Friday afternoons all June

Alberta gov’t to expand mental health supports

The Government of Alberta says a $21.6-million investment will expand online resources… Continue reading

City of Red Deer encouraged residents to participate in Food Bank Ninja Challenge

The City of Red Deer is encouraging residents to participate in a… Continue reading

Central Alberta naturalists fear pristine headwaters will be contaminated by coal mine

Chutes of the Ram constitute one of Earth’s ‘most beautiful’ spots

READER VIDEO: American White Pelicans spotted in Red Deer River

A Red Deer Advocate reader spotted a group of American White Pelicans… Continue reading

Protesters rally in Toronto against anti-black, Indigenous racism

TORONTO — Thousands of people are taking part in a rally on… Continue reading

Another COVID-19 case reported in northern New Brunswick on Saturday

CAMPBELLTON, N.B. — People from a city in northern New Brunswick lined… Continue reading

B.C. sees second day in a row with no COVID-19 deaths as schools ready to reopen

VICTORIA — British Columbia announced no new deaths from COVID-19 for the… Continue reading

UN sets pandemic voting rules for Canada’s Security Council campaign

OTTAWA — The United Nations has confirmed that the election for non-permanent… Continue reading

Police watchdog investigating death of Richmond man

RICHMOND, B.C. — British Columbia’s police watchdog has been called in to… Continue reading

COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop

Ceremony was live streamed to friends and family around the world

Tooting the importance of whistling

OK, so someone who tattles on another person is a whistleblower, and… Continue reading

Police see increase in speedy drivers on quieter streets during pandemic

Police across the country say they’ve been dealing with more complaints about loud, fast vehicles

Most Read