Local briefs – November12

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders boys and girls squads concluded their Central Alberta High School Volleyball League regular-season schedules with perfect records.

Raiders volleyball finishes perfect regular season

The Lindsay Thurber Raiders boys and girls squads concluded their Central Alberta High School Volleyball League regular-season schedules with perfect records.

The male Raiders finished at 6-0 with a 3-1 (25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-14) win over the host Camrose Trojans on Tuesday, while the Thurber girls finished 10-0 by sweeping Camrose 3-0 (25-20, 25-12, 25-21).

The 4A zone playoffs will be played next week in Red Deer, with the 3A boys playdowns in Camrose and the 3A girls playoffs at Sylvan Lake.

Wranglers rock Rimbey

Kyle Maas recorded a hat trick and Kurtis Ross scored twice as the Blackfalds Wranglers whipped the visiting Rimbey Rock 7-2 in Heritage Junior B Hockey League action on Tuesday.

Scoft Maetche and David Jantzie also scored for the winners, who led 2-1 and 4-1 by periods. Davin Wasainen and Wyatt Fraser replied for the Rock, who were assessed of 12 of 19 minor penalties.

Blackfalds netminder Tanner Schalin made 26 saves, while Jordan Panasiuk blocked 46 shots for Rimbey.

• Claye Spady potted the lone goal for the Stettler Lightning in a 5-1 loss to the visiting Airdrie Lightning.

Stettler’s Landon Schmidt made 17 saves as the Lightning held a 30-22 advantage in shots.

Hot Shots drill Royals

Jody Potts netted 27 points to lead the Hot Shots to an 84-33 thrashing of the RDC Royals in North Star Women’s Basketball League action on Monday.

Caren Jones led the Royals with 10 points.

In other games:

• Kelsey Sinclair dropped in 15 points as North Star downed Wild Bill’s 59-47. Sanela Sarcevic had 12 points in a losing cause.

• Triple Threat, with Ingrid Kleinlugtenbeld scoring eight points, defeated Riff Raff 28-13. Jacquie Brown scored eight for the losers.

• RDC Black got eight points from Gillian Magnusson in a 46-31 victory over the Storm, who got 13 from Jen Stange.

• Tannis Johannson poured in 16 points to pace the Spartans to a 38-32 win over Funk, who were led by Kali Guillaume’s eight points.

Foundation accepting financial assistance applications

The Red Deer Games Foundation is accepting applications for financial assistance for Red Deer and area athletes.

The foundation provides grants to individuals demonstrating a high level of ability and strong devotion to their sport.

Application forms outlining the guidelines and criteria of the program are available at the Dawe Centre, Recreation Centre, Collicutt Centre, the Alberta Sport Development Centre and online at www.asdccentral.ca. Deadline for applications is Nov. 18.

Just Posted

City of Red Deer gets ball rolling on annexing more land

”It’s important we look ahead,” says Mayor Veer

Walmart melding online and in-store shopping

South Red Deer Walmart recently underwent six months of renovations

Updated: Nature trail unveiled at RDC

Trail unveiling and tree planting honours Nova Chemicals $2 million donation

Video: Windows smashed at three Red Deer businesses

Red Deer RCMP arrest man after vandalism spree

Automated cars could kill wide range of jobs, federal documents say

OTTAWA — More than one million jobs could be lost to the… Continue reading

McGill research finds significant driving impairment 5 hours after cannabis use

MONTREAL — Driving under the influence of cannabis remains dangerous even five… Continue reading

Family: Remembering the important things

It seems so much of life is work and routine and then… Continue reading

Canada gets into Women’s World Cup with 7-0 win over Panama

FRISCO, Texas — Christine Sinclair isn’t concerned about chasing records. She’s set… Continue reading

Baldwin urges ‘overthrow’ of Trump government via voting

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Actor Alec Baldwin followed up his latest parody portrayal… Continue reading

Prince Harry and Meghan expecting their 1st child in spring

CANBERRA, Australia — Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex,… Continue reading

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

NEW YORK — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling… Continue reading

Doctors to debate medical pot as more patients expected to ask for prescriptions

VANCOUVER — Doctors with opposing views on whether medical marijuana should be… Continue reading

Most Read