Local sports briefs – November 5

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

Athletic funding available

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.ascentral.ca. Deadline for applications is Nov. 18.

Cougars, Raiders win in volleyball

The Notre Dame Cougars took both ends of a Central Alberta High School Volleyball League doubleheader over Ponoka Tuesday.

The Cougars won the girls’ contest 25-21, 25-18, 25-17 and the boys’ match 25-15, 25-9, 25-18.

• In other girls’ play, the Lindsay Thurber Raiders downed the Stettler Wildcats 25-16, 25-15, 25-7.

Wells beats HMI in men’s hoop

David McComish dropped in 33 points to lead Wells Furniture to a 74-68 victory over HMI in Central Alberta Senior Men’s Basketball Association play Tuesday.

Steve Hall had 21 points in a losing cause.

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