Local sports briefs – October 14

The Notre Dame Cougars swept a Central Alberta High School Girls’ Volleyball League doubleheader from H.J. Cody of Sylvan Lake at home Tuesday.

Cougars sweep H.J. Cody

The Notre Dame Cougars swept a Central Alberta High School Girls’ Volleyball League doubleheader from H.J. Cody of Sylvan Lake at home Tuesday.

The Cougars won the junior varsity contest 11-25, 13-25, 25-12, 25-21, 15-12 while taking the senior match 21-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-18.


RDC struggles through first round

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — It was a tough day out on the course as RDC opened up its pursuit of a CCAA National golf title on Wednesday at the Dunes.

After the first 18 holes they will be forced to dig themselves out of a big hole after finishing way off the pace in both the men’s and women’s divisions.

The men finished with a disappointing total of 340 while Humber College finished first at 286, Kamosun was second at 295 and University of Fraser Valley was third at 296.

Landon Schmidt was the top King with an 81 followed by Jordie Weich at 83, J.D. Morrical 85, Ben Stang 85, and Jonathan Laniel 87.

“it was a surprisingly poor day all the way around,” said RDC head coach Scott Bergdahl. “Being at nationals I think they felt the pressure a little bit, although we didn’t talk about it much or put that pressure on them.

“Thankfully it’s a three day event, we have lots of time to improve.”

The Queens had similar problems in finishing up at 213. Durham was in first with a 154 while UBC Okanagan was second at 170 and Holland College was third at 174.

Caitlin Kelliher was the top Queen with a 93 while Melissa Koster shot a 110.


Grizzlys roll past Thunder

DRAYTON VALLEY — The South’s first place Olds Grizzlys continued their hot play Wednesday night with a commanding 5-2 win over the North cellar dwelling Drayton Valley Thunder in Alberta Junior Hockey League action.

Zane Jones scored twice for the Grizzlys who also got singles from Bart Moran, Brandon Clowes and Taylor Bourne.

Mario Bailard and Jarid Hauptman replied for Drayton Valley.

Brayden Hopfe made 28 saves to record the win, while Joseph Quattroch stopped 27 of the 31 shots he faced in taking the loss.

Olds (9-3-0-2) will try to keep their four game winning streak going on Friday when they host the Canmore Eagles (4-7-0-3) at 7:30 p.m.

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