Local sports briefs – September 18

Red Deer’s Adrienne White turned in a solid opening round of the first sectional tournament of the LPGA qualifying school.

White battling at Q-school

PALM SPRING, Calif. — Red Deer’s Adrienne White turned in a solid opening round of the first sectional tournament of the LPGA qualifying school.

White shot an even-par 72, which leaves her in a tie for 35th following the first of four rounds. The leader shot a six-under 66. The top 30 following the final round will advance directly to the third and final qualifying tournament, Dec. 2-6, in Daytona Beach, Fla . The rest of the field can compete in the second qualifier, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Venice, Fla.

As it stands White is only one stroke out of 24th place and two back of 10th.


Cougars conquer Rocky

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE — The Notre Dame Cougars senior girls’ volleyball team hit the road Thursday and swept West Central High School 3-0 (25-8, 25-19, 25-9) in Central Alberta High School Volleyball League action.

The girls and boys teams are off to Edmonton this week to play a tournament at the University of Alberta.


Notre Dame downs Hunting Hills

Notre Dame took both ends of a Central Alberta High School Junior Varsity Volleyball League doubleheader over Hunting Hills Wednesday. The Cougars won 25-7, 25-21, 25-14 in girls’ action and 25-11, 25-13, 25-16 in the boys’ contest.


Grizzlys maul Royals

OLDS — Sean Neumeier fired two goals as the Olds Grizzlys dumped the Calgary Royals 7-2 in an Alberta Junior Hockey League game viewed by 472 fans on Thursday at the Sports Complex.

Also scoring for the Grizzlys, who led 2-0 after the first period and 4-0 after 40 minutes, were Mitch Maxwell, Tanner Dion, Jordan Kwas, Matthew McAleena and Corey Campbell. Christopher Levy notched both Calgary goals.

Ian Perrier made 34 saves for the Royals, while Travis Weber stopped 25 shots for the Grizzlys, who travel to Okotoks tonight to face the Oilers.

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