Sports

The Queens competed during the Winter Regional last season when Red Deer Polytechnic hosted the event. (Photo by Red Deer Polytechnic Athletics)

RDP Kings and Queens curling teams ready to compete

The season begins this weekend in Airdrie

The Queens competed during the Winter Regional last season when Red Deer Polytechnic hosted the event. (Photo by Red Deer Polytechnic Athletics)
Stettler native and Toronto Argonauts lineman Theren Churchill, right, poses for a photo with the Grey Cup alongside quarterback Chad Kelly. (Photo by Theren Churchill/ Twitter)
Stettler native and Toronto Argonauts lineman Theren Churchill, right, poses for a photo with the Grey Cup alongside quarterback Chad Kelly. (Photo by Theren Churchill/ Twitter)
Canada forward Alphonso Davies (19) plays the ball in front of Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen (5) during second half Group F World Cup soccer action at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Canada forward Alphonso Davies (19) plays the ball in front of Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen (5) during second half Group F World Cup soccer action at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Hunter Mayo battles with Marek Schneider for a loose puck last season when Schneider was a member of the Saskatoon Blades. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Hunter Mayo battles with Marek Schneider for a loose puck last season when Schneider was a member of the Saskatoon Blades. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Japan's Takuma Asano, left, fight for the ball with Germany's Nico Schlotterbeck, on his way to score his side's second goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Japan gets 2 late goals to beat Germany 2-1 at World Cup

Another World Cup day, another World Cup shock. Substitutes Ritsu Doan and…

Japan's Takuma Asano, left, fight for the ball with Germany's Nico Schlotterbeck, on his way to score his side's second goal during the World Cup group E soccer match between Germany and Japan, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Lyn Radford has been announced as one of 11 inductees in the class of 2023 into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
Lyn Radford has been announced as one of 11 inductees in the class of 2023 into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills Lightning senior boys’ volleyball team beat the Notre Dame Cougars in a best-of-three series to win their first 4A central zone championship in 10 years. (Photo submitted by Lorae Couchman)
The Hunting Hills Lightning senior boys’ volleyball team beat the Notre Dame Cougars in a best-of-three series to win their first 4A central zone championship in 10 years. (Photo submitted by Lorae Couchman)
The Lindsay Thurber senior girls’ volleyball team won their second straight 4A central zone championship on Friday. (Photo submitted by Kirsten DeZutter)
The Lindsay Thurber senior girls’ volleyball team won their second straight 4A central zone championship on Friday. (Photo submitted by Kirsten DeZutter)
Rebels forward Arjun Bawa skates into the offensive zone against the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Peavey Mart Centrium on Saturday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Sports schedule Nov. 23-27

Sports schedule in Red Deer this week

Rebels forward Arjun Bawa skates into the offensive zone against the Brandon Wheat Kings at the Peavey Mart Centrium on Saturday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Matt Dunstone (left), along with teammates B.J. Neufeld, Colton Lott and Ryan Harnden, won the men’s championship at the Red Deer Curling Classic, which ran from Friday to Monday at the Pidherney Centre. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Dunstone, Homan win Red Deer Curling Classic

Dunstone 8 Koe 2 Homan 5 Scheidegger 1 Matt Dunstone and Rachel…

Matt Dunstone (left), along with teammates B.J. Neufeld, Colton Lott and Ryan Harnden, won the men’s championship at the Red Deer Curling Classic, which ran from Friday to Monday at the Pidherney Centre. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Timothy Weah of the United States celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the World Cup, group B soccer match between the United States and Wales, at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Bale salvages 1-1 draw for Wales against US in World Cup

The young United States team was nearing victory in its World Cup…

Timothy Weah of the United States celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the World Cup, group B soccer match between the United States and Wales, at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
England's Raheem Sterling scores his side's third goal past Iran's Abolfazl Jalali during the World Cup group B soccer match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Saka, Rashford help England rout Iran 6-2 at World Cup

Bukayo Saka and Marcus Rashford put last year’s European Championship loss behind…

England's Raheem Sterling scores his side's third goal past Iran's Abolfazl Jalali during the World Cup group B soccer match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Red Deer Rebels forward Frantisek Formanek passed the puck across ice against the Brandon Wheat Kings Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Nate Danielson sinks hometown Rebels in third period

Rebels have now lost six of the last seven

Red Deer Rebels forward Frantisek Formanek passed the puck across ice against the Brandon Wheat Kings Saturday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills Lightning played the Holy Trinity Academy Knights in the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Tier II provincial semi-finals at Setter’s Place Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills Lightning played the Holy Trinity Academy Knights in the Alberta Schools Athletic Association Tier II provincial semi-finals at Setter’s Place Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Polytechnic Queens guard Heena Sidhu cuts toward the net against the Keyano College Huskies on Friday night at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Polytechnic Queens guard Heena Sidhu cuts toward the net against the Keyano College Huskies on Friday night at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Rebels forward Jayden Grubbe reaches for the puck against the Lethbridge Hurricanes Friday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Rebels lose to Hurricanes in a shootout

Rebels pick up a point in the 3-2 defeat

Rebels forward Jayden Grubbe reaches for the puck against the Lethbridge Hurricanes Friday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills senior boys volleyball team defeated the Notre Dame Cougars in straight sets 3-0 on Friday night to win the best of three series to decide the 4A central zone championship. The Lightning took all three sets in the matchup 26-24, 27-25, and 25-14. Meanwhile, the Lindsay Thurber senior girls’ volleyball team beat the Notre Dame Cougars 3-0 Friday night and won the best of three series to become 4A central zone champions. At Lindsay Thurber High School the Raiders took the sets 25-10, 25-18, and 25-23. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills senior boys volleyball team defeated the Notre Dame Cougars in straight sets 3-0 on Friday night to win the best of three series to decide the 4A central zone championship. The Lightning took all three sets in the matchup 26-24, 27-25, and 25-14. Meanwhile, the Lindsay Thurber senior girls’ volleyball team beat the Notre Dame Cougars 3-0 Friday night and won the best of three series to become 4A central zone champions. At Lindsay Thurber High School the Raiders took the sets 25-10, 25-18, and 25-23. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Number 11 world ranked Team Korey Dropkin competed Friday afternoon during the 2022 Red Deer Curling Classic at the Pidherney Centre. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Number 11 world ranked Team Korey Dropkin competed Friday afternoon during the 2022 Red Deer Curling Classic at the Pidherney Centre. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk holds on for life as he competes in the PBR event in Red Deer in June at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Meadow Lake’s Cody Coverchuk holds on for life as he competes in the PBR event in Red Deer in June at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Lindsay Thurber Raiders took on the Notre Dame Cougars Thursday night in the first game of the 4A Central Zone Championship Final. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Lindsay Thurber Raiders took on the Notre Dame Cougars Thursday night in the first game of the 4A Central Zone Championship Final. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)