Sports briefs – March 30

Amanda Martin and Zach Blakely were double gold medalists for the Red Deer Thunder Country Trampoline and Gymnastics Club at the Western Canada Cup trials and invitational meet during the weekend.

Martin, Blakely win double gold

at the Western Canada Cup

CALGARY — Amanda Martin and Zach Blakely were double gold medalists for the Red Deer Thunder Country Trampoline and Gymnastics Club at the Western Canada Cup trials and invitational meet during the weekend.

Martin won the trampoline and double-mini trampoline (DMT) in the national novice 10-14 year-old women’s division while Blakely captured the trampoline and DMT in the provincial C boys’ category. He was also 10th in provincial D tumbling.

Kyle Soehn won the national senior men’s trampoline title and was second in DMT while Alexandra Potter won the provincial C girls’ trampoline while finishing second in DMT.

Caiden Cline won the provincial B men’s trampoline, was third in tumbling and ninth in DMT while Peirson Kooman won gold in the provincial D men’s tumbling to go with a fourth in provincial B trampoline.

Madeline Potter won the provincial B women’s trampoline while Morgan Akins was third in both the national novice 15-and-over women’s trampoline and DMT.

Amy Hawkings was second in the national novice 15-and-over women’s DMT and fifth in trampoline.

Tiffany Cottier and Spencer Hansen both came home with bronze medals.

Cottier was third in the provincial B women’s trampoline and Hansen third in the provincial C boys’ DMT. Hansen also placed fifth on the trampoline.

Brittany Lane was fourth on the trampoline and fifth in DMT in the national novice 15-and-over women’s category while Kalena Soehn was fourth in DMT and seventh in trampoline in provincial B women and 10th in tumbling in provincial C.

Karalynn Idland placed fourth in the provincial B women’s trampoline.

RDC Alumni finish with bronze

EDMONTON — The Drummond RDC Alumni women’s indoor soccer team won the bronze medal at tier III provincials on the weekend.

RDC won 2-1 after a shootout with the J.P. Wolves. They won the shootout 4-3.

Just Posted

Manslaughter trial begins for Delburne man involved in 2016 collision

Delburne man is accused of causing a collision with a pickup he was following

Red Deer RCMP ready for new mandatory alcohol screening law

Red Deer RCMP are ready to enforce a new law intended to… Continue reading

Bentley family left without a home grateful for community support

Central Albertans are coming together to support a family left homeless after… Continue reading

‘My nightmare began again’: Close call as bus carrying Humboldt crash survivor rear-ended

CALGARY — A terrifying ordeal for Humboldt Broncos survivor Ryan Straschnitzki this… Continue reading

Annual pace of housing starts picked up in November, tops expectations

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says the annual pace of… Continue reading

WATCH: Red Deer and District Kennel Club Dog Show at Westerner Park

The Red Deer and District Kennel Club is holding a dog show… Continue reading

Orlando SC acquires Canadian Tesho Akindele in trade with FC Dallas for cash

ORLANDO, Fla. — Canadian forward Tesho Akindele was traded to Orlando City… Continue reading

Koskinen notches third shutout, McDavid gets winner as Oilers blank Flames 1-0

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defence… Continue reading

Beyonce performs at pre-wedding party in India

Beyonce brought her star power to a pre-wedding party for the daughter… Continue reading

Kirk Douglas celebrates 102nd birthday

LOS ANGELES — Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday… Continue reading

Ellen Page steps up attack on Nova Scotia pulp mill’s effluent pipeline

HALIFAX — Hollywood actor Ellen Page is doubling down on her criticism… Continue reading

Pence aide out of running to be Trump’s next chief of staff

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s top pick to replace chief of staff… Continue reading

Swath of South faces wintry mess: Snow, sleet, freezing rain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain… Continue reading

‘I killed my best friend’: Opioids’ fatal grip on mayor, pal

MOUNT CARBON, Pa. — Janel Firestone found her son — the 24-year-old,… Continue reading

Most Read