Time Out – November 23

Brett Favre has added a few more records to his overcrowded resume. Favre completed a career-best 88 per cent of his passes for Minnesota against Seattle on Sunday

Record setter

Brett Favre has added a few more records to his overcrowded resume. Favre completed a career-best 88 per cent of his passes for Minnesota against Seattle on Sunday. He was replaced by Tarvaris Jackson late in the third quarter with the Vikings leading comfortably. Favre went 22-for-25 to also set Minnesota’s single-game franchise record for completion percentage. Randall Cunningham held the previous mark, 84 per cent in 1998 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Favre also had his 22nd career four-touchdown passing game, passing Dan Marino for most in NFL history.

Athlete of the week

Keegan Soehn of the Red Deer Thunder Country Gymnastics and Trampoline Club had a solid performance at the world age group championships in St. Petersburg, Russia. Soehn had a pair of top-five finishes, taking fifth in the men’s double-mini trampoline (DMT) and teaming with Sebastien St. Germain of Montreal to take fourth in the synchronized trampoline. Soehn was seventh after the qualifying in the DMT but moved up two slots in the final, earning 69.000 points, just 1.6 out of third place.


•Women’s basketball: Funk vs. Storm, RDC Royals vs. Spartans, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Lindsay Thurber; Triple Threat vs. Hot Shots, Riff Raff vs. North Star, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Central Alberta Christian, Wild Bill’s vs. RDC Black, 7:15 p.m., Central.


• Men’s basketball: HMI vs. Burnt Lake Stable, Grandview vs. Carpet Doctor, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Lindsay Thurber.

• Heritage junior B hockey: Stettler at Blackfalds, 7:30 p.m.


• Curling: Red Deer Super League, 8:45 p.m., Red Deer Curling Centre.


• Men’s basketball: RDC Royals vs. Knights, Wells Furniture vs. Vikings, 7:15 and 8:30 p.m., Lindsay Thurber.

• Men’s soccer: Hi-Line vs. RD Titans, 8 p.m.; Bosnian Canadians vs. Vonway Homes, 8:15 p.m,; UK United vs. CUC Aurora, 9 p.m.; Parkland United vs. RD Rangers, 9:15 p.m.; Original Joe’s vs.Supernova, 10 p.m.; Condor Lockhart vs. Rovers, 10:15 p.m.; all games at Collicutt Centre.


• College volleyball: Briercrest at RDC, women at 6 p.m., men to follow.

• WHL: Moose Jaw at Red Deer, 7:30 p.m., Centrium.

• Midget AAA hockey: Edmonton Southside at Red Deer, 8 p.m., Arena.

AJHL: Drumheller at Olds, 8 p.m.

• Major bantam hockey: Grande Prairie at Red Deer White, 8:15 p.m., Collicutt Centre.

• Chinook senior hockey: Bentley at Innisfail, 8:30 p.m.


• Curling: Red Deer Ladies Bonspiel, Red Deer Curling Centre.

• Bantam AA hockey: at Red Deer Service Plus, 12:30 p.m., Kin City A.

• Peewee AA hockey: Foothills at Red Deer TBS, 12:45 p.m., Collicutt Centre.

• College volleyball: Briercrest at RDC, women at 1 p.m., men to follow.

• Major bantam hockey: Fort Saskatchewan at Red Deer Black, 1:45 p.m., Arena.

• Major midget female hockey: Calgary Flyers at Red Deer, 4:30 p.m., Kin City B.

• Midget AAA hockey: Fort Saskatchewan at Red Deer, 5 p.m., Arena.

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