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The Red Deer Rebels traded for 20-year-old forward Blake Stevenson of the Saskatoon Blades on Thursday. (Photo by Steve Hiscock/Saskatoon Blades)

Red Deer Rebels acquire Blake Stevenson from Saskatoon Blades

Rebels will round out the preseason with a home-and-home against Lethbridge

 

The Blackfalds Bulldogs will be the newsest team in the AJHL starting in the 2021-22 season. (Photo courtesy of Blackfalds Bulldogs)

Blackfalds Bulldogs notch first AJHL win in franchise history

The Blackfalds Bulldogs bounced back in a big way after opening the…

 

The Red Deer Rebels will implement the Alberta government’s “COVID-19 Restrictions Exemption Program” starting Monday. Fans will either need to show proof they are fully vaccinated, have had their first dose recently or present a COVID-19 rapid test or PCR test. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebels to require proof of vaccination or COVID-19 test to enter games

The Red Deer Rebels are asking fans to be vaccinated or present…

 

The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer Riggers fall in Game 5, Edmonton Cubs win 2021 Sunburst Championship

Cubs 6 Riggers 2 (Edmonton wins series 3-2) The Red Deer Riggers’…

The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)
The Red Deer Vipers are still looking for players to fill out their roster for the 2021-22 Heritage Junior B Hockey League season. (Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer Vipers gearing up for return to Heritage Junior B action

The Red Deer Vipers are eager to embark on another Heritage Junior…

The Red Deer Vipers are still looking for players to fill out their roster for the 2021-22 Heritage Junior B Hockey League season. (Advocate File Photo)
Camrose native Jayla Kucy won her fourth straight McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour Championship event, which takes place annually at Wolf Creek Golf Resort in Ponoka. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)

Winners crowned at McClennan Ross Alberta Junior Tour Championship in central Alberta

125 players hit the course at Wolf Creek Golf Resort in Ponoka

Camrose native Jayla Kucy won her fourth straight McLennan Ross Junior Golf Tour Championship event, which takes place annually at Wolf Creek Golf Resort in Ponoka. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)
The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer Riggers lose Game 2 to Cubs

Riggers in deep hole to start Sunburst Baseball League final

The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)
The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)

Red Deer Riggers fall in Sunburst Baseball League final series opener

Cubs 5 Riggers 4 (Cubs lead best-of-five series 1-0) The Red Deer…

The Red Deer Riggers are battling the Edmonton Cubs in the Sunburst Baseball League final. Advocate File Photo)
Tammy Cunnington, a Red Deer para-swimmer builds her life around what makes her happy: staying fit and competing in sports. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer’s Tammy Cunnington finishes seventh in heat, one event to go at Paralympics

Tammy Cunnington will have one final chance to earn a medal later…

Tammy Cunnington, a Red Deer para-swimmer builds her life around what makes her happy: staying fit and competing in sports. (Contributed photo)
Red Deer's Tammy Cunnington picked up a gold medal in the S4 women's 50 metre backstroke at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Cairns, Austraila. (Photo Courtesy of Brian Cassey Cairns 2018 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships/ Swimming Canada)

Red Deer’s Tammy Cunnington misses out on medal in first event at Paralympics

Red Deer’s Tammy Cunnington missed a chance at a medal in her…

Red Deer's Tammy Cunnington picked up a gold medal in the S4 women's 50 metre backstroke at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Cairns, Austraila. (Photo Courtesy of Brian Cassey Cairns 2018 Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships/ Swimming Canada)
Red Deer Riggers pitcher Rees DeRuyter tossed a gem in Sylvan Lake Wednesday to help the club clinch a berth in the Sunburst Baseball League final which gets underway next week. (Advocate File Photo)
Red Deer Riggers pitcher Rees DeRuyter tossed a gem in Sylvan Lake Wednesday to help the club clinch a berth in the Sunburst Baseball League final which gets underway next week. (Advocate File Photo)
The Red Deer Titans Track and Field club took home top prize at the Calgary Summer Finale last weekend. It was the first time in the 17 year history of the event that a team from outside Calgary or Edmonton won the event. (Photo courtesy of Max Legault)

Red Deer Titans track and field race to unlikely win in Calgary

The Red Deer Titans track and field club was relatively unknown when…

The Red Deer Titans Track and Field club took home top prize at the Calgary Summer Finale last weekend. It was the first time in the 17 year history of the event that a team from outside Calgary or Edmonton won the event. (Photo courtesy of Max Legault)
Ridleigh Hansen is one of three goalies from Central Alberta invited to Team Alberta’s U18 Fall Camp next month. From there, players will be selected to represent the province at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship in Dawson Creek, B.C. (Advocate File Photo)

Three central Albertans invited to U18 Team Alberta fall camp

Players will be selected to represent Alberta at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship

Ridleigh Hansen is one of three goalies from Central Alberta invited to Team Alberta’s U18 Fall Camp next month. From there, players will be selected to represent the province at the 2021 National Women’s U18 Championship in Dawson Creek, B.C. (Advocate File Photo)
Red Deer’s Eileen Park won the U13 age group at the U17, U15 and U13 Championship on Tuesday at Alberta Springs Golf Resort. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)

Red Deer’s Eileen Park wins U13 provincial golf title

The 12-year-old is having a remarkable season on the golf course

Red Deer’s Eileen Park won the U13 age group at the U17, U15 and U13 Championship on Tuesday at Alberta Springs Golf Resort. (Photo courtesy of Alberta Golf)
Red Deer’s Rebecca Smith, 21, shows off her silver medal that she won in the 4x100 metre freestyle relay at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer’s Rebecca Smith recalls Olympic journey

Smith won silver in the 4x100 metre freestyle swimming relay at the Tokyo Olympics

Red Deer’s Rebecca Smith, 21, shows off her silver medal that she won in the 4x100 metre freestyle relay at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Eleven female hockey players from Red Deer Minor Hockey got the chance to preview a brand new dressing room, outfitted for female players at the Kinsmen Arena. SportChek put together the initiative and Red Deer was one of the first communities to get a dressing room makeover. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

SportChek outfits new dressing room for female players at Kinsmen Community Arenas

Female hockey players in Red Deer now have a dedicated space to…

Eleven female hockey players from Red Deer Minor Hockey got the chance to preview a brand new dressing room, outfitted for female players at the Kinsmen Arena. SportChek put together the initiative and Red Deer was one of the first communities to get a dressing room makeover. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Sylvan Lake Gulls centre fielder Jake Lanferman helped power the club to a pair of wins in Western Canadian Baseball League action over the weekend. (Advocate file photo)

Sylvan Lake Gulls move into tie for second in tight WCBL standings

Gulls back on the field Wednesday night in Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake Gulls centre fielder Jake Lanferman helped power the club to a pair of wins in Western Canadian Baseball League action over the weekend. (Advocate file photo)
Red Deer’s Mike McAdam captured the 99th annual RBC Central Alberta Amateur at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club. (Contributed Photo)

Mike McAdam wins third title at 99th Central Alberta Amateur

At the Red Deer Golf and Country Club, McAdam shot a three-round score of even-par for the victory

Red Deer’s Mike McAdam captured the 99th annual RBC Central Alberta Amateur at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club. (Contributed Photo)
Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Margaret Mac Neil celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics. Smith, Sanchez and Oleksiak teamed up again in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay Wednesday. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, Rebecca Smith, Kayla Sanchez and Margaret Mac Neil celebrate a silver medal in the women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay during the Tokyo Olympics. Smith, Sanchez and Oleksiak teamed up again in the 4 x 200m freestyle relay Wednesday. (Photo by The Canadian Press)
Jake Lanferman had RBI in a 7-6 loss Tuesday for the Sylvan Lake Gulls. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Gulls fall 7-6 to Okotoks Black

Gulls will host Lethbridge Bulls on Thursday and Friday

Jake Lanferman had RBI in a 7-6 loss Tuesday for the Sylvan Lake Gulls. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)