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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)
Red Deer’s Molly Simpson competes at the 2021 UCI BMXSX World Cup in Bogota, Columbia. (Contributed photo)

Red Deer’s Molly Simpson named alternate to Canadian Olympic BMX team

Simpson missed out on the Games but is using that as motivation for 2024

Red Deer’s Molly Simpson competes at the 2021 UCI BMXSX World Cup in Bogota, Columbia. (Contributed photo)
Colby Nemeth (left) and Josh Gagnon are on the cusp of representing Canada on the international stage. (Contributed Photo)

Red Deer beach volleyball players on the cusp of trip to U21 Worlds

Josh Gagnon and Colby Nemeth will be refreshing their emails non-stop over…

Colby Nemeth (left) and Josh Gagnon are on the cusp of representing Canada on the international stage. (Contributed Photo)
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Central Albertans in the hunt after round 1 of Alberta Amateur Championship

Red Deer’s Cole Bergheim and Logan Graf of Sylvan Lake are tied for sixth

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A Comox Valley 55+ baseball team isa being organized for the 2021 season. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Red Deer U15 AAA Braves cruise past Camrose

The Red Deer U15AAA Ernco Braves were red hot over the weekend.…

A Comox Valley 55+ baseball team isa being organized for the 2021 season. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
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Central Alberta Buccaneers put together solid roster in short period of time

Things came together fairly quickly for the Central Alberta Buccaneers this season.…

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Brendan Winger of Port Angeles lines up a putt at The Cedars at Dungeness last week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Central Alberta golfers tied at Alberta Open

Central Alberta golfers tied at Alberta Open Pro Riley Fleming of Calgary…

Brendan Winger of Port Angeles lines up a putt at The Cedars at Dungeness last week. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
The TaylorMade Driving Relief from Seminole Golf Club on Sunday attracted fans, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Stock photo)

Alberta Open golf championship kicks off

Central Alberta is well represented in the 54-hole Alberta Open golf championship,…

The TaylorMade Driving Relief from Seminole Golf Club on Sunday attracted fans, in a May 18, 2020 story. (Stock photo)
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Chris Wandler steps in as RDC Queens volleyball coach

Talbot Walton has stepped away from the team due to medical reasons

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A Comox Valley 55+ baseball team isa being organized for the 2021 season. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

18U AAA Carstar Braves start season strong

The Red Deer Carstar 18U AAA Carstar Braves started the Baseball Alberta…

A Comox Valley 55+ baseball team isa being organized for the 2021 season. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Heather Roberts, who has been a volunteer with Special Olympics Red Deer for the last 30 years is being honoured with the Lifetime Sports Achievement Award. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Red Deer’s Heather Roberts receives Lifetime Sport Achievement Award

Heather Roberts is one of those people who jumps in feet first…

Heather Roberts, who has been a volunteer with Special Olympics Red Deer for the last 30 years is being honoured with the Lifetime Sports Achievement Award. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Wetaskiwin Minor Football is holding a bottle drive until September to fundraise for new helmets and other equipment. Photo submitted by Codey Soanes.

Wetaskiwin Minor Football is holding a spring, summer long bottle drive

The club is trying to fundraise for new helmets and equipment for the upcoming season.

Wetaskiwin Minor Football is holding a bottle drive until September to fundraise for new helmets and other equipment. Photo submitted by Codey Soanes.