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The Red Deer Rebels U15 AAA will host Lloydminster this Friday in their home opener at Servus Arena at 8 p.m. in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Rebels U15 AAA will host Lloydminster this Friday in their home opener at Servus Arena at 8 p.m. in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The ACAC Golf Championships, which featured five different schools, concluded on Tuesday at Alberta Springs Golf Resort in Red Deer after three days of competition. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

ACAC Golf Championships wraps up in Red Deer

Collegiate champions have been crowned

The ACAC Golf Championships, which featured five different schools, concluded on Tuesday at Alberta Springs Golf Resort in Red Deer after three days of competition. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer bodybuilder Rob Friss, owner of Iron City gym, will be vying for the Mr. Universe title in a competition in Spain’s Canary Islands next month. (Contributed photo).

Red Deer body-builder to vie for Mr. Universe title in Canary Islands

Rob Friss believes all his hard work will pay off on Oct. 21

Red Deer bodybuilder Rob Friss, owner of Iron City gym, will be vying for the Mr. Universe title in a competition in Spain’s Canary Islands next month. (Contributed photo).
Lacombe’s Brady McKinlay shot even par at the Innisfail Golf Club on the first day of the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Lacombe’s Brady McKinlay shot even par at the Innisfail Golf Club on the first day of the Alberta Men’s Amateur Championship. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Vipers fell in their home opener to the Cochrane Generals on Saturday at Servus Arena and fell to 0-2 on the HJHL season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff
The Red Deer Vipers fell in their home opener to the Cochrane Generals on Saturday at Servus Arena and fell to 0-2 on the HJHL season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff
Red Deer Rebels forward Kai Uchacz celebrates scoring the Rebels opening goal against the Edmonton Oil Kings in the home opener of the WHL season on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Sports schedule Sept. 26 – Oct. 1

Sports schedule this week in Red Deer

Red Deer Rebels forward Kai Uchacz celebrates scoring the Rebels opening goal against the Edmonton Oil Kings in the home opener of the WHL season on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Elias Carmichael fires the puck down the ice against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton. (Photo by Edmonton Oil Kings/Andy Devlin)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman Elias Carmichael fires the puck down the ice against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton. (Photo by Edmonton Oil Kings/Andy Devlin)
Red Deer’s Jeremiah Lauzon, left, and his coach Ronald Hewer, right, pose for a photo. Lauzon was recently announced to the Canadian track and field team for the 2023 Pan American Games. (Photo submitted by Ronald Hewer)
Red Deer’s Jeremiah Lauzon, left, and his coach Ronald Hewer, right, pose for a photo. Lauzon was recently announced to the Canadian track and field team for the 2023 Pan American Games. (Photo submitted by Ronald Hewer)
RDP Kings soccer player Ajdin Sarcevic fires a shot on net against the Ambrose University Lions on Saturday afternoon in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
RDP Kings soccer player Ajdin Sarcevic fires a shot on net against the Ambrose University Lions on Saturday afternoon in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Kai Uchacz celebrates scoring the Rebels opening goal against the Edmonton Oil Kings in the home opener of the WHL season on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Kai Uchacz celebrates scoring the Rebels opening goal against the Edmonton Oil Kings in the home opener of the WHL season on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The U18 AAA Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs won the annual Firestarter tournament in Calgary last weekend with an undefeated record. (Photo by Renegades photography)
The U18 AAA Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs won the annual Firestarter tournament in Calgary last weekend with an undefeated record. (Photo by Renegades photography)
Edmonton Oilers Brandon Sutter (20) skates during training camp in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday September 22, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Edmonton Oilers Brandon Sutter (20) skates during training camp in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday September 22, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Rebels forward Kai Uchacz looks to shoot the puck against the Calgary Hitmen in pre-season WHL action on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Rebels forward Kai Uchacz looks to shoot the puck against the Calgary Hitmen in pre-season WHL action on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Lacombe Rams took down the Lindsay Thurber Raiders on Thursday night at Setters Place in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Lacombe Rams took down the Lindsay Thurber Raiders on Thursday night at Setters Place in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward holds onto the puck as Edmonton Oil Kings defenceman Parker Alcos pressures him during preseason Western Hockey League action at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward holds onto the puck as Edmonton Oil Kings defenceman Parker Alcos pressures him during preseason Western Hockey League action at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)
Notre Dame High School boy’s and girl’s golf teams pose for a photo after winning the central zone championship earlier this week at Alberta Springs Golf Club. (Photo by Notre Dame/ Facebook)
Notre Dame High School boy’s and girl’s golf teams pose for a photo after winning the central zone championship earlier this week at Alberta Springs Golf Club. (Photo by Notre Dame/ Facebook)
Red Deer Minor Hockey's new logo whichwas unveiled in a statement on Thursday. (Photo by Red Deer Minor Hockey)

Red Deer Minor Hockey unveils newly revamped logo

A second logo will be announced later

Red Deer Minor Hockey's new logo whichwas unveiled in a statement on Thursday. (Photo by Red Deer Minor Hockey)
Red Deer Rebels goaltender Kyle Kelsey shakes hands with Blades goaltender Austin Elliott following a Game 7 loss at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. (Photo by Steve Hiscock/ Saskatoon Blades)

Red Deer Rebels’ year of redemption

Rebels hope to avenge a heartbreaking loss

Red Deer Rebels goaltender Kyle Kelsey shakes hands with Blades goaltender Austin Elliott following a Game 7 loss at the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. (Photo by Steve Hiscock/ Saskatoon Blades)
Rebels defenceman Jace Weir moves through the neutral zone at the Peavey Mart Centrium against the Calgary Hitmen. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Rebels defenceman Jace Weir moves through the neutral zone at the Peavey Mart Centrium against the Calgary Hitmen. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Logo of the Red Deer Vipers Junior B hockey team. (File photo/ Red Deer Advocate staff)
Logo of the Red Deer Vipers Junior B hockey team. (File photo/ Red Deer Advocate staff)