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Mirtalem Vriend of the Olds College Broncos pursues the ball against the Ambrose University Lions in ACAC regular season competition on Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo supplied by Madison Black)

Olds College Broncos begin soccer season

Soccer season is officially back. On Saturday the men’s and women’s Olds…

Mirtalem Vriend of the Olds College Broncos pursues the ball against the Ambrose University Lions in ACAC regular season competition on Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo supplied by Madison Black)
The Red Deer Rebels announced on Friday they signed Levi Green to a WHL Scholarship and Development Agreement. (Photo supplied by Red Deer Rebels)
The Red Deer Rebels announced on Friday they signed Levi Green to a WHL Scholarship and Development Agreement. (Photo supplied by Red Deer Rebels)
Red Deer Rebels forward Samuel Drancak poses for a photo after practice at the Peavey Mart Centrium on Thursday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Samuel Drancak poses for a photo after practice at the Peavey Mart Centrium on Thursday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Central Alberta’s Brooklyn Raine, Bridgette Nielsen, Karlee Feragen, and Jade Epp won the 2023 Canada Lacrosse U22 women’s national championship in August as part of Team Alberta. (Photo supplied by Julie Feragen)
Central Alberta’s Brooklyn Raine, Bridgette Nielsen, Karlee Feragen, and Jade Epp won the 2023 Canada Lacrosse U22 women’s national championship in August as part of Team Alberta. (Photo supplied by Julie Feragen)
Red Deer's Ken Griffith won his second straight Senior Inter-Provincial Team Championship on Wednesday at the 2023 Canadian Men’s Senior Championship. (Photo supplied by Alberta Golf)
Red Deer's Ken Griffith won his second straight Senior Inter-Provincial Team Championship on Wednesday at the 2023 Canadian Men’s Senior Championship. (Photo supplied by Alberta Golf)
Red Deer Rebels forward Steven Steranka takes a shot on net during the team’s annual black-and-white game on Tuesday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels forward Steven Steranka takes a shot on net during the team’s annual black-and-white game on Tuesday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills High School Lightning senior boys football team is preparing to open up league play in just over a week. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills High School Lightning senior boys football team is preparing to open up league play in just over a week. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Rebels announced they’ve signed Regina’s Steven Steranka after drafting him a year ago. (Photo supplied by Red Deer Rebels)
The Red Deer Rebels announced they’ve signed Regina’s Steven Steranka after drafting him a year ago. (Photo supplied by Red Deer Rebels)
The Red Deer Rebels signed forward Nickolas Kovich to a WHL Scholarship and Development Agreement on Wednesday. (Photo supplied by Red Deer Rebels)

Red Deer Rebels sign forward Nickolas Kovich

Drafted by the Rebels in the fourth round

The Red Deer Rebels signed forward Nickolas Kovich to a WHL Scholarship and Development Agreement on Wednesday. (Photo supplied by Red Deer Rebels)
The Red Deer Rebels celebrate a first-period goal by forward Zane Saab to open up the scoring during the team’s annual black-and-white game on Tuesday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Red Deer Rebels celebrate a first-period goal by forward Zane Saab to open up the scoring during the team’s annual black-and-white game on Tuesday night at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Stettler Wildcats took on the Hunting Hills Lightning last season in Red Deer at Setters Place. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Stettler Wildcats took on the Hunting Hills Lightning last season in Red Deer at Setters Place. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels goalie prospect Taylor Tabashniuk joined the main camp roster at training camp last week at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Sports schedule Sept. 6 – 10

Sports schedule this week in Red Deer

Red Deer Rebels goalie prospect Taylor Tabashniuk joined the main camp roster at training camp last week at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Stettler All-Star team which competed in South Africa consisted of (l-r back row): Haley Sayles, Brooke Glazier, Coach Jacqueline Sayles, Megan Schrijver, Brooklyn Stewart, (front row l-r): Jaydon Haustein, Hannah Sayles, Katlyn Glazier, and Bryson Haustein. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler archers have South African experience of a lifetime

A group of Stettler students, some now former, had the opportunity to…

The Stettler All-Star team which competed in South Africa consisted of (l-r back row): Haley Sayles, Brooke Glazier, Coach Jacqueline Sayles, Megan Schrijver, Brooklyn Stewart, (front row l-r): Jaydon Haustein, Hannah Sayles, Katlyn Glazier, and Bryson Haustein. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Red Deer Rebels defenceman prospect Derek Thurston skates at main camp during the team training camp on Saturday at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)

Delta, B.C.’s Derek Thurston hopes to impress at Rebels camp

Thurston played last season in Delta at the U17 level

Red Deer Rebels defenceman prospect Derek Thurston skates at main camp during the team training camp on Saturday at the Peavey Mart Centrium in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Rebels first-round selection Beckett Hamilton skates in a rookie scrimmage during training camp at the Peavey Mart Centrium on Saturday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Rebels first-round selection Beckett Hamilton skates in a rookie scrimmage during training camp at the Peavey Mart Centrium on Saturday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels head coach Derrick Walser talks to his players during the first day of on-ice sessions at main camp on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels head coach Derrick Walser talks to his players during the first day of on-ice sessions at main camp on Friday at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels goalie prospect Taylor Tabashniuk joined the main camp roster at training camp this week at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Red Deer Rebels goalie prospect Taylor Tabashniuk joined the main camp roster at training camp this week at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Calgary’s Sela Ogada, 14, won the girl’s overall division after a two-hole playoff victory over Camrose’s Nicole Rohr. (Photo by Alberta Golf)
Calgary’s Sela Ogada, 14, won the girl’s overall division after a two-hole playoff victory over Camrose’s Nicole Rohr. (Photo by Alberta Golf)
The RDP cross-country team is ready for another season a year after a strong ACAC and CCAA National Championships. (Contributed photo)
The RDP cross-country team is ready for another season a year after a strong ACAC and CCAA National Championships. (Contributed photo)