Braves sweep doubleheader

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves swept a weekend bantam AAA baseball doubleheader from host Spruce Grove, prevailing 10-6 and 3-2.

The Red Deer Servus Credit Union Braves swept a weekend bantam AAA baseball doubleheader from host Spruce Grove, prevailing 10-6 and 3-2.

The Braves battled back from an early three-run deficit in the opening game, getting two hits from each of David Coley and Kyle Ringdahl. Starting pitcher Ty Wagar worked four solid innings, with Michael Ozga providing two innings of relief and Spencer Otto closing out the contest.

Game 2 was a defensive battle and wasn’t settled until the bottom of the seventh inning when Ringdahl led off with a single, stole second base, advanced to third on a bunt by Kane Leblanc and scored on Wagar’s second hit of the game.

The Braves turned a pair of double plays and got sturdy pitching from Otto, Matt Lyons and Ozga.

Just Posted

Smaller, more affordable, lots wanted in Red Deer’s Evergreen neighbourhood

Council approves first reading of requested lot-size changes

Yellow vests in Canada bear no resemblance to protesters in France: ambassador

OTTAWA — Canada’s ambassador to France says this country’s yellow-vest protest movement… Continue reading

China demands U.S. withdraw request for Canada to extradite Huawei executive

BEIJING — China issued fresh demands Tuesday that the U.S. abandon its… Continue reading

Health Canada ready to unveil newly revamped Canada Food Guide

OTTAWA — Canadians will finally see Health Canada’s modern spin on healthy… Continue reading

Red Deer city council will seek public input on portable signage March 4

Council gave initial approval to retaining 100-metre separation distance

2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse comes with supermoon bonus

On Sunday night, the moon, Earth and sun lined up to create the eclipse, which was visible throughout North and South America

Opinion: Faith in immigration must be preserved

Canada has a deserved reputation for extending its arms to newcomers, but… Continue reading

Olympian Adam van Koeverden wins federal Liberal nomination in Ontario riding

MILTON, Ont. — Former Olympic flag-bearer Adam van Koeverden will be carrying… Continue reading

World champion Osmond says it’s “really nice” not to know what future holds

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — Kaetlyn Osmond has a world title, Olympic medals… Continue reading

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

For Canada, the IMF’s estimate for growth in 2019 was 1.9 per cent, down from expected global growth of 3.5 per cent

Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children’s hospital

DALLAS — Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for… Continue reading

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

LONDON — British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband… Continue reading

‘Gotti’ leads Razzie nominations, Trump up for worst actor

The nominations were announced on Monday, Jan. 21 with some movies earning up to six nominations

Curtain rising Sunday night on total lunar eclipse

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The celestial curtain will be rising soon on… Continue reading

Most Read