Local sports briefs – Nov. 3


Jardine makes roster for World Junior A Challenge

Lacombe native Sam Jardine of the Camrose Kodiaks is one of seven Alberta Junior Hockey League players on the Canada West roster to compete in the World junior A Challenge, Nov, 7-13 in Langley, B.C.

The 18-year-old Jardine is one of seven defencemen on the 22 man roster and one of four returnees from last year.

The six-foot-one, 195-pound Jardine is the only drafted player on the roster. He was selected in the sixth round, 169th overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2011 Entry Draft.

Foundation accepting bids for financial assistance

The Red Deer Games Foundation is accepting applications for financial assistance for Red Deer and area athletes.

The Foundation provides financial aid to individuals demonstrating a high level of ability and strong devotion to their sport.

Information brochures and application forms are available at the Recreation Centre, Collicutt Centre, Dawe Centre and the Alberta Sport Development Centre. They’re also online at www.asdccentral.ca.

Deadline for applications is Nov. 16.

Chuckers beat Bulldog

Clint Unsworth dropped in 27 points to lead the Rusty Chuckers to a 91-79 victory over Bulldog Scrap Metal in Central Alberta Senior Men’s Basketball Association play Tuesday.

Joel Carroll added 25 points for the Chuckers while Steve Hall and Mike Kearl had 15 points each in a losing cause.