Red Deer Minor Hockey

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs earned silver medals in the Sherwood Park peewee A female hockey tournament, falling 3-2 in a shootout to the Richmond, B.C., Ravens in the final. Avery Lajeunesse and Jade Bussard scored for the Chiefs, while Mandi Fitzsimons was in goal.

The Red Deer Sutter Fund Chiefs earned silver medals in the Sherwood Park peewee A female hockey tournament, falling 3-2 in a shootout to the Richmond, B.C., Ravens in the final.

Avery Lajeunesse and Jade Bussard scored for the Chiefs, while Mandi Fitzsimons was in goal.

The Chiefs opened the tournament with a 6-1 round-robin victory over the Calgary Avengers, getting two goals from Taryn Hunt and singles from

Bussard, Brooklyn Park, Shae DeMale and Kaylee Sawchuk and strong goaltending from Chantelle Sandquist.

From there, Sutter Fund blanked the Edmonton Rebels 3-0 and fell 3-2 to Richmond.

Fitzsimons posted the shutout against the Rebels, with Shaelynne Bilodeau scoring twice and Sawchuk also connecting. DeMale and Sawchuk scored in the round-robin loss to the Ravens.

The Chiefs advanced to the quarter-finals and promptly knocked off the Saskatoon Hurricanes 5-1, thanks to goals from Rylee Cassidy, DeMale, Bilodeau, Lajeunesse and Gracyn Hollman, and Fitzimons’ netminding.

In semifinal play, Bussard and Bilodeau each netted two goals and Park scored once in a 5-2 victory over the Sherwood Park Force. Sandquist was the winning goaltender.

Midget A+

Brodie Case scored twice for the Red Deer King’s Energy Chiefs in a 7-5 weekend loss to Innisfail.

Jacob Bottomley, Teagan Colonna and Colton Levie also tallied in a losing cause.

Just Posted

Red Deer record store celebrates its last Record Store Day

The Soundhouse, a guitar and record shop in downtown Red Deer, closes its doors next Saturday

WATCH: On 4—20 Day in Red Deer, marijuana users say legal weed a long time coming

Not wanting to wait for the federal government to legalize recreational marijuana,… Continue reading

Former Central Alberta MLA appealing fine for not protecting a list of 20,000 electors

List included names and addresses of voters in Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre

Proposed Alberta legislation would protect consumers

Alberta Utilities Commission would be given power to penalize natural gas and electricity providers

Red Deer beginning two major construction projects

Ross Street’s 1935-era water main to be replaced and 67th Street roundabout landscaped

WATCH: Central Alberta bouldering competition

Central Alberta climbers looked to prove they’re the best at a competition… Continue reading

WATCH: Red Deer RCMP and Emergency Services play for Humboldt

Red Deer police officers and firefighters laced up their skates to raise… Continue reading

WATCH: Flooding closes portion of Red Deer’s 43 Street

A portion of 43 Street in Red Deer was closed Saturday morning… Continue reading

After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again

Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to… Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth to attend pop concert for 92nd birthday

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth is marking her 92nd birthday with a Saturday… Continue reading

‘Such a great person:’ Funeral being held for assistant coach with Broncos

STRASBOURG, Sask. — Mark Cross was a ferocious competitor when he played… Continue reading

UPDATE: Missing Innisfail woman located

A 54-year-old Innisfail woman, who had not been seen since Wednesday, has… Continue reading

Hellebuyck makes 30 saves, Jets beat Wild in Game 5 to advance to Round 2

WINNIPEG — Bryan Little’s teammates were happy they could deliver something special… Continue reading

Most Read


Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $185 for 260 issues (must live in delivery area to qualify) Unlimited Digital Access 99 cents for the first four weeks and then only $15 per month Five-day delivery plus unlimited digital access for $15 a month