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The Red Deer Games Foundation has made changes to its grant program as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo supplied)

Red Deer Games Foundation adjusts grant program due to COVID-19 pandemic

The foundation postponed the spring 2020 grant program due to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Nov 27, 2020
From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake to host Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts

The NexSource Centre will host a combined Boston Pizza Cup-Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Millet Agriplex to become a hub for indoor soccer

Wetaskiwin Soccer Club will be operating out of the Millet Agriplex this season.

Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
Kennedy Cheytors had a time of 17.175 in the barrels before taking a five second penalty. Photo by Emily Jaycox

PHOTOS: High School Rodeo action

AHRA D2 Battle River High School Rodeo was held at in Ponoka Sept. 12 and 13

Kennedy Cheytors had a time of 17.175 in the barrels before taking a five second penalty. Photo by Emily Jaycox
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Space, regulations biggest hurdles to indoor soccer season

Ponoka players may be able to join ‘mini-leagues’

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Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021

Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021

The weekend home opener for the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ inaugural season is slated for June 11-13, 2021

Sylvan Lake Gulls throw first pitch in new stadium on June 11, 2021
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Alberta high school sports allowed to return for in-school practices only

There will be no competition between schools at this time, says Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association

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Extreme weather a challenge for jumping school
Extreme weather a challenge for jumping school
PHOTO: Hole In One

PHOTO: Hole In One

Bashaw Golf Club sees unique hole in one

PHOTO: Hole In One
Meeting Creek’s Garrett Green was pretty much perfect on this final ride, putting up an 88 on Lil Shorty, to salt away the title in Lethbridge July 23. Image: PBR Canada/Covy Moore

Green earns big win as PBR returns to action

Meeting Creek cowboy continues to make his mark in bull riding

Meeting Creek’s Garrett Green was pretty much perfect on this final ride, putting up an 88 on Lil Shorty, to salt away the title in Lethbridge July 23. Image: PBR Canada/Covy Moore
Head Coach Jason Chatwood (left) sports one of the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ first on-field hats next to Aqil Samuel, general manager and president of baseball operations, at Hockey Central on July 26.

Sylvan Lake Gulls announce head coach for inaugural season

Jason Chatwood will lead the Gulls through their first WCBL season in 2021

Head Coach Jason Chatwood (left) sports one of the Sylvan Lake Gulls’ first on-field hats next to Aqil Samuel, general manager and president of baseball operations, at Hockey Central on July 26.
Curtis Cassidy competing on Willy at the 2004 Calgary Stampede. Image: Kirby Meston/CPRA

Champion horse gets Hall of Fame nod

Willy from the Donalda Cassidy stable to be part of 2020 Canadian Pro Rodeo HOF inductees

  • Jun 5, 2020
Curtis Cassidy competing on Willy at the 2004 Calgary Stampede. Image: Kirby Meston/CPRA
Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert

PODCAST: The Expert tackles the return of sports

Cam Moon, Joe Whitbread, Byron Hackett and Todd Vaughan discuss how sports can come back

Todd Colin Vaughan/Host of The Expert
Golfers have one Bashaw area option until June

Golfers have one Bashaw area option until June

Country 9 open, Bashaw Golf and Country Club tees off June 1

Golfers have one Bashaw area option until June
Jake Burwash competes in the Novice Saddle Bronc event at a past Benalto Fair and Stampede. File Photo

Benalto Fair and Stampede cancelled for the first time in more than a century

The Benalto Agricultural Society says they will hold the 103rd event next summer

Jake Burwash competes in the Novice Saddle Bronc event at a past Benalto Fair and Stampede. File Photo
Richard Jans is now playing for the University of Alberta Golden Bears after playing for LCHS two seasons ago. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)

Lacombe Composite funnelling all-star talent to UofA football team

Cam Wetzell (OL) joins Richard Jans (WR) and Jon Ericson (QB) in Edmonton

Richard Jans is now playing for the University of Alberta Golden Bears after playing for LCHS two seasons ago. (Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express)
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Eckville’s annual Bull Arena and Indoor Rodeo cancelled

The COVID-19 pandemic and downturn in the economy are cited as the reason for cancellation

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The Blackfalds Junior A hockey team is excited to announce the name of our new Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) team will be the Blackfalds Bulldogs (Image courtesy: Blackfalds Bulldogs)

New AJHL team dubbed the Blackfalds Bulldogs

Ownership group decides to choose name with local connection

The Blackfalds Junior A hockey team is excited to announce the name of our new Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) team will be the Blackfalds Bulldogs (Image courtesy: Blackfalds Bulldogs)
Photo Courtesy of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ Facebook page.

Sylvan Laker named Central Alberta Buccaneers’ head coach

Geoff Rambaut has years of coaching experience under his belt and was once a Buccaneer himself

Photo Courtesy of the Central Alberta Buccaneers’ Facebook page.