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Dodgers Explode For 11 Runs In Season Opener

Lacombe Dodgers kicked off their season in style with an 11-1 win over the Airdrie Brewers on Sunday. After winning the Parkland Baseball League championship last year, player-manager Andre Touchette…

ACAC Rejects Burman University's Bid To Join League

Burman University’s bid to join the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference has fell through. ACAC Conference Council has rejected their application for a second time based on “scheduling limitations…

Bucs Collect Close to 2,500 lbs of Food During Annual Food Drive

Central Alberta Buccaneers collected close to 2,500 lbs of food for the Lacombe Food Bank, in their annual food drive on Saturday. It was just short of their goal of 3,000 lbs, but Bucs Chairman Mark…

RDC Kings Volleyball Teams And Former Player Inducted Into ACAC HOF

Red Deer College Kings Men's Volleyball team from 1999/2000 through to the 2006/07 season were inducted into the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference Hall of Fame this weekend in Calgary. During that…

Louis Riel Race Takes Place Outside of Eckville

Inspired by founder of Manitoba Louis Riel, over 100 athletes gathered just north west of Eckville to take part in this year’s Louis Riel Race. This year’s relay began at the Gimlet Community Centre…

Buc's Annual Food Drive this Saturday

The Lacombe Buccaneers annual food drive is this Saturday. Players will jump into trucks provided by Lacombe Ford, and be going door-to-door to collect food for our local food bank. Last year the…

Lacombe Hosts ABC Border Bowl Tryouts

Lacombe is playing host to one of Alberta’s top football recruiting camps this weekend. Tryouts for the ABC Border Bowl began today at MEGlobal Athletic Park and will wrap up Sunday evening. ABC…

Notre Dame High, Provincial Champs in Badminton

Notre Dame High School has a new banner to hang in their gym. For the second straight year, the school is provincial champions in Badminton. Notre Dame finished with 55 points, 11 more than second…

WATCH: Buccaneers Gearing Up With Spring Training

The Central Alberta Buccaneers are just a few weeks away from starting their season. Watch how they're preparing themselves for another great year.

Rebels add offence and veteran presence

If was a busy afternoon for the Red Deer Rebels at the WHL Bantam Draft. Along with drafting forward Ethan Rowland in the first round, the Rebels added some offence by re-acquiring Mason McCarty from…

Rebels select speedster in WHL Bantam Draft

Red Deer Rebels selected forward Ethan Rowland in the first round of the WHL Bantam Draft held in Calgary this afternoon. The 15-year-old and Calgary native scored 14 goals and added 25 tallies with…

Golf Courses Ready to Rock for the Season

With Mother Nature finally cooperating with spring like weather, our local golf courses are gearing up for another season. With the temperatures expected to stay in the 20's for the next couple of…

Bucs Getting Ready for New Season of Football

Central Alberta Buccaneers are gearing up for another season and with just over three weeks to go from the start of the regular season, excitement is growing. The team’s only loss last year came in…

Update: Handball Provincials this Weekend in Lacombe

Here are the final results after the Tier 2 Team Handball Provincial Championship this weekend here in Lacombe: The women's bronze went to the Bentley Girls, who beat Blessed Sacrament Girls 21-18.…

Registration Open for Lacombe Ford Ball Hockey Tournament

After a successful first year event in 2016, Lacombe Ford is back with their Drive One Away Ball Hockey Tournament. Last year the $13,000 they raised was split between the Terrace Ridge playground…

The Shock look for first win of the season

Battle River Shock take aim at their first win of season when they head to Edmonton on Saturday to face the Chargers in minor football action. Head Coach Maren Stevens said it won’t be easy, but…

Red Deer High School Coach Named Coach of the Year

A local high school football coach has been recognized for his outstanding achievements in Tier 1 coaching. Gino Castellan is the head coach of the Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School Cougars,…

Handball in Central Alberta

Even though it’s an Olympic sport, handball is not usually seen as your typical school sport. Well, Ecole Secondaire Notre Dame High School in Red Deer is hoping to change that. On Tuesday night, the…

Generals fall to Cataracts, fail to win second straight Allan Cup title

Lacombe Generals fell short at the Allan Cup this afternoon, losing 7-4 to the Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts. With the loss, the Generals couldn’t repeat as Allan Cup champions. Although it wasn’t…

Gens beat Thunder 8-4 to advance to Allan Cup final

Lacombe Generals punched their ticket to the Allan Cup final with a win over the South East Prairie Thunder this afternoon. Gens beat the Thunder 8-4, much to the delight of Head Coach Curtis…

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