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The Lindsay Thurber Raiders dominated the Lacombe Rams 44-8, in the season opener of the Central Alberta High School Football League at Great Chief Park Friday. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
The Lindsay Thurber Raiders dominated the Lacombe Rams 44-8, in the season opener of the Central Alberta High School Football League at Great Chief Park Friday. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
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Rebels Move Two Players Out

Red Deer reassigns young Rebsl

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The Hunting Hills Lightning were wrapped up by the defence of the Foothills Falcons in their game on Sept. 14th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

Lightning clawed up by Foothills Falcons

Lightning looking for first win against Notre Dame next week

The Hunting Hills Lightning were wrapped up by the defence of the Foothills Falcons in their game on Sept. 14th. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
Former Rebel impresses in Flames-Oilers preseason game in Red Deer
Former Rebel impresses in Flames-Oilers preseason game in Red Deer
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Motivated Leidenius will help lead RDC Golf team in 2018/19

RDC Golf team will look to challenge once again in the conference

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The Lindsey Thurber Raiders opened their 2018 high school football year against the Calgary Cenntennial Coyotes. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

LTCHS Raiders open with 13-10 win over Centennial

Raiders looking to complete rebuild in 2018

The Lindsey Thurber Raiders opened their 2018 high school football year against the Calgary Cenntennial Coyotes. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
The Holy Rosary Raiders out of Lloydminster won 27-26 against the Lacombe Rams on final minutes drive. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Lacombe Rams come up just short 27-26 to Holy Rosary

QB Mitch Simmons throws 4 TDs; Richard Jans catches 3

The Holy Rosary Raiders out of Lloydminster won 27-26 against the Lacombe Rams on final minutes drive. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Red Deer’s Jett Grande heading to World Championships for MMA

Red Deer’s Jett Grande heading to World Championships for MMA

Grande will be doing a fundraiser with his coach at JJ’s Kitchen Sept. 29th

Red Deer’s Jett Grande heading to World Championships for MMA
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TRADE ALERT: Rebels making preseason moves

Red Deer makes two trades after preseason opening weekend

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A deeper RDC Queens Soccer lineup brings optimism for new season

This year, 19 talented student-athletes will comprise the Queens roster compared to 16 last year.

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RDC Cross Country runners reaching for expanded goals

The RDC Cross Country Running team is finishing preparations for the season

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Added offence has persistent Soccer Kings ready for 2018 – 19

The Red Deer College Kings saw a need to bolster their offence

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Rams Wide Receiver Turner Douglas took a hard hit from the Medicine Mohawk defence in preseason action. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Medicine Hat rolls over Rams 44-0 in exhibition opener

Lacombe looking to right ship next week against Lloyd

Rams Wide Receiver Turner Douglas took a hard hit from the Medicine Mohawk defence in preseason action. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
Red Deer Rebel Dawson Barteaux would try to sneak this one past Edmonton Oil King netminder Sebastian Cossa in the Rebels 2018/19 Preseason Opener on Aug. 31st. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express

Rebels win 6-5 over Edmonton in preseason opener

Red Deer will continue preseason play Saturday night against Calgary

Red Deer Rebel Dawson Barteaux would try to sneak this one past Edmonton Oil King netminder Sebastian Cossa in the Rebels 2018/19 Preseason Opener on Aug. 31st. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
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Red Deer Rebels make moves after Black & White Game

Rebels trim roster in advance of preseason opener Friday

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Ponoka/Airdrie cowboy Jake Vold back in the game

Ponoka/Airdrie cowboy Jake Vold back in the game

The three-time champion bareback rider built on his comeback season with a pair of wins.

Ponoka/Airdrie cowboy Jake Vold back in the game
The University of Calgary Dinos beat the University of Alberta Golden Bears 50-38 in a preseason game on Aug. 22nd. Several central Alberta athletes played on both sides of the ball. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
The University of Calgary Dinos beat the University of Alberta Golden Bears 50-38 in a preseason game on Aug. 22nd. Several central Alberta athletes played on both sides of the ball. Todd Colin Vaughan/Red Deer Express
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The 7th annual Glencross Invitational Charity Roughstock event on Aug. 24th

Red Deer event will feature some of the best in bull, bronc, bareback and stock

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Buccaneers pillage Calgary Wolfpack 38-13 in AFL semifinal

Buccaneers pillage Calgary Wolfpack 38-13 in AFL semifinal

Bucs’ looking to take down Monarchs for the AFL Championship

Buccaneers pillage Calgary Wolfpack 38-13 in AFL semifinal
Bob Ronnie of Ronnie Racing won the packed Hot August Night races at Castrol Raceways on Aug. 15. in Leduc. This image shows their 1968 Chevrolet Camaro this year at a race.                                Photo submitted

Ponoka’s Ronnie Racing wins Hot August Night

About 15,000 people filled the Castrol Raceway stands at the motorsports complex

Bob Ronnie of Ronnie Racing won the packed Hot August Night races at Castrol Raceways on Aug. 15. in Leduc. This image shows their 1968 Chevrolet Camaro this year at a race.                                Photo submitted