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Allen Moore rides along the Yukon River during the 2017 Yukon Quest. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

VIDEO: Mushers gear up for grueling Yukon Quest sled dog race

The international race kicks off Feb. 2, lasting several days as teams make their way to Fairbanks

Allen Moore rides along the Yukon River during the 2017 Yukon Quest. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)
Red Deer Trampolinist Zachary Blakely salutes the judges after his final routine at the 2018 Albertan Provincial Championships. Photo submitted

Red Deer’s Zachary Blakely heading to Canada Winter Games

Trampolinist had his eye on national multi-sport event since he missed out last time

Red Deer Trampolinist Zachary Blakely salutes the judges after his final routine at the 2018 Albertan Provincial Championships. Photo submitted
The Rebels lost 4-0 to the Wheat Kings Wednesday night at the Centrium. Wheat Kings rookie Goaltender Connor Ungar played hero with 34 saves. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

Wheat Kings shut out Rebels

Red Deer failed to capitalize on chances with the puck, says Head Coach Brent Sutter

The Rebels lost 4-0 to the Wheat Kings Wednesday night at the Centrium. Wheat Kings rookie Goaltender Connor Ungar played hero with 34 saves. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
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Megan Cressey, who hails from Sylvan Lake, is competing in the 2019 Canada Winter Games in freestyle skiing. Photo submitted

Freestyle skier Megan Cressey talks upcoming Canada Winter Games

Red Deer Games will be “much more of a memory than just another ski competition”

Megan Cressey, who hails from Sylvan Lake, is competing in the 2019 Canada Winter Games in freestyle skiing. Photo submitted
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A great year for newly engaged bull rider Wacey Finkbeiner

Ponoka native chats with Prairie Living about his hopes for the year ahead

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Newly formed Team Carey wins 2019 women’s provincial curling title

Newly formed Team Carey wins 2019 women’s provincial curling title

‘We’re very happy with how we played,’ says Carey

  • Jan 29, 2019
Newly formed Team Carey wins 2019 women’s provincial curling title
Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies, third from left made his Bundesliga debut Sunday, coming off the bench in the 86th minute of Bayern Munich’s 4-1 win over VfB Stuttgart. (AP-DPA, Matthias Balk)

Canada’s Alphonso Davies makes Bundesliga debut off bench for Bayern Munich

18-year-old joined Bayern from Vancouver Whitecaps in MLS record-breaking US$22-million deal

Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies, third from left made his Bundesliga debut Sunday, coming off the bench in the 86th minute of Bayern Munich’s 4-1 win over VfB Stuttgart. (AP-DPA, Matthias Balk)
Super Bowl 53: What you need to know to be game-day ready

Super Bowl 53: What you need to know to be game-day ready

New England Patriots to battle against Los Angeles Rams

Super Bowl 53: What you need to know to be game-day ready
In this Friday, Sep. 21, 2018, photo, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is seen in this aerial photo in Atlanta. The stadium will be the site of Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Atlanta leaders, police and federal officials plan to discuss public safety plans ahead of Super Bowl 53. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)

Entertainers address social injustice issues at Super Bowl

Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick helped start a wave of protests by kneeling during the national anthem

In this Friday, Sep. 21, 2018, photo, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is seen in this aerial photo in Atlanta. The stadium will be the site of Super Bowl LIII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Atlanta leaders, police and federal officials plan to discuss public safety plans ahead of Super Bowl 53. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)
In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Cassie Sharpe, of Canada, jumps during women’s halfpipe qualifying at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

B.C.’s Cassie Sharpe wins X Games gold in women’s ski superpipe

Sharpe is a now a three-time X Games medallist, having won bronze in Aspen in her successful 2018 season and gold in 2016 at Oslo

In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Cassie Sharpe, of Canada, jumps during women’s halfpipe qualifying at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the North Course at the Torrey Pines on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the 16th hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament on the North Course at the Torrey Pines on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Los Angeles Rams receiver Robert Woods stiff-arms Seattle Seahawks safety Delano Hill to pick up yards in the third quarter on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, Calif. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

NFL says concussions down 29 per cent in regular season

Of the 538 evaluations for concussions, the league says, 75 per cent ultimately showed no concussions

Los Angeles Rams receiver Robert Woods stiff-arms Seattle Seahawks safety Delano Hill to pick up yards in the third quarter on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, Calif. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Team Orr celebrates after a comeback victory in the third period against Team Cherry. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

Team Orr victorious over Team Cherry

Team Orr shocks with come-from-behind win during the CHL/ NHL Top Prospects game Wednesday

Team Orr celebrates after a comeback victory in the third period against Team Cherry. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
Police say a pair of Stanley Cup Championship rings, shown in a handout photo, have been stolen from a west Toronto home. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Toronto Police Service)

Two Stanley Cup rings stolen in Toronto

Both rings are from the Pittsburgh Penguins 2017 Stanley Cup Championship

Police say a pair of Stanley Cup Championship rings, shown in a handout photo, have been stolen from a west Toronto home. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Toronto Police Service)
Ron MacLean, who is serving as a Canada Games Council honoury co-chair, made a short speech after five Canadians were unveiled as the 2019 Canada Games Hall of Honour Class Tuesday. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

Top Canadian athletes inducted into the Canada Games Hall of Honour

Athletes doing incredible things for communities are inducted into Hall of Honour, says Games CEO

Ron MacLean, who is serving as a Canada Games Council honoury co-chair, made a short speech after five Canadians were unveiled as the 2019 Canada Games Hall of Honour Class Tuesday. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
Hoops Green joined the Harlem Globetrotters in 2017 becoming only the 15th woman to ever don the red, white and blue uniform in the team’s 93-year history. The famous team plays Red Deer on Jan. 27th.                                Brett Meister photo

Harlem Globetrotters land in Red Deer Jan. 27th

One-of-a-kind show set to run in the Enmax Centrium

Hoops Green joined the Harlem Globetrotters in 2017 becoming only the 15th woman to ever don the red, white and blue uniform in the team’s 93-year history. The famous team plays Red Deer on Jan. 27th.                                Brett Meister photo
Junior speed skaters from across Alberta were at Setters Place over the weekend to compete in what was the first official race at the long track speed skating facility since it opened last December. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

First official speed skating competition held at Setters Place this weekend

More than 100 junior speed skaters from across Alberta competed in the Jeremy Wotherspoon Open

Junior speed skaters from across Alberta were at Setters Place over the weekend to compete in what was the first official race at the long track speed skating facility since it opened last December. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
Red Deer trampolinist for Team Alberta Kalena Soehn practices at the Collicutt Centre Saturday afternoon. The 250 athletes with Team Alberta were in Red Deer this weekend to prepare for the Canada Winter Games in February. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

WATCH: Team Alberta visits Red Deer this weekend to prepare for Canada Winter Games

About 250 Team Alberta athletes toured venues and tested out facilities Saturday

Red Deer trampolinist for Team Alberta Kalena Soehn practices at the Collicutt Centre Saturday afternoon. The 250 athletes with Team Alberta were in Red Deer this weekend to prepare for the Canada Winter Games in February. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
Olympian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Olympian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Each year in Canada, approximately 900 people are diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Olympian snowboarder Max Parrot diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Defending champions Team Scheidegger will fight to keep title

Defending champions Team Scheidegger will fight to keep title

Stettler hosting 2019 Alberta Scotties provincial women’s bonspiel

  • Jan 16, 2019
Defending champions Team Scheidegger will fight to keep title