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Starting Monday, golf courses across the province will be limited to their household or for those who live alone, their two close contacts. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Black Press)

Golf in Alberta limited to household or close contacts starting Monday

The new policy lumps golf in with all other outdoor activities

  • May 10, 2021
Brian Dalshaug, former Sylvan Lake Minor Hockey Coach. (Photo Submitted)

Sylvan Lake hockey community mourns the loss of former coach

Brian Dalshaug is remembered as the “father of competitive hockey in Sylvan Lake.”

Red Deer Bantam AAA Rebels forward Coy Pighin battles with a Southeast Tigers player Sunday in Game 1 of the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League Division Final in March 2020. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Alberta minor hockey 2020-21 season officially cancelled

Alberta Hockey cancels season after restrictions make earliest return to play March 1.

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Provincial curling championships in Sylvan Lake cancelled

Curling Alberta announced Friday the men and women’s championships have been cancelled

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Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)

Central Alberta Bucs vs. Red Deer Titans in ‘Winter Blood Fest’ challenge

Two teams face off to see which club can donate the most units of blood

Bucs player Todd Lewis in the donation chair. (Submitted file photo)
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
The Red Deer Games Foundation has made changes to its grant program as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo supplied)
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.

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)
The Lacombe Generals celebrate a goal in Game 4 of their five-game series against the Daysland Northstars, Feb. 8, 2020. (File Photo)

Lacombe General, North Central Hockey League cancels upcoming season

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the senior AA league will resume in 2021

The Lacombe Generals celebrate a goal in Game 4 of their five-game series against the Daysland Northstars, Feb. 8, 2020. (File Photo)
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.
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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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Troy Dorchester competing in 2019.Photo by Shelly Scott Photography

Canadian professional chuckwagon racer reflects on cancelled season

This year would have marked Troy Dorchester’s 28th year of racing.

Troy Dorchester competing in 2019.Photo by Shelly Scott Photography
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.
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Youngest Lacombe Ram looking to build on solid rookie year

Stretch-4 Aidan Anderson looking to expand his role in the Ram offence next season

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The Lacombe Bantam Raiders began their Spring Camp last week. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Lacombe Raiders football begins delayed Spring Camp

Football players required to follow guidelines laid out by AHS

The Lacombe Bantam Raiders began their Spring Camp last week. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Lacombe Composite Rams digitally honour 2019/2020 athletes

Lacombe Composite Rams digitally honour 2019/2020 athletes

Rams Athletics waves goodbye to outgoing Grade 12 athletes

Lacombe Composite Rams digitally honour 2019/2020 athletes
Jadon Bernatsky is a multi-time All-Canadian cross-country runner from Lacombe. His final season at Brock University will be cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo submitted)
Jadon Bernatsky is a multi-time All-Canadian cross-country runner from Lacombe. His final season at Brock University will be cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo submitted)
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
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Town of Blackfalds moving forward with the arena and library expansion

Council voted 4 to 3 to approve the final and guaranteed maximum price of the $24.6 million

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