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The Fox Run Fury senior boys volleyball team, pictured, placed fourth in a pre-season tournament over the weekend. (Photo submitted)

Fox Run volleyball teams competed in weekend tournament

The Fox Run Fury senior volleyball teams competed in a pre-season tournament…

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers won their two away games last week. Pictured, the Wranglers played the Wetaskiwin Icemen in a previous home game. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake Wranglers kick off regular season

The Sylvan Lake Wranglers played two away games last week, launching the…

An HJ Cody Lakers player runs the ball into the end zone during Thursday’s game against the Notre Dame Cougars. (Photo by Michaela Ludwig)

Sylvan Lake Minor Football celebrates 25 years

This year marks a quarter of a century that youth football has…

Spittin Chiclets podcast personality and former professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette signs a bottle of Pink Whitney for a fan at Wine and Beyond Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Red Deer Advocate)
Spittin Chiclets podcast personality and former professional hockey player Paul Bissonnette signs a bottle of Pink Whitney for a fan at Wine and Beyond Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Red Deer Advocate)
File photo of the Sylvan Lake Gulls field during the home opener of the 2022 season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
File photo of the Sylvan Lake Gulls field during the home opener of the 2022 season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Winners from the Meadowlands Open Golf Tournament July 2022. Left to right, Kathy Salter, Dean Dereniuk, Carla Smith and Denis Murphy. (Submitted by Ken White)

Titles defended during Meadowlands Open Golf Tournament

Dean Dereniuk and Carla Smith defended their championships at the Meadowlands Open…

Winners from the Meadowlands Open Golf Tournament July 2022. Left to right, Kathy Salter, Dean Dereniuk, Carla Smith and Denis Murphy. (Submitted by Ken White)
Keith McDermott, winner of the Masters division, of the Battle of Central Alberta V Disc Golf Tournament in Sylvan Lake. (Janaia Hutzal/For Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake Disc Golf hosted the Battle of Central Alberta

The Battle of Central Alberta Disc Golf Tournament was hosted in Sylvan…

  • Jul 20, 2022
Keith McDermott, winner of the Masters division, of the Battle of Central Alberta V Disc Golf Tournament in Sylvan Lake. (Janaia Hutzal/For Sylvan Lake News)
Gulls Zach Griffin makes contact with a pitch down the middle against the Edmonton Prospects earlier this season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Gulls Zach Griffin makes contact with a pitch down the middle against the Edmonton Prospects earlier this season. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
(Photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)

Sylvan Lake golfer, 8, places first in her division

A young Sylvan Lake golfer finished first in her division at the…

  • Jul 19, 2022
(Photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour)
Baylie Kennedy heads to Finland July 21st to play for Team Canada. (Facebook photo)

Sylvan Lake football player exceeds fundraising goal for Team Canada trip

By Carlie Sanderson For Sylvan Lake News Sylvan Lake Defensive Back (DB)…

  • Jul 19, 2022
Baylie Kennedy heads to Finland July 21st to play for Team Canada. (Facebook photo)
The Town of Sylvan Lake’s team member Trevor Killam putting a birdie for the team. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)

Sylvan Lake Lions golf tournament raises over $10,000 for local medical equipment, summer camps

Sylvan Lake Lions raised about $12,000 with a golf tournament at Meadowlands…

  • Jul 13, 2022
The Town of Sylvan Lake’s team member Trevor Killam putting a birdie for the team. (Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News)
(Jared Waldo​ / submitted photo)

Sylvan Lake town councillors try their hands at pickelball

Sylvan Lake mayor and council learned some new skills July 4, when…

  • Jul 12, 2022
(Jared Waldo​ / submitted photo)
L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: The best snapshots from the 2022 Ponoka Stampede

Highlights from the 86th annual Ponoka Stampede, held June 27 to July 3

L-R: Miss Rodeo Stavely Jasmine Dahl, Miss Strathmore Stampede Martina Holtkamp, Miss Rodeo Canada Jayden Calvert and Miss Ponoka Stampede Mackenzie Skeels. (Janaia Hutzal/For Ponoka News)
Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

PHOTOS: Ponoka Stampede Showdown wrap up

The Ponoka Stampede wrapped on July 3 with their always popular showdown.…

Lonnie West of Cadogan rides for 93.25 points aboard Hard Not to Get during the Ponoka Stampede Showdown finals. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News

Volleyball Alberta hosting open tournaments in Sylvan Lake

The tournaments are open for registrations on a first come first serve basis

Reeti Meenakshi Rohilla / Sylvan Lake News
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)

Night 3 of chuckwagon action at the Ponoka Stampede

Chucks recap and more kids day photos from June 30

  • Jul 1, 2022
(Janaia Hutzal/For Black Press News Media)
Brady Durkin won the Maple Leaf Junior Tournament held on May 22 and 23. He competed 28 boys 13 and 14 years of age. Submitted photo

Sylvan Lake teen prepares for world junior golf tournament

Sylvan Lake teen Brady Durkin will be one of four golfers his…

Brady Durkin won the Maple Leaf Junior Tournament held on May 22 and 23. He competed 28 boys 13 and 14 years of age. Submitted photo
Janaia Hutzal / Sylvan Lake News

Sylvan Lake Gulls shutout by Dawgs in home opener

Gulls lose home in front of sold-out crowd

Janaia Hutzal / Sylvan Lake News
Central Alberta Raceways opened for their 2022 season over the May long weekend. (Leah Bousfiled/RIMBEY REVIEW)

Central Alberta Raceways open for 2022 season

Central Alberta Raceways (CAR) kicked off their 2022 season over the May…

Central Alberta Raceways opened for their 2022 season over the May long weekend. (Leah Bousfiled/RIMBEY REVIEW)
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Rimbey to serve as rodeo ground for middle school riders

Over 100 participants from across the province will be in attendance

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