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The Strathcona Cup as shown on the tour website.

Scottish invasion of curlers coming to Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake will play host to five teams from Scotland, Jan. 21,…

Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., rides Business Girl during saddle bronc rodeo semi-finals action at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, July 17, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Big Valley’s Zeke Thurston wins third world saddle bronc crown of his career

Zeke Thurston of Big Valley, Alta., won a world championship in saddle…

Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
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 Fox Run Fury senior boys volleyball team, pictured, placed fourth in a pre-season tournament over the weekend. (Photo submitted)
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…

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)
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…

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)
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)
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)
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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From left Geoff Rambaut, Dan Johnson, Tyson Scanland, Jeremy Martins, Vic Sloboda and Steve Scanland at the Sylvan Lake Lions year-end awards ceremony on May 6. Submitted photo
From left Geoff Rambaut, Dan Johnson, Tyson Scanland, Jeremy Martins, Vic Sloboda and Steve Scanland at the Sylvan Lake Lions year-end awards ceremony on May 6. Submitted photo
Sylvan Lake’s Ain Lee posted an 89 to win the girls eight and under category. Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour/ Facebook photo

Central Albertans shoot low at junior tour season-opening event

The Maple Leaf Junior Tour will be in Red Deer on May 14 and 15

Sylvan Lake’s Ain Lee posted an 89 to win the girls eight and under category. Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour/ Facebook photo
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Sylvan Lake Disc Golf Course welcomes peak season with weekly events

Disc golf is played like traditional ball golf, but with discs and baskets

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