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Wetaskiwin native Matt Fonteyne has been named the 'WHL On the Run Player of the Week'. The 20 year-old forward plays for the Everett Silvertips.
Wetaskiwin native Matt Fonteyne has been named the 'WHL On the Run Player of the Week'. The 20 year-old forward plays for the Everett Silvertips. WHL

Wetaskiwin's Fonteyne named WHL Player of the Week

By Sheldon Spackman
January 22, 2018 - 6:26pm

A central Alberta hockey player has been named the WHL’s ‘On the Run Player of the Week’ for the week ending January 21.

Matt Fonteyne, a 20 year-old forward and native of Wetaskiwin, plays for the Everett Silvertips and earned 10 points and a plus six rating in three games last week.

The U19AA Central Alberta Sting ringette team earned a silver medal at the Esso Golden Ring tournament over the weekend.
The U19AA Central Alberta Sting ringette team earned a silver medal at the Esso Golden Ring tournament over the weekend. Lisa Anderson

U19AA Sting earn silver at Esso Golden Ring ringette tournament

By Sheldon Spackman
January 22, 2018 - 3:04pm Updated: January 23, 2018 - 11:22am

The Central Alberta Sting U19AA ringette team is celebrating a silver medal earned at the 32nd annual Esso Golden Ring tournament over the weekend.

Coleman McKee, 15, ASDC-Central Male Athlete of the Month for January, 2018.
Coleman McKee, 15, ASDC-Central Male Athlete of the Month for January, 2018. Alberta Sport Development Centre - Central

ASDC-Central Male Athlete of the Month: Coleman McKee

By Sheldon Spackman
January 21, 2018 - 1:19pm

The Albert Sport Development Centre has announced its ASDC-Central Male Athlete of the Month for January.

Coleman McKee is a 15 year-old Red Deer resident attending Grade 10 at Hunting Hills High School and is a competitive Freestyle Skier.

Alberta Hockey Day 2018

By rdnewsNOW staff
January 19, 2018 - 9:49am Updated: January 19, 2018 - 4:25pm

RED DEER- Hockey Alberta is celebrating the second annual Alberta Hockey Day on Saturday.

The theme for the 2018 edition of Alberta Hockey Day is age-appropriate hockey, and the importance of using cross-ice or half-ice surfaces at the Initiation and Novice levels.

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