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The newly upgraded Riverbend Golf and Recreation Area is hosting a pair of major biathlon events on Feb 24 & 25.
The newly upgraded Riverbend Golf and Recreation Area is hosting a pair of major biathlon events on Feb 24 & 25. Sheldon Spackman

Newly enhanced Riverbend hosting Biathlon events this weekend

By Sheldon Spackman
February 24, 2018 - 3:55pm

Red Deer’s newly upgraded Riverbend Golf and Recreation Area is testing out its new enhancements by hosting a pair of events this weekend.

On both Saturday and Sunday, the facility will be the site of the Biathlon NorAm / Calforex Cup # 5 and the Western Championships.

Back Row L to R: Mitch Irvine - Head Coach; Andrew Reed (11), Josh Fuerbringer (24), Brody Kopec (9), Jace Martin (22), Ryan Krawiec (6), Eric Moore (23), Adam Barthel (Ass’t Coach). Front Row L to R: Adam Junck (8), Ty Moline (33), Liam Krause (5), Carter McLenahan (2), JJ Graham (12), Jarret Kuhn (4).
Back Row L to R: Mitch Irvine - Head Coach; Andrew Reed (11), Josh Fuerbringer (24), Brody Kopec (9), Jace Martin (22), Ryan Krawiec (6), Eric Moore (23), Adam Barthel (Ass’t Coach). Front Row L to R: Adam Junck (8), Ty Moline (33), Liam Krause (5), Carter McLenahan (2), JJ Graham (12), Jarret Kuhn (4). Submitted

Kings U18 volleyball season underway

By rdnewsNOW staff
February 20, 2018 - 8:07am

The club volleyball season is now underway for the Men’s Central AB Kings Volleyball Club U18 team.

Zane Lambert, a cowboy from Ponoka, won the Rebel Energy Services Xtreme Bulls event held in Red Deer this weekend. Lambert earned 172.5 points and a payday of $3,756 for his efforts.
Zane Lambert, a cowboy from Ponoka, won the Rebel Energy Services Xtreme Bulls event held in Red Deer this weekend. Lambert earned 172.5 points and a payday of $3,756 for his efforts. Rodeo Canada

Ponoka cowboy wins Red Deer bull riding event

By Sheldon Spackman
February 19, 2018 - 11:30am

A Ponoka cowboy has won the Rebel Energy Services Xtreme Bulls event in Red Deer to open the Canadian Professional Rodeo Association’s 2018 season.

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