Athlete of the Week

Notre Dame Cougars

The Notre Dame Cougars senior girl’s rugby team were named Tier I central zone champions last Wednesday and will represent Red Deer at the Alberta Schools Athletic Association (ASAA) 15s Tier I and II provincial championships in Red Deer from June 7-8. This is the Cougars second consecutive zone championship title after they won the Tier II title last year. […]

Avaline Thrush

Avaline started hiking and backcountry camping with an explore life attitude. In her first season, she hiked over 100km, climbed numerous mountains, scrambled up and down 75 degree scree slopes, and she has stood on the crest of multiple cliffs. She has stepped over countless piles of horse… gifts and scurried into the complete dark and silence of freezing ice […]

Gordon Huff

This 74-year-old Red Deer runner has run a half marathon every month for 100 consecutive months. He runs three times a week and admits some days he doesn’t feel like running but that lasts for about the first 10 minutes, then you’re right into it.

Jamie Hoover

While Jamie is active, he would never describe himself as an athlete, although he admits hills and bumps are almost impossible to resist. When not tending to Mayor and Council duties around town, you can find him hiking and climbing rather than biking, but he enjoys a good rip around the Vesta Energy Bike Skills Park in Blackfalds. 40 years […]

Scarlett Farand

“In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed” Scarlett is now competing in short and long-track competitions. This is her first year of skating with the club. She achieved 2nd in her division at the Calgary Olympic Oval Long Track meet in January. Scarlett loves to skate fast and always has fun.

Eiley Morrison

These two Alberta athletes recently competed at a competition in Mazatlan, Mexico. They spent their spring break training in Puerto Vallarta to prepare for the upcoming high school season. Kylie Sargent finished 3rd in the 100m and 400m. Eiley Morrison finished with a tie in the 100m however with the tie breaker was awarded 2nd.

Tom Wass

Tom currently holds the all-time RDP Kings Volleyball record for assists. In mid-March, he had a total of 2,693 assists which placed him second of all-time in the ACAC. Tom is 606 away from tying the conference record.

Katie Passuto

Katie recently competed at the Alberta Provincial Indoor track & field championships. She won the U20 women’s 60m hurdles and is undefeated in the indoor competition season to date. She starts her preparations for the Olympic trials later this summer in Montreal.

Jenna Sellen

Jenna plays forward for the RDP Queens Hockey team. She recently scored two goals resulting in a 6-0 win over the Broncos. She was named the player of the game following the win and now has four goals and six assists for a total of 10 points in 18 games played this season.

Ryland Goulding

Ryland started playing hockey late, but once he started, he knew he would love it for the rest of his life. He says the sport calms him and helps ease his aggressiveness which oddly, can be a quality to effectively harness in such a fast paced game. Ryland shares the same passion with lacrosse.