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Central Alberta Buccaneers runningback Isiah Lawrence avoids a tackle and scrambles for a first down last season against the Fort McMurray Monarchs. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)

Start of Central Alberta Bucs Alberta Football League season delayed

The regular season will now wrap on on Aug. 15

  • Mar 26, 2020
Central Alberta Buccaneers runningback Isiah Lawrence avoids a tackle and scrambles for a first down last season against the Fort McMurray Monarchs. (Photo by BYRON HACKETT/Advocate Staff)
Aqil Samuel (left), Jen Schetzsle (centre) and Graham Schetzsle pose for a photo in front of the Sylvan Lake Gulls logo after the reveal at Hockey Central on March 15. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

The Gulls land in Sylvan Lake

The name and logo for Sylvan Lake’s new WCBL team was revealed at Hockey Central on March 15

Aqil Samuel (left), Jen Schetzsle (centre) and Graham Schetzsle pose for a photo in front of the Sylvan Lake Gulls logo after the reveal at Hockey Central on March 15. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News
The Spokane Chiefs scored in the first period against the Red Deer Rebels on March 6, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Spokane Chiefs scored in the first period against the Red Deer Rebels on March 6, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
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It was a rough ride for Jayden Grubbe and the Red Deer Rebels against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Feb. 29, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan /LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Oil Kings shutout Rebels 4-0

Rebels win streak ended after four games

It was a rough ride for Jayden Grubbe and the Red Deer Rebels against the Edmonton Oil Kings on Feb. 29, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan /LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Two goals by Ben King pushes Rebels over Tri-city

Two goals by Ben King pushes Rebels over Tri-city

7-5 game a high-scoring, runaway according to Rebels forward Chris Douglas

Two goals by Ben King pushes Rebels over Tri-city
Red Deer Rebels goalie Byron Fancy turned away this open shot by Chase Wheatcroft during their Feb. 5 contest. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebels goalie Byron Fancy turned away this open shot by Chase Wheatcroft during their Feb. 5 contest. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebels Chris Douglas celebrated a first period goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Jan. 29. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebel Ben King scores huge winner in 5-4 final against Brandon

Rebels bounce back after pair of 5-2 losses against Hitmen

Red Deer Rebels Chris Douglas celebrated a first period goal against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Jan. 29. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebel Keaton Sorenson drove in on Prince Albert Raider Netmind Carter Serhyenko early in the first period during their game on Jan. 18, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebel Keaton Sorenson drove in on Prince Albert Raider Netmind Carter Serhyenko early in the first period during their game on Jan. 18, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebels Arshdeep Bains would cash in this first period goal to put his team up 1-0 early over the Saskatoon Blades during their game on Jan. 3, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Late overtime goal puts Blades over Rebels

Rebels will look to regroup Saturday against Moose Jaw

Red Deer Rebels Arshdeep Bains would cash in this first period goal to put his team up 1-0 early over the Saskatoon Blades during their game on Jan. 3, 2020. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Chance Abbott and the AA Lacombe Generals had little difficulty getting past the Blackfalds Wranglers defence on Dec. 21, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

AA Lacombe Generals dominate Blackfalds 8-3 to finish 2019

Lacombe Generals play again Jan. 4 against Fort Sask

Chance Abbott and the AA Lacombe Generals had little difficulty getting past the Blackfalds Wranglers defence on Dec. 21, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Red Deer Rebel Zak Smith got things going for his team, scoring the first goal of the game and sparking hundreds of teddy-bears, toques, mitts and socks being thrown on to the ice in support of the Red Deer Christmas Bureau. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels win two straight heading into Christmas break

Two third period goals give Red Deer 3-1 win over Swift Current

Red Deer Rebel Zak Smith got things going for his team, scoring the first goal of the game and sparking hundreds of teddy-bears, toques, mitts and socks being thrown on to the ice in support of the Red Deer Christmas Bureau. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams

Lacombe resident joined Red Deer Advocate Sports Reporter Byron Hackett and Host Todd Vaughan

PODCAST: The Expert welcomes AA Lacombe General Jared Williams
Ben King eyed up a busy crease early in the Red Deer Rebels game against the Moose Jaw Warriors on Dec. 4, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels win second in row 5-2 over Moose Jaw

32 saves from Goalie Byron Fancy leads the way for Red Deer

Ben King eyed up a busy crease early in the Red Deer Rebels game against the Moose Jaw Warriors on Dec. 4, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Pats hand Rebels fourth straight loss

Pats hand Rebels fourth straight loss

Rebels will look to regroup against Calgary tomorrow night

Pats hand Rebels fourth straight loss
Prince Albert Raider Evan Herman tucked a goal past Ethan Anders to make it 3-0 late in the second period of their game on Nov. 20, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Red Deer Rebels beat up 7-1 by Raiders

Rebels look to rebound Saturday at home against Hurricanes

Prince Albert Raider Evan Herman tucked a goal past Ethan Anders to make it 3-0 late in the second period of their game on Nov. 20, 2019. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
The Red Deer Rebels celebrated a first period goal by Ethan Rowland in their game against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Nov. 16. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels ride 3-goal first period to 4-3 win over Brandon

Goaltender Byron Fancy with key saves in third period to save game

The Red Deer Rebels celebrated a first period goal by Ethan Rowland in their game against the Brandon Wheat Kings on Nov. 16. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Rebels drop sixth straight to T-Birds in shootout
Rebels drop sixth straight to T-Birds in shootout
Rebels extend losing streak to 5 against ‘Canes

Rebels extend losing streak to 5 against ‘Canes

4-3 loss comes after a disappointing 6-5 S/O loss on Saturday

Rebels extend losing streak to 5 against ‘Canes
The Red Deer Rebels could do nothing but watch as the Edmonton Oil Kings jumped out to an 5-1 on a Friday night game in Red Deer. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)

Rebels drop third straight against Oil Kings

Rebels have given up 19 goals, scord 2 in three games

The Red Deer Rebels could do nothing but watch as the Edmonton Oil Kings jumped out to an 5-1 on a Friday night game in Red Deer. (Todd Colin Vaughan/LACOMBE EXPRESS)
Winterhawks ice Rebels 5-0

Winterhawks ice Rebels 5-0

Rebels take on Medicine Hat on the road Saturday night

Winterhawks ice Rebels 5-0