Winners: Rimbey Midget Renegades goalie Nolan Carruthers makes the save against Ponoka Wolves in a game in Rimbey last week. The Renegades won 6-3. The win made them Zone 4 champs and qualified them for provincials which will be hosted by Ponoka later in March. The Renegades

Rimbey Midget Renegades advance to Provincials

It’s March madness for Rimbey Midget Renegades.

It’s March madness for Rimbey Midget Renegades.

The team’s first place finish in league play secured them a bye in playoffs, but they were up against Hinton last weekend for a two game total point challenge.

The first game was held in Rimbey, Friday at 3:15 p.m. and the Renegades traveled to Hinton for the final game.

The third weekend in March, the Renegades will attend the provincial ‘B’ tournament hosted by Ponoka where they will play for a chance to win gold.

Rimbey defeated the Wolves 5 – 3 and 6 – 3 to win Zone 4 and advance to Provincials.

Coach Corey Scott is proud of his team.

“I’ve got a nice blend of talent, camaraderie and heart,” he said. “And we’ve got a great leadership group on the team.”

Scott is pleased Rimbey picked up three Eckville players; Curtis Rangen, Wyatt Flemming and Quinton Marki this year.

“We combined with Eckville as they didn’t have a team,” he said.

“Overall, I’m just really happy with my team and everybody works hard.”


Just Posted

UPDATE: Motorist dies near Ponoka after loose tire collides with vehicle

Ponoka RCMP seek assistance in locating vehicle belonging to the tire

Six horses stolen from Winfield area

RCMP seek public’s help in missing horses investigation

Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing

84 bricks of suspected cocaine seized from California residents’ vehicle; largest recorded seizure.

Good response to kids and drugs program

Substance abuse prevention program held

Council approves sign

New entrance signs for Rimbey

New fighter-jet competition to have national ‘economic interest’ requirement

Trudeau government wants to replace Canada’s aging CF-18s with 88 new fighters by as early as 2025

The top-binged shows on Netflix in 2017

Which show did you cheat on your spouse with by watching ahead?

2017 word of the year: Feminism

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

200 Russians to compete in Olympics as neutrals

The Russian Olympic Committee expects 200 to compete in South Korea

Researchers claim the ‘man flu’ does exist

Review of scientific studies suggests ‘man flu’ may be more intense: researcher

Trudeau appoints Supreme Court chief justice

Prime Minister Trudeau appoints Richard Wagner as Supreme Court chief justice

WestJet Christmas video turns children’s wishes into reality

This year’s annual video took a new spin on the 12 days of Christmas

Firefighters protect seaside California towns as blaze rages

A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California’s largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday

Most Read