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The Cougars huddle up. (Photo submitted)

Stettler coach hoping to attract more youth to sport

While the Stettler Wildcats going undefeated this fall may have been the…

Puck battle behind the net! Stettler Storm U18 females take on Lloydminster on Nov. 25. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

PHOTOS: Stettler hosts U18 female hockey tournament

There was a full weekend of hockey at the SRC

Tavi Pickles (l) shows off the CRTA 2022 Championship buckle with proud mom Tamona (r). Tavi is one-half the Daring Divas trick riding duo, and Tamona is the team manager. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor youth three-time CTRA champion

Pickles has decided to step back from competition in 2023

Tavi Pickles (l) shows off the CRTA 2022 Championship buckle with proud mom Tamona (r). Tavi is one-half the Daring Divas trick riding duo, and Tamona is the team manager. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Jordan Southern blocks for Wildcats Quarterback Jakob Lewis. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats defeated in Lloydminster

Wildcats lose 17-0 to Holy Rosary Raiders

Jordan Southern blocks for Wildcats Quarterback Jakob Lewis. (Dave Morris photo)
The Stettler Storm ‘B’ team takes on the Camrose Vikings in round-robin play on Nov 12. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)

Stettler Minor Hockey hosts 12-team U13 tournament

The Stettler Minor Hockey Association hosted a U13 tournament at the Stettler…

The Stettler Storm ‘B’ team takes on the Camrose Vikings in round-robin play on Nov 12. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independent)
Stettler Curling Club is looking for both players and board members. (Stettler Curling Club Facebook photo)

Stettler Curling Club running for season, looking for new curlers

Anyone interested in trying the sport has a variety of options

Stettler Curling Club is looking for both players and board members. (Stettler Curling Club Facebook photo)
The Wildcats celebrate winning the League Championship after a wintery game against Hunting Hills. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats down Hunting Hills Lightning, proceed to provincials

The Stettler Wildcats undefeated streak continues. Playing the league final game on…

The Wildcats celebrate winning the League Championship after a wintery game against Hunting Hills. (Dave Morris photo)
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., is set to defend his title at the Canadian Finals Rodeo, which begins Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Zeke Thurston, of Big Valley, Alta., is set to defend his title at the Canadian Finals Rodeo, which begins Wednesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Stettler’s Beau Cooper had the fastest run of the evening during the first round of tie-down roping Wednesday night at Canadian Finals Rodeo at the Peavey Mart Centrium. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Wildcat Kyle Dennis runs in the game-winning touchdown. (Dave Morris photo)
Wildcat Kyle Dennis runs in the game-winning touchdown. (Dave Morris photo)
Wagon racing runs in Layne MacGillivray’s blood. (Photo submitted)

Halkirk chuckwagon driver is WPCA 2022 world champion

The end of the 2022 World Professional Chuckwagon Association (WPCA) season was…

Wagon racing runs in Layne MacGillivray’s blood. (Photo submitted)
Carter Kanzler tackles Lacombe ball carrier. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats defeat Lacombe Rams

The Stettler Wildcats undefeated streak continues. In the team’s second-last game of…

Carter Kanzler tackles Lacombe ball carrier. (Dave Morris photo)
The Hunting Hills lightning had the lead at halftime but lost to the Stettler Wildcats Friday night in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
The Hunting Hills lightning had the lead at halftime but lost to the Stettler Wildcats Friday night in Red Deer. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate staff)
Stettler Wildcats take the field in their 2022 home opener on Sept. 23. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independet)

Stettler Wildcats continue to dominate on the field

‘Our guys came out. We were firing on all cylinders.’

Stettler Wildcats take the field in their 2022 home opener on Sept. 23. (Kevin Sabo/Stettler Independet)
Notre Dame Cougar receiver Ryan Raymont attempts to break a tackle against the Stettler Wildcats during the first regular season game of the year at Setters Place in Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate Staff)

Stettler Minor Football to hold their discount card Blitz Night

Athletes from Stettler Minor Football Association will be canvassing the town selling…

Notre Dame Cougar receiver Ryan Raymont attempts to break a tackle against the Stettler Wildcats during the first regular season game of the year at Setters Place in Red Deer on Friday. (Photo by Ian Gustafson/ Advocate Staff)
Steve Dahl’s and Mike Barkley’s Lil Red Express on the track after repairs have been made. (Photo submitted)

Three Stettler racers take part in Miles of Mayhem Drag, Drive event

The Miles of Mayhem is the only ‘Drag and Drive’ event of its kind in Canada

Steve Dahl’s and Mike Barkley’s Lil Red Express on the track after repairs have been made. (Photo submitted)
Head Coach Norb Baharally addresses the Wildcats before kick off. (Dave Morris photo)

Stettler Wildcats down Drumheller Titans in away game

The Stettler Wildcats took to the field for the first time of…

Head Coach Norb Baharally addresses the Wildcats before kick off. (Dave Morris photo)
Lee Adamson and Neil Salmond are neck-and-neck during day one of Chuckwagon racing in Bashaw on Aug. 26. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)

Salmond and Adamson take top place in Bashaw chuckwagon, chariot racing

The dust has settled on the Taste the Dust Pro Tour chuckwagon…

Lee Adamson and Neil Salmond are neck-and-neck during day one of Chuckwagon racing in Bashaw on Aug. 26. (Kevin Sabo/Black Press News Media)
Halkirk’s Paul Dietrich and his teammates from Stettler and Rocky Mountain House won bronze in five-pin bowling at the 55+ Games in Kamloops in August. (Photo submitted)

East Central Alberta Region has good showing at 55+ games in Kamloops

East Central Alberta was well represented in the 55+ Canadian Seniors Games,…

Halkirk’s Paul Dietrich and his teammates from Stettler and Rocky Mountain House won bronze in five-pin bowling at the 55+ Games in Kamloops in August. (Photo submitted)