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The Red Deer Games Foundation has made changes to its grant program as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo supplied)

Red Deer Games Foundation adjusts grant program due to COVID-19 pandemic

The foundation postponed the spring 2020 grant program due to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Nov 27, 2020
Team roping jackpot: The Shooters Team Roping Jackpot was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Nov. 13 to 15. All categories won prizes including trophy rifles, cross heels, roping dummies and roping cards. Pictured here, a No. 7 roping team tries their luck Sunday, Nov. 15. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Shooters Team Roping Jackpot

Team roping jackpot: The Shooters Team Roping Jackpot was held at the…

From Jan. 25-31, 2021, curlers from across the province will be taking over Sylvan Lake during the men’s and women’s provincial championships, known as the Sentinel Storage Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake to host Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts

The NexSource Centre will host a combined Boston Pizza Cup-Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.

Bronc No. 11 Kadyn Reinbold makes a clean tackle near the end of the first half Nov. 1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Bantam Broncs wrap up fall season

Last game a loss, but overall sucessful developmental season

Bronc No. 11 Kadyn Reinbold makes a clean tackle near the end of the first half Nov. 1. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Dale Clearwater breaks hard Oct. 30 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

PHOTOS: Canadian Snaffle Bit Futurity

The Canadian Snaffle Bit Futurity was held at the Calnash Ag Event…

Dale Clearwater breaks hard Oct. 30 at the Calnash Ag Event Centre. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Bantam Broncs lose tight 42-38 game to the Titans

The Bantam Broncs played an offensive shootout game against the Drumheller Titans…

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Fans support Rebels
Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)

95-year-old Ilona Carter flies again

Takes to the skies over Ponoka

Pilots Ilona Carter and Jim Gray of iRecover Treatment Centres, in front of his company’s aircraft, based at Ponoka’s airport. (Perry Wilson/Submitted)
Marissa Cunnington. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

NARCHC year end horse show photos and results

The Northern Alberta Reined Cow Horse Club (NARCHC) held its futurity, derby…

Marissa Cunnington. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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PHOTOS: CBHI futurity

Held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre Oct. 8 to 11

(Emily Jaycox/ Ponoka News)
Leisure Lanes bowling alley busy with league play

Leisure Lanes bowling alley busy with league play

Ponoka bowling alley open with COVID-19 restrictions

Leisure Lanes bowling alley busy with league play
Game action Sept. 27. (Sam Leavitt/Sam Leavitt Photography)

Bantam Broncs come back to win 44-26

A strong second half won the home team the game

Game action Sept. 27. (Sam Leavitt/Sam Leavitt Photography)
Over the rails: Emma Blumes clears a jump on Candygray on Friday, Oct. 2, during the Pacific Equine Sport Fall Festival Jumping show, held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Oct. 1 to 4. Blume finished in first place in the 181 -TBird .90m jumper. For full results visit horseshowtime.com. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Over the rails: Emma Blumes clears a jump on Candygray on Friday, Oct. 2, during the Pacific Equine Sport Fall Festival Jumping show, held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Oct. 1 to 4. Blume finished in first place in the 181 -TBird .90m jumper. For full results visit horseshowtime.com. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Jordan Hansen. File photo
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Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.

Millet Agriplex to become a hub for indoor soccer

Wetaskiwin Soccer Club will be operating out of the Millet Agriplex this season.

Members of the Wetaskiwin Soccer Club and management in front of the team benches. Photo by Shaela Dansereau.
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Ponoka bulls lead the pen at Unleash the Beast

Bulls from Ponoka performed well at the 25th annual PBR Unleash The…

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Logan Bonnett, left, and Keely Bonnett are the TRC Finals Open Champions. Image: Facebook

Ponoka ropers TRC Finals Open Champions

The Canadian Open Champions at the 2020 Team Roping Canada (TRC) Finals…

Logan Bonnett, left, and Keely Bonnett are the TRC Finals Open Champions. Image: Facebook
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Photo by Naomi McKinney. File photo
Photo by Naomi McKinney. File photo
Kennedy Cheytors had a time of 17.175 in the barrels before taking a five second penalty. Photo by Emily Jaycox

PHOTOS: High School Rodeo action

AHRA D2 Battle River High School Rodeo was held at in Ponoka Sept. 12 and 13

Kennedy Cheytors had a time of 17.175 in the barrels before taking a five second penalty. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Cutting Classic: The Black Elk Cutting Classic was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Sept. 8 to 13. Pictured here is cutting horse Cy Runaround Sue, ridden by Dustin Gonnet, owned by Les Jack.                                Photo by Emily Jaycox

PHOTOS: Black Elk Cutting Classic

Held in Ponoka Sept. 8 to 13

Cutting Classic: The Black Elk Cutting Classic was held at the Calnash Ag Event Centre from Sept. 8 to 13. Pictured here is cutting horse Cy Runaround Sue, ridden by Dustin Gonnet, owned by Les Jack.                                Photo by Emily Jaycox