Gluten Sensitivity: Symptoms and Signs

April 10, 2017

Here it is the magic buzz word of today’s diet fads of what to eat and not to eat. But is it Gluten freereally a fad? Maybe people have heard of gluten free diets and many people are opting to not have gluten in their diet but why? How do I know if I even have gluten intolerance? There’s not a simple answer as it can be a hidden thing in our lives.

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How Sweet It Is

April 3, 2017

I’ve had it on my mind how to be a better person. I look at myself and see a bit of a tummy, sometimes I’m more tired then I’d like to be or something as simple as what I’m eating url-1would be a healthy change. Just trying to get rid of sugar was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. I never realized how much sugar was in everything. This isn’t an understatement. Sugar is in my opinion the number one drug of today’s world. Read More →

Rebels Bracket Challenge Results

March 27, 2017

Below are the results from the 2nd weekend of the Rebels March Madness Bracket Challenge. Hope everyone had a chance to watch some of the great basketball this weekend.

Congrats to Arsalan Zaheer for winning the 2nd weekend. Arsalan, has won a Rebels athletic tee for his great picks! Enjoy the Final Four this weekend! Read More →

Brittany Derkacz named Week 23 Athlete of the Week

March 21, 2017

derkaczThe Red River College women’s futsal team won the 2017 Copa de la Paz Championship last weekend in a 2-0 shutout against Canadian Mennonite University. Before posting the shut out in Sunday’s Final, RRC’s keeper, Brittany Derkacz, gave up just a single goal to Brandon University in the first game of the tournament’s semifinal round. And it was the court vision of Derkacz on the offensive end that ended up being the deciding factor for Red River in the semis. Read More →

Cesar Carvalho named Week 23 MCAC Athlete of the Week

March 21, 2017

CesarCarvalhoAfter scoring a hat-trick and being named Player of the Game in a seesaw semifinal game against BU last weekend, Cesar Carvalho and the Red River College Rebels got to raise the Men’s Futsal championship trophy on Sunday.

In Sunday’s Final, Carvalo found the scoresheet once in his Rebel’s 6-4 victory over Providence University College. The 6’2 forward from Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, played an excellent 2017 Copa de la Paz tournament and was a major factor in both of Red River’s wins, setting up numerous goals and playing with much needed passion. Read More →

Roll, Relax, Relief-Using a Foam Roller

March 20, 2017

Some of the most common questions we get in our fitness centre are “What are those things? What am I suppose to do with it?  Does it really work?  When we get these question most people are referring to foam rollers.   Read More →

Sign Up for March Madness at RRC!

March 14, 2017

Looking for some fun, physical activity and the chance to make new friends? Come sign up for one of Recreation Services Special Events. These one day co-ed recreational events are great way to meet new people, exercise, and have fun!

Sign up by yourself, with a friend or get a group of friends together and make a team to try and win one of the coveted Intramural Champion T-Shirts. Open to all RRC Staff and Students.

Rebels March Madness Week

3v3 Tournament

Wednesday March 21st 6-9pm.
North Gym, NDC
This is Co-Ed Event. There must be one player of each gender on the court at all times. Open to all Staff, Students and Community Members.
Deadline to enter is Friday March 17th 4:00pm.
Click Here for registration form: 2017 March Madness 3v3 Basketball Registration Form

Free Throw Contest

Wednesday March 15th 11am-1pm
North Gym, NDC
Free to Enter, Open to all Staff and Students.
Description: Come and Go challenge event. See how many free throws you can hit in 1minute! Great Prizes to Won!

Bracket Challenge

Try your luck picking the winner of the 2017 March Madness Men’s Basketball Championship! Once the field is selected on March 13th, fill out the form and submit to the North Gym Front Desk.
Free to enter for all RRC Staff and students. Great Prizes to the Winners!
Bracket Form Available on March 13th.

Event Rules

3 vs 3 Co-Ed Basketball Rules

For further information please contact Athletics and Recreation Coordinator Cole Skinner at 204.632.2397 or

Men’s Futsal win MCAC Championship

March 12, 2017

Men’s 2017 Copa de la Paz Final: Red River College defeats Providence University College 6-4

The men’s game started in fantastic fashion when the host, Providence University College, started with the ball and got about three touches on it before Herby Magny sent a rocket into the top of RRC’s net. The crowd erupted and before the game was even thirty seconds old, the underdog PUC was up 1-0.

Shortly after the quick start to the scoring, PUC keeper, Jay Thiellman didn’t have a chance when RRC’s Cesar Carvalho took a corner kick and set up a streaking Alex Castro right in front of the net at the 22 minute mark, tying the game at 1 goal apiece.

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Rebels Women’s Futsal Capture MCAC Crown

March 12, 2017

Women’s 2017 Copa de la Paz Final: Red River College defeats Canadian Mennonite University 2-0

Scoring chances were few and far between in the opening minutes of the women’s final. Red River College keeper, Brittany Derkacz, was the first goalie to face any legitimate scoring chances and she proved to be in fine form early, turning everything away with cool confidence.

After play in RRC’s end quickly switched to a partial break for RRC’s Nadine Reimer, CMU keeper, Lydia Balsille, stepped up and kept the game scoreless by turning a tough shot from Reimer aside.

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Women’s Futsal Advance to MCAC Final

March 12, 2017

Futsal Semifinals Recap – #1 Red River College defeats #4 Brandon University Bobcats 2-1

After a quiet first ten minutes, the first chance of the match came when Rebels Keeper Brittany Derkacz was forced to dive to her left and make a partial catch on a shot that was sprung from a large crowd in front of her goal.

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