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 coskinner@rrc.ca

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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Rebels Men’s Futsal Advance to MCAC Final

March 12, 2017

Futsal Semifinals Recap – #3 Red River College defeats #2 Brandon University 6-5

The first Men’s semifinal game of the day began with a very irregular scenario.

After a shot on net was made to the right of BU keeper Dan Harrison’s, the ball ended up in the back of the net. BU contended that the ball had made its way in through a large hole in the netting on the side of the goal, so play was stopped while the referees discussed the matter and repaired the netting. After the pause in play the goal was ruled good and was awarded to RRC’s Alex Castro.

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Nadine Reimer named MCAC Athlete of the Week

March 10, 2017

NadineReimerNadine Reimer of the Red River College women’s futsal team enters this weekend’s Copa de la Paz Championship coming off an impressive finish to her regular season.

On Friday, the Rebels played to a 5-5 draw against Universite de Saint-Boniface with Reimer responsible for three of RRC’s goals. The following night, Red River hosted Providence University College and shut them out 7-0. Reimer once again scored a hat-trick, bringing her season total to 18 goals in 10 conference games.

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MCAC All Conference Selections for Futsal

March 10, 2017

The 2017 Futsal season concludes this weekend as four men’s teams and four women’s teams will compete in the Copa de la Paz Championship hosted by Providence University College. From the six MCAC schools that fielded both men’s and women’s futsal teams this season, the following athletes have been recognized by the head coaches throughout the conference as exceptional athletes within their sport.

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5 Tips for the River of Life

March 6, 2017

We’ve all been caught in the rush of the world in its quest to be going somewhere. This constant pressure has had us staring at a screen until out eyes are pounding , sitting on our butts until our back hurts…..what’s up with that, and going for hours without eating except for those few cups of coffee….that’s kind of like food right?

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