Rebels win league title, set sights on provincial crown

The Delisle Rebels punched their ticket to the first round of the provincial high school football playoffs with a convincing 51-14 win over the visiting Unity Warriors on Friday, October 13.

Delisle running back Will Major shakes a tackle as he powers his way into the end zone for a second-quarter touchdown against the visiting Unity Warriors on Friday, October 13

The win sealed the northwest 9-man league championship for Delisle, and set the stage for a home playoff game against Indian Head on Saturday, October 28.
The Rebels cruised through the regular season with a 5-0 record, but the showdown against Unity wasn’t something they were taking lightly. Continue reading “Rebels win league title, set sights on provincial crown”

Rebels Dominate Crusaders

Oakley Durham scores a touchdown during a game between the Delisle Rebels and the John Paul II Collegiate Crusaders on October 5

The Delisle Rebels football team cruised to a 86-26 victory over the John Paul II Collegiate Crusaders in Delisle, on October 5.
With the win, Delisle is 5-0 and there’s a lot at stake for the Rebels in their final game of the regular season, as they face the undefeated Unity Warriors for a battle of first place.
“The next game is probably the biggest game in our season,” said Rebels head coach Ken Byers. “The winner of that game will be the league champions and then secondly the winner of that will have the highest seed going into the playoffs.” Continue reading “Rebels Dominate Crusaders”

Rebels, Royals kick off new season under the lights

The Delisle Rebels cruised to a 49-0 win over the host Martensville Royals in the first-ever night game at Wilson Field on Friday, September 8.

Shamus Sawatsky of the Martensville Royals prevents a touchdown reception by Delisle Rebels’ Ryan Olson during the opening quarter of the night game at Wilson Field in Martensville

The opening game of the season for both teams couldn’t have been played in more perfect conditions. A huge crowd, balmy temperatures, manicured field and ten huge floodlights provided a movie-set atmosphere for the Friday Night Lights match-up. The only flaw in the script, from the Royals’ point of view, was the score.
The Rebels got on the board first with just over three minutes to go in the opening quarter when quarterback Colton Noel connected with receiver Oakley Durham for the first of his two touchdowns on the night. The Rebels spread the scoring around, with Brant Wiebe, Will Major, Ryan Olson and Brett Paulhus also registering majors in the second and third quarters. Continue reading “Rebels, Royals kick off new season under the lights”