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A strong Southwest flavour was evident in the Class of 2024 for the Ted Knight Saskatchewan Hockey Hall of Fame when it was announced on Jan. 31 prior to the Swift Current Broncos game. Leading the way was Aneroid’s Patrick Marleau in the player category. Marleau skated in a National Hockey League record 1,779...
The Swift Current Broncos have partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Swift Current Branch for a mental health awareness game January 31st, 7 pm when the Broncos take on the Lethbridge Hurricanes at the InnovationPlex. The game day experience will have several features to promote the importance of mental health, including:
Skaters from the Swift Current Skating Club attended the Queen City Skate Regional Competition January 20-21 in Regina. Kate Ogilvy won gold for her Star 7 Artistic Program, silver for Star 4 Elements, and she placed fourth for her Star 4 Freeskate program. Tazmyn Banadyga earned a silver for Star 3...
BASKETBALLThe SWAC senior basketball league got underway in December. Senior boys league:Maple Creek defeated Vanguard (54-41). Top Maple Creek scorer: Alex Cruz (13 pts). Top Vanguard scorer: Jake Klassen (17 pts).Gull Lake White over Gull Lake Red (44-43). GL White team top scorer: Daylen Elviss (18 pts). GL Red team top scorer: Carter Blanke...
Some of the world’s top curlers will be in Swift Current this week for the Nutrien Ag Solutions Western Showdown on December 6-10. The men’s tournament will include teams from Switzerland, the United States, Sweden, Korea, Italy, and Japan. Highlighting the men’s field will be six-time world champion Niklas Edin from...
This weekend marked the end of the SHSAA fall sports season. We had four SWAC boys teams at provincial volleyball championships across the province. Annaheim was the host site for 1A Fox Valley’s provincial quest. They went through their pool undefeated with a 4-0 record. They had wins over Glaslyn (25-19, 25-14), Edam (22-25,...
The Western Hockey League announced on Thursday that Swift Current Broncos Head Coach Devan Praught had been suspended for five games. The Broncos organization had previously announced that Praught was suspended indefinitely for an on-ice incident during practice on Nov. 13. The Broncos were led by assistant coach Taras McEwen for...
The SWT rink won for a fifth straight week to remain atop theSwift Current Curling Club - Innovation Credit Union Super League with a 5-0 record. Nov. 16th results: Therrien Construction defeated Swift Plumbing; First Avenue Dental defeated Subway; Chinook Golf Course defeated Techmation Control; SWT defeated James; Windy Willow Farms defeated Mercator Financial;...
The Swift Current Broncos released the following statement on Tuesday: Swift Current Broncos General Manager Chad Leslie announced today that Head Coach Devan Praught has been suspended indefinitely, for an alleged violation of the Western Hockey League Standards of Conduct. The WHL Security Network is reviewing the matter. Assistant Coach Taras...
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SHSAA PROVINCIAL 9-MAN FOOTBALL The Shaunavon Shadows football team played Saturday in the SHSAA 9-Man Provincial Football Final in Lumsden. Both finalist teams came out of the same regular season conference. They won their way, from opposite sides of the draw, to meet up in the provincial final. Lumsden was the only team who...
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