Provincial Sports News

University of Saskatchewan goalie Jordon Cooke captured a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2016 Spengler Cup.

'It was an experience I will never forget' U of S goalie Jordon Cooke looks back at Spengler Cup win

By Ryan Brandt January 9, 2017 - 5:32pm Updated: January 9, 2017 - 5:45pm

You would have to pay Jordon Cooke to win another award, literally, because he has won every possible individual honour at the amateur level.

The reigning U Sports (...

Wray Morrison: Hockey's code of violence

By Wray Morrison January 9, 2017 - 8:43am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 8:45am

My facetious side comes to the forefront again today, as I am still pursuit of a hard copy of hockey's code.   Winnipeg Jets star Patrick Laine is out with a concussion after...

Brothers Lyle, Miles, Jerome and Jeremy Thompson set a world record by playing the Rush's 18-10 loss to Georiga, a record for siblings playing in the same game.

Swarm hand Rush a loss on opening night

By Ryan Brandt January 7, 2017 - 10:23pm Updated: January 7, 2017 - 10:30pm

The honeymoon is over and the Saskatchewan Rush were taken to task in an 18-10 loss to Georgia in their opening game of the National Lacrosse League season.


The Saskatoon Blades were held off the scoresheet in a 2-0 loss to Tri-City.

Blades shutout for second straight night

By Ryan Brandt January 7, 2017 - 10:07pm Updated: January 7, 2017 - 10:15pm

For the second straight game the Saskatoon Blades were held scoreless, the latest a 2-0 loss to Tri-City on Saturday.

Americans goalie Rylan Parenteau stopped all 25...

Rush Defenceman Jeremy Thompson will play brothers Lyle, Myles and Jereome in a record setting NLL season opener.

Rush season opener also record setting night for Thompson brothers

By Ryan Brandt January 7, 2017 - 2:15pm Updated: January 7, 2017 - 2:30pm

It's the Saskatchewan Rush season opener in Georgia Saturday night, but it might feel more like a Thompson family reunion.

Rush defenceman Jeremy Thompson will play...

Members of the Whitecaps FC and SSA announce a player development partnership on Jan. 6, 2017.

Professional team partners with Saskatchewan Soccer for player development

By JT Marshall January 7, 2017 - 10:55am Updated: January 7, 2017 - 11:00am

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the Saskatchewan Soccer Association (SSA) have developed an official player development partnership.    This creates a path for Saskatchewan's young...

The Saskatoon Blades were shutout 4-0 by Moose Jaw.

Blades blanked in Moose Jaw

By Ryan Brandt January 6, 2017 - 10:09pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 10:15pm

Four goals spread out over three periods were enough to give the Moose Jaw Warriors a 4-0 over the Saskatoon Blades Friday night.

Brayden Burke scored back to back goals...

United States goaltender Tyler Parsons celebrates his team's victory over Canada in the final of the world junior championship in Montreal on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017.

Canadian hockey fans sound off on shootouts after World Juniors lost

By JT Marshall January 6, 2017 - 4:41pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 5:00pm

It all comes down to a shot – and now people are firing off against using shootouts to determine hockey winners.

It comes after the U.S. nabbed gold a 5-4 shootout win...

Wray Morrison: Pay The Man

By Wray Morrison January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm Updated: January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm

Sportsnet's Arash Madani tweeted that the Riders extended a contract offer to Darian Durant earlier this week. As expected the report triggered varying opinions about Darian...

Rush forward Jeff Cornwall hoists the NLL cup after scoring the game-winner in last year's final for their second straight title.

Sask. Rush looking for third straight NLL championship

By JT Marshall January 6, 2017 - 7:16am Updated: January 6, 2017 - 7:30am

Looking for a three peat.

That's what the Saskatchewan Rush are trying to do as they start their National Lacrosse League (NLL) regular season on the road Saturday night...

Wray Morrison: Shooting for victory

By Wray Morrison January 5, 2017 - 11:23am Updated: January 5, 2017 - 11:30am

Less than a month ago, after watching the MLS final between Toronto FC and Seattle, I stated that penalty kicks were no way to decide a championship.

The exact same...

Wray Morrison: Tortorella benefits from more than defence in Columbus

By Wray Morrison January 4, 2017 - 11:13am Updated: January 4, 2017 - 11:15am

What is the deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets?

The team finished six games below .500 and twenty points out of a playoff spot last season. Now, the Blue Jackets are...