Provincial Sports News

Wray Morrison: Heel-dragging on Flory hire could prove costly for Huskies

By Wray Morrison March 14, 2017 - 10:23am Updated: March 14, 2017 - 10:30am

Academia and athletics don't always mix. The University of Saskatchewan has again proven it.   84 days after Brian Towriss stepped down as head coach of the U of S Huskies...

Huskies offensive co-ordinator Scott Flory was named head coach at a press conference March 13, 2017.

U of S Huskies football name Scott Flory new head coach

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 10:01am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 2:58pm

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team didn't have to look far for a new head coach.

Scott Flory was named head coach at an official announcement Monday...

Brad Gushue's Newfoundland and Labrador rink beat out Kevin Koe's Team Canada 7-6 to win the Brier on Sunday.

Hometown crowd erupts as Newfoundland and Labrador take Brier

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 6:55am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 7:00am

Brad Gushue hit a draw just inside the top of the eight-foot ring to put away a dramatic 7-6 win over Canada's Kevin Koe Sunday in St. John's, Nfld.

The hometown crowd...

A late goal pushed the Swift Current Broncos past Saskatoon 3-2.

Blades go down in Swift Current, drop out of playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt March 12, 2017 - 12:34am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 12:45am

Riley Lindgren scored the game winner with 58 seconds left as Swift Current beat the Saskatoon Blades 3-2.

The Blades are now one point back of Calgary for the final...

Ben McIntosh led the Saskatchewan Rush with four goals in a 12-11 win.

McIntosh OT winner wins it for Rush

By Ryan Brandt March 12, 2017 - 12:09am Updated: March 12, 2017 - 12:15am

It was like a great movie with too much back story in the beginning.

The Saskatchewan Rush overcame an early 3-0 hole to beat Colorado 12-11 in overtime on Saturday...

Blades open home and home with loss to Swift Current

By Ryan Brandt March 10, 2017 - 10:59pm Updated: March 10, 2017 - 11:00pm

Four unanswered goals gave the Swift Current Broncos a two-goal swing and a 5-3 comeback win over the Saskatoon Blades.

Braylon Shmyr scored twice in the first period to...

The Prairie Hockey Academy will be held in Caronport and begins in the fall.

Sask. gets its first Hockey Canada Sports School

By Brant Hilton March 10, 2017 - 5:11pm Updated: March 10, 2017 - 5:24pm

Saskatchewan kids will soon have the chance to develop their hockey game and further their hockey career while focusing on academics.

Prairie Hockey Academy (PHA) is...

Wray Morrison: Hot and cold

By Wray Morrison March 10, 2017 - 9:37am Updated: March 10, 2017 - 9:45am

The Rider Nation has that warm fuzzy feeling following the Vince Young news conference yesterday.

He said he's not "big-headed" and told fans to give him a hug when they...

The Canada West champion Saskatchewan Huskies lost 69-59 to Laval at the U Sports women's basketball championships in Victoria, BC,

Laval shooting game ousts Huskies from nationals

By Ryan Brandt March 9, 2017 - 8:42pm Updated: March 9, 2017 - 8:45pm

A slow start cost the University of Saskatchewan Huskies women's basketball team, losing 69-59 to Laval at the U Sports national championship tournament in Victoria, BC. 


Wray Morrison: To be Young again

By Wray Morrison March 9, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: March 9, 2017 - 9:00am

TSN's Gary Lawless summed up the Vince Young signing best when he said there is “no risk” to the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

I agree. Chris Jones has landed a high-profile...

Josh Paterson was one of six Blades to find the net in a 6-2 win over Calgary.

Blades extend playoff lead with win over Calgary

By Ryan Brandt March 8, 2017 - 11:06pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 11:15pm

It's a statement win for the Saskatoon Blades, who scored six unanswered goals in a 6-2 win over Calgary.

The win moves Saskatoon three points up on the Hitmen for the...

Derek Keenan will stay on as the Rush general manager and head coach for four more years.

Rush GM and head coach signs on for four more years

By 650 CKOM March 8, 2017 - 8:14pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 8:30pm

The Saskatchewan Rush will have a familiar face behind the bench for another four years.

General manager and head coach Derek Keenan has agreed to a contract extension...