Provincial Sports News

Jesse Shynkaruk had the opening goal in the Saskatoon Blades' 4-2 win over Brandon.

Blades storm back for key win against Brandon

By Ryan Brandt January 3, 2017 - 10:12pm Updated: January 3, 2017 - 10:15pm

Known more for his play in his own zone, Saskatoon star defenceman Libor Hajek brought the offense in the Blades' 4-2 win over Brandon.

Hajek scored twice, including the...

Wray Morrison: What in the world?

By Wray Morrison January 3, 2017 - 11:09am Updated: January 3, 2017 - 11:49am

I couldn't help but notice some empty seats at the Bell Centre for last night's World Junior Hockey Championships quarter-final between Canada and the Czech Republic.   There...

Braylon Shmyr scored his 20th goal of the season in Saskatoon's 5-4 loss to Swift Current.

Blades open 2017 with an overtime loss to Swift Current

By Ryan Brandt January 1, 2017 - 5:47pm Updated: January 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

For a second straight game, the Saskatoon Blades were beaten in overtime by the Swift Current Brocos. The latest defeat, a 5-4 loss for the Blades on New Year's Day.


Josh Paterson scored in his 100th career WHL game in the Blades' 3-2 overtime loss to Swift Current.

Quick comeback leads Swift Current to victory over Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt December 30, 2016 - 11:06pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 11:15pm

Two quick second period goals set up a 3-2 overtime comeback win for the Swift Current Broncos over the Saskatoon Blades Friday night.

A Josh Paterson (9) powerplay goal...

The Saskatoon Blades earned a split of a back to back with a 3-2 win over Prince Albert.

Blades hold on to beat Raiders

By Ryan Brandt December 28, 2016 - 10:34pm Updated: December 28, 2016 - 10:45pm

Braylon Shymr scored his third goal in two days as the Saskatoon Blades pulled out a 3-2 win over Prince Albert.

Mark Rubinchik added his first career WHL goal while...

Cavin Leth adds a late insurance marker past Saskatoon goalie Logan Flodell for a 5-3  Prince Albert win on Tuesday Dec. 27, 2016.put the puck in the net and then himself

Blades drop tough contest in Prince Albert

By Ryan Brandt December 28, 2016 - 12:16am Updated: December 28, 2016 - 12:45am

A tough first period and some solid goaltending in the other end were enough to set the Saskatoon Blades back in a 5-3 loss to Prince Albert.

The Raiders scored three...

Sask. pitcher Andrew Albers signs deal with Atlanta Braves

By Ryan Brandt December 27, 2016 - 3:44pm Updated: December 27, 2016 - 3:45pm

North Battleford, Saskatchewan's Andrew Albers will report to a new team when MLB teams report for spring training in 2017.

The 31-year-old left-handed pitcher has...

Connor Ingram is from Imperial, Sask., a town of about 350 people, and will start in net against Slovakia.

Imperial, Sask. goaltender Connor Ingram set to start for Team Canada

By Britton Gray December 27, 2016 - 2:55pm Updated: December 27, 2016 - 2:55pm

A small town in Saskatchewan will turn its full attention to the 2017 World Juniors hockey tournament Tuesday, as one of their own gets the start in net.

Connor Ingram...

University of Saskatchewan Huskies football head coach Brian Towriss announced his resignation on Dec. 19, 2016.

Towriss' unexpected departure sparks outrage in Huskies community

By JT Marshall December 22, 2016 - 6:03pm Updated: December 22, 2016 - 7:46pm

Three Vanier Cups, 11 Hardy Cups and 196 wins during his 33 seasons.

But all anybody is talking about is why did University of Saskatchewan Huskies football coach Brian...

Wray Morrison: The good and bad of sports in 2016

By Wray Morrison December 21, 2016 - 12:18pm Updated: December 21, 2016 - 12:30pm

The best ideas are stolen. So with that, I'm stealing an idea from colleague and friend Murray Wood.

In a rip-off of "Who's hot, who's not", here is what was "Good and...

U of S goaltender Jordon Cooke will be with Team Canada when the Spengler Cup gets underway Dec. 26 in Davos, Switzerland.

Huskies goalie Jordon Cooke named to Canadian Spengler Cup team

By Ryan Brandt December 21, 2016 - 9:05am Updated: December 21, 2016 - 9:15am

While the University season takes a break, December is shaping up to be a busy month for University of Saskatchewan goalie Jordon Cooke.

Fresh off a stint with the U...

Wray Morrison: BT racked up more than wins

By Wray Morrison December 20, 2016 - 1:50pm Updated: December 20, 2016 - 2:00pm

Success in competitive sport is measured in wins and losses. The "What have you done for me lately?" slogan also comes to the forefront from the time to time. It's a strategy...