Provincial Sports News

Wray Morrison: Soccer in Saskatchewan

By Wray Morrison April 11, 2017 - 11:55am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

As Saskatchewan matures, strong economic sports opportunities may present themselves.   Soccer organizations in the United States, Mexico and Canada have submitted a bid to...

Reid Carruthers and Joanne Courtney captured the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Saskatoon.

Courtney and Carruthers win mixed doubles title in Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt April 9, 2017 - 6:41pm Updated: April 9, 2017 - 6:45pm

A star-studded curling tournament ended with two of the best on top at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Saskatoon.

The duo of Joanna Courtney and Reid...

Adam Jones led the way with four goals in a 16-12 win for the Saskatchewan Rush over Vancouver on Saturday April 8, 2017.

Rush dominate Stealth, secure home playoff game

By Ryan Brandt April 8, 2017 - 11:54pm Updated: April 9, 2017 - 12:00am

Everything was clicking for the Saskatchewan Rush.

Shots were going in, the defense was making stops and with every week the team appears more cohesive as a unit.

Equipment manager Chad Scharff.

Blades defenceman, equipment manager off to U18 championship

By Ryan Brandt April 7, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

A defenceman and a staff member will represent the Saskatoon Blades at the upcoming World U-18 Hockey Championship in Slovakia.

Mark Rubinchik, an 18-year-old blueliner...

Wray Morrison: The good Ed and the bad Ed

By Wray Morrison April 7, 2017 - 11:28am Updated: April 7, 2017 - 12:03pm

The CFL is a unique, ticket-driven league.

Fans, and by extension media, have a lot of clout. That's why there was a significant move made by the Eskimos today.


Jamie Nye: From football to baseball, Tim Tebow gets my respect

By Jamie Nye April 7, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: April 7, 2017 - 7:58am

I don't know how long Tim Tebow's pro baseball career is going to last but I'm going to admire him for as long as he's a member of the Columbia Fireflies.

Tebow is...

Wray Morrison: The NHL's Olympic power play

By Wray Morrison April 4, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

The fans don't like it. The NHL players' association doesn't like it. The International Ice Hockey Federation doesn't like it. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) doesn't...

The Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship returns to Saskatoon for a second straight year in 2017.

Mixed Doubles Curling Championship rolls into Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt April 4, 2017 - 7:53am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 8:00am

Some of the country’s best curlers are descending on Saskatoon as the Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship gets underway this week.   Thirty-two teams, each made up of a man and...

Saskatoon swimmer Shelby Newkirk will represent Canada at the 2017 World Para-Swimming Championships in Mexico City Sept. 30- Oct. 6..

Sask. swimmer sets records, selected by national para-swimming team

By Ryan Brandt April 3, 2017 - 6:56pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

A big weekend for a Saskatoon swimmer.

Shelby Newkirk set new records in the S7 50-metre and 100-metre backstroke at the Can-Am Para-Swimming Championships in Windsor,...

Wray Morrison: Flickering hopes

By Wray Morrison April 3, 2017 - 12:54pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm

The Calgary Flames need a new home.

There were some intriguing developments in this story last week. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi described an $890-million stadium/arena...

The Saskatchewan Rush downed Buffalo 17-14 to become the first team in the NLL to clinch a playoff berth in 2017.

Rush down Buffalo to lock up playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt April 1, 2017 - 10:46pm Updated: April 1, 2017 - 11:00pm

The Saskatchewan Rush are the first team in the National Lacrosse League to lock down a playoff spot after a 17-14 win in Buffalo.

Mark Matthews led the way with a nine-...

Men's hockey goaltender Jordon Cooke won his second straight E. Kent Phillips Trophy for male athlete of the year.

Track star, hockey goalie named Huskies athletes of the year

By Ryan Brandt March 31, 2017 - 9:29pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 9:30pm

Track star Astrid Nyame and hockey goalie Jordon Cooke are the University of Saskatchewan's female and male athletes of the year. 

Nyame won gold at both the Canada West...