Local Sports Archives

February 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 114 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Eric James

Broncos overtake Warriors in weekly CHL Top-10 rankings

In a week that already has seen a comeback win over the Calgary Hitmen, and a WHL Goalie of the Week nod to Stuart Skinner, the Swift Current Broncos received another weekly accolade this afternoon. ... read more..

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Eric James

Hodgeville's Kennedy qualifies for Senior Curling Nationals

A Swift Current Curling Club curler has advanced to Senior Nationals after a solid effort at Senior Curling Provincials in Tisdale this past week. Hodgeville’s Dan Kennedy and the Darrell McKee rink,... read more..

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Eric James

Swift Current's Mortensen named to Canada West all-rookie team

Former Swift Current Sr Colts’ volleyball standout Dylan Mortensen was recognized for a solid first post-secondary season this week when he was named a Canada West all-rookie in Men’s Volleyball. ... read more..

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Eric James

Midget AA Broncos through to Round 2 after Game 5 shutout

The Swift Current Abbey Resources Midget AA Broncos shut out the Estevan Bruins in Game 5 of their opening round playoff series Tuesday night. The Midget Broncos won 4-0, making it five times the hom... read more..

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Eric James

Ozar, Strutt magic gives Legionnaires 2-1 series lead

The Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires used a healthy dose of some late-game heroics to bury the Tisdale Trojans in Game 3 of their best-of-five playoff series. The Legionnaires won 3-2 in overtim... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Broncos overcome early deficit to beat Hitmen

The alarms went off early for the Swift Current Broncos and it took a little longer than they would have liked to wake up before coming back to beat Calgary 6-4 today.The two teams played a rare 11am ... read more..

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Eric James

Rebels up-end Wildcats in series opener

On the road in the provincial capital last night taking on the Regina Rebels, the Diamond Energy Female Midget AAA Wildcats dropped Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The Wildcats were shuto... read more..

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Eric James

Calwell hat-trick carries Female Midget AA Broncos to league semis

The Full Line Ag Female Midget AA Broncos used a strong Game 3 for a come-from-behind series win over the Weyburn Drillers. (Photo by Eric James) The Female Midget Broncos won 5-2 Monday night at ... read more..

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Eric James

Bantam AA Broncos down Weyburn for Round 1 sweep

  The Kabos Bantam AA Broncos are through to the South Division semi-finals after a opening-round sweep of the Weyburn Wings. Coming off a 4-3 overtime win in Swift, the Bantam Broncos put up a read more..

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Eric James

16U Selects win tournament title

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — The Saskatchewan Selects will have to find room in the overhead compartments for some extra luggage as they make their way back to the Great White North. The Selects’ four teams read more..

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Eric James

Swift Current's Lamb among elite company atop Legionnaires' all-time records

After making playoffs for the first time since the 2011-12 season, more good news came for the Home Hardware Legionnaires stemming from a successful regular season where the team went 26-13-1-4. Afte... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires drop Game 2 to Tisdale in evenly-matched series

The road team has now won both games in an opening-round best-of-five playoff series between the Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires and Tisdale Trojans. Swift battled to a 6-2 win on the road on F... read more..

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Eric James

IceBreakers sledge hockey edged in the provincial capital

The Swift Current IceBreakers sledge hockey team was on the road this Sunday, falling 3-2 in a close contest with the Regina Avengers. "We've matched up pretty good against these guys this season," s... read more..

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Eric James

16U Girls Jr Sundogs Black place 5th in Sask Cup #2

The 16U Girls Jr Sundogs Black volleyball team was in Lloydminster this weekend for Sask Cup #2. The Jr Sundogs team finished in fifth place in Tier 1 with a 4-3 record. Results from the busy two-da... read more..

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Eric James

Two medals for SC United at Indoor Provincials

Four Swift Current United Soccer teams were in Moose Jaw this weekend competing in Soccer 4 Life indoor provincials. The U15 Girls went 2-1 in round robin, then defeated Saskatoon's Lakewood Heat 3-0... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Broncos rebound by blowing out Oil Kings

Manny Viveiros knows his team pretty well.Before Sunday's game in Edmonton the Swift Current Broncos Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel acknowledged they were disappointed with a loss in Red ... read more..

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Eric James

Sask Selects post 5-2 record on Day 1

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — The sun finally started to come out near the end of the day, but it was already a sunny day for the Saskatchewan Selects in San Antonio, Tex.  The Selects’ four teams posted ... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires hand out veteran-heavy team awards

Ahead of Game 2 of their opening-round playoff series with the Tisdale Trojans, the Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires took the time to hand out their 2017-18 team awards at Elmwood Golf and Countr... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Broncos can't hold third period lead in Red Deer

Red Deer scored four unanswered goals to erase a 3-1 deficit and beat the Swift Current Broncos 5-3 on Saturday night. It was the second blown third period lead for the Broncos in their last three gam... read more..

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Eric James

Pee Wee AA Broncos bring out the brooms, sweep Warriors in opening round

The SWT Pee Wee AA Broncos are second round-bound after making quick work of the Moose Jaw Warriors in their opening round playoff series. After taking Game 1 7-2 in Swift Current on Friday, the Pee ... read more..

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Eric James

Bantam AA Broncos edge Weyburn in OT, take Game 1

The Kabos Bantam AA Broncos needed overtime, but came away with a 4-3 win in Game 1 of their best-of-three series with the Weyburn Wings. The Bantam Broncos trailed by one in the final few minutes of... read more..

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Eric James

Local athletes chip in 18 of 42 total Winter Games medals for Team South West

Team South West finishes the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games in fifth place in the standings with 42 total medals (12 Gold, 18 Silver, 12 Bronze) With the South West district stretching as far as Pens... read more..

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Eric James

Sask Winter Games Day 5 and 6 results

Including complete wrestling results from Day 4 and 5, the southwest had a strong close to the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games being held in North Battleford. Badminton: Team South West finished 5th ... read more..

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Eric James

Midget AA Broncos pushed to Game 5 by resilient Bruins

After carrying a 2-0 series lead to the southeast, the Swift Current Abbey Resources Midget AA Broncos are headed back home needing Game 5 to move to the second round of playoffs. The Midget AA Bronc... read more..

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Eric James

Swift Current Curling Club rinks fall short of playoffs at Senior Provincials

Play has wrapped for both Swift Current Curling Club rinks at Senior Curling Provincials in Tisdale. On the Men's side of the draw, the Rod Quintin rink finished in fifth place with a 3-4 record over... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires pile on Trojans in big Game 1 win

The Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires lit up the score sheet in a statement win to open their playoff series with the Tisdale Trojans on Friday night. On the road in Tisdale, the Legionnaires bur... read more..

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Eric James

Pee Wee AA Broncos out-skate Moose Jaw en route to Game 1 win

Game 1 of a best-of-three series belongs to the SWT Pee Wee AA Broncos after they handed the visiting Moose Jaw Pee Wee Warriors a 7-2 loss Friday night at Fairview East. The third-place Pee Wee Bron... read more..

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Eric James

Almost game time for Sask Selects

Three months of preparation has led to the next two days for the Saskatchewan Selects football program. The Selects have four teams down in San Antonio, Tex. for the 2018 Alamo City Pigskin Classic, ... read more..

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Eric James

SCCHS Curlers capture Bronze at Sask Winter Games

The 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games continues in North Battleford today for Team South West, but one team whose rewarding experience is over is the Men's Curling team from the Swift Current Comp High S... read more..

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Eric James

Quintin rink wins twice, Rayner rink concedes pair at Sr Curling Provincials

Day 2 of 5 at Senior Curling Provincials in Tisdale: On the Men's side of the draw, Swift Current's Rod Quintin Rink won both of their games to move to 2-2 on the week so far: Draw 4 – 9 a.m. – Won ... read more..

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