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April 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 44 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Klarke Braaten

Betties, Riots Ready for Home-Openers

Just one more day remains before the Redneck Betties return to the Innovation Credit Union iPlex. Saturday night, the Betties will host their home-opener as they continue their seventh season of roll... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Busy Weekend for SCMB With Plenty of Teams Kicking-Off Their Seasons

Weather permitting, it will be a busy weekend of minor baseball in Swift Current. The Pee Wee 'AA' and 'AAA' 57's, Bantam 'AAA' 57's and Midget 'AAA' 57's are all scheduled to be in action. The Pee ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Former Broncos HC and GM Todd McLellan a Finalist for Jack Adams Award

Former Swift Current Broncos Head Coach and General Manager Todd McLellan is one of the three finalists for the Jack Adams Award. It was announced on Wednesday that McLellan, along with Columbus Head... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Devils Reassign Sissons to Albany

Swift Current Broncos defenceman Colby Sissons is AHL bound. The New Jersey Devils announced on Tuesday they had reassigned the 19 year-old blue-liner from the Swift Current Broncos to the Albany Dev... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Yard Goat's Schedule Released Looking to Repeat as Sask-Alta Champions

Looking to repeat their Sask-Alta Baseball League championship, the Swift Current Yard Goats 2017 schedule is out. The Yard Goats will get their season underway on May 11th when they visit the Cabri ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Division Two, Tier Three Finish for 14U Female Yellow Junior SunDogs

A slow start at provincials ultimately led to a Division Two, Tier Three finish for the Swift Current 14U Female Yellow Junior SunDogs. Competing in the final tournament of the season in Saskatoon/Wa... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos Lock Up 2016 3rd Round WHL Bantam Draft Pick

The Swift Current Broncos have locked up one of their 2016 WHL Bantam Draft picks. The team announced on Monday they had signed 15-year old defenceman Connor Horning to a Standard Player Agreement. ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

14U Boys Sundogs Cap Season With Provincial Silver

Playing their final tournament of the season, the 14U boys Sundogs nearly ended it in style. Competing in Saskatoon over the weekend at the Saskatchewan Volleyball Association Conexus Provincial Cham... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

AHL's Marlies Sign Papirny to ATO

"I'm going to stick it out and maybe wait for a pro-offer or something like that." Those were the words of Swift Current Broncos netminder Jordan Papirny on Tuesday speaking about what his hockey fut read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 'AAA' 57's Fall Twice to Twins to Open Season

On the mound, the Midget 'AAA' 57's could not have dreamt a better start to their season, however, their offence and defence ultimately led to back-to-back losses to begin their 2017 campaign. Despit... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Betties, Riots Win Season Openers

One game in to the season, and already a victory for the Redneck Betties. The Betties began their seventh season of roller derby Sunday in Saskatoon, rolling to a 280-163 victory over the Killa Bees.... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Gawdin Inks ATO With AHL's Chicago Wolves

The season may not be over just yet for Glenn Gawdin. On Sunday, the Swift Current Bronco's captain signed an amateur tryout contract with the Chicago Wolves, the AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues... read more..

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Elizabeth Jarrell

Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's kick off season

The Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's began their season with four straight home games this weekend. They lost two games tothe South-East Twins twice yesterday, dropping the first game 4-2 and the seco... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Slo-Pitch Season Nearing With Meeting Tonight

With temperatures expected to reach 16 degrees on Thursday, it is feeling more and more like slo-pitch season. The Swift Current Mixed Slo-Pitch Association will be holding a meeting on Thursday, in ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Riders Release Justin Cox Following Arrest

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acted quickly after being informed that defensive back Justin Cox was arrested in a domestic violence incident this week in Regina. Reports came out on Wednesday mor... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 'AAA' Squad to Begin First Season as 57's This Weekend

With a new name and a new look, the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's are getting set to hit the diamond. Just three days away from their first league action, the 57's will be trying to improve on a 15... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Kirwan Receives Invite to Canada's U18 Strength and Conditioning Camp

A trip to Hamilton, Ontario is in the upcoming plans for a Diamond Energy Female Midget 'AAA' Wildcat. Gull Lake's Taylor Kirwan received one of 83 invites to Canada’s National Women’s Program streng... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Pats win Game 7 to end Broncos season

The clock struck midnight on a great playoff run for the Swift Current Broncos. Sam Steel and Austin Wagner each scored twice as the Regina Pats controlled Game 7 of the second round series from star... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos and Pats Meet in Winner-Take-All Game 7

In the WHL, momentum can change quickly. Heading into the Easter weekend Swift Current was riding high after a triple-overtime victory to take a 3-1 series lead over the Regina Pats. Now, with the w... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Pats storm back from down 3-1 to force Game 7

A series full of ups and downs between the Swift Current Broncos and Regina Pats is going to take the full seven games to decide. Swift Current seemed like they had control in Game 6 with a 3-1 lead ... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Pats win Game 5; force Game 6 on Saturday in Swift Current

The Western Hockey League's top regular season team wasn't going to go quietly into the night.Regina scored three times in quick succession from the late stages of the first period to the early stages... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos Look to Eliminate Pats; Advance to First Eastern Conference Final Since 2000-2001

The Swift Current Broncos have the CHL's top ranked team on the ropes, now they are looking for the final knockout blow. Leading the Regina Pats 3-1 in their best of seven Eastern Conference semi-fin... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Whitemud Badminton Sectional Decided

After the Cypress Hills and Rolling Hills badminton sectionals were played over the weekend, the Whitemud section played their tournament Tuesday in Eastend. With the top four in each category advanc... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Gawdin hero in 3OT as Broncos take 3-1 lead on Pats

Glenn Gawdin scored midway through the third overtime as his Swift Current Broncos pushed the WHL's  top regular season team to the brink of elimination. The Swift Current captain deflected in t... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bronze for 16U Female SunDogs; 4th Place Finish for 15U Female SunDogs

It was a strong weekend for the Swift Current 16U Female Junior SunDogs ultimately resulting in a bronze medal in Moose Jaw. The SunDogs won five of their six games over the weekend, including their ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Three Broncos, Lind All in the Top 70 of Final NHL Central Scouting North America Rankings

The final NHL Central Scouting North America rankings were released today with three Swift Current Broncos landing in the top 70. Forward Tyler Steenbergen came in at number 70. Steenbergen has enjo... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Sissons scores in OT as Broncos take 2-1 series edge on Regina

The heart attack kids were at it again as Colby Sissons scored 1:46 into overtime to lift the Swift Current Broncos to a 2-1 overtime win over the Regina Pats on Monday night. The victory put the Bro... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos and Pats Resume Series as Scene Shifts to Swift Current

With the scene now shifting to Swift Current, the Broncos are looking to regain control of their second round WHL Playoff series against the Regina Pats. Taking on the top ranked team in the CHL, Swi... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

10 SCCHS Athletes Advance to Badminton Districts

The first round of SWAC Senior Badminton playoffs got underway over the weekend. Two of the three southwest sections held their sectional tournaments on Saturday. Swift Current played host to the Ro... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Pats ride power play to tie series with Broncos

The Regina Pats offence came to life in game two as they took advantage of ten power play opportunities in a 6-2 victory over the Swift Current Broncos. Austin Wagner scored twice leading the way for... read more..

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