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May_FULL 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 73 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Klarke Braaten

57's to host 'Night of Champions' ahead of Thursday's home opener

Following a very successful calendar year for Swift Current minor sports and high school sports, the Swift Current 57's are set to honour 13 local teams as well as one individual for their efforts ove... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Colts Field to receive new uprights and score clock

Following a 2016 season that saw the Swift Current Comp. Colts football team reach the 3A 12-Man Moose Jaw League final, their home field will now be seeing some improvements as well. "We are pretty ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

SoccerFest takes over the pitch in Swift Current

Soccer fields across Swift Current were once again in full use over the weekend, as the annual SouthWest SoccerFest held it's 20th tournament. A total of 57 games took place over the three day event,... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Iwaasa brings home gold from Canadian Open 2017 National Judo Championship

Swift Current's Toru Iwaasa is a national champion. Iwaasa spent the weekend competing in Calgary at the Canadian Open 2017 National Judo Championship. In the end, Iwaasa brought home a gold medal i... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Radford earns first ever PBR Canada event title on 22nd birthday

On his birthday, Brock Radford celebrated in style at the 2017 Redhead Equipment Cody Snyder Swift Current PBR Invitational. Radford earned his first career PBR Canada event title, while turning 22-y... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

SCMB weekend results

It was a busy weekend for the Swift Current Bantam ‘AAA’ 57’s, but one that they were happy with. Playing two games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the 57’s finished the weekend with a 4-2 record. P... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 'AAA' 57's fall twice in Saskatoon

The winless start to the season continued on Saturday for the Midget ‘AAA’ 57’s. Playing a doubleheader in Saskatoon against the Giants, Swift Current lost twice falling to 0-8-1. Playing five innin... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Peterson represents Shadows at Senior Bowl

For the fifth straight year, the Shaunavon Shadows were represented at the Saskatchewan Senior Bowl. Competing with Team South in the 2017 edition was Shadow's grade 12 middle linebacker Isaac Peters... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Drag Racing to return this weekend

The Swift Current Drag Racing Association is set to return this weekend for the first time in 2017. The SCDRA are scheduled to get their season underway on Saturday with their first of three race wee... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

A Friday Night Lights experience for the Bantam 'AAA' 57's

There won’t be much time to rest over the weekend for the Bantam 'AAA' 57's. Having a loaded schedule upon them for the next three days, they will play doubleheaders on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Yard Goats pick up 5th straight win

Another baseball game and another victory for the Swift Current Yard Goats. Playing host to the Shaunavon Badgers Thursday night at Mitchell Field, the Goats picked up a 7-3 victory. For the defendi... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Weather Permitting, a Busy Night Ahead in the Sask-Alta

Should the weather hold up, it will be a busy night in the Sask-Alta Baseball League. There are four games on the schedule for Thursday night, weather permitting. In Eastern Division contests, the S... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

7 Records Broken as Southwest Athletes Compete for Spot at SHSAA Track Provincials

Despite windy conditions throughout the day on Wednesday, southwest athletes still managed to put on record-breaking performances at the Swift Current Comp. as they competed in Districts. Most notabl... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Tough Night Offensively for Midget 'AAA' 57's

Once again, the offence could not find a spark and ultimatetly let the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's down Wednesday night. Hosting the Regina White Sox at Mitchell Field, the 57's were only able to... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 'AAA' 57's Look to Get in the Win Column

Still seeking their first victory of the season, the Midget 'AAA' 57's are scheduled to get back on the diamond Wednesday night. Swift Current will return to the friendly confines of Mitchell Field, ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Swift Current Comp. Hosting District Track and Field

The next step towards qualifying for the 2017 SHSAA Provincial Track and Field Meet takes place Wednesday in Swift Current. The Comp. will play host to athletes from the Rolling Hills, Whitemud and C... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam 'AA' 57's Fall in Moose Jaw

A tough loss for the Bantam 'AA' 57's last night in Moose Jaw. Taking on the Mallards, the 57's dropped a 7-4 decision, marking just their second loss in their last six games. According to Head Coac... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Shawn Mullin

Broncos happy to get King inked

First round bantam draft picks are often cornerstones for WHL teams. The Swift Current Broncos have locked up one of those cornerstones by inking Ben King to a WHL standard player agreement. "I had ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos Sign 13th Overall Pick King

The Swift Current Broncos have officially signed one of their eight 2017 WHL Bantam Draft selections. Early Tuesday afternoon, the team announced they had inked forward Ben King to a WHL Standard Pla... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Mosquito 'AA' 57's to Host Provincial Tournament

The City of Swift Current will be the host site for the Mosquito 'AA' Tier 1 Baseball Provincial championship this summer. The Swift Current Mosquito 'AA' 57's will be the host team for the tournamen... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

15U Female SunDogs Season Comes to an End at Nationals

A successful season came to an end over the weekend for the 15U Female SunDogs volleyball team. The squad wrapped up their season at Volleyball Canada Nationals West in Regina. Coming off of their p... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Betties Drop First Bout in 2017 Season

For the first time in the 2017 season, the Redneck Betties found themselves on the wrong end of the scoreboard. Playing in their third bout of the season, and second at home, the Betties fell to the ... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Perfect Victoria Day for Pee Wee 'AA' 57's

Despite Monday being a holiday, there was no time off for the Swift Current Pee Wee 'AA' 57's. The 57's took a trip north-east to Southey for a Victoria Day doubleheader against the Eagles. For Swif... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Elmwood Receives National Honour For Junior Links Program

Introducing young kids to the sport of golf has long been a focus for Jeff Chambers and the Elmwood Golf & Country Club. On Wednesday, the Club was recognized for its hard work. Golf Canada anno... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Late Rally Earns Midget 'AAA' 57's a Tie in Regina

Although still chasing that elusive first victory, the losing streak came to a halt Wednesday night. After dropping their first five games to open the 2017 season, the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Carnahan Ready to Get 2017 WMBL Season Rolling

In just two week's time, the Swift Current WMBL franchise will run out onto the Mitchell Field grass for the first time in 2017, however, they will not be dawning the blue and red colours the city has... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Four New Records Set at Whitemud Track and Field Sectional

The first of three SHSAA Sectional Track and Field Meets this week took place Tuesday in Consul with the Whitemud Sectional. Athletes from Consul, Eastend, Frontier, Shaunavon and Val Marie are all c... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 'AAA' 57's Look to Kick-Start Offence in Regina

Still seeking their first win of the season, the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's are back on the road. The 57's will pay their second visit of the season to Regina to battle the Athletics Wednesday n... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Yard Goats Blank Cardinals in Home-Opener

The home-opener went off without a hitch for the Swift Current Yard Goats. Playing their first home game of the 2017 season, the defending Sask-Alta League champions had no issues Tuesday night, as t... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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Klarke Braaten

Four New Pitchers Added to 57's Roster

The 2017 roster is starting to take shape for the Swift Current 57's. As they make their final preparations for their inaugural season as the 57's, Swift Current announced Tuesday night four new pitc... COM_MONTHLYARCHIVE_READMORE

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