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June 2016

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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Durant Ready to Go for Return

It’s been a long road back for Darian Durant. The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ quarterback will make his first regular season start on Thursday night since tearing his Achilles tendon in the season op read more..

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CCA Rodeo Returns to Frontier Days

The Canadian Cowboys Association will make their annual stop in Swift Current during the Frontier Days weekend, beginning Thursday night. The Rodeo competition will get underway, with seven different... read more..

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Kirwan Commits to Lindenwood

An exciting time for a Swift Current Wildcats' defenceman. The team announced this morning that 16-year old Taylor Kirwan has committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey at Lindenwood University for the... read more..

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Lopsided Night in Senior Baseball

A pair of senior baseball leagues were back at it Wednesday night, with a total of three games being played. The Sask-Alta had two games on the schedule, while the Dunning league had one. In Sask-Al... read more..

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Broncos draft Heponiemi from Finland

The Swift Current Broncos are going back to Finland to bring back another talented import. They picked forward Aleksi Heponiemi 10th overall in today's CHL Import Draft. "We wanted a high end forwar... read more..

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Broncos ready for CHL Import Draft

The Swift Current Broncos are looking for another home run in today's CHL Import Draft. The Broncos have found some very valuable players in recent drafts like Richard Nedomlel, Eetu Laurikainen, Jul... read more..

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Braves, Rats Meet in Battle of Division Leaders

The Sask-Alta Baseball League returns to the diamond Monday night with a match between the league's two division leaders. In Burstall, the 8-1 and West Division leading Braves will play host to the 7... read more..

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Minor Baseball Continues

Another busy weekend for Swift Current Minor Baseball is in the books. The Mosquito 'AAA' Indians split a pair of weekend games against the White Butt Broncos. The Indians scored a 3-1 win before read more..

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Midget Indians Split With Cubs

A weekend split for the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' Indians in league play. Swift Current hosted the Saskatoon Cubs for a pair of games, losing the first game before taking the back-half. In the op read more..

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Indians Fall in Brooks

The Swift Current Indians came up just one game short in their bid for a perfect three for three weekend. Having already picked up road wins in Weyburn and Regina on Friday and Saturday, the Tribe tr... read more..

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Ottawa Senators draft Lajoie from Broncos

Max Lajoie is an Ottawa Senator. The top defenceman for the Swift Current Broncos last season had his name called by Ottawa in the 5th round of the NHL draft, 133rd overall.  "Great pick for Ot... read more..

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Ottawa Senators draft Lajoie from Broncos

  Max Lajoie is an Ottawa Senator.The top defenceman for the Swift Current Broncos last season had his name called by Ottawa in the 5th round of the NHL draft, 133rd overall. "Great pick fo read more..

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NHL Draft could see some Broncos content this weekend

There are a few Swift Current Broncos who will be keeping a close eye on their phone and the TV this weekend. The NHL Draft is set for tonight and tomorrow in Buffalo with three Broncos named on NHL ... read more..

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Tribe Look to Break Out Bats Against Beavers

The WMBL's most potent offense in runs per game will look to get back on track tonight. After being shutout for the first time this season in their most recent outing, a 4-0 defeat at the hands of th... read more..

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Greyhounds Get Fifth Win of the Season

There was a pair of games in the Sask-Alta Baseball League Thursday night. The Gull Lake Greyhounds were on the road in Climax and picked up their fifth win of the season, defeating the Cardinals 8-1... read more..

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Busy Night in Dunning League

There was no shortage of action Thursday night in the Dunning Baseball League, with a total of four games being played. The Morse Royals (6-4) grabbed their sixth win of the season, downing the River... read more..

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What's next for the Broncos?

Armchair coaches better have their resumes ready. The Swift Current Broncos are now actively looking for the right person or people to run their team. After seven seasons at the helm, Mark Lamb has ... read more..

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Gapp's Gem Too Much For Indians' Bats

As many people have seen time and time again over the years in the sport of baseball, good pitching has the tendency to get the better good hitting. Without a doubt that was the case for the Swift Cu... read more..

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Lamb confident he's leaving Broncos in good place

Mark Lamb (photo from scbroncos.com) An at times emotional Mark Lamb bid farewell to the Swift Current Broncos yesterday. After seven years as coach and general manager, Lamb accepted a position as ... read more..

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Mohawks Try Even Their Record

Following a pair of rain-outs Tuesday night, the Sask-Alta Baseball League will try and get back on the diamond Wednesday. In tonight's lone scheduled contest, the Maple Creek Mohawks (4-5) will trav... read more..

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Chayka Pleased To Hire Lamb As AHL coach

The Arizona Coyotes are very confident Mark Lamb is the right fit as head coach of their new AHL affiliate in Tucson. Lamb left his job as Coach/GM of the Swift Current Broncos to accept his new posi... read more..

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Late Rally Keeps Tribe Perfect Against Melville

Down, but not out. Despite trailing by three runs heading into the eighth inning, the Swift Current Indians would not be denied their second straight win in Melville over the Millionaires. On the wr... read more..

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Lamb Leaving Broncos for AHL

The Swift Current Broncos are looking for a new bench boss. Head Coach/GM Mark Lamb has accepted a position as the first coach of the American Hockey League's Tucson Roadrunners. They are the ne... read more..

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Yard Goats Return to Mitchell Field

The Swift Current Yard Goats are back in action Tuesday night. The 5-2 Goats will be at home tonight hosting the 2-6 Shaunavon Badgers, as Sask-Alta League action resumes. Swift Current's last conte... read more..

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Speedy Creek Racing Completes Half of Scheduled Races Over Weekend

The Speedy Creek Racing Association did manage to get one of two race nights in over the weekend. In Friday's competition, Jim Harris finished first in the Northern Thunder Late Models. Kevin Presti... read more..

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Indians Snap Two Game Skid; Crush Millionaires

A two-game losing streak was long enough. After suffering back-to-back losses, the Tribe's bats returned to form Monday night in Melville in an 11-4 win over the Millionaires. The league's leading o... read more..

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No Shortage of Swift Current Minor Baseball Action

A full weekend of minor baseball competition for Swift Current teams. The Bantam 'AAA' Indians just missed a medal in their home tournament, falling in the bronze medal game. Taking on Weyburn in th... read more..

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Mavs Double Up Tribe in Battle Amongst Division Leaders

At least at this point in the season, the best in the west appears to have the edge over the best in the east. The WMBL's two division leaders met in Medicine Hat Sunday afternoon as the west-leading... read more..

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Speedy Creek Racing Postponed

Speedy Creek Racing at the Living Sky Casino Speedway, was postponed due to bad weather on Saturday. Officials mentioned that today's make up day will also be postponed. The races will resume again ... read more..

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Mosquito and Bantam Indians Hosting Home Tournaments

The Mosquito 'AAA' Indians will be hosting their annual home tournament over the weekend. The eight team event will get underway Friday night and continue through to Sunday. The Indians will play th... read more..

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