Local Sports Archives

June 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 68 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Klarke Braaten

Three SC United teams to compete for provincial gold on home soil

The soccer fields in Swift Current will be busy this weekend as the city prepares to host the Soccer For Life 11-Aside Female Outdoor Youth Provincial Championships. The event will feature three diff... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's turn three-game skid into two-game winning streak

The Swift Current 57's went from a three game losing streak to a two game winning streak in just over 24 hours. Having suffered their third straight loss at 9:55pm on Tuesday, by 10:47pm on Wednesday... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos pass on Import Draft

With two import players set to return this season, the Swift Current Broncos have chose to pass on the 2017 CHL Import Draft. The Broncos will not be using either one of their two picks, and instead ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's drop third straight game for first time since 2015

The damage could not be limited, the hits were not timely, and the mistakes proved to be costly. The Swift Current 57's found themselves on the wrong side of the inch to many times Tuesday night drop... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos release 2017-18 regular season schedule

With the WHL season now just three months away, the league has released each team's 2017-18 regular season schedule. For the Swift Current Broncos, they will play their first four games of the season... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos to host ICE in 2017-18 home-opener

The Swift Current Broncos will play their first home game of the 2017-18 WHL regular season on October 7th. The team announced on Monday that they will play host to the Kootenay ICE on October 7th in... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Gordan, Sharp receive honours at SHSAA AGM

The SHSAA (Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association) held its AGM in Humboldt on June 21-23. The delegation from the southwest included SHSAA president Val Gordon (Eastend), assistant director/L... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Stringrays compete in first swim meet of the season

It's an exciting time of year for the Swift Current ACT/UCT Stringrays Swim Club. The team began their 2017 season this past weekend in Regina, sending eight athletes to the Regina Piranhas Invitatio... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam 'AAA' 57's recover from slow start to win consolation final in Saskatoon

Despite getting off to a slow start, the Bantam 'AAA' 57's managed to find their way at a tournament in Saskatoon. The 57's got the event underway on Friday suffering a 6-5 loss to the Saskatoon A's.... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's drop second straight game

It has long been said in Baseball that good pitching will beat good hitting. Unfortunately for the Swift Current 57's, that logic proved true Sunday afternoon in Weyburn. Beaver's starting pitcher La... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Steenbergen selected by Coyotes in Round 5

A second Swift Current Broncos player was taken by the Arizona Coyotes with the 128th overall pick (fifth round) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft Saturday in Chicago. Forward Tyler Steenbergen was passed ... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

First Bronco Selected in 2017 NHL Entry Draft

Swift Current Broncos forward Aleksi Heponiemi was the first from his major-junior team off the board at the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in Chicago when the Florida Panthers selected him at 40th overall... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Shaunavon's Kole Lind drafted by Vancouver

Shaunavon's Kole Lind has been selected by the Vancouver Canucks with the 33rd overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft in Chicago.  Lind enjoyed a breakout season with the Kelowna Rockets in 20... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's back in win column with blow-out of Millionaires

After watching leads disappear twice in Yorkton on Wednesday, the Swift Current 57's were not about to have that happen again Friday night at Mitchell Field. In what started out as a back-and-forth a... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Broncos close in on NHL dream

Any player who has played high level hockey has likely at some point imagined hearing their name called at the NHL Draft.That could become a reality for members of the Swift Current Broncos this weeke... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Schafer to take part in third Olympic Games

For the third time in her curling career, Kelly Schafer will be taking part in the Winter Olympic Games. The Swift Current resident will be off to the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic games, serving as the a... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

NHL draft day is here; Lind, Heponiemi, Minulin, Steenbergen and Gawdin all on the radar

Looking to take the next step in their professional careers, players born between January 1, 1997, and September 15, 1999 will be hoping to hear their names called Friday night at the 2017 NHL Entry D... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Swift Current Minor Baseball teams continue league schedules

Another busy weekend for Swift Current Minor Baseball is on the horizon. Playing in Swift Current over the weekend will be the Midget 'AAA' 57's, Bantam 'AA' 57's and the Pee Wee 'AA' 57's. The Midg... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's-Beavers RAINED OUT

  Thursday night's WMBL contest between the Swift Current 57's and Weyburn Beavers has been postponed due to the weather. The rain-out becomes the second game that Swift Current will now need t read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Eakin selected by Vegas in expansion draft

A former Swift Current Bronco is now a member of the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights. Cody Eakin was selected by the Golden Knights in Wednesday's expansion draft. It was the second time in his career th... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

4th inning proves costly for Midget 'AAA' 57's

An elusive third out in the top of the 4th inning proved costly Wednesday night for the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's. Hosting the Regina White Sox at Mitchell Field, Swift Current surrendered five... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's fall twice to Cardinals

It certainly was not the kind of day the Swift Current 57's were hoping for on Wednesday. Off to Yorkton for a double-header with the Cardinals, Swift Current returned home empty handed losing both g... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Stotts, Barlage and Alexander all receive Hockey Canada Camp invites

A pair of Swift Current Broncos, as well as a Broncos prospect received invites from Hockey Canada to the Men's Camps at Summer Showcase. Both Logan Barlage and Jacson Alexander are off to Calgary fo... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam 'AA' 57's host Moose Jaw in mid-week clash

The Bantam 'AA' 57's are back on the diamond Wednesday night playing their first league game since June 11. The 57's will play host to Moose Jaw on Wednesday as Swift Current looks to chase down thei... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 'AAA' 57's try for 3rd straight win

Winners of three of their last four games, the Swift Current Midget 'AAA' 57's will look to keep the momentum rolling Wednesday night at Mitchell Field. The 57's will welcome the Regina White Sox in ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Rampage Lacrosse wrap-up regular seasons

Swift Current Rampage teams spent their weekends wrapping up their regular season schedules. In Novice action, the Rampage won both of their games. They started with a win over the Lethbridge Cudas ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

MacDonald's memorable 2017 debut sends Swift Current to 5th straight win

Kyle MacDonald arrived in Swift Current around 2:00pm Monday afternoon and by roughly 8:30pm that night he had already hit two home-runs for the Swift Current 57's. "I wasn't sure I was going to play... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam 'AAA' 57's rally for gold at home tournament

Despite having to play their entire tournament schedule on Saturday and Sunday, the Bantam 'AAA' 57's still were able to grind out a gold medal performance at home. Hosting their annual home tourname... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Swift Current athletes rack-up 39 medals at 2017 Special Olympics Saskatchewan Summer Games

Competing at the 2017 Special Olympics Saskatchewan Summer Games in Moose Jaw over the weekend, the Swift Current athletes showcased their talents bringing home 39 medals. The Swift Current athletes ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Sonic sweep double-header in Weyburn

It was a two-win weekend for the Swift Current U14 Sonic girls softball team. Continuing to prepare for the Saskatchewan Softball U14 provincial C championships in mid-July, the Sonic travelled to We... read more..

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