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July 2016

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 65 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Viveiros making transition to Swift Current

New Swift Current Broncos coach Manny Viveiros has done quite a bit of moving around over his long hockey career. While based in St. Albert, Alberta his career has taken him from Prince Albert to Min... read more..

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Heat Take Game Two; Force Winner Take All Game Three

The Dunning Baseball League championship series is going to go the distance. After Rivehurst took game one of the best of three series on Tuesday, the Hodgeville Heat returned home Thursday night and... read more..

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Team South West Picks Up Five Medals in the Pool

Another five medal day for Team South West in Estevan at the Saskatchewan Summer Games. With the first day of Swimming competitions getting underway on Thursday, the South West team swam their way to... read more..

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Broncos deal Gordon to Calgary

Returning depth can be both a blessing and a bit of a curse. The Swift Current Broncos had the luxury this fall of their returning their entire group of six defenceman from the end of last season. T... read more..

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Dunning League Title Within Grasp of Raiders

The Riverhurst Raiders will look to claim the 2016 Dunning League baseball championship Thursday night. Leading the best of three championship series one game to none, the Raiders will head to Hodgev... read more..

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Shaunavon's MacNeil Doubles Down on Medals

Another strong day for Team South West at the 2016 Saskatchewan Summer Games in Estevan. As a group, Team South West collected a total of 9 medals throughout competition Thursday, including three gol... read more..

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Miller Express Get Better of Tribe

In their first game since the locking up the East Division pennant, the Indians were unable to maintain their winning ways. On the road in Moose Jaw, the Tribe loss just their second contest against ... read more..

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Riverhurst Takes Game One of Dunning Final

The Riverhurst Raiders are within one game of claiming the 2016 Dunning League Championship. Wednesday night the Raiders played host to the Hodgeville Heat and scored a convincing 16-5 victory. With... read more..

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Tribe Clinch East Pennant

The Swift Current Indians have claimed the 2016 East Division league pennant. The Tribe clinched the top spot Tuesday night with a dominating 12-2 victory over the visiting Moose Jaw Miller Express. ... read more..

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Two Silvers for Swift Current Athletes at Sask. Summer Games

Two more Swift Current athletes have found their way onto the podium at the Saskatchewan Summer Games in Estevan. Both Aleah Nickel and Kalea Sauder will be bringing home silver medals from the event... read more..

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Minulin, Heponiemi, Lind All Crack 2016-17 NHL Central Scouting Futures List

A Swift Current Bronco, a Swift Current Broncos' import draft pick and a Shaunavon native have all found themselves on the 2016-17 NHL Central Scouting Futures List. Released last week, the list feat... read more..

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Friesen Earns High Jump Gold at Sask. Summer Games

A gold medal for Swift Current's Braedon Friesen at the Saskatchewan Summer Games in Estevan. Friesen claimed the medal winning the Male High Jump event. Maple Creek was also represented on the podi... read more..

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Indians Roll Past Millionaires; Snap Two Game Skid

The Swift Current Indians are back in the win column. The Tribe snapped their mini two game losing streak Monday night in Melville, with a 7-1 victory over the Millionaires. Liam Goodall went 1-3 fo... read more..

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Crapigna Kicks Riders to 1st Win

Mitchell Gale and the leg of Tyler Crapigna were enough to push the Saskatchewan Roughriders to their first win of the season on Friday night. Crapigna nailed a 53-yard field goal with 1:03 to go i read more..

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Midget 'AAA' Indians Finish 1-3 at Provincials

A tough weekend for the Midget 'AAA' Indians at Provincials in Saskatoon. The team was unable to qualify for the playoff of the tournament after finishing pool play 1-3. The Indians opened the event... read more..

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Yard Goats Claim Sask-Alta Title

The Swift Current Yard Goats are 2016 Sask-Alta League champions. The Yard Goats capped their inaugural season in winning fashion, defeating the defending champion Richmound Rockets 9-6 in the final.... read more..

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Tribe Unable to Lock Up East Top Seed; Fall to Cardinals

Despite a chance to lock up the top seed in the WMBL East Division, the Swift Current Indians were unable to get by the Yorkton Cardinals. Yorkton used a pair of runs in the first inning, as well as ... read more..

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Schneider endorses Broncos hiring of Viveiros

Swift Current Broncos Hall of Famer Andy Schneider is confident the Broncos have the right man for the job with new coach Manny Viveiros. "The biggest thing I could say about him is he's just a reall... read more..

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Midget Indians Drop Provincial Opener; Look to Rebound Against Twins

Coming off of an opening game loss at the Midget 'AAA' Provincial tournament, the Indians will try to bounce back in Saskatoon. Thursday night, Swift Current suffered a 10-5 loss to the Saskatoon Gia... read more..

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Wiechec Improves Record to 6-0; Tribe Down Red Sox

It has almost become a formality for the Swift Current Indians. Every time Luke Wiechec starts for the Tribe, they are probably going to win. The Mountain View, California native fired seven innings... read more..

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Broncos split GM duties & name three directors

The introduction of new Swift Current Broncos Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel, Manny Viveiros, was also an opportunity to roll out a new front office structure. For years the General Mana... read more..

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Broncos split GM duties among three Directors

The introduction of new Swift Current Broncos Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Manny Viveiros was also an opportunity to roll out a new front office structure. For years the General Manage... read more..

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Viveiros ready for new challenge

It's a new beginning for Manny Viveiros. After 26 seasons as a player, coach or manager in Europe he is moving permanently back to Canada as the new Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel for th... read more..

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Broncos hire Viveiros, restructure front office

The Swift Current Broncos have gone a little outside the box. Instead of looking to the usual WHL coaching circles for the usual front office structure, the Broncos are trying something different. T... read more..

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Athletics, Raiders Take Game One's in Dunning League Semi-Finals

A tight win, but a win none the less Wednesday night for the Mossbank Athletics. Hosting the Hodgeville Heat, Mossbank came away with a 7-6 win in game one of their best-of-three Dunning league semi-... read more..

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Tribe Trounce Red Sox; Snap Two Game Skid

Breaking out of a mini slump in a big way. That was the case Wednesday night for the Swift Current Indians. After being blanked by the Weyburn Beavers Tuesday night, the Indians responded with a 12-2... read more..

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Still spots for Broncos alumni golf tournament

The MNP Swift Current Broncos Alumni Golf Tournament is spreading the wealth this year. They are splitting their proceeds between the Broncos education fund and the Swift Current Safe Places Youth Ce... read more..

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Broncos Announce New Coach Thursday

After an extensive search the Swift Current Broncos are ready to name a new head coach. The local WHL franchise has called a media conference for Thursday morning to announce the hiring of their new ... read more..

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Dunning Baseball League Resumes With Semi-Finals

The Dunning Baseball League returns to action Wednesday night as the best of three league semi-finals series will get underway. The 3rd seeded Mossbank Athletics will be at home when they host the 8t... read more..

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Yard Goats Claim Final Spot in Sask-Alta Semi's

The Sask-Alta League Playoff tournament is now full. Tuesday night at Mitchell Field, the Swift Current Yard Goats claimed the final spot in the tournament, rolling past the Gull Lake Greyhounds 10-1... read more..

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