Local Sports Archives

July 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 58 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Eric James

57's earn Rookie of the Year, five all-star awards after stellar regular season

Good news on a day off for the East Division's first-place squad, ahead of round one of WMBL playoffs. For the second straight year, a member of the Swift Current 57's is taking home the WMBL's Rookie... read more..

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Eric James

14-9 win in Moose Jaw leaves 57's regular season in the rear-view mirror

With first place already clinched for the Swift Current 57's, the final game of the regular season proved to be a tune up against their eventual round one opponent in the WMBL playoffs. A 14-9 win fo... read more..

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Eric James

Pee Wee 'AAA' 57's finish 1-3 at Provincials

In Provincial baseball action over the weekend in Saskatoon, the Pee Wee 'AAA' 57's ran into some stiff competition. A tough weekend saw Swift on the losing side of three out of four games. The 57's... read more..

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Eric James

Bantam 'AAA' 57's on wrong end of Provincial semi-final pitchers' duel

  A strong showing fell just short of a spot in the finals for the Bantam 'AAA' 57's at Provincials in Saskatoon. After a 17-7 loss to the Regina White Sox on Friday, the 57's bounced back with read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Swift Current 57's come back to clinch Eastern Division

For the second time in a row, the Swift Current 57's have clinched the top spot in the Western Major Baseball League's Eastern Division. The 57's are in Moose Jaw to play the Miller Express in the fi... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam and Pee Wee 'AAA' teams off to provincials

A pair of Swift Current Minor Baseball teams are off to Saskatoon this weekend for their respective provincial tournaments. Both the Bantam 'AAA' 57's and the Pee Wee 'AAA' 57's are heading to the Br... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Adams sets RBI record; 57's take care of Cardinals

The Swift Current 57's have a new leader in RBI's during a regular season. 57's outfielder Blake Adams ripped a two-run double in the bottom of the 5th of Thursday night's 8-3 win over the Yorkton Ca... read more..

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Eric James

Canada Summer Games to showcase eight Swift Current athletes, one coach

The 2017 Canada Summer Games officially open today, and a nine-person Swift Current contingent will be competing as part of Team Sask. The Games, which run July 28 - August 13 in Winnipeg, will have ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Kirwan invited to Canada Under-18 selection camp

A Swift Current Wildcats defenceman has been invited to attend Canada's National Women's Development Team and Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team selection camps beginning in early August. Gull L... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Lamb not returning to Tucson this season

The Tucson Roadrunners have announced that Mark Lamb will not be returning as Head Coach this season. The Former Swift Current Broncos Head Coach and General Manager took over the position in June of... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's back in East lead following thrashing of Cardinals

The Swift Current 57's have propelled themselves back into first place in the WMBL's East Division. Swift Current used both an offensive explosion and strong pitching Wednesday night at Mitchell Fiel... read more..

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Andrew McCormack

Two years of play, two titles for Swift Current Yard Goats

In two seasons of ball, the Swift Current Yard Goats now have two Sask-Alta Baseball League championships. Sunday in Gull Lake for the Final Days, the Yard Goats held off a late rally and beat the Ca... read more..

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Penny Schreiner

Rodeo Action at Boomtown Days in Shaunavon

  Boomtown Rodeo organizers are calling this year's CCA event a success with great weather and good attendance out at the Ron Winquist Arena at Shaunavon. The following are the unofficial res read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Pee Wee 'AA' 57's miss playoffs at provincials

A tough Saturday had the Pee Wee 'AA' 57's heading home earlier than they would have liked. Competing at the Pee Wee 'AA' Tier III Provincial in Lloydminster, the 57's won their opening game, but los... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 57's finish 1-2 at provincials

A 1-2 record was not enough for the Midget 57's to reach the playoffs over the weekend at the Midget 'AA' Tier I Provincial being held in Swift Current. Playing their opening game of the tournament o... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Beavers blank 57's as Swift Current drops third straight

It is impossible to win a game if you don't score, and unfortunately for the Swift Current 57's that was the case Sunday night. Hosting the Weyburn Beavers, the 57's dropped their third straight game... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Pee Wee 'AA' 57's off to Lloydminster for provincials

A trip to Lloydminster is in order for the Pee Wee 'AA' 57's as they prepare for provincials. The 57's will be in the Boarder City over the weekend competing in the Pee Wee 'AA' Tier 3 Provincial cha... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Midget 57's set to host provincials

With a tough regular season now it in the rear-view, the Midget 'AAA' 57's have switched their focus to provincials. Beginning on Friday, the 57's will play host to the Midget 'AA' Tier 1 Provincial ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam 'AAA' 57's win league title with walk-off

Although not in the traditional form, the Bantam 'AAA' 57's walked-off the Regina Buffalos in Wednesday night's league final. Hosting the Baseball Regina Bantam 'AAA' League championship game, Cash A... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

57's rally past Bombers

Despite trailing 7-1 midway through the game, the Swift Current 57's still found a way to win their third straight game Wednesday night at Mitchell Field. The 57's used an eight run 6th inning to hel... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Rumancik wins 2017 Saskatchewan Zone PGA Championship

Brennan Rumancik reached the top of the Saskatchewan Zone PGA mountain on Tuesday. For the first time in his career, the Assistant Golf Professional at the Elmwood Golf & Country Club claimed the... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Bantam 'AAA' 57's host league final

It all comes down to Wednesday night for the Bantam 'AAA' 57's. The Swift Current team will play host to the Regina Buffalos in the Baseball Regina Bantam 'AAA' League final. The 57's played four re... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Van Scoy homers, Wells goes seven in 57's second straight win

The Swift Current 57's cashed in early and often Tuesday night when they host the Brooks Bombers. Playing in front of a crowd of 523 people at Mitchell Field, the 57's downed the Bombers in their fir... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Badgers and River Rats battle for final berth in Sask-Alta semi's

The final game before the Sask-Alta playoff tournament will take place Tuesday night in Cabri. The Cabri River Rats and Shaunavon Badgers will battle for the final berth in the league's semi-finals. ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Adams, Campbell putting 57's franchise records in limbo

As the Swift Current 57's prepare to begin the final quarter of their 2017 regular season schedule, a pair of 57's are within striking distance of franchise records. Strong seasons from both Blake Ad... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Sonic finish 1-3 at provincials

The Swift Current Pee Wee Sonic Girls Softball team played to a 1-3 record at the Pee Wee 'C' Provincial Championship. Swift Current got off to a strong start at the event with a 17-9 win over Humbol... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Mosquito 57's comeback falls just short in provincial semi

A late rally came up just short for the Swift Current Mosquito 57's. Battling the Weyburn Beavers in the semi-final of the 2017 Mosquito 'AA' Tier 1 Provincial championship, the 57's found themselves... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Guiberson slows down Lethbridge bats in first home start

After a 12-run inning left a bitter taste in their mouths on Saturday, the Swift Current 57's put together a complete effort on Sunday to get back in the win column. Hosting the Lethbridge Bulls, the... read more..

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Eric James

St. Pierre shines for 57s as Swift continues winning ways in Alberta

The Swift Current 57s ended their two-game set in Edmonton in style yesterday night. After the 22-4 beating the 57s laid in game 1 against the Prospects, the dominance continued - this time on the mo... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Mosquito 57's split opening day at provincials

It took a bit of time for the bats to get rolling, but the Swift Current Mosquito 57's were able to salvage a split during day one of the Mosquito 'AA' Tier 1 Provincial championship in Swift Current.... read more..

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