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August 2006

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 82 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Gull Lake Prepares for SWAC Season

With fall comes the SWAC football in Gull Lake as the Lions prepare for the season ahead. The Lions hope to be much improved over last year in what will be a competitive league. Lions Hea... read more..

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Curling Club Anticpates Dec '07

Another big winner with the Civic Center Expansion project is the Swift Current Curling Club. The curling club will have their new facility if all goes as planned by December of 2007. Curling ... read more..

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Broncos Fall 5-2

The Swift Current Broncos began the WHL pre-season in Medicine Hat last night. The Medicine Hat Tigers broke open a 2-1 game with a pair of goals late in the third before adding an empty netter fo... read more..

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Broncos Pledge $2 Million Towards Expansion

The Swift Current Broncos have given the City of Swift Current an insurance policy. The Swift Current Broncos are pleased to announce the team has reached a historic agreement with the City of Swift... read more..

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Team Black Scores Late for Intra-Sqaud "W"

A powerplay goal with 30 seconds left gave Team Black a comeback win last night. Macavoy's powerplay goal powered Team Black to a 4-3 win in the annual Black / White Intra-sqaud game.  read more..

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Black / White Game Tonight

The Swift Current Broncos host their annual intra-sqaud game tonight at the Civic Center. About 40 roster hopefuls will suit-up in all Broncos match-up.  The Broncos cut the roster from 60 ... read more..

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Butler Wants the Ball on Labour Day

After two solid performances,  Roughriders QB, Rocky Butler, will likely get the start Sunday. Butler and the Riders will host Winnipeg Sunday at Mosiac Stadium for the annual Labour Day Cl... read more..

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Goaltender Glut

The Swift Current Broncos have a good problem - too many qaulity goaltenders. The Broncos have four goaltenders left on their roster including 20-year-old returnee, Kyle Moir, 18-year-old Travis... read more..

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Broncos Sign Prospect

The Broncos announcing today that they have signed 17 year old defenceman Derek Claffey. Claffey spent time during the 2004/2005 year with fellow teammate, and defensive linemate Paul Postma as me... read more..

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Riders Take Two in a Row

The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 51-8 this past weekend. Things seem to be looking up in Riderville, following this weekend's contest against the Hamilton Tiger... read more..

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Cuts Expected Later On Today

Some of the veterans are stepping to the forefront as Swift Current Bronco main camp continues this morning. Head Coach and GM, Dean Chynoweth, says veteran blueliners, Dane Crowley and Myles Ru... read more..

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Colts Anticipating Upcoming Season

The Comp Colts football team wrapped up their mini four day camp yesterday at the Comp Field. A positive attitude is prevalant with the Colts going into the upcoming season.  Head Coach, De... read more..

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Colts ready for new season

The Swift Current Comp Colts kick things off today Step it Up. That's the motto for this year's Comp Colt's football team. The team is gathering today for equipment hand-o read more..

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Elmwood Lefty-Righty Tournament

Left handers and right handers, come together The Elmwood golf club puts on their Swift Current Steel lefty-righty tournament starting today. The tournament will run on the Modified Stableford... read more..

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Riders crush Hamilton

Can they do it again? The Saskatchewan Roughriders took a dominating lead early, and kept it last night as they beat the Hamilton Tiger-cats 51 to 8 in Eric Tillman's first game as the Rider... read more..

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Bronco Main Camp this weekend

The Swift Current Broncos look for the next big star The Broncos rookie camp wrapped up last night as main camp begins this morning. Broncos Head Coach and GM Dean Chynoweth says they'll... read more..

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Eakin's future set

Broncos draft a 15-year old from Winnipeg The Swift Current Broncos have signed 2006 first-round Bantam pick Codey Eakin to an education contract. Eakin, a 15-year old from Winnipeg was taken ... read more..

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Riders Going for the Win

Can they make it two in a row? The Riders will look to make it two in a row tonight in Hamilton. The Riders will start Rocky Butler as qaurterback after a strong performance last weekend ... read more..

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Wall Returns with National Silver

Local baseball player Bradi Wall is back home with a silver medal from the National Female Bantam Championships. Wal played for Team Saskatchewan in Grande Prairie at the National Female Bantam Cha... read more..

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Season Ticket Slump

The Broncos are concerned with season ticket sales with a month to go until the season starts. The Broncos are concerned with the lack of ticket renewals with a month to go before the first regular... read more..

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Rookies Impress

Swift Current Bronco 15 and 16 year-olds showed off their skills yesterday. It was the opening day of on-ice scrimmages for Broncos rookie camp. Four teams are battling it out in a round-robin... read more..

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Shaunavon Prepares for SWAC Season

The Shaunavon Shadows could be a SWAC football force this fall as the season nears. The Shadows have been a contender the last few years and that trend looks like it will continue with the new seas... read more..

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Tillman Officially Named Riders GM

It was the worst kept secret in the province, but Eric Tillman was officially named the Riders GM.   from saskriders.com   Saskatchewan Roughrider President/CEO Jim Hopson ... read more..

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Wudrick Leads Rookie Crop

As Swift Current Broncos rookie camp takes to the ice, top prospect Geordie Wudrick is ready. The 16 year-old Abbotsford, B.C. native played in 18 games as a Bronco last season - the majority of th... read more..

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Building a Winning Tradition

The Comp Colts football club feel they've turned the corner as they prepare for the new season. The team prepares for the new season with fitness testing andequipment hand-out today with t... read more..

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Football Fundraiser

The Swift Current Minor Football Association has a big sale on today. The Association recently received a large donation of Taber Corn.  They will be selling the corn at the Swift Plumbing par... read more..

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Bronco Rookie Camp Opens Today

The future of the Swift Current Broncos go through introductions and fitness testing today. The rookies will do off-ice testing today before taking to the Civic Center ice tomorrow morning for the ... read more..

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Colts Football Set for New Season

The Comp Colts football team begins a new season tomorrow. The Comp Colts football team will be laying the groundwork for the new season ahead.  The team will meet tomorrow for fitness test... read more..

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Speedy Creek Standings

With one race left in the Speedy Creek racing season, the championships are up for grabs. Some close races remain in the Hobby and Street Divisions. In the Hobby stocks, Daryle Kehler continue... read more..

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Shivers Fired

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have fired General Manager, Roy Shivers. (from www.saskriders.com)   The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced  they have released General Manager/Di... read more..

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