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August 2008

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Labour Day Classic

     It's game day for Rider Nation.      The Riders will host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the the Annual Labour Day Classic.    & read more..

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Broncos Win Pre-Season Game

     The Swift Current Broncos defeated the Edmonton Oil Kings 4-3 last night in the Edmonton pre-season tournament.      Bronco goals were scored by Da read more..

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Comp Colts Win Exhibition Game

     The Comp Colts Football Club won their exhibition match last night in Medicine Hat.      The Colts beat the Crescent Heights Vikings 24-14. read more..

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Broncos on the Road

     The Swift Current Broncos are on the road today, heading to Edmonton's pre-season tournament.      They will play the host Oil Kings tonight. read more..

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Broncos Sign Top Pick

     The Swift Current Broncos have announced the signing of 15-year-old Defenseman Reece Scarlett.      The Broncos made Scarlett their first round Ban read more..

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Riders Release Crandell

     Something had to give on the Riders' Quarterback situation, and now it has.        The Riders have released QB Marcus Crandell after read more..

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Bishop Learning on the Job

     Although the Riders haven't officially named a starting Quarterback for Sunday's Labour Day game, Michael Bishop continues to prepare as though he will get the call. read more..

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Minor Football Season Begins

     After a rain-out earlier this week, Swift Current Minor Football is hoping to get on the field today.        A regular practice is set fo read more..

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Gull Lake Prepares for 9-Man Season

     The Gull Lake Lions are nearing the end of their rope, but the longtime football town hopes to battle through some adversity.        & read more..

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Hunter Heading to Pro Hockey

     Former five-year Bronco Luke Hunter will take a shot at pro hockey this season.        The Shaunavon native has signed to play with Las V read more..

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Elmwood Hosting Annual Match Play Event

     There's still room for about 30 golfers for the annual Labour Day Match Play Championship this weekend.        Approximately 80 golf read more..

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Local Team Set for Nationals

     The Swift Current Diamond Dawgs get set for the National Slo-pitch championships this weekend.      The team is off to Calgary for the National tournam read more..

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Wudrick's Pair Leads Team White to Win

     Geordie Wudrick scored a pair of third period goals to help Team White double Team Black 4-2 in the annual Broncos intersquad game.       read more..

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Broncos Blue/White Intersquad Game Tonight

     It's the fifth and final day of Swift Current Broncos training camp.        Camp wraps up tonight with the annual Blue/White Intersquad g read more..

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Swift Current's Mr. Baseball Enters Hall of Fame

     Baseball and Harv Martinez just simply go together in Swift Current.        Now, after over 20 years of being involved locally, Marti read more..

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Riders Get Bishop

     The Saskatchewan Roughriders made a surprise move, picking up Quarterback Michael Bishop from the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for a conditional draft pick.   & read more..

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Guggenberger Doing Well at Camp So Far

     Where does Goaltender Mark Guggenberger stand with the Broncos this season?      The 19-year-old put in some solid performances after being acquir read more..

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Football Colts Continue Training Camp

     It's a brand new season on the gridiron at the Comp High School.      Training camp started earlier this week and runs through the weekend at read more..

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Local Participants Headed to NB

     Swift Current and area will send four participants to the National 55 Plus Games later this month.        The games will be staged in Die read more..

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Toulmin Ups Game, Hopes to Stick

     Nineteen-year-old forward Grant Toulmin is back in Broncos training camp, trying to earn back a spot that he lost last season.        read more..

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Riders Struggling

     The Saskatchewan Roughriders didn't look very good in Edmonton Thursday night as they took their second-straight loss, falling to 6-2.     read more..

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Ptolemy Lands National U-22 Spot

     A former Swift Current AAA Wildcat has caught the attention of Hockey Canada.      Dinsmore's Katelyn Ptolemy has earned a spot on Canada's Na read more..

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Broncos Hit the Ice

     Approximately 70 skaters will take to the ice this morning for Swift Current Broncos training camp.      The players have been divided into four te read more..

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Wiese Ready to Lead

      The Swift Current Broncos have seen some familiar faces return ahead of main camp, one being 20 year-old veteran Dale Wiese.        read more..

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Scarlett Fever

     The Swift Current Broncos are getting a good look at 1st round bantam pick Reece Scarlett this week.      The Broncos made the 15 year-old Edmonton read more..

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Indians Blanked by WMBL

     Despite having the best regular season record in the WMBL and several players with outstanding seasons, the WMBL tossed the Swift Current Indians a no-hitter Monday. & read more..

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Swift Current to Host Canada-Russia Challenge

      Canada and Russia will make Swift Current their battleground in November.       The Swift Current Broncos are pleased to announce that t read more..

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Bronco Rookies Set to Arrive

    It's the unofficial start of Broncos Training Camp.      This evening, rookie bantam draft picks and list players arrive for orientation and introduction read more..

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Indians Put a Wrap on the Season

    The Swift Current Indians had their annual awards banquet season wrap-up last night at the Eagles Hall.     The team put a close to a season that saw them fin read more..

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Broncos Set to Make Announcement

      The Swift Current Broncos have a news conference today to announce a major hockey event.          The Swift Current Bronc read more..

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