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August 2013

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Broncos Travel to Edmonton Exhibition Event

The Broncos in action against Moose Jaw in Tuesday's rookie game It's the first road trip of the season for the Swift Current Broncos. They're headed to Edmonton to participate in the annual Oil Kin... read more..

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Simon Excited for Labour Day Classic

It's been a long time since Geroy Simon has suited up in a Labour Day Classic and he's happy to be on the green and white side this time around. The 15-year CFL veteran has played in two of the gam read more..

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Rookies Push for Bronco Roster Spots

DeBrusk celebrates a goal during the rookie game on Tuesday As the Swift Current Broncos prepare to head to Edmonton this weekend for exhibition games against the Oil Kings and the Calgary Hitmen, th... read more..

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Big Difference in Two Years for LDC

Riders quarterback darian Durant has thrown for 17 touchdowns and no interceptions this season Two years ago, the Labour Day Classic featured a team with a 7-1 record and another with a 1-7 record.&n... read more..

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Martin Ready for Big Season

Brycen Martin (photo by Darwin Knelsen) This is the start of a big year for Swift Current Broncos defenceman Brycen Martin. The 17-year-old is entering his first year of NHL draft eligibility and is... read more..

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Rumpel Motivated After Canada Games

Swift Current's Megan Rumpel is optimistic about the future after her top 5 performance in the Heptathlon at the Canada Summer Games. She had mostly positive but somewhat mixed feelings. "I was righ... read more..

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Riders Spreading the Ball Around

Chris Getzlaf and Weston Dressler celebrate during a game this season If it seems like there's a different receiver coming up big for the Saskatchewan Roughriders each week, it's because there is. L... read more..

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Broncos Sign Brandan Arnold

Brandan Arnold (#39) in the rookie gameBrandan Arnold knew where he wanted to be.The 16-year-old forward from Dodsland signed with the Swift Current Broncos just in time before yesterday's rookie game... read more..

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Riders Add Jackson

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the addition of import returner Tristan Jackson to the team’s roster. Jackson (5’8 – 185) rejoins the Green and White after spending the last two seasons read more..

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Milo Remains Perfect on Field Goals

Chris Milo kicks the game-winning field goal for the Riders over Montreal on August 17 (Photo: Riderville.com) His job was in question coming into this season, but that only served as motivation... read more..

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Broncos Edge Warriors in Pre-Season Opener

The Broncos celebrate Honka's first goal Julius Honka came as advertised in his Swift Current Broncos debut. The Finnish defenceman scored twice to lead the Broncos to a 5-4 win over the Moose Jaw W... read more..

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Broncos Open Pre-Season Schedule Tonight

Justin Spagrud against the Warriors last season (photo by Darwin Knelsen) The eyes of the WHL are on Swift Current tonight as the Broncos host the Moose Jaw Warriors in their annual rookie game. It'... read more..

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Sheets Offensive Player of the Week

Saskatchewan Roughrider running back Kory Sheets has been named the CFL Gibson’s Finest Offensive Player of the Week. Sheets received this award following Saturday’s 30-27 victory over the Edmonton read more..

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Johnson Signs Broncos Contract

Mark Lamb and Cole Johnson (photo from scbroncos.com) The Swift Current Broncos have locked up another piece of their future. They signed future power forward Cole Johnson to a WHL Standard Player A... read more..

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U14 United Win Silver in SPSL

The Swift Current United Under-14 Girls earned a provincial silver medal in the Saskatchewan Premier Soccer League this weekend in Saskatoon. It was quite a way to wrap up their first season in the read more..

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Sheets Continues Historic Season With Riders

Kory Sheets continues to reach territory that no other running back in CFL history has touched before. The second-year running back ran for 139 yards on 24 carries with two touchdowns in the Saskat read more..

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Overtime August 26th Podcast

Jamie Porter with Ryan Switzer on Overtime The only local sports talk show in southwest Saskatchewan hit the air on Monday night.Home Hardware’s Overtime runs from 6pm to 7pm every Monday night live ... read more..

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Team Black Takes Broncos Intrasquad Game

Wyatt Sloboshan tries to take the puck off Zac Mackay The Swift Current Broncos wrapped up training camp by cutting down the roster and holding their annual Black and White intrasquad game Sunday aft... read more..

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Riders Top Eskimos 30-27; Improve To 7-1

Good teams make plays when they need to, and that’s what the Saskatchewan Roughriders did on Saturday afternoon in Edmonton. The Riders improved 7-1 with a 30-27 win over the Eskimos at Commonwealt read more..

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Free Agent Surprises at Broncos Camp?

Ty McLean fires a slapshot during a scrimmage game at campHockey training camps always bring with them a surprise or two.Players who come out of nowhere to force their way into the lineup.Redvers prod... read more..

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Dale & Gawdin Both Pushing for Roster Spots

Daniel Dale (middle) Photo by Darwin Knelsen  A couple of players at different stages of their careers are battling for spots at Swift Current Broncos training camp. Veteran Daniel Dale had a c... read more..

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Riders' Bagg Relieved Injury Wasn't Worse

There have been a lot of emotions for Rob Bagg over the past five days, but one that nobody was probably expecting was for him to be embarrassed. The Saskatchewan Ro read more..

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Colts Have First Practice Friday

Derek Murdoch (left) with Brad Brown and Shawn Mullin on Overtime this week As hockey season starts, the cleats are hitting the field for the Swift Current Comp High School Colts as well. Numbers ar... read more..

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Honka Starts North American Journey

Julius Honka One of the most talked about new faces at Swift Current Broncos camp still hasn't hit the ice with the team yet. Finnish defenceman Julius Honka is still waiting for a transfer card so ... read more..

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Child Intends to Push Returning Bronco Goalies

Travis Child On-ice sessions are underway Thursday at Swift Current Broncos training camp. The goaltending battle doesn't appear to be a wide open one with both starter Eetu Laurikainen and bac... read more..

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Volleyball Camp Wraps Up

The first annual WOOF Volleyball Camp wraps up today at the the Swift Current Comp High School. On Monday and Tuesday players from grades 6 to 8 spent the days on the court, while high school aged read more..

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Broncos Open Training Camp, Bews Absent

Tyler Steenbergen (red gloves) and Cole Johnson go to the net against Hunter Lorenson during orientation camp  Drop the puck! After prospect orientation camp early in the week and&nbs... read more..

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Local Broncos Ready to Step Up

Zac Mackay throws a check against Medicine Hat (photo by Darwin Knelsen) The Swift Current Broncos will face maybe the toughest day of training camp as they go through fitness testing on Wednesday. ... read more..

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Riders Unsure of Extent of Bagg's Injury

The Saskatchewan Roughriders returned to the field on Tuesday at Mosaic Stadium, but receiver Rob Bagg wasn't with them after he injured his knee on Saturday. Bagg came out for the start of practic read more..

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Sanvido Ready for Overage Battle

With the Broncos 2013 draft class on the ice again Tuesday, one of their new veterans is also settling in. Overage forward Connor Sanvido joined the Broncos from Seattle this off season and is read more..

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