Local Sports Archives

August 2016

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Klarke Braaten

Broncos, Swift Current Minor Hockey Reach New Partnership

A new partnership was announced this morning at the Credit Union iPlex. "I'm very happy to report that on behalf of Swift Current Minor Hockey and the Swift Current Broncos that we will be working to... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Warriors edge Broncos in WHL pre-season opener

Colby Sissons capped a late surge scoring with 28 seconds left in the third period as the Swift Current Broncos pushed back and fell short 2-1 to the Moose Jaw Warriors. The goal by Sissons broke the... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Waitzner ready to push for Broncos spot

Quinton Waitzner isn't satisfied just with getting a contract from the Swift Current Broncos. 16-year-olds typically have a difficult time making WHL rosters. Especially when they aren't first round ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Results From SCDRA's Final Races of the Season

The results are in from the Swift Current Drag Racing Association's final race weekend. On Saturday, Darrel Eisen won the Spotsman, Dana Schindel finished top spot in Pro and Supper Pro was won by Du... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Youth served as Broncos open WHL pre-season tonight

The puck drops on another WHL pre-season tonight in Moose Jaw. The Swift Current Broncos visit Mosaic Place to take on the Warriors in the annual rookie game. Both clubs ice as young a lineup as pos... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

SCRA Wraps Up Season

The final races of the season are in the books, and the 2016 SCRA point winners have been determined. Destiny Klym used an 81 point weekend to finish top spot in the NAPA Auto Parts Hobby Stock. T read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Murdoch named Top Catcher at Nationals; Saskatchewan Finishes 4th

A tough end to a strong tournament for Swift Current's Ethan Murdoch and Team Saskatchewan at the U13 National Baseball Championship in London, Ontario over the weekend. After wrapping up pool play w... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Riders Come Up Short in Edmonton

Despite falling down 17-0 in the first quarter, the Saskatchewan Roughriders were able to make a game of their Week 10 match-up with the Edmonton Eskimos. The Riders outscored Edmonton 16-0 in the read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Young talent in spotlight at Broncos Blue vs. White game

The Swift Current Broncos drafted Riley Stotts and Aleksi Heponiemi hoping they could provide some electric offensive moments. It didn't take long for them to deliver. Heponiemi and prospect defen read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Young players ready for Blue vs. White game today

The Swift Current Broncos have cut down their training camp roster leading up to today's annual Blue vs. White game. Puck drop is 1pm at the Credit Union iPlex. Getting to the intrasquad game is a s... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Championship teammates bring that experience to Broncos

Three promising Swift Current Broncos prospects had strong years together for the Manitoba Midget AAA champion Winnipeg Wild last season. Riley Stotts, Tanner Mole and Noah King were big parts of tha... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Saskatchewan Improves to 2-0 at Nationals

Team Saskatchewan is a perfect 2-0 at the 13U National Baseball Championship in London, Ontario. After surviving a late scare from Rive-Sud earlier Thursday morning, Swift Current's Ethan Murdoch and... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Is the future now for young Broncos goaltenders?

The Swift Current Broncos have some interesting decisions to make in goal. With two returning veterans in Travis Child and Taz Burman they could be in a good position to let established goaltenders b... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Strong Start for Murdoch and Saskatchewan On Hold Due to Rain

Although their opening game is not officially over yet, Team Saskatchewan appears to be off to a strong start at the 13U National Baseball Championship in London, Ontario. Stuck in the seventh inning... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Battles begin today at Broncos training camp

With 21 players back from last season's Swift Current Broncos roster the fight for any open roster spots is going to be intense. The Broncos graduated three players, released two and traded another. ... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Tribe Named 15th Best Collegiate Summer Team in North America

As if a summer that ended in a WMBL championship could not get much better, it just did for the Swift Current Indians Baseball Club. Earlier this week, the Indians were ranked the 15th best collegiat... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Broncos hold fitness testing to start camp

It's a day many players dread. The Swift Current Broncos are holding fitness testing tonight as they begin training camp for the 2016-17 WHL season. New coach Manny Viveiros will get some big insigh... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Heponiemi ready for the WHL experience

New Swift Current Broncos coach Manny Viveiros may want to add Finnish to his list of learned languages. His new team has had quite a bit of luck in Finland lately and looks to continue that with new... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Barlage & Alexander get a taste of Swift Current

The Swift Current Broncos had the luxury in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft of making two first round picks. That day they nabbed two building blocks for the next generation of their roster with forward Lo... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Local Talent Ready to Represent Saskatchewan at U13 Nationals

A local Swift Current baseball talent is preparing to take part in the most high profiled tournament of his young career. 13-Year old Ethan Murdoch will make the trip out east to London, Ontario to r... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Broncos release Adamson & Taraschuk

The Swift Current Broncos have cut ties with a couple of veteran players before training camp. They officially released overage forward Austin Adamson and 19-year-old defenceman Mark Taraschuk. Adam... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Broncos sign Waitzner

A big and skilled young forward is taking the next step towards playing for the Swift Current Broncos. Quinton Waitzner signed a standard WHL contract with the Broncos this summer and will be coming ... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Black ready for new start in Florida

Lots of people go to Florida in the twilight of their life. Former Swift Current Broncos sniper Graham Black is hoping for him it's a new beginning. The New Jersey Devils traded Black's rights to Flo... read more..

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SCOL Sports

Broncos Training Camp Schedule

The Swift Current Broncos get a taste of their future early this week. They're holding on-ice sessions and an orientation for their 2016 WHL Bantam Draft class on Monday and Tuesday. The prospects h... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Wildcats Wrap Up Camp; Continue Preperations For 2016/2017 Season

As the summer winds down, hockey season continues to draw ever closer. Over the weekend, the Diamond Energy Female Midget 'AAA' Wildcats held camp at the Credit Union iPlex in preparation for the u read more..

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SCOL Sports

Black ready for new beginning in Florida

Graham Black made heads turn with his speed during three seasons with the Swift Current Broncos. Now it might be his head that is spinning after injuries stunted the start of his professional career.... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Carnahan Signs 3-Year Extension With Tribe

Fresh off of being named WMBL Coach of Year and leading the Swift Current Indians to the 2016 WMBL league title, Joe Carnahan has been awarded a three year extension. This year marked the third Coa read more..

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SCOL Sports

Heponiemi shines at Hlinka

As the Swift Current Broncos hold their annual hockey school this week they're hopeful a new skilled import will be taking some defencemen to school this season. Finnish forward Aleksi Heponiemi just... read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Riders Add Veteran DBs in Trade

The reshaping of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' roster continued on Tuesday as the Green and White acquired two veteran defensive backs in a trade with the Calgary Stampeders. The Riders added inter read more..

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Klarke Braaten

Carnahan Reflects on Indians' Title Run

Over the weekend, the Swift Current Indians clinched their first WMBL Championship since 2010, Monday night, they celebrated with the public at a dinner and awards ceremony. Among those at the event ... read more..

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