Local Sports Archives

August 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 83 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Shawn Mullin

Broncos looking for more compete after loss to Moose Jaw

Early in the pre-season the Swift Current Broncos are looking to establish their expectations. A 5-2 exhibition loss to the Moose Jaw Warriors this afternoon didn't live up to that bar. “The rookie ... read more..

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Eric James

'Friday Night Lights' opens 2017 9-man football season

A dual under the lights tonight between the Shaunavon Shadows and Maple Creek Redmen to kick off the 2017 9-man football season. The two teams meet once again at night in Shaunavon after a 2016 match... read more..

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Eric James

Broncos ink Legionnaires D-man to WHL contract

After what was described as a "strong showing" in training camp, the Swift Current Broncos have signed Christian Riemer to a WHL contract. The defenceman spent last season with the Swift Current Legi... read more..

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Eric James

Former Broncos, Legionnaire now student athletes at U of C

Three former Broncos and another former WHL-er from Swift Current are headed to cowtown to play university hockey this fall. Broncos Goalie Jordan Papirny, forward Ryan Graham, and Graham Black, join... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

King & Barlage lead Broncos over Warriors

It didn't take Ben King long to take his spot on the throne. At the site of last season's playoff series victory, the 15-year-old made an instant impression in his WHL pre-season debut. King had a ha... read more..

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Eric James

Annual rookie game continues Broncos-Warriors rivalry

The puck drops on the WHL pre-season tonight with an annual tradition between two rivals. The Moose Jaw Warriors host the Swift Current Broncos tonight in the rookie game. Broncos Director of Hockey... read more..

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Eric James

Former Bronco generating NHL interest

A former Swift Current Bronco is looking to play hockey on North American soil for the first time since his tenure in the WHL. Danis Zaripov, who played for the Broncos in the 1998-99 season, receive... read more..

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Eric James

2017 Invictus Games flag tour waves through Swift Current

The National Flag Tour for the 2017 Invictus Games made a stop in Memorial Park in Swift Current yesterday afternoon. The Invictus Games uses sport and competition for ill, injured, and wounded servi... read more..

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Eric James

Swift Current net-minder continues ECHL career with new team

Swift Current native and former University of Wisconsin Badgers' goalie Joel Rumpel has signed on for the 2017-18 season with the ECHL's Wichita Thunder. The 26-year old has been picked up by the Thu... read more..

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Eric James

St. Pierre solid in Can-Am League debut

The same weekend he signed a contract with the Ottawa Champions of the Can-Am baseball league, former Swift Current 57's pitcher Bobby St. Pierre made his first appearance for the team. In Sunday's g... read more..

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Eric James

Broncos goalie competition focused on back-up spot

Swift Current Broncos training camp is over but the battle for roster spots continues into the pre-season. Taz Burman is the only returning veteran in goal for Swift Current with 18-year-old Bailey B... read more..

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Eric James

Pair of CJFL wins for former Swift Current Colts

A pair of lop-sided wins this weekend for the Regina Thunder and Saskatoon Hilltops in the Canadian Junior Football League. The Hilltops, with former Swift Current Colts offensive linemen Johnathan C... read more..

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Eric James

Blue and White scrimmage showcases young Broncos

Swift Current Broncos camp wrapped up with a fine display from their young players in the annual intrasquad game. Team White beat Team Blue 3-2 in a game that mostly featured rookies or young returni... read more..

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Eric James

Pee Wee 57's duo seeing silver at 13U Baseball Nationals

A silver medal at nationals to end off the baseball season for two members of the Pee Wee ‘AAA’ 57’s. Playing on Team Sask, Rylan Hildebrand and Riley Bowers helped their team to the gold medal game ... read more..

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Eric James

Bantam 'AAA' 57's Alexandre brings home bronze at 15U Nationals

Swift Current 'AAA' 57's pitcher and third baseman Brody Alexandre spent a successful four days with Team Sask at the 2017 15U Boys' Ray Carter Cup. The national tournament brought the best provincia... read more..

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Eric James

St. Pierre signs with Ottawa Champions of Can-Am baseball league

Former Swift Current 57’s pitcher and two-time WMBL Champion, Bobby St. Pierre, has signed his first professional contract. St. Pierre has fittingly put pen to paper with the Ottawa Champions of the ... read more..

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Eric James

Shot at gold for pair of Pee Wee 57's at Baseball Nationals

Swift Current Pee Wee ‘AAA’ 57’s Riley Bowers and Rylan Hildebrand, and Team Sask ended round robin play in solid fashion yesterday at Baseball Canada’s 13U National Championships. A 10-5 win over Pr... read more..

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Eric James

Alexandre and 15U Team Sask wrap round robin, into medal round

Swift Current’s Brody Alexandre and Team Sask dropped their first game of Baseball Canada’s 15U National Championships yesterday to Newfoundland and Labrador in an 11-10 decision. Alexandre, a member... read more..

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Eric James

Alexandre and Team Sask dominating at 15U Nationals

Bantam ‘AAA’ 57’s Brody Alexandre and Team Sask are off to a hot start at Baseball Canada’s 15U National Championships. Team Sask opened the tournament with a 5-0 win over Manitoba, then followed it ... read more..

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Eric James

Pair of Pee Wee 57's battling at 13U Nationals

Two Swift Current Pee Wee 57’s players are in action as part of Team Saskatchewan at Baseball Canada’s 13U National Championships. On the 13U Pee Wee Selects provincial team are Riley Bowers and Ryla... read more..

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Eric James

Colts to get tuned up in training camp ahead of 2017 season

Swift Current Colts football is just around the corner, with training camp underway on Monday. After going 7-2 last year, their first winning season since 1999, Colts Head Coach Derek Murdoch says th... read more..

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Eric James

Former Bronco to play university hockey this fall

Former Swift Current Bronco Ryley Lindgren is headed to Calgary to play university hockey this fall. The forward is joining the Mount Royal Cougars for the 2017-18 season after reaching the second ro... read more..

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Eric James

Broncos captain seeking NHL career, return to WHL not ruled out

Glenn Gawdin is in the middle of his final WHL training camp, and his destination this season remains up in the air. The captain of the Swift Current Broncos will be trying to earn a job in the pros ... read more..

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Eric James

57's attendance up over 70% from last season

  What a year it was for the Swift Current 57's on the field, as well as off of it. With a second consecutive WMBL title under their belts and players breaking single-season franchise records, read more..

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Eric James

Broncos hoping for raised level of competition at smaller training camp

The Swift Current Broncos hit the ice today to start their training camp. Director of Hockey Operations Jamie Porter says it will be a smaller camp than usual over at Fairview Arenas. "We've been ta... read more..

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Eric James

Broncos fitness testing showing benefits of off-season training

  It's maybe the hardest day of training camp for aspiring Swift Current Broncos. They're being put through the paces in fitness testing today as the whole crew officially reports. Manny Vivei read more..

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Eric James

Broncos rookies getting acquainted with the WHL

The newest Swift Current Broncos prospects got their first taste of the organization this week. They had on-ice sessions, tours of facilities and team meals as they got to know each other and the tea... read more..

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Eric James

Championship-winning 57's among best summer league teams

  The Swift Current 57's have once again found themselves on the list of the top 30 college summer league teams in Canada and the United States. Sitting at 15th, the 57's are both the lone WMBL read more..

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Eric James

Southwest football players making impact at post-secondary level

  With some post-secondary football seasons already underway, a pile of southwest talent is on rosters across the province. Winners of the last three Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) titl read more..

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Eric James

"It was an amazing feeling" - Fritzke reflects on Summer Games gold

A couple of weeks since a 2017 Canada Summer Games baseball gold medal, Swift Current's Logan Fritzke is reflecting on the team's big win. Saskatchewan took down host Manitoba 3-1 in the gold medal g... read more..

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