Local Sports Archives

December 2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 72 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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Shawn Mullin

Late struggles cost Broncos game against Blades

The Swift Current Broncos couldn't hold on to 2-1 or 3-2 leads in third period before falling 4-3 to Saskatoon. It was a struggle in the third after a solid first two periods for the Broncos. “I thi... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires' playoff hopes erased after strong push to finish round-robin

The Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires' hopes of reaching the playoff round at the Mac's Midget AAA Tournament have been extinguished. Swift Current first needed the Hungarian National U18 team to... read more..

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Eric James

Wildcats win over Fraser Valley in final game of Mac's tournament

After falling 2-0 to the Regina Rebels last night to end their playoff hopes, the Diamond Energy Female Midget AAA Wildcats ended their round-robin and tournament on a high note this afternoon. The W... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires' await playoff fate after 7-2 win to end Mac's round-robin

The Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires capped off their round-robin schedule at the Mac's Midget AAA Tournament with a methodical win - their second straight. The Legionnaires piled the goals in t... read more..

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Eric James

Piller continues to light the lamp as Legionnaires pummel Pats

After registering games in the loss and tie columns, the Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires finally tallied one in the win column at the Mac's Midget AAA Tournament this afternoon. The Legionnaire... read more..

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Eric James

Abundance of southwest talent on District 3 hockey rosters for 2018 Sask Winter Games

Just two pages of the calendar are needing to be flipped before the 2018 Saskatchewan Winter Games arrive. The games, held in North Battleford from February 18-24, will host a bundle of southwest tal... read more..

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Eric James

Southwest bantam hockey prospects battling at SaskFirst Tournament

The Bantam SaskFirst Tournament is currently underway at the Cooperators Centre in Regina. The three-day tournament, which started yesterday, features ten Bantam-aged players from the southwest sprea... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Warriors rout Broncos to split home and home

Jayden Halbgewachs scored twice including a key goal early in the third period as the Moose Jaw Warriors beat the Swift Current Broncos 8-2 tonight.The victory earned the Warriors a split of the home-... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires use second-period offensive outburst to work tie with Cariboo Cougars

Last night the Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires bounced back from a loss in their first game of the Mac's tournament, by bouncing back midway through their second. After a 9-1 loss to the Calgar... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Gennaro leads Broncos comeback over Warriors

Matteo Gennaro had three points and a goal in the shootout as the Swift Current Broncos erased 3-0 and 4-2 deficits in the third period to beat Moose Jaw 5-4 in the shootout.Beck Malenstyn drove the n... read more..

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Eric James

Third-period goal seals Wildcats win over Vancouver Island

The Diamond Energy Female Midget AAA Wildcats, as predicted by head coach Terry Pavely, responded in game two of their Mac's Midget AAA Tournament schedule. Coming off of a 7-1 loss on Tuesday to the... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires on the wrong end of 9-1 result in Mac's tourney opener

The Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires got off to a slow start to the Mac's Midget AAA Tournament with a 9-1 loss to the Calgary Buffaloes in their opening game. "They're a very balanced team - th... read more..

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Eric James

Wildcats off to rocky start at Mac's tourney in 6-goal loss to Raiders

A lop-sided loss opened play in the Mac's Midget AAA Tournament for the Diamond Energy Female Midget AAA Wildcats. The Wildcats lost 7-1 Tuesday evening to the Rocky Mountain Raiders after falling be... read more..

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Eric James

Heponiemi scores, Steenbergen wins in Canada-Finland World Juniors match-up

All three Swift Current Broncos representing their countries at the World Junior Championships were in action on day one Tuesday afternoon. The first to hit the ice was Artyom Minulin, who was held o... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Alexander forgoes NCAA to join Broncos

The Swift Current Broncos can't thank Santa for the pre-Christmas gift they've received. 2016 first round WHL Bantam Draft pick Jacson Alexander has signed a Western Hockey League Standard Playe... read more..

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Eric James

Midget AA Broncos edged in Regina to end 2017

The Swift Current Abbey Resources Midget AA Broncos' offence was held in check last night in a 2-1 road loss to the Regina Rangers. The Midget Broncos and Rangers were tied 1-1 in the second period, ... read more..

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Eric James

Swift Current swimmer hauls in hardware at ManSask Championships

Four members of the Swift Current Barracudas Swim Club were in Winnipeg this past weekend attending the ManSask SC Championships, but it was one of the members in particular who stole ths show. Jo Ca... read more..

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Eric James

Female Midget AA Broncos drop final contest of 2017

The Full Line Ag Female Midget AA Broncos took a trip to the provincial capital last night to battle the aptly-named Regina Capitals to wrap up their league schedule for 2017. The Female Midget Bronc... read more..

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Eric James

2017 Super League curling champions crowned

The 2017 Innovation Credit Union Super League Champions were crowned last night at the Innovation Credit Union iPlex. Jeff Chambers Golf Academy defeated Ilta Grain/Westax to take the title. Elsewhe... read more..

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Shawn Mullin

Cave makes NHL debut for Bruins

After years of hard work Colby Cave can now call himself an NHLer. The former Swift Current Broncos captain made his NHL debut tonight in a 2-1 Boston shootout win over Winnipeg. There were several ... read more..

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Eric James

Pee Wee AA Broncos tie ahead of Christmas break

An evenly-matched game last night at Fairview East arena saw the SWT Pee Wee AA Broncos and Moose Jaw Warriors finish deadlocked at 4-4. The first period provided no scoring for either team but both ... read more..

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Eric James

Wildcats Alumni game bridging past with present

A sample of the past, present, and future of Diamond Energy Female Midget AAA Wildcats hockey unite tonight for the 7th-annual Wildcats alumni game. The alumni roster has representation from all prev... read more..

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Eric James

Pair of rookies added to Legionnaires roster

Riley Dekowny (left) and Chase Gallant (right) - Photo courtesy Swift Current Legionnaires' Facebook page.   Two forwards have been given the opportunity to secure a roster spot on the Home H read more..

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Eric James

Gawdin forming chemistry with new line ahead of World Junior absences

With Tyler Steenbergen, and potentially Artyom Minulin and Aleksi Heponiemi set to miss WHL action for the upcoming World Junior Championships, it's given other Broncos chances to increase their minut... read more..

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Eric James

Broncos rookies log 'firsts' during five-game winning streak

A pair of Swift Current Broncos rookie forwards look to continue building their young WHL resumes after each collecting a 'first' in their respective WHL careers earlier this month. The accomplishmen... read more..

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Eric James

Pee Wee AA Broncos batter Bruins in Estevan

The SWT Pee Wee AA Broncos rebounded with a pair of wins after a 5-2 loss to the Yorkton Terriers on Friday. Swift Current was on the road in Estevan on Saturday and Sunday, doubling up the Bruins in... read more..

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Eric James

Bantam Broncos dominant on the road in pair of wins

After a 5-0 win at home over the Notre Dame Hounds on Friday, the Kabos Bantam AA Broncos won twice more on the road to finish the weekend. The Bantam Broncos carried the five-goal margin of victory ... read more..

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Eric James

Midget Broncos sweep Regina Vics

A pair of four-goal performances by the Swift Current Abbey Resources Midget AA Broncos led to a weekend sweep at home over the Regina Vics. The Midget Broncos won 4-3 on Saturday as Ryland Hornung s... read more..

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Eric James

Legionnaires head into Christmas with big win over Beardys

A 7-1 Sunday home win over the Beardys Blackhawks helped the Home Hardware Midget AAA Legionnaires head into the Christmas break on a high note. Despite the six-goal margin of victory, the Legionnair... read more..

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Eric James

Wildcats shoot down Stars in 6-1 win

The Diamond Energy Female Midget AAA Wildcats handed the Saskatoon Stars their first loss of the 2017-18 regular season Sunday afternoon in a 6-1 win at Fairview West. It was a nearly identical story... read more..

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