Category: Local Sports

Volunteer instructs hunter-safety class

Easter break? There’s no break when Reg Glennie’s around. A seasoned outfitter and experienced teacher, Glennie guided students in a prerequisite hunter-safety course held over Easter break at Wadena Composite School. There were 29 participants...

Kelvington dancers shine at recital

By Susan Lowndes There was a full house when the Kelvington School of Dance held its spring recital on April 4 at Kelvington High School. This year’s theme was Our Time to Shine, and...

They could have pranced all right

… but the show was spectacular! By Charlene Wirtz Wadena Vohon Ukrainian Dance Company presented its annual recital on March 30 to a packed Wadena Community Legion Hall. Chad Haskey acted as master of...

Karate club members bring home gold and bronze

By Alison Squires, with appreciation to Shelly Fitch Several members of both the Rose Valley and Kuroki karate clubs recently participated in the Provincial Spring Tournament held in Regina. “This was a huge tournament,...

First-time competitors medal in gymnastics

Their experiences at Rosetown on Feb. 8-9 will forever be emblazoned on the minds of four local gymnasts as their first-ever gymnastics competition. Not only that, but they earned three gold medals, one silver...

Winners of the First Event were (left to right) Mickey Ochitwa, Barry Fowler, Morris Bunyan

Defending champs win seniors’ bonspiel again

By Pat Casement Mickey Ochitwa and his Quill Lake rink consisting of third Barry Fowler, second Morris Banyan and lead Art McEwen defended their championship title by defeating Bruce Brownlee’s Kelvington quartet in the...

Wendy Kistner of Porcupine Plain was the lucky winner of the Polaris 600 snowmobile offered by lottery at the Kelvington Trailblazers' Derby.

Another Great Derby

By Susan Lowndes On Feb. 1 the Kelvington TrailBlazers’ 28th Annual Derby was another successful event, thanks largely to volunteers. Volunteerism is the key to many small community events and clubs and with 422...

Past, present and future of 4-H Curling

By Charlene Wirtz and Alison Squires The Wadena Curling Club was the scene of its second-biggest event of the year last weekend when the area’s District 42 4-H clubs hosted the Saskatchewan Provincial 4-H...

Dustin Mikush, Leevi Sowa, James Rutko, Tyler Flemming and Darian Faubert recently won silver medals at Horizon School Division's junior district playoffs in Watrous.

Mikush team brings home silver

The Mikush team defeated St. Augustine, St. Dominic and Strasbourg before losing to Muenster in the final. In senior pre-districts, Quill Lake girls lost to Imperial for the B-side while Wadena boys won the...

Ellen Comfort presented Thoen's Ram Tough Super League champions with the trophy. The team is, left to right, Brent Franko (skip), Bruce Brownlee, Collin Redman and Al Wheatley. (Photo Pat Casement)

Team clinches top spot for fourth time

By Pat Casement What makes a dynasty? Does winning Thoen’s Ram Tough Super League championship for a fourth time in succession qualify Brent Franko, Bruce Brownlee, Colin Redman and Al Wheatley for curling tenure?...