Tagged: sports

Karate clubs earn hardware

The Saskatchewan Karate Association along with Martensville Karate Club hosted the 2017 SKA Provincial Spring Karate Tournament on March 18. Participating were members of the Rose Valley and Kuroki Karate Clubs with some excellent...

Sledge Hockey at WCS

Wadena Composite School students played a game of sledge hockey, which was invented in Sweden in the 1960s to permit the physically challenged to play ice hockey. Here the equipment has been modified for...

Lintlaw Population Explodes for a Day

Riders who came to the Lintlaw snowmobile derby benefited from a recent snowfall and unusually warm sunny day. Doors opened at 7 a.m. for those desiring an early breakfast, an early start allowowing them...

Trailblazers Hit the Trail

The community hall opened its doors at 8 a.m. on Feb. 6 to start off the Kelvington Trailblazers snowmobile spectacular. It was the 30th annual rally, and it commenced with a pancake breakfast whose aroma...

Sliding into the New Year

Four members of the Wadena Curling Club competed in the U.S. Open World Curling Tour in Blaine, Minnesota, on Jan. 1. In the land of giants, from left to right, Scott Comfort, Chad Moir...

Hockey! Hockey! Hockey!

The highly anticipated Cameco Hockey Day in Saskatchewan has quickly moved up the calendar since its official announcement in October. This Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday afternoons, minor hockey games featuring the Wadena Wildcats will take...

Chicken and wine windup

Wadena will never be the same after the recent Chicken and Wine Bonspiel.The rink’s rafters started shaking when crowds started to show up Friday night for draws, and continued Saturday morning with a pancake...

Jones to officiate at winter games

Chelsea Jones was recently selected as one of six to be part of the officiating team at the 2015 Canada Winter Games. The announcement was made by the Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) and the...

Wadena Sports for Kids: inaugural fundraiser

Wadena volunteers are determined to help all local children participate in organized sports. For the past several years, the subject has been bounced around the town’s recreation department and is aimed at being a...

Archery popular at FLFN

Councillor Terence Sabit instructed a 3D archery course at Fishing Lake First Nation on June 1. Attending the course were, back row, left to right, Aaron Mackiskinic Sr., Braiden Sabit, Dante Nanaquawatung, Terrilyn Slippery,...

Fosston follows hockey family

The Lipinski brothers (left to right) Lyndon, Kyle and Bryce played for the Fort Frances Lakers of the Superior International Junior A Hockey League in the 2013-14 season.  The team won their league title....

For the love of coaching

By Alison Squires Syl Pisiak never coached to get an award but those he coached obviously felt he needed recognition. When Derek Ekstrom, a member of the minor sports executive and formerly coached by...

Alvin Jankowski (centre) of Nut Mountain with members of the 2013 Grey Cup Champions Saskatchewan Roughriders Taj Smith and Tyron Brackenridge during the Grey Cup tour when it landed in Kelvington on Jan. 27. Fans had an opportunity to talk to the Riders and have their pictures taken with the auspicious trophy.

No fumbling when Trevor Len tackles Rider injuries

By Susan Lowndes Trevor Len, a native of Kelvington and an athletic therapist, has been with the Saskatchewan Roughrider organization since 2008, and jobs don’t get any better than that. “In Saskatchewan there are...