Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatoon’ Category

Canadian skeleton racer says airline’s temporary loss of sled hurts his Olympic chances

Monday, January 1st, 2018
Evan Neufeldt

Saskatoon skeleton racer Evan Neufeldt says Air Canada has hurt his chances of competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, by losing his $15,000, customized sled for three days of the training week before a qualifying race.

Snowboarding star Mark McMorris back on the slopes after serious accident

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Craig McMorris says hard work in the gym has paid off for his brother Mark, who is recovering from a serious snowboarding accident this spring.

Mr. Hockey about to be removed from Stanley Cup

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Gordie Howe is a hockey legend, and one of Saskatoon’s favourite sons, but when playoffs begin for the next NHL season his name will be removed from the Stanley Cup.

Former Olympian Kaylyn Kyle retiring from professional soccer

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Well-known Saskatoon born soccer player Kaylyn Kyle is leaving the world of professional soccer.

Mark McMorris begins rehab following backcountry crash

Thursday, April 13th, 2017
Mark McMorris rehab

After saying he "almost died" when he hit a tree near Whistler, B.C., last month, the snowboarder has begun rehab.

Darian Durant returns to Regina, says Roughriders contract handling was ‘unprofessional’

Friday, March 24th, 2017
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For the first time since his trade to Montreal, Darian Durant has returned to Saskatchewan for CFL Week in Regina.

Accused shooter in Joe McKnight death pleads not guilty

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The man accused of fatally shooting CFL player Joe McKnight formally pleaded not guilty Monday to a second-degree murder charge.

Signed Gordie Howe jersey stolen from rink fundraiser

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
Gordie Howe

An autographed Gordie Howe jersey, which was set to be raffled off as part of an annual fundraiser, has been stolen from the rink it was supposed to raise money for.

Theisen-Eaton ‘meant everything to this province’: Sask. Athletics director

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Olympic bronze medallist and Humboldt, Sask., native Brianne Theisen-Eaton is retiring.

Saskatchewan Rush coach and general manager selects son 1st overall in draft

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

For the first time in the history of the National Lacrosse League the coach and general manager of a team has selected his son first overall in an Entry Draft.