Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatoon’ Category

SJHL says northern Sask. teen first girl to break league’s gender barrier

Sunday, January 13th, 2019
Taylor Keast

League officials believe Air Ronge, Sask. goalie Taylor Keast became the first female player to suit up for a Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League game Friday night when she served as the La Ronge Ice Wolves' emergency backup. The midget goalie was pressed into duty when a new acquisition didn't arrive in time for the game.

Injured Humboldt Broncos player Layne Matechuk returns to the ice for first time since bus crash

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

A defenceman who suffered a brain injury in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash last spring was back on the ice for the first time this week.

Semi-trailer driver pleads guilty in Humboldt Broncos bus crash that killed 16

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
jaskirat sidhu

The man charged in a fatal Saskatchewan highway crash between a semi-trailer truck and the Humboldt Broncos team bus has pleaded guilty to 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and 13 counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.

Deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash chosen by Canadian media as News Story of the Year

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Humboldt Broncos

A deadly bus crash that united a hockey-mad country in grief and spurred people to leave sticks on porches from coast to coast has been selected as Canada's News Story of the Year.

Court adjourned again for semi driver accused in Humboldt Broncos bus crash

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
Jaskirat Singh Sidhu

Court has been adjourned again for the man charged in a fatal highway crash between a semi trailer and the Humboldt Broncos team bus.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside singalong at Sask. Rush game fails to score with all fans

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Saskatchewan Rush beat Vancouver Stealth Jan 28 2017

A promotion by the Saskatchewan Rush meant to get fans involved in a singalong of what has become a controversial Christmas favourite is being called silly and tasteless in some postings to social media.

Team Canada faces illness, injuries going into rematch against USA

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Team Canada's coach says the team is showing symptoms of a flu-like illness as they prepare to face off against the U.S. Wednesday evening.

Riders sign QB Drew Tate out of retirement for playoff push

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
FBO CFL Roughriders Stampeders 20131026

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed veteran CFL quarterback Drew Tate out of retirement. The 34-year-old Tate joins the Green and White in time for the playoffs and as questions linger about starting QB Zach Collaros's availability.

U of Sask. adopts new policy for transgender athletes

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Harrison Browne

The University of Saskatchewan has confirmed Huskies sports teams will abide by a new, inclusive policy for transgender student athletes created by U Sports, the overseer of Canadian university-level sports.

85-year-old Sask. man smashes decathlon world record

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
Ted Rowan

An 85-year-old Saskatchewan man has broken his age group's world record in track and field's toughest event - the decathlon.