March 22, 2021
McMorris makes Canadian history in big air
With a two-run total of 179.25 points, Regina’s Mark McMorris captured gold and slid into history as the first Canadian man to win the big air competition at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship in Aspen.
While in Aspen, McMorris also took part in a World Cup event, earning a bronze medal in the slopestyle competition with a score of 81.90.
Hudak “grateful and excited to get to put race bib on”
Brittany Hudak had a successful return to the international stage, racing to a bronze medal at the Para-Nordic World Cup in the women’s 10-kilometre race.
It’s the first podium finish for the Prince Albert product since the middle-distance races were changed from 7.5-km to 10-km.
Shirley sisters help Wisconsin capture NCAA title
The University of Wisconsin Badgers secured their second-straight NCAA women’s hockey championship with a 2-1 overtime victory against the Northeastern Huskies.
Saskatoon sisters Sophie and Grace Shirley are forwards Badgers, while Prince Albert’s Brooke Hobson plays defence for the Huskies.
Sophie ended the season with a tally of 12 goals and 13 assists in the shortened 2020-2021 campaign and Grace picked up three goals and five assists. Meanwhile, Hobson had two goals and six assists.