August 30, 2022
Arnold captures silver at inaugural women’s Para Hockey Challenge Cup
It was a historic finish for the Saskatoon’s Tracey Arnold and the Canadian women’s Para hockey team as they claimed silver at the first ever women’s Para Hockey Challenge Cup in Green Bay, Wisconsin over the weekend.
Arnold, who plays in net for the red and white, made 15 saves in the final, but couldn’t quite stop the American opponents as they won the game 5-1.
Read the full story on cbc.ca.
Connell medals at racquetball Worlds
Saskatoon’s Lee Connell is returning from Mexico carrying silver medal after helping Canada to a second-place finish in the men’s team event at the Racquetball World Championships held August 19-27.
Also at the Championships was Saskatoon’s Danielle Drury, whose individual performance didn’t capture a medal, but helped Canada reach a fourth-place finish in the overall competition.
Clark, Canada end preliminaries at World Championships
Saskatoon forward Emily Clark and the Canadian women’s hockey team finished the preliminary round at the IIHF Women’s World Championships with a 5-2 loss to the United States, dropping them to a 3-1 record heading into playoffs.
Clark has one goal and one assist so far in the tournament, picking up an assist in Canada’s 4-1 opening victory against Finland and then following that up with a goal in the team’s 4-1 defeat of Switzerland.
Canada also earned a 9-0 victory over Japan in their third preliminary game.
Quarterfinals are scheduled to start on Sept. 1, with Canada’s opponent still to be determined.
Read more at hockeycanada.ca
Canadian women’s 3×3 basketball team just short of victory
A narrow 19-18 semifinal loss to the Dusseldorf ZOOS eliminated the Canadian women’s basketball team, including Humboldt’s Paige Crozon, from the Eaubonne stop of the FIBA 3×3 women’s series.
Up next, the team will compete in the Montreal stage of the series, on September 2 and 3.
Crozon is currently ranked 13th in point standings with 77 total, averaging 4.3 points per game.