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Saskatchewan Sport Awards celebrate outstanding athletes and coaches

For the first time since 2019, supporters from Saskatchewan and across Canada gathered in person to celebrate the finalists and...

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Weekly Roundup – Jan. 18-24

Hudak collects silver, bronze to begin Para Nordic World Championships Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak won a silver medal in the...

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Weekly Roundup – Jan. 11-17

Six Sask. athletes named to Softball Canada national team athlete pool Warman’s Justin Laskowski and Saskatoon’s Zach Pierce along with...

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Saskatchewan Sport Awards Finalists Announced

Saskatchewan Sport Awards Finalists Announced A number of Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan registered athletes and two high performance coaches have...

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Weekly Roundup – Jan. 4-10

Pletz at the IBU World Cup races Regina biathlete Logan Pletz competed the International Biathlon Union World Cup race on...

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Weekly Roundup – Dec. 14-20

Hudak at the Para-Nordic World Cup At the Para-Nordic World Cup season opener in Vuokatti, Finland on the weekend, Prince...

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Weekly Roundup – Dec. 7-13

Todd at the WSF Women's World Team Squash Championships Regina’s Nikole Todd is in action this week in Cairo, Egypt...

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High Performance Development Grant provides Saskatchewan coaches a world of opportunities

A coach’s journey is never over. They are always looking for new ways of learning and experiences where they can...

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Weekly Roundup – Nov. 30 – Dec. 6

Grundahl, Pletz at International Biathlon races Regina biathletes Janice Grundahl and Logan Pletz were in action over the weekend at...

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Weekly Roundup – Nov. 23-29

Grundahl, Pletz qualify for IBU races Regina biathletes Janice Grundahl and Logan Pletz have qualified for the International Biathlon Union...

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Weekly Roundup – Nov. 16-22

Chartrand wins silver with Canada’s Women’s National Softball Team Weyburn’s Jorde Chartrand and Canada’s Women’s National Softball Team finished in...

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Weekly Roundup – Nov. 9-15

Chartrand competing for Canada’s Women’s National Softball Team Weyburn’s Jorde Chartrand and Canada’s Women’s National Softball Team are in Guatemala...

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Weekly Roundup – Nov. 2-8

Denelle Pedrick helps Canada win historic medal at Artistic Gymnastics World Championships Wilcox’s Denelle Pedrick and Canada won its first...

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Weekly Roundup – Oct. 26 – Nov. 1

Rousell brings home hardware from IWAS Wheelchair Fencing Americas Championships Saskatoon’s Ryan Rousell captured two gold medals at the 2022...

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Weekly Roundup – Oct. 19-25

Senft, Canada set for quarterfinal match at the Women’s Rugby World Cup Regina’s Gabrielle Senft and Team Canada’s Senior Women’s...

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Weekly Roundup – Oct. 12-18

Shaw among athletes to represent Canada at Para Track World Championships Midale’s Keely Shaw has yet again been selected to...

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Weekly Roundup – Oct. 5-11

Musschoot, Opseth bring home bronze at U21 Pan American Cup Grenfell’s Lucas Musschoot and Birch Hills’ Noah Opseth along with...

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Weekly Roundup – Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

Wright, Dash named to Canada’s National Wheelchair Curling Program Moose Jaw’s Marie Wright and Regina’s Gil Dash are among the...

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Weekly Roundup – Sept. 21-27

Musschoot, Opseth named to Volleyball Canada U21 roster Grenfell’s Lucas Musschoot and Birch Hills’ Noah Opseth have been named to...

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Weekly Roundup – Sept. 14-20

Crozon, Canada win FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series Championship Humboldt’s Paige Crozon helped Canada capture the FIBA 3x3 Women’s Series 2022...

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Weekly Roundup – Jan. 11-17

January 17, 2023

Six Sask. athletes named to Softball Canada national team athlete pool

Warman’s Justin Laskowski and Saskatoon’s Zach Pierce along with four other Saskatchewan products have been named to Softball Canada’s 2023 Men’s National Team Athlete Pool.

Laskowski and Pierce are among the 14 returning players from the recent 2022 World Baseball Softball Confederation Men’s World Cup silver medal winning team. They will be joined by Saskatoon’s Patrick Burns, Jordan Hudson and Devon McCullough as well as Delisle’s Brant Wiebe to make up Canada’s 32-player roster.

Canada is currently ranked second in the WBSC Men’s Softball World Rankings. The 2023 WBSC Americas Pan American Championship has yet to be announced but Prince Albert, SK will be hosting the 2024 Men’s Softball World Cup Group Stage and the 2025 World Cup Finals.

More at Softball Canada

Schmitz and Taylor compete at nationals, selected for worlds

Regina figure skating duo Ashlyn Schmitz and Tristan Taylor finished in fourth place at the 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships in the junior pairs event. The duo scored 47.35 in the short program and 69.97 in the free program for a total score of 117.32, just 2.09 points out of third place.

Despite finishing off the podium, Schmitz and Taylor have been selected by Skate Canada to represent Canada at the 2023 ISU Junior World Figure Skating Championships in Calgary from Feb. 27 – Mar. 5. They will be joined by two other Canadian duos to make up Canada’s junior pairs contingent.

More at Skate Canada

Eberl, Derenisky skate into top six at nationals

At the 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships, Saskatchewan figure skating duo Raine Eberl (Moose Jaw) and Caidence Derenisky (Regina) finished in sixth place in the senior pairs event, which was the best finish of a team from west of Ontario.

Eberl and Derenisky scored 59.12 in the short program and 103.07 in the free program for a total score of 162.19.

More at Skate Canada

Bueckert finishes 15th at junior nationals

Also skating for Saskatchewan at the 2023 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships was Osler’s Damien Bueckert, who finished 15th in the junior men’s event.

Bueckert scored 48.54 in the short program and 79.88 in the free skate for a score of 128.42.

More at Skate Canada

Pletz competes at IBU Races World Cup

At the International Biathlon Union’s World Cup stop in Ruhpolding, Germany from Jan. 11-15, Regina’s Logan Pletz finished 90th in the men’s 20-km individual competition with a time of 1:00:21.7.

Pletz was then part of the Canadian team that finished 18th with a time of 1:17:12.4 in the men’s 4 x 7.5-km relay competition.

More at Biathlon Canada

Neufeldt races at the IBSF World Cup

Saskatoon’s Evan Neufeldt finished in 18th place in the men’s skeleton event at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation’s World Cup stop in Altenberg, Germany on Jan. 13.

Neufeldt put up a time of 58.38 in his first run and 57.72 in his second run, which was 1.47 seconds out of first place.

More at Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton

Rousell at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup

At the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation’s Wheelchair Fencing World Cup, Saskatchewan’s Ryan Rousell finished in fifth place in the men’s (A) saber event and 23rd in the men’s (A) épée event.

The event was held in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 14-17.

More at Wheelchair Fencing – IWAS