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Two athletes share common ground in sport

The road to the Olympic Games can be difficult, but two Saskatchewan athletes are hoping to make their potential journey...

Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup Nov. 22-28

John Wetzstein comes home to Sask Rowing Association  It’s a homecoming for John Wetzstein as the distinguished national team coach...

Parapan American Games Wrap Up 

Photo Credit: Dave Holland Sunday November 26 marked the conclusion of the Santiago 2023 Parapan American Games, with the Closing...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 24

Photo Credit: Angela Burger / Canadian Paralympic Committee Canada has gained a spot in the medal rankings, moving to eighth...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 23

Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Comité paralympique canadien Canada has fallen in the medal rankings, sitting in ninth with 26...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 22

Photo Credit: Dave Holland/Canadian Paralympic Committee Canada continues to sit eighth in medal standings, with 24 medals, four of which...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 21st

Photo Credit: Dave Holland/Canadian Paralympic Committee Canada holds it place in medal standings, sitting in eighth with 14 medals, three...

Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup – Nov. 15 – 21 

Donsberger among eight on National Athlete Pool in skeleton  Kyle Donsberger, who hails from Regina, was named to the National...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 20th

Photo credit: Angela Burger / Canadian Paralympic Committee Canada has made its way to the top ten in medal standings,...

Parapan 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 17th

The 2023 Parapan American Games will commence with Opening Ceremonies today. Para-cyclist Shelley Gautier and wheelchair tennis player, Rob Shaw...

Santiago Welcomes 2023 Parapan American Games This week

Canadian athletes are once again descending on Santiago, Chile as the city plays host to the 2023 Parapan American Games...

Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup – Nov. 8 – 14

Ray represents Canada with U18 Men’s National Softball Team Rayn Ray from Saskatoon has joined the Canadian softball team at...

Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup – Nov. 1 – 7 

Swift Current group at 2023 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships  The 2023 Canadian Mixed Curling Championships commenced on Sunday, November 5th...

Pan American Games Wrap Up

Photo Credit: Diego Alvujar/Santiago 2023 via Photosport The Closing Ceremony took place on November 5, marking the conclusion of the...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 3rd

Photo Credit: Heuler Andrey/Santiago 2023 via Photosport Canada reclaims its place as third on the medal standings, with 136 medals,...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 2nd 

Photo Credit: Dragomir Yankovic/Santiago 2023 via PHOTOSPORT Canada has moved down in the medal standings, now placing fourth with 116...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – November 1st 

Photo Credit: PEPE ALVUJAR/SANTIAGO 2023 via PHOTOSPORT Canada holds its place as third in the medal standings, with 109 medals,...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Updates – October 31st  

Photo Credit: JAVIER SALVO/SANTIAGO 2023 via PHOTOSPORT  Canada continues to hold its place near the top of the medal standings...

Weekly Roundup
Weekly Roundup – Oct. 25 – 31 

Klimchuk announced for Canada’s men’s rugby roster    Regina’s Matthew Klimchuk will join the 32-player roster for Canada’s Men’s 15s...

Santiago 2023 Team Canada Midway – Oct 27 

DANIEL APUY/SANTIAGO 2023 via PHOTOSPORT  The 2023 Santiago Pan American Games have come to the midway point and will conclude...

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup May 10-16 

May 16, 2023

Canada’s women’s team finishes sixth at U19 Pan Am Cup in Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico. 

The U19 NORCECA Pan American Cup concluded Monday with Canada’s women’s team finishing in sixth place with a 2-4 record.  

Canada defeated the U.S. Virgin Islands in straight sets 25-12, 25-16 and 25-13 before falling to the Dominican Republic 3-1 who claimed fifth.  

Saskatchewan was represented by the team’s setter, Sophia Magus of Saskatoon.  

Goncin, Sopotyk win Wheelchair Basketball Canada awards  

Nik Goncin and Kyrell Sopotyk were both recognized by Wheelchair Basketball Canada this past weekend at their Award and Hall of Fame banquet. 

Kyrell Sopotyk, from Aberdeen, was awarded Junior Athlete of the Year. In 2022, Sopotyk played for Team Canada at the Under-23 World Championship in Phuket, Thailand.   

Regina’s Nik Goncin was awarded the title of Male Athlete of the Year. Goncin helped Team Canada achieve a bronze medal at the 2022 Americas Cup in São Paulo, Brazil. 

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Team Canada defeated by United States at ParaVolley PanAmerica Zonal Championship  

Taking on the United States in a best-of-five series at the women’s ParaVolley PanAmerica Zonal Championship in Edmonton, Team Canada lost 3-2 and missed out on a chance to qualify for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris. 

Featuring Melfort’s Julie Kozun, the Canadian squad fell 3-2 in the first game of the series and then lost back-to-back games 3-1, but ended the series on a high note, winning games four and five 3-2. 

Kozun and Canada will have another chance to secure a spot for Paris at the World Cup, which will take place November 11-18 in Cairo, Egypt.   

Sask. Athletes are named All-Star Team Members at the NCL 17U National Finals 

After attending the National Championships League (NCL) 17U Western Conference Championships, four Saskatchewan athletes earned their titles as All-Star team members while helping their teams qualify for the NCL 17U National Finals.  

On the men’s side, Regina’s Reid Tatemici and Zander Velestuk helped Team Sask into a first-place position in Water Polo Canada’s 17U Conference. 

Meanwhile, on the women’s side, Regina’s  Makayla Ulmer-Lutudromu and helped Team Sask into second place.  

The NCL 17U National Finals will be held May 25-27 in Calgary, where the men’s and women’s Saskatchewan teams will compete for gold against fourteen other teams. 

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Ethan Bear and Team Canada have officially hit the ice at the IIHF World Championship   

Ochapowace’s Ethan Bear is skating alongside other members of Team Canada at the 2023 Ice Hockey World Championships until May 28.  

After defeating Slovakia in a shoot out in their latest game 2-1, Canada stands in second place within the Group B rankings, below Switzerland. Canada’s recent win on May 15 left them with a 2-1-0-0 record, that also includes a 6-0 victory over Latvia and a 5-2 win against Slovenia. Their next scheduled game is against Kazakhstan, May 17.  

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