Hoarse Hearts: Canadian women’s curling championship can be hard on skips’ voices

Kerri Einarson calls it her “winter voice.” Midway through the Canadian women’s curling championships, skips’ voices are raspy. As the stakes rise, sweeping calls become more urgent. Volume and pitch increase, sometimes to a desperate shriek. Some voices won’t stand…

Jason Maas joins Saskatchewan Roughriders as offensive coordinator

Posted December 6, 2019 10:40 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Changes are coming to the Saskatchewan Roughriders coaching staff. Head coach Craig Dickenson said Friday that Jason Maas is the…

Saskatoon Hilltops finish regular season perfect 2nd time in a row

Posted October 14, 2019 5:44 pm Updated October 14, 2019 6:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Saskatoon Hilltops ended their regular season undefeated with a 48-8 win over the…

Saskatchewan Roughriders, Edmonton Eskimos swap receivers

Several CFL general managers were busy on Monday, adding new faces to their rosters. The Saskatchewan Roughriders (4-3) brought in American wide receiver Kenny Stafford, thanks to a trade with the Edmonton Eskimos (4-3). Story continues below Stafford, 29, has tallied 2,626…

Chicago Blackhawks select Saskatoon Blades centre Kirby Dach 3rd overall at NHL Entry Draft

The Chicago Blackhawks have used the third overall pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft to select Kirby Dach. The draft is taking place June 21-22 in Vancouver at Rogers Arena. READ MORE: Saskatoon, Prince Albert hosting CHL Canada-Russia games…

Saskatoon to host inaugural Canadian Elite Basketball League final

Teams will battle for the title of Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) champion in Saskatoon this summer. A championship weekend festival from Aug. 22-25 will be the final chapter of the inaugural season. READ MORE: Saskatchewan Rattlers show off 1st…

Prince Albert Raiders get 1st taste of OT

April 22 2019 12:43pm The Prince Albert Raiders had their first taste of overtime playoff action on Saturday night. Brenden Purdy reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

CFLPA tells players not to report to CFL training camps without new agreement

Contract talks between the CFL and its players have turned ugly. The CFL Players’ Association has instructed its players not to make travel arrangements to attend training camps when they open May 19. READ MORE: Eric Lapointe says his group…

Rebuilt Humboldt Broncos make playoffs after devastating bus crash

The rebuilt Humboldt Broncos hockey team is heading to the playoffs. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) team was devastated after its bus and a transport truck collided at a rural intersection almost a year ago. Sixteen people — including…

Playing for Edmonton Oilers a special opportunity for Saskatchewan’s Colby Cave

Colby Cave grew up cheering for the Edmonton Oilers, watching them play on Saturday nights and plastering blue and orange pennants on his bedroom walls. Now, the 24-year-old native of Battleford, Sask., is playing for the club he’s long idolized.…