Monday, 21 January 2019

Field now set for 2019 Sasktel Men's Tankard in Whitewood


The 16-team field is now closer to be determined for the 2019 Sasktel Men's Tankard Curling Championships set for February 6th-10th, 2019 at the Whitewood Community Center.

Langenburg's Jeff Hartung, Regina's Steven Howard and Kronau's Brady Kendel captured spots from this past weekend's Southern Qualifying spiel in Weyburn while Brock Virtue (Kerrobert), Jason Jacobson (Saskatoon), Lloyd Fell (Battlefords) earned the berths out of the Northern spiel in Saskatoon.

Fell defeated Yorkton's Aron Hershmiller in the final qualifier on Sunday.

16-man field includes (in no particular order):


Team Brady Kendel (Kronau)

Team Jason Jacobson (Saskatoon)

Team Lloyd Fell (Battlefords)

Team Brock Virture (Kerrobert)

Team Jeff Hartung (Langenburg)

Team Steven Howard (Regina)

Team Mike Armstrong

Team Rylan Kleiter (Saskatoon)

Team Ryan Deis (Fox Valley)

Team Kirk Muyres (Saskatoon)

Team Matt Dunstone (Regina)

Team Scott Comfort (Wadena)

Team Dustin Kalthoff (Saskatoon)

Team Kody Hartung (Saskatoon)

Team Josh Heidt (Unity)

Team Brent Gedak (Estevan)

How did each team qualify? Find out Here

For more information and to get your tickets for the 2019 Tankard Click Here


Yorkton Terriers Coaches Show - Jan 21st edition

                   

In this weeks edition of the "Minute Muffler & Brake" Yorkton Terriers Coaches Show on GX94, Terriers Head Coach/GM Mat Hehr and Director of Marketing & Public Relations Ryan Kormos stop by.

Hehr recaps their weekend games against Notre Dame & Flin Flon & previews Tuesday's matchup vs. the visiting Melfort Mustangs.

Kormos talks details of Friday's "Pink the Rink" Night against the La Ronge Ice Wolves.

Local Figure Skaters compete at Nationals in New Brunswick

It was pretty successful event for a couple local skaters at the 2019 Canadian Tire National Figure Skating Championships in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Shallen Bear of Skate Whitewood and Marty Haubrich of Skate Esterhazy had two personal best scores in the Novice Pairs taking fourth place overall.

Coaches Patty Hole of Skate Virden and Bev Pangracs of Skate Esterhazy put the team together in June of 2018 and the two skaters who have never skated Pairs before have been rising up the standings ever since.

Wolverines; Mils both drop home decisions on Sunday

In the MJHL,

Matt Radomsky made just 16 saves to earn his league-leading 5th shutout of the season to lead the Steinbach Pistons to a 2-0 victory on Sunday over the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.

Couple of former Wolverines' in Brendan Martin and Riley Vautour provided the offense for the Pistons.

Isaac Labelle turned aside 25 shots for Wayway in the loss.

The Wolverines return to action on Wednesday night when they host the Neepawa Natives at 7:30 from the Wayway Arena Complex.


In the SJHL,

The Melville Millionaires dropped their 7th straight game in a Sunday matinee to the Flin Flon Bombers, 5-1 at the Horizon Credit Union Center.

The Mils jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on a first period goal from Damian Bentz, but then the Bombers replied with 5 unanswered goals to lead them to the two points.

Brandson Hein and Cade Kowalski each had 2 goals to lead the way offensively while Jacob Delorme turned aside 21 of 22 shots to earn the victory.

Colby Entz made 33 saves in the Mils net in the loss.

The Mils' who still sit one point ahead of Weyburn for the SJHL's final playoff spot will return to action on Saturday night when they host the La Ronge Ice Wolves.

Sunday, 20 January 2019

Pipes' shutout leads Swan Valley to road victory over 1st place Terriers in Jan. 19th Local SJHL/MJHL Recap




MJHL

Merek Pipes (Pictured above) was sensational in between the pipes for Swan Valley as the Stampeders blanked the 1st place Portage Terriers 2-0 on Saturday night at Stride Place.

The Cobble Hill, BC product made 42 saves to earn his 3rd shutout of the season while Campbell Balk & Josh Tripp scored for Swan who earned their 28th victory of the season.

The Stamps are now 9 points back of Portage for top spot in the MJHL standings, and they'll return to the ice on Tuesday night when they visit the OCN Blizzard.

Meanwhile in Waywayseecappo,

Nico Labossiere scored twice while Matt Lenz made 30 saves to lead the Steinbach Pistons to a 4-1 win over the Waywayseecappo Wolverines 4-1.

Troy Beauchemin and Tanner Mole also scored for the Pistons while Bryce Krauter had the only marker for the Wolverines.

The Wolverines/Pistons will meet once again on Sunday at the Wayway Arena Complex. Game time is at 6PM.


Other MJHL results:

Winkler 1 Neepawa 2 (OT)

Selkirk 1 Virden 4


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SJHL

The Flin Flon Bombers used a 3 goal first period to lead them to a 5-3 victory over the Yorkton Terriers on Saturday night.

Calvon Boots, Vincent Nardone, Daylan Marchi, Brandson Hein, and Chrystopher Collin scored for the Bombers while Brendan Mark, Jared Legien and Colby Brandt replied for the Terriers.

Gabriel Waked turned aside 28 shots in the win while Terriers net minder Ryan Ouellette made 33 saves in the loss.

The Bombers will wrap up their weekend road trip this afternoon (Sun) in Melville against the Millionaires at 4PM. The Terriers' next game will be on Tuesday night when they entertain the Melfort Mustangs at 7:30.


Other Saturday SJHL results:

Battlefords 3 Notre Dame 2 (OT)

La Ronge 1 Nipawin 5

Melfort 4 Humboldt 5 (OT)

Weyburn 3 Estevan 6

Friday, 18 January 2019

Terriers; Mils both drop Friday night SJHL matchups

The Yorkton Terriers fell on the road in Wilcox, 4-2 to the Notre Dame Hounds.

Jarett Penner, Curtis Wiebe, Cole Stevenson and Jared Hamm all scored for the Hounds while Riley Kohonick made 22 saves in the win.

Quin Hobbs and Kishaun Gervais replied for the Terriers.

Former Hound Andrew Henderson turned aside 34 shots in his first game against his former team.

The Terriers return to action on Saturday when they host the Flin Flon Bombers at Farrell Agencies Arena. Puck drop will be at 7:30.

Speaking the Bombers, they got two goals from veteran Nate Hooper as they defeated the Melville Millionaires 5-2 on Friday night.

Billy Klymchuk, Daylan Marchi, and Calvon Boots also scored for the Bombers while Aidan Steinke and Jacob Bourchier replied for the Moneymen.

Gabriel Waked turned aside 32 of 34 shots to earn the victory for the Bombers while Colby Entz made 28 saves in the loss .

The Mils' next matchup will be another meeting against the Bombers at 4PM on Sunday from the Horizon Credit Union Center.


Other Friday SJHL scores:

Humboldt 2 Melfort 5

Nipawin 3 La Ronge 2 (SO)

Estevan 5 Weyburn 2

Battlefords 3 Kindersley 1

Local products competing in 2019 Canadian Junior Curling Championships that begin in Prince Albert this weekend!




There will be a few local products competing in the 2019 Canadian Junior Curling Championships that kick off this weekend in Prince Albert.

On the Women's side, Churchbridge's Jade Goebel plays Lead & Maryfield's Rachel Erickson for Team Saskatchewan who kick off their championship tomorrow afternoon (Sat) at 2PM vs. Team Newfoundland & Labrador.

Meanwhile in the Men's event, Team Alberta will feature Wadena product Dustin Mikush and they'll also play their opening game against Newfoundland and Labrador on Saturday morning at 9AM.

Results and Schedule at https://www.curling.ca/scoreboard/#!/