Friday, 29 September 2023

Terriers offence explodes in home win over defending champs


The Yorkton Terriers got two goals each from Dylan Ruptash and Tate Schofer as they doubled up the defending champion Battlefords North Stars 8-4 on Thursday night.

Brett Butz, Colton Koran, Harrison Aldridge (1st SJHL goal), and Jye Zawatsky (1st MJHL goal) also scored while Clay Sleeva and Quinton Unreiner chipped in with three assists each.

Blake Sittler made 24 saves on 28 shots in the win.

Jackson Allan, Kobie Anderson, Matthew Biros and Marshall Light replied for the North Stars who got 25 saves from Joey Hawco in the loss.

The two teams will meet once again on Friday night from the Westland Arena, before the North Stars wrap up their road trip on Saturday night in Melville.

Wednesday, 27 September 2023

Wolverines hand Stampeders convincing home-ice loss on Wednesday night


The Waywayseecappo Wolverines improved to 2-1 on the young MJHL season after a 6-2 victory over the Swan Valley Stampeders on Wednesday night. 

The Wolverines got off to a good start as just 4:45 in, Sean Williams took a nice feed from Thomas Kaufield and made no mistake to make it 1-0. 

But the Stamps responded just 10 minutes later as after a scramble in front it would be Josh Danis sneaking one through Marek Andres for his 1st of the season to knot it up. 

Jesiah Bennett regained the lead for Wayway just over 30 seconds later to give the road team a 2-1 lead after 1 period. 

The Wolverines took control of the game in the 2nd as they scored three unanswered off the sticks of Neo Kiemeney, Aiden Herring and Jack Clarke to increase their lead to 3 after 40. 

The two teams exchanged goals in the 3rd as the visitors made it 6-1 on an early powerplay goal from Luke McCarthy, wile Stamps 2022 1st round pick Owen Warnick ripped one past Andres for his 1st MJHL goal to wrap up the scoring. 

Wolverine G Marek Andres turned aside 27 of 29 shots to earn his 2nd victory of the season, while Liam VanDerKooi made his Stamps' debut & allowed 5 goals on 28 shots before being relieved for Elias Giaccari-Dimitriou, who stopped 15/16 in relief. 

The Stampeders look to even their record at 2-2 on Friday night hosting the Niverville Nighthawks, while Waywayseecappo looks for back to back wins on Saturday entertaining the Virden Oil Capitals. 

Full Game Summary HERE

Monday, 25 September 2023

Yorkton's Kozak captures third straight SHSAA Provincial Women's Golf title


It's a three-peat for Yorkton's Ella Kozak (pictured above middle).

The Sacred Heart High School athlete won her third straight Saskatchewan High School Provincial Girls Golf championships at the Harbour Golf course at Elbow.

Kozak shot rounds of 71 & 73 to finish at 144, a 28 shot win over Saskatoon's Sarah Henderson and Kyle's Chloe Wills.

She previously won Gold in the 2021 event in Rosthern and at Jackfish Lake last year.  

Saturday, 23 September 2023

Millionaires; Stampeders winners on Saturday Night



William Dyke made 31 saves for the shutout to lead the Melville Millionaires to a 5-0 win over the Estevan Bruins on Saturday night.

Caden Drury, Brenden Olson, Liam Cox-Smith, Preston Tauter and Payton Kostyshyn all scored for the Mils.

Jackson Miller made 23 saves on 27 shots in the loss.

The Millionaires return to action on Saturday night hosting the Battlefords North Stars. 


Blake Betson scored at the 3:44 mark of overtime to lead the Weyburn Red Wings to a 1-0 victory over the Yorkton Terriers at the Westland Arena. 

Dazza Mitchell turned aside all 20 shots he faced for the shutout, while Caleb Allen made 34 saves in the loss. 

Terriers return to action on Thursday night hosting the Battlefords North Stars.


Melfort 2, Flin Flon 1 (OT)

Notre Dame 0, Humboldt 5

Battlefords 3, Kindersley 5

Nipawin 2, La Ronge 3 (SO)




Alex Walicki had 2G 1A while Elias Giaccarri-Dimitriou made 37 saves for his 1st MJHL win as the Swan Valley Stampeders rebounded with a 6-3 home ice win over the Blizzard.

Griffin Ayotte, Callum Halls, Darius Makse and Ashton Fishley also scored for the Stamps while Sam Zagari scored twice for the Blizzard while Lucas del la salle had a single.

The Stampeders return to action on Wednesday night hosting the Waywayseecappo Wolverines. GX94 will broadcast the game with the play by play starting at 7:00PM MB time.

Other results:

Waywayseecappo 1, Niverville 3 

Portage 1, Neepawa 3 

Steinbach 3, Selkirk 2

WPG Blues 5, WPG Freeze 3

Friday, 22 September 2023

Sept. 22nd SJHL/MJHL Recap



Brett Butz score the game winner in round 4 of the shootout to lead the Yorkton Terriers to a season opening 3-2 road win over the Weyburn Red Wings at Crescent Point Place.
Jaron Desnoyers and Anthony Domina (1st SJHL goals each) scored in regulation for the Terriers while Jermore Maharaj and Elijah Anderson replied for the Red Wings.
Caleb Allen turned aside made 38 saves on 40 shots then turned aside all four shooters in the shootout.
Red Wings G Dazza Mitchell made 34 stops in the SOL.

The two teams will do it again on Saturday in Yorkton. 

Felix Allard scored the game winner at 7:02 of the third period on the powerplay to lead the Estevan Bruins to 3-2 win over the Melville Millionaires in their home opener.

Owen Barrow and Brendan Hunchak gave the Bruins a 2-0 lead in the 2nd, before Mils got goals from Euan Morrison (1st SJHL goal) and Caden Drury to even it up after 2.

Cam Hrdlicka made 26 saves on 28 Melville shots to earn his 1st W of the season, while in the Mils' net William Dyke turned aside 26 of 29.

The Millionaires will have their home opener on Saturday night back in Melville against these same Bruins.


Trevor Stenglein scored twice, while Harmon Laser-Hume made only 17 saves to lead the Flin Flon Bombers to a 5-3 win over the hometown Nipawin Hawks.

Matt Egan, Aiden Chow, and Joey Lies also scored for the Bombers who outshot the Hawks 49-20. 

Maguire Ratzlaff, Hudson Cameron and Evan Forrest scored the Hawks, who got 44 saves from Damon Cunningham in the loss.


Joey Hawco's 29 saves shutout help lead the defending champion Battlefords North Stars to a 4-0 victory over the Kindersley Klippers.

Riley Girod, Owen Underhill, Alex Izyk and Josh Karman chipped in offensively for Battlefords.

Cody Jaman was solid in the loss for Kindersley making 38 saves.


The Melfort Mustangs used a six goal first period as they doubled up the La Ronge Ice Wolves 8-4 on Friday night. 

Mathieu Pigeon scored twice for the Mustangs while Zac Somers, Nolan Roberts, David Coyle, Ryan Duguay, Chase Friedt-Mohr, and Logan Belton.

Raine Hodge, Tyler Gyori, William Forsberg and Jacob Cossette scored the visitors. 

James Venne earned the win in goal for Melfort making 27 saves while Ice Wolves starter Topher Chirico stopped 36 of 44.




Gavin Nemis, Blake Boudreau and Logan Walker each scored twice to lead the Dauphin Kings to a commanding 7-1 victory over the visiting Swan Valley Stampeders.

Gabriel Bugeaud also had a goal for Dauphin who 24 saves from Cole Sheffield.

Truman Boettiger scored his 1st MJHL goal in the loss, while Elias Giaccari-Dimitriou made 33 saves in the defeat.

The Stamps host the OCN Blizzard in their home opener on Saturday night.


Neo Kiemeney had a 2G 1A night, while Marek Andres made 36 saves leading the Waywayseecappo Wolverines to a season-opening a 4-1 triumph over the Neepawa Titans.

Jackson Roth and Jack Clarke also scored for the Wolverines, while Mason Hartley scored for the road team.

Mason Lobreau in the loss for Neepawa stopped 33 of 37 Wayway shots.

The Wolverines head on the road on Saturday night to take on the Niverville Nighthawks.


The Niverville Nighthawks used a 4 goal third period to comeback to defeat the Selkirk Steelers 5-3. 

Captain Brett Tataryn led the way offensively with 1G 2A while Michael Debrito, Nathan Brown, Caleb Lepitre and Mighton Johnson also scored.

Mathieu Catellier (2) and Colton Crysler scored the Steelers. 


The defending champion Steinbach Pistons got two goals from Kirk Mullen as they opened up their season with a 4-3 win over the Virden Oil Capitals. 

Cole Plowman made 29 saves for Steinbach while the Yorkton's Grady Hoffman and Leo Chambers scored the other Pistons goal.

Nolan Wallace, Bryce Bryant and Noel Englot replied for the Oil Capitals who got 32 stops from Eric Reid.


Noah Diemer scored the winner early in the 3rd period to lead the Winkler Flyers to a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Blues. 

Logan Fillion and Brady Craik also scored for the Flyers, while Dawson Zeller scored the lone mark for Winnipeg. 

Malachi Klassen stop 21 of 22 shots to earn the win in net. 


Thursday, 21 September 2023

Yorkton Terriers & Yorkton Hyundai partner to be official Coach vehicle for 2023/24 season

The SJHL's Yorkton Terriers and Yorkton Hyundai have entered a partnership as the dealership has supplied the Official Vehicle for Head Coach & General Manager Emery Olauson for the 2023/24 season.

Dealer Principal Ron Kaban says they are always willing to support local initiatives like the Terriers, and they are excited to offer a 2022 Santa Cruz Ultimate for the transportation.

The Terriers open up their 2023/24 season on the road on Friday against the Weyburn Red Wings.

Wednesday, 13 September 2023

Wolverines acquire 20 year old D Lacquette from Portage

The MJHL's Waywayseecappo Wolverines have acquired defencemen Hayden Lacquette in a three way trade involving the Neepawa Titans and Portage Terriers.

The Wolverines sent forwards Keenan Skrupa (05) and Dawson Andries (05) to the Titans exchange for forward Parker Korman (03), who was then sent to the Portage Terriers along with future considerations for Lacquette.

Lacquette had 54 points in 54 games with the Terriers last season, leading the league in points by defencemen.