Saturday, 18 June 2022
The Yorkton Terriers are pleased to announce that Grayson Neufeld has been hired as their Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
Grayson grew up in Yorkton, went to school here and played all his minor hockey here.
He recently graduated from Minot State University with a degree in Marketing and Management.
He’s excited to be back at home and working for the Terriers!
Grayson has started meeting with businesses in the community to explore partnership opportunities with the Terriers.
The Yorkton Terriers organization looks forward to working with you and to an exciting 2022/23 season – our 50th year!
Thursday, 16 June 2022
Yorkton's Ella Kozak won a qualifier in Jamestown, North Dakota on Monday after shooting a 2-over, 74, three strokes better than Rylee Heryford and Rose Solberg.
“It was kind of a shocker, it took a while for it to hit me that I might have won it and qualified,” Kozak said. “It’s still kind of settling in, it’s definitely something I’ve never felt before.”
She'll now compete in the event which will be held at The Club at Olde Stone in Bowling Green, Kentucky from July 18 to 23.
To hear audio from Kozak CLICK HERE
Wednesday, 15 June 2022
The New York Rangers have announced that Rocanville product Jessica Campbell will be coach at the team's next development camp set to take place next month.
The 29 year old recently became the first woman to join a coaching staff of a men's national team, serving as an assistant coach for Germany at the 2022 IIHF Men's World Championship.
Campbell played most of her minor hockey in the Rocanville and Melville area, while also suiting up with the Melville Prairie Fire, Pursuit of Excellence in Kelowna, 4 years at Cornell University and a number of years with the Canadian Women's National team.
Friday, 10 June 2022
The 2022 SJHL Draft took place on Friday, with 6 rounds of 2006-born players & 2 rounds of 2007-born players being selected.
4th round, 43rd overall (2006 draft)
D Luc Bourdon (Prince Albert, SK)
44GP 1G 7A = 8 points with the Prince Albert Mintos (SK U18 AAA)
5th round, 55th overall (2006 draft)
F Carter Degelman (Saskatoon, SK)
6th round, 67th overall (2006 draft)
F Trey Penrod (Saskatoon, SK)
41GP 1G 7A = 8 points in 41 games with the Tisdale Trojans (SK U18 AAA)
D Turner Knockaert (Manor, SK)
35GP 12G 14A = 26 points with the Estevan Bruins (SK U18 AA)
1st round, 7th overall
F Langston Gold (Willowbunch, SK)
31GP 27G 25A = 52 points with the Weyburn Wings (SK U15 AA)
2nd round, 14th overall
F Samuel Wardell (Saskatoon,SK)
31GP 31G 19A = 50 points with the Saskatoon Generals (SK U15 AA)
Chat with Terrier Head Coach & GM Mat Hehr & Asst. GM Ron Holloway
2nd round, 24th overall (2006 draft)
F Kole Keen (White City, SK)
44GP 6G 17A = 23 points with the Moose Jaw U18 AAA Warriors
D Riley Craigen (Regina, SK)
36GP 4G 13A = 17 points with the Regina Capitals (SK U18 AA)
5th round, 51st overall (2006 draft)
D Nate Silvester (Regina, SK)
36GP 5G 18A = 23 points (SK U18 AA)
6th round, 68th overall (2006 draft)
D Ethan Dartige (Whitewood, SK)
35GP 1G 1A = 2 points with the Prairie Hockey Academy U16 Prep
1st round, 3rd overall
F Leo Jewitt (Indian Head, SK)
27GP 23G 23A = 46 points with Praitie Storm (SK U15 AA)
1st round, 4th overall
F Alex Morrison (Saltcoats, SK)
31GP 31G 12A = 43 points with the Yorkton Terriers (SK U15 AA)
1st round, 5th overall
F Wesely Olson (Chaplin, SK)
31GP 24G 18A = 42 points with the Swift Current Broncos (SK U15 AA)
Other Local draft picks:
F Connor Miller (Lipton) - 2nd round, 18th overall (2006 draft) to the Humboldt Broncos
F Connor Bear (Whitewood)- 1st round, 10th overall (2007 draft) to the Weyburn Red Wings
Other Yorkton U18 AAA Maulers selected:
D Rhett Vedress - 1st round, 1st overall (2006) to the Weyburn Red Wings
F Riley Ashe - 1st round, 10th overall (2006) to the Melfort Mustangs
F Lucas Hvidston - 1st round, 2nd overall (2007 draft) to the Nipawin Hawks
Tuesday, 7 June 2022
2022 MJHL Draft
In the first round, 3rd overall, the Stamps picked forward Owen Warnick from the HRA Winnipeg U16 Prep.
D Darren Hunt (2nd round, 16th overall)
F Cash Clarkson (3rd round, 30th overall)
D Drew Shiels (4th round, 44th overall)
F Ashton Cure (6th round, 72nd overall)
D Ethan McMullan (6th round, 79th overall).
The Waywayseecappo Wolverines drafted 4 forwards and 2 defencemen from this year's MJHL Draft, held this past weekend.
First player selected was in the first round, 10th overall, in forward Carter Bear from the Winnipeg U18 Triple-A Thrashers.
The first defenceman they picked was Ryder Heaphy in the 3rd round, 38th overall, from the Southwest Cougars U8 Triple-A team.
Other players drafted by Wayway are forward Ian Buors (4th round, 52nd overall), left wing Dayton Desjarlais (4th round, 54th overall), defenceman Jordan Arkle (5th round, 66th overall) and forward Easton Gaffray (6th round, 80th overall).
Local Medals at SHSAA Track and Field Provincials in Regina
Ava Ruthven - Kipling (Junior Girls Javelin)
Jerin Keough - Langenburg (Intermediate Boys 3000 M)
Ridwan Olatunji- Yorkton Regional (Intermediate Boys 100 M)
Ayva Delaney - Melville (WC Girls 400 M)
Ayva Delaney - Melville (WC Girls 100 M)
Camryn Nelson- Preeceville (Intermediate Girls Shot Put)
Elliana McKay - Kahkewistahaw (Junior Girls Discus)
Ridwan Olatunji - Yorkton Regional (Intermediate Boys 100 M)
East Central (Intermediate Boys 4 X 100 M relay)
Summer Johnson - Norquay (Intermediate Girls High Jump)
Halima Kasim - Yorkton Regional (Junior Girls 200 M)
Amber Renkas - Ituna (Junior Girls Javelin)
Kyan Hamilton - Fort Qu'Appelle (Senior Boys Quadathon)
Monday, 30 May 2022
This years’ Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Draft will take place Friday, June 10, 2022, beginning at 10:00AM.
The draft will be held remotely with teams and their scouting staffs participating from their home arenas.
This years’ draft will consist of 6
rounds of players born in 2006 and 2
rounds of players born in 2007.
Teams drafting will draft in reverse order from the final point
standings of the previous regular season for each round and players eligible for
the draft are players with a Saskatchewan residence and who recently completed
their first year of 18U or their last year of
The Melville Millionaires are slated to pick 3rd, while the Yorkton Terriers pick 7th overall in round 1.
Friday, 27 May 2022
The Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) and it’s thirteen-member teams are pleased to announce the 2022 Auto-Protect list.
Each member club is given the opportunity to list two players born in 2006 from their respective home zone. The 2022 Auto-Protect list features 16 players who will no longer be eligible for the upcoming 2022 MJHL Draft.
As previously introduced in 2020, teams will have the option to decline an Auto-Protect selection and defer that pick to Round 7 or 8 of the draft.
This year’s Auto-Protect list contains a total of seven (7) forwards, eight (8) defensemen, one (1) goalie.
|Neepawa Titans||Rylan Bray|
|OCN Blizzard||Riel Chartrand|
|The Pas, MB|
The Pas, MB
|Pilot Mound Academy|
Notre Dame Argos
|Selkirk Steelers||Ian Lavallee|
|Swan Valley Stampeders||Andrew Pidskalny|
|Swan River, MB|
Swan River, MB
|Virden Oil Capitals||Bryce Bryant|
|F||Virden, MB||Rink Hockey Academy|
|Waywayseecappo Wolverines||Dru Mushumanski|
|Winnipeg Blues||Evan Gradt|
|Winnipeg Freeze||Elliot Perreault|
|Rink Hockey Academy|
Rink Hockey Academy
|Winkler Flyers||Kameron Thomas|
|F||Winkler, MB||Pembina Valley Hawks|
(MJHL Press Release)
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Saskatchewan beat the team from Manitoba, 24-16 on the strength of two rushing touchdowns & a field goal from Melville's Charlie Broda.
"We got off to a really good start, but give credit to Manitoba who really played well and made it hard on us throughout the game, but in the end we will able to execute enough to prevail with a full team effort", said Team Sask Head Coach John Svenson.
Indian Head's Owen Woidyla scored the other touchdown for Saskatchewan while Xavier Mowbray and Kirsten Moshenko of the Swan Valley Tigers replied with the scores for Manitoba.
"I just can't thank everyone involved enough, from our presenting sponsor Prairie Co-op to all the other sponsors & volunteers to the caterers to everyone, without those people and businesses stepping up, these events can't happen", Svenson adds.
The 3rd annual event is set to place in 2023 in Manitoba
Chat with Melville's John Svenson (Team Saskatchewan Head Coach)
The Fort Knox have announced their coaching staff ahead of the 2022/23 Prairie Junior Hockey League season.
Tucker Neuberger will take over as the teams new Coach, while Jarrod Williams will return the bench as well, along with his current title as the teams General Manager.
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Thursday, 19 May 2022
The 2022 Western Hockey League Prospects was held today (Thurs) as the 22 member clubs welcomed 2007-born players into their organization.
The first local player selected was Whitewood product Reese Hamilton, who was picked in the 1st round and 4th overall by the Calgary Hitmen.
"It's truly a honor to get selected, and being picked by Calgary is awesome, it's one of the place I really wanted to go and I'm glad to join the Hitmen organization," Hamilton said in a interview with GX94.
The Melville Minor Hockey alumni chipped in with 54 points in 27 games with NAX Extreme U15 Prep this past season.
Meanwhile his former teammate and fellow Whitewood product Connor Bear was also selected by the Hitmen in the 6th round, 117th overall.
Bear compiled 47 points in 29 games with the Rink Hockey Academy (CSSHL) during the 2021//22 season.
Yorkton Under 15 AA Terriers top scorer and defenceman Max Threinen went in the 5th round, 94th overall to the Prince George Cougars.
The product out of Langenburg scored 21 times while adding 23 assists in 29 games this past campaign.
Other locals picked include McCreary's Ryan Gower in the 2nd round to the Prince Albert Raiders and Luke Myhre of Dauphin was selected in the fifth round by the Portland Winterhawks.
Full Draft Results CLICK HERE
1st round, 4th overall to the Calgary Hitmen
D Ryan Gower (McCreary, MB) -
2nd round, 32nd overall to the Prince Albert Raiders
(32GP 13G 21A= 34 points with Parkland U15 AAA Rangers)
5th round, 94th overall to the Prince George Cougars
F Luke Myhre (Dauphin, MB)
5th round, 106th overall to the Portland Winterhawks
F Connor Bear (Whitewood, SK)
6th round, 117th overall to the Calgary Hitmen
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
You can follow along to all the results by clicking HERE, and you watch the games online for FREE at www.hockeycanada.ca.
Preview with Dauphin Kings Head Coach & Fort Qu'Appelle product Doug Hedley below:
Preview with former Swan Valley Stampeder & Estevan Bruins forward Jamie Valentino below:
Thursday, 12 May 2022
Chat with Co-Chair Len Wassill below:
Roblin's Brayden Dube score the game winning goal for the Kings with 8:27 left in regulation, to lead the Kings to a 2-1 Game 7 victory over the Steinbach Pistons on Wednesday night.
Dawson Milliken (STE) and Logan Calder (DAU) exchanged goals earlier in the game.
Carson Cherepak made 34 saves on 35 shots to lead the Kings, who'll now represent the MJHL at the 2022 Centennial Cup which starts on May 19th in Estevan, SK.
Thursday, 5 May 2022
Yorkton product Ryder Korczak has signed his first contract in the National Hockey League.
The 19 year old signed his 3 year entry-level deal with the New York Rangers.
Korczak, who was drafted by the Rangers in the 3rd round, 75th overall in the 2021 NHL Draft, compiled 79 points in 68 games which was good for 18th overall in WHL regular season scoring.
Currently in the 2022 WHL playoffs, he has 5 points in 5 games for the Warriors, who'll kick off their round 2 on Friday night visiting the top-ranked Winnipeg Ice
Wednesday, 4 May 2022
A couple of local products were selected during last night's 2022 Canadian Football League draft.
The 6'7, 330 pound Zerr appeared in 30 games over four seasons with the Huskies, starting all but one of those at left tackle and he says the moment was pretty surreal.
""You dreamed about that moment your whole life and I'm just so lucky and happy that the BC Lions are willing to take a chance on me and draft me into their organization and see what I can do come training camp time."Zerr will also attend mini-camp with the NFL's New York Giants later this month.
Meanwhile for Kozushka, a fellow Yorkton Raider Gridder alumni, he just completed his 4th year with Golden Bears as their left tackle and he says it's a dream come true.
"Growing up in Yorkton and it's growing up in Saskatchewan, actually, it's the big football province and you always watch the CFL on TV and there's always a little voice in the back of the young kids head saying, hey, one day that could be me, kind of thing and so to actually have it happen is it's awesome and amazing and surreal and I'm just so thankful for everybody who's helped me out on this journey throughout my life and I'm really happy that it was able to happen. "
As a former Coach, it was a pretty proud moment last night (Tues) for Raider Gridder Head Coach Roby Sharpe.
"You know we've had these guys with us since there were, 11 years old and to see them get drafted and get the chance to live out their dream it's just absolutely awesome."
Noah Zerr Interview:
Peter Kozushka Interview:
Monday, 2 May 2022
” Kyle embodies everything that we were looking for in a commissioner and in a league. Passion, hard work, reliability, and desire to push our game to the next level. With a proven track record in his previous positions, we feel Mr. McIntyre was the best fit to implement our vision as a league. We look forward to working with Kyle with the aim to push our league to a new level under his leadership”, said Kyle Adamson, Chairman SJHL Board of Governors said in a news release
The Swift Current product, assumes his new role fully on June 1st, takes over Bill Chow who announced he was stepping down after 11 years on the job.
" It's a league I've been very passionate about, I'm a former player in the league and I've followed it vert closely and it's something that I really think that there's lots of opportunities for kids and my interest is really keeping our Saskatchewan kids in Saskatchewan and making the Saskatchewan Junior League even better than it is now. "
McIntyre most recently retired after a 30-year career in education, including the past 20 years in a senior leadership position and he says he was intrigued by the position.
McIntyre is familiar with the SJHL, having played 4 years in the league back in the 1980's with Swift Current and the Yorkton Terriers
Full Chat with McIntyre below:
(YMF President Roby Sharpe along with guest speaker and Grey Cup JR Larose, a part of Football Night in Saskatchewan 2022: Picture from Darcy Zaharia)
Football Night in Saskatchewan, the annual fundraising banquet, in support of Yorkton Minor Football made its return with a full house on Saturday night, following a two year hiatus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
"It was just nice to see everyone again, and be able to host the event after the couple year absence, this is our major fundraiser of the year to cover the expenses for our Yorkton Minor Football operations and just can't enough for the support from our community," said Yorkton Minor Football President Roby Sharpe.
Guest speakers included former CFL player J.R. LaRose, along with Langenburg's Noah Zerr and Yorkton's Peter Kozushka, who are both expected to be selected in tomorrow's (TUES) CFL Draft.
The evening also featured the announcement of a $100,000 donation from the Yorkton Kinsmen Club, for new lights at Kinsmen Century Field.
"It's just fantastic, Yorkton Kinsmen and has always been a big supporter of local minor football and with his donation it shows that, and even with the other business that are graciously going to help out is just awesome and we can't wait play under the lights even more in the future."
The new lights are expected to be ready in time for the upcoming fall football season, with Yorkton Concrete, Potzus Construction, R.H. Electric and Triple-A Directional Drilling donating their time and labour to help complete the project.
Sharpe adds the lights is the next possible step to bringing a Junior football to the community in the near future.
GX94/Fox FM's Craig Read caught up with YMF President Roby Sharpe below:
Thursday, 28 April 2022
The 2022 East Central Senior Badminton District Championships were held yesterday (Wed) in Yorkton.
The results include:
Boys Singles: 1) Skylar Ryczak (Sturgis)
2) Dylan Prince (Sacred Heart)
Girls' Singles: 1) Rycell Perpetua (Melville Comp)
2) Angela Fetsch (Sacred Heart)
Boys' Doubles: 1) Tyler Powell & Levi Straker (Melville Comp)
2) Thomas Hauber & Logan Lewchuk (Canora)
Girls' Doubles: 1) Jordyn Thomas & Rylee Zbeetnoff (Kamsack)
2) Sierra Sapara & Marie Dunster (Esterhazy)
Mixed Doubles: 1) Justin Adam & Hailey Madsen (Yorkton Regional)
2) Taylin Ruf & Ty Thomas (Kamsack)
The top finishers will now advance to the SHSAA Regional Badminton Championships on May 7th in Humboldt.
Wednesday, 27 April 2022
The Yorkton Terriers and Melville Millionaires have both signed more players to letter of intents for the 2022/23 SJHL season.
Van Brabant, a Sturgeon County, Alberta product had 13 points in 35 games this past season with the Fort Saskatchewan U18 AAA Rangers, while Kennedy led the Yorkton SeCon Maulers in scoring this past season scoring 23 times while adding 18 assists for 41 points in 44 games.
The Regina product has suited up for 15 combined regular season & playoff games with Terriers scoring once.
Meanwhile, the Millionaires inked up 2004-born forward Daxin Peterson out of the Moose Jaw U18 AAA Warriors and 2004-born D Ayden Lamarre out of the Estevan Bears U18 AAA.
The Assiniboia, SK product compiled 17 goals, 25 assists for 42 points in 44 games this past campaign.
Lamarre, who hails from Gull Lake, SK had 22 points in 40 games with the Bears.
Friday, 22 April 2022
Two Terriers' named to SJHL All-Rookie Team
The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League announced their All-Rookie team on Thursday, and it included two Yorkton Terriers.
Terriers' G and Yorkton product Kael DePape & Terrier D Parker Jasper have been named to the team after solid rookie seasons.
DePape, who was also named the Viterra division's Top Goalie and Rookie of the Year posted a 22-15-5 regular season record with a 2.32GAA, 0.915 SV% and 4 shutouts in 43 games.
Jasper, a Regina product compiled 2 goals, 26 assists for 28 points in 51 games.
D Jaryd Sych, and forward's Connor McGrath (Humboldt), Kevin Anderson (Notre Dame) and Jeremi Tremblay (Flin Flon) were also named.
After an excellent regular season, Yorkton's Jackson Berezowski has been recognized by the Western Hockey League.
The Everett Silvertip forward was named the U.S division nominee for the league's Most Sportmanslike Players, while also being named to the division's first team All-Start squad.
He registered 46 goals, 33 assists for 79 points in 62 regular season games while registering just 23 penalty minutes.
Other locals recognized include Rossburn's Chad Nychuk named an East division 2nd team All-Star & Strathclair, MB's Conor Geekie who was named the East Division nominee for Humanitarian of the Year.
The WHL Awards will be announced on June 1st.
Thursday, 21 April 2022
The 2022 Western Hockey League Playoffs kicks off tonight with the Edmonton Oil Kings taking on the Lethbridge Hurricanes.
The other series begin on Friday (April 22nd).
Local players taking part in the race for the Ed Chynoweth Cup below:
Tyson Zimmer (Russell, MB)
Chad Nychuk (Rossburn, MB)
Jackson Berezowski (Yorkton, SK)
Dexter Whittle (Virden, MB)
Tarin Smith (Porcupine Plain, SK)
Mark Liwiski (Dauphin, MB)
Jake Poole (McAuley, MB)
Moose Jaw Warriors:
Prince Albert Raiders:
Evan Herman (The Pas, MB)
Tristen Robins (Clear Lake, MB)
Nolan Maier (Yorkton, SK)
Grady Lane (Virden, MB)
Chase Bertholet (The Pas, MB)
Kyle Bochek (Moosomin, SK)
For full bracket of the 2022 WHL Playoffs CLICK HERE