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2020

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Shawn Slaght

Outdoor Rinks Slowly Opening Up

Skating rinks within the city are slowly starting to open up. The Moose Square Rink on Stadacona Street West and the Kinsmen West Park skating pad are now open. Lights at the rinks are on from 5 to ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Miller Express Sign Saskatchewan-Born Pitcher Slobodian

The Moose Jaw Miller Express announced another signing Wednesday. Porcupine Plain's Nathan Slobodian is a pitcher who was a bullpen contributor in 2019 for the team. In 15 games for the Millers that ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #1: Pandemic Sweeps Through to Cancel Many Sports in 2020

It's difficult to pinpoint a single moment when the sports world fell apart, but the reaction from the sports community to the COVID-19 pandemic was fast and thorough. The impact COVID-19 had on the ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Miller Express Announce Signing of Catcher Greenhalgh

The Moose Jaw Miller Express have announced the signing of a player they believe will be their starting catcher. Colby Greenhalgh played for Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island a... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #2: Einarson Works OT To Claim Scotties Title at Mosaic Place

The 2020 Scotties Tournament of Hearts at Mosaic Place had a final for the ages on a Sunday night in February, with Manitoba defeating Ontario 8-7 in an extra end. It was the second top sports s... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Swift Current Marks Sombre Anniversary of Fatal Bus Crash

It was a moment in time that changed the small city of Swift Current forever. 34 years later, the Swift Current Broncos bus crash that claimed the lives of Trent Kresse, Scott Kruger, Chris Mantyka a... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Marriott Preparing for 2021 Miller Express Season

If you want to talk to someone who is excited for the Western Canadian Baseball League season to start in May, you can look no further than Moose Jaw Miller Express head coach Eric Marriott. Marriott... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #3: Fish Sets 10,000 Metre World Record

Moose Jaw-born speed skater Graeme Fish became a world record holder in 2020. It’s our third top sports story of 2020. Fish broke a world record and won gold in the men's 10-thousand metres in the o... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #4: Warriors Take Heavy Hit on Balance Sheet

The community-owned Moose Jaw Warriors took a hard shot to the gut last year as announced in their annual general meeting, but they were able to absorb most of the hit. This was our fourth top sports... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #5: U18 AAA Warriors Make Provincial League Final

The Moose Jaw Midget AAA Warriors swept the Saskatoon Contacts to clinch their spot in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League final. Unfortunately, they couldn't play that final due to the pandemi... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Gibson Happy City Hosting 2022, 2023 Wheelchair Curling Nationals

The National Wheelchair Curling Championships for 2022 and 2023 were awarded to the Moose Jaw Ford Curling Centre by Curling Canada. While the nationals were scheduled for here this year, they were c... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Riders Re-sign Clark, LaBatte Through 2022

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have re-signed a pair of major pieces of their offensive line. Centre Dan Clark and left guard Brendon LaBatte signed deals that will keep them with the team through the ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #6: City's Epoch Instrumental in Huskies Title Win

Moose Jaw's Libby Epoch and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies' national championship win over the Brock University Badgers was the sixth top sports story of 2020. The 82-64 victory back in March... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #7: Chantz Petruic's MVP Season

Moose Jaw's Chantz Petruic set the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League on fire with a 58-goal, 109-point season with the Yorkton Terriers, earning a trio of prestigious season-ending awards from the lea... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

City Awarded 2022, 2023 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship

The Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship won’t be able to be held here in Moose Jaw this curling season, but the titles are on the schedule for 2022 and 2023. Curling Canada made the announcement... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

First Ever Hockey Harvest Lotto Wraps Up

The Hockey Harvest Lottery had one grand prize winner and one early bird winner, but the real winners were the five scholarship funds for the province's Western Hockey League teams. The five Saskatch... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Western Hockey League Moves Draft From May to December

The Western Hockey League is moving their annual draft from May to December. Their annual draft had been called the Bantam Draft but is being renamed the WHL Draft. Given that many of the players who... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #8: Miller Express, WCBL Forced to Cancel 2020 Season

The Western Canadian Baseball League tried for months to get the season going and looked at many opportunities in the early stages of the pandemic. But in May, right when in most years the games woul... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #9: Regionals, Hoopla Cancelled in Labour Dispute

While the middle to the end of March every year normally means the sports community is knee-deep in the Hoopla, this year's provincial high school basketball regional championships were canc... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Moose Jaw's Paxton Nelson Wins Coveted Judo Sask Award

A Moose Jaw athlete has won Judo Sask's top male U14 athlete of the year. Paxton Nelson is in judo with the Avonhurst Judo Club in Regina and also with Control Jiu-Jitsu here in Moose Jaw. Nelson dev... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #10: Golf First Major Sport to Return

The sights and sounds of golf were welcome to many in the sporting community, and golf's return to play was the number 10 sports story of the year. The pandemic did and continues to stifle many sport... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #11: Warriors Select Yager Third Overall

For the 11th top sports story of 2020, the Warriors looked to the future after a disappointing regular season.  The Warriors drafted Saskatoon Contacts centre Brayden Yager third overa... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Petruic Begins Pro Career With ECHL Goal

After a successful three year Junior A career with the Yorkton Terriers, Moose Jaw's Chantz Petruic got his first professional goal last week in his first game with the Wichita Thunder of the ECHL. P... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Warriors Acquire 20-Year-Old Krane From Regina

The Moose Jaw Warriors may not be able to play or practice, but they were busy on the trade front today. The Warriors acquired 20-year-old left-winger Riley Krane from Regina for a conditional 7th ro... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

New Gender Equity Support Announced for Girls and Women's Curling Initiatives

Programs and initiatives that support the development of women and girls in curling can receive up to $2,000 in financial support courtesy of a new gender equity project supported by Curling Canada. ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Hillcrest Looking to Future Golfers By Hosting Junior Provincials in July

The Hillcrest Golf Course will be hosting the 2021 junior boys and girls golf championships, but it's hoped the real winners will be the inspiration provided to the course's young and future talent. ... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #12: Daemon Hunt's 'Wild' 2020

The 2020 year was a wild one for Moose Jaw Warriors defenceman Daemon Hunt, so wild in fact he was drafted by the Minnesota Wild. His year was the 12th top story of 2020. In January, Daemon Hunt was... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

WHL Delays Start of Regular Season Beyond Jan. 8

The Western Hockey League has once again postponed the start of the regular season. Due to public health restrictions, the league will not be able to get games started on Jan. 8, 2021 as they had sai... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

TOP SPORTS STORY #13: Tracey, Evanoff Dealt to Victoria

Trading a signed NHL first round pick along with the starting goaltender was Moose Jaw's 13th top sports story of 2020.  The Moose Jaw Warriors had pulled off a pair of blockbuster trades on the... read more..

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Corey Atkinson

Only a Few Days Left to Buy Hockey Harvest Lottery Tickets

The Western Hockey League's Hockey Harvest Lottery continues in its last full week. The lottery was put together by all five Saskatchewan WHL teams for their scholarship funds. James Gallo, director... read more..

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