Local Sports News

Wray Morrison: Bruins for bottom?

By 650 CKOM February 8, 2017 - 11:17am Updated: February 8, 2017 - 11:17am

Every storied professional sports team goes through peaks and valleys – but there are some that hit bottom.

The greatest North American example of hitting bottom is the...

2016 Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris (right) will be in Saskatoon for the Houghton Boston Dogs’ Breakfast fundraiser on May 4, 2017.

Henry Burris to speak at U of S Huskies' fundraiser

By Ryan Brandt February 6, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 12:17pm

Smiling Hank will pay a visit to Saskatoon in May.   The reigning Grey Cup MVP and now-retired Ottawa Redblacks quarterback will be the guest speaker at this year's Houghton...

Ben McIntosh had a hat-trick and three assists as the Saskatchewan Rush beat Calgary 15-11.

First road win for Rush

By Ryan Brandt February 4, 2017 - 10:39pm Updated: February 4, 2017 - 10:39pm

It is now officially a winning streak.

The Saskatchewan Rush outscored Calgary 8-3 in the second half on the way to a 15-11 victory Saturday night.

It's the first...

The Saskatoon Blades got back in the win column with a 4-2 victory over Red Deer.

Blades hold on for big win over Red Deer

By Ryan Brandt February 4, 2017 - 9:59pm Updated: February 6, 2017 - 11:37am

For the time being, the Saskatoon Blades have pulled themselves back into a playoff spot with a 4-2 win over Red Deer.

The win erases a four-game losing streak for the...

The Saskatoon Blades lost a fourth straight game in a 5-2 defeat against Regina.

Pats nip Blades for second straight meeting

By Ryan Brandt February 3, 2017 - 10:10pm Updated: February 3, 2017 - 10:10pm

For the second time this week, the Regina Pats beat the Saskatoon Blades, this time a 5-2 win at SaskTel Centre.

Regina got on the board first with Nick Henry potting...

The Saskatchewan Rush say a fan won her second 50/50 jackpot in just over a year, taking home nearly $50,000 at the game on Jan. 27, 2017.

Rush fan wins 2nd 50/50 jackpot in back-to-back seasons

By 650 CKOM February 2, 2017 - 12:26pm Updated: February 2, 2017 - 5:44pm

A Saskatoon woman is counting her lucky stars.

Or, more accurately, her lucky 50/50 tickets.

The Saskatchewan Rush announced Thursday one of their fans won her...

Wray Morrison: Tough luck Toronto

By Wray Morrison February 2, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: February 2, 2017 - 10:31am

Wednesday night's Toronto Raptors loss to the Boston Celtics got me thinking about how snake bitten professional sports fans in that city have been.

The Raptors, who at...

Two powerplay goals were enough to lift the Regina Pats to a 2-1 win over the Saskatoon Blades on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.

Pats powerplay slips them past Blades in Monday morning game

By Ryan Brandt January 30, 2017 - 3:47pm Updated: January 30, 2017 - 4:26pm

A rare 11:30 a.m. start turned into a tight, but routine 2-1 win for the Regina Pats over the Saskatoon Blades.

Over 8,000 turned out to SaskTel Centre as Team Up for...

Wray Morrison: Argos already behind

By Wray Morrison January 30, 2017 - 2:03pm Updated: January 30, 2017 - 2:03pm

I'll be the first one to point out that some of the loudest media types from the centre of the universe – Toronto – know the least about the Argos or, for that matter, the...

7-time Saskatchewan champion, Michelle Englot is now the Manitoba Scotties champ.

Saskatchewan's Michelle Englot skips winning team at Manitoba Scotties

By Ryan Brandt January 29, 2017 - 7:21pm Updated: January 29, 2017 - 7:51pm

Capitalizing on a shock Jennifer Jones loss in the semi-finals, Michelle Englot beat underdog Darcy Robertson 8-6 to win the Manitoba Scotties.

The win gives the...

Lethbridge slips by Blades in tight contest

By Ryan Brandt January 28, 2017 - 10:04pm Updated: January 28, 2017 - 10:04pm

The Saskatoon Blades dropped the second game of a back to back in a 3-1 loss to Lethbridge.

After a scoreless first, the Hurricanes scored back to back before Jake...

The Saskatoon Blades saw their winning streak come to an end after a 4-2 defeat to Moose Jaw.

Blades winning streak ends in Moose Jaw

By Ryan Brandt January 28, 2017 - 12:49am Updated: January 28, 2017 - 12:49am

The Saskatoon Blades five-game winning streak was snapped in a 4-2 loss in Moose Jaw Friday night.

Both sides traded goals in the opening 40 minutes with Jesse Shynkaruk...