Provincial Sports News

Connor Hobbs lands a hit on a Swift Current Broncos player in game two of the playoffs on April 7, 2017.

Pats stave off playoff elimination with a 3-2 win

By Arielle Zerr April 14, 2017 - 11:38pm Updated: April 14, 2017 - 11:45pm

A packed Brandt Centre got to see what the Regina Pats could do with their backs against the wall and the fans liked what they saw.

The Pats were on the brink of...

Dawson Leedahl had a breakout year with the Regina Pats tripling his goal scoring over his previous season.

‘Not ready to be done:’ Leedahl hopeful for Pats turnaround

By Arielle Zerr April 14, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: April 14, 2017 - 10:45am

Dawson Leedahl doesn’t want to think about the end.

The sun is setting on the Regina Pats’ forward’s minor hockey career. He’s what the league and its fans call a ‘20’....

'Legends never die:' Vince Young posts workout hype video

By 980 CJME April 13, 2017 - 12:17pm Updated: April 13, 2017 - 12:30pm

Two weeks away from the start of Roughriders mini-camp, Vince Young has posted an update on his status.

Set to music, Young posted a video on YouTube of his training...

Jamie Nye: CFL Board shares the failure of Jeffrey Orridge

By Jamie Nye April 13, 2017 - 8:50am Updated: April 13, 2017 - 9:00am

The news of Jeffrey Orridge being out as commissioner after two years in the CFL was met with the usual.

More criticism of the man in the job than the people who hired...

Wray Morrison: Prediction time

By Wray Morrison April 13, 2017 - 8:20am Updated: April 13, 2017 - 8:20am

Since the NHL salary cap was introduced over a decade ago, the days of the dynasty seem to be gone.   It's a challenge to keep a group of players together. It has been 19 years...

Darrell Davis: The impossible job of being CFL commissioner

By Darrell Davis April 13, 2017 - 8:15am Updated: April 13, 2017 - 8:30am

In 30 years of covering the CFL, I have interviewed 11 different commissioners. A few walked away from the job, some handled it on an interim basis and the majority got fired...

Jamie Nye: Go Caps Go

By Jamie Nye April 12, 2017 - 6:08am Updated: April 12, 2017 - 6:15am

The NHL Playoffs are here and, just like cheering for Sergio Garcia at the Masters, I'm cheering for Alexander Ovechkin to win a championship nobody believes he can win with...

The Ottawa Senators are one of the teams that will battle for Stanley Cup glory when the NHL Playoffs begin on April 12, 2017.

Regina ready to cheer as NHL Playoffs begin

By Britton Gray April 12, 2017 - 5:58am Updated: April 12, 2017 - 6:00am

During this time of the year, the games mean more in the NHL.

The playoffs begin Wednesday, and five Canadian teams are represented this year: the Edmonton Oilers,...

Dawson Leedahl scored and incredible four times in the Pats 5-4 loss in triple overtime on April 11, 2017.

Pats face elimination after a 5-4 triple OT loss

By Arielle Zerr April 12, 2017 - 12:16am Updated: April 12, 2017 - 12:30am

It was a spectacular four-goal effort by Dawson Leedahl, but in the end, a penalty in triple overtime cost the Pats game 4.

Connor Hobbs took a swipe at a player with...

Garrett Mitchell plays for the Washington Capitals AHL affiliate, the Hershey Bears.

Regina's Garrett Mitchell 'in awe' during 1st NHL start

By Arielle Zerr April 11, 2017 - 4:59pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 5:00pm

Growing up in Regina, Garrett Mitchell used to dream about the day he’d play in the NHL.

He went through all the proper steps to get there.

The former Pats...

Wray Morrison: Soccer in Saskatchewan

By Wray Morrison April 11, 2017 - 11:55am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 11:55am

As Saskatchewan matures, strong economic sports opportunities may present themselves.   Soccer organizations in the United States, Mexico and Canada have submitted a bid to...

Jamie Nye: North American World Cup should be a guarantee

By Jamie Nye April 11, 2017 - 8:23am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 8:30am

Soccer is growing in North America. You cannot deny that fact and FIFA has definitely noticed.

That's why a U.S., Canada, Mexico joint bid for the 2026 World Cup should...