Provincial Sports News

Darrell Davis: Tuning into the Masters

By Darrell Davis April 6, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: April 6, 2017 - 9:00am

This is the one weekend every year when I want it to snow in Saskatchewan. Blizzard. Snowstorm. Rain. Wind. Anything. Bring it on!

It's the Masters weekend. If the...

The Regina Pats are expecting a hard hitting round two series against the Swift Current Broncos.

Pats have 'little things to improve on' before Swift Current matchup

By Arielle Zerr April 6, 2017 - 6:43am Updated: April 6, 2017 - 6:45am

The Regina Pats got by the Calgary Hitmen with relative ease, but it’s expected to be a completely different series against the Swift Current Broncos.

The Pats finished...

Darrell Davis: Simms nearly came to Saskatchewan

By Darrell Davis April 5, 2017 - 9:00am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 9:15am

With Phil Simms evidently heading to pasture as a football broadcaster, it's fun to recall that the former NFL quarterback nearly joined the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders....

Jamie Nye: His Master's Voice going silent ends a chapter from my youth

By Jamie Nye April 5, 2017 - 8:54am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 9:00am

Walking through the mall, it was the first time I've seen the gates up and the windows blacked out for HMV.

Sad.

It's where I bought my first album.

Heck,...

Wray Morrison: The NHL's Olympic power play

By Wray Morrison April 4, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 11:49am

The fans don't like it. The NHL players' association doesn't like it. The International Ice Hockey Federation doesn't like it. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) doesn't...

Jamie Nye: IOC, NHL both to blame as fans lose again

By Jamie Nye April 4, 2017 - 8:05am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 8:15am

Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, Patrick Laine, Jack Eichel are must-see budding stars for the NHL.

What better place to get worldwide exposure for these players than...

Darrell Davis: Clearing the ice for the amateurs

By Darrell Davis April 4, 2017 - 8:00am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 8:15am

NHL players are unhappy their league won't take a break in February so they can participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

With all due respect, they shouldn't have been...

The Canadian Mixed Doubles Curling Championship returns to Saskatoon for a second straight year in 2017.

Mixed Doubles Curling Championship rolls into Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt April 4, 2017 - 7:53am Updated: April 4, 2017 - 7:53am

Some of the country’s best curlers are descending on Saskatoon as the Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship gets underway this week.   Thirty-two teams, each made up of a man and...

Jamie Nye: Flames using oldest trick in the book for a new stadium

By Jamie Nye April 3, 2017 - 7:29am Updated: April 3, 2017 - 7:30am

It's becoming a tired trend in sports.

The threat to move a team when the billionaires don't get their way to have taxpayers pay for a new palace for their sports team...

Darrell Davis: The generosity of a Saskatchewan village

By Darrell Davis April 3, 2017 - 7:17am Updated: April 3, 2017 - 7:30am

Drake, Sask. was not really named after the Canadian rapper of the same name.

That was my opening joke during a sports banquet on the weekend in the village. The 230...

Dozens of fans lined up at noon for Pats playoff tickets when they went on sale March 31, 2017.

Pats fans line up for round two playoff tickets

By Arielle Zerr March 31, 2017 - 4:19pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 4:30pm

It’s a week away, and we still don’t know who the opponent will be, but that didn’t stop Pats fans from lining up for tickets Friday afternoon.

Regina swept the Calgary...

Regina Pats celebrate goal in Game Two of first round series vs. Calgary Hitmen

Regina Pats advance with sweep of Calgary

By Jamie Nye March 30, 2017 - 9:58pm Updated: March 30, 2017 - 10:00pm

The Regina Pats strong second period vaulted them to complete the sweep of the Calgary Hitmen in the first round of the WHL Playoffs.

Calgary came out strong looking to...

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