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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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We had 24 runners (midget to senior) qualify for SHSAA provincials in Prince Albert on October 12, though only 16 runners were able to attend.  In the team event, SCCHS placed seventh in the 5A category.  Our Senior Boys combined score got them into the top 10 in the province (ninth place finish). In...
The early returns on the Swift Current Broncos 2019 draft class seem promising after six prospects were named to their three respective provincial teams for the upcoming WHL Cup, which will be held from October 23-27 in Calgary. Team BC will feature both of the Broncos first-round selections. 13th overall pick Mathew Ward and 21st overall pick Tyson Jugnauth...
The South West Athletic Conference held its Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Oct. 5. The races took place at the Miry Creek Golf Course in Cabri. 116 runners, from grades 4-12, took part in the event. SWAC had 24 runners (midget to senior) qualify for SHSAA provincials in Prince Albert on October 12, though not all runners are able to go...
SUBMITTED On October 5 at Perry Field in Swift Current, the Herbert Laurels men's and women's soccer teams hosted a three-team 7v7 soccer tournament aptly named the Southwest 7s Cup. Men's and women's teams from Maymont and LCBI came to compete in the first 7v7 tournament hosted in the Southwest. The first games...
The stage of the Lyric Theatre will feature live theatre tonight when a nine performance run of Almost, Maine by John Cariani begins. Almost, Maine is the kick off performance of the second season of the Lyric Theatre’s Sparks in the Dark series. The production is directed by Gord McCall, Artistic...
Travel is not recommended tonight across the entire Southwest by the Highway Hotline operated by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure. Heavy snow and high winds throughout Sunday impacted visibility on highways, and as the day progressed snow began to accumulate on roadways in the Southwest. Environment Canada had placed...
Environment Canada has released an updated Winter Storm Warning for the Southwest, with snowfall totals as high of 30 centimetres possible tonight and through Sunday. In Saskatchewan, the warning of hazardous winter conditions is taking aim at the Southwest, with the worst conditions expected south of Swift Current and west of Assiniboia overnight and...
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Southwest Saskatchewan advising of a significant early fall snowfall this weekend. Environment Canada is advising that a major early-season snowstorm is expected to impact Alberta and Southwest Saskatchewan beginning Saturday afternoon. Snowfall totals on Saturday are expected to be minimal as a result of snow...
Canadian rock icons Prism along with Lee Aaron will share the concert stage in Swift Current on November 15. The 80s rock superstars will be showcased during a classic rock double bill at the Living Sky Casino on Friday, November 15. Prism was among the most popular Canadian groups in the...
The Southwest has three of the five wildlife management zones the province is most interested in taking a closer look for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The province is hoping Southwest hunters in wildlife management zones 9, 10 and 2W will submit all mule deer and white-tailed deer heads for testing for CWD this hunting...

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