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Saturday, February 22, 2020
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Southwest Booster Staff

Southwest Booster Staff
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Seven members of Swift Current Christian Taekwondo participated in the 50th Annual Chun’s Taekwondo Memorial Championship on February 15 in Edmonton, bringing home five gold and five silver medals in sparring and poomsae (forms). “Our students really stepped up to the plate,” says chief instructor, Gary Voysey. “Competition was tough—the courage and effort that came through this weekend was really impressive.”
The Swift Current Barracuda Swim Club is excited to welcome new Head Coach Homayoun (Homie) Haghighi Jadid. The Barracudas know he will be a great addition to the team and to the community of Swift Current. He will take over for long time Swift Current swim Coach Jackie Powell, who so graciously stepped up to coach the club while he worked...
The Swift Current City RCMP is requesting assistance from the public. On February 12, 2020 between 8:15 and 8:45 p.m. at the Fairview East Hockey Arena, an unknown individual(s) entered the change rooms and went through the kids’ hockey bags and clothes while the kids were playing hockey. A number of cell phones, earbuds, cash, wallets and clothes were taken. The...
The Swift Current 14U Black Female Junior SunDogs placed second at Sask Cup 1 this past weekend in Saskatoon. The SunDogs finished 3-1 in the round robin on Saturday. They opened up pool play with a loss to the Estevan Extreme Storm (19-25, 17-25). They went on to post wins over Regina QCVC (25-21,...
Most of our senior basketball league games wrapped up last week. Maple Creek boys beat Gull Lake (57-52). Swift Current boys defeated Vanguard (75-20) and Frontier boys lost to Shaunavon (69-61). The Maple Creek girls lost to Swift Current (55-26) and Shaunavon girls won over Herbert (59-39).  Top boy scorers in last week’s games - Gull...
The Cypress Motors/Subway (Rumpel) and RBC Dominion Securities (Haichert) rinks now lead the Swift Current Curling Club - Innovation Credit Union Super League after two weeks with 2-0 records. February 6 results: Quintin defeated Therrien Construction (Dixon); Cypress Motors/Subway (Rumpel) defeated B&A Petroleum/Nitro Millwright (Seidler); ACT Sliders (Cornelson) defeated ACT Sliders (Chambers); RBC Dominion Securities...
Now that exam week is done, there is one set of regularly scheduled senior basketball league games left before playoffs. The standings have not changed since before exams.  On February 4, Gull Lake boys and Swift Current girls are in Maple Creek. Swift Current boys will be in Vanguard and Shaunavon boys in Frontier. Shaunavon girls will travel to Maple Creek. There...
In the afternoon of January 28, 2020, an off-duty RCMP officer spotted three vehicles driving at a high rate of speed east on Highway 1 towards Swift Current, SK. The three vehicles appeared to be travelling together as they were driving in close proximity, in the same direction and at the same high rate of speed. Swift...
15U Junior SunDogs
The 15U Yellow Female Junior SunDogs volleyball team finished with a 4-4 match record at Sask Cup #1 in Saskatoon over the weekend. The 15U SunDogs, coached by Hayley German, finished with a 1-4 record on Saturday, including a trio of three-set matches to conclude the day. They lost their opening matches to the...
It was a successful opening day for Cabri’s Shaun Meachem at the 2020 SaskTel Tankard Men’s Provincial in Melville on Wednesday. The Meachem rink defeated Regina’s Samuel Wills 7-1 in eight ends to open the provincial championship. Meachem will face Langenburg’s Kody Hartung on Thursday morning.


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