After one look at the weather forecast that brought wet snow, Regina Minor Softball pushed the start of its season back one week.
Armand Jeannot is the Vice President of the club. He said that the weather will cooperate for their first-planned game of the season on May 3. Luckily, the weather so far has allowed for some preparations to be made including installing the sprinklers in the field and adding a level amount of shale to the infield diamond.
"Now it's a matter of just cleaning up garbage and dragging infields a little bit," he said.
CEO Zane Hansen confirmed that the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) will extend its sponsorship of the Dakota Dunes Open for three more years. Hansen made the announcement at a news conference in Saskatoon on Monday.
“We’re thrilled about our continued relationship with SIGA as the Title Partner of the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open presented by SaskTel,” said PGA Tour Canada President Jeff Monday. “We are also extremely pleased to have SaskTel’s continued support as the Presenting Partner and communications provider of the tournament," he said.
Prince Albert Mintos forward Dakota Boutin scored the first goal of the 2014 Telus Cup national midget AAA championship on Monday.
After Sunday’s game, Boutin can also say he scored the last.
The 16-year-old winger for Moosomin was the triple overtime hero Sunday as the Mintos beat les Grenadiers de Châteauguay 4-3 in the longest game ever in Telus Cup history—108 minutes and 36 seconds long.
Spring has teed off for some Regina golfers as the city's golf courses finally begin to open for the season.
The Royal Regina Golf Club opened up its full 18-hole course on Friday with many golfers taking full advantage, chomping at the bit to get out there and take their first swing.
“We’ve been counting the days,” said Doug Rogers.
He joked he was playing hooky to come out and hit some balls on a warm Friday afternoon, adding that he’s usually at the course three times a week. He’s quick to make fun of his skill as a golfer.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have added another quarterback ot their stable.
The team announced on Friday that they've signed import quarterback Adam Weber. The pivot joins the green and white after three years on NFL practice rosters. In 2011, Weber was with the Denver Broncos followed by two seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
A week after the championship quarterback re-signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, there are reports out as to how much Darian Durant is being paid.
A Winnipeg Sun reporter has said Durant's new contract is worth $190,000. However, the article also reported that Durant got a signing bonus of $225,000.
If the report is correct, the Rider's quarterback's salary is far less than the top CFL salary of the B.C. Lion's Travis Lulay, reported at $450,000.
Less than 12 months after the Brodsky family sold the Saskatoon Blades to Edmonton’s Mike Priestner, the Regina Pats' Russ Parker could be the next owner passing the torch.
Heard first on CKOM’s The GreenZone, Parker has since publicly announced his intentions to sell the historic franchise to Queen City Sports and Entertainment headed by Anthony Marquart.
A little more is known about the group hoping to the buy the Regina Pats.
On Wednesday current team owner Russ Parker announced that he plans on selling the WHL team to Queen City Sports and Entertainment, headed up by Anthony Marquart. We also learned that day that former Pats goalie and current owner of Speers Funeral Chapel Todd Lumbard is also a part of the group.
A professional umpire from Regina is set to make his Major League Baseball debut Friday night.
Stu Scheurwater is getting the call up from the minor leagues, where he’s currently working in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League, to work the three-game series in Los Angeles as the Dodgers host the Colorado Rockies.
“I think you’re only human to be a little nervous,” Scheurwater said in the days before his debut.
A new era in Regina Pats hockey will soon be dawning.
On Wednesday team owner Russ Parker officially announced what the Green Zone told you first on Tuesday: he's selling the team to a group of local investors lead by Anthony Marquart, the president of Queen City Sports and Entertainment.
The sale isn't official just yet, as it has to be approved by the WHL Board of Governors at a special meeting. That is scheduled for next Wednesday.