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REPORT: Andrew Albers to sign in South Korea

Right now North Battleford's Andrew Albers is at home but he could soon be very very far away.

Albers is currently working with the Cameco Dream and Believe camp as it travels across the province, but once that is done he could be looking for a place to live in South Korea.

Sask. born MLB pitcher kicks off cross-province baseball tour


The first Saskatchewan-born Major League Baseball player in 21 years is back in the province this month, spreading a message of hard work and perseverance to students.

Morgan Klimchuk working to round out his game

It hasn't been the easiest of years for Pats forward Morgan Klimchuk.

The Calgary Flames draft pick has missed a number of games due to injury, the latest he suffered during the CHL Super Series against the Russian National Junior Team. Klimchuk left team WHL with an abdominal injury that kept him out of action for just over a month.

Corey Chamblin named as finalist for CFL Coach of the Year

He helped bring home the fourth Grey Cup in Roughrider history, and now Coach Corey Chamblin is a finalist for the CFL Coach of the Year.

Chamblin’s competition for the award includes Hamilton Tiger-Cats Coach Kent Austin and Calgary’s John Hufnagel.

Only five Roughrider coaches have ever been named as the Coach of the Year in the league’s history.

The man chosen as the top head coach will be honoured at the annual luncheon on February 5 in Ottawa.

Photos: Saskatoon Blades get a visit from rocker

Blue Rodeo's Jim Cuddy was out for a weekend skate with the Saskatoon Blades.

The WHL team held an outdoor event at Saskatoon's St. George school on Jan. 19.

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Division-leading Wheat Kings beat Blades 4-3

Despite a valiant effort from the young Saskatoon Blades, the bridge city boys couldn't stop the division-leading Wheat Kings, falling 4-3 Saturday night.

In front of more than 4,280 fans at Credit Union Centre, North Battleford's Andrew Albers took part in the ceremonial face-off. The Blades looked to keep the crowd on its side with a fast start but Brandon put on the pressure early.

Sask. major leaguer says he knows the province is behind every pitch

Thousand cheered as Saskatchewan’s own major-league pitcher, Andrew Albers, stepped on the ice at the Credit Union Centre for the ceremonial puck drop, ahead of Saturday’s WHL matchup.

The 28-year-old, North Battleford product said he’s experienced a whirlwind of attention after his debut season in Major League Baseball with the Minnesota Twins.

“Once I got called up I really felt like the province was behind me. I got a lot of great messages and it's been a great feeling coming back,” said Albers.

Klimchuk hattrick powers Pats over Prince Albert

It was a night of redemption for the Regina Pats.

One night after an effort Head Coach Malcolm Cameron called heartless; the Pats bounced back with a 4-2 win over the Prince Albert Raiders. The win actually marks the first time the Queen City Kids have beaten the team from Northern Saskatchewan.

Blades battle Raiders to a 3-1 win

The Saskatoon Blades kicked off a very special weekend at Credit Union Centre with a 3-1 win over division rivals, Prince Albert on Friday night.

Sporting the 50th anniversary jerseys, Saskatoon drew first blood with a goal from Cory Millette with six minutes left in the first period giving the boys in blue the coveted first lead.

Then it turned into a tennis match between the two, with no goals scored in the second period, but both teams combining for 43 shots in the last two 40 minutes.
 

Pats lifeless in 6-1 loss to Kootenay

All week the talk was about the Pats having a chance to take the lead in the WHL’s East Division, instead everything came crashing down as Kootenay iced the Pats 6-1.

Much of the talk this week also surrounded the Pats desire to ‘Pack the Dome,’ well Head Coach Malcolm Cameron had a similar way to describe his team’s effort on Friday night.

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