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High Voltage Classic celebrates 29 years

Saskatoon ball hockey fans came out in droves over the weekend for the 29th annual High Voltage Classic games.

Players of all ages competed through the night outside city hall in the 36 hour tournament to raise money for the Chromes and Colitis Foundation of Canada.

Reigning champions, three years running, the Bedford Boys have been a part of the tournament for 23 years.

Armed robbery in Saskatoon

Saskatoon Police are looking for a man after an armed robbery early Sunday morning.

At around 3:50 a.m. police were called to a business on the 300 block of Idylwyld Drive North.

Police said that a man had entered the business with a dark scarf covering his face. He brandished a knife and demanded money from the stuff before fleeing the scene.

Huskies faceoff against Golden Bears in the CIS University Cup Final

Two Canada-West teams will decide the 2014 CIS University Cup Sunday at Credit Union Centre.

The University of Saskatchewan Huskies will look to end a 32-year drought hoisting the national championship after beating the Ontario University Champions the Windsor Lancers 9-0 Saturday night.

Huskies head coach Dave Adolph assessed his feelings over his team’s most dominant and relentless victory of the season.

Alberta punches ticket to Sunday's national championship

The University of Alberta Golden Bears punched its ticket to Sunday’s CIS University Cup final with a 3-2 double-overtime win over the McGill Redmen.

A scoreless stalemate was broken in the second period by Kruise Reddick nearly midway through the second period. A few minutes later the Redmen came storming back with pressure and a goal by Guillaume Langeleri-Parent setting up a tense third period in Pool A final.

Damon Bennett brings veteran work program word to Saskatoon

When he's not getting ready to host his first solo renovation show, contractor and HGTV network star Damon Bennett is working to create job opportunities for Canada's working veterans.

The construction celebrity, famous for being the right hand man of Mike Holmes, was in Saskatoon Saturday to discuss his new project.

"Our last troops have come back (from Afghanistan) and there's a huge work force that needs to get to work,” Bennett said. “Part of dealing with PTSD is getting back to work."

Single vehicle crash in Saskatoon injures two, restricts traffic on Hart Road

Two people are in a Saskatoon hospital in stable condition after an early morning crash near Tommy Douglas Collegiate.

Police were called to Hart Rd. at around 2:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Initial reports from police said four people were taken to hospital.

Police later clarified that the driver and front passenger were uninjured in the crash. The two rear passengers were sent to hospital with injuries. Both are listed in stable condition.

Hulak lifts Huskies over Acadia 3-2

Derek Hulak said his game-winning-goal Friday night against Acadia ranks right at the top in his career.

“I’ve been fortunate enough to play on some good teams and hosting the national championship is a whole new level,” Hulak said after the University of Saskatchewan Huskies defeated the Atlantic University Champions Acadia 3-2.

“We knew we had to win this game and it feels good to get the win.”

Saskatoon businesses react to commuter bridge news

Clay Dowling doesn't mind buying equipment to keep up with growth.

But gridlock in Saskatoon's North End has Ghost Transportation Services spending money just to keep things running smoothly. 

"We've had to add two pieces of equipment just to meet our current demands -- never mind any growth demands -- based on traffic congestion," he said at a luncheon held by the North Saskatoon Business Association (NSBA).

McGill ousts Carleton at CIS University Cup, 3-2

The McGill Redmen delivered the knockout punch ousting the Carleton Ravens 3-2 from the PotashCorp University Cup Friday.

“I’m very proud of our group of young men who put Carleton on the map of CIS hockey,” head coach Marty Johnston said after the loss. “We lost to two very good teams, give them credit they have a rich history and they’re been here before but at the end of the day I wouldn’t change anything.”

Sask. woman proud of sister with Down syndrome

Mar. 21 is World Down Syndrome Day, and a Saskatoon woman is taking time to reflect on the chromosomal condition that makes her sister special.

Alex Stang's 22-year-old sister Julie has Down syndrome, a genetic disorder which occurs when the 21st chromosome is tripled instead of doubled. Although it causes varying degrees of intellectual and physical disabilities, Stang said in many ways, her sister is just like anyone else.

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