Category: Sask Proud

Wheelchair basketball training

CBC Sports, May 16, 2021 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Saskatchewan wheelchair basketball Paralympic hopefuls Erica Gavel and Nik Goncin are ready to train for their spots on Team Canada.  The two, along with the other members of Team Canada, have gathered in Ontario to train for the upcoming… Continue Reading “Wheelchair basketball training”

Ens Family Story

Canadian Paralympic Committee, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee Nikita Ens and her mom are close. Affectionately referred to as “Mama Bear’, Ens and her mom, Monica, shared their story with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC). “First I’ll just say that Niki is… Continue Reading “Ens Family Story”

Wiens preps for trials

Global Saskatoon, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens Saskatoon’s Rylan Wiens is preparing to compete at the Olympic trials next month. Wiens won bronze earlier this month at the FINA Diving Cup in Tokyo in the men’s 10-metre platform. The medal helped Canada secure… Continue Reading “Wiens preps for trials”

Dornstauder invited to camp

Canada Basketball, May 14, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victor Regina’s Quinn Dornstauder is one of 20 athletes invited by Canada Basketball to attend a Senior Women’s National Team training camp ahead of the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup in June. “Next month’s FIBA Women’s AmeriCup will… Continue Reading “Dornstauder invited to camp”

Gilbert named to Olympics

Softball Canada, May 12, 2021Photo Credit: Softball Canada Jenny Gilbert is among 15 athletes announced Wednesday by Softball Canada to don the red and white at the Tokyo Olympic Games.   Gilbert helped Canada qualify for the Olympics at the 2019 WBSC Americas Qualifier in Surrey, B.C., by finishing… Continue Reading “Gilbert named to Olympics”

Newkirk, Ens nominated

Swimming Canada, May 11, 2021  Nikita Ens is among seven athletes announced Tuesday by Swimming Canada as provisional nominees to the Paralympic team.  Swimming Canada’s Para swimming Selection Committee made the decision after the cancellation of the Paralympic Swimming Trials slated for June. The seven swimmers… Continue Reading “Newkirk, Ens nominated”

Dornstauder eyes Olympics

CTV Regina, May 10, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Regina’s Quinn Dornstauder is ready for the call to represent Canada in Tokyo.  Playing with Basketball Canada for the last eight seasons, Dornstauder is on the shortlist for Team Canada’s roster at the Tokyo Olympic Games in July.  A… Continue Reading “Dornstauder eyes Olympics”

Bronze for Wiens

Olympic.ca, May 4, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens In a terrific performance at the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, Rylan Wiens had what he’s calling “probably the best event of my life,” as he set a personal best, claimed bronze and secured a spot for Canada at… Continue Reading “Bronze for Wiens”

Borgerson Tokyo bound

Canadian Olympic Committee, May 4, 2021 Rockglen’s Lisa Borgerson has been selected to accompany women’s 10-metre air pistol athlete Lynda Kiejko —the lone member of Canada’s shooting team— at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.   Borgerson previously coached the Canadian team at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.  Read more… Continue Reading “Borgerson Tokyo bound”

Molleken heads to qualifier

Baseball Canada, April 29, 2021Photo Credit: Canadian Olympic Committee/Christopher Morris Canada will open the WBSC Baseball America’s Olympic Qualifier on May 31 against Colombia with Saskatoon pitcher Dustin Molleken on the roster.   The eight-team tournament will take place in Palm Beach and St. Lucie, Florida. Canada is in… Continue Reading “Molleken heads to qualifier”