Category: Sask Proud

Priddell preps for Tokyo

Global News Saskatoon, July 6, 2021 Photo Credit: Dan Robichaud for Canadian Artistic Swimming Regina’s Kenzie Priddell will be only the second Saskatchewan athlete to attend the Olympics as part of the artistic swimming team when she travels to Tokyo as an alternate.  “It’s going to the highlight of… Continue Reading “Priddell preps for Tokyo”

Wiens achieves dream

Saskatoon StarPhoenix, July 6, 2021Photo Credit: Diving Canada Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens accomplished a nearly decade-long dream by recently qualifying for a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the men’s 10-metre platform event.  It’s an accomplishment that he and long-time coach Mary Carroll of the Saskatoon… Continue Reading “Wiens achieves dream”

Wiens headed to Tokyo, July 1, 2021Photo credit: Diving Canada, Francois Mittens Pike Lake’s Rylan Wiens has booked his ticket to Tokyo after capturing second place at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials and clinching one of two men’s 10-metre platform spots for the 2020 Olympics. Wiens earned… Continue Reading “Wiens headed to Tokyo”

Boudreau Tokyo bound

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask Sport To come from Regina and to be the first FIFA assistant referee coming out of the province is a very wonderful experience. Regina soccer referee CHANTAL BOUDREAU Traditionally, referees prefer to fly under the radar.   But after being named… Continue Reading “Boudreau Tokyo bound”

Wylie gets Olympic shot

Kevin Mitchell, StarPhoenix, June 25, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory The invite-only Canadian Olympic Track & Field Trials take flight this week in Montreal with seven Saskatchewan athletes competing in events.  Elstow’s Payne Wylie, a hurdler, is one of them. Wylie received the invitation earlier… Continue Reading “Wylie gets Olympic shot”

Shishkin provides medical support

CBC Saskatchewan, June 18, 2021Photo Credit: Canada Basketball / Victory Saskatoon’s Rhonda Shishkin has travelled the Globe with the Canadian Senior Women’s National Team and, now, the physiotherapist will join the team at the Tokyo Olympic Games.  Shishkin, who works at Craven Sport Services as the Director of Physiotherapy, has most recently… Continue Reading “Shishkin provides medical support”

Priddell named alternate

Canadian Olympic Committee, June 2, 2021 Photo Credit: Dan Robichaud for Canadian Artistic Swimming Regina’s Kenzie Priddell was named an alternate for the artistic swimming team nominated to represent Canada at the Tokyo Games.  The eight team members named to the team are experienced with seven returning from the… Continue Reading “Priddell named alternate”

Wiens eyes Tokyo

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto Credit: Diving Canada/Francois Mittens From when I was just young, I had dreamed of going to the Olympics. If I actually made it, that would be a dream come true. Saskatchewan-based diver Rylan Wiens They say good things… Continue Reading “Wiens eyes Tokyo”

Lyles invited camp

Canada Basketball, May 28, 2021 Photo Credit: 154781103 © publicdomainstockphotos | Saskatoon-born Trey Lyles is one of 21 athletes who accepted an invitation to attend Canada’s Senior Men’s National Team training camp ahead of the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  The team will hold camp in… Continue Reading “Lyles invited camp”

Heroux Tokyo bound

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto Credit: CBC Sports I’ll never forget walking there and seeing the rings for the first time Saskatoon’s own Devin Heroux soon to get second Olympic experience  With a booming social media profile, Saskatchewanian Devin Heroux has emerged as a… Continue Reading “Heroux Tokyo bound”