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Saskatoon forward Lucas Turple celebrates immediately after scoring on a 2-0 breakaway in the second period of Wednesday's gold medal game at the Civic Centre. Saskatoon beat Prairie Central 6-4.
Saskatoon forward Lucas Turple celebrates immediately after scoring on a 2-0 breakaway in the second period of Wednesday's gold medal game at the Civic Centre. Saskatoon beat Prairie Central 6-4. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Sask. Winter Games: Saskatoon tops Prairie Central for gold in male hockey

By Nathan Kanter
February 21, 2018 - 6:07pm

Six different goal scorers helped Saskatoon take down Prairie Central 6-4 in the Saskatchewan Winter Games male hockey gold medal game on Wednesday afternoon at the Civic Centre.

Team Saskatoon was all smiles after capturing the gold medal in the men's curling final Wed. at the Sask. Winter Games in North Battleford. The Saskatoon foursome defeated Rivers West 6-4 in the final.
Team Saskatoon was all smiles after capturing the gold medal in the men's curling final Wed. at the Sask. Winter Games in North Battleford. The Saskatoon foursome defeated Rivers West 6-4 in the final. Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Saskatoon captures curling gold at Sask. Winter Games

By Roger White
February 21, 2018 - 5:00pm

It was a seesaw battle between two great teams, but in the end Team Saskatoon squeezed out a 6-4 win over Rivers West to claim the gold medal in the men’s curling competition at the Sask. Winter Games.  

Prairie Central speed skater Daniel Pauli won the 3000-metre race on Wednesday, one of his three gold medals and five total medals of his Saskatchewan Winter Games.
Prairie Central speed skater Daniel Pauli won the 3000-metre race on Wednesday, one of his three gold medals and five total medals of his Saskatchewan Winter Games. Jeff D'Andrea/paNOW Staff

Prairie Central shines in speed skating

By Jeff D'Andrea
February 21, 2018 - 5:00pm

The Prairie Central district was downright dominant at the speed skating events for the Saskatchewan Winter Games. Of the 10 speed skating events held at the Battleford Arena Monday to Wednesday, Prairie Central teamed up for six golds and 12 total medals.

Kaleb Clayton, from Prince Albert, right, receives a little direction from the Lakeland district team's assistant coach Bryce Elliott, Tuesday.
Kaleb Clayton, from Prince Albert, right, receives a little direction from the Lakeland district team's assistant coach Bryce Elliott, Tuesday. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Games a big first step for young gymnasts

By Angela Brown
February 21, 2018 - 8:30am

When they aren't buckling down perfecting their routines, gymnasts from across the province taking part in the Saskatchewan Winter Games in North Battleford have been enjoying the atmosphere of the games.

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