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The University of Winnipeg Huskies and Westmen women’s basketball teams entered their weekend game as the only two undefeated teams in Canada West, but both suffered their first loss of the season.

Winnipeg’s winning streak lasted one game longer than Saskatchewan’s (11-1) as the home side defeated the Huskies 72-64 on Friday. Carly Ahlstrom of Saskatchewan had a game-high 29 points in the loss.

The Huskies got their revenge the next night, taking a 37-25 halftime lead en route to a 69-53 victory led by 16 points from Andrea Dodig.

On the men’s side, Alexander Dewar scored a game-high 34 points Friday night as the visiting Huskies (8-4) edged the Wesmen 91-71. Dewar followed up that performance with 23 points on Saturday, but the Huskies were unable to overcome a 28-10 first quarter deficit and ultimately lost the game 86-78.


A pair of wins over the host University of Manitoba Bisons helped the Saskatchewan women’s volleyball team improve to a 10-2 record in Canada West, the best in the East Division and the second overall.

The Huskies won 3-2 on Friday (22-25, 25-22, 22-25,25-9 and 15-12) and followed that up with a straight-set victory on Saturday, winning 3-0 (25-13, 25-19 and 25-10).

Men’s action saw the Huskies (6-6) earn a 3-2 win on Friday (23-25, 25-19, 18-25, 25-22 and 15-7), but unfortunately the team lost 3-0 (22-25, 14-25 and 23-25) on Saturday.



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Nine wrestlers from the University of Saskatchewan Huskies battled their way to a spot on the podium at the University of Alberta Golden Bear Open event this weekend.

Donovan Neudorf (men’s 61kg division), Ayobami Peluola (men’s 65kg) and Carson Lee (men’s 82kg) all won gold, while Sue Ann Harms (women’s 53kg) and Cole Sanderson (men’s 72kg) won gold. won silver and Max Meekins (68 kg men), Johnathan Risto (72 kg men), Bohdan Titorenko (76 kg men) and Aleksander Eisler (90 kg men) all took bronze.

The men’s team won the team title with 52 points, while the women finished fifth with 12 points.

Saskatchewan teams start Scotties 1-1

Representing Saskatchewan, Penny Barker from Moose Jaw opened the Scotties Tournament of Hearts with a 9-7 loss to #1 Wildcard team Tracey Fleury in the third draw on Saturday. The team then picked up its first victory in Sunday’s Draw 5, winning 8-6 over Sarah Hill of Newfoundland/Labrador.

Meanwhile, Regina’s Chelsea Carey team, playing as the #2 Wildcard team, lost Friday’s opener to Krista McCarville of Northern Ontario before winning against Brigitte MacPhail of Nunavut 12 -7 in draw 3.

Next up for the two Pool A teams is a match against each other in Monday’s First 7 Draw.

Round robin play ends Thursday with tiebreakers (if necessary) and playoffs scheduled for Friday. The final is scheduled for February 6.

Warman Wildcats remain atop SMAAAHL standings

With a 28-5-0-1 record, the Warman Wildcats sit first in the Saskatchewan Men’s AAA Hockey League standings, helped by a pair of wins over the Swift Current Legionnaires this weekend, including a 4-1 win on Friday and 5-1 on Saturday.


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Close behind in second place are the Saskatoon Blazers, who improved to 25-7-0-1 after beating the Notre Dame Hounds 4-2 on Saturday. Both teams were also scheduled to play Sunday night.

Meanwhile, the Saskatoon Contacts are sixth in the standings with a 19-9-0-6 record. The Contacts faced the Estevan Bears for a double-header over the weekend, losing 6-1 on Saturday and earning a 6-5 shootout victory on Sunday.

Saskatoon Stars have a weekend of mixed results

Twenty-two games into their season in the Saskatchewan Female Midget AAA Hockey League, the Saskatoon Stars are right in the middle of the standings in fourth place with an 11-8-1-2 record.

On Saturday, the Stars beat the Weyburn Gold Wings 5-0 as Tora Ward stopped all 26 shots faced to record his second shutout of the season, but the team lost 3-2 to the Notre Dame Hounds in overtime on Sunday. .



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