Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals Team Calambre
Regina Baton Twirling

Nominated by Saskatchewan Baton Twirling Association

  • Represented Canada at the World Baton Twirling Federation World Championship, placing fourth out of 11 teams.
  • There were 17 countries represented at the event.
  • Traditionally, Canada has come in fifth at the event so finishing fourth is considered a significant accomplishment.
  • Each country is allowed to send only one team if they meet scoring standards.
Read the Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals Team Calambre's feature story here

Team Saskatchewan Baseball Saskatoon Baseball
Nominated by Baseball Sask

  • Won the gold medal at the Baseball Canada Cup after defeating Team British Columbia 6-1.
  • Team member Brody Frerichs of Muenster received the Rawlings Top Hitter Award.
  • It was the first time Saskatchewan has won the title since 1994 and the province remains one of only four provinces to have won the cup (BC, Ontario, Quebec).

Read Team Saskatchewan Baseball's feature story here

Saskatoon Basketball

Nominated by University of Saskatchewan

  • Defeated the Ryerson Rams 85-71 to win the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Women's Basketball championship for the first time in team history.
  • Won the Canada West title by defeating the University of Regina 73-62.
  • During the regular season, the Huskies finished first in the Pioneer Division with an 18-2 record, starting the season on a 16-game winning streak.
  • Dalyce Emmerson of the Huskies was named the CIS Championship MVP and earned an All-Star nod. Teammate Laura Dally was also named an All-Star. At the Huskies Athletics Awards, Dally was named Female Athlete of the Year, Emmerson was named All-Round Female Athlete and Lisa Thomaidis was named Coach of the Year.
Read the University of Saskatchewan Huskies Women's Basketball Team's feature story here

Saskatoon Hilltops Saskatoon Football
Nominated by Football Saskatchewan
  • Won their third consecutive Canadian Junior Football League Canadian Bowl by defeating the Westshore Rebels 37-25. Two Hilltops' players were recognized for their efforts: Logan Fisher (Offensive MVP) and Cody Peters (Defensive MVP).
  • To advance to the finals, defeated the Regina Thunder 25-24 in the Prairie Football Conference (PFC) semi-final and then beat the Calgary Colts 43-31 in the PFC Championship.
  • Topped the PFC regular season standings with an 8-1 record, finishing first in points for (344) and points against (154).
Saskatoon Selects Saskatoon Softball
Nominated by Softball Saskatchewan
  • Won the gold medal at the Under-18 A Boys Canadian Softball Championships, competing against 10 teams from six provinces.
  • Jordan Hudson was named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the championship round and was selected as Top Pitcher and MVP in the preliminary round, while outfielder Jordan Valcamp was named an All-Star.
  • Won the silver medal at the U18 A Boys Provincial Softball Championships.
Team Mitchell Dales U18 Wadena Curling
Nominated by CURLSASK
  • Defeated Quebec 7-6 to win gold for Saskatchewan at the Optimist U18 International Curling Championship, which included 12 teams. Saskatchewan scored a single in the ninth end to pull out the victory.
  • Saskatchewan defeated Manitoba 6-5 in the semi-final to advance. Saskatchewan went 5-0 in the round robin, defeating Minnesota (4-3), Japan (6-3), New Brunswick (7-3), Ontario (7-1) and British Columbia (5-4).
  • Finished second at the Ramada Hotels U18 Provincial Curling Championship, losing to Team Ryan Kleiter 6-1 in the final. However, Kleiter's team was unable to compete in the Optimist U18 International Curling Championship due to a scheduling conflict, which allowed Dales' team to compete.














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