Tag Archives: Sports

Fun Run Participants Explore Swan River Routes

Submitted by: Keith Immerkar | On Sunday June 4, 2017 78 participants took part in the Swan River Fun Run in 4 different distance events. There was a 1K run around Legion Park for the Pre school kids. Click any picture for a larger version. This was followed by the 5, 10 and 21k events [...]

2017/06/06Local Interest

Season Opener at Swan Valley Stock Car Club

Submitted by: Tanya Cherynk | The Swan Valley Stock Car Club held their season opener on May 20, 2017. It was a great day of racing with new cars out at the track. Click any picture for a larger version. We had over 250 people come out and watch the races! Next race is on [...]

2017/05/31Local Interest

Kal Tire Sponsors Gals Golf Pink Ball Challenge

Submitted by: June McKenzie | Kal Tire sponsored the season’s first Tuesday Nite Gals Golf event, the “Pink Ball Challenge” held on May 23, 2017. Pictured left: The Kal Tire team wearing pink shirts for Cancer. Click any picture for a larger version. Sunny skies shone down on the 43 ladies as their laughter could [...]

2017/05/29Local Interest

High Flying Fun at High School Rodeo

Submitted by: Angela Mullin | The Swan Valley High School rodeo was a huge success again this year, although the weather wasn’t great the participants had a wonderful time in our community. Click any picture for a larger version. The comments to the committee from parents and kids alike were all positive, and they are [...]

2017/05/17Local Interest

Tigers’ Bring a Family Member Bowling Tournament

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 the Special Olympics Manitoba Parkland Region’s Tigers’ Bowling Team wrapped up their season with a Bring a Family Member Bowling Tournament. Six teams competed in the tourney. Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured above: L-R Allison, Skylar, Lucas, Graeme, Justin and Jamie. Swan [...]

2017/05/05Local Interest

Special Olympics Parkland 5 Pin Bowling Tournament

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | On Saturday, April 8th Special Olympics Manitoba Parkland Region held its annual Regional 5 Pin Tournament. 39 bowlers from Swan Valley, Russell and Winnipegosis took part in the 2 shift event at Up Your Alley in Swan River. Click any picture for a larger version. This tournament was a 5 [...]

2017/04/11Local Interest

Novice Mustangs Parkissimo Consolation Champions

Submitted by: Chris Zamzow | The Swan Valley Novice Mustangs faced Roblin in the first round of the Parkissimo consolation side playoffs. The Mustangs defeated Roblin with a pair of solid 14-4 and 11-2 wins over Roblin. Pictured above: Back row L-R: Chris Zamzow, Damian Leask, Peyton Lehmann, Kolby Danielson, Matt Zamzow, Porter Atkinson, Griffin [...]

2017/04/07Local Interest

Turton Headed to Program of Excellence Tournament

Submitted Story | Congrats and good luck to Parkland Bantam AAA Ranger Cole Turton from Swan River. Turton has been selected to take part in the Under 16 Program of Excellence Spring Tournament in Winnipeg on April 6-9, 2017. This tournament is the first step for a tryout for Team Manitoba. It is composed of [...]

2017/04/06Local Interest

20th Anniversary of the Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby

Submitted by: Cory Hurren | Over five hundred people came up to Whitefish Lake on Saturday, March 18, 2017 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Billy Beal Classic Ice Fishing Derby. Click any picture for a larger version. Derby entrants enjoyed the mild weather and were able to catch over twenty fish. The Billy [...]

2017/03/24Local Interest

Great Season for JV Girls Basketball Team

Submitted by: Lise Fraser | The JV Girls had a successful tournament at the Provincial tournament in Altona this past weekend. The Tigers were the youngest team at provincials but set a goal for themselves to be in a final playoff on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The first game of the tournament was against St. [...]

2017/03/23Local Interest

Great Fun at Bring a Staff Member Bowling Competition

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 the Swan Valley Tiger’s Bowling Team and Staff Members participated in the Bring a Staff Member to Bowling Competition at Up Your Alley Bowling Centre. 12 bowlers rolled in the competition. Click any picture for a larger version. Lukas Hensen and Mr. Peter Fleming took [...]

2017/03/23Local Interest

Varsity Girls Basketball Team Finishes 4th in Provincials

Submitted by: Shayne Yaschyshyn | The SVRSS Tigers Varsity Girls Basketball team motored to Winnipeg on March 15th to participate in the 2016/17 MHSAA AAA Varsity Girls Provincial Championships at Calvin Christian Collegiate. Click picture for a larger version. The trip was chronicled by Zoe Winters on Twitter, which kept the team in high spirits. [...]

2017/03/22Local Interest

Swan River Ladies Curling Club Bonspiel Winners

Submitted by: Darlene Beck | The Swan River Ladies Curling Club held their 89th Annual Bonspiel on March 17, 18, & 19, 2017. The theme of the bonspiel was “Welcome to the Jungle” with 4 events taking place over the “wild” weekend. Pictured above: Winners of the first event Sponsored by Rogers Louise Watkins, Candice [...]

2017/03/22Local Interest

Cheetahs Host Successful Competition and Demo

Submitted by: Rhonda Mykula | The Swan Valley Cheetahs Gymnastics Competition and Demo was held Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12, 2017 and was, once again, a great success. Click any picture for a larger version. On Saturday March 11, 2017, the Cheetahs welcomed competitors from across the province, including: Flin Flon’s Flinty’s; Birtle’s [...]

2017/03/16Local Interest

Bonspiel Celebrates 100 Years of Men’s Curling

Submitted by: Gary Slack | Held this past weekend on March 9-12, 2017, with 42 teams competing, the Men’s centennial bonspiel turned out very successful. Everyone enjoyed the format for bonspiel which was pay per end instead of the usual elimination format. Click any picture for a larger version. Thursday night started off with three [...]

2017/03/15Local Interest

Thunder Hill Ski Area Grand Opening and 50th Anniversary

Submitted by: Carolyn Baldwin | On March 4, 2017 approximately 70 people stopped by the Thunder Hill Ski Area to enjoy a beautiful day over looking the Swan River Valley to celebrate the end of an eight year project for the Thunder Hill Ski Club. Pictured above: Long time club member, John Cotton prepares to [...]

2017/03/09Local Interest

Atom “A” Stampeders Win Provincial Gold

Submitted by: Craig Zamzow | On March 3-5, 2017 Swan River hosted the Hockey Manitoba/Cargill Atom A Provincials. The draw was a 5-team round robin and the two top teams would face off Sunday in the Gold Medal game. Click any picture for a larger version. The Stampeders opened with a Friday 11:15AM game vs [...]

2017/03/07Local Interest

Successful Minitonas Skating Carnival Under the Big Top

Submitted by: Laurie Evans Minitonas Skating Club held their annual figure skating carnival on March 3, 2017. “Under the Big Top” was a great success and fun was had by all. Click any picture for a larger version. Thanks to the skaters for putting on a great show and to the parents for all their [...]

2017/03/06Local Interest

JV Girls Basketball Team Wins Provincial Berth

Submitted by: Lise Frazer | On March 2, 2017 the Swan Valley Tigers travelled to Brandon, MB to play Neelin High School for the InterZone championship and a berth at the JV Girls Basketball Provincials. Pictured above: Click for a larger version. Front Row: Erica Sembaluk-Hart, Josie Black, Alison Rowe, Decorbea Fleury, Sabrina Kopecky Back [...]

2017/03/06Local Interest

Tiger Fire Hosts RCMP: Rubber Match in the Cards

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | The Tiger Fire Floor Hockey Team hosted the Swan River RCMP to their 2nd friendly floor hockey game this season on Sunday, Feb 12, 2017. Click any picture for larger version. The RCMP brought their A-game and took a total of 68 shots on Tiger’s goalie Jarret Gingras, scoring 16 [...]

2017/03/02Local Interest

Great Canadian Fun and Bowsman Bonspiel

Submitted by: Alyssa Pitura | The 2017 Bowsman Women’s Curling Bonspiel took place from February 23-26, 2017. Twenty teams participated in the bonspiel that was themed “Celebrating 150 years of all things Canadian!” Click any picture for a larger version. Highlights of the event included a Saturday evening dinner and Canadian Idol entertainment. Fun was [...]

2017/03/01Local Interest

Great Day of Curling at Swan River Junior Bonspiel

Submitted by: Marni Zamzow | Swan River Junior Curling Bonspiel was held Sunday, February 26, 2017. 14 teams participated with 3 teams from the Bowsman Junior Curling Club. Players were from grades 2-9 participating. Click any picture for a larger version. A great day of fun curling and showing off their skills to the big [...]

2017/02/27Local Interest

JV Girls Win the Zone 8 Basketball Championship

Submitted by: Lise Fraser | On February 22, 2017 the JV Girls basketball team travelled to Dauphin for the third and final game of the Zone Championship having split the two previous games. Pictured above: Sabrina Kopecky takes a shot from the perimeter. Click any picture for a larger version. The Tigers had hosted the [...]

2017/02/27Local Interest

Swan Valley Novice Mustangs Win A-side Consolation Final

Submited by: Chris Zamzow | On February 18, 2017 the Swan Valley Novice Mustangs travelled to Roblin to compete in Roblin’s eight team tournament. Click picture for a larger version: Back Row L-R: Matt Zamzow, Peyton Lehmann, Griffin Klatt, Porter Atkinson, Walker Atkinson, Damian Leask Front Row L-R: Bryden Danielson, Parker Hulme, Kennedy Baskier, Austin [...]

2017/02/23Local Interest

Successful 10th Annual Open Bonspiel Held in Benito

Submitted by: Shirley Yaschyshyn | The Benito and District Recreation Centre was busy from February 14 through 19, 2017 where 27 curling teams took part in the 10th Annual Open Bonspiel Pictured above: Kim Pierce from Benito Premium Meats presents the First event trophy to skip Mark Maga, third Glen Maga, second Robert Vessey and [...]

2017/02/22Local Interest

Powell Scores a Spot on Team Manitoba

ValleyBiz Story | For many kids hockey is more than just a passtime – it is a passion pursued with dedication and hard work. For one Swan Valley youth, that commitment has paid off with an spot to represent Manitoba nationally. Photo Source: Pembina Valley Hawks Kaila Powell has been selected to participate on Team [...]

2017/02/21Local Interest

Broncos A Side Champions in Kamsack Tournament

Submitted by: Treena Rooks | On Saturday February 11, 2017 the Swan Valley Broncos took part in the Kamsack Novice Flyers 2017 Invitational Tournament. The Broncos kicked things off bright and early at 9am against the home team Kamsack. Pictured above – left to right: Will Moncrief, Jordan Rooks, Michael Gosselin, Carter Moncrief, Easten Eggie, [...]

2017/02/15Local Interest

Mustangs Undefeated in Moose Novice Winter Classic

Submitted by: Chris Zamzow | The Mustangs travelled to Wawanesa February 11 to compete in a six team novice tournament. A previous commitment left them slightly shorthanded, missing hard charging forward Peyton Lehmann and Coach Tyler Mullin. Back Row: Head Coach Kolby Danielson, Griffin Klatt, Bryden Danielson, Porter Atkinson, Matt Zamzow, Austin Eisner, Coach Chris [...]

2017/02/14Local Interest

Sled for Eternity Rides Through the Beautiful Swan Valley

Submitted by: Kim Lowes | We had an amazing day at our 1st annual Swan River Sled for Eternity! We had 78 registered riders of which 41 were fundraisers! We surpassed our goal of $50,000 and reached over $68,000! Pictured Above: Kim Lowes (left) and Steve Paulson – Teen Challenge Executive Director (right) along with [...]

2017/02/13Local Interest

Tiger Fire Challenge Their Hockey Heroes The Stampeders

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | The Swan Valley Tiger Fire hosted the Swan Valley Stampeders to a Floor hockey game on Sunday, Feb 5, 2017. All of the athletes had a great time playing the game! Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured above: Front row l to r – Andrew Brass, Jarret Gingras, [...]

2017/02/12Local Interest

JV Girls Win 2nd Place at Dauphin Tournament

Submitted by: Lise Fraser | JV Girls Basketball team travelled to Dauphin on February 3 & 4, 2017 to play in the Dauphin Invitational. The Tigers played Minnedosa Collegiate on Friday afternoon and won convincingly with a score of 56-18. Pictured above: Brynlee Spencer steals the ball from a Minnedosa player. Click any picture for [...]

2017/02/10Local Interest

Varsity Boys Take Third in Hoops for Hope Tournament

Submitted by: Kevin Carter | The Swan Valley Tigers Varsity Boys participated in the Linden Christian Hoops for Hope tournament in Winnipeg February 3-5, 2017 and came away with a third place finish in the tournament. File Photo | Courtesy of Rob McDonald The third place game was played against Steinbach Christian High School. We [...]

2017/02/09Local Interest

Atom Stamps win Grub Box Cup!

Submitted by: Craig Zamzow On Feb 3-5, 2017 the Atom A Stampeders travelled to The Pas for the 39th annual Grub Box Cup. Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured above: Back Row: Samantha Jo Moshenko, Crystal Zamzow, Maddix Eisner, Kai Gorchynski, Eli Betcher, Tavyn Boychuk, Christian Hart Middle Row: Comrie Quill, Grace Kirk, [...]

2017/02/08Local Interest

Fantastic Basketball at Swan Valley Credit Union Classic

Submitted by: Shayne Yaschyshyn | The SVRSS gymnasium was the site of some fantastic basketball games this past weekend as the SVRSS Varsity Girls hosted 7 teams from across Manitoba & Saskatchewan for the Swan Valley Credit Union Varsity Classic. Click any picture for a larger version. The following teams motored to Swan River to [...]

2017/02/07Local Interest

SVRSS Varsity Girls 2017 NIT Consolation Champions

Submitted by: Shayne Yaschyshyn | On Friday January 27, 2017 the SVRSS Varsity Girl Tigers motored to Brandon to participate in the Neelin Invitational basketball tournament. File Photo | Courtesy of Rob McDonald On Friday they came up against a very fast and structured opponent from Weyburn Saskatchewan which is a “AAAAA” school. The Tigers [...]

2017/02/03Local Interest

Successful Weekend for SVRSS Varsity Boys Basketball

Submitted by: Kevin Carter | On Friday and Saturday, January 27th and 28th, 2017 the Swan Valley Tigers Varsity Boys team participated in the Neelin Invitational basketball tournament hosted by Neelin High School in Brandon. File Photo | Courtesy of Rob McDonald The format of the tournament was a modified round robin with the SVRSS [...]

2017/02/01Local Interest

Swan River Novice Colts Win Home Tournament

Submitted by: Blaine Campbell | The Swan River Centennial Arena was the place to be over the weekend of January 27-29, 2017 when the host novice teams hosted 8 other teams in the annual Swan River Legion Branch #39 Novice Tournament. Pictured above (Click picture for a larger version): Front Row: Dade Werbicki Middle Row [...]

2017/02/01Local Interest

Swan Valley JV Girls win Gilbert Plains Tournament

Submitted by: Lise Fraser | Swan Valley JV Girls played in the Gilbert Plains Tournament on January 28 and 29, 2017. First game of the day was against Major Pratt School from Russell. Click any picture for a larger version. Above: Brenna Schure took the ball to the hoop against Major Pratt School. The Tigers [...]

2017/01/31Local Interest

Swan Valley JV Girls Win Sabres Invitational

Submitted by: Lise Fraser | The JV Girls Basketball Team travelled to Souris in January 20 and 21, 2017 to take part in the Sabres Invitational Basketball Tournament. Pictured above (click for a larger version): Back row: coach. Lise Fraser, Josie Black, Lauren Klatt, Caitlyn Stewart, Adria Bateman, Ireland Staples, Seanna Stinson Front row: Erica [...]

2017/01/26Local Interest

Team Oryniak Makes Their Mark on Junior Curling

Submitted by: Louise Watkins | Team Oryniak assembled a team of talented young men to curl as a competitive Junior curling team for the 2016-2017 season. Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured above: Team Photo at Canola Junior Berth Spiel, Swan River, MB Left to right: Coach Darren Oryniak, Myles Hunker(Lead), Carter Watkins(Second), [...]

2017/01/24Local Interest

Tiger Varsity Girls Take First at Pizza Place Classic

Submitted by: Shayne Yaschyshyn | The 2017 Pizza Place Invitational Boys & Girls Varsity Basketball Tournament was held in Swan River this past weekend on January 20 and 21, 2017 at the SVRSS. Photos by Rob McDonald Click for a larger version. The tournament is set up as a 4 team round robin with boys [...]

2017/01/23Local Interest

4 Teams Compete in Tiger Fire Floor Hockey Tournament

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | The Swan Valley Tiger Fire Floor Hockey Team invited the Winnipeg Blue Devils, Brandon City Wheat Wings and newly formed Riding Mountain Rebels (of Dauphin/Winnipegosis) to their 3rd Annual Regional Floor Hockey Tournament. Pictured above: Opening Ceremonies on Saturday morning started off with Constable Scott Sherman and Constable Brett Crowley [...]

2017/01/20Local Interest

Swan Valley Tiger Fire Takes On Swan River RCMP

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | On Sunday, January 8, 2017 the Swan River RCMP and the Tiger Fire Floor Hockey team competed in a friendly floor hockey game. Click any picture fora larger image. It was a fast paced, intense game with great action, lots of fun and true sportsmanship-although we did have a few [...]

2017/01/12Local Interest

Swan River Novice Colts Win C-Final in The Pas

Submitted by: Blaine Campbell | Over the weekend of January 6-8, 2017, the Swan River Novice Colts travelled to The Pas to compete in the A&W Funky Threadz Novice Tournament. Click picture for a larger version. After a record of 2 wins and 1 loss in the round robin, the Colts were placed in the [...]

2017/01/10Local Interest

Atom A Stamps Runner-Up in Dauphin

Submitted by: Craig Zamzow | On Dec 9-11, 2016 the Atom A Stampeders attended the Dauphin Atom tournament. Click picture for a larger version. Pictured above: Back Row: Comrie Quill, Eli Betcher, Brady Burghart, Jackson Badowski, Andrew Pidskalny, Maddix Eisner, Crystal Zamzow, Samantha Jo Moshenko Front Row: Tucker Thompson, Christian Hart, Owen Martyniuk, Grace Kirk, [...]

2016/12/14Local Interest

Swan River Novice Colts win Flin Flon Hockey Tournament

Submitted by: Blaine Campbell | On the weekend of December 2-4, 2016, the Swan River Novice Colts travelled to Flin Flon to compete in the Mel Pearson Invitational Novice Hockey Tournament. Pictured above: Front Row (L-R): Ashton Cochrane, Sam Lacasse Middle Row (L-R): Lily Nemetchek, Logan Gray, Nicholas Puchailo, Alex Campbell, Trace Langan Back Row [...]

2016/12/12Local Interest

Sportsmanship, Teamwork & Fun At Skill Development Clinic

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | On Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 the Special Olympics Manitoba Parkland Region held its first Floor Hockey Skill Development Clinic at the Lt. Colonel Barker V. C. School in Dauphin. Click picture for a larger version. The Riding Mountain Rebels comprising of athletes from Winnipegosis and Dauphin and the Swan Valley [...]

2016/12/02Local Interest

Atom Stamps Earn Share of Tourney Title

Submitted by: Craig Zamzow | On Nov. 25-27, 2016 the Swan Valley Atom “A” Stampeders hosted the Atkinson’s Sports Excellence/Pizza Place Atom Tourney. Click any picture for a larger version. Friday afternoon the tourney kicked off with the Taylor School Choir doing a great job singing O Canada, followed by our VIP Ray Atkinson (above) [...]

2016/12/01Local Interest

Swan Valley Tigers Bring a Buddy Tournament

Submitted by: Shirley Todosichuk | The Swan Valley Tiger’s Bowling Team had a great Bring a Buddy Tournament on November 29, 2016 at Up Your Alley in Swan River. Seven teams played the pins and everyone had fun! Click any picture for a larger version. Pictured above (left to right): 2nd place winners, Jamie and [...]

2016/12/01Local Interest

Lots of Selection at Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet

Submitted by: Edgar Yacyshyn | Last Saturday, November 19, 2016, The Swan Valley Snowmobile Association had their first annual Snowmobile Show and Swap Meet. There were plenty of new and used merchandise to choose from. Click any picture for a larger version. Thanks to all the local snowmobile dealers who brought in their machines and [...]

2016/11/21Local Interest