Sports News Archives for 2019-07

Extreme Hockey School Tenative Schedule

There is less than two weeks to go before the start of the Extreme Hockey school at the Whitney Forum.


This will be the 20th year in operation and once again Head Coach and GM of the Flin Flon Bombers, Mike Reagan will be the head instructor.


The school will start on Monday August the 12th and here is the schedule:


9-10 am- Junior Ice session

10:15 to 11:15- Intermediate ice session

12-1pm- second Junior ice session

1:15to 2:15- second Intermediate ice session

2:30-3:30- Goalies

7-8pm- Skill Development

8:15-9:30- Conditioning Camp


There is still time to register and if you need any other information contact Mike Reagan at 204-271-1407 or

Bombers Deal Waked To BC

The Flin Flon Bombers have traded veteran 20 year old goaltender Gabriel Waked to the Trail Smoke Eaters of the BCHL for 18 year old forward Bryce Anderson and a PDF.


Waked appeared in 14 regular season games for the Bombers putting up a GAA of 3.36 and a SVS % of .894. He was extremely sharp in the 7 game playoff series with Battleford with very decent numbers including a .922 SVS.


Bryce Anderson who is from Whitehorse Yukon put up 14 points in 49 games as a rookie in the BCHL last season. 


Head Coach and GM of the Bombers, Mike Reagan talks about why he made the trade. " We are dealing with a position of strength with two veteran goalies returning. We feel both Gabby and Jacob Delorme are both capable of being starters and deserve to be starters. We are very confident in Jacob's ability to be our number one. I had a good conversation with Gabby,  and he felt getting a fresh start some where else where he was going to be the true number one was something he wanted as a challenge. We lost a lot of fire power up front and thought this would be an opportunity to bring some skill in up front."


The Bombers wish Gabriel the best of luck out in BC and welcome Bryce to the organization as they prepare for training camp , which is just a little more than a month away.

Women's Save Haven Hole In One Rescheduled

The Women's Safe Haven $10,000.00 hole in one has been re-scheduled to Sunday August the 18th.


This is an 18 hole par 3 golf  tournament fund raiser with a shot gun start at noon.


It is $75.00 per player and that will give you 18 holes of golf and dinner and prizes after the round.


You will get 18 chances for $10,000.00 and all 18 holes are par threes.


You can sign up as a single or a foursome by calling the pro shop at 306-688-5555. August the 15th will be the cut off date.

102.9 CFAR 2019-2020 Flin Flon Bomber Broadcast Schedule

102.9 CFAR and have released the 2019-2020 Flin Flon Bomber broadcast schedule.


All the games will start 15 minutes prior to puck drop with Rob Hart and the SJHL Coach's Show. All games will start in Manitoba time.


Here is the complete schedule:


Fri  Sept 13th- Laronge at Flin Flon- 7:30


Sat  Sept 14th Flin Flon at Laronge- 8:30


Sat Sept 21st Humboldt at Flin Flon -7:30


Sat Sept 28th Nipawin at Flin Flon- 7:30


Sat Oct 5th Kindersley at Flin Flon- 7:30


Thurs Oct 10th  Flin Flon at Humboldt-8:30


Fri Oct 11th Flin Flon at Battleford-8:30


Sat Oct 12th Flin Flon at Yorkton-8:30


Sat Oct 19th Melville at Flin Flon-7:30


Thurs Oct 24th Flin Flon at Humboldt-8:30


Fri Oct 25th Flin Flon at Kindersley-8:30


Sat Oct 26th Flin Flon at Kindersley-8:30


ThursOct 31st Flin Flon at Melfort-8:30


Sat Nov  9th Yorkton at Flin Flon-7:30


Fri- Nov 22nd Flin Flon at Nipawin-7:30


Sat Nov 23rd Melfort at Flin Flon-7:30


Fr- Dec 6th Flin Flon at Laronge-7:30


Sat Dec 7th Nipawin at Flin Flon-7:30


Thurs Dec 12th Flin Flon at Humboldt- 7:30


Fri Dec 13th Flin Flon at Battleford- 7:30


Sat Dec 14th Flin Flon at Battleford-7:30


Fri Dec 20th Flin Flon at Laronge- 7:30


Sat Dec 21st Laronge at Flin Flon-7:30


Sat Jan 4th Flin Flon at Laronge-7:30


Weds Jan 8th Flin Flon at Melfort- 7:30


Sat Jan 11th Melfort at Flin Flon-7:30


Fri Jan 17th Flin Flon at Nipawin-7:30


Sat Jan 25th Flin Flon at Nipawin- 7:30


Sat Feb 1st Laronge at Flin Flon-7:30


Weds Feb 12th Flin Flon at Melfort-7:30


Sat Feb 15th Battleford at Flin Flon- 7:30


Sat Feb 22nd Notre Dame at Flin Flon- 7:30


Fri Feb 28th Flin Flon at Laronge- 7:30


Sat Feb 29th Laronge at Flin Flon- 7:30

Norman Northstar Try Outs

The Norman Northstars are beginning preparation for their 35th season starting this fall. If you would like to try out for their team this year, they will host their training camp August the 23rd through the 25th.


The blue and white inter squad game will take place on Sunday August the 25th. There will be $180.00 registration fee.


Try out registration forms are available on the Northstars web-site at :


If you have any questions you can contact the Northstars President Brad Salamandyk at 204-679-2251.

Interview With Bomber/Flyer great Reggie Leach

Reggie Leach is excited to be returning to Flin Flon in August with the Shoot To Score Hockey Camp starting on the 19th.


This will be the second time the camp hits the Whitney Forum and Reggie talks about the different programs they will be offering.


We will also talk about his historic career and his recent Order Of Canada award he received back in June.


You can hear that interview right here:

Salahub Wins Ladies Open

The Phantom Lake Golf Club hosted the Ladies Open yesterday afternoon with 21 ladies taking part.


When it was all said and done, Lori Salahub took the Championship flight with an 80. Lauren Fox was a close second with an 82, followed by Pat Bilquist with an 88 and Darlene Myden with a 108.


First Flight- Stacey Hyndman


Second Flight- Pat Hyndman


Third Flight- Karen Rasmussen


Fourth Flight- Sheila Leclair



Women's Save Haven Hole In One This Weekend

It is going to be a busy weekend at the Phantom Lake Golf Club with the Women's Resource Centre sponsoring their $10,000.00 Hole In One tournament on Saturday.


It will be a par three tournament and you can win the jackpot on any one of the 18 holes.


Shotgun start at 1:30 and entry fee is $100.00. You can sign up as a single or a four some. Call the Pro- Shop at 306-688-5555.


Sunday,  will be the Ladies Open and that will begin with a mini- shotgun at noon.


It will be $40.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members. You get 18 holes of golf, prizes and a dinner.


Once again sign up at 688-5555.

Bombers Sign Key Member Of Staff

The Flin Flon Bombers have re-signed athletic therapist and equipment manager Jason Savill.


Prior to joining the Bombers, Jason had worked with the University of Regina Cougars of the CIS the past couple of seasons.


Bomber President Travis Rideout had this to say about the signing. " The post of athletic therapist is hard to fill on a year to year basis and we are very happy to have locked Jason down for another year. He is a very hard worker and is extremely professional when dealing with the players and representing the hockey club."


Savill will be back in Flin Flon in the middle of August to prepare for main camp and get things ready for another SJHL season. 

Fox Places Second In Provincials

Congratulations to Creighton's Lauren Fox who placed second in the  Golf Saskatchewan Junior Women's Provincials last week in Nipawin.


Provincials were held at the beautiful Evergreen course last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Lauren came second and was 23 over for the three day event including 6 over for the final round.


Lauren with her second place finish will join team Saskatchewan at the Junior Women's Canadian Nationals this year in Lethbridge starting July the 29th.


Lauren will be part of the team that includes the Provincial Champion Autumn Neizner from Regina and third place finisher Brooklyn Fry from Shell Lake. Ella Kozak from Yorkton will be the alternate.

Extreme Hockey School Back In August

The longest running hockey school in Northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan is set to return to the Whitney Forum in August.


The Extreme Hockey School will begin on August the 12th and will give all age groups a chance to sharpen their skills for the up coming hockey season.


There will be Junior, Intermediate and Conditioning camps being offered and don't forget about the popular Specialty Clinics coming up on August the 26th. They will focus on shooting, stickhandling, power skating and body checking.


Register by contacting head instructor Mike Reagan at 204-271-1407. It all begins with a registration skate on Sunday August the 11th at 7.

SJHL Releases Schedule

The SJHL regular season schedule has been released and once again each team will play 58 games.


The season will begin on the weekend of September the 13th and 14th with the Flin Flon Bombers facing off against the Laronge Ice Wolves.


The Bombers will play their home opener on Friday the 13th before heading to Laronge for the re-match Saturday.


Flin Flon will play 22 games with in their own division including 10 against Laronge and 6 against Melfort and Nipawin.


Other notables from the schedule include the SJHL Showcase in Warman on September the 23rd and 24th.


The Bombers will host former Assistant Coach Gary Childerhose and the Kindersley Klippers on October the 4th and 5th, then travel to Kindersley for a pair of games on October the 25th and 26th.


Flin Flon will start their Christmas break a little later this year as they will play a home and home with Laronge on December the 20th and 21st, returning to the ice on January the 3rd.


The regular season will come to an end on February the 29th with the Bombers once again facing their division foes from Laronge.


Playoffs will begin the first weekend of March.

Cranberry Portage Trout Challenge

It is going to be a big event for Cranberry Portage as they will host the 30th annual Cranberry Portage Trout Challenge Fishing Derby August the 3rd and 4th on beautiful Lake Athapap.


There will be great cash prizes awarded including $5,000.00 for first overall. $350.00 will be handed out to the top youth angler.


You will also have a chance to win a 2019 Yamaha boat, motor and trailor package.


Register now by calling Debbie at 204-271-0050 or Russell at 204-271-3465. Entry fee is $150.00 per two person team.

Local Basketball Players Attend Skills Camp


Three local basketball players from Creighton got the opportunity of a life time to attend a basketball skills camp in Winnipeg earlier this week.


The camp was hosted by Toronto Raptors star Danny Green.


The three local athletes were Blake Alexander, Austin McLean and Myles Patterson who all play for the Senior A Creighton Kodiaks.


The camp consisted of drills, games and a q and a with Danny Green.


All three players said they learned a lot and enjoyed the oppurtunity to meet Danny Green from the World champion Toronto Raptors.

Summer Ski And Paddling Conditioning Camp

The Flin Flon Nordic Race team will once again be hosting their summer ski/ paddling conditioning camp starting tomorrow.


It all begins with fitness testing at 4 and supper at the Chalet at 6. The first day will wrap up with water safety orientation at Phantom Lake.


This is open to anybody who would like to imrove their off season fitness level and learn more about canoe racing.


The instructors  will include Brett Unrau who is the head coach of the Flin Flon Nordic team the last 9 years. Rick Hall who is a noted paddle builder, Bob Jarvis the former high performance chair for Cross Country Saskatchewan.


The Nordic team is also excited to bring in Andrew Brisbin who is entering his fourth year as Saskatchewan's High Performance Coach. Andrew has skied at the National, University and International level competitions.


To get more information or to sign up you can contact Dean Grove at 204-923-0315 or

Bombers Make Another Trade And Announce Pre- Season Schedule

Another busy day on the trade front for the Flin Flon Bombers who made another inter- provincial deal.


Head Coach and GM Mike Reagan was in the CFAR studio earlier today and announced that they have dealt second year defenseman Brady Morrison to the Swan Valley Stampeders of the MJHL for a player development fee.


Morrison suited up for 22 games last year and collected 1 assist to go along with 4 penalty minutes.


The Bombers also announced their pre-season schedule today and will play a total of 6 pre-season games this year.


Here is the schedule:


Sun Sept 1st at Nipawin (all rookies)

Tues Sept 3rd at OCN

Weds Sept 4th VS Swan Valley

Thurs Sept 5th at Swan Valley

Fri Sept 6th VS Nipawin

Sat Sept 7th VS OCN


Minor Hockey Registration Is Open

Flin Flon Mionr Hockey registration is now open online for the up coming 2019-2020 season.


Registration can be completed online at Options for payment plans with online registrations.


There will be an in person registration as well at the Flin Flon Community Hall during the registration under one roof.


If you require more information you can contact

Fox Takes The Trout

The weather did manage to co-operate for the annual Phantom Lake Trout Festival Golf tournament which took place this past Saturday.


53 golfers took part in the Men's, Ladies, Seniors and Junior Divisions.


Here are this past Saturday's winners.


Men- Championship Flight

Trevor Fox-72

Neil Goodman

Darcy Salamondra

Ray Shirran


First Flight

Scott Skeavington


Second Flight

Tanner Brough


Third Flight

Rich Moore


Fourth Flight

Trevor Watt



Championshop Flight

Lori Salahub-84


First Flight

Stacey Hyndman



Blake Alexander- 94



Hugh Devlin- 82


First Flight

Al Brown



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