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Regina Yankees fan performs on Blue Jays turf
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Regina Yankees fan performs on Blue Jays turf

A dream came true for Regina’s 17-year-old Thomas Ireland when he participated at the Blue Jays Baseball Academy Tournament 12 event under the watchful eyes of Hall-of-Famer Roberto Alomar last week. Ireland and four other young players from Saskatchewan were among the best 140 Canadian amateur baseball players chosen to perform at Rogers Centre in...

Decolonizing through skateboards: One Regina man’s idea is expanding across borders
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Decolonizing through skateboards: One Regina man’s idea is expanding across borders

A Regina artist and student is using skateboard design to spark conversations about Canada’s dark past. Michael Langan started the Regina-based company Colonialism Skateboards in 2015. It was a way to educate people on Canada’s history with Indigenous peoples, including residential schools and people needing passes to leave reserves, in hopes to educate about decolonization....

Former roughrider opens up about mental health
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Former roughrider opens up about mental health

It was not until recently that Xavier Fulton, who used to play offensive line for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been open about his struggles with anxiety and depression. “I’m 6’5” I’m just over 300 pounds I can bench press the world but I have anxiety and depression,” said Xavier  “That’s not something I am strong...

Queen City welcomes women’s soccer
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Queen City welcomes women’s soccer

This spring a new women’s soccer franchise will help players bridge the gap between the university and pro-am level. Queen City United is slated to become the second Canadian team and 29th franchise to join the United Women’s Soccer League (UWSL). The team will become part of the national pro-am league and compete in the...

11-year-old’s dream of playing sledge hockey brought to Melville, Sask.
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11-year-old’s dream of playing sledge hockey brought to Melville, Sask.

A new sledge hockey team in Melville, Saskatchewan was inspired by one young girl’s love of the sport. Ayva Delainey has spina bifida and uses a wheelchair. Her mom Tracy Delainey wanted to bring the sport to their home community. Now children with disabilities and without are playing together. The new team is called the...

From make believe to Olympic dreams
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From make believe to Olympic dreams

To most, the whipping and clashing of two steel blades is known only in movies like Pirates of The Caribbean. But for Regina native Philip Pitura, these sounds have become a part of everyday life. What started as living room duels using empty wrapping paper tubes as swords, turned into a passion for fencing that...

Beer and batting cages on the Dewdney strip
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Beer and batting cages on the Dewdney strip

Regina’s first “barcade” is bringing baseball and beer to “The Soul of The City”. Regina’s Warehouse District, dubbed “The Soul of The City” by local businesses, welcomed Baller’s Rec Room to Dewdney Avenue in December. Over the last decade the district has seen a rise in the number of bars, nightclubs and breweries that have...

Saskatchewan Stepping up on Concussions
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Saskatchewan Stepping up on Concussions

B.C. Lions quarterback Buck Pierce scrambles from the pocket, looking to pick up a first down. Maurice Lloyd, a linebacker for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, meets Pierce in the hole and tackles him head first, knocking Pierce unconscious.The crowd at Mosaic Stadium rises to its feet and roars in approval as Lloyd celebrates mere feet away...

The Last Oak Golf extraordinaire
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The Last Oak Golf extraordinaire

COWESSESS – Whether on the golf course or governing in a head office, the words of wisdom from Chief Cadmus Delorme speak to a career in leadership defined by his favourite sport. “Golf is like leadership, you have a chance to mentally tee off just like in life,” said Delorme. As the leader of Cowessess...