Saskatchewan captured the gold medal in men’s baseball at the 2017 Canada Games in Winnipeg last week.
Ben Pelechaty, 17, of Martensville was one of the players who helped propel the squad to the 3-1 championship win over Manitoba on Friday, August 4. Continue reading “Saskatchewan wins Canada Games baseball gold”
Team Sask announced that Rylan Wiens of Pike Lake will lead Saskatchewan’s contingent as the flagbearer for the 2017 Canada Summer Games Opening Ceremony on July 28.
Wiens, 15, has earned many accomplishments in his decade-long diving career – including setting a new Saskatchewan record in the 3m platform dive, receiving the highest compulsory score in Diving Canada history, and earning a berth on the Pan American U20 Championships team just this past weekend at the 2017 Junior Elite National Championships.
Wiens has held six national titles, has been a member of Team Canada since 2013, and has represented Canada at four international competitions, most recently in Dresden, Germany. He was named Youth Male Athlete of the Year at the 2014 Saskatchewan Sport Awards.
At the 2016 Junior Elite Nationals held in Winnipeg’s Pan Am Pool, Wiens became the first diver in Diving Canada’s history to score a perfect 10 from all judges. Wiens will compete at the same venue at the 2017 Canada Summer Games when diving is contested from July 31st through August 1. Continue reading “Wiens flag-bearer at Canada Games”