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									                                                                                                                      THE NEWS REVIEW - Thursday, January 7, 2010 - Page 9A

   SPORT                         2009 sports year in The News Review
                                 By ALEX MORGOTCH
   NOTES                         N-R Writer

                                   The year 2009 yielded nei-
                                 ther the highs nor the lows
   Flame to arrive               in local sports that we’ve
                                 seen in the past. The sports
  The Olympic Flame arrives      scene continued to entertain,
in Yorkton this Saturday,        and in some cases amuse.
January 9. The event will        Local athletes excelled in a
kick off with a Community        wide variety of team and
Celebration which starts at      individual activities. Looking
12:30 p.m. at the Gallagher      back at the year, some events
Centre.                          stand out. While not exhaus-
  The Olympic Torch is           tive, the list includes some
scheduled to enter Yorkton       memorable moments in local
at 12:30 p.m. at Gladstone       sports history.
Ave. S. It should arrive at        2009 opened with Yorkton
the Community Celebration        Terrier goalie Devin Peters
site at 1:30 p.m.                named SJHL goaltender of
  The celebration will offer     the month for December.
                                 Peters led the league net-
local and national entertain-    minders with a 1.40 goals
ment for all ages.               against average, a .942 save
  Yorkton and area resi-         percentage and 4-1 win-loss
dents are invited to show        record for the month.
their spirit and enthusiasm        A pair of Terriers, Kirk
by lining the route dressed      Byczynski and Greg Coburn,
in red and white.                were named to the Sherwood
  There will be limited park-    Conference All-Star team.
ing available at the Gallagher   Coburn was fourth among
Centre site with vehicle         SJHL blueliners with nine
access via Bradbrooke Drive      goals and 21 assists for 30
only.                            points, while Byczynski
  A leisure swim will follow     ranked 10th with seven goals
the community celebration        and 14 assists for 21 points.
at the Gallagher Centre          The duo was expected to add
Water Park from 2:30 p.m. to     scoring punch as well as pro-
5 p.m. at a cost of one loonie   vide solid defense in the
(children) and one toonie        annual all-star game at               HOCKEY STARS OF THE FUTURE – The Tim Hortons Terriers emerged as A-side tournament
(adult).        For      more    Lampman, Sask.                      champs at the 2009 Initiation Program tournament.
                                   Yorkton Kee’s Taekwondo
details visit www.yorkton.       athletes returned from the
ca.                                                                  Nikki Nagy in the Junior              in the first round of the play-   A-side to claim their home
                                 Kim’s Invitational Challenge        Bronze Freeskate Elements,            offs.                             tournament championship.
                                 in Regina laden with gold           Freedom Essling in the                  The      Yorkton      United      The Sacred Heart High
    Youth bowling                medals. Kira Schaab, Francis        Introduc tory      Elements,          Chelsea Under 12 boys cap-        School cheer-stunt team took
                                 Bazin, Tracy Sparrowhawk,           Chloe      Mrozowich        in        tured the gold medal at the       top honors in the small var-
  The Sunrise Health Region      Noreen Varjassy and Devon
and Yorkton Bowl Arena                                               Elements, and Sadie Speidels          Saskatoon United Soccer           sity class at the University of
                                 Frounfelter all topped their        in Introductory Elements              Tournament despite being          Saskatchewan Huskie Open
offer Youth Glo-bowling          class in the taekwondo com-
Nights the second Sunday of                                          and Introductory Freeskate.           forced to play in the Under       in Saskatoon.
                                 petition.                             The Yorkton Terriers                14 age division. The Yorkton        Yorkton       city   council
every month for youth age          Local figure skaters were
12 years and older.                                                  swept the last six games of           boys downed the Saskatoon         declared March to be Curling
                                 also golden at the 2009             the regular season to finish          Under 14 Titans on their          Month in Yorkton.
  The $2 per person entry        Regional             Skating
tickets which are sold on a                                          third in the SJHL Sherwood            way to the final win.
                                 Competition in Esterhazy.           Conference, advancing to                The Yorkton Co-operators          Continued on Page 12.
first come first serve basis     Gold medalists included
includes shoe rental.                                                face the Melville Millionaires        Novice Terriers won the
  For tickets call the Bowl
Arena at 783-5183.

    Public skating               Terriers and Mills split new year series
  Public skating is offered                                                                                By ALEX MORGOTCH                  goal lead.
at the Kinsmen Arena                                                                                       N-R Writer                          Zubko started the Terriers
Sunday nights from 6:45 p.m.                                                                                                                 third period rally assisted by
to 8:15 p.m.                                                                                                  The Yorkton Terriers and       Tendler.
  Pre-school and seniors                                                                                   Melville Millionaires ushered       Rylan McDonnel pulled
skate Wednesday afternoons                                                                                 in the new year with a home       Yorkton within one goal
from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.                                                                                   and home series.                  assisted by Byczynski and
  All programs are free of                                                                                    Despite being outshot          Struble.
charge.                                                                                                    39-25 by the Terriers, the          Adam Moar tied the game
  For more information call                                                                                Millionaires managed to           at six with less than a min-
Leisure Services at 786-                                                                                   squeak out a 7-6 win at the       ute left in regulation time,
1750.                                                                                                      Melville Stadium in the first     assisted by Zubko and Nick
                                                                                                           game of the series.               Dietrich.
                                                                                                              Melville opened with three       Just when it seemed over-
SHOF nominations                                                                                           first period goals, one each      time was inevitable, Hollinger
                                                                                                           by Justin Hollinger, Mark         notched the game winner,
  The deadline for nomina-                                                                                 Owen and Logan Herauf to          his second goal of the game,
tions for inductions into the                                                                              lead 3-0 after 20 minutes.        a powerplay marker with
Yorkton Sports Hall of Fame                                                                                   Two second period mark-        just six seconds on the clock
is Friday, January 15, 2010.                                                                               ers by Dane Bonish and Cody       in regulation time.
  Nomination forms are                                                                                     Hanson made it 5-0 for the          Returning to home ice at
available at Leisure Services,                                                                             Millionaires before Yorkton       the Farrell Agencies Arena
Yorkton City Hall, 37 Third                                                                                started to battle back.           for the second game of the
Avenue North.                                                                                                 Cody Zubko opened the          series, the Terriers were out-
  For more information call                                                                                scoring for Yorkton with a        shot 28-19 by the Millionaires.
Jerry Kobylka at 783-2531.                                                                                 powerplay goal assisted by        Terrier netminder Devin
                                                                                                           Kevin Stringfellow and            Peters stood his ground,
   Mixed bonspiel                                                                                          Blaine Tendler.                   backstopping Yorkton to a
                                                                                                              Brent Struble added a sec-     2-1 win.
  The Yorkton Curling Club                                                                                 ond powerplay marker assist-        Menke lit up the score-
invites entries to the 50 Plus                                                                             ed by Alex Laird and Jordan       board for Yorkton midway
Mixed Bonspiel January 17                                                                                  Menke to round out second         through the first period with
to 22.                                                                                                     period scoring with Yorkton       a powerplay goal assisted by
  The entry fee is $100 per                                                                                trailing 5-2.                     Tendler and Austin Bourhis.
team.                                                                                                         Brent Struble notched his        Struble scored what proved
  The four event bonspiel                                                                                  second powerplay marker of        to be the game winning goal,
will include a banquet and                                                                                 the night to open third period    assisted by Menke to give
dance.                                                                                                     scoring assisted by Clarke        the Terriers a 2-0 lead after
  For more information call                                                                                Byczynski and Menke.              one period of play.
the Yorkton Curling Club           YORKTON TERRIER CENTRE Kevin Stringfellow challenges visit-                Michael Desjarlais replied
draw room at 783-4127.           ing Melville Millionaires goalie in the Yorkton half of a home and home   with a goal for the Mils to         Continued on Page 11.
                                 series which began New Year’s Day.                                        maintain Melville’s three

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