Cianna Lieffers and Alex Clarke have achieved many milestones throughout their officiating careers and now they’re taking the next step, officiating at the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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Brenden Purdy is a Digital Broadcast Journalist with Global Saskatoon.
A self-proclaimed “product of Western Canada,” Brenden spent time living in B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan before venturing to Toronto where he obtained a degree in Television and Radio Broadcasting from the College of Sports Media.
After doing play-by-play for the York University Lions hockey clubs, and a stint with the NHL Network on Sirius XM, Brenden returned home to continue his broadcast journey with Global Saskatoon.
Outside of work you can find him wailing on a guitar, belting into a mic, or more often than not, you can find him hanging out with his dogs, Elwood and Bogart.
On Jan. 13, Prince Albert native Braden Schneider made his NHL debut with the New York Rangers scoring a goal in front of his parents who had a whirlwind experience to join him.
Yip Hong’s Dim Sum has been a Saskatoon staple for years, but during the pandemic and facing staffing shortage’s the restaurant’s owner has turned to a robot to add to his staff.
Jackie Osczevski has enjoyed a successful career as a strongwoman, competing at the national and international level. Now she’s giving back to local athletes in Saskatoon.
The Saskatoon Pirates Water Polo Club has enjoyed many successes over the past year, seeing continual growth following the pandemic.
The Living Skies Indigenous Basketball League, which launched this fall, is a free league in Saskatchewan open to children aged 11-17.
Despite dropping a pair of back-to-back games to open the season the Saskatchewan Rush aren’t ready to hit the panic button just yet, coming off of a lengthy lay-off.
After a pandemic-cancelled season, high school basketball has returned to Saskatoon and with it the season-opening C4 tournament that donates money to local charities.
Ava Drabyk is blazing trails for all girls in hockey, the goalie has now become the first female to win a game, play, or be dressed in three different Saskatchewan boys leagues.
With 16 rookies on the team, the Saskatoon Blazers are icing one of the franchises youngest squads in history, but the team hasn’t missed a beat this season.
The Saskatchewan Rush opened the 2022 National Lacrosse League season with an overtime loss to the Halifax Thunderbirds, the team’s first game in 637 days.
During the month of December Saskatchewan residents will have the opportunity to win extra money from SARCAN just by purchasing or recycling certain items.
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies rolled to a dominant victory in the 84th Hardy Cup over the Manitoba Bisons, the team’s 20th Canada West championship in program history.
Pfizer’s pediatric vaccine has been approved for children aged 5-11 in Canada, and the province is expected to received more than 100,000 doses in the coming weeks.
The Huskies football team won their sixth straight home game on November 13th, knocking off the UNC Thunderbirds 39-17. The win sends the team to its thirds straight Hardy Cup.