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Meachem faced Darren En­gel for a third time in Sun­day’s cham­pi­onship game. He scored a sin­gle in the fifth end and then stole two to lead 4-1 af­ter six ends. They traded sin­gles in the sev­enth and eighth ends for a 5-2 Meachem lead head­ing into the ninth end. They al­lowed a sin­gle in the ninth and a steal of one in the 10th but held on for the 5-4 win. Lowry named to WHL All-star Team Swift Cur­rent Bron­cos cap­tain Adam Lowry was a unan­i­mous se­lec­tion as a WHL Eastern Con­fer­ence First-Team All-Star.

Lowry was the only unan­i­mous se­lec­tion to ei­ther of the Con­fer­ence First All­Star Team ros­ters. Lowry was joined on the Eastern Con­fer­ence ros­ter by for­wards Cur­tis Valk (Medicine Hat), Michael St. Croix (Ed­mon­ton), de­fence­men Darren Di­etz (Medicine Hat), Mor­gan Rielly (Moose Jaw), and goal­tender Pa­trik Bar­tosak (Red Deer).

Lowry was the first Bronco named a First­Team All-Star since the 2003-04 sea­son when for- ward Jeremy Wil­liams led the WHL with 52 goals.

The Win­nipeg Jets prospect was 12th in league points af­ter scor­ing 45 goals and 43 as­sists for 88 points along with a +18 plus/minus rat­ing. He was named the WHL Husky Player of the Month in De­cem­ber with 13 goals and eight as­sists in 11 games. Shad­ows win bronze at 3A Hoopla The Shau­navon Shad­ows boy’s bas­ket­ball team earned a bronze medal at Hoopla in Saska­toon with an 81-74 win over Osler V.C.A. in the 3A Boys bronze medal game Satur­day.

Grade 12 guard Matthew Be­nesh led the Shad­ows with 31 points in his fi­nal high school game.

The Shad­ows fin­ished an­other out­stand­ing sea­son with a 30-7 record. They won four tour­na­ment ti­tles, added three sil­ver medals, and won bronze at Hoopla. The Shad­ows also won the SWAC league for the 16th time in the past 17 sea­sons that they have com­peted in the league. April 4 Bron­cos can’t recover from game four OT heart­break The Swift Cur­rent Bron­cos sea­son came to an end on March 28 with a 3-1 loss to the host Cal­gary Hit­men in game five of the best-of­seven Eastern Con­fer­ence quar­ter­fi­nal se­ries.

The se­ries was much closer that the 4-1 fi­nal win/loss to­tal would sug­gest, as three games went to over­time.

The se­ries may have of­fi­cially con­cluded in Cal­gary but it es­sen­tially ended in Game Four when Cal­gary’s over­time win­ner, scored as the re­sult of a gloved pass, ended the Bron­cos hopes of ty­ing the se­ries 2-2. Wild end­ing to Midget A Pro­vin­cial Play­offs An out­stand­ing play­off run from the Swift Cur­rent Midget A Wild came to a dis­ap­point­ing con­clu­sion Wed­nes­day in a blowout loss to the vis­it­ing Unity Laz­ers.

A tal­ented Unity squad in­vaded the Credit Union iPlex for the sec­ond game of the two-game to­tal-goals Pro­vin­cial Cham­pi­onship se­ries. They scored early and of­ten on their way to a 12-1 win to take the se­ries 17-5. The Swift Cur­rent Pee Wee Pro­vin­cial Ice Cats won the Pro­vin­cial Fe­male A Divi­sion on Sun­day, March 24 in Lums­den. The twogame, to­tal-goals se­ries be­tween the two teams saw Swift Cur­rent de­feat Lums­den on March 23 at the iPlex with a score of 3-1. May 2 14U Sun­dogs win bronze at Provin­cials The 14U Ju­nior Sun­Dogs are pro­vin­cial medalists af­ter plac­ing third out of 33 teams at the 2013 Pro­vin­cial Vol­ley­ball Cham­pi­onship in Saska­toon.

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