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.