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Chinook kicks off with football, soccer and golf

Written by  Deb Reamer
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The South West Athletic Conference district golf championships were held at Streambank Golf course on Sept 9.

 It was a beautiful warm day as 15 golfers competed over eighteen holes. 
Schools participating included Eastend, Fox Valley, Ponteix and Swift Current Comp. 
Congratulations to the winning team from Swift Current Comp. Team members consisted of Griffin Wilson, Gaige Calkins, Ethan Fizell and Nikhil Pool and the coach was Ron Bailey.
The team total was 215. In second place was the team from Ponteix with 219 and third was Eastend with 257.
Individual results were: 1st Griffin Wilson – Swift Current Comp (69); 2nd Gaige Calkins – Swift Current Comp  (71); 3rd Rylan Egland – Eastend (76)
All the golfers mentioned above will now advance to the SHSAA provincial championship in Estevan on Sept. 22-23. 
Thanks to Streambank golf course and commissioner Ryan Medforth for hosting – job well done.
Football scores:
Sept. 8:  9 man football  Lumsden 69 @ Maple Creek 0
Sept. 8: 6 man football Gull Lake 56 @ Central Butte 0
Sept. 9: 12 man football  Swift Current Comp 39 at Weyburn 14.
On Sept. 9, the Swift Current Ardens soccer team opened their season at home with two wins over Weyburn on Sept. 9.  The Ardens won by scores of 4-0 and 3-1.
The SWAC senior girls volleyball league will start on Sept 12. There are 7 teams in the league this year: Consul, Eastend, Frontier, Hazlet, Hodgeville/Vanguard, Gull Lake and Maple Creek. The first games will be Sept 12 with Consul and Hodgeville hosting. Games will start at 5 p.m.
Upcoming games:
Sept. 14:  Moose Jaw Central at Swift Current Colts football (under the lights)
Sept. 15: Gull Lake at Caronport – 6 man football
Sept. 15:  Shaunavon at Maple Creek 9 man football - is a Friday night under the lights game. Kick off at 7 p.m.

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