It’s another busy week for Saskatchewan amateur golfers with three separate tournaments being played simultaneously at the Elk Ridge Resort and in Ontario.
At the Canadian Junior Girl’s Championship at the Thornhill Golf and Country Club near Toronto, Prince Albert golfers Brooke Hobson and Kayla Sawchuk are competing on the national stage, taking on a field of more than 120 golfers from across the country.
In Niagara Falls, Ont., the junior boys are taking to the links at the Legends on the Niagara’s Battlefield golf course for their Canadian Junior Championship.
Prince Albert product Cory Selander is in Niagara Falls taking on a field of 156 golfers from all parts of Canada, along with Saskatoon’s Roman Timmerman, Shaunavon’s Corey Bailey, Madison’s Kyle Wiebe and Kade Johnson of Yorkton.
And finally, right at home in Saskatchewan on the links at Elk Ridge Resort, round two of the 2014 Saskatchewan Senior Men’s Championship wrapped up on Tuesday as Delisle’s Colin Coben remains in the hunt for a third straight title.
Selander tops the Sask. field in Niagara Falls
As round one of the CJBC wrapped up on Tuesday, Selander stood as the top Saskatchewan performer, finishing the day in an 18-way tie for 89th place.
Selander dropped three birdies while bogeying six holes as he heads into round two of the 72-hole tournament on Wednesday.
Patrick Murphy of Crossfield, Alta., sits No. 1 on the leaderboard, shooting a 64-stroke opening round on the 7,309-yard, par-72 course.
Joining Selander on the links were…
A vandalism rampage inside the Montreal Lake Hockey Arena has done extensive damage to the facility.
In a release, Waskesiu/Montreal Lake RCMP said that the damage included broken windows in the lobby, broken sheets of plexi-glass and most walls and ceilings. Paint was also thrown on the floors, bleachers and the boards around the ice surface.
The subsequent investigation found that 17 people were involved. The RCMP is working with band council, community members, youth workers and child and family services staff on the case.
So far, five youths between the ages of 13-15 have been charged but their names can’t be released.
One adult has been charged.
Daniel Bruce Henderson, 18, of Montreal Lake, has been charged with break and enter, mischief over $5,000, theft under $5,000, breach of judge’s undertaking and fail to comply with a youth sentence order.
Henderson appears in court on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Prince Albert Provincial Court.
The investigation continues.
A 51-year-old Muskoday First Nation man now faces four more charges in relation to the death of a young cyclist last Saturday.
On Tuesday morning, during his second appearance in Prince Albert Provincial Court on the matter, the man was charged with negligence causing death, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm and operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.
He was charged with two other offences on Monday morning.
Last Saturday evening, a vehicle struck an 11-year-old cyclist who was riding with friends on Highway 3 near the Muskoday Bridge. The boy later died in hospital.
None of the other youngsters were injured.
Gordon Morris Crain, 51, also faces charges of impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death as well as dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death.
He remains in custody.