Congratulations to Brett and Jessica Larsen of Borden on the birth of Logan William, born July 4 and weighing six pounds nine ounces, a grandson for Bruce and Sylvia Larsen of Borden.
Radisson held their annual Show and Shine on Main Street in Radisson on July 28. Due to unsettled weather predictions the night before and Sunday morning, many did not risk bringing their vehicles, so there were only 52 cars, trucks and tractors, 11 snowmobiles and one motorcycle. In the vehicle categories, winning the plaques were Bill Wildeman of Leroy with his 1939 Packard (1930-39), a 1941 Plymouth owned by Kim Yates of Dalmeny (1940-49), a ’57 Belair shown by Neil Doyle of Saskatoon (1950-59), a 1965 GTO brought by Al Jennings of Clavet (1960-69), a ’70 Chevelless shown by Don Laing of Cut Knife (1970-79) , a 1986 Firebird owned by Wayne Lerch of Radisson (1980-89), a 1992 Cadillac Fleetwood owned by Shawn Davidson of Aneroid (1990-99) class and a 2016 Hellcat brought by Carol Borishenko of Saskatoon (2000 & up). Best truck was a 1959 GMC shown by Lloyd Haskins of Martensville, best import was a 1960 Triumph owned by Rick Middleton of Osler, best tractor was a 1941 Farmall owned by Ken Beauchemin of Warman, special interest vehicle was an International Wagon brought by Casey How of Meadow Lake, best customized vehicle was a 1947 IH Panel owned by Allan Laing of Cutknife, race vehicle was shown by Ken Beuachemin, farthest travelled was a 1972 Plymouth Scamp owned by Anita McDonald of Red Deere, Alta., best convertible was a 1966 Valiant owned by Patti Nesbitt of Rosetown and the best bike was a BMW owned by Daryl Amey of Radisson. Among vintage snowmobiles, the farthest travelled trophy went to Sid Somak of Manning, Alta. There were many donated prizes raffled off and a $100 CU gift card won by Ernie How was donated back to the Show and Shine committee. In the main raffle, the Yamaha Power pressure washer was won by Sheldon Rothenburger, the Dewalt drill combo by Norm Heibert, 7’ x 14’ Rider camp mat went to Gary Whitt, all of Radisson. The fire pit was won by Kelly McLennan of Unity, but he donated it back to Radisson to be used in a future draw. A draw for $100 was made from all those who entered their vehicles and this was won by Daryl Amey of Radisson.
Savannah Sutherland was competing in the National Track and Field Meet in Montreal July 25 to 28 and in the U20 Women. She won a second in 200 metre hurdles, third in 200m dash and, in the 4 x 100m relay, the Saskatoon Track and Field Club, which Savannah belongs to, won second. In the 4 x 400m relay, the club placed third. Next up for Savannah is the National Legion Track and Field Meet in Nova Scotia in August.
In the U18 Football Canada Cup played in Kingston, Ont., in early July, there were three boys from Hafford High School on the team – Cody Shumanski, Carson Derksen and Mitchell Tanchak. Saskatchewan beat Nova Scotia and Ontario and in the gold medal game on July 13 faced Quebec and won the game 16-9 coming home with the gold. In the past six years, Saskatchewan has won two gold, three silver and one bronze at this Canada Cup.
Treyton Schmidt, son of Rob and Lynette Schmidt of Borden, plays ball with the Sask Five Giant-Bombers out of Martensville and on July 21 the team won the AAA Tier 1 Baseball Provincials in Regina.