On its 4,100 kilometre journey across Canada to the 100th Grey Cup game in Toronto on Nov. 25, the Grey Cup 100 Train Tour made a stop in Swift Current on Sept. 26. The 302 metre, 730 ton train showcases the history and lore of the championship and provides fans with an opportunity to have their photos taken with the famous cup. Saskatchewan Roughrider alumnus Roger Aldag from Gull Lake was the special guest at the train's Swift Current stop.


Speedy Creek Racing Association hosted their final race of the season on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 23. In addition to the feature winners, the day's racing determined the 2012 points champions.

Points Champions:

Trucks - #59 Jen Schultz

Hobbies - #24 Murray Koethler

Streets - #98 Daryl Kehler

Mods - #46 Jason Duclos

Feature winners for Sept. 23:

Trucks - #03 Coty Smith, #01 Stuart Johnson, #59 Jen Schultz, #81 Dwayne Kraus

Hobbies - #11 Tyson Crowe, #8 Brody Crowe, #88 Trevor Monk, #44 Kevin Schafer

Streets - #35 Mike Dionne, #98 Daryl Kehler, #23 Troy Hunter, #86 Bradley Kehler

IMCA Modifieds - #46 Jason Duclos, #9 Roger Bonneville, #45 Trent Guest, #4R

A fire next to the railway tracks on Swift Current's west side on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 18, resulted in a disruption of traffic along South Railway St W while firefighters were busy to bring the fire under control.


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