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Crokicurl ice pad in Victoria Park.

It's a normal weekday in Victoria Park. People are hustling and bustling, in their own world rushing to get to the daily grind of work. Some walk their dogs, take a stroll during the sunset or lace up their skates for a spin on the rink. Usually, the park is a place where Regina citizens pass by, but today in the middle of their path, sits an oddly shaped ice pad.

And it's going to get stranger. In the next week expect to see a few Roughriders playing a sport that is not their own.

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Mosaic Stadium. Photo by Kyle Griffin


            In Baltimore, seeing Ravens in a football stadium is nothing unusual. Every home team player’s purple jersey is branded with a big black Raven on the front. Here in Regina, the birds are not on jerseys, but roosting in the rafters. While the Ravens are celebrated and cherished in Baltimore, they were nothing more than unwanted guests in the home of the green-and-white, Mosaic Stadium.

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Peacock’s Epoch is practicing her skills for playoffs with the Huskies but is also hopeful to make the national basketball team. Photo by Celine Grimard.

 The Canadian west quarterfinals for women’s basketball are underway but one team is getting another week to prepare.

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Zamboni resurfacing ice.

When Vancouver coach Guido Lamberti-Charles’ young players hit the ice, they don’t give much thought to how it feels under their skates.

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High Impact Wrestling has been putting on events across Canada for 20 years and is the longest continuously-running professional wrestling organization in the country. Photo illustration by Cory Coleman.

Saskatchewan’s premier wrestling organization is celebrating 20 years of blood, sweat and tears -- literally.

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