• Fiona Smith-Bell

    Fiona Smith-Bell found herself drawn to play hockey as a young girl growing up in Edam, Saskatchewan. Since girls’ hockey programs were nonexistent at the time, Bell simply played with the boys. Playing in North Battleford a few years later, Read more →

  • 1996 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1996. The regular season got off to a slow start.  In their first game, the Hilltops lost to the Edmonton Wildcats 34-24.  They followed that with an unimpressive 14-14 tie game against the Regina Rams.  Read more →

  • 1991 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1991. The 1991 version of the Saskatoon Hilltops began their season with three straight victories in the Prairie Junior Football League (PJFL). Their only loss of the year came in their fourth game when their Read more →

  • 1990 University of Saskatchewan Huskies Football Team

    Accomplishments: Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Union (CIAU) Football champions, 1990 (Vanier Cup). The 1990 University of Saskatchewan Huskies football team became the first football team in that university’s long involvement to win the Canadian Interuniversity Athletic Union (CIAU) championship. Their 24-21 Read more →

  • 1985 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1985. The motto of the 1985 Saskatoon Hilltop Football team was often described by the media as “They bent, but they didn’t break.” The team received this inscription during the regular Prairie Junior Football Conference Read more →

  • 1978 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1978. The 1978 Saskatoon Hilltops won their sixth National Junior Championship by winning all 15 games in their season under Head Coach, Paul Schoenhals, with assistants Dean Dickson, Kevin Scott, Gord Simle, and the late Read more →

  • 1969 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1969 In 1969 the Saskatoon Hilltops set off to win their second consecutive Canadian Junior Football championship. The team had lost a lot of their players from the winning ’68 team along with their coach Read more →

  • 1968 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1968. With leadership from veteran line-backers Don Seaman and Mark Abraham along with rookie quarterback Dave Pickett, the Hilltops set their sights on the Canadian championship. Although Pickett was a rookie he learned and adapted Read more →

  • 1959 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1959. Under the lead of new head coach Ron Tinkler, the 1959 Hilltops went on to win their second consecutive championship. George Werezak led the league in scoring and Brian Casselman was a force to Read more →

  • 1958 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1958. Promoted from line coach to head coach, Johnny Babineau brought back the winning tradition to the Hilltops after many challenging years of not advancing past the league final. With a talented roster full of Read more →

  • 1953 Saskatoon Hilltops Football Club

    Accomplishments: Canadian Junior Football Champions, 1953. The Saskatoon Hilltops have developed a proud tradition since the club was organized in 1947 and it all started in 1953 when the club won their first Canadian championship. This also marked the beginning Read more →

  • 1922 Saskwanis Rugby Team

    Accomplishments: Western Canadian Rugby Champions, 1922. In 1922, a 19-man rugby team formed in Saskatoon and became that year’s Western Canadian Junior Rugby champions. Saskwanis, as they called themselves, was made up of rugby players from Saskatoon teams, the University Read more →

  • Victor Lynn

    Victor “Vic” Lynn

    Vic Lynn’s very interesting hockey story began in Saskatoon.  He had a short junior career with the Saskatoon Quakers that included a Memorial Cup appearance in 1942.  Vic had a one game trial with the New York Rangers of the Read more →

  • Bill Hunter

    William “Bill” Hunter

    Saskatoon-born Bill Hunter has had a storied career that involves a multitude of sports.  While growing up in Saskatoon in the 30’s, he founded the Saskatoon Dukes Football Club, the forerunner of the Hilltops.  After attending Notre Dame College at Read more →