August 16, 2015
Team Sask is excited to announce Brooke Hobson from Prince Albert as the Flag Bearer for the Wood Buffalo 2015 Western Canada Summer Games Closing Ceremony.
Hobson is a multi-sport athlete, advancing through the sport system by competing in golf at the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games and 2013 Canada Summer Games, as well as in hockey in the 2014 Saskatchewan Winter Games and 2015 Canada Winter Games. At 16 years of age, Hobson has already verbally agreed to play hockey with the Northeastern Huskies, and most recently won the Junior Women’s Golf championships in Yorkton last month. Hobson is a three time winner of the Sask Junior Championships and is a two time Amateur Sask Women’s team member for Golf. Hobson contributed to a Silver medal for Team Sask in the Women’s Team event at these 2015 Western Canada Summer Games in Wood Buffalo, and placed fourth overall in the individual event.
The Closing Ceremony marks the official end to the 2015 Western Canada Games and will be taking place tonight at Shell Place in Fort McMurray.
The final medal count for Team Sask is 22 Gold, 42 Silver, and 63 Bronze, placing the team fourth overall in medals.
Athletes competed in 18 different sports throughout the two phase event. Team Sask results are available on the Team Sask web site at www.teamsask.ca and can also be found at https://wcsg2015.gems.pro.
The official 2015 Western Canada Summer Games Web site is located at http://2015woodbuffalo.com/
For more information, please contact Briana Bolduc, Team Sask Media Liaison at:
(306) 551-6624 or email@example.com