Undefeated teams clash in championship
BY DARREN ZARY, THE STARPHOENIX JULY 15, 2011
The Saskatoon Valkyries are about to figure out how the west is won.
On Saturday afternoon, the Valkyries will play the veteran-laden Edmonton Storm in the first-ever Women's Western Canadian Football League championship final at Lethbridge, Alta..
It's a clash of two undefeated squads, both of which finished the regular season with a perfect 4-0 record.
"It's a great way to finish the year," said Valkyries head coach Jeff Yausie.
Saskatoon is coming off a 36-6 victory over the Regina Riot in the Prairie Conference final. Meanwhile, Edmonton edged the Calgary Rage 13-9 to take the Western Conference final.
Yausie expects the Storm to be the biggest test thus far for the Saskatoon squad. The Valkyries got an unofficial sneak-peak of the Storm in during the pre-season jamboree in Saskatoon. Read full story...