Local soccer player takes his game down south

Mason Clapper, 16, attends tryout camp for U.S. colleges

Local soccer player takes his game down southKevin McBain of The Clarion A young local soccer player is looking ahead to his future. Mason Clapper, 16, was invited and recently attended a tryout, with college scouts in attendance, at Oxford, Ohio, the home of Miami University. Mason went down with mom Amanda and Bruce Penner for the workout held April 29. It…

Local player represents Canada in international series

‘It has been an honour and a privilege every time I pull on the Team Canada jersey’

Local player represents Canada in international series  Kevin McBain of The Clarion There is something very special about representing your country, pulling the jersey with the Maple Leaf on it, and trying your best to win for your team and your country. Braden Close, 22, experienced this feeling for the second time as a member of Team Canada’s national development ‘para…

Don’t be average, be legendary!

A record 180 students from Grade 7 to 12 attended the two-day leadership event, finding plenty of inspiration to accomplish great things

Don’t be average, be legendary!Kevin McBain of The Clarion Elizabeth Middle School was the site for the 11th annual 2018 Sun West School Division Student Leadership Conference on April 19 and 20. A record number of Grades 7 to 12 students, 180, attended the two-day event from about 16 schools in the school division. The event is completely organized…

Junior Klippers host spring camp

Fans got a glimpse of some of the players who will be in the SJHL team’s uniform in the near future

Junior Klippers host spring campKevin McBain of The Clarion Nearly 60 young hockey players took to the ice last weekend for the annual Klippers spring hockey camp. The camp gives the players a taste of junior A hockey and introduces them to the Klipper program, while giving the coaches and scouts a better look at what the players can…

Plenty of horsepower at Kindersley Indoor Rodeo

The three-day event will also feature barbecues, face painting, live music and fun for all ages

Plenty of horsepower at Kindersley Indoor RodeoKevin McBain of The Clarion The countdown is on for the 27th annual Kindersley Indoor Rodeo! We’re just one month away from one of the biggest events to happen in Kindersley this year. There will be a lot of buckin’, a lot of horsepower and a whole lot of fun to be had, once again,…

Snowball season? Baseball is just around the corner

A total of 277 youth have registered for Kindersley baseball. That will make up 25 to 27 teams

Snowball season? Baseball is just around the cornerKevin McBain of The Clarion Ball season is just around the corner! Well, hopefully, depending on the weather. A total of 277 youth have registered for ball teams this year that will make up between 25 to 27 teams. President of Kindersley Minor Ball, Chad Miller, said that players can still register if they wish.…

Legion branch pays tribute

Full house at the annual awards night and banquet, where several people were honoured for their service

Legion branch pays tributeKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Legion Branch #57 held their annual awards night and banquet Saturday with a full house in attendance. New president of the Legion, Patrick Brick, was the emcee for the event. Following a delicious meal, many people were recognized through different programs. Service pins were presented to: Associates -…

Kindersley duo reflect on university hockey careers

Kennedy Harris and Kori Herner recently packed up their hockey gear after competing at the national U Sports Hockey championship

Kindersley duo reflect on university hockey careersKevin McBain of The Clarion It’s the end of the university hockey road for the two Kindersley hockey players. Kennedy Harris and Kori Herner recently packed up their hockey gear after competing at the national U Sports Hockey championship held March 15-18 in London, Ont. The players grew up together, played softball and hockey together…

Humboldt Broncos tragedy shakes Kindersley

From far and wide, tributes, offers of help and money pour in after devastating accident

Humboldt Broncos tragedy shakes KindersleyKevin McBain of The Clarion In the blink of an eye. Friday, April 6 will be a day that won’t be soon forgotten in Saskatchewan. A tragic accident occurred between a semitrailer and a bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos headed to Nipawin for game five of their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoff series.…

Local sledge players golden at Westerns

The Kindersley Jr. Klippers swept through the round-robin event and the gold medal final to bring home first place in the four-team division

Local sledge players golden at WesternsKevin McBain of The Clarion Kindersley sledge hockey players were involved with three different teams in three different categories and all of their teams went undefeated and won gold at the Western Canadian Sledge Hockey Championships in Red Deer, Alta., on the weekend. Tracy Lyons, manager of the Kindersley sledge hockey club, said that it…

Music festival celebrates 55th year in style

The two-week Kindersley and District Music Festival boasted close to 300 entries and closed with the Stars of the Festival Gala

Music festival celebrates 55th year in styleKevin McBain of The Clarion Each year, the talent on display at the Kindersley and District Music Festival is awe-inspiring. The musicianship from young to old and in every class shows the dedication of the parents and the talent of the many fantastic teachers that have been tasked to mould raw talent into the great…

Klippers’ playoff run falls short of expectations

‘Our penalty kill had been so good all year, but unfortunately we had a tough week and it caught up to us’

Klippers’ playoff run falls short of expectationsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers were swept by the Estevan Bruins in the second round of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoffs. The Klippers bowed out last Wednesday, losing 3-2 in Game 4 of their series at home. They had lost the night before, 5-0, also in Kindersley after losing the first…

Klippers hope to claw their way back in series

Team looking for a boost from home fans in series against the Estevan Bruins

Klippers hope to claw their way back in seriesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers and Estevan Bruins are embroiled in a battle in their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League quarter-final series. The Klippers came out on the short end of the stick in the first two games of this series in Estevan, losing game one 3-1 on Friday and game two 3-2…

KCS basketball teams close to earning spots at Hoopla

Mixed results at regional tournaments for boys and girls, but coaches pleased with efforts and season

KCS basketball teams close to earning spots at HooplaKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School senior girls have had a great season and came very close to making it to the provincial championships. The girls were at the 3A regional tournament in Lumsden on the weekend and did very well. In their first game Friday, they defeated Sandy Bay by a…