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…

Atom Longhorn Oil Klippers win league championship

‘The kids played real hard all throughout the season and we had a great group of coaches and parents that were committed throughout the entire season’

Atom Longhorn Oil Klippers win league championshipKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Atom Longhorn Oil Klippers swept through the season and won the Hi-Way 14 hockey league championships this past weekend with a sweep of the North Battleford Oil Barons 1 squad. They won game one 11-8 in Kindersley Friday and closed off the best-of-three final 10-4 in North Battleford…

Red Lions down 1-0 in final series

‘We have to stay out of the box. I think we deserved the penalties we received,’ said coach Wayne Samson

Red Lions down 1-0 in final seriesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Wilkie Outlaws scored three power play goals Sunday en route to a 6-3 win over the Kindersley Red Lions in game one of their Sask West Hockey League championship series. Game 2 will be played Wednesday in Wilkie. No other games had been set as of press time. Coach…

Klippers match up with Bruins in league quarter-finals

Captain Cole Plotnikoff said the team feels good. ‘We have had success against them and we are feeling pretty confident going into the series’

Klippers match up with Bruins in league quarter-finalsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Junior Klippers (29-22-4-3-65 points) will take on the Estevan Bruins (34-19-3-2-73) in their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League best-of-seven quarter-final series, beginning this Friday night. The Klippers closed out the season with a home-and-home series with the Battlefords North Stars and split that series, winning game one at home Tuesday…

Historic byelection win for Sask. Party candidate

Ken Francis earns 88.1% of the vote, the highest percentage of votes any party candidate has ever received in a provincial election

Historic byelection win for Sask. Party candidateKenneth Brown of The Clarion Ken Francis of the Saskatchewan Party has been elected as the next Kindersley MLA and his byelection victory set a Sask. Party election record. According to results from Elections Saskatchewan, there was a total of 3,790 votes cast from a possible 11,690 eligible voters in the Kindersley constituency. Voter turnout…

Red Lions’ historic comeback sends them to the SWHL finals

‘Our leadership really stepped up. We had that never-say die-attitude,’ said coach Wayne Samson

Red Lions’ historic comeback sends them to the SWHL finalsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions completed a historic comeback Sunday, winning three straight games over the Macklin Mohawks, after being down 2-0 to win their best-of-five Sask West Hockey League semifinal series. The Red Lions completed the turnaround with a 7-4 win on Sunday. They won game four 7-3 last Wednesday…

Storm U17 team comes up short at provincials

Kindersley outdoor soccer registration deadline is March 27. Organization is looking for coaches, managers, board members and volunteers

Storm U17 team comes up short at provincialsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley U17 Storm FC team competed in the six-versus-six provincial championships on the weekend . Unfortunately, didn’t come up with a win but nevertheless competed well. “We just can’t seem to finish in those close games,” said coach Darin Wildman. “We just can’t find the back of the net.”…

Music festival just around the corner

The festival kicks off on March 12 and the 300 entrants will take part in various performance arts classes taught by a host of talented instructors. Top performers will display their talent at Stars of the Festival on the 23

Music festival just around the cornerKevin McBain of The Clarion The countdown to the 55th annual Kindersley and District Music Festival is on. This year’s event will take place from March 12 to 22, closing off with the Stars of the Festival grand finalé on Friday, March 23. Once again, participants will be involved in vocal, musical theatre, speech arts,…

Klippers enter week on four-game winning streak

With five games remaining in the regular season, the club has locked up a playoff spot. But they could finish anywhere from sixth to eighth place

Klippers enter week on four-game winning streakKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers are on a hot streak. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team has won four in a row and the offence really came alive last week. They defeated the Notre Dame Hounds in Wilcox, winning 6-2 on Wednesday. During a weekend set at home against Yorkton, they won…

Crunch time for the Red Lions

Kindersley senior squad trails in two playoff series: league and provincials

Crunch time for the Red Lions  Kevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions have their backs against the wall in both league and provincial playoffs. The squad is down 2-1 in the league series against Macklin and will play game four of the best-of-five Sask West Hockey League semifinals tonight (Wednesday) at 8:30 p.m. They also hope to…

Klippers need to score more

Despite strong goaltending, the SJHL team won just one of four games last week on the road

Kevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersely Klippers need to score more goals. The Klippers lost three of four Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League games on the road last week and it didn’t turn out the way they wanted. “It was disappointing to be honest,” said coach Geoff Grimwood. “We thought we could get at least…

KCS junior boys cap off perfect season with title

High school basketball roundup

KCS junior boys cap off perfect season with titleKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School junior boys basketball team have capped off a perfect season. The boys didn’t lose a game all season and closed things off with a win at the district championships in Outlook last Wednesday. They defeated St. Gabriel School in their first game, 86-28, to advance to…

Red Lions drop first game to Macklin

‘In my mind they are cowards,’ said coach Wayne Samson about the Mohawks. ‘They talk the talk but don’t walk the walk at all.’

Red Lions drop first game to MacklinKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions lost 6-3 to the Mohawks in the opening game of the second round of Sask West Hockey League playoffs in Macklin on Sunday. Game two will be played tonight at 8:30 p.m. in Kindersley. Coach Wayne Samson said that the team was sucked into the Macklin-style…

Klippers red hot in February

Three wins in the last week give the SJHL team four victories in four games this month

Klippers red hot in FebruaryKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers have been red-hot in February. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team was three-for-three last week and is four-for-four this month. They defeated the La Ronge Ice Wolves 5-2 on Saturday and 2-1 in Unity last Wednesday. Sandwiched in between, they defeated the Notre Dame Hounds 3-1 on…

Red Lions advance to next rounds in provincial and league playoffs

Shaunavon Badgers bounced in two straight games in provincials; Macklin Mohawks up next in league playoffs

Red Lions advance to next rounds in provincial and league playoffsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Red Lions advanced to the second round of the provincial senior A playoffs after sweeping the Shaunavon Badgers in two straight games. They defeated the Badgers 5-1 in game one in Kindersley a week ago. Game 2 was played Friday in Shaunavon, and the Red Lions had to come…