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 -…

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.…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Red Lions’ backs against the wall – again

Down 2-0 to the Outlaws in their best-of-five SWHL final series, going into game three Friday night in Wilkie

Red Lions’ backs against the wall – againKevin McBain of The Clarion The Red Lions are down two games to none to Wilkie in their best-of-five Sask. West Hockey League finals, going into game three Friday night in Wilkie. The Red Lions dropped their second game of their series in Wilkie last Wednesday 3-2 in overtime after losing game one 6-3 in…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…