Senior Klippers alumni gather for birthday surprise

Mable Stanley honoured on her 100th birthday for the years of volunteer work she put in for the team

Senior Klippers alumni gather for birthday surprise  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Alumni from the Kindersley Senior Klippers hockey club have come together to show their appreciation for a 100-year-old woman who had a big impact on their lives. A group of about 10 Klippers alumni and their wives planned a surprise celebration for Mable Stanley on the day she turned…

Red Lions looking forward to second half of season

After splitting weekend games, the team is gearing up for a number of home games, when it hopes to gain ground

Red Lions looking forward to second half of seasonKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions are still searching for the consistency that makes for a championship team. The team again split weekend Sask West Hockey League games, losing 9-2 to the Wilkie Outlaws on Friday before coming back to beat the Huskies in Eatonia 4-3 on Saturday night. At the halfway…

Klippers hope some home cooking will cure their ails

Four-game road trip ends with just one win. Next up, they have five home games in eight nights before the Christmas break

Klippers hope some home cooking will cure their ailsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers hit the road last week for four games in five nights and things didn't go so well, despite a shutout win in their opener. Last Wednesday, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team earned a 3-0 shutout win over the Notre Dame Hounds with Justen Close stopping all…

KCS Kobras girls win two of three in home tourney

‘They’re really good at playing well under pressure,’ said coach Autumn Lane, who also praised the team’s shooting and communication

KCS Kobras girls win two of three in home tourneyKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School senior girls basketball team earned two wins in three games in their home tournament last weekend. The Kobras opened the tournament on Friday with a tough 60-54 loss against the eventual champions from Caronport High School. But they rebounded on Saturday to win two straight, a…

Red Lions split weekend games

They face the undefeated Outlaws in Wilkie on Friday and are in Eatonia on Saturday to take on the Huskies

Red Lions split weekend gamesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions split their home games on the weekend against Macklin and Kerrobert and sit in fourth in the Sask. West Hockey League with a 4-3-1 record. The Red Lions closed off the weekend with a 7-4 win over the Kerrobert Tigers on Saturday after losing to the…

Klippers earn two points in Macklin; make trades

Newly-acquired forward Keilan Olson has seven goals and 17 assists in 24 games this season

Klippers earn two points in Macklin; make tradesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers had a light schedule this week, playing just a neutral site game in Macklin on Nov. 29, beating the La Ronge Ice Wolves 3-2. Fans got to see a wide-open Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League affair with the teams combining for 89 shots. The Klippers’ young guns led…

KCS senior basketball teams off to great starts

Kindersley boys and girls teams both win opening tournaments

KCS senior basketball teams off to great startsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School senior boys and girls basketball teams had successful starts to their seasons last weekend. The boys hosted a six-team tournament with representation from Unity, Eagleview (Onion Lake), Saskatoon Legacy, Delisle and Asquith competing in two pools. The KCS boys started off against a very tough Unity…

Double D forced to hang up the skates

Back issues force Kindersley product Derek Dorsett to leave the NHL after more than 500 games

Double D forced to hang up the skatesClarion staff Health problems are forcing Kindersley’s Derek Dorsett to hang up his skates. The National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks announced last week that due to the health risks associated with playing, the 30-year-old must retire. Dorsett has played 515 NHL games through 10 seasons (with 51 goals and 76 assists for 127 points) with…

Storm team wins gold

Under-11 team dominates at the Aurora Open soccer tournament in Saskatoon; other local teams do well

Storm team wins goldClarion staff The Kindersley under-11 Storm team earned gold medals this past weekend at the Aurora Open soccer tournament in Saskatoon. The event was a big one, featuring 112 teams in all age divisions. The U11 team, with players from Kindersley and Rosetown, was dominant in this tournament, winning four straight games. They had just…

Sledge hockey tournament a success

The hometown Klippers did well, winning two games before losing their final one to an intermediate team from Regina

Sledge hockey tournament a successClarion staff The Kindersley Klippers sledge hockey tournament was dubbed a success by manager Tracy Lyons. The third annual event featured 10 teams from Saskatchewan and Alberta. It was the largest tournament to date. Teams were divided into junior and intermediate divisions. The hometown Klippers did well, winning two games before losing their final one…