Progress continues on new aquatic centre

Fundraising will get ramped up again as the weather improves, says the mayor

Progress continues on new aquatic centre  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Construction and fundraising continue for the Kindersley Aquatic Centre project. The roof and outside walls have been put in place to close in the building. The work continues under the cover of a structure that is starting to look like a building. A building consortium of two companies including…

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…

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…

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…

Karate students bring home awards from Saskatoon

Evan Pelletier won two silver medals and was awarded the Spirit Award for outstanding sportsmanship and overall performance

Karate students bring home awards from SaskatoonContributed story On Saturday, March 10, 10 members of the Kindersley Karate Club travelled to Saskatoon to participate in the JKA Western Canadian Regional Karate Championship, with athletes from Wetaskiwin and Saskatoon clubs. Competitions took place in three events: kata, kumite and team kata, with white to brown belts represented. Our Kindersley athletes did very…

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…

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…

KCS basketball teams move on to regionals

The KCS girls next face a team from Sandy Bay, in Lumsden; the boys also face a Sandy Bay team, in Clavet

KCS basketball teams move on to regionalsClarion staff The Kindersley Composite School senior girls and boys basketball teams have advanced to the next rung in the ladder to the provincials. The girls hosted the 3A Conference 4 championships this weekend and four of the six teams in attendance were able to move on. The KCS girls had to just win their…

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…

Local skaters finding success

The annual carnival, Skatetacular 2018, takes place at the West Central Events Centre on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Local skaters finding successSkaters in the Kindersley Skating Club have been busy this March. Four skaters attended the Jean Norman provincial skating competition in Swift Current March 2-4: Courtlyn Bertoia, Jayden Moen, Suzannah Bakanec and Simeon Bakanec. They all did very well according to skating club president, Shannon Skinner. They all placed in their events. Jayden received silver…