Braden Close and Team Alberta make it a three-peat

Local sledge hockey player will take much-earned break before heading back to training in hopes of getting an invitation to the national team camp in September

Braden Close and Team Alberta make it a three-peat  Kevin McBain of The Clarion Local athlete Braden Close helped his Team Alberta to win their third straight national sledge hockey championship on the weekend in Richmond, B.C. The team had a gruelling schedule, playing five games in just three days. They persevered and won all five games in the four-team tournament.

Karate students win big at national event

Destiny Chester won silver in two events. Andrew Glass won a silver medal. Teagan Chester earned a bronze medal

Karate students win big at national eventSubmitted story On Saturday, April 21, three athletes from the Kindersley Karate Club were competitors at the 2018 National Karate Championship of JKA International Canada. The competition was held at University College of the North in The Pas, Manitoba. All three students performed very well over the course of the tournament, which saw athletes from…

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…

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,…

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…

Minor hockey honours players

Annual memorial award recipients and team-by-team individual award winners

Minor hockey honours playersClarion staff Kindersley Minor Hockey held its annual awards night April 10 at the Co-op arena with players being recognized for their hard work throughout the season. Just to highlight a few of the annual memorial award winners from the evening: The Trent Kresse Memorial Award this year was earned by Rylan Nutley of the…

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.…

Soccer is alive and well in Kindersley

Close to 190 youth, about 20 more than last year, have registered for the spring outdoor season and there is still time to register

Soccer is alive and well in KindersleyClarion staff Soccer is a growing sport in the Kindersley area. Close to 190 youth, about 20 more than last year, have registered already for the spring outdoor season and there is still time to register. If you have missed registration, don’t fret, there is still time. Call Kindersley Minor Soccer President Darin Wildman 306-463-7866…