Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town council

Town council byelection to replace Ken Francis has been set for April 11. Nominations close on March 7

Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley Minor Ball (KMB) has an ambitious plan they’ve presented to town officials. Chad Miller, the KMB president, shared plans with town council on Feb. 12 and detailed the organization’s proposed expenditures for 2018. He noted that the budget for capital improvements already included $40,000 in the approved preliminary budget…

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…

Red Lions ride depth to first-round playoff success

Senior team awaits SWHL semifinal opponent; heads to Shaunavon hoping to wrap up provincial series

Red Lions ride depth to first-round playoff successKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions swept last week’s games, winning all three playoff contests and advancing to the league semifinals. The Red Lions defeated the Biggar Nationals 2-1 in overtime on Thursday night in Biggar and followed that up with a 5-1 victory back in Kindersley to take the best-of-three Sask…

Klippers trying to find rhythm

Junior team hosts La Ronge in Unity tonight, before hosting Notre Dame on Friday and La Ronge on Saturday.

Klippers trying to find rhythmKevin McBain of The Clarion The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League Kindersley Klippers have struggled most of the season to string wins together. Last week was an example. They were shut out 5-0 in North Battleford last Tuesday before losing in a shootout 3-2 against Estevan on Wednesday, then closing out the week with a 3-1…

Kindersley ballplayer reaching for the top

Pitcher Joel McGrath is drawing plenty of attention from scouts on both sides of the border

Kindersley ballplayer reaching for the topKevin McBain of The Clarion Kindersley’s Joel McGrath’s baseball resume continues to grow. The 16-year-old Grade 11 student who is attending the Badlands Baseball Academy in Oyen, Alta., recently competed at a Perfect Game West tournament in Phoenix, Ariz., with some of the best young baseball players in North America. He has also recently been…

Red Lions close out season with a split; draw Biggar in first playoff round

The senior team is also preparing for provincial playoffs against Shaunavon, with Game 1 to be played on Sunday at 7 p.m. in Kindersley

Red Lions close out season with a split; draw Biggar in first playoff roundKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions will take on Biggar in the first round of playoffs. The Red Lions closed out their Sask West Hockey League season with a win and a loss to finish the season with a record of 11 wins, seven loses and two overtime losses for 24 points,…

Are the Klippers hitting their stride?

‘We’re starting to get back to a full lineup and things are getting better,’ says coach Geoff Grimwood.

Are the Klippers hitting their stride?Kevin McBain of The Clarion The Klippers have had a solid January heading into this week. The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team is playing .500 hockey so far with four wins and four losses against some very tough opponents. The squad picked up two wins out of three games last week, defeating the Battlefords North…

Kindersley junior basketball teams have been dominant

KCS basketball roundup: senior boys place second in tournament, senior girls gearing up for a couple of tournaments

Kindersley junior basketball teams have been dominantKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley junior boys and girls basketball teams ruled the roost last weekend. On the girls side, the Junior Kobras and Elizabeth Lions hosted a six-team tournament this past weekend and the two teams ended up meeting in the finals. The older Junior Kobras ended up winning this one by…

Kindersley atom teams dominate home tournament

The Longhorn Oil & Gas Klippers defeated the Blue Bandits in the A final of the nine-team event. The Kaos finished third overall

Kindersley atom teams dominate home tournamentKevin McBain of The Clarion Kindersley’s three atom hockey teams have all done very well this season. The three teams finished in the top three spots in the recent local tournament. The Kindersley No. 1 Longhorn Oil & Gas Klippers defeated the Kindersley No. 2 Blue Bandits in the A final 7-3 to claim the…

Busy week gives Klippers a chance to move up the standings

Cole Plotnikoff ready to return after long injury layoff; Justen Close and Keillan Olson shine in the MJHL/SJHL showcase

Busy week gives Klippers a chance to move up the standingsKevin McBain of The Clarion Ten days after the Kindersley Klippers 2-1 win over Estevan, the squad returned to the ice yesterday. In a busy end to January with five games in eight days, the Klippers were scheduled to host the Battlefords (1-5 record) last night before hosting Humboldt (0-5) in a neutral site game…
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