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…

Sacked: sports media objectivity is being thrown for a loss

The relationship between the covered and those covering is morphing as teams expect different things from the people who inhabit the press box

Sacked: sports media objectivity is being thrown for a lossMany sports traditions are fading away. Fighting in hockey. The phantom tag at second base in baseball. The big slow centre in basketball. Is media objectivity when covering sports about to become another vestige of the past? Could be. The death last week at the age of 91 of Red Fisher, the iconic Montreal sportswriter,…

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…

Red Lions still have a shot at second place in SWHL

Kindersley senior team preparing for league playoffs and adding players in hopes of a long run in provincials

Red Lions still have a shot at second place in SWHLKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions still have a mathematical chance of getting into second place in the Sask West Hockey League. The Red Lions have two games remaining and sit in third place in the senior league with 22 points. Macklin is second with one game remaining and 25 points. The…

Red Lions split weekend games

The Red Lions have three regular season games remaining: in Kerrobert on Friday, at home to the Tigers on Jan. 26 and in Luseland on Jan. 27

Red Lions split weekend gamesKevin McBain of The Clarion Red Lions fans saw two great games last weekend. The Sask West Hockey League team lost to Biggar 6-5 on Saturday, after defeating Eatonia 6-5 on Friday night. With three games remaining in the season, the Red Lions are third with a record of 10-5-2 for 22 points, just one…

Filling the hoops

The Kindersley Composite School Kobras senior girls split their team in half on the weekend to play five games

Filling the hoopsThe Kindersley Composite School Kobras senior girls split their team in half on the weekend, with one group playing in Kerrobert and the other playing in Eatonia. The team in Eatonia played well, winning the tournament in a big way, winning three games – defeating Rosetown 73-23, Eatonia 78-31 and Leader 65-17. Top left, Madison…

Klippers finish week with win over Bruins

Captain nearing return from injury; cutting back on penalties remains a focus; new additions have an impact; local players shine at showcase

Klippers finish week with win over BruinsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Klippers finished off a three-game Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League road trip Saturday on a positive note, defeating the Estevan Bruins 2-1 on Saturday night, after losing to the Red Wings 3-1 on Friday and to the Bruins 3-2 in overtime last Wednesday. On Tuesday, the Klippers were scheduled to…

An Oil slick of disastrous proportions

There’s a clock ticking on the Oilers’ monopoly on Connor McDavid’s affections

An Oil slick of disastrous proportionsMaybe Edmonton NHL fans should record a song called How Do You Solve A Problem Named The Oilers? Because someone has to figure out what in the name of Bep Guidolin is going on with their hockey team. As we near the all-star break (once called the Olympic break), the hockey heroes from northern Alberta…
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