KCS volleyball teams compete hard

Junior programs wind up their seasons; senior teams continue with tournament and conference play

KCS volleyball teams compete hardKevin McBain of The Clarion The high school volleyball season is coming to a close and all the Kindersley Composite School teams have had fairly successful seasons. The junior girls and boys volleyball seasons came to an end this past weekend with district championships. Junior girls The junior girls hosted the district championships this past…

Junior Klippers can’t hang on to three-goal lead

Humboldt scores five straight in a four-minute stretch. Kindersley back in action on Saturday at home

Junior Klippers can’t hang on to three-goal leadKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Junior Klippers had a light Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League schedule last week, just playing on Tuesday in Humboldt against the Broncos. It was almost like a World Series game, with a couple of momentum swings. You never knew which way it was going to go. The Klipper’s Austin…

Red Lions show firepower in exhibition tilt

Senior team's season opens on Nov. 3 at home against the defending league champion Wilkie Outlaws

Red Lions show firepower in exhibition tiltKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions hosted the Luseland Mallards Friday in what looks to be there only exhibition match prior to hosting Wilkie in the season and home opener Nov. 3. The Red Lions proved to be too strong for the shorthanded Mallards, winning by a score of 12-2. Coach Wayne…

Kobras host provincial quarter-final game Saturday

KCS advanced after defeating the Meadow Lake Spartans 49-14 on Thursday in front of a loud and proud home crowd

Kobras host provincial quarter-final game SaturdayKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School Kobras football team will host the Fort Qu’Appelle Marauders this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Rotary Field in a provincial quarter-final match. The Kobras advanced to the provincial quarters after defeating the Meadow Lake Spartans 49-14 on Thursday in the 3A conference playoffs in front of…

Fletcher leads Klippers to emotional win over league’s top team

Three-point night for Kindersley forward, whose father passed away on Friday

Fletcher leads Klippers to emotional win over league’s top teamKevin McBain of The Clarion The Jr. Klippers earned a big, hard-working win over the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s best team, the Melfort Mustangs, on Saturday. The 3-2 home victory was very emotional for the team. “We were playing with heavy hearts,” said assistant coach Larry Wintoneak. “Josh Fletcher’s father passed away on Friday. We…

A nation’s solid foundation – of ice

How Canadians think about hockey and identify with our nation's successes at the rink help set us apart from Americans

A nation’s solid foundation – of iceThe new hockey season is now in full swing. For a Canadian living in the United States, the beginning of play feels like a letter from home. Sure, the U.S. has more National Hockey League teams than Canada. They always did – even when it was just the much ballyhooed Original Six. But proportion doesn’t…

Kobras host conference playoff game tomorrow

The Kobras trounced the visiting Meadow Lake Spartans Friday night, winning by a score of 40-0

Kobras host conference playoff game tomorrowKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Kobras hosted the Meadow Lake Spartans Friday in the team’s regular season finalé and they came up big. The Kobras trounced the visiting Spartans, winning by a score of 40-0 and earn first-place, with a 3-3 record, among the 3A teams in the conference, enabling them to host…

Klippers on a bit of a roll

The Klippers have won six of their past eight games now including a 4-3 victory over the visiting Melville Millionaires Saturday night

Klippers on a bit of a rollKevin McBain of The Clarion The Klippers are on a bit of a roll. The Klippers have won six of their past eight games now including a 4-3 victory over the visiting Melville Millionaires Saturday night. Coach Geoff Grimwood says that the guys are playing hard. “The guys are putting in a good effort every…

Kindersley trio enjoy season with Kamloops Broncos

Derek Walde, Casey Powell and Riley McLean each played for the team that finished the year with a 2-8 record

Kindersley trio  enjoy season with Kamloops BroncosKevin McBain of The Clarion Three former members of the Kindersley Kobras football team competed with the Kamloops Broncos of the Canadian Junior Football League this season. Derek Walde, Casey Powell and Riley McLean each played for the team that finished the year with a 2-8 record. Walde, in his fourth season with the Broncos…

How I finally made peace with the CFL

I still prefer the NFL to the CFL. But I’ve gained a brand-new appreciation for the Canadian game

How I finally made peace with the CFLFor years, I’ve written columns and op-eds declaring my preference for the National Football League over the Canadian Football League. The former was described as a superior organization in terms of teams, players, skills and quality of game, while the latter was depicted as either a weak sister or mediocre by comparison. In March, I…
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