Red Lions win two to move in to third place

The SWHL team now have their sights set on Macklin, who are just two points ahead of them in the standings, but do have a game in hand

Red Lions win two to move in to third placeKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions closed off 2017 in fine fashion on the weekend with two wins at home. The Red Lions defeated the Unity Miners 5-3 on Friday night and slid past the Eatonia Huskies, 2-1 in overtime Saturday night in front of a large hometown crowd. The two wins…

Klippers’ games postponed; play tonight in North Battleford

The SJHL team will host the Notre Dame Hounds on Saturday before heading out on the road for four straight games

Klippers’ games postponed; play tonight in North BattlefordClarion staff The Kindersley Klippers had the weekend off, despite having two games scheduled against the Battlefords North Stars. The team was supposed to be in the Battlefords on Friday night but the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League game was postponed due to the extreme cold weather. This game will take place tonight at the North…

Red Lions take on Mallards tonight

The Kindersley senior squad has three games on tap before Christmas. They sit in fourth place in the Sask. West Hockey League with a 5-4-1 record

Red Lions take on Mallards tonightClarion staff The Kindersley Red Lions had last weekend off, but hit the ice again with three Sask. West Hockey League games before Christmas Day. The Red Lions will host the 2-7 Luseland Mallards tonight, in a rare mid-week matchup, beginning at 8:30 p.m. On Friday, they will be in Biggar (4-7). And on Saturday,…

Klippers break losing streak with win over Flin Flon

SJHL team returns to action after the Christmas break on Dec. 29 with a game in the Battlefords, then are home to the North Stars on Dec. 30

Klippers break losing streak with win over Flin FlonClarion staff The Kindersley Klippers broke a losing slide with a 5-4 victory over the Flin Flon Bombers on Monday. The Junior Klippers had lost their past six Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League games heading into the two-game set against the Bombers on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, the Klippers earned a hard-fought victory over the…

Luck plays a big part in creating a winning athlete

Fire the coach. Yell at the players to motivate them. Or accept that luck plays a significant role in the outcome, no matter how valiant your efforts

Luck plays a big part in creating a winning athleteNow is the winter of sports discontent. National Football League coaches are being primed for the chop. National Hockey League and National Basketball Association coaches, too, are trying to stay one step ahead of the grim reaper as their teams’ rosy prospects dim. In the NFL, we hear that longtime Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis…

Senior Klippers alumni gather for birthday surprise

Mable Stanley honoured on her 100th birthday for the years of volunteer work she put in for the team

Senior Klippers alumni gather for birthday surprise  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion Alumni from the Kindersley Senior Klippers hockey club have come together to show their appreciation for a 100-year-old woman who had a big impact on their lives. A group of about 10 Klippers alumni and their wives planned a surprise celebration for Mable Stanley on the day she turned…

Red Lions looking forward to second half of season

After splitting weekend games, the team is gearing up for a number of home games, when it hopes to gain ground

Red Lions looking forward to second half of seasonKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions are still searching for the consistency that makes for a championship team. The team again split weekend Sask West Hockey League games, losing 9-2 to the Wilkie Outlaws on Friday before coming back to beat the Huskies in Eatonia 4-3 on Saturday night. At the halfway…

Klippers hope some home cooking will cure their ails

Four-game road trip ends with just one win. Next up, they have five home games in eight nights before the Christmas break

Klippers hope some home cooking will cure their ailsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers hit the road last week for four games in five nights and things didn't go so well, despite a shutout win in their opener. Last Wednesday, the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League team earned a 3-0 shutout win over the Notre Dame Hounds with Justen Close stopping all…

KCS Kobras girls win two of three in home tourney

‘They’re really good at playing well under pressure,’ said coach Autumn Lane, who also praised the team’s shooting and communication

KCS Kobras girls win two of three in home tourneyKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School senior girls basketball team earned two wins in three games in their home tournament last weekend. The Kobras opened the tournament on Friday with a tough 60-54 loss against the eventual champions from Caronport High School. But they rebounded on Saturday to win two straight, a…

How Toronto FC’s win could transform soccer’s reputation in Canada

The MLS champions have put the spotlight on the 'beautiful game' like never before in this country

How Toronto FC’s win could transform soccer’s reputation in CanadaIt wasn’t long ago that Toronto FC was regarded as one of the worst teams in Major League Soccer history. Now, they’re at the pinnacle of success – and in a unique position to permanently transform soccer’s reputation in Canada. On Saturday, Toronto FC (Football Club) won the MLS Cup by beating Seattle Sounders 2-0…