Kindersley Storm soccer teams continue to excel

Under-13 team goes undefeated in their three-team division to claim the gold medal in Saskatoon

Kindersley Storm soccer teams continue to excelKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley travel teams continued to find success at soccer tournaments last weekend. The Kindersley Storm sent four teams to the Saskatoon Harder Avalon with all of them finding some success. Leading the way was the under-13 team, which went undefeated in their three-team division to claim the gold medal.…

Klippers go all in on defence picks in bantam draft

‘It was a strong year for defencemen so we decided to take this opportunity to load up on the back end,’ head scout says

Klippers go all in on defence picks in bantam draftKevin McBain of The Clarion The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League held its annual general meetings in Nipawin on the weekend with several items on the agenda, including the bantam draft, which was held Friday morning All six players that the Klippers chose were defencemen. Head scout Stef Cormat said that it was a good year…

Coin flip decides tournament champions

The West Central Saskatchewan Oilmen’s Association 42nd annual golf tournament ended in a tie

Coin flip decides tournament championsClarion Staff The West Central Saskatchewan Oilmen’s Association (WCSOA) has held its 42nd annual golf tournament, and it ended in a tie at the top of the leaderboard. Teams of two golfers gathered at the Kindersley Regional Park & Golf Course on May 26 for the WCSOA tournament. A total of 68 teams and 136…

Professional sports turning grieving into a PR scam

The great divide in sports is spurred by phoney patriotism and over-commercialization

Professional sports turning grieving into a PR scamWhen President George W. Bush took the mound at Yankee Stadium to throw out the first pitch following the horrific 9/11 attacks, sports helped bring the United States together as a country. As Howard Bryant recently wrote, sports were a “healing balm” for a hurting nation. But since then, pro sports owners and big-time college…

Eighteen KCS athletes qualify for provincials

Track and field championships to be held this weekend in Prince Albert

Eighteen KCS athletes qualify for provincialsClarion staff Eighteen young athletes from Kindersley Composite School (KCS) have earned a chance to compete in the provincial track and field championships that will be held this weekend in Prince Albert. They competed this past weekend in Outlook at the West Central District Meet and had to finish in first or second place to…

Kindersley Indoor Rodeo another huge success

Committee president Tyler Ritchie says it takes a lot of people to put this event on and he praised their effort

Kindersley Indoor Rodeo another huge successKevin McBain of the Clarion The 27th annual Kindersley Indoor Rodeo held May 24-26 was another huge success. Committee president Tyler Ritchie said he was very happy how things went. “Everything went really smooth,” he said. “I think we are in a bit of a groove now. Everything moved along very well.” He added that…

FVBL season gets underway

Busy schedule as all Kindersley teams see action

FVBL season gets underwayClarion staff The Fertile Valley Senior Baseball League season kicked of this past week with all of the Kindersley teams seeing action. Game 1 kicked off last Tuesday (May 22) with the Kindersley Royals defeating the Klippers 3-2. Thursday, the tides were turned on the Royals as they lost 14-3 to the defending champion Kindersley…

New bench boss for the Jr. Klippers

Clayton Jardine takes over from Geoff Grimwood, who wants to move closer to his family in B.C.

New bench boss for the Jr. KlippersKevin McBain of The Clarion In just a few short days late last week, the Klippers found out that their coach/general manager would be leaving the team and a new coach/GM was hired. Geoff Grimwood, who was the coach and general manager of the Kindersley Klippers for three seasons, announced last Wednesday that the he…

NFL tackled for a loss by Trump

By taking on NFL players over their anthem protests, the president shows he understands their fans better than they do

NFL tackled for a loss by TrumpThe National Football League has recast its rules about kneeling in protest during The Star Spangled Banner. As is their wont, the NFL owners made things worse, not better, with their compromise. Stated simply, players and coaches must stand for the playing of the anthem before NFL games. However, those with objections are told they…

Legalized U.S. sports gambling? It’s about time

Now the trick is to put the revenue to the best use: on public fitness and activity initiatives

Legalized U.S. sports gambling? It’s about timeThe U.S. Supreme Court recently struck down a federal ban on sports gambling. My first thought was what took so long? Americans can legally bet on soybean futures, the rise and fall of stocks, horse races, dog races, state lotteries, real estate investments, church bingo games, the roll of dice and various card games. But…