Can the Blue Jays soar with a constrained budget – or a new owner?

As the Yankees muscle up, the AL East becomes an ever-higher peak to climb for Toronto – particularly if Rogers sells the team

Can the Blue Jays soar with a constrained budget – or a new owner?It has not been a good two weeks for the Toronto Blue Jays. The most recent body blow was the news that the New York Yankees, the Jays’ bitter American League East rivals, had won the Giancarlo Stanton sweepstakes. The prodigious Miami Marlins slugger spurned deals to go to San Francisco and St. Louis to…

Red Lions split weekend games

They face the undefeated Outlaws in Wilkie on Friday and are in Eatonia on Saturday to take on the Huskies

Red Lions split weekend gamesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions split their home games on the weekend against Macklin and Kerrobert and sit in fourth in the Sask. West Hockey League with a 4-3-1 record. The Red Lions closed off the weekend with a 7-4 win over the Kerrobert Tigers on Saturday after losing to the…

Klippers earn two points in Macklin; make trades

Newly-acquired forward Keilan Olson has seven goals and 17 assists in 24 games this season

Klippers earn two points in Macklin; make tradesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers had a light schedule this week, playing just a neutral site game in Macklin on Nov. 29, beating the La Ronge Ice Wolves 3-2. Fans got to see a wide-open Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League affair with the teams combining for 89 shots. The Klippers’ young guns led…

KCS senior basketball teams off to great starts

Kindersley boys and girls teams both win opening tournaments

KCS senior basketball teams off to great startsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Composite School senior boys and girls basketball teams had successful starts to their seasons last weekend. The boys hosted a six-team tournament with representation from Unity, Eagleview (Onion Lake), Saskatoon Legacy, Delisle and Asquith competing in two pools. The KCS boys started off against a very tough Unity…

Double D forced to hang up the skates

Back issues force Kindersley product Derek Dorsett to leave the NHL after more than 500 games

Double D forced to hang up the skatesClarion staff Health problems are forcing Kindersley’s Derek Dorsett to hang up his skates. The National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks announced last week that due to the health risks associated with playing, the 30-year-old must retire. Dorsett has played 515 NHL games through 10 seasons (with 51 goals and 76 assists for 127 points) with…

Storm team wins gold

Under-11 team dominates at the Aurora Open soccer tournament in Saskatoon; other local teams do well

Storm team wins goldClarion staff The Kindersley under-11 Storm team earned gold medals this past weekend at the Aurora Open soccer tournament in Saskatoon. The event was a big one, featuring 112 teams in all age divisions. The U11 team, with players from Kindersley and Rosetown, was dominant in this tournament, winning four straight games. They had just…

Sledge hockey tournament a success

The hometown Klippers did well, winning two games before losing their final one to an intermediate team from Regina

Sledge hockey tournament a successClarion staff The Kindersley Klippers sledge hockey tournament was dubbed a success by manager Tracy Lyons. The third annual event featured 10 teams from Saskatchewan and Alberta. It was the largest tournament to date. Teams were divided into junior and intermediate divisions. The hometown Klippers did well, winning two games before losing their final one…

Red Lions split weekend games

The Red Lions hope to move up the standings this weekend, hosting Macklin on Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Kerrobert on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Red Lions split weekend gamesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Red Lions split their weekend road games, losing 9-7 in Luseland on Saturday after defeating Kerrobert 5-4 in a shootout on Friday. The Red Lions now have a record of 3-2-1 on the Sask West Hockey League season. The senior A squad hopes to improve on that this…

Klippers pick up three points against tough opponents

They head out on the road before hosting five straight games at home, on Dec. 12, 13, 16, 18 and 19

Klippers pick up three points against tough opponentsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers picked up three of a possible four points last week against two very tough Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League opponents. In their latest game, on Saturday in front of a hometown crowd, they defeated the league-leading Notre Dame Hounds 2-1. And last Tuesday in the Battlefords, they earned…

Storm teams kick off indoor soccer season with medals

‘It was a very good start to the season,’ said club president Darin Wildman

Storm teams kick off indoor soccer season with medalsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Storm rep club opened its indoor soccer season in style, winning a pair of silver medals at the Lakewood Kickstart Tournament on Nov. 10 to 12 weekend. The club had three teams participating, in the under-11; under-13 and under-17 age divisions. The U11's had a strong showing, despite…