Tied up in knots over ties in sports

Every sport has a different approach to dealing with games that end in a stalemate, including overtime and skills contests

Tied up in knots over ties in sportsThis year marks the 20th anniversary of the debut of the transcendent TV series The Sopranos. As its creator, David Chase understands better than most that a lousy ending can ruin a lot of the good work. Chase famously used a sudden blackout to conclude the final episode while Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’ played in the…

Klippers split road games in La Ronge

Ty Enns stepped up in the win with two goals and two assists. Goalie Justen Close stopped 37 of 39 shots

Klippers split road games in La RongeKenneth Brown of The Clarion It has been tough sledding since Christmas for the Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers and they dropped a second game in two weeks to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s worst team. Kindersley headed north for a pair of games against the last place La Ronge Ice Wolves last weekend. The Klippers…

Sr. Klippers finally lose game, thanks to Mohawks

Coach Matt Glencross says the team needs to move on and get back to work

Sr. Klippers finally lose game, thanks to MohawksKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Sr. Klippers have suffered their first loss of the season and coach Matt Glencross says he believes the team could benefit from the experience. Kindersley went into action this past weekend with a perfect 14-0 record. The team played two road games starting with a win on Jan.…

Local players part of Klippers’ ongoing success

Kyle Bosch, Justen Close and Damon McKenzie are all enjoying the opportunity to play for their hometown junior hockey team

Local players part of Klippers’ ongoing successKenneth Brown of The Clarion Three local products are having success with the Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers and they are playing important roles on one of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s top teams. Kyle Bosch, Justen Close and Damon McKenzie all say they are enjoying the opportunity to play for their hometown junior hockey team.…

Klippers rebound from rough games after break

SJHL team is first in its division and second overall

Klippers rebound from rough games after break  Kenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers look to be back on track after a shutout win following an overtime loss on home ice versus the league’s worst team. Kindersley has played four games since coming off a 12-day break over the holidays. The Klippers are 2-1-1-0 since the break, and…

Sr. Klippers win two close games to stay unbeaten

The SWHL team has had to overcome to severe obstacles to stay perfect

Sr. Klippers win two close games to stay unbeatenKenneth Brown of The Clarion A long undefeated streak for the Kindersley Sr. Klippers remains in tact after two close games and a disallowed goal in overtime on the weekend. The Sr. Klippers are 14-0, so they have yet to be beaten in the 2018-19 season. The team’s 28 points is good enough for first…

Hockey carnivores versus the whipping boys

Why would anyone get their garters in a tangle over a hockey tournament held for a television network?

Hockey carnivores versus the whipping boysThere are about 5.5 million people in Finland. It’s the most sparsely populated nation in the European Union, with most of its inhabitants shivering away in the southern tier of the nation. The Finns also eat less red meat than the people of other developed nations. But you’d think they were carnivores of the first…

Klippers soar into break on hot streak

The team returns with a home-and-home series with the North Stars at home on Dec. 28 and in North Battleford on Dec. 29

Klippers soar into break on hot streakKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers have earned points in nine consecutive games, and the team is flying high after a pair of wins at home on the weekend. Kindersley welcomed the Flin Flon Bombers for games on Saturday and Sunday, but the Bombers are not going to miss seeing the…

Sr. Klippers stay undefeated after big win

Kindersley beat the defending champ Wilkie Outlaws 4-3 on Dec. 15 to maintain a perfect 9-0 record this season

Sr. Klippers stay undefeated after big winKenneth Brown of The Clarion The undefeated Kindersley Sr. Klippers now sit alone atop the Sask West Hockey League standings after stepping up in their biggest test of the season. The Sr. Klippers only played one game last weekend, but it was the team’s first of four games this season against the four-time defending SWHL…

Klippers complete three-game sweep on road trip

The team sits in second place in the division, two points behind the Broncos, and the Klippers have played three fewer games than Humboldt

Klippers complete three-game sweep on road tripKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers are on a six-game winning streak after earning three wins last week on a successful, and really long, road trip. Kindersley played back-to-back-to-back games over three nights on Dec. 4, 5, and 6. The Klippers started the road trip with a 4-2 win on Dec.…

Sr. Klippers pick up two more wins

Kindersley and the Outlaws, both with 8-0 records, play on Dec. 15 in Wilkie. The game starts at 8 p.m.

Sr. Klippers pick up two more winsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Sr. Klippers are still undefeated after a pair of wins on the weekend, and the team collides with the undefeated Wilkie Outlaws this weekend. Fans were treated to a wild game on Dec. 7 when the Unity Miners were in town for a game at the Co-op Arena.…

China syndrome: how long does HNIC stick with Huawei?

And are the Leafs negotiating with Auston Matthews? Are the Calgary Flames the real deal? Where does that leave the Oilers?

China syndrome: how long does HNIC stick with Huawei?Huawei did they go? That was the question on Saturday as Hockey Night In Canada hit the airwaves. The financial world has been roiling since Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested by Canadian officials in Vancouver on Dec. 1. She faces extradition to the United States, where she is accused of helping Huawei circumvent…

Donaldson soars in win for Sr. Klippers

Defenceman Kyle Cummings pitched in with a pair of goals against Unity

Donaldson soars in win for Sr. KlippersKenneth Brown of The Clarion A five-point performance by Kindersley Sr. Klippers rookie forward Kyle Donaldson has helped to propel the team to victory in its only game last week. The Sr. Klippers defeated the Unity Miners by a score of 7-3 on Nov. 30 at the Co-op Arena. The win took the team to…

Kindersley Sledge enjoys success

Intermediate and junior teams go undefeated at local annual tournament

Kindersley Sledge enjoys successClarion Staff Kindersley Sledge Hockey is riding a high after hosting an annual tournament. The Kindersley Klippers teams intermediate and junior teams both went undefeated. The local sledge hockey tournament was played over three days on Nov. 23-25. Games were played at both the West Central Events Centre rink and Co-op Arena. There were 11…

Klippers get back on track

Three-game win streak over divisional opponents led by goaltender Justen Close

Klippers get back on trackKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers are on a three-game winning streak, and one of two road wins came as a result of a 43-save shutout by Justen Close. All three of the team’s wins over the past week were against divisional opponents including a pair of wins against the Notre…
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