Minor hockey honours players

Annual memorial award recipients and team-by-team individual award winners

Minor hockey honours playersClarion staff Kindersley Minor Hockey held its annual awards night April 10 at the Co-op arena with players being recognized for their hard work throughout the season. Just to highlight a few of the annual memorial award winners from the evening: The Trent Kresse Memorial Award this year was earned by Rylan Nutley of the…

Humboldt Broncos tragedy shakes Kindersley

From far and wide, tributes, offers of help and money pour in after devastating accident

Humboldt Broncos tragedy shakes KindersleyKevin McBain of The Clarion In the blink of an eye. Friday, April 6 will be a day that won’t be soon forgotten in Saskatchewan. A tragic accident occurred between a semitrailer and a bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos headed to Nipawin for game five of their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoff series.…

Kindersley duo reflect on university hockey careers

Kennedy Harris and Kori Herner recently packed up their hockey gear after competing at the national U Sports Hockey championship

Kindersley duo reflect on university hockey careersKevin McBain of The Clarion It’s the end of the university hockey road for the two Kindersley hockey players. Kennedy Harris and Kori Herner recently packed up their hockey gear after competing at the national U Sports Hockey championship held March 15-18 in London, Ont. The players grew up together, played softball and hockey together…

Local sledge players golden at Westerns

The Kindersley Jr. Klippers swept through the round-robin event and the gold medal final to bring home first place in the four-team division

Local sledge players golden at WesternsKevin McBain of The Clarion Kindersley sledge hockey players were involved with three different teams in three different categories and all of their teams went undefeated and won gold at the Western Canadian Sledge Hockey Championships in Red Deer, Alta., on the weekend. Tracy Lyons, manager of the Kindersley sledge hockey club, said that it…

Ashton Sautner makes NHL debut

Derek Dorsett nominated for the Bill Masterton Trophy, given to those who demonstrate perseverance and commitment to the game of hockey

Ashton Sautner makes NHL debutClarion staff Huge congratulations to a couple of locals. Ashton Sautner of Flaxcombe played in his first National Hockey League game Sunday for the Vancouver Canucks. [emember_protected for="2" custom_msg='For more on this story, please see the Mar. 28 print edition of The Clarion.'] The 23-year-old defenceman recorded two hits and two blocked shots in the…

Klippers, town council discuss how to balance the books

Junior hockey team looks for help from the town; also will take proposals to the SJHL meeting

Klippers, town council discuss how to balance the booksKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Iron Horse Kindersley Klippers are experiencing challenges, as several junior hockey teams do, and the team is looking for further support from the town. Brett Sautner, the team’s president, appeared before town council at a meeting on March 26. The other members of the delegation were Clint Peterson, vice-president,…

Klippers’ playoff run falls short of expectations

‘Our penalty kill had been so good all year, but unfortunately we had a tough week and it caught up to us’

Klippers’ playoff run falls short of expectationsKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers were swept by the Estevan Bruins in the second round of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League playoffs. The Klippers bowed out last Wednesday, losing 3-2 in Game 4 of their series at home. They had lost the night before, 5-0, also in Kindersley after losing the first…

Red Lions swept by Wilkie Outlaws in SWHL final

‘These guys are as professional as they come. They have that no-quit attitude,’ said coach Wayne Samson

Red Lions swept by Wilkie Outlaws in SWHL finalCrossroads staff The Kindersley Red Lions bowed out to the Wilkie Outlaws in three straight games in the Sask. West Hockey League finals. The Red Lions lost 10-2 in Wilkie in Game 3 of the best-of-five series played Friday night to close out the series. This makes it four league titles in a row for…

Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid needs real due diligence

Establish a business-focused bid committee and poll Calgary taxpayers on what they really want before committing to the Games

Calgary’s 2026 Olympic bid needs real due diligenceThe recent flurry of administration flubs and related stories around Calgary’s potential 2026 Olympic bid only serve to cloud the real issues and elevate public confusion. If we’re going to commit to hosting the Winter Games in eight years, we owe it to ourselves to do real due diligence – and to embrace common sense…

Klippers hope to claw their way back in series

Team looking for a boost from home fans in series against the Estevan Bruins

Klippers hope to claw their way back in seriesKevin McBain of The Clarion The Kindersley Klippers and Estevan Bruins are embroiled in a battle in their Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League quarter-final series. The Klippers came out on the short end of the stick in the first two games of this series in Estevan, losing game one 3-1 on Friday and game two 3-2…
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