Peewee Royals provincial silver medalists

The final game pitted the Royals against Kipling. They came up on the short end of a very exciting 8-6 game

Peewee Royals provincial silver medalists  News staff The Kindersley Peewee Royals had a very successful provincial baseball tournament weekend held in Moosomin on July 27-29. They were able to go undefeated in round robin play, with victories over the Sask Five Giants 19-10, Kipling Royals 12-11, White Butte Broncos 12-2, and Saskatoon Braves 4-1.

Royals girls compete in provincials

The minor ball team had close to half first-year players, which should mean a good core of girls for next year

Royals girls compete in provincials  Clarion staff The Kindersley Royals squirt girls softball team placed  fourth among eight teams at the under-12 C girls north provincial playoffs in Rosetown on July 6-8 but played competitively. The Edam Blue Sox beat them 17-14 in the bronze-medal game. That came after a semifinal game in which the eventual champions, the Shellbrook…

Three-way tie for top spot in FVBL

The Oyen Eagles, Kindersley Stallions and Raiders are tied for first place heading into play this week

Three-way tie for top spot in FVBLClarion staff The Oyen Eagles, Kindersley Stallions and Raiders are tied for first place in the Fertile Valley Baseball League (FVBL) heading into play this week. The Stallions just played one game last week, an 8-2 home win over the Eatonia Wheat Kings June 13. Their match against the Kindersley Raiders scheduled for Thursday night…

Oyen remains undefeated in FVBL play

The Kindersley Raiders and Stallions, last year’s league finalists, are tied for second place

Oyen remains undefeated in FVBL playClarion staff The Kindersley Raiders and Stallions, last year’s Fertile Valley Baseball League finalists, are tied for second place in the league after play on Monday night. The Stallions beat up on the visiting Elrose Aces, 7-3 Monday to improve their record to 4-1. The Raiders, meanwhile, shut out the visiting Kyle Yellow Jackets 12-0…

Aquatic centre invoice payment system streamlined

Council has awarded the 2018 recycled concrete and asphalt crushing tender. The cost is much lower than in past years

Aquatic centre invoice payment system streamlinedKenneth Brown of The Clarion The invoices are rolling in for the new aquatic centre and council has passed a resolution to allow invoices to be processed without prior council approval. According to the resolution, council has given authorization to the administration to process and pay all certified progress payments and certified invoices related to…

Snowball season? Baseball is just around the corner

A total of 277 youth have registered for Kindersley baseball. That will make up 25 to 27 teams

Snowball season? Baseball is just around the cornerKevin McBain of The Clarion Ball season is just around the corner! Well, hopefully, depending on the weather. A total of 277 youth have registered for ball teams this year that will make up between 25 to 27 teams. President of Kindersley Minor Ball, Chad Miller, said that players can still register if they wish.…

Groups express concern over suspended grants

KCIP has provided community groups with as much as $45,000 in annual funding for programs and activities

Groups express concern over suspended grantsKenneth Brown of The Clarion The suspension of a local grant program means community groups will not be able to access roughly $40,000 in funding for 2018. Concerns are being expressed. Town council members passed a resolution at a meeting on March 26 to suspend the Kindersley Community Initiatives Program (KCIP) for at least one…

Six recipients receive funding from growing project

Field of Opportunities dispersed a total of $25,000 to groups in Kindersley and the Plenty-Dodsland area

Six recipients receive funding from growing projectKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Field of Opportunities (FOO) growing project provides grants to community groups in the area and the FOO committee had its most successful year in 2017. A crop has been grown for the past three years on a roughly 100-acre parcel of land north of businesses on Highway 7 in…

Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town council

Town council byelection to replace Ken Francis has been set for April 11. Nominations close on March 7

Minor ball delegate lays out field plans for town councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion Kindersley Minor Ball (KMB) has an ambitious plan they’ve presented to town officials. Chad Miller, the KMB president, shared plans with town council on Feb. 12 and detailed the organization’s proposed expenditures for 2018. He noted that the budget for capital improvements already included $40,000 in the approved preliminary budget…

Council responds to resident’s concern about businesses

Two businesses on Sixth Street West draw concerns about late-night activity, rodents, improper storage and fencing

Council responds to resident’s concern about businessesKenneth Brown of The Clarion A husband and wife in Kindersley’s west end have told town council they have concerns about a pair of businesses in their area. Todd Ecklin and his wife appeared before council at its Dec. 11 regular meeting to continue discussion about a couple of business operating near the couple lives…

Local ballplayer competes in Phoenix

Benjamin Ortman recently took advantage of an opportunity to travel to Arizona with a team from Saskatoon

Local ballplayer competes in PhoenixKevin McBain of The Clarion Opportunities in baseball are ever-growing in this province. In- and out-of-province travel teams, training opportunities and even a couple of academies have started up in the past few years. Benjamin Ortman recently took advantage of a chance to travel to Phoenix with a team from the Going Yard Training Centre…

Slo-pitch delegate presents future plans to council

Land, irrigation and lights for diamonds being sought by the association

Slo-pitch delegate presents future plans to councilKenneth Brown of The Clarion The Kindersley Slo-pitch Association has plans for the future, and a spokesperson for the group has asked council about diamond improvements and other issues. Kurt Wagner, president of Kindersley Slo-pitch, appeared at a council meeting on Aug. 14 and told officials he has spoken to Kim Vogel, the director of…