Sr. Klippers keep rolling along

The team has retired five numbers of former players: Don Jackson, Wally Jackson, Gary McManus, Ed Young and Chuck Newmeyer

Kindersley Sr. Klippers executives honour four Klippers alumni by retiring their numbers during a ceremony before the team’s home opener on Nov. 24 against the Biggar Nationals. Left to right, Travis Longmire, Gary McManus, Wally Jackson, Ed Young, Don Jackson, team president Clayton Artymovich, and general manager Brady Newmeyer. The late Chuck Newmeyer’s number was previously retired by the team, so the four new alumni have been added to the list.

Kenneth Brown
of  The Clarion

The Kindersley Sr. Klippers remain undefeated after five games this season, and the team has opened its home schedule with a big win over the Biggar Nationals.

Kindersley played two games last week including a mid-week affair on Nov. 21 in Unity and the home opener against Biggar on Nov. 24 at the Co-op Arena. The Sr. Klippers held a special ceremony before Saturday’s game to honour four former players.

The team has retired five numbers in honour of the team’s alumni players. The retired numbers belong to Don Jackson (#12), Wally Jackson (#14), Gary McManus (#6), Ed Young (#10) and Chuck Newmeyer (#1). Their names and numbers are on a banner that has been hung in the Co-op Arena.

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