Nathan Kanter

The North Stars dropped their first game of 2017 in overtime on Saturday night to the Estevan Bruins.
The North Stars dropped their first game of 2017 in overtime on Saturday night to the Estevan Bruins. File photo/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars blow late lead; fall in overtime to Bruins

By Nathan Kanter
September 23, 2017 - 10:29pm Updated: September 23, 2017 - 11:29pm

The Battlefords North Stars had a 3-2 lead with five minutes to go in the third period of Saturday's home game against the Estevan Bruins, but they couldn't hold on.

Vikings quarterback Damon Dutton, left, waits to run a drill in Vikings practice in late August.
Vikings quarterback Damon Dutton, left, waits to run a drill in Vikings practice in late August. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Vikings drop first game of 2017 to Tommy Douglas

By Nathan Kanter
September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: September 22, 2017 - 2:47pm

The high-flying North Battleford Comprehensive High School Vikings senior football team allowed a season-high 35 points on Thursday night against the Tommy Douglas Tigers.

Joel Grzybowski shined at the Western Canada Cup this past May after landing a spot on the SJHL all-rookie team with a 21-4-1 record, 1.66 goals-against-average, and .935 save percentage.
Joel Grzybowski shined at the Western Canada Cup this past May after landing a spot on the SJHL all-rookie team with a 21-4-1 record, 1.66 goals-against-average, and .935 save percentage. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Former North Star Grzybowski cracks Saskatoon Blades roster

By Nathan Kanter
September 19, 2017 - 5:00pm

The original plan wasn't for Joel Grzybowski to start each and every game at the Western Canada Cup this past May for the Battlefords North Stars, but he did.

And the 17-year-old rookie ended up being the team's most consistent player throughout.

This summer, Michelle Spark, the shelter coordinator at the Battlefords Humane Society, was presented with a $1,115 cheque from Shawn Haas, veterinarian at Lakeland Veterinary Services, after the North Stars scored 223 goals last season. This year, the same season-long donation is back.
This summer, Michelle Spark, the shelter coordinator at the Battlefords Humane Society, was presented with a $1,115 cheque from Shawn Haas, veterinarian at Lakeland Veterinary Services, after the North Stars scored 223 goals last season. This year, the same season-long donation is back. Greg Higgins/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lakeland Vet returns with $5 donation for every North Stars goal

By Nathan Kanter
September 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

When a new donation initiative is a smashing success, there's a good chance it returns for another year.

Seen here in practice, the Comp Vikings senior football team improved to 2-0 this weekend with a 30-13 win over Warman. The lineman played a big role.
Seen here in practice, the Comp Vikings senior football team improved to 2-0 this weekend with a 30-13 win over Warman. The lineman played a big role. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Vikings keep on rolling in week 2 win over Warman

By Nathan Kanter
September 18, 2017 - 5:00pm

Two games into the 2017 season and all is pretty much going according to plan for the North Battleford Comprehensive High School senior Vikings football team.

This past Friday, they defeated the Warman Wolverines in week two action by a score of 30-13 to improve to 2-0.

Layne Young mixes it up with Klippers forward Josh Fletcher after the North Stars scored to make it 3-0 on Saturday night in the team's home opener.
Layne Young mixes it up with Klippers forward Josh Fletcher after the North Stars scored to make it 3-0 on Saturday night in the team's home opener. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Young leads the charge in home opening win

By Nathan Kanter
September 17, 2017 - 12:10am Updated: September 17, 2017 - 3:05pm

After two periods of play in Saturday's home opener, the Battlefords North Stars were all squared up 0-0 with the Kindersley Klippers, much the same as Friday's season opener.

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