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Battlefords Minor Hockey Association volunteer John Jangula (left) accepts his outstanding volunteer award from Saskatchewan Hockey Association general manager Kelly McLintock on Saturday night at the Civic Centre.
Battlefords Minor Hockey Association volunteer John Jangula (left) accepts his outstanding volunteer award from Saskatchewan Hockey Association general manager Kelly McLintock on Saturday night at the Civic Centre. submitted photo/Jenni Wuttunee

BMHA's John Jangula named 2017 SHA outstanding volunteer

By Nathan Kanter
July 25, 2017 - 5:00pm

John Jangula said he was 'flabbergasted' on Saturday night when he found out he was the 2017 recipient of a Saskatchewan Hockey Association (SHA) outstanding volunteer award for his work with the Battlefords Minor Hockey Association (BMHA.)

Back row (L to R): coach Carson Wouters, Cory Wouters, Marc Revet, Trayton Troesch, Jordan Grill, coach Aaron Monchuck, Levi Scherman, coach Sheldon Revet. Front row (L to R): Steston Winterholt, Jace Kramer, Nate Monchuck, Nolan Eberle, Rio Tucker, Dane Closen.
Back row (L to R): coach Carson Wouters, Cory Wouters, Marc Revet, Trayton Troesch, Jordan Grill, coach Aaron Monchuck, Levi Scherman, coach Sheldon Revet. Front row (L to R): Steston Winterholt, Jace Kramer, Nate Monchuck, Nolan Eberle, Rio Tucker, Dane Closen. submitted photo/Carson Wouters

Peewee AA Beavers crowned tier 3 provincial champions

By Nathan Kanter
July 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

The 2017 peewee tier III provincials in Lloydminster did not start out well for the Battlefords Beavers.

After the first inning of their first game, they were down 5-0, but managed to come back and win the game handily: 13-6 over the Regina Pacers.

The Northwest Pirates are based out of Lloydminster, but have plenty of locals on the team.
The Northwest Pirates are based out of Lloydminster, but have plenty of locals on the team. submitted photo/Karen Cubbon

Northwest Prairie Pirates win Tier 1 provincial gold

By Nathan Kanter
July 25, 2017 - 9:36am Updated: July 25, 2017 - 10:49am

The Northwest Prairie Pirates put up a whopping 55 runs in just five games at the midget AA Tier I provincials this past weekend in Swift Current, which was enough for them to win all five games and take home the gold medal.

Nearly 100 people will compete in this week's provincial senior golf championships in North Battleford.
Nearly 100 people will compete in this week's provincial senior golf championships in North Battleford. Submitted photo/NBGCC

N.B. Golf and Country Club hosting senior championships

By Nathan Kanter
July 24, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: July 25, 2017 - 1:27pm

The North Battleford Golf and Country Club is set to host the 2017 provincial senior golf championships this week.

The tournament, which begins Tuesday and runs until Thursday, will be the 98th senior men's championship and 54th senior women's championship.

The Beavers show their silver medals. Back row (L to R): Coach Bert Benoit, assistant coach Brent Holhoyi, Casey Caplette, Mathew Eberle, Austin Sloan, Adam Helofs, Brett Taylor, Evan Wolfe, Andrew Hicks, assistant coach Brett Benoit. Middle row (L to R): Simon Gentes, Nic Risling, Tyler Benoit, Declan Woloshyn, Brady Holhoyi. Front row (L to R): Brock Thomson, Kolby Heidt.
The Beavers show their silver medals. Back row (L to R): Coach Bert Benoit, assistant coach Brent Holhoyi, Casey Caplette, Mathew Eberle, Austin Sloan, Adam Helofs, Brett Taylor, Evan Wolfe, Andrew Hicks, assistant coach Brett Benoit. Middle row (L to R): Simon Gentes, Nic Risling, Tyler Benoit, Declan Woloshyn, Brady Holhoyi. Front row (L to R): Brock Thomson, Kolby Heidt. Submitted photo/Bert Benoit

Midget Beavers bring back silver from provincials

By Nathan Kanter
July 24, 2017 - 12:00pm

There's one stat that stands out among all others for the midget AA North Battleford Beavers this year.

It's a stat that head coach Bert Benoit is very proud of.

"They won six of their last eight games played and I think that's fantastic," Benoit said. 

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