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All of CLA poses for a photo at the provincials in Weyburn this past weekend, where the North Battleford club had five first-place finishes.
All of CLA poses for a photo at the provincials in Weyburn this past weekend, where the North Battleford club had five first-place finishes. submitted photo/Lesia Rathje

Cheer Legacy Athletics has 5 first-place finishes at provincials

By Nathan Kanter
March 29, 2017 - 12:00pm

North Battleford's Cheer Legacy Athletics had nine top-three finishes at the provincials in Weyburn this past weekend, including five top spots.

Keaton Holinaty (left) and Connor Logan (right) celebrate a North Stars goal against Estevan from October. The season series between the North Stars and Bruins was filled with power plays, but don't expect that in the North Stars playoffs series, says coach Nate Bedford.
Keaton Holinaty (left) and Connor Logan (right) celebrate a North Stars goal against Estevan from October. The season series between the North Stars and Bruins was filled with power plays, but don't expect that in the North Stars playoffs series, says coach Nate Bedford. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Bedford doesn't expect Bruins series to be special teams battle

By Nathan Kanter
March 28, 2017 - 5:00pm

The Estevan Bruins and Battlefords North Stars have not played each other since Jan. 6.

In that game, the North Stars won 6-3, much of part thanks to two first period power play goals.

Power play goals were a theme of the season series, that saw each team win twice.

Brandon Nord (left) and Taylor Parker (right) each won multiple medals at the Long Course Prairie Championships this past weekend in Saskatoon and also qualified for the Western Canadian Championships next month.
Brandon Nord (left) and Taylor Parker (right) each won multiple medals at the Long Course Prairie Championships this past weekend in Saskatoon and also qualified for the Western Canadian Championships next month. submitted photo/Mike Nord

Two Battleford Orcas qualify for Western Canadian Championships

By Nathan Kanter
March 27, 2017 - 8:26pm Updated: March 28, 2017 - 12:05pm

Two members of the Battlefords Kinsmen Orcas have qualified for the Western Canadian Championships after stellar performances at the Long Course Prairie Championships this past weekend in Saskatoon.

The Edam Three Stars won their first Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League title last week and came just one win away from also winning the 'D' provincials, but fell 5-3 last night to Wilcox.
The Edam Three Stars won their first Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League title last week and came just one win away from also winning the 'D' provincials, but fell 5-3 last night to Wilcox. submitted photo/Martin Smith

Edam finally wraps up marathon season

By Nathan Kanter
March 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

The shots on goal at the time were 94-93 when Edam forward Owen LaClare carried the puck up the ice on a 2-on-2 rush in the 131st minute of the game.

The Edam Three Stars and Kyle Elks were simply at a standstill in the quarter-finals of the senior hockey 'D' provincials.

Darren Engel, the skip for one of the two Gansauge teams, gets set for a shot during this weekend's Twin Rivers annual men's open bonspiel. Engel's team were the 'A' winners.
Darren Engel, the skip for one of the two Gansauge teams, gets set for a shot during this weekend's Twin Rivers annual men's open bonspiel. Engel's team were the 'A' winners. Facebook/Twin Rivers

Gansauge team wins 94th annual Twin Rivers men's open

By Nathan Kanter
March 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

The Twin Rivers Curling Club hosted its 94th annual men's open bonspiel this past weekend that saw Darren Engel, Matt Froehlich, Travis Gansauge, and Kalin Deis win the 'A' event.

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