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Stars forward Tye Scherger (21) follows through on a hit against Beardy’s in a November game at the Civic Centre. On Sunday, the Stars lost to Beardy’s 7-4 as part of Hockey Day in Saskatchewan in Pinehouse.
Stars forward Tye Scherger (21) follows through on a hit against Beardy’s in a November game at the Civic Centre. On Sunday, the Stars lost to Beardy’s 7-4 as part of Hockey Day in Saskatchewan in Pinehouse. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Lack of discipline continues to plague Stars

By Nathan Kanter
January 23, 2017 - 5:00pm

The AAA Stars are losing games at the wrong time of the year.

After falling to the Beardy’s Blackhawks on Sunday evening 7-4, it’s now five straight losses for Battlefords, who have gone from eighth place to eleventh in one week’s time.

Sharks captain Jordan Kulbida (pictured) scored the overtime winner in Friday’s game against Notre Dame shorthanded to get the Sharks their sixth win of the season. They lost in the rematch 1-0.
Sharks captain Jordan Kulbida (pictured) scored the overtime winner in Friday’s game against Notre Dame shorthanded to get the Sharks their sixth win of the season. They lost in the rematch 1-0. submitted photo/Betty Weller

AAA Sharks split weekend with Notre Dame Hounds

By Nathan Kanter
January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm

The AAA Sharks found themselves on both sides of two one-goal games over the weekend, winning 2-1 in overtime on Friday evening, and then falling 1-0 on Saturday, both to the Notre Dame Hounds.

Team Heidt lead Chadd McKenzie, left, and second Cole Tenetuik, right, sweep during this past weekend’s Northern Qualifier in North Battleford. Team Heidt is one of 16 teams that will compete in February’s men’s provincial in Tisdale.
Team Heidt lead Chadd McKenzie, left, and second Cole Tenetuik, right, sweep during this past weekend’s Northern Qualifier in North Battleford. Team Heidt is one of 16 teams that will compete in February’s men’s provincial in Tisdale. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Final provincial curling berths handed out

By Nathan Kanter
January 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

With Northern and Southern Qualifiers held this past weekend, all 16 spots have now been granted for the upcoming 2017 SaskTel Tankard men’s provincial in Tisdale from Feb. 1-5.

Connor Manegre (22, middle) and Troy Gerein (11, back) stand up for teammate Zach Nedelec after he was hit from behind at the buzzer during Saturday's 5-3 win. Owen Lamb (21) looks on. Nedelec also stood up for himself, as three separate fights broke out when time expired.
Connor Manegre (22, middle) and Troy Gerein (11, back) stand up for teammate Zach Nedelec after he was hit from behind at the buzzer during Saturday's 5-3 win. Owen Lamb (21) looks on. Nedelec also stood up for himself, as three separate fights broke out when time expired. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Rough ending caps off exciting win on Hockey Day

By Nathan Kanter
January 22, 2017 - 1:33am

The North Stars and Notre Dame Hounds gave fans just about everything they could wish for during Saturday's finale on Hockey Day in Saskatchewan in Shellbrook.

North Stars Kendall Fransoo, left, and Reed Delainey, right, smile as they help run a youth skills camp on Saturday morning in Shellbrook as part of Hockey Day in Saskatchewan.
North Stars Kendall Fransoo, left, and Reed Delainey, right, smile as they help run a youth skills camp on Saturday morning in Shellbrook as part of Hockey Day in Saskatchewan. Nathan Kanter/BattlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars run skills camp for Hockey Day

By Nathan Kanter
January 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

For the Battlefords North Stars, giving back is all part of the game.

Six North Stars players and head coach Nate Bedford drove to Shellbrook first thing Saturday morning to help out at Cameco Hockey Day in Sakatchewan by running an on-ice skills camp for two separate groups of kids.

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