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All nine Viking award winners pose for a photo following the team banquet on Monday night. The junior award winners are in the back (Jackson Geddes, Connor Neave, Chase Taggart, Corey Koliniak), while the senior winners are in the front row (J.T. Lamb, Presley Peterson, Damon Dutton, Zack Weber, Zach Wolfe).
All nine Viking award winners pose for a photo following the team banquet on Monday night. The junior award winners are in the back (Jackson Geddes, Connor Neave, Chase Taggart, Corey Koliniak), while the senior winners are in the front row (J.T. Lamb, Presley Peterson, Damon Dutton, Zack Weber, Zach Wolfe). Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Vikings celebrate championship season at annual football banquet

By Nathan Kanter
November 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

There was lots to celebrate for the North Battleford Comprehensive High School Vikings junior and senior football teams on Monday night at their annual banquet.

The North Stars won three of their four games in their first southern road trip of the year, good enough to bump them two spots in the latest national rankings.
The North Stars won three of their four games in their first southern road trip of the year, good enough to bump them two spots in the latest national rankings. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars 6th in latest CJHL top-20 ranking

By battlefordsNOW Staff
November 21, 2017 - 10:00am

Following a road trip where the club took six of a possible eight points, the Battlefords North Stars hopped from eighth to sixth in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League top-20 rankings.

Levi Kleiboer (middle) will try out for Team Canada West for the second consecutive year. The World Junior A Challenge is set for Dec. 10 in Truro, Nova Scotia.
Levi Kleiboer (middle) will try out for Team Canada West for the second consecutive year. The World Junior A Challenge is set for Dec. 10 in Truro, Nova Scotia. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Kleiboer invited to Canada West tryouts for Junior A Challenge

By battlefordsNOW Staff
November 20, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: November 21, 2017 - 11:59pm

For the second consecutive year, North Stars defenceman Levi Kleiboer was invited to try out for Canada West at the upcoming World Junior A Challenge.

Last year, Kleiboer and teammates Cody Spagrud and Layne Young were all invited, but none made the final team.

The North Stars beat Yorkton on Sunday 5-3 for their third straight victory. They are now 15-3-1 this season.
The North Stars beat Yorkton on Sunday 5-3 for their third straight victory. They are now 15-3-1 this season. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Comeback win for North Stars caps off successful road trip

By Nathan Kanter
November 20, 2017 - 10:00am

A three-goal third period led to a 5-3 win on Sunday for the Battlefords North Stars — a win that capped off a successful four-game road trip where they took six of a possible eight points.

North Stars forward MacGregor Sinclair gets congratulations after scoring his 10th goal of the season as the Battlefords North Stars nip the Estevan Bruins 5-4 on Friday night on the road.
North Stars forward MacGregor Sinclair gets congratulations after scoring his 10th goal of the season as the Battlefords North Stars nip the Estevan Bruins 5-4 on Friday night on the road. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stars stick to game plan, edge Bruins in Estevan

By Roger White
November 18, 2017 - 9:15am

What a difference 48 hours made for the Battlefords North Stars. 

Wednesday night, the defending Canalta Cup champions came out lethargic following a five-hour bus ride and were drubbed 5-1 at the hands of the Notre Dame Hounds.

Robyn Silvernagle (left) of North Battleford, Jolene Campbell of Regina, Dayna Demers of Meadow Lake and Kara Thevenot of Prince Albert looking for great results at this weekends Red Deer Curling Classic in Alberta.
Robyn Silvernagle (left) of North Battleford, Jolene Campbell of Regina, Dayna Demers of Meadow Lake and Kara Thevenot of Prince Albert looking for great results at this weekends Red Deer Curling Classic in Alberta. submitted photo/Kara Thevenot

Silvernagle rink hoping fortunes turn in Red Deer

By Roger White
November 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

After taking several weeks off from active competition to refocus and work on strategies, the Robyn Silvernagle rink hits the pebbled ice this weekend at the Red Deer Curling Classic.

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