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Quarterback Damon Dutton moves out of the pocket to look for an open receiver during Thursday's 42-10 win over Marion Graham.
Quarterback Damon Dutton moves out of the pocket to look for an open receiver during Thursday's 42-10 win over Marion Graham. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Vikings finish season 5-2; lock up first place in 3A

By Nathan Kanter
October 20, 2017 - 10:03am

The Marion Graham Falcons were the first team to score in Thursday's regular season finale between them and the North Battleford Comprehensive senior Vikings, but that elation didn't last long.

The Battlefords North Stars and Kindersley Klippers are in the closest division of the SJHL by far, as first to last place are currently separated by just three points.
The Battlefords North Stars and Kindersley Klippers are in the closest division of the SJHL by far, as first to last place are currently separated by just three points. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

A look at early SJHL statistical trends

By Nathan Kanter
October 19, 2017 - 2:00pm

At the beginning of each hockey season, there are bound to be anomolies: stats that strike you as odd or strange (sometimes for good reason).

While some trends will likely continue (Layne Young scoring lots), many of these trends won't continue. 

Chaseton Braid (right), who notched an assist in his first shift as a North Star this past Friday, speaks to battlefordsNOW about his off-ice interests and his goals for the season, among other things.
Chaseton Braid (right), who notched an assist in his first shift as a North Star this past Friday, speaks to battlefordsNOW about his off-ice interests and his goals for the season, among other things. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars Player Profile: Chaseton Braid

By battlefordsNOW Staff
October 17, 2017 - 5:00pm

On each and every Battlefords North Stars broadcast this season on CJNB/CJNS, Nathan Kanter will speak with either a current North Star player or a North Star alumnus to dig a little deeper into their off-ice interests or see what they've been up to since their playing days.

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