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The Crusaders senior girls basketball team battles the Unity Warriors in the third place game on Saturday afternoon at JP II. In the team’s season opening tournament, they won twice and lost twice.
The Crusaders senior girls basketball team battles the Unity Warriors in the third place game on Saturday afternoon at JP II. In the team’s season opening tournament, they won twice and lost twice. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Crusaders busy in season opening tournament

By Nathan Kanter
November 28, 2016 - 10:00am

The JP II Crusaders senior girls basketball team had no shortage of playing time in their season opening home tournament over the weekend, playing four games in two days.

They won two and lost two, beating LCBI and Meadow Lake while falling to Melfort and Unity.

Sharks rookie Madison Sansom slides to her knees as she puts the puck behind Swift Current goaltender Amara Lewendon for the fourth goal in Sunday's win.
Sharks rookie Madison Sansom slides to her knees as she puts the puck behind Swift Current goaltender Amara Lewendon for the fourth goal in Sunday's win. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

Sharks wrap up weekend series with huge win

By Nathan Kanter
November 27, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: November 27, 2016 - 8:11pm

The Battlefords AAA Sharks responded well after Saturday's 6-3 loss to Swift Current, defeating them on Sunday 4-1 at Battleford Arena.

With the win, the Sharks are now 3-7-0-1 this season, but more importantly they have won three of their last four.

North Stars' blueliners Connor Sych (2) and Kendall Fransoo (6) celebrate with the top line after Ben Allen (front middle) tipped in a Fransoo shot to open the scoring on Friday.
North Stars' blueliners Connor Sych (2) and Kendall Fransoo (6) celebrate with the top line after Ben Allen (front middle) tipped in a Fransoo shot to open the scoring on Friday. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars finish first half of season by doubling up Hounds

By Nathan Kanter
November 26, 2016 - 12:31am

The North Stars followed up their poor third period performance on Wednesday with a better one on Friday in their 4-2 win over Notre Dame.

Better, but not great, according to head coach Nate Bedford.

North Stars forward Layne Young was one of three Battlefords players invited to take part in camp for the 2016 Junior A Challenge.
North Stars forward Layne Young was one of three Battlefords players invited to take part in camp for the 2016 Junior A Challenge. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

Three North Stars invited to Junior A Challenge selection camp

By Nathan Kanter
November 25, 2016 - 12:00pm

North Stars’ players Levi Kleiboer, Cody Spagrud, and Layne Young each received an invite to attend selection camp for the 2016 World Junior A Challenge.

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