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Matthew Fletcher, pictured here, provides Stars’ forwards with crisp outlet passes leading to quick transitional play leading to chances off the rush as seen Saturday night.
Matthew Fletcher, pictured here, provides Stars’ forwards with crisp outlet passes leading to quick transitional play leading to chances off the rush as seen Saturday night. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars deposit big win against Millionaires

By Martin Martinson
January 12, 2019 - 11:30pm Updated: January 13, 2019 - 10:58am

The Battlefords North Stars defeated the Melville Millionaires 5-2 Saturday night in Melville to mark the team’s second-straight win by a 5-2 score in as many nights.

Silvana Tirinzoni ran away with an 8-4 win over Eve Muirhead, who was the lone undefeated team all week at the tournament.
Silvana Tirinzoni ran away with an 8-4 win over Eve Muirhead, who was the lone undefeated team all week at the tournament. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

Night of upsets set stage for 2019 Meridian Canadian Open finals

By Tyler Marr
January 12, 2019 - 10:15pm Updated: January 13, 2019 - 1:19am

A pair of upsets Saturday night set the stage for the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling: Meridian Canadian Open finals.

The first came from Silvana Tirinzoni, who ran away with an 8-4 win over Eve Muirhead. 

Tanner Scott, pictured here, has established himself as a key player this season on the North Stars’ blue line.
Tanner Scott, pictured here, has established himself as a key player this season on the North Stars’ blue line. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars hope for payoff in showdown with Millionaires

By Martin Martinson
January 12, 2019 - 2:00pm Updated: January 12, 2019 - 2:53pm

Less than 24 hours after defeating the Yorkton Terriers 5-2 in Yorkton, the Battlefords North Stars will continue the back-half of their weekend road trip. Awaiting the Stars is a hungry Melville Millionaires club at Horizon Credit Union Centre in Melville.  

Although Friday marked just the second matchup of the season-series between the North Stars and Terriers, the two sides wasted no time getting reacquainted, in a fast and physical matchup right from puck drop.
Although Friday marked just the second matchup of the season-series between the North Stars and Terriers, the two sides wasted no time getting reacquainted, in a fast and physical matchup right from puck drop. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars prove Terriers' bark worse than bite

By Martin Martinson
January 12, 2019 - 12:38am Updated: January 12, 2019 - 7:27am

The Battlefords North Stars defeated the Yorkton Terriers 5-2 Friday night at Farrell Agencies Arena to snap a three-game losing skid, and usher in their first win of 2019.

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