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The Kindersley Red Lions play against the Kerrobert Tigers in an SWHL game in early November.
The Kindersley Red Lions play against the Kerrobert Tigers in an SWHL game in early November. Twitter/Moises Canales

Senior hockey weekend wrap

By Nathan Kanter
November 21, 2016 - 12:00pm

Both the Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League (SPHL) and Sask West Hockey League (SWHL) had multiple teams in action over the weekend.

In its second weekend of regular season play, the SPHL saw both blowouts and one-goal affairs.

AAA Stars defenceman Michael Puglia steps up for a hit on Hounds forward Brad Morrissey during Sunday's game at the Civic Centre. The Stars lost on Sunday but won on Saturday against Swift Current.
AAA Stars defenceman Michael Puglia steps up for a hit on Hounds forward Brad Morrissey during Sunday's game at the Civic Centre. The Stars lost on Sunday but won on Saturday against Swift Current. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

AAA Stars split weekend games

By Nathan Kanter
November 20, 2016 - 6:28pm Updated: November 21, 2016 - 3:18pm

The AAA Stars split two weekend games, losing 6-2 on Sunday at home against the Notre Dame Hounds after winning 4-3 in a shootout against Swift Current on Saturday.

Sunday's game wasn't as bad as the score indicated, although the Hounds began to outplay the Stars as the game went on.

Crusaders Adam Fransoo (middle left) and Jacob Stynsky (middle right) pose with their co-MVP awards on Wednesday evening at Crusaders football banquet.
Crusaders Adam Fransoo (middle left) and Jacob Stynsky (middle right) pose with their co-MVP awards on Wednesday evening at Crusaders football banquet. submitted photo/Vic Stynsky

Footballers Stynsky & Fransoo named co-MVP at Crusaders banquet

By Nathan Kanter
November 20, 2016 - 12:00pm

Running back Jacob Stynsky and defensive lineman Adam Fransoo were named co-MVP at the Crusaders end of season football banquet on Wednesday evening.

The Bruins celebrate a third period goal against the North Stars Saturday night, when they ended the Stars' 13-game winning streak.
The Bruins celebrate a third period goal against the North Stars Saturday night, when they ended the Stars' 13-game winning streak. Matt Kelly/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars winning streak ends after Bruins offence explodes

By Nathan Kanter
November 20, 2016 - 9:09am Updated: November 20, 2016 - 6:42pm

Their winning streak is over.

Coming into Saturday’s game against the second place Estevan Bruins, the North Stars knew it wouldn’t be easy to push their winning streak to 14 games. But nobody expected they would lose in the fashion they did: an 8-6 loss in front of their home fans.

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