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Rhinos still lead the pack in NBTFL

Rhinos still lead the pack in NBTFL

The Rhinos were perfected heading into this week of North Battleford Touch Football League action, but the Gophers changed that Tuesday night. At Kinsmen Field, the Gophers handed the Rhinos their first loss with a 25-12 victory.
Excitement sets in after North Stars' breakfast

Excitement sets in after North Stars' breakfast

Bacon, eggs, fruit and pancakes, what better way to start your day? Heck, what better way to start the hockey season? Thursday, the Battlefords North Stars held their annual Kick Off Breakfast at the Civic Centre, which was well attended by sponsors
EYE ON THE BALL - Stressing over the pigskin and pennant race

EYE ON THE BALL - Stressing over the pigskin and pennant race

CFL weekly wrap: Not to suggest that Stephen Jyles is a polished CFL quarterback yet, but I firmly recall watching dozens of Rider practices adjacent to Mosaic Stadium while both Durant and Jyles were holding clipboards and learning from a guy who ca
Stars .500 hockey team in pre-season

Stars .500 hockey team in pre-season

It is merely pre-season, but already the Battlefords Midget Stars are getting a taste of winning.

Support farmers' monopoly too

Dear Editor It's great to see Premier Wall standing up for Saskatchewan's interests by expressing concern over the Potash Corp takeover bid by BHP Billiton Limited.
Barbara Glanz prepares for the Battlefords

Barbara Glanz prepares for the Battlefords

There aren't too many places in the world where Barbara Glanz hasn't been. Glanz has already spoken on seven continents on a range of customer service topics, including how to improve service and how to keep your employee base motivated and happy.
Commemorative ride re-enacts North West Resistance trek

Commemorative ride re-enacts North West Resistance trek

The Steele Scouts set out to retrace Sam Steele's historic ride of 125 years ago Aug. 30. Starting at Frog Lake, over several days they travelled to Fort Pitt, Frenchman Butte and finally to Steele Narrows at Loon Lake.

Region examines sick time progress

The Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority board of directors heard a report on the progress the region is making on reducing sick time, overtime and work place injuries at its regular board meeting Sept. 8 in Prince Albert.
2010-11 Battlefords North Stars opening roster

2010-11 Battlefords North Stars opening roster

1. Graham Hildebrand - Goalie - Saskatoon -'91 2. Cade Kimery - Defence - Regina - '91 3. Taylor Egan- Defence - Regina - '93 4. Zach MacLellan - Defence - Coquitlam, B.C. - '92 5. Myles Baptiste - Defence - Cando - '90 6.
NBGCC champions crowned

NBGCC champions crowned

The battle to be crowned North Battleford Golf and Country Club champion started in June for the men and last week a winner was declared. This year, instead of a club championship tournament, the format to crown a champion was match play.