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Winners announced in Jackfish Fish ice fishing derby

It was a bunch of hardy souls who participated in the 2011 Jackfish Lake Ice Fishing Derby. The 15th annual event took place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb.
Radisson sinks Blues in double-OT

Radisson sinks Blues in double-OT

It took more than 60 minutes of hockey for the Radisson Wheat Kings to finish off the Battleford Beaver Blues and advance to the Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League finals.
Play ball - 2011 pre-season preview part III: AL West

Play ball - 2011 pre-season preview part III: AL West

I was unaware the Jays had moved Mike Napoli hours after he was acquired in the Vernon Wells trade, which was a bit unsettling. I should write more of these when I'm wide awake at 4 a.m.

SPHL playoffs still on

One semi final series is already over in Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League playoffs, while two other teams continued to battle it out this week to determine who would move on to the league finals.

Baseball deadlines coming

The Saskatchewan Baseball Hall of Fame in Battleford is seeking nominations for this year's inductees. The deadline is March 15. The Hall is seeking nominees in a number of different categories.

Kindersley slaughters North Stars

The Battlefords North Stars just couldn't wait to be done with the regular season. How else to describe what happened Tuesday - a 9-2 drubbing at the hands of the Kindersley Klippers on the road at West Central Events Centre.
Buzzards swoop down for a gold medal

Buzzards swoop down for a gold medal

The Tri-Town Buzzards have been crowned provincial midget broomball champions. The Buzzards are comprised of players from Balgonie, Odessa and Maymont. None of these communities had enough midget aged players to ice their own team.

NSRHL round 2 set to go

The series matchups are all set for round 2 of the North Saskatchewan River Hockey League playoffs. Maidstone Jets will take on the upstart Edam 3 Stars in one series. Meanwhile, St.
Stars hand out their awards

Stars hand out their awards

The midget AAA Battlefords Stars had an opportunity to honor their star players over the weekend for their outstanding effort during the past hockey season. The Stars players held their year end awards banquet at the Civic Centre Sunday.
Broncos lose last home game of regular season

Broncos lose last home game of regular season

It looked promising until the third period. The Humboldt Broncos hosted the Melville Millionaires in their last home game of the regular season on February 16.