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Grade 12 student Jordan Poitras, pictured here, has been a key piece of the Vikings' senior boys team this season.
Grade 12 student Jordan Poitras, pictured here, has been a key piece of the Vikings' senior boys team this season. battlefordsNOW staff

Vikings senior boys basketball team gear up for stretch-drive of season

By Martin Martinson
January 28, 2019 - 4:54pm

The North Battleford Comprehensive High School senior boys Vikings basketball team have an exhibition game Jan. 29 at the high school against Unity at 8 p.m.

The Battlefords North Stars closed out their season-series with the Flin Flon Bombers Saturday night in a wild 6-5 overtime contest. The Stars finish the season 1-2-1 against the Bombers.
The Battlefords North Stars closed out their season-series with the Flin Flon Bombers Saturday night in a wild 6-5 overtime contest. The Stars finish the season 1-2-1 against the Bombers. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars fall in OT in rematch with Bombers

By Martin Martinson
January 27, 2019 - 7:05am Updated: January 27, 2019 - 7:36am

In the second game of back-to-backs with the Flin Flon Bombers, the Battlefords North Stars dropped a heartbreaker in overtime, 6-5 the final at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon.

The officials were busy Friday night in Flin Flon, handing out a combined 158 minutes in penalties between the two teams.
The officials were busy Friday night in Flin Flon, handing out a combined 158 minutes in penalties between the two teams. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars aim for bounce back in round two against Bombers

By Martin Martinson
January 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Coming off a 5-2 loss last night to the Flin Flon Bombers, the Battlefords North Stars return to action tonight for their second of back-to-backs against the Bombers this weekend, again taking place at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon.

Stars’ forward Regan Doig, seen here, dropping the gloves with Bombers’ defenseman, Tyler Higgins in the second period of Friday night’s game; one of three fights on the night.
Stars’ forward Regan Doig, seen here, dropping the gloves with Bombers’ defenseman, Tyler Higgins in the second period of Friday night’s game; one of three fights on the night. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Stars and Bombers explode for seven goals, nearly 160 penalty minutes

By Martin Martinson
January 26, 2019 - 12:34am

The Battlefords North Stars fell 5-2 Friday night to the Flin Flon Bombers at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon.

Pictured from left to right: Regan Doig, Matthew Fletcher, Cody Spagrud and Braydon Buziak celebrate a goal against the Bombers earlier in the year. Friday night will mark the 200th career SJHL game for Cody Spagrud, while Saturday will be the 100th career SJHL game for Braydon Buziak.
Pictured from left to right: Regan Doig, Matthew Fletcher, Cody Spagrud and Braydon Buziak celebrate a goal against the Bombers earlier in the year. Friday night will mark the 200th career SJHL game for Cody Spagrud, while Saturday will be the 100th career SJHL game for Braydon Buziak. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars head to Flin Flon for clash with Bombers

By Martin Martinson
January 25, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars return to action tonight against the Flin Flon Bombers at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon.

Between 300 and 400 people generally attend Table Mountain’s night skiing, held Friday nights from January to the end of March.
Between 300 and 400 people generally attend Table Mountain’s night skiing, held Friday nights from January to the end of March. submitted photo/Table Mountain

Table Mountain night skiing offers unique activity in the Battlefords

By Martin Martinson
January 24, 2019 - 5:00pm Updated: January 24, 2019 - 5:56pm

Friday night will bring with it the third night skiing/snowboarding session of the new year at Table Mountain.

Offered Friday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Jan. 25 will mark the return of night skiing after the event had to be cancelled last week due to poor weather conditions.

Books, conversation and snacks, the teen book  club offers a new reading and community outlet for teenagers in the Battlefords.
Books, conversation and snacks, the teen book club offers a new reading and community outlet for teenagers in the Battlefords. Submitted photo/Candice Froess

New book club for teens offered at NB public library

By Martin Martinson
January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm

In addition to the North Battleford Public Library hosting it’s monthly adult book club Jan. 28 at 7 p.m., the establishment will also be starting a new teen book club to meet monthly beginning Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.

Tuesday marked just the second regulation loss for the North Stars  since the turn of the calendar to 2019. The team is now 4-2-1 on the month.
Tuesday marked just the second regulation loss for the North Stars since the turn of the calendar to 2019. The team is now 4-2-1 on the month. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars fall 6-0 to Klippers

By Martin Martinson
January 22, 2019 - 11:19pm

The Battlefords North Stars fell 6-0 to the Kindersley Klippers Tuesday night at the North Battleford Civic Centre.

With the win, Kindersley leapfrogs the North Stars into the top spot in the Global Ag. Risk Solutions Division.

Stars’ forward Matthias Urbanski, pictured here, with Austin Nault of the Klippers. Urbanski has two goals, two assists in his last three games against the Klippers.
Stars’ forward Matthias Urbanski, pictured here, with Austin Nault of the Klippers. Urbanski has two goals, two assists in his last three games against the Klippers. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars welcome Klippers to town with top spot in division on the line

By Martin Martinson
January 22, 2019 - 2:00pm

The Battlefords North Stars will welcome the division-rival Kindersley Klippers to town tonight, with top spot in the Global Ag. Risk Solutions Division on the line.

Tuesday night will mark the first game of 2019 for the North Stars at the Civic Centre.

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