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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.

Robyn Silvernagle's rink defeated Sherry Anderson 6-5 to win the 2019 Viterra Scotties Provincial Championship in Humboldt.
Robyn Silvernagle's rink defeated Sherry Anderson 6-5 to win the 2019 Viterra Scotties Provincial Championship in Humboldt. Brady Lang/battlefordsNOW Staff

Silvernagle takes title at 2019 Viterra Scotties

By Brady Lang
January 27, 2019 - 10:15pm Updated: January 28, 2019 - 6:01am

Third time's a charm for Robyn Silvernagle. 

The North Battleford skip outlasted Saskatoon's Sherry Anderson by a score of 6-5 to win the 2019 Viterra Scotties Provincial Championship in Humboldt.

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.

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