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Four Battlefords North Stars participated in the SJHL/MJHL Showcase this week in Regina. Pictured left to right: Matthew Fletcher, Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, MacGregor Sinclair, seen in their Team Kunitz jerseys.
Four Battlefords North Stars participated in the SJHL/MJHL Showcase this week in Regina. Pictured left to right: Matthew Fletcher, Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, MacGregor Sinclair, seen in their Team Kunitz jerseys. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

SJHL wrap up showcase with MJHL, win four of six

By Martin Martinson
January 15, 2019 - 8:21pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 9:49pm

Regina, Sask. - The final day of the 2019 SJHL/MJHL Showcase kicked off Tuesday with the SJHL’s Team Schwartz defeating the MJHL’s Team Garbutt 4-2. The game was the second meeting between the two sides.

Stars' forward MacGregor Sinclair (#19) seen here celebrating with his Team Kunitz teammates after a 3-1 win last night over Team Belfour.
Stars' forward MacGregor Sinclair (#19) seen here celebrating with his Team Kunitz teammates after a 3-1 win last night over Team Belfour. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW Staff

A look at the final day of the SJHL/MJHL Showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 15, 2019 - 1:45pm Updated: January 15, 2019 - 4:46pm

After a thoroughly eventful opening day of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League/Manitoba Junior Hockey League Showcase, early action on the second day suggests the pace of play may have actually amped up even further overnight – if that’s even possible.

The SJHL’s Team Kunitz closed out the night with a big 2-1 win over Team Belfour in a game that saw the group mesh almost instantaneously in their first game as a team.
The SJHL’s Team Kunitz closed out the night with a big 2-1 win over Team Belfour in a game that saw the group mesh almost instantaneously in their first game as a team. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

SJHL wins two out of three on opening day of showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 14, 2019 - 8:51pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 9:39pm

Regina, Sask. -- The first day of action at the 2019 SJHL/MJHL Showcase proved flush with storylines as the top college-eligible players from the two provinces started to duke it out at Co-operators Centre.

With six games on tap over two days, the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase promises to hold plenty of storylines within it.
With six games on tap over two days, the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase promises to hold plenty of storylines within it. submitted photo/SJHL website

Three games on slate for first day of SJHL/MJHL Showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Day one of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League/Manitoba Junior Hockey League Showcase kicked off with an 11 a.m. matchup between the SJHL’s Team Schwartz and Team Garbutt of the MJHL.

Pictured left to right: Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, Matthew Fletcher and MacGregor Sinclair, will represent the Battlefords North Stars at the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase.
Pictured left to right: Cody Spagrud, Matthias Urbanski, Matthew Fletcher and MacGregor Sinclair, will represent the Battlefords North Stars at the second-annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase. Martin Martinson/battlefordsNOW staff

Four North Stars selected to represent team in SJHL/MJHL Showcase

By Martin Martinson
January 14, 2019 - 9:00am

The second-annual Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League/ Manitoba Junior Hockey League combined showcase gets underway today.

Rachel Homan's rink topped Silvana Tirinzoni 4-3 to win her 10th Grand Slam of Curling title.
Rachel Homan's rink topped Silvana Tirinzoni 4-3 to win her 10th Grand Slam of Curling title. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

Homan upsets Tirinzoni at Meridian Canadian Open for 10th Slam title

By Tyler Marr
January 13, 2019 - 5:52pm Updated: January 14, 2019 - 5:21pm

Rachel Homan’s rink executed when needed en route to a 4-3 win over Silvana Tirinzoni at the Meridian Canadian Open, her 10th Grand Slam of Curling title.

Skip Brendan Bottcher, third Darren Moulding, second Bradley Theissen and lead Karrick Martin securing victory in seven ends to win the 2019 Meridian Canadian Open over Toronto's John Epping.
Skip Brendan Bottcher, third Darren Moulding, second Bradley Theissen and lead Karrick Martin securing victory in seven ends to win the 2019 Meridian Canadian Open over Toronto's John Epping. Tyler Marr/battlefordsNOW Staff

Bottcher takes men’s 2019 Meridian Canadian Open title over Epping

By Tyler Marr
January 13, 2019 - 2:17pm Updated: January 13, 2019 - 3:37pm

Brendan Bottcher's rink has won the 2019 Meridian Canadian Open, the team's first Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling title.

In an East versus West battle, the Edmonton-based rink came out on top over Toronto's John Epping in seven ends 6-3.

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