Nathan Kanter

Crusaders running back Jacob Stynsky (24) tries to find space in Thursday's 48-14 loss to Delisle. Stynsky played hurt.
Crusaders running back Jacob Stynsky (24) tries to find space in Thursday's 48-14 loss to Delisle. Stynsky played hurt. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

Crusaders offence stumbles against Rebels

By Nathan Kanter
September 30, 2016 - 6:41am Updated: September 30, 2016 - 8:47am

For the second consecutive week, the John Paul II Crusaders looked flat at home.

Really flat.

So flat, in fact, that the Delisle Rebels laid a 48-14 beating on them on Thursday afternoon at Crusaders Field.

Goaltender Ryan Rewerts looks through traffic in Monday’s loss to the Melville Millionaires.
Goaltender Ryan Rewerts looks through traffic in Monday’s loss to the Melville Millionaires. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars down to 2 goaltenders

By Nathan Kanter
September 29, 2016 - 10:01am

The North Stars had a deal in place to send goaltender Ryan Rewerts to the Valley Wildcats of the Maritime Hockey League, but Rewerts has decided not to report to the Berwick, N.S. team, and will stop playing junior A hockey instead.

Austin King-Cunningham, a 6’2” defenceman, is part of a new wave of Stars players that will be counted on this season.
Austin King-Cunningham, a 6’2” defenceman, is part of a new wave of Stars players that will be counted on this season. Facebook/Austin King-Cunningham

Amid last minute coaching change, lots of positives for Stars

By Nathan Kanter
September 27, 2016 - 5:57pm

The midget AAA Battlefords Stars kick off their regular season on Thursday with a couple of big challenges: one, their head coach just began the job, and two, they’re quite young.

The Sharks pose for a photo before their first game of this past weekend’s tournament in Capital Plains.
The Sharks pose for a photo before their first game of this past weekend’s tournament in Capital Plains. Betty Weller/Battlefords AAA Sharks Instagram

AAA Sharks win 1 of 4 in weekend tournament

By Nathan Kanter
September 27, 2016 - 5:40pm Updated: September 29, 2016 - 8:48am

The Battlefords female AAA Sharks went 1-3 over the weekend in a tournament in Central Plains, Manitoba, but head coach Gary Berggren said the Sharks outshot their opponents in every game.

Millionaires forward Tucker Scantlebury (middle right), reacts to his team’s game-tying goal in Monday’s win over Battlefords.
Millionaires forward Tucker Scantlebury (middle right), reacts to his team’s game-tying goal in Monday’s win over Battlefords. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars penalty kill struggles in loss to Millionaires

By Nathan Kanter
September 27, 2016 - 6:59am

Head coach Nate Bedford called the North Stars effort in their two SJHL showcase games “night and day.”

He wouldn’t be wrong.

On Sunday night, they dominated the defending champion Melfort Mustangs 4–0 and outshot them 44-16.

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