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The Battlefords North Stars are now ranked number six nationally in the Canadian Junior A Hockey League standings.
The Battlefords North Stars are now ranked number six nationally in the Canadian Junior A Hockey League standings. file photo/battlefordsNOW

North Stars back in top-10 in national rankings

By Roger White
January 23, 2018 - 10:00am Updated: January 23, 2018 - 12:38pm

After a one week hiatus, the Battlefords North Stars are once again back in the top-10 in the weekly Canadian Junior Hockey League’s (CJHL) top-20 national rankings, following a pair of weekend wins against Yorkton and Melville.

Combine goalie Josh Alook standing his ground during a Battlefords power play on Friday night. Meota beat the Stars 8-1 last night in SPHL action.
Combine goalie Josh Alook standing his ground during a Battlefords power play on Friday night. Meota beat the Stars 8-1 last night in SPHL action. Roger White/battlefordsNOW staff

Combines blast Beaver Blues, extend SPHL lead

By Roger White
January 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

It was supposed to be a clash of two of the top three teams in the Saskatchewan Prairie Hockey League (SPHL) last night, however, only one team showed up.

The first place Meota Combines routed the third place Battleford Beaver Blues 8-1 at the Battleford Arena.

Battlefords North Stars will look to continue their dominance over the Yorkton Terriers tonight at the Affinity Place Arena. Stars have won all three games against  Yorkton this season.
Battlefords North Stars will look to continue their dominance over the Yorkton Terriers tonight at the Affinity Place Arena. Stars have won all three games against Yorkton this season. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars begin busy weekend tonight in Yorkton

By Roger White
January 19, 2018 - 12:02pm

The final push towards the playoffs begins for the Battlefords North Stars tonight, as they open a weekend road trip with a stop in Yorkton to face a Terrier team that they have dominated for the past three seasons.

On paper, it’s a David versus Goliath scenario.

Helen Urlacher of Wilkie displays a sign of support from her Kraft Hockeyville committee who opted to forego their aspirations for this year's grand prize to support Fernie B.C.'s submission to win the $150,000
Helen Urlacher of Wilkie displays a sign of support from her Kraft Hockeyville committee who opted to forego their aspirations for this year's grand prize to support Fernie B.C.'s submission to win the $150,000 Roger White/battlefordsNOW Staff

Wilkie throws support behind Fernie B.C for Hockeyville 2018

By Roger White
January 18, 2018 - 12:00pm

If any community in Canada knows what Fernie B.C. is going through with the loss of its arena following an ammonia leak that killed three men on October 17; it’s the Town of Wilkie.

The Battlefords North Stars dropped out of the top 10 national rankings in the CJHL last week despite compiling a 2-1 record last week.
The Battlefords North Stars dropped out of the top 10 national rankings in the CJHL last week despite compiling a 2-1 record last week. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Stars drop out of top 10 in Junior A Power Rankings

By Roger White
January 16, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: January 17, 2018 - 9:17am

For the first time since September, the Battlefords North Stars find themselves out of the top 10 national rankings of the Canadian Junior ‘A’ Hockey League.

For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running.
For a second straight day cold temperature closed a number of schools and forced buses in the area to stop running. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Extreme weather causes bus and school closures for second straight day

By Roger White
January 12, 2018 - 7:44am

The extreme cold weather is playing havoc with some buses in the area.
 
-All North Battleford and Battleford, Leoville, Spiritwood, Hafford and Medstead buses with the Living Sky School Divivison are not running today.
 

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