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Ali Aitken, who led the Sharks in scoring last season, carries the puck into the offensive zone during AAA Sharks spring camp at the Civic Centre this week.
Ali Aitken, who led the Sharks in scoring last season, carries the puck into the offensive zone during AAA Sharks spring camp at the Civic Centre this week. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

New AAA Sharks coaches introduced at spring camp

By Nathan Kanter
April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: April 19, 2018 - 4:25pm

While a solid contingent of 13 Battlefords AAA Sharks players from last year's team are currently at 2018 spring camp, there will be two new faces in charge behind the bench.

Madison Higgs saved the best for last at the Western Canadian Championships this past weekend in Victoria, shattering her personal best in the 1,500-metre freestyle.
Madison Higgs saved the best for last at the Western Canadian Championships this past weekend in Victoria, shattering her personal best in the 1,500-metre freestyle. Battlefords Orcas Swim Club/Facebook

Orcas swimmer Higgs qualifies for Canadian Junior Championships

By Nathan Kanter
April 17, 2018 - 12:00pm Updated: April 17, 2018 - 2:01pm

Battlefords Kinsmen Orcas swimmer Madison Higgs has qualified for the Canadian Junior Championships in the 1,500-metre freestyle, after crushing her previous best time and breaking an Orcas club record at the Western Canadian Championships in Victoria, B.C. last weekend.

Rachelle Matisz will be headed to the University of Saskatchewan next season to complete a two-year post-degree nursing program.
Rachelle Matisz will be headed to the University of Saskatchewan next season to complete a two-year post-degree nursing program. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW staff

North Stars trainer Matisz leaving team to further education

By Nathan Kanter
April 16, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: April 16, 2018 - 3:07pm

If there's one thing Rachelle Matisz won't miss about the Battlefords North Stars athletic therapist job, it's doing laundry.

From left to right: graduating players Connor Manegre, Garan Magnes, Troy Gerein, Layne Young, Conor Jensen, Taryn Kotchorek, Keith Anderson, Chaseton Braid.
From left to right: graduating players Connor Manegre, Garan Magnes, Troy Gerein, Layne Young, Conor Jensen, Taryn Kotchorek, Keith Anderson, Chaseton Braid. Nathan Kanter/battlefordsNOW Staff

North Stars hold year-end banquet

By Nathan Kanter
April 10, 2018 - 11:05am Updated: April 10, 2018 - 2:21pm

The Battlefords North Stars honoured their eight graduating players at their year-end banquet on Monday night at the Civic Centre, handing out jerseys to each of those who won't return.

(Left to right) Sheldon Kennedy, a former NHL player who was part of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos bus tragedy, SJHL president Bill Chow, Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda, and Lake Country Co-op CEO Dean McKim, at the SJHL's announcement of a new player assistance program.
(Left to right) Sheldon Kennedy, a former NHL player who was part of the 1986 Swift Current Broncos bus tragedy, SJHL president Bill Chow, Federated Co-operatives Limited CEO Scott Banda, and Lake Country Co-op CEO Dean McKim, at the SJHL's announcement of a new player assistance program. SJHL/Twitter

SJHL launches assistance program in wake of Humboldt tragedy

By Nathan Kanter
April 10, 2018 - 10:30am

The Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League has announced a new SJHL assistance program designed to provide mental health assistance and grief counselling for all players, coaches, staff, and volunteers affected by Friday's tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos.

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