Two-team race for first in SVHL

The league’s top eight teams make the playoffs, so no team is eliminated yet

Two-team race for first in SVHLCrossroads Staff The Delisle Bruins and Kyle Elks are tied for first place in the Sask Valley Hockey League, and it is shaping up to be a two-team battle for first place. Most of the teams in the SVHL have played at least two-thirds of their 18-game regular season schedules. The Bruins (11-1) and Elks…

Peewee Wheat Kings close to league leaders: coach

Bantams host Melville on Saturday and Martensville on Sunday

Peewee Wheat Kings close to league leaders: coachCrossroads staff The West Central Bantam Wheat Kings had a chance at a win to finish last weekend’s road trip but the Saskatoon Outlaws edged them in overtime on Sunday. The bantam Wheat Kings were already smarting from having been battered 7-2 by the Broncos in Humboldt on Saturday and shut out 7-0 by the…

National Trust honours Ancient Echoes with award

Preserves petrogylphics and other geological and First Nations archeological sites

National Trust honours Ancient Echoes with awardCrossroads Staff The Ancient Echoes Interpretive Centre was one of a half a dozen groups that received National Trust for Canada honours at a ceremony in Fredericton during the fall. The National Trust Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award for resilient historic places – awarded to Ancient Echoes for conserving the Coal Mine Ravine – goes to…

Caissie found guilty in Carol King death

First-degree murder verdict comes more than seven years after body found near Herschel

Caissie found guilty in Carol King deathCrossroads Staff A judge in Saskatoon last week pronounced Joseph David Caissie guilty of murdering Carol King near Herschel more than seven years ago. A media report on Friday morning said the judge found Caissie guilty of first-degree murder in the death of King, a Newfoundland native who lived north of Herschel. She vanished on…

Kindersley increases lead in SWHL standings

Riding a 14-game unbeaten streak since start of season

Kindersley increases lead in SWHL standingsCrossroads Staff The Kindersley Sr. Klippers just escaped the weekend with their season-long unbeaten streak in tact and the team has padded its lead in the standings. The Sr. Klippers are riding a 14-game unbeaten streak since the start of the 2018-19 season and their 28 points are good enough to have a six-point lead…

Wheat Kings minor hockey wrap-up

The peewees host the undefeated Warman Wildcats in Kindersley on Friday and the Battlefords Barons in Macklin on Saturday

Wheat Kings minor hockey wrap-upCrossroads staff In the past week, the West Central Bantam Wheat Kings went 2-1 against Saskatoon teams while their peewee counterparts won all three of their games. The bantams can start their Christmas break but the Peewee Wheat Kings have two games this weekend before they can take that holiday rest. They are to host…

Outlaws drop a pair of games on weekend

There are four games on the SWHL schedule this weekend

Outlaws drop a pair of games on weekendCrossroads Staff The Wilkie Outlaws have likely never lost consecutive home games on back-to-back nights since joining the Sask West Hockey League. It happened last weekend. There is only one undefeated team left standing in the SWHL. The Kindersley Sr. Klippers still have a perfect record at 9-0 and they earned a big road win…

Bruins continue to roll in SVHL

Lucky Lake is in Kyle and Loreburn is in Delisle for games tonight at 8 p.m., and Central Butte is in Outlook tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Bruins continue to roll in SVHLCrossroads Staff The Delisle Bruins have won six consecutive games to take an outright lead in the Sask Valley Hockey League standings. Three teams share second place. With a record of 9-1 this season, the Bruins won a pair of games on the weekend to build a six-point cushion atop the SVHL standings. However, the…

Protestors rally for oil and gas industry

The industry wants pipelines to get its products to market but most pipeline projects are at a standstill

Protestors rally for oil and gas industryKenneth Brown of The Crossroads The oil and gas industry is not pleased with the Canadian government. Members of the industry and their supporters have rallied to send a message to Ottawa. More than 100 people gathered in the parking lot at the Kindersley Mall on Dec. 15 for their version of a yellow vest…

Eaton students revitalize spaces with mural project

The initiative gave students a sense of accomplishment and it was a lesson in collaboration, said a student

Eaton students revitalize spaces with mural projectKenneth Brown of The Crossroads High school students in Eatonia have been busy sprucing up areas in Eaton School by painting murals on walls and messages on stairs among other projects. Eaton School has a mentorship program and students involved in the program came up with an idea to revitalize spaces in the school. A…