Neepawa Farmers fall in playoff opener

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By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Cartwright Clippers continue to be the biggest surprise of the post-season in the Tiger Hills Hockey League. After first upsetting the fourth place Minnedosa Bombers 3-games-to-one in the opening round of the playoffs, the Clippers followed that up with a 6-4 win over the top ranked Neepawa Farmers on Thursday, Feb. 17.

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Neepawa Natives claim a must win over Swan Valley

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Photo by Micah Waddell. Justin Metcalf shoots on Ethan Peterson in the second period. Metcalf would score on the play. 

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The objective was simple enough for the Neepawa Natives, just win the darn game. And while the team did ultimately achieve that objective, the path to get there was anything but simple.Natives forward Ashton Anderson scored the shootout winner for Neepawa, as they claimed a 5-4 win over the Swan Valley Stampeders on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at the Yellowhead Arena. In order to reach that conclusion, however, Neepawa had to twice rebound from a two-goal deficit. 

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Neepawa Novas results

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The Neepawa Novas Gymnastics team attended the St.Andrews Regional Stream Competition on Feb. 10. The event featured a grand total of 12 clubs and 156 gymnasts. The Novas Team had a wonderful competition and the coaches are very proud of their results.

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NACI curlers win Zone Championship

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Submitted photo. The NACI boys and girls curling teams.

By Eoin Devereux 
Neepawa Banner & Press 

Neepawa will be well represented at the Provincial High School Curling Championship, as both the boys and girls teams won at the Zone Seven Tournament in Carberry on Feb. 7-8.

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Neepawa Natives heat things up against Blizzard

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Neepawa Natives are doing everything they can to ensure that the final few weeks of the MJHL regular season are as dramatic as possible. The club recently collected a very important two points in the standings, with a 6-3 victory over the OCN Blizzard on Sunday, Feb. 11. The win ensured the Natives could keep within striking distance of the Swan Valley Stampeders for the final playoff spot. 

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