Pistons top Natives in game three

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

A dominant second period, which featured four unanswered goals, pushed the Steinbach Pistons to a 5-2 victory over the Neepawa Natives on Tuesday, Mar. 14, at the T.G. Smith Centre. With the win, Steinbach has now claimed a 2-1 lead in the MJHL best of seven opening round playoff series.

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Neepawa Farmers eliminated from THHL playoffs

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

A last minute goal from former Swan Valley Stampeder Daylon Creasy has sent the Carberry Plainsmen to the THHL finals for the second straight year. Creasy’s marker lifted Carberry to a 5-4 win over the Neepawa Farmers on Friday, Mar. 10 at the Yellowhead Centre. With that victory, the Plainsmen claimed the best-of seven series four game to one. 

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Neepawa Natives fall to Pistons in game two

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Photo by Eoin Devereux.  Pistons goaltender Roman Bengert makes a save on Reigan Buchanan during the second period on Sunday, Mar. 12.

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

A solid effort in the final four minutes of regulation was not enough to make up for 56 minutes of lackluster play from the Neepawa Natives, as they lost 3-2 to the Steinbach Pistons on Sunday, Mar. 12. That win evened up the best-of-seven MJHL quarter final series at one game apiece.

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Neepawa Natives take game one in Steinbach

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

Considering the Neepawa Natives have been playing 'playoff hockey' for the past five weeks, it shouldn't be shocking to anyone that they had gotten pretty good at it. But shock was likely what the Steinbach Pistons were feeling after falling 4-1 to Neepawa, in the first game of the best of seven series on Friday, Mar. 10.

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Bantam Bombers capture provincial crown

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The Neepawa Banner

The Minnedosa Bantams pressed their “Hometown Advantage” this past weekend by capturing the Bantam ‘A’ Provincial Championship. The team of 13-14 year-old boys defeated the Swan Valley Stampeders 5-2 in the gold medal final to put a storybook ending to their season.

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