Natives clip Winkler’s wings

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Natives goaltender Evan Robert made 65 saves over the course of two games against the Winkler Flyers, including this stop in the second period on Friday, Sept. 22 against Winkler’s Nolan McGuire.

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The Neepawa Natives are off to a hot start in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), winning their first two games of the regular season. The Natives claimed a 4-2 decision over the Winkler Flyers on Friday, Sept. 22, at the Yellowhead Arena in Neepawa. The team followed that up by spoiling the Flyers’ home opener on Saturday night, by the score of 3-1.

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Chwaliboga named Natives captain

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The captain and assistant captains for the 2017-2018 Neepawa Natives. Left to right: Ashton Anderson, Griffin Chwaliboga, Josh Blondeau and Jordan Martin.

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Westman FC wins Cambrian Cup

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The Westman FC boys U-15 premier two soccer team won the Cambrian Cup Challenge Final in dramatic style over Thunder Bay Chill on Saturday, Sept. 16.  The game went to a shootout after ending 2-2 in regulation time, with goals by Josh Cameron and Isaias Pineda and completing two 10 minute additional halves of extra time with no additional goals. In the shootout with penalty kicks, Westman was victorious.

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Neepawa Natives ready for rigours of regular season

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Will Blake of Winkler and Mackenzie Belinski of Neepawa  challenge for the puck in the 2nd period of an exhibition game on Friday, Sept. 15 at the Yellowhead Centre.

 
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The Neepawa Natives have been counting down the days until the start of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) regular season. The junior ‘A’ team has been quite busy over the past few weeks, with both training camp and a series of exhibition games.

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NACI Tigers tamed by Moosomin

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A spectacular game from running backs Taine Middleton and Tanner Mann, still wasn’t enough to secure a recent road win for the Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute (NACI) Tigers. While the pair put up a combined 412 rushing yards and three touchdowns against the Moosomin Generals on Friday, Sept. 15, NACI  still lost 64-26. 

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