Natives top Dauphin Kings

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By Eoin Devereux

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Three consecutive goals in a 2:23 span of the second period helped to lift the Neepawa Natives to a 6-4 win over the Dauphin Kings. The victory, Neepawa’s 20th of the year, ensured that Sunday nights final game of the regular season will decide whether the Natives or Swan Valley Stampeders make it to the playoffs.

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Carberry Plainsmen stun Neepawa Farmers

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

Likely the biggest takeaway for the Neepawa Farmers from game one of the Tiger Hills Hockey League eastern final is that the Carberry Plainsmen deserve to be here. Going into the matchup on Thursday, Mar. 2, there had been a few rumblings that Carberry were here simply due to facing a depleted Minnedosa Bombers squad in the previous round. The Plainsmen quickly put that rumour to rest by outskating, outscoring and ultimately, outplaying, Neepawa on the way to a 6-3 win.

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Natives beat Pistons

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

Fans at the Yellowhead Centre saw what might be a preview of the first round of the MJHL playoffs on Wednesday, Mar. 1, as the Neepawa Natives faced the Steinbach Pistons. With their post season life on the line, Neepawa came up big by defeating the Pistons 3-1. This win, combined with the Swan Valley Stampeders OT loss to the Portage Terriers, now has Neepawa tied for the eighth and final playoff spot (19-33-6. 44 points)

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Yellowhead Chiefs update: Chiefs advance with double OT win

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The Yellowhead Female Midget Chiefs and Eastman Selects played game five of their MFMHL quarter final series on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Shoal Lake Communiplex before a large and loud crowd of supporters for both teams.

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Three teams, three titles for NACI

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Press/Neepawa Banner

A trifecta of basketball titles have been claimed by the NACI Tigers. On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the junior varsity boys squad capped off a solid season with an equally impressive 59-45 win over the William Morton Warriors. The next day, the varsity boys and girls would also pick up zone championship banners, with 68-59 and 54-45 victories respectively.

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