1st round upset in Santa Clara playoffs

Playoff Bracket

By Eoin Devereux

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The seventh seeded Carberry Royals eliminated the Minnedosa Mavericks from the  Santa Clara Baseball League playoffs, on Monday, July 17, with a 7-0 win. Carberry knocked out the second ranked Mavericks with a 2-1 series victory.

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New signees for Neepawa Natives

Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Press

Four more players have committed to the Neepawa Natives for the upcoming Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) season. The club has announced via press release the signings of forwards Brett Namaka and Jessie Gibbons, as well as defensemen Gabriel Comeau and Ben Hilhorst.

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Future looks bright for Neepawa Natives

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Photo by Eoin Devereux. 

A combination of returning players and young prospects participated in the Neepawa Natives annual summer development camp.

 

By Eoin Devereux

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There was a different attitude both on and off the ice for the Neepawa Natives during the club’s annual summer development camp. Fifty-three players, including both returning members of the roster and the team’s top prospects, participated in the event on Monday, July 10 and Tuesday, July 11, at the Canada Games Sportsplex in Brandon.

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Soroka wins 2017 NGCC Senior Open

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Photo by Eoin Devereux. NGCC general manager & CPGA golf pro Landon Cameron congratulates the 2017 Senior Open Champion, Dave Soroka.

 
By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

A combination of home course advantage and simply finding his ‘A’ game at the perfect time catapulted Dave Soroka to the top of the leaderboard at the 2017 Neepawa Golf and Country Club Senior Open.  

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Neepawa host bow hunting competition

Bowhunting

Photos by Eoin Devereux. Julius Jenkins shoots on the target located just over 100 yards away, as part of the 50/50 prize. Competitors had a chance to shoot three arrows at the target with the closest winning the prize.

By Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Press

The best archery marksmen in all of Manitoba converged on Neepawa Sunday, July 9, for the annual 3D Outdoor Classic. The competition was held in association with the Yellowhead Bowhunters Club, the Archers and Bowhunters Association of Manitoba (ABAM) and Archery Canada. It involved a “3D” competition, consisting of life-sized animal targets placed across an outdoor area, in order to simulate bowhunting. The club’s terrain, which is located just east of Neepawa, provided the visual challenges and varying levels of difficulty for the shooters. 

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