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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THHL playoffs in full swing

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

There was one upset in the first round of the Tiger Hills Hockey League (THHL) playoffs, as the expansion Wawanesa Jets surprised the Souris Elks with a 3-games-to-none series victory.

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Natives top Terriers in OT

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The Neepawa Natives celebrate a much needed win on Wednesday, Feb. 8, as they topped the Portage Terriers 4-3 in overtime.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

A pair of three point nights from line-mates Brett Namaka and Mackenzie Belinski, lifted the Neepawa Natives to a 4-3 overtime win over the Portage Terriers on Wednesday, Feb. 7. Namaka (2 goals - 1 assist), who earned the first star of the game, would score the game winner just 31 seconds into OT. Belinski, meanwhile, scored once and added a pair of assists. 

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Lisoway wins U of M award

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Neepawa’s Quintin Lisoway was recently singled out as the Smitty’s Bison Sports Male Athlete of the Week.

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University of Manitoba press release

Student athlete Quintin Lisoway has been named the Smitty’s Bison Sports Male Athlete of the Week, for the week ending Jan. 28. The second year forward has continued his strong sophomore season with five points (three goals – one on the power play, two assists) while adding ten shots and a plus/minus rating of plus three, as well as being named a First Star of the Game.

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