Neepawa Cubs off to a slow start

Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Press

Much like this blasé spring, the Neepawa Cubs are not off to the hottest of starts, as the team has dropped two of their first three games. Their most recent matchups on the Santa Clara Baseball League schedule included a 6-6 tie with the Portage Padres on Wednesday, May 24 and a 10-3 loss to the Austin A’s on Sunday, May 28. Those results, coupled with Neepawa’s season opening loss to the Minnedosa Mavericks, have left the team with a 0-2-1 record.

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NACI Hits the track at Selkirk royal rumble

Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute (NACI) Tigers continue to pile up solid results on the track, as the team recently completed at the Selkirk Royal Rumble. For this most recent competition, the junior varsity squad performed extremely well, lead by Ben Perrett winning the JV boys 400m, with a spectacular time of 53.73. That result was 3.34 seconds better than the second place competitor. The JV boys relay team, meanwhile, placed second in the 4x100m relay, registering a time of 48.46.

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Cubs fall to Mavericks in Santa Clara season opener

Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

A bottom of the seventh sacrifice fly clinched the Minnedosa Mavericks a 3-2 win over the Neepawa Cubs on opening night of the Santa Clara Baseball League.

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NACI students run for it

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The Neepawa Press

Over the past six weeks, around 30 students from NACI have been taking part in the Run For It program, which combines run training with mental health/wellness education. This is a special kind of running club, for all levels, that focuses not only the physical aspects of running, but all the benefits of exercise on our mood, stress levels and overall well-being.

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NACI attacks the track

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

It was a hugely successful day on the track Neepawa Area Collegiate Institute (NACI) at the Track Attack competition. The event, held on Monday, May 15 in Neepawa, saw the team garner 29 top-three finishes on the day, with 10 of those being first place results. 

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