Gladstone Lakers win in OT

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File photo: The Lakers have something to celebrate, after topping the Neepawa Farmers in the THHL East Division Final.

Advance to THHL FInal

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Gladstone Lakers are moving on to the Tiger Hills Hockey League (THHL) final, after defeating the Neepawa Farmers 3-2 in overtime. Gladstone’s Trey Evenson scored 1:16 into extra time on Saturday, Mar. 10, to claim the best-of-five series victory in four games.

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Synchronized skating on St. Paddy's Day

Press Release

Five years ago Skate Brandon, in conjunction with Skate Canada Manitoba, hosted the Manitoba Open competition in Rivers. This year, Skate Brandon/Skate Canada is hosting an invitational synchronized skating competition in Souris on March 17. More than 200 skaters on 24 teams will compete in eight levels from beginner to adult, including Rivers Silver Jets. The competition will  provide teams the opportunity to display the skills they have learned, all while cheering on other teams from across Manitoba. 

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Neepawa beat Gladstone in stunning fashion

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While Matt Kohlman put in a 46 save effort for Gladstone, he and the Lakers still fell 9-6 to Kyle McDonald & the Neepawa Farmers on Friday, Mar. 9. McDonald had three points (2G - 1A) on the night.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

A disastrous series of events, some self inflicted, ended up costing the Gladstone Lakers the third game of their Tiger Hills Hockey League eastern division series against the Neepawa Farmers. Gladstone surrendered seven goals in the last 20 minutes of action at the Yellowhead Arena on Friday, Mar. 9, to lose 9-6.

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Handing out the hardware

Neepawa Natives hand out Year-end Awards

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C-2-year end awards

Gladstone's MacLennan winds up University athletics career

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Kerilynn MacLennan (#10) recently finished her fifth year with the Edmonton-based MacEwan University Griffins women’s basketball program. Submitted photo. Property of Chris Piggott Photgraphy.

 

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

An athlete with a connection to Gladstone has wrapped up her post-secondary basketball career. Kerilynn MacLennan, who has been a member of the Edmonton-based MacEwan University Griffins women’s basketball program since 2013, recently played her 108th and final game for the team. 

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