NACI Tigers secure place in playoffs

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Photo by Eoin Devereux. NACI goaltender Dez Ramsey slides across the crease during the 2nd period of the Tigers 3-1 victory over Crocus Plains on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

By Eoin Devereux

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A pair of recent wins have assured the NACI Tigers a spot in the Westman High School Hockey League playoffs. The only question now is who will challenge them?

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Yellowhead Chiefs keep winning when it matters

By Eoin Devereux

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A pair of wins over the weekend have kept the Yellowhead Chiefs near the top of the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League standings. The Chiefs (25-4-8. 58 points) secured a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Thrashers on Saturday, Jan. 28. Yellowhead quickly followed that up with an  identical 4-2 decision over the Interlake Lightning. 

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Manitoba Senior Baseball League disbands

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

A historic baseball league which produced some of western Manitoba’s best players is now officially no more. On Tuesday, Jan. 31, the Manitoba Senior Baseball League formally announced that it is ceasing operation. Last year, the league took a one-year hiatus in the hopes of reorganizing and returning in 2017.

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Natives win one, drop pair

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

The Neepawa Natives have found themselves unable to keep pace in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League’s playoff race. The club has dropped six of their last seven games, including a pair of critical matches against one of the teams they’re chasing, the Dauphin Kings.

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NACI Tigers defeat Souris Sabres

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By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Press/Neepawa Banner

A pair of wins have helped the NACI Tigers hockey team climb back into the top tier of the Westman High School Hockey League standings. The Tigers first claimed a solid 3-1 win in Brandon on Thursday, Jan. 26 against the Crocus Plains Plainsmen. They followed that up the next night at home with an impressive 6-1 decision over the Souris/Reston Sabres. 

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