Disappointing results for Neepawa Farmers

Banner Staff
Neepawa Banner & Press

A pair of weekend games didn’t yield the results that the Neepawa Farmers had been hoping for. First, the Farmers were bested 6-2 by the Killarney Shamrocks on Friday, Jan. 19. The next night, Neepawa was beaten once again, this time by a 7-1 margin to the Minnedosa Bombers. In the showdown with Killarney, Matt Lowry and Ward Szucki scored for Neepawa. Following the defeat to the Shamrocks, the Farmers were then bested by Minnedosa.

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Stamps’ Osadick named POTW

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MJHL Media Release

Matthew Osadick of the Swan Valley Stampeders has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week recipient. The 17-year-old rookie recorded four points (1 goal - 3 assists) in a recent two-game home stand against the Winnipeg Blues. Osadick, who hails from Winnipeg, currently has 27 points (12G - 15A) in 37 games. Of note, he has only accumulated a total of six penalty minutes this season.

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New regional soccer association created

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Youth soccer across the Westman region will have a dramatically different look to it in 2018. Earlier this week, the local governing bodies in Brandon, Neepawa, Minnedosa and Rivers approved amalgamating into the newly created Westman Regional Soccer Association (WRSA). Discussions on this partnership have been going for five years, as the Manitoba Soccer Association worked to further develop soccer in all parts of the province. This is the first regional governing body of its kind for soccer in Manitoba. 

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Loss to Winnipeg hampers hopes of 7th place finish for Neepawa Natives

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Jeremy Link makes one of his 43 saves on the night, as Winnipeg defeats Neepawa 6-3, on Saturday, Jan. 13.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The hopes of a seventh place finish in the MJHL standings for the Neepawa Natives took a serious hit on Saturday, Jan. 13, with a 6-3 loss to the Winnipeg Blues. Whether or not this loss impacts their chances for eighth place remains to be seen.

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Arden Bonspiel winners

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The Annual Arden Mens Bonspiel was held Jan. 4-7. Above picture: The First Event winners - sponsored by Enns Bros. Left to right: skip Kyle Forsyth, Jarvis Whyte, Trent Hill and Darius Vendramin.

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