NFSC members a constant on the podium

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The Neepawa Figure Skating Club was well represented at various StarSkate Regional Competitions throughout the new year. (Above picture) The Pre-Novice Bronze Medal winners from the 2018 Prairie Regional Competition are Cordelia Smith, Karissa Ellis, Annika Atkey, Claire Beaumont, Kara Ellis, Kyla Wahoski, Brooklyn Chartrand and Caitlyn Stevenson.

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Neepawa/OCN split back to back games

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Benoit Mowbray (#18) scores one of his two goals in Saturday's game against OCN.

By Eoin Devereux

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A three point night from Benoit Mowbray (two goals - one assist) powered the Neepawa Natives to a 4-1 win over the OCN Blizzard on Saturday, Feb. 24. But as impressive as Mowbray's effort was, the lasting impression many fans likely left the Yellowhead Arena with, was that there might need to be some extra security brought in to cover the rematch on Sunday.

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Neepawa Farmers blank Cartwright

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Neepawa goaltender Brad Nelson makes the save, on the way to the shutout on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Yellowhead Arena. The Farmers closed out the night with a 4-0 victory.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Neepawa Farmers needed to come up with a big effort against the Cartwright Clippers on Thursday, Feb. 22. They did that, and then some, on the way to a 4-0 win. 

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Dogs take a bite out of Neepawa Natives’ playoff chances

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Ashton Anderson scored twice and added two assists in the Natives 6-5 loss to Portage on Monday, Feb. 19.

By Eoin Devereux

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The window of opportunity to make it into the MJHL playoffs is closing for the Neepawa Natives and the Portage Terriers are likely taking some delight in being the ones who are slamming it shut.

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Neepawa Farmers fall in playoff opener

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By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The Cartwright Clippers continue to be the biggest surprise of the post-season in the Tiger Hills Hockey League. After first upsetting the fourth place Minnedosa Bombers 3-games-to-one in the opening round of the playoffs, the Clippers followed that up with a 6-4 win over the top ranked Neepawa Farmers on Thursday, Feb. 17.

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