Chiefs chosen in WHL Bantam Draft

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

A trio of Yellowhead Chiefs have been selected in the 2017 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft. The event took place on Thursday, May 4 in Calgary and involved the WHL clubs choosing draft eligible players born in 2002 who reside in western Canada or the United States

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Comets Corner - May 7, 2017

By Justin Froese

Submitted

Welcome back folks. After the tumultuous winter we faced this year, we can all breathe a sigh of relief as the debut of the 2017 Comets Corner column means summer is right around the corner! With our team accomplishing the goal of playing home games in the community in the latter half of last season, we had a quieter winter on the event side, but have big changes to report going into this year. 

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Santa Clara Baseball League releases schedule

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The boys of summer are back, as the Santa Clara Baseball League (SCBL) has unveiled its 2017 schedule. Opening night is set for Wednesday, May 17 and will see all eight teams from the Senior ‘AA’ circuit playing; including the defending champs, the Portage Padres hosting the Plumas Pirates.

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Neepawa Cubs ready for a memorable season

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

The 2017 baseball season could be one to remember for the Neepawa Cubs. Not only will the club field one of its most competitive squads this year, but they’ll do so on the diamond’s grandest stage, as they’ll host the Senior ‘AA’ Provincial Championship in August.

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Gerrard competes at National Bowling Championship

Emma-Gerrard

Emma Gerrard (third from right) was one of the bowlers that represented Manitoba at the Canadian Youth Challenge Bowling Championship.

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner

Neepawa’s Emma Gerrard has closed out a solid year of five-pin bowling with an impressive performance at the national competition in Ottawa. Gerrard was one of six members of Team Manitoba at the Canadian Youth Challenge Bowling Championship.

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