Former Natives goalie commits to University of Calgary Dinos

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By Eoin Devereux

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Former Neepawa Natives goaltender Tyler Gutenberg is heading west for his next foray between the pipes. The Manitoba Junior Hockey League announced on Friday, Sept. 8, via online media release, that the 20-year-old has committed to the University of Calgary Dinos of USports – Canada West University Athletic Association, for the 2017-2018 season.

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Kerkowich claims third Rosebowl title

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For the third time in four years, Mark Kerkowich has won the Rosebowl Golf Tournament at the Neepawa Golf and Country Club.

By Eoin Devereux

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A very familiar name will be inscribed on to the Neepawa Golf and Country Club’s Rosebowl trophy this year. That’s because it’s already been etched upon it twice before, as Mark Kerkowich has claimed his third championship.

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Natives turn attention to exhibition schedule

 

 

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A combination of returning veterans and young prospects hit the ice at the Yellowhead Centre, for the annual Neepawa Natives training camp.

Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Banner

The Neepawa Natives are heading into the MJHL exhibition season feeling pretty confident. After seeing the level of talent that was out on the ice during training camp, they have every right to be. The junior ‘A’ club wrapped up its annual fall camp on Saturday, Sept. 2, narrowing down the list of potential roster players from around 90 to 28. Natives head coach Dustin Howden said he was happy with what he saw from both the returning players and the young prospects.

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Harvest for Hockey supports team and youth

Ken Waddell
The Neepawa Banner

The Neepawa Natives Harvest for Hockey program helps support the local junior team. The money raised from the Harvest for Hockey program comes in at a time of year when the team is running up large billeting costs. The money from grain that farmers donate goes to billet families and in turn, most of it gets spent in local grocery stores as families provide good meals for the players

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NGCC ready to host Rosebowl Tournament

By Eoin Devereux
The Neepawa Banner

A premier golf tournament, which has become an end of summer tradition for many, returns to Neepawa this Labour Day weekend. The Neepawa Golf and Country Club (NGCC) is scheduled to host the 55th edition of the Rosebowl Tournament, Sept. 2-4. Over 100 golfers from across the province have committed to the event, including returning champion Mike Evenson of McCreary. Other notable challengers returning will include Kris Jacobsen, who finished second in the 2016 tournament and 2014-2015 championship flight winner, Mark Kerkowich.

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