Team Ursel competes at National Curling Championship

By Eoin Devereux

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Although the curling season didn’t end as Terry Ursel and her team would have wanted, it’ll likely still be looked at as one to remember. The team, based out of the Arden/Landsdowne Curling Club, recently competed at the Senior Women’s National Championships in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Ursel, along with third Gwen Wooley, second Tracy Ionia, lead Brenda Walker and coach John Csversko, were representing Manitoba at this high level competition.

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Winnipeg sweeps Yellowhead in AAA final

By Eoin Devereux

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The Yellowhead Chiefs’ quest for a AAA championship has come to a sudden end, as they were dealt a three game sweep by the top ranked Winnipeg Wild. Game one of the best-of-five final was played on Thursday, Mar. 16 in Winnipeg. This showdown featured a great back and forth between the best two clubs in the Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League. At the end of the evening, it was Winnipeg who left the ice with a 2-1 win in double overtime.

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Neepawa teams compete at Travellers Curling Championship

By Eoin Devereux

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A pair of teams based out of the Neepawa Curling Club recently participated in the Travellers Curling Club Provincial Championship in Winnipeg. Grant Babcock’s team competed in the men’s event, while Darla Hanke’s squad were involved in the woman’s event.

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Neepawa Natives fall to Pistons in six

Game-Six

By Eoin Devereux

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The post season run of the Neepawa Natives has come to an end, as they were downed by the Steinbach Pistons on Monday, Mar. 20, by the score of 3-1. The game, played at the Yellowhead Arena, was a great back and forth battle between the two clubs with the final outcome remaining uncertain until the very end.

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Neepawa Natives top Steinbach in game 4

Game 4

By Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Banner/Neepawa Press

A three point performance from defensemen Skyler Thorsteinson, combined with a stellar night between the pipes from Tyler Gutenberg, provided the Neepawa Natives the spark they needed to secure a 5-1 win over the Steinbach Pistons on Friday, Mar. 17. The victory lifted the Natives into a 2-2 series tie with the Pistons in their best of seven MJHL quarter-final.

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