A team in need of a vote of confidence

Neepawa Natives hold AGM

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Photo by Eoin Devereux

The Neepawa Natives annual general meeting was held on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Neepawa Public Library.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The 30th season of the Neepawa Natives in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) could be one of the most important in the franchise’s history, or it could be one of the last. Whichever one it turns out to be will be entirely up to the community.

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Lara Denbow golden at Legion Nationals

Historic results for Prairie Storm Athletics

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Lara Denbow in the process of making her gold medal winning high jump at the Legion Track and Field National Championship. (Inset) Denbow stands upon the podium with the silver and bronze medal winners.

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

It was a tremendous weekend for Lara Denbow, of the Prairie Storm Athletics Club, at the 2018 Legion Track and Field National Championships in Brandon. The 14-year-old from Neepawa scored a gold medal in the U-16 Girls’ high jump competition, with a jump of 1.70 metres.

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Hosting Provincials a grand slam for Neepawa

Morden Mohawks win Senior “AA” title

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The Morden Mohawks, the 2018 Manitoba Senior AA Baseball Champions

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

It was a victory that was a full year in the making for the Morden Mohawks. On Sunday, Aug. 12,  the Border Baseball League representative defeated the Hamiota Red Sox 2-1 in the final of the Provincial Senior “AA” Baseball Championship in Neepawa.

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Lisoway signs deal with Rapid City

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

Quintin Lisoway has agreed to his first pro contract, signing with the Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.

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Preseason schedule unveiled

MJHL News and Notes

By Eoin Devereux

Neepawa Banner & Press

The preseason for the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) has been released. The action will kick off on Monday, Sept. 3 and will wrap up on Sept. 18. MJHL commissioner Kim Davis said via media release that the preseason is an exciting time for players trying to make an impression on their respective coaches.

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