Central Energy, a U14 Softball team, claimed a bronze medal at the provincials, and will be heading to the nationals in Winnipeg, Aug. 17-21.The regional team includes players from Winkler, Altona, Manitou, St. Alphonse, Swan Lake, Carman, Roland, Gladstone, Notre Dame, and Sperling.The team had a tough provincials in Brandon July 8-10, with the se
Milos Raonic was thrilled to have his parents sitting courtside at Wimbledon on Friday, when he was making history by becoming the first Canadian man to advance to a Grand Slam singles final.
The third stop on the Heartland Rodeo Association schedule had a long enough entry list that a slack, or overflow round, had to be added after the final bull left his chute.The annual trip to the Miami Fair and Rodeo June 25-26 once again drew riders from throughout southern Manitoba to pit themselves against livestock, each other and the clock.“It
A pair of Winkler body builders are heading to nationals after claiming top three finishes at the provincial level on May 28.Married couple Vern and Kim Derksen, share a love for bodybuilding, and each other.Kim competed in the Figure class and finished first in Masters Class (35+) and second in Figure D (lettered categories refer to height.Meanwhi
The dragon boat will be floating on Lake Minnewasta as Morden picks up the paddles for the second Paddlefest June 18.“Last year’s event was a real success,” city recreation programmer Stephanie Dueck said. “We had a lot of people out, there was a lot of interest and I heard a lot of people who wished they could have attended, but weren’t available
Miami School’s badminton program has netted its second MHSAA nod.Mixed doubles team Tayah Vanstone and Kael Stueart were named Rural Athletes of the Week May 17 after capping their season with three junior varsity tournament wins.“They’re both very similar kids,” Miami athletic director Brent Unrau said. “They’re very quiet and very competitive and
The brief high school track and field season hit the ground running last week as 600 athletes from local Zone 4 schools, Prairie Spirit School Division, Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, Neepawa, Rossburn, Lorette, Stonewall and Niverville hit the field in Winkler for the GVC/NPC Invitational.“It went as well as it could,” GVC coach Scott Bell said.
CARMAN - Supporters are putting the finishing touches on another successful season of pickleball in Carman.
The small-town Fish brought their success on the badminton court to the city last weekend as two Miami doubles teams came out on top of the Collège Louis-Riel JV Invitational tournament April 9.
Constable Jon Goertzen walked away with a championship title March 19 after winning the light-heavyweight division of the association’s 2016 provincial qualifier.