Thursday, 19 January 2017

Wayway Wolverines Coaches Show - Jan 19th Edition

Thompson to host 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games

The City of Thompson will host the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games. The Games will be held in early March, 2018 involving up to 1,800 participants and 1,000 volunteers.

On July 15, 2016 Sport Manitoba announced a successful bid from the Town of Virden and RMs of Pipestone, Woodsworth-Wallace, and Sifton, to be the Host Community for the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games. Virden withdrew December 12th citing a lack of volunteers.

The City of Thompson had previously demonstrated strong interest in hosting a future Manitoba Games. They joined Virden in attending the host bid workshop for the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games and had previously bid on the 2014 Winter Games.

Sport Manitoba held an informational meeting with the city of Thompson and the School District of Mystery Lake on Jan. 7, 2017 to discuss Thompson hosting the 2018 Games. City Council voted unanimously January 16th to host the 2018 Power Smart Manitoba Winter Games. On January 17th the School District also voted unanimously to host the 2018 Power Smart Games.

(Sport Manitoba)

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Roblin's Brook at #75 in NHL's Midterm Draft Report

The National Hockey League has released its Mid-term rankings for this upcoming June's NHL Entry Draft.

Roblin MB product and Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman Josh Brook (pictured above) sits at number 75 among North American skaters.

Brooks is in his 2nd season with Warriors and currently this year has 4 goals, 20 assists for 24 points in 45 games.

Mils Coaches Show - Jan 18th Edition

In this weeks "Melville Motors" Melville Millionaires Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Devin Windle chats Fridays loss to Nipawin and this weekends road-trip through La Ronge and Nipawin.

Evans' 1st MJHL shutout leads Swan Valley to a 3-0 blanking of Neepawa

After dropping a couple games over the weekend, the Swan Valley Stampeders got back into the win column thanks to their goaltender.

18 year old Grandview MB product Brett Evans (pictured above) made 35 saves for his 1st MJHL shutout to lead the Stamps to a 3-0 win over the visiting Neepawa Natives at the Centennial Arena in Swan River.

Jason Cohan, Jack Leblanc and Brian Harris scored for Swan Valley in the first period to provide the offence.

The Stamps head back on the road on Friday night as they'll visit the Winkler Flyers for a 7:30 face-off.

Monday, 16 January 2017

Yorkton Terriers Coaches Show - Jan 16th Edition

In this weeks "KW Men's Wear" Yorkton Terriers Coaches Show, Head Coach/GM Casey O'Brien chats this past weekend road trip through Flin Flon and Nipawin as well as this weekends festivities which includes 2 games vs. Flin Flon, Sportsman Dinner & Parents Weekend.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Field is set for 2017 Viterra Provincial Scotties in Melville

The field is now set for the 2017 Viterra Scotties Provincial Women's Curling Championships in Melville.

The Saskatoon rinks of Stephanie Lawton (B-Side Qualifier) and Nancy Martin (A-Side Qualifier)  along with Balgonie's Mandy Selzer  (C-Side Qualifier) earned the final 3 berths at the Viterra Women's Last Chance event that wrapped up on Sunday in Regina.

The 9 team field for the Viterra Women's Scotties: 

Brett Barber (Biggar)

Penny Barker (Moose Jaw)

Chantelle Eberle (Regina)

Kim Schneider (Kronau)

Stephanie Lawton (Saskatoon)

Nancy Martin (Saskatoon)

Robyn Silvernage (North Battleford)

Sherry Anderson (Saskatoon)

Mandy Selzer (Balgonie)

The championships will run from January 24-29th at the Horizon Credit Union Center in Melville.