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Norman well-represented on Team Manitoba softball team

More than half the players on the 19-and-under Team Manitoba softball roster hail from the northern part of the province, with seven Cross Lake players making the team along with one from Norway House and a pair from Flin Flon.

Crolly Trail could be site of next Nickel Days mountain bike race

The seventh-annual edition of the Nickel Days mountain bike race - one, two or three laps around the 15-kilometre Millennium Trail - had a poorer-than-expected turnout, with just four riders completing the course.

Two gold medals for Laban martial artists at taekwondo Manitoba Open

Nine martial artists from Laban martial arts and fitness studio in Thompson captured 11 medals at the 2009 Manitoba Open Taekwondo championships June 20 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg.

Orange Crush

A player from the blue team tries to avoid being encircled by her orange opponents during a Thompson Junior Soccer Association game in the seven- to nine-year-old division.
Thompson Tumbler recognized by provincial gymnastics association

Thompson Tumbler recognized by provincial gymnastics association

Seven-year-old Andre Smith of the Thompson Tumblers gymnastics club was recognized June 12 as the province's top athlete in the regional stream beginner boys' category at the Manitoba Gymnastics Association awards banquet.

Changes to affect Trojans teams next season

Several motions passed at the Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association annual general meeting June 14-16 in Portage la Prairie will bring changes for several R.D. Parker Collegiate sports teams next school year.

23 Thompsonites complete Manitoba half-marathon

Angela Bakos was the top finisher among Thompsonites in the half-marathon event at the 2009 Manitoba Marathon, finishing the 21-kilometre route in 1:36:22, 101st overall.
Woytkiw wins King Miner contest again

Woytkiw wins King Miner contest again

Second competition crown in three years
Goldhawks soar over Lunatics

Goldhawks soar over Lunatics

The Norway House Goldhawks exploded for nine runs in the third inning of the June 21 final to turn a five-run deficit into a four run lead and never looked back as they powered their way to an 18-8 victory over the Lunatics in the Merchant Media Slo-
Get down and dirty

Get down and dirty

Mud drags returned to Nickel Days in 2009, with riders on quads and one pick-up truck seeing how fast - or if - they could make it through the mud pit behind the recreation centre baseball fields.
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