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Skatepark gets McMoney

Skatepark gets McMoney

Dan Brown of Thompson McDonald's (back row, right) presents members of the Thompson Skate Park Committee with $5,000 raised during last month's McHappy Day for construction of the skatepark near Norplex Pool.
Undefeated Braves win Nickel Days fastball title

Undefeated Braves win Nickel Days fastball title

The Cross Lake Braves went 4-0 to claim the championship at the seventh-annual Larry Ens Memorial Fastball Tournament June 20-21 at Nickel Days, defeating the Whickey Jack Bandits 5-2 in Sunday's final to claim the $900 top prize.
Thompson sweeps region at Firefit

Thompson sweeps region at Firefit

The Firefit team from Thompson Fire and Emergency Services swept the titles at the Firefit Manitoba-Saskatchewan Regional Tournament in Prince Albert June 20, besting the other teams from the two prairie provinces in the individual, relay and team co
Little lacrosse leader

Little lacrosse leader

Brady Krentz, 4, is the Thompson Lacrosse Association's player of the week in the mini-tyke division.

3D: The practical side of archery

A quiver-full of Thompson archers took aim at lifelike targets June 7 during a 3D archery shoot at the outdoor shooting range just north of town.
Go on and take a free ride at motocross track

Go on and take a free ride at motocross track

The Thompson Motocross Club is hosting an open house June 21 at its track just south of Thompson.
Trojans' hardware haul for Briggs and Crawford

Trojans' hardware haul for Briggs and Crawford

Graduating students Chris Briggs and Hughie Crawford walked away from their high school athletics careers with their trophy cases full June 11, picking up five awards apiece, including the senior male athlete of the year award, which they shared, as
Thompson and Nelson House bag bevy of taekwondo trophies

Thompson and Nelson House bag bevy of taekwondo trophies

Fifteen martial artists from Laban martial arts and fitness studio and Ironfist martial arts returned to Thompson and Nelson House with an armload of trophies from the June 6 Kees Taekwondo Tournament at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon.
Peewee lacrosse nationals, here we come

Peewee lacrosse nationals, here we come

The Thompson Lacrosse Association will be represented at the peewee national championships by Glenn Shatford and Taylor Ritchie, who play for the Ravens and the Shamrocks in the local house league.
Dummy drag part of toughest two minutes in sports

Dummy drag part of toughest two minutes in sports

Seven Thompson firefighters have spent the first half of the year training and they're about to put their skills to the test at the Firefit Combat Challenge regional competition in Prince Albert - in what has been called "the toughest two minutes in
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