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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.
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.
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