Sports Ramblings

Congratulations  to the Deloraine/Hartney Colts on advancing to the Provincials in Killarney the second weekend in March.  The Colts play  Dauphin in league playoffs this weekend.  The 19 team high school league announced their Allstar teams, which means they are the top 6 players of the over 300 that are playing.  Two Colts were selected to the first team-Grady Franklin on defence and Tanner Ardron on forward.  

  I think I missed a Manitoban in last weeks article..  Brigette Lacquette from Mallard, Manitoba is also on the Canadian Women’s hockey team. Brigette played for the Westman Wildcats for a season..  

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  Kaitlyn Crowe’s U of Regina lost two close games to the U of Alberta in the quarter finals of the Canada west women’s hockey playoffs.

  Skyla Vanmackelberg’s ACC Cougars are 4th seed against Providence University College in their volleyball finals next weekend.

  Justin Lee has committed to Denver University NCAA division 1 after he finishes with the Virden Oil Capitals.  Justin has 32 points in 53 games..This is the team Ryan  Caldwell captained to  a  Frozen Four Championship in 2004.

  Quin Hobbs has 8 points in 7 games in the month of Febuary for the Yorkton Terriers.  McCullough Park and Grady Hobbs have 16 and 15 points respectfully for the Dauphin Kings. Garrett Sambrook has 5 points in 17 games for Virden.  Nial Mills has 20 points in 32 games  in Oklahoma.. Ashton Bell has 22 points for her 14-14-2  Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs.

“Cool Runnings” was the movie in which John Candy played the coach of the Jamacian Bobsled team.  This weeks trivia asks the name of the western Manitoban who won Olympic gold in a down hill event in Vancouver?

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