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Wesmen wrestler ends career on golden note

Saturday, February 25, 2017

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS (Feb 25) If Finn Higgins’ university wrestling career is, indeed, over, the 21-year-old theatre and film student couldn’t have scripted a more captivating final scene.

Nationals shows wrestling’s roots alive in Manitoba

Saturday, February 25, 2017

WINNIPEG SUN (Feb 25) More than a decade after one university folded its freestyle wrestling program, its crosstown rival has stepped up to fill the void, and is showing Manitoba’s grassroots are far from dead.

Leah Kirchmann: Canadian abroad heads into Het Nieuwsblad

Friday, February 24, 2017

CYCLING NEWS (Feb 24) Leah Kirchmann: Growing up in Winnipeg, Canada, it was always my dream to race in Europe. Two years ago, my dream came true.

Desiree Scott Named to Canada National Team for Algarve Cup

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

FC KANSAS (Feb 22) Canada Soccer announced their roster that will return to the Algarve Cup, Portugal to defend its 2016 title. The 24th edition of the invitational 2017 Algarve Cup will take place from March 1st through the 8th.

Tachinski breaks another national junior women’s track record

Monday, February 20, 2017

On Feb. 18, Tachinski, 17, ran the 400 metre indoor dash in a time of 53.39 at the 2017 Simplot Games, taking over half a second off her previous personal best.

Tyson Langelaar brings world junior speed skating medals home

Monday, February 20, 2017

GLOBAL NEWS (Feb 20) Winnipeg speed skater Tyson Langelaar even exceeded his own expectations on the world stage. Langelaar returned to Winnipeg on Monday night after he won four medals at the…

Manitoba skip Michelle Englot changes teams for Tournament of Hearts

Sunday, February 19, 2017

THE GLOBE AND MAIL (Feb 19) Three wins into the Canadian women’s curling championship, Michelle Englot still felt weird about the buffalo on her back.

Duhamel and Radford win silver at ISU Four Continents competition

Sunday, February 19, 2017

SUDBURY.COM (Feb 19) World champions Meagan Duhamel of Lively and her partner Eric Radford of Balmertown, Ont. captured the silver medal on Saturday at the ISU Four Continents figure skating competition in Gangneung, South Korea.

Mike McEwen repeats as provincial champion

Sunday, February 12, 2017

GLOBAL NEWS (Feb 12) A month ago they were contemplating breaking up the band but now they’re back to back provincial champs.

Olympian Tyler Mislawchuk returns to training after months of injury rehab

Friday, February 10, 2017

TRIATHLON MAGAZINE (Feb 10) Manitoba’s Tyler Mislawchuk, who impressed Canada with his 15th place finish in his Olympic debut at Rio last year, has travelled to Ecuador for a training camp in his first month back at serious training.

U-M Alumnae to Compete at Prestigious Millrose Games

Thursday, February 9, 2017

GO BLUE SPORTS (Feb 9) Two-time Olympian Nicole Sifuentes and Amanda Eccleston, both current U-M volunteer coaches, will run in the star-studded Wanamaker Mile at 5:27 p.m. as part of the live national television broadcast of the meet on NBC from 4-6 p.m.

Onyshko honoured by Gymnastics Canada

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Brandon Eagles gymnast Isabela Onyshko and Ellie Black were named Gymnastics Canada’s 2016 senior athletes of the year on Saturday night in Halifax.

Dunstone has earned respect among peers

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

WINNIPEG SUN (Feb 8) You won’t find many 21-year-old curlers with more confidence, experience and respect among his peers than Matt Dunstone.

McEwen’s Quest for a Second Viterra Title

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

WINNIPEG SUN (Feb 8) It seemed like every February – Mike McEwen was asked the same question. Is this the year your team breaks through and finally wins the Provincial Men’s Curling Championship?

Inferno reaching for record heights

Monday, February 6, 2017

CALGARY HERALD (Feb 6) Forward Bailey Bram said that the Inferno have set their sights on earning the top seed heading into the CWHL playoffs, which start on the weekend of Feb. 24-26.