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    Bombers rookie earns league honour with large recreation in opposition to Lions

    Dalton Schoen doesn’t like to squander time. It appears any time the Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver will get an possibility, he quickly usually takes edge of it. That development began when Schoen, now 25 and in his to start with CFL period, was a stroll-on at Kansas Condition. After two several years of actively playing with the scout crew, Schoen finally received a prospect on Sept. 2, 2017, in opposition to Central Arkansas. Schoen’s initial career NCAA catch ended up currently being a 70-yard touchdown. “It’s something you aspiration about,” reported Schoen, who grew up seeking to participate in at Kansas Condition as both of those of his moms and…

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    Olympic legend Klassen returns to Peg for hometown hootenanny

    It’s been much more than 15 a long time considering the fact that Cindy Klassen cleaned up at the 2006 Wintertime Olympics in Turin, Italy, and a journey down memory lane is a trek Winnipeggers are happy to make. Klassen returned to Winnipeg on Monday for a Hometown Star presentation and was offered with a commemorative plaque honouring her 2019 induction into Canada’s Wander of Fame. The plaque – a replica of her star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto – will be mounted at the Gateway Recreation Centre, the nearby community club where Klassen put in time as a youngster participating in hockey. The 3-time Olympian – who…

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    Time to imagine in the Major Blue

    Perhaps these Winnipeg Blue Bombers are rather excellent after all. The Bombers (5-) set the flavour of the month, the B.C. Lions (3-1), in their position with a convincing 43-22 victory Saturday night time in entrance of 17,683 followers at B.C. Location. All three phases came to perform for Winnipeg, foremost to the road facet jumping out to a 24- benefit in the next quarter. There’s no concern about it: the Bombers made a big statement. They really do not have to wait around prolonged for a opportunity to make an additional 1 as they host the Calgary Stampeders (4-) Friday night time at IG Subject. But right before we…

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    Previous pals Partitions and Reid enter Bombers HoF jointly

    It is rather fitting that Gavin Partitions and Fred Reid are acquiring inducted into the Winnipeg Soccer Club Hall of Fame at the exact time. When Reid to start with arrived in Winnipeg in 2007 as a CFL newcomer, Walls, a third-calendar year defensive close, took the jogging back underneath his wing and the pair grew to become roommates. &#13 &#13 &#13 RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG Free Push Information “We’d (Gavin Walls) trip to practice together, we’d ride property collectively, we’d participate in video clip games alongside one another, we did a ton of things with each other,” Fred Reid, now a functioning backs coach for the Ottawa Redblacks, informed…

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    Multi-activity athlete from Sanford will take best female honours

    It was a 48-hour whirlwind for Gwen Bestland. The 17-12 months-outdated graduated from Sanford Collegiate on Monday and imagined she was likely for lunch with her parents to rejoice on Wednesday. That was until eventually they manufactured a pit end at downtown’s Activity Manitoba, wherever a host of other secondary-university athletes and their households from across the province ended up collected for the 2022 Manitoba Large Educational institutions Athletic Association (MHSAA) Athlete of the Year ceremony. Bestland, amazed at the banquet by her hockey coach and two teammates, was a nominee for the award from the “AAA” ladies classification but experienced been stored in the darkish about her nomination by…

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    Teenager wins Women’s Metropolis and District Championship

    Cala Korman had nearly overlooked what it felt like to flavor victory. It was virtually two many years to the working day because the Killarney teen previous raised a trophy, and it wasn’t until eventually she tallied her remaining score on Sunday afternoon that she realized the monkey was finally off her back again. Korman, 16, took dwelling the Women’s City and District Championship this weekend, held at La Broquerie Golfing Program, scoring 153 to prevail about a pair of past champions in the final team. She shared the tee with 3-time winner Charmaine Mackid, 45, and Jill Hardy, 41, a two-time champ. Getting the minimum encounter of the trio…

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    Bombers D dominant again, but Demski could be sidelined

    Opinion There was a time when people around these parts would be completely satisfied with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers starting a season 2-0 – regardless of how they won those games. When you win back-to-back Grey Cups and rule your home turf (the Bombers are 21-1 at IG Field since 2019), expectations are going to be higher. After two uninspiring showings against the Ottawa Redblacks to open the 2022 campaign, the Bombers responded with a much better performance Friday night in a 26-12 victory over the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats in front of an announced crowd of 23,600. Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Drew Wolitarsky gets tackled by Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ Jovan…