It all started at Chalmers CC3 minute read Friday, Jun. 2, 2023
No dream is impossible, so long as you’re willing to spill blood, sweat and tears in order to achieve it.
When Vance Nevada (born Vern May) saw the first Wrestlemania as a youngster in Souris, Man., his life was changed forever.
”There were these guys who spoke very differently than other athletes on TV, who were humble and gracious in their post-game interviews,” Nevada said. “But then you had wrestlers who were completely off the charts.”
In particular, the antics of heels like Paul (Mr. Wonderful) Orndorff drew the young wrestling fan in.
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Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame & Museum nomination deadline May 311 minute read Preview Wednesday, May. 24, 2023
There’s still time to nominate a prospective Manitoba Golf Hall of Fame & Museum entrant for this year.
According to Golf Manitoba, the organization is “dedicated to the recognition of extraordinary contributions and accomplishments in the sport of golf” in the province.
Applications are currently being accepted into the hall, and individuals or teams can be nominated.
The application deadline is May 31. Visit www.manitobagolfhalloffame.com for more information.
New basketball court opens in St. Vital Memorial Park2 minute read Preview Wednesday, May. 17, 2023
Provincial badminton champs crowned2 minute read Preview Wednesday, May. 17, 2023
There were winners from across the city at this year’s provincial high school badminton championships.
The 2023 Manitoba High Schools Athletic Association’s provincial high school badminton championships were held at Sport Manitoba (145 Pacific Ave.) and wrapped up on May 6 with the varsity finals.
The varsity boys’ singles title was won by Evan Chan of St. Paul’s High School. Takashi Kisaku of Maples Collegiate won silver, and Alex MacDiarmid of St. Johns-Ravenscourt won bronze.
Rayna Narwal of Fort Richmond Collegiate took home the gold medal in the in the varsity girls’ singles tournament, while gold was also the colour for Collège Béliveau’s Michael Hao and Kaden Buhler in the varsity boys doubles.
This season’s provincial championship golf schedule released1 minute read Preview Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2023
As golfers across the province wait patiently for Mother Nature to show some mercy, Golf Manitoba has released its 2023 championship schedule.
According to a release, the season will start on May 28 with the match play championship, presented by St. Vital Dental Centre, at the Glendale Golf & Country Club, and will finish with the return of the men’s four-ball championship on Sept. 21 at the Bridges Golf Course in Starbuck, Man.
In between, other scheduled tournaments for the season include the Diamond Athletic women’s amateur championship and the men’s senior mid-amateur championship from July 10 to 12 at Pine Ride Golf Club in Sunnyside, Man.; the Hodson Financial women’s senior championship and Hodson Financial men’s senior championship from Aug. 2 to 4 at St. Boniface Golf Course; and the all abilities championship from Aug. 21 to 22 at Selkirk Golf and Country Club in Selkirk, Man., to name a few.
Go online at www.golfmb.ca for more information.
St. James Jr. Canucks to defend MMJHL title2 minute read Preview Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2023
There’s nothing like playoff hockey.
MMJHL semifinals wrap up2 minute read Preview Monday, Apr. 17, 2023
There’s nothing like playoff hockey.
Bonivital Soccer Club to hold AGM on April 301 minute read Preview Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2023
Bonivital Soccer Club’s annual general meeting will be held on Sunday, April 30, at 6:30 p.m.at Bonivital’s clubhouse (100 Sunset Blvd.)