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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Whiskey Jacks looking ahead to the 2020 ball season

The Wheat City Whiskey Jacks recently completed their inaugural season in the Expedition Baseball League and plans are already being discussed for next year. While the team finished dead last (12-52) in the 10-team league, General Manager Ray Walker feels there are several positives that the organization can take away from the first year. "From…

Greig, Hunt named to the Hlinka Gretzky Cup roster, former Wheat King turns pro

Earlier tonight Hockey Canada announced that Ridly Greig and Daemon Hunt were both named to the 22-man roster for the upcoming Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Greig had an impressive rookie campaign with the Brandon Wheat Kings registering 35 points. Like Greig, Hunt recently completed his first full season in the WHL with the Moose Jaw Warriors.…

IG Wealth Management Bobcat BIRT Cup raises $44,000 for local causes

RANDON – The legacy of the IG Wealth Management Bobcat BIRT Cup continues to grow. The alumni and charity tournament raised $44,000 for community initiatives on Friday, July 5 at the Wheat City Golf Course. Proceeds will go towards Special Olympics Manitoba Westman, Samaritan House, the Deloraine Winchester Community Complex and the Bobcat BIRT Cup scholarship…

Miniota’s Brad Cole named head coach of the Briercrest Clippers

The Miniota, MB native brings 11 seasons of North American and European hockey experience to his new role as head coach of the Briercrest Clippers. Cole played 6 seasons in the WHL for the Saskatoon Blades, the Seattle Thunderbirds, and the Kootenay Ice. He went on to play in the AHL and ECHL before leaving…

Mark Derlago added to Wheat Kings coaching staff

Mark Derlago is joining the Brandon Wheat Kings organization as the team's second assistant coach. The announcement was made earlier today. Derlago spent parts of four seasons with the Wheat Kings as a player before he embarked on a pro-career (North America, Asia, Europe) which lasted 12 years. It was also announced that Don MacGillivray and goaltending…
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