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Tuesday, 08 November 2022 09:58

Bringing skill and teaching to the court

The Major Pratt Senior Girls Varsity Volleyball Team have had an absolutely stellar season to date, winning all but one of the six high school tournaments they’ve entered. The team is hoping to continue their success throughout the remainder of their season and their goal is to bring home the…
Madison Haliuk can’t a remember a time when she wasn’t playing hockey. So far, the week she spent on the ice with the other members of Team Manitoba at the 2022 National Aboriginal Hockey Championship, tops all the rest. “I had an amazing experience in Membertou,” Madison said. “I played…
Binscarth’s Cody McLeod took his talents to the NHL ice for 15 years. Just recently, he celebrated his 1,000th professional game. Now, along with a few other hockey folks, Cody will be sharing his skill and hockey insight with kids at the Cody McLeod Hockey School which will run here…
Tuesday, 29 March 2022 07:43

Trojans take WHSHL title

The Major Pratt Trojans won the Westman High School Hockey League championship last Wednesday, March 23. The Trojans defeated Killarney 4-3 in overtime to take the title. Tyler Huston had the game winner 8:49 into the extra frame with Seth Falkevitch drawing the lone assist. 
If you’re searching for a picture of Madison Haliuk, it’s probably safe to say that what you’ll find will have something to do with hockey. That’s because, hockey has been a huge part of Madison’s life for just about as far back as she can remember. She first donned hockey…
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 09:31

Tweet Chasing Baseball Dream

By Derek Holtom Some youth have a pool or a playground structure in their backyard for entertainment when the snow’s off the ground. For the Tweet family, it was a batting cage. “When we moved to Russell, my Auntie bought us a batting cage,” says Dawson Tweet, a former area…
Thursday, 23 December 2021 10:29

Trojans win provincials

The Major Pratt Trojan Girls Volleyball team emerged victorious bringing home gold from the MHSAA AA provincials in Warren Manitoba. Back row left to right: April Dalman (grade 12), Mia Cadotte (grade 11), Kylee Peake (grade 11), Cali Lovas (grade 11), Halana McCulloch (grade 11), Taylor Cheyne (grade 10), Coach…