Dauphin, Canada

 

The Dauphin Kings have completed a trade with the Portage Terriers. 

Dauphin sends Kirklan Lycar and Kelby Picard to the Terriers in exchange for forwards Ashton Clark, Howard Yawit, and Matthew Pitchenese. More on sports Wednesday.

 

 

The Grandview Comets have released their 2016-17 NCHL Schedule. 

The campaign kicks off in Rivers when the Comets take on the Jets November 5th. The Comets play their first home game November 12th against the Miniota-Elkhorn C-Hawks at 7:00.

 

NOVEMBER

Sat 5th GRANDVIEW COMETS @ RIVERS JETS   8:00pm

Fri 11th GRANDVIEW COMETS @ RUSSELL RAMS   8:30pm

Sat 12th MINIOTA-ELKHORN C-HAWKS @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   7:00pm

Fri 18th SWAN RIVER AXEMENGRANDVIEW COMETS   8:30pm

Sun 20th RIVERS JETS @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   5:00pm

Sat 26th VIRDEN OIL KINGS @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:00pm

 

DECEMBER

Fri 2nd RUSSELL RAMS GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:30pm

Sat 3rd MOOSOMIN RANGERS @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:00pm

Tues 6th FOXWARREN @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:30pm

Sun 11th GRANDVIEW COMETS @ SWAN RIVER AXEMEN   6:00pm

GAME TO BE PLAYED IN MINITONAS

Fri 16 GRANDVIEW COMETS @ FOXWARREN   8:30pm

 

JANUARY

Fri 6 GRANDVIEW COMETS @ VIRDEN OIL KINGS   8:30pm

Sun 8th GRANDVIEW COMETS SWAN RIVER AXEMEN   5:30pm

Fri 13th RUSSELL RAMS @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:30pm

Sun 15th GRANDVIEW COMETS @ MOOSOMIN RANGERS   2:30

Tues 17th FOXWARREN @ GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:30pm

Fri 20th GRANDVIEW COMETS @ FOXWARREN   8:30pm

Sat 28th GRANDVIEW COMETS @ MINIOTA-ELKHORN C-HAWKS   8:00pm


FEBRUARY

Fri 3rd SWAN RIVER AXEMEN GRANDVIEW COMETS   8:30pm

Sun 5th GRANDVIEW COMETS RUSSELL RAMS   7:00pm

The Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame has announced their 2017 inductees and two local teams are in the mix.

The Ebb and Flow Lakers (1990-96) are honoured as the Small Community Team inductee, while the Gilbert Plains Legion Bantams (1965-68) will be added to the Special Category. 

The 21st annual induction banquet takes place June 3, 2017 in Morden. 

 

The pride of Ebb and Flow First Nation, the Ebb and Flow Lakers have been an integral part of their community. The early 90s Lakers were a dominant tournament team with an estimates .900 in Manitoba, and in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and even Minnesota. 

Minnesota is where the Lakers achieved their greatest success in 1995: a win in the North American Indigenous Games final 4-1 in Blaine, MN over a state selected Minnesota team. Archie McIvor pitched a three-hitter for the Lakers in the win. 

 

The Gilbert Plains Legion Bantam dominated bantam ball in Manitoba and Western Canada for a four-year period during the 1960s. Coached my MB Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Mel Stoughton, the team won five Manitoba baseball titles in four years, and three Western Canada championships. 

The team advanced to a Bantam 'A' classification after winning the Manitoba and Western Canada titles as a 'B' team in 1965 and 1966, and 1967 provincial title. In 1967 they played in the 'A' playoffs, winning the province, but were finalists in the Western Canada title.

In 1968 they captured the Manitoba and Western Canada Championships. 

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The Dauphin Kings were once again the losing party in the extra period in Steinbach on back-to-back nights. 

The Pistons scored the game winner on a 3-on-1 in overtime during Pink in the Rink night in Steinbach. 

Brandon Holtby had his second strong outing in as many nights for the Kings, stopping 38 of 41 shots. 

Riese Gaber scored his first of the season to open the scoring. The goal he was awarded on Tuesday in Waywayseecappo was actually scored by #13 Graeme Hore. 

Defenseman Dawson Bacon scored his first goal as a Dauphin King. 

Steinbach got the tie to force overtime when Piston player Carter Chorney hit a Kings player from behind, and three Kings came to their teammate's defense. Four Pistons resumed play and Troy Williams scored to tie. 

While the Kings main opponent was wearing pink on Saturday, perhaps their biggest opponents were wearing black and white stripes. 

The Kings are next in action October 28th in Winkler, and October 29th in Selkirk before returning home to play the Winkler Flyers November 4th.