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Plainsmen defeat Spartans in NIT final

By Thomas Friesen 3 minute read Yesterday at 3:01 AM CST

Colsie Lewis had no problem crashing the Neelin Spartans’ party.

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Spartans win NIT opener

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Spartans win NIT opener

2 minute read Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023

Dani Black dropped 15 points to lead the Neelin Spartans varsity girls’ basketball team to a 72-34 victory over the Virden Golden Bears in the Neelin Invitational Tournament quarterfinals on Friday.

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Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023

Neelin Spartans guard Karla Vlok goes up for a layup during the Neelin Invitational Tournament varsity girls quarterfinals on Friday against Virden. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Seniors lead fast-paced Spartans into NIT

By Thomas Friesen 3 minute read Preview

Seniors lead fast-paced Spartans into NIT

By Thomas Friesen 3 minute read Friday, Jan. 27, 2023

Dani Black had to completely remodel her game to avoid a repeat of last year.

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Friday, Jan. 27, 2023

Dani Black sets to shoot a three-pointer during Neelin Spartans varsity girls basketball practice on Wednesday. The senior has taken on a big role on both ends of the floor. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Plainsmen girls down Vikings 48-35

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Plainsmen girls down Vikings 48-35

1 minute read Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023

Alyanna Gungon scored 13 points as the Crocus Plainsmen downed the Vincent Massey Vikings 48-35 in Brandon High School Basketball League varsity girls’ action on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023

Alyanna Gungon scored 13 points as the Crocus Plainsmen downed the Vincent Massey Vikings 48-35 in Brandon High School Basketball League varsity girls’ action on Tuesday.

Wiebe pushes Plainsmen past Spartans

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Wiebe pushes Plainsmen past Spartans

1 minute read Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023

Rylee Wiebe dropped 24 points as the Crocus Plainsmen beat the Neelin Spartans 66-54 in Brandon High School Basketball League varsity girls action at Crocus on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023

Rylee Wiebe dropped 24 points as the Crocus Plainsmen beat the Neelin Spartans 66-54 in Brandon High School Basketball League varsity girls action at Crocus on Tuesday.

Neelin cruises past Massey in girls hoops

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Neelin cruises past Massey in girls hoops

1 minute read Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023

Tyra Lasuik led the Neelin Spartans with 22 points as they cruised to a 70-30 win over the Vincent Massey Vikings in Brandon High School Basketball League action on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023

Tyra Lasuik led the Neelin Spartans with 22 points as they cruised to a 70-30 win over the Vincent Massey Vikings in Brandon High School Basketball League action on Tuesday.

Lewis leads Crocus JV girls

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Lewis leads Crocus JV girls

1 minute read Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022

Kylan Lewis scored eight points as the Crocus Plainsmen beat the visiting Vincent Massey Vikings 26-28 in Brandon High School Basketball League junior varsity girls action on Monday.

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Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022

Kylan Lewis scored eight points as the Crocus Plainsmen beat the visiting Vincent Massey Vikings 26-28 in Brandon High School Basketball League junior varsity girls action on Monday.

Spartans to use BSSI showing as a building block

By Lucas Punkari 4 minute read Preview

Spartans to use BSSI showing as a building block

By Lucas Punkari 4 minute read Monday, Dec. 19, 2022

For high school basketball teams, how they look in the opening tournament of the season isn’t always the best indicator of what they’ll be like when the provincials roll around.

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Monday, Dec. 19, 2022

Max Winters of the Neelin Spartans leaps up to make a shot during his team's Brandon Sun Spartans Invititational Tier 1 semifinal game with the Dakota Lancers on Saturday afternoon at the Healthy Living Centre. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Trojans win fifth straight Tier 1 crown

By Lucas Punkari 3 minute read Preview

Trojans win fifth straight Tier 1 crown

By Lucas Punkari 3 minute read Monday, Dec. 19, 2022

After not being able to make the trip to the Wheat City during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vincent Massey Trojans picked up right where they left off at the Brandon Sun Spartan Invitational.

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Monday, Dec. 19, 2022

Winnipeg's Vincent Massey Trojans captured their fifth straight Brandon Sun Spartan Invitational Tier 1 title on Saturday. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Hernandez, Plainsmen feed off energy from fans

By Lucas Punkari 4 minute read Preview

Hernandez, Plainsmen feed off energy from fans

By Lucas Punkari 4 minute read Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022

While Josue Hernandez was excited to get his first taste of varsity basketball with the Crocus Plainsmen last year, he couldn’t help but think that something was missing.

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Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022

Josue Hernandez races his way down the court for the Crocus Plainsmen during their home game with the Vincent Massey Vikings junior varsity squad at the Brandon Sun Spartan Invititational on Friday morning. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Winter storm forces BSSI schedule changes

By Lucas Punkari 2 minute read Preview

Winter storm forces BSSI schedule changes

By Lucas Punkari 2 minute read Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

Mother Nature threw a curveball into the opening slate of games at the Brandon Sun Spartan Invitational on Thursday.

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Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

Jeremy Slominay (#9) waits for a pass from Neelin Spartans teammate Ethan Olson during their opening game of the Brandon Sun Spartan Invitational against the Weyburn Eagles on Thursday afternoon. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Vikings sports keeping Ferland busy

By Lucas Punkari 4 minute read Preview

Vikings sports keeping Ferland busy

By Lucas Punkari 4 minute read Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

If you’ve been to a Vincent Massey Vikings baseball, basketball, hockey, or volleyball game over the last few years, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Brannigan Ferland play.

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Friday, Dec. 16, 2022

In addition to playing with the Vincent Massey Vikings basketball team, Grade 12 student Brannigan Ferland has also suited up for the school's baseball, hockey and volleyball teams (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Spartans eager to get season underway

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Spartans eager to get season underway

Lucas Punkari 5 minute read Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022

A new look Neelin Spartans varsity boys basketball team is taking to the court this weekend for the Brandon Sun Spartans Invitational.

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Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022

Kobe Shakotko, left, Owen Muller, Max Winters, Jeremy Slomiany and Xander Eliers are all in their Grade 12 season with the Neelin Spartans (Photos by Tim Smith/The Brandon Sun)

RUN AND GUNGON: Shifty guard runs Crocus offence

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RUN AND GUNGON: Shifty guard runs Crocus offence

Thomas Friesen 3 minute read Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022

Slightly taller than her flowing, black ponytail, Alyanna Gungon makes those who underestimate her pay.

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Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022

Crocus Plainsmen varsity girls’ basketball guard Aly Gungon was named an all-star at the team’s home tournament on Saturday. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

MVP Wiebe powers Plainsmen to victory

By Thomas Friesen 4 minute read Preview

MVP Wiebe powers Plainsmen to victory

By Thomas Friesen 4 minute read Monday, Dec. 12, 2022

All of a sudden, the Crocus Plainsmen faced their first big test.

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Monday, Dec. 12, 2022

Rylee Wiebe was named MVP of the Crocus Plains Early Bird varsity girls basketball tournament after beating the Neelin Spartans in the final at Crocus on Saturday. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Paziuk twins make Clippers tick against Vikings

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Paziuk twins make Clippers tick against Vikings

By Thomas Friesen 4 minute read Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022

Kara and Ava Paziuk are about to cause double trouble for AAA basketball teams.

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Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022

Ava Paziuk of the Dauphin Clippers shoots against the Vincent Massey Vikings in the Crocus Plains Early Bird varsity girls basketball tournament on Friday. (Tim Smith/The Brandon Sun)

Lewis, Luckins eager for Early Bird tourney

By Thomas Friesen 4 minute read Preview

Lewis, Luckins eager for Early Bird tourney

By Thomas Friesen 4 minute read Friday, Dec. 9, 2022

The Crocus Plains Early Bird varsity girls’ basketball tournament means a little extra to Colsie Lewis and Jorja Luckins.

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Friday, Dec. 9, 2022

Crocus Plainsmen guard Colsie Lewis is set for her first Early Bird varsity girls basketball tournament after missing the event in Grade 11. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Vikings finish Victoria Inn tournament on winning note

By Lucas Punkari 3 minute read Preview

Vikings finish Victoria Inn tournament on winning note

By Lucas Punkari 3 minute read Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

As Grade 10 forward Theorn McGregor and his Vincent Massey Vikings teammates prepared for their third-place game in the ‘B’ event at the Victoria Inn High School Hockey Tournament at Westoba Place on Sunday afternoon, they weren’t entirely sure how they would match up with the Glenlawn Lions.

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Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Josh Romanik of the Vincent Massey Vikings skates past Carter Lee of the Glenlawn Lions during Sunday's matchup between the two sides at Westoba Place. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Varsity volleyball champs crowned

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Varsity volleyball champs crowned

2 minute read Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

The Westgate Wings thoroughly dominated the varsity girls AAA provincial volleyball championship, not letting anyone score more than 18 points in a set to capture the gold medal in Neepawa on Saturday.

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Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

The Westgate Wings thoroughly dominated the varsity girls AAA provincial volleyball championship, not letting anyone score more than 18 points in a set to capture the gold medal in Neepawa on Saturday.

Magic first touch propels BU past Winnipeg

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Magic first touch propels BU past Winnipeg

Thomas Friesen 3 minute read Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

The Brandon University Bobcats are scary when their passes fall on JJ Love’s forehead.

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Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

Brandon Bobcats middle blocker Philipp Lauter jumps to attack against the Winnipeg Wesmen in their Canada West men’s volleyball match at the Healthy Living Centre on Friday night. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Clippers leading the way in WHSHL

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Clippers leading the way in WHSHL

Lucas Punkari 6 minute read Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

The Dauphin Clippers were enjoying a stellar 2019-20 season when the world turned upside down.

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Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

Dauphin Clippers goaltender Owen Chubka turns aside a shot from Miles Macdonell Buckeyes forward Kyle Chapko during Thursday’s contest at Westoba Place. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Stage set for provincial finals

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Stage set for provincial finals

2 minute read Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

The host Neepawa Tigers and Neelin Spartans bowed out of the varsity girls AAA provincial volleyball championship on Friday.

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Friday, Dec. 2, 2022

The No. 1-ranked Westgate Wings swept the host Neepawa Tigers on Friday to reach today’s varsity girls AAA provincial volleyball semifinals. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Vikings fall to Huskies in AAAA final four

By Thomas Friesen 5 minute read Preview

Vikings fall to Huskies in AAAA final four

By Thomas Friesen 5 minute read Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

WINNIPEG — There may as well be an “I” in Brooke Duncalfe.

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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

Tiana Low recorded four kills and five blocks as the Vincent Massey Vikings lost in four sets to the Sturgeon Heights Huskies in the varsity girls’ provincial AAAA volleyball semifinals in Winnipeg on Wednesday. (Thomas Friesen/The Brandon Sun)

Plainsmen, Vikings ready for Victoria Inn tournament

By Lucas Punkari 5 minute read Preview

Plainsmen, Vikings ready for Victoria Inn tournament

By Lucas Punkari 5 minute read Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

After three long years, head coach Jeremy Byczkowski and the Crocus Plainsmen will get to host their home tournament.

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Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022

Dauphin Clippers forward Dixon Flett and Crocus Plainsmen defenceman Nick Kaczmar chase after the puck during a Westman High School Hockey League game at Enns Brothers Arena on Sunday night. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Dauphin Clippers forward Dixon Flett and Crocus Plainsmen defenceman Nick Kaczmar chase after the puck during a Westman High School Hockey League game at Enns Brothers Arena on Sunday night. (Lucas Punkari/The Brandon Sun)

Vikings dominate WHSFL D2 awards

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Vikings dominate WHSFL D2 awards

1 minute read Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

The Vincent Massey Vikings football team cleaned up at the Winnipeg High School Football League awards night on Tuesday.

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Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022

The Vincent Massey Vikings football team cleaned up at the Winnipeg High School Football League awards night on Tuesday.

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