Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 01/20/2014 12:29 PM | Comments: 0
Prep school hockey players from across Canada will converge on Winnipeg in March, as St. Mary’s Academy gears up to host the 2014 Female World Sport School Challenge.
The tournament, now in its second year – both times hosted by St. Mary’s – offers top female hockey players a chance to play in front of college scouts from Canadian and American programs. It will feature eight teams, including Balmoral Hall and Shaftesbury Hockey Academy, Banff Hockey School, Calgary’s defending champion Edge School for Athletes, Edmonton’s St. Francis Xavier, Kelowna’s Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy and New Brunswick’s Rothesay Netherwood School.
St. Mary’s is a young "sport school" under Hockey Canada’s 17-school program, having become an official Hockey Canada sport school in 2011.
The tournament kicks off at MTS Iceplex with preliminary action on March 13 and 15, relegation and semifinals on March 15 and the medal games on March 16.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Chretien: Iraq mission 'is a done deal'
Fire at Standard Aero plant on Sargent Avenue
Opening party for human rights museum is on
Sprint car driver killed in Wisconsin
Doug Ford kicks off Toronto mayoral campaign
NATO chief: Ukraine has ceasefire 'in name only'
Driver taken hostage, beaten and forced to make ATM withdrawals
New Brunswick Tories ran positively: premier
Woman's body found in the Red River; foul play not suspected
Mayoral candidates slam poor promotion of fraud hotline
Man in custody after woman killed in St. Boniface
Secret Service boosts security outside White House
Sierra Leone into massive Ebola isolation effort
Driver in critical condition after crash on Perimeter Highway
Man robs business on St. Anne's Road
Delivering bad news on boxes
Playing those Mind Games
Museum opening highlights ongoing struggle for human rights
Your Weekend Weather
City paying more for injuries
Building CMHR: A lump of clay becomes reality
Takeover may mean new life for ad firm
Trustee suspects coverup, asks for provincial probe
Hope for homeless
Love potion No. 9
Six million told to stay home
The best man for a problematic position
Patient info stolen from laptop at HSC
Speaking out about abuse's legacy