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New Roar of Rings mini-packs unveiled

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Two new ticket mini-packs for the Canadian Olympic curling trials went on sale on Monday, as the Winnipeg-hosted tournament creeps closer.

Both new ticket packages to the Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings, which runs from Dec. 1 to 8 at the MTS Centre, will sell for $229. The first, called The Flex, is an eight-game mini-pack that allows fans to choose which games to attend, with a maximum of two tickets to be used for the gold-medal match. The other package, called The Champ, reserves the same seat for the final seven draws, including the men's and women's gold-medal matches.

Fans can still buy a full-event package, including tickets for all 18 draws, for $429, and will be able to buy single-draw tickets as a walk-up.

Among the 16 teams competing for the honour of representing Canada at the Sochi Olympics are four Manitoban rinks: Team Jennifer Jones, Team Chelsea Carey, Team Jeff Stoughton and Team Mike McEwen.

 

Bisons rookie honoured for defensive performance

AFTER snatching up two interceptions and two tackles for the University of Manitoba Bisons football team during their thrilling 34-15 win over the visiting Regina Rams, first-year defensive back Connor Lesperance was honoured as Canada West's defensive football athlete of the week.

That's especially impressive, considering the Winnipeg rookie didn't even start the game. Lesperance came in after starter Jorden Linnen was ejected from the game halfway through the second quarter. He made the most of that chance, nabbing one pick while the Rams were deep in Bison territory, and running the second one 45 yards into the Rams' zone. The Bisons scored off of that possession.

The Bisons now sit at 3-2 and wrap up their regular-season home schedule on Saturday when they host the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds at Investor Group Field. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m.

 

Bombers announce details of women's football clinic

THE Blue Bombers are once again throwing open their field to give women a chance to grow their game, while raising some money for charity along the way. The 2013 Bombers Women's Football Clinic, which is slated for Oct. 17 at Investors Group Field, will pair interested participants with current Blue Bombers players for on-field drills, equipment demonstrations and rules discussions.

Some of the proceeds will go to support the Keeping Abreast fund, in line with the CFL's breast cancer awareness initiative through October. After the clinic, attendees will be invited to a post-event reception at the stadium site. Registration is $70 plus GST, with a partial tax receipt provided, and all women who register will get two tickets to the Oct. 19 home game. To register, call the Bombers office at 204-784-2583.

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 1, 2013 C7

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