Tachinski breaks another national junior women’s track record
Fort Garry’s Victoria Tachinski took home a gold medal and broke a Canadian junior women’s record in Idaho last month.
On Feb. 18, Tachinski, 17, ran the 400 metre indoor dash in a time of 53.39 at the 2017 Simplot Games, taking over half a second off her previous personal best.
The Vincent Massey Collegiate student also holds the Canadian junior women’s outdoor record for 800 metres.
Tachinski will head to Penn State University (an NCAA Division 1 school) after graduating from high school to compete on its track team.
River Heights’ Erin Valgardson also competed at the Simplot Games, taking third place in the girl’s 800-metre race with a time of 2:14.95.
Community centre sports registration kicks off
The Fort Garry Community Centre has begun accepting spring sports registrations. The community centre is taking registrations online and in-person for soccer, baseball, softball and basketball until March 15.
Registration links are available at fortgarrycc.ca. The centre says subsidy applications are available for qualifying families.
In-person registration is available at the Hobson site (880 Oakenwald Ave.) Monday to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-505-3970.
Registration for mini-soccer at Wildwood Community Centre and Riverview Community Centre begins this month. For more information about programming and costs go to www.wildwoodcc.ca or riverviewcc.ca/sports/mini-soccer
Spring sports registration with the South Winnipeg Community Centre (Richmond Kings and Waverley Heights sites) gets underway March 1. The centre is accepting registration for basketball, soccer, baseball and softball. Most registration happens online so visit www.swcc1.ca for information on schedules and fees.
The centre can also be reached by calling 204-269-7000 or 204-269-1908.
The St. Norbert Community Centre (3450 Pembina Hwy.) is holding registration for softball, outdoor mini-soccer, outdoor soccer, and baseball on March 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 in the BSI Meeting Room.
Registrations will also be accepted Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Online registration is also available at www.stnorbertcc.ca
The Linden Woods Community Centre (414 Lindenwood Dr. W) is accepting registrations for basketball, youth soccer, mini-soccer and tennis. Summer camps will be posted on March 1. Registration is handled online and more information can be found at www.lindenwoodscc.com
The community centre can also be reached at 204-487-2435.
Registration for Whyte Ridge Community Centre’s youth soccer program is already open and will be accepting athletes until March 14. Mini-soccer registration opens March 1. The community centre is currently accepting registrations for basketball as well. For more information go to whyteridge.ca or call 204-487-3042.
The Corydon Community Centre will begin its spring registration on March 1. Registration is in person only at the River Heights site (1370 Grosvenor Ave.) or over the phone at 204-488-7000 ext. 210. The community centre is taking registrations for soccer, mini-soccer, baseball, softball rugby, and basketball. Regular registration closes March 11. Times are as follows: March 1 to 3, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; March 6 to 10 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; and March 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more informatin go to www.corydoncc.com
The Tuxedo Community Centre (368 Southport Blvd.) will hold its spring registration on Wed., March 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Sat., March 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration will take place in the skate building for mini-soccer, baseball and 9 and over soccer.
For more information go to tuxedocc.ca/Registration.php
Baldwin off to McMaster
Vincent Massey Collegiate’s Myles Baldwin will being playing football with McMaster University come fall.
The Grade 12 defensive lineman inked his commitment to the Marauders in February.
Baldwin was a member of the VMC squad last year when the team met the St. Paul’s Crusaders in the ANAVETS Bowl in November.
Baldwin joins Trojans quarterback Andre Dueck, who will also play for McMaster next year.