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SCHOOL ZONE A weekly look at high school sports

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There's lots going on this week. Several zones are hosting their curling championship to see who will qualify for provincials, which will be held in Rivers from Feb. 20-22. Carberry's Braden Calvert, who just won the Canadian junior men's title, was last year men's high school champion.

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The AAAA rankings remain pretty stable as there were no upsets in the last week. A pivotal game today has the Dakota Lancers up against the Kelvin Clippers at 4:15 at River Heights Arena. On Friday at Eric Coy Arena, the Oak Park Raiders host the Dakota Lancers at 3:45 p.m., and the River East Kodiaks face off against the College Jeanne Sauve Olympiens at Dakota C.C. at 4 p.m.

In the AA category, the Neepawa Tigers knocked off the Deloraine/Hartney Colts to grab the top spot. There has been some movement in the other rankings as well.


1. St. Paul's Crusaders (1)

2. St. John's-Ravenscourt Eagles (2)

3. Jeanne Sauve Olympiens (3)

4. River East Kodiaks (4)

5. Oak Park Raiders (5)

6. Dakota Lancers (6)

7. Vincent Massey Trojans (Wpg) (8)

8. Kelvin Clippers (7)

9. Sturgeon Heights Huskies (9)

10. Dauphin Clippers (10)


1. Neepawa Tigers (2)

2. Deloraine/Hartney Colts (1)

3.Cartwright/Nellie McClung/Pilot Mound Tigers (4)

4. Major Pratt Trojans (Russell) (3)

5. Melita/Waskada Devils (7)

6. Prairie Mountain Mustangs (Somerset) (5)

7. Boissevain Broncos (8)

8. Rivers/Elton Rage (7)


With little basketball action over the last week due to the exam period, there is no movement to report. Things should start to heat up again this week as many of the leagues get back into full swing.

There are 22 tournaments taking place across the province this weekend. Six of the top 10 varsity girls AAAA teams will be participating in the Oak Park Raiders Classic from Feb. 6-8, led by the top-ranked Sisler Spartans. Other top-ranked teams participating include Oak Park, Linden Christian, Glenlawn and Garden City. Westwood Collegiate is hosting a junior boys tournament, which will feature teams including UW Collegiate, Tec Voc, Murdoch MacKay, Garden City, St. James, Louis Riel and Transcona.


1. Sisler Spartans (1)

2. Vincent Massey Trojans (Wpg) (2)

3. Oak Park Raiders (3)

4. Miles Macdonell Buckeyes (4)

5. Linden Christian Wings (5)

6. Glenlawn Lions (6)

7. Lord Selkirk Royals (7)

8. Westwood Warriors (8)

9. Kildonan East Reivers (9)

10. Garden City Fighting Gophers (10)


1. Garden City Fighting Gophers (1)

2. Mennonite Brethren Hawks (2)

3. Oak Park Raiders (3)

4. Kelvin Clippers (4)

5. St. Paul's Crusaders (5)

6. Glenlawn Lions (6)

7. Sisler Spartans (7)

8. Sturgeon Heights Huskies (8)

9. Kildonan East Reivers (9)

10. Dakota Lancers (10)

For more information and all league and tournament results, visit the MHSAA website at and


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