Cumberbatch Hat-Trick Gives Him Jockey Lead

Posted: May 24th at 5:00pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB - Holiday Monday proved to be a pretty fruitful afternoon for two of the top jockeys at Assiniboia Downs. After all, Rohan Singh won twice while Renaldo Cumberbatch…

Winnipeg’s Akot Reclassifies, Starts Arizona This Fall

Posted: May 22nd at 6:30pm basketball, Featured, SPORTS, OTHER
WINNIPEG, MB. — Winnipeg’s 6-foot-8, 205-pound basketball phenomenon, Emmanuel Akot, a former member of the Winnipeg Wolves, has decided to reclassify and will enter the University of Arizona this fall.…

MacLennan Likes Always Dreaming in the Preakness

Posted: May 19th at 1:00pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS, OTHER
WINNIPEG, MB. - Assiniboia Downs had a tremendous Opening Day. The parking lot was jammed, more than 7,000 people showed up to watch and a record amount was wagered. The…

Deadly Black Eagle Wins First Overnight Stakes

Posted: May 15th at 4:30pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB. — Deadly Black Eagle, with Adolfo Morales in the irons, pressed wide, took over at the eighth pole and outdueled Media Melee by a neck to win Sunday’s…

Four Manitobans On Centralized Women’s Hockey Roster

Posted: May 12th at 11:00am Olympics, Featured, HOCKEY, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB - Manitobans Brigette Lacquette, Jocelyne Larocque, Halli Krzyzaniak and Bailey Bram have been named to Canada’s Olympic Women’s Hockey Team’s Calgary-based centralized roster. Lacquette, 25, is from Mallard,…

The 60th Season Opens on Sunday

Posted: May 11th at 4:41pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS, OTHER
WINNIPEG, MB. — On Sunday, when track announcer Kirt Contois yells, “They’re off,” he’ll say it for the first of hundreds of times this summer. Horses will leave the brand…

60th Season of Downs Live Racing Starts Sunday

Posted: May 9th at 6:00pm horse racing, Featured, SPORTS, OTHER
WINNIPEG, MB. — The 60th Season starts this Sunday. After a tremendously successful Kentucky Derby Weekend at the Downs – and yes, we did pick the winner, Always Dreaming, right…

Sierra Gallego Commits to U Winnipeg Basketball Program

Posted: May 9th at 8:30am basketball, Featured, SPORTS, OTHER, university
WINNIPEG, MB. - University of Winnipeg Women's Basketball head coach Tanya McKay continues to add to her roster for the upcoming season. McKay announced the commitment of Sierra Gallego (Avondale,…

Manitoba Bisons Golf adds Local Talent

Posted: May 8th at 9:00am Featured, golf, SPORTS, OTHER, university
WINNIPEG, MB. - The Manitoba Bison men's golf program has a recruiting class of three for the 2017 season as head coach Garth Goodbrandson, in his 18th season, announced the…

Pro Soccer Coming To Winnipeg?

Posted: May 7th at 12:30pm soccer, Featured, SPORTS
WINNIPEG, MB - The Winnipeg Football Club is working to bring professional soccer to Winnipeg. The club says they are working with a group to bring a Tier 1 FIFA-sanctioned…
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