Sports News Archives for 2013-04

Bomber Annual General Meeting

The Flin Flon Bombers will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Wednesday May the 29th 7 PM at the Flin Flon Community Hall Green Room.

The agenda will include a Financial, Coach and President's report as well as questions from the floor.

Election for positions on the Board of Directors will also take place with the President and 7 Director spots up for re-election.

Special Minor Hockey Deal

The Flin Flon Bombers have come up with a special deal for any kids that sign up for Minor Hockey in September.

For any kids that register into the Minor hockey system, they will be able to purchase a Flin Flon Bomber season ticket for $125.00, that is $100.00 off the regular price.

Contact the Flin Flon Bomber office for more details at 687-4404.

Indoor Soccer Results

Flin Flon Parks And Recreation held their annual indoor soccer tournament this past weekend at The Whitney Forum.

Gold Medal Game- (2002-2004)

Dwayne's Glass Smashers beat RK'S 5-3

Gold Medal Game- (1999-2001)

Candy Bar beat Dollar Store Dazzlers 3-0

FF Minor Hockey AGM

Flin Flon Minor Hockey's AGM took place last night at the Victoria Inn Northern room.

A couple of big announcements last night concerning the finances and low numbers in the Bantam and Midget Divisions.

Travis Rideout mentioned there is talk that Flin Flon may combine leagues with The Pas, with both communities struggling with numbers.

Corey Bradt the Treasurer reported that after expenses Flin Flon Minor Hockey should wind up with a profit of about $15,000.00 after a very successful year of fundraising.

2 new board members have joined the present board members who have agreed to another term.

President- Travis Rideout
Vice President- Chriss Lee
Treasurer- Corey Bradt
Secretary- Brandy Kuzmiak
Registrar- Jamie Simard
Special Events- Sherri Campbell
Volunteer Co-ordinater- Kerri Stinton (new)
Fundraising Co-ordinater- Tanya Benoit
Ice Scheduler- Scott Eastman
Referee In Cheif- Les Boulet
Timekeeper Co-ordinater- Suzie Reid (new)
Coach's Co-ordinater- Darrin Mansell
Hockey D  Co-ordinater- Brett Pearson
Female Co-ordinater- Mike Alexander

Novice, Atom, Pee-wee, Bantam, Midget and Equipment Co-ordinater spots remain open and the board will begin working to fill those spots soon.

Flin Flon Trying To Become Ultimate Fishing Town

The World Fishing Network is once again running the contest looking for Canada's ultimate fishing town.

This contest is being done online at
enter Flin Flon and make your vote count. Flin Flon is in the Western Region competing against The Pas, Thompson, Cranberry, Cochrane AB,
Powerview- Pine Falls MB, Elkford, Creston and Shearwater all out of BC.

Round one will wrap up May the 3rd and the winning town will receive $25,000.00

Kinsley Wins Award

The Manitoba Basketball Coach's Association honored the Province's best this past weekend in Winnipeg at the 2013 Graduating All Star Banquet.

Congratulations to Flin Flon's Sam Kinsley who won the Carl Ridd Award for excelling on the basketball court, in the classroom and being heavily involved in the community.

Sam is awarded a $500.00 scholarship for a secondary  institution for the following year.

Sam also made the All Manitoba Team and is recognised as one of the best High School basketball players in the province.

Family Skate Night

Get out your roller blades or roller skates and head out to the Creighton Sportex every Friday night for Family Skate Night.

Adults 3.00
Youth 2.00
Kids 3 and under free.

It starts Friday May the 10th 7-9 PM and helmets will be required.

FF Minor Hockey Awards

Flin Flon Minor Hockey handed out their year end awards last night at the FF Community Hall.


Most Inspirational- Nolan Rideout

Most Sportsmanlike- Amber McKenzie

Best Defensive Player- Ethan Mclean and Joey Lies

Best Goalie-
Cayden Simard


Most Improved - Brian Dyck

MVP- Magnus Pearson


Most Sportsmanlike- Mason McIntosh

Best Defensive Player- Joie Simon

Best Goalie- Brayden Abbott

Most Improved- Wyatt Pomeranski

MVP- Ryker Watt and Chayce Busby


Most Sportsmanlike- Tyler Wiens

Best Defenseman- McKenzie McIntire

Best Goalie- Keian Weseen

Most Improved- Austen McKay and Myles Quick

MVP- Evan Danko

Manitoba Hockey Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Manitoba Hockey Hall Of Fame will induct 6 players, seven builders and one official in the fall of 2013. The class of 2013 was announced in Winnipeg yesterday.

One of the players being honoured is from Northern Manitoba. Vaughn Karpan from The Pas who was born in Flin Flon played Junior in Brandon, at the University of Manitoba and spent several seasons with the Canadian National Team that included playing in the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympic Games.

The Induction Banquet will take place on October the 5th in Winnipeg.

Vipers In Portage

The Norman Vipers ( A Major Novice) team put together with players from Flin Flon, The Pas, Thompson and Swan River competed for the Portage Cup last weekend.

This is a Triple "A" Tournament with teams from all over Manitoba competing. The local players from Flin Flon were:
Rogan Bacon(goal), Caiden Simard(goal), Magnus Pearson (center), Nolan Rideout(l.wing), Austin Weseen (defence) and Michael Rideout Watling(defence-forward).  

The Vipers lost their first game to Brandon 8-1 then rebounded to beat Morden 9-7. In the Vipers third round robin game they showed some character by coming back from a 6-3 deficit to give Pembina Valley all they could handle and ended up losing 8-7 in a heart breaker. A late controversial goal was the diffence.

The Vipers finished third in their pool and ended played Virden in the Consolation final. The Vipers ran out of gas and lost the game 9-3 to finish in 6th place.

MB Coachs Honoured

Manitoba Coach's were honoured this past weekend at the 2013 Coaching Manitoba Excellence Awards presented by Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.

Flin Flon's Sheena Reed won the Vince Leah Award for coach's who are making a difference at the grass roots level.

Sheena has been the long time Artistic Gymnastics coach in Flin Flon.

Wrestling Nationals

Hapnot attended Wrestling  Nationals in Saskatoon this past weekend and the following athletes won medals.

Trevor Buick- Silver

Jayde Clendenning- Bronze

Christina McKay- Bronze

Basketball Awards

Congratulations to Hapnot's Don Dyke who has been selected to coach in the Manitoba AAA All Star High School basketball Game in Winnipeg April the 20th.

Sam Kinsley has been selected to play in the game.

A big congratulations going out to Flin Flon's Caitlin Ticzon who has been attending high school in Winnipeg this past year and will be playing in the 4A All Star Game.

Caitlin has also signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the U of M Bisons this upcoming fall.

Minor Hockey GM

Flin Flon Minor Hockey will be hosting their AGM coming up on April the 24th at the Victoria Inn, Northern Room.

Several changes are being planned for the upcoming season, so come provide your feedback.

Notice of motions must be submitted no later than April the 10th to Box 862, Flin Flon MB, R8A-1N6.

Manitoba's Best Coach

             This Sunday Manitoba Coach's will be honoured for their contribution to sport, leadership, personal development and coaching effectiveness at the 2013 Coaching Manitoba Excellence Awards presented byManitoba Liquor and Lotteries:

              One of the Awrd Finalists is from Flin Flon and is Sheena Reed who has been nominated for the Vince Leah Award which is awarded to individuals who coach grass roots athletes of any age.

              Sheena is the long time Artistic Gymnastics coach in Flin Flon.

              The Awrd Ceremony takes place this Sunday 9 AM at the McPhilips Station Casino.

Wrestling Nationals

Good Luck to Hapnot's Wrestling team who are headed to Saskatoon for Nationals this weekend.

The 6 wrestlers are: Trevor Buick, Kara Diakow, Christina McKay, Kari Rutherford and Jayde Clendenning.

They are coached by Murray Skeavington

Skating Club AGM

The Flin Flon Skating Club AGM is April 23rd  7 PM at the Flin Flon Public Library.

They are looking for people to join the board and fill the following positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Registrar.

More information available by calling Cindy at : 306-362-2560

Soccer Registration

The Phantom Lake Soccer Club is holding registration at the Uptown Curling Club:

Saturday April the 6th 1PM to 4PM
Weds April 10th 6PM to 8PM
Weds April 17th 6PM to 8PM

The season will start May the 6th.


FF Minor Ball Registration

Flin Flon will be hosting Minor ball registration Friday April the 5th  5-7PM and Saturday April 6th 3-5PM at the FF Community Hall.

Registration being taken for:
Blastball ages 3-4
T-Ball ages 5-6
Div 1 ages 7-8
Div 2 ages 9-10
11+ depending on amount of registrants


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