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Asessippi Ski Area and Resort Marking 20 Years to Open Season

Asessippi Ski Area and Resort Marking 20 Years to Open Season

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Daymon Guillas - Asessippi Ski Area and Resort
Daymon Guillas, president of Asessippi Ski Area and Resort (HANDOUT)

Time to hit the slopes! Asessippi Ski Area and Resort opened its 20th season on Friday following significant renovations.

The western Manitoba ski resort has invested more than $1.5 million over the years to turn their park into a four-season destination.

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McDonald, Sjoberg Latest Jets Greats to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

McDonald, Sjoberg Latest Jets Greats to Be Inducted into Hall of Fame

Ab McDonald and Lars-Erik Sjoberg

The Winnipeg Jets will induct Ab McDonald and Lars-Erik Sjoberg into the team’s Hall of Fame next year, marking the fifth and sixth members to join the elite club.

McDonald and Sjoberg join Anders Hedberg, Bobby Hull, Ulf Nilsson and Dale Hawerchuk in the honour, where it will be made official during an induction ceremony on February 26, 2019 prior to the Jets’ Alumni Night game at Bell MTS Place against the Minnesota Wild.

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Blue Bombers Adam Bighill, Stanley Bryant Pick Up Hardware at CFL Awards

Blue Bombers Adam Bighill, Stanley Bryant Pick Up Hardware at CFL Awards

Adam Bighill
Adam Bighill, the CFL’s most outstanding defensive player, accepts his award during the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton on Thursday. (CFL.CA)
Stanley Bryant
Stanley Bryant accepts his award after being named the CFL’s most outstanding offensive lineman during the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton on Thursday. (CFL.CA)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill and lineman Stanley Bryant won big Thursday night at the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton.

Bighill was named the CFL’s top defensive player, while Bryant was named the CFL’s top lineman.

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Maurice Leggett Released by Blue Bombers

Maurice Leggett Released by Blue Bombers

Maurice Leggett
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Maurice Leggett (31) intercepts the pass intended for Ottawa Redblacks’ Greg Ellingson (82) during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 22, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released defensive back Maurice Leggett.

The 32-year-old joined the Bombers in 2014 and played 72 games over five seasons.

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