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Goldeyes Bring Back Two-Time Pitching Champion Kevin McGovern

Goldeyes Bring Back Two-Time Pitching Champion Kevin McGovern

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Pitcher Kevin McGovern (WINNIPEG GOLDEYES)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have re-signed left-handed pitcher Kevin McGovern for the 2018 season.

The Pennsylvania native was 13-3 in 21 starts with a 2.56 ERA, walking 45 and striking out 118 in 144.1 innings pitched last season with the Goldeyes.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sign Former Bisons RB Kienan LaFrance

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Sign Former Bisons RB Kienan LaFrance

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Manitoba Bison runningback Kienan LaFrance (27) gains a first down against the Saskatchewan Huskies at Investors Group on Friday night. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers scooped up more homegrown talent on Tuesday by signing running back Kienan LaFrance to a one-year contract.

The Bombers previously announced the signing of Nic Demski — both former Manitoba Bisons players.

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Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg Receiver Nic Demski

Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg Receiver Nic Demski

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Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver Nic Demski, left, stretches out for a pass as Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Maurice Leggett looks on during first half CFL action in Regina on Sunday, September 3, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have brought receiver Nic Demski home.

The football club on Tuesday signed the former Manitoba Bison to a one-year deal after he had spent the past three seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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Blue Bombers Commit Fogg to One-Year Deal

Blue Bombers Commit Fogg to One-Year Deal

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ fans celebrate the TJ Heath (23) interception with Kevin Fogg (3) and Tristan Okpalaugo (54) during second half CFL action against the B.C. Lions, in Winnipeg, Saturday, October 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers re-signed international defensive back Kevin Fogg to a one-year contract on Monday.

The North Carolina native, 27, has spent the past two seasons in Winnipeg since joining the team as a free agent prior to the 2016 season.

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Blue Bombers Sign Bowman to One-Year Deal

Blue Bombers Sign Bowman to One-Year Deal

Adarius Bowman
Edmonton Eskimos’ Adarius Bowman (4) celebrates his touchdown against then Winnipeg Blue Bombers during second half CFL western semifinal action in Winnipeg on November 12, 2017. Free agent receiver Adarius Bowman has signed a one-year contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.The 32-year-old was cut on Monday by the Edmonton Eskimos shortly before he was due to receive a $140,000 roster bonus. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed former Edmonton Eskimos receiver Adarius Bowman to a one-year contract.

The Tennessee native spent the past seven seasons in Edmonton, where he led the CFL in yardage (1,761), receptions (120) and targets (168) in 2016.

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Bisons Basketball Teams Enter Weekend Playoffs

Bisons Basketball Teams Enter Weekend Playoffs

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Manitoba Bisons guard Nicole Konieczny dribbles up the court in a game against the Victoria Vikes on January 13, 2018. (JEFF & TARA MILLER / BISON SPORTS)
WINNIPEG, MB – WBB vs Victoria Vikes January 13: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Bison Sports

WINNIPEG — The playoff drought for the Manitoba Bisons is officially over as the women’s basketball squad suits up for the post-season this weekend for the first time in eight years.

It’s the first time the Herd will have played in the playoffs since head coach Michele Sung (Hynes) took over from Pam Danis in 2014. Before then, Sung would have been a player on the team herself when Manitoba qualified for a playoff spot.

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One Lucky Youth Basketball Team Will Party with the Wesmen

One Lucky Youth Basketball Team Will Party with the Wesmen

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The Winnipeg Wesmen want to share their playoff celebrations with a youth basketball team in the province.

The University of Winnipeg basketball squad is holding a contest to reward one lucky youth team with the chance to party in the Duckworth Centre’s corporate suite with pizza and drinks at Thursday night’s Wesmen playoff games.

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