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Winnipeg-Born Midfielder Dylan Carreiro Picked Up by Valour FC

Winnipeg-Born Midfielder Dylan Carreiro Picked Up by Valour FC

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The Valour FC emblem

Valour FC, Winnipeg’s professional soccer franchise, has chosen local midfielder Dylan Carreiro to began shaping its inaugural roster.

Carreiro was selected from York University following the 2018 U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship at UBC in Vancouver.

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High School Football Team Honours Slain Quarterback, Breaks Championship Drought

High School Football Team Honours Slain Quarterback, Breaks Championship Drought

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

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Members of the St. John’s Tigers raise the trophy following Winnipeg High School Football League (WHSFL) Division 3 finals action against the Elmwood Giants, in Winnipeg on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. The Tigers bested the Giants to end a 38-year championship drought. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Glenn Dickson)

WINNIPEG – A layer of snow covered the field as the St. John’s Tigers fought off the opposition to win a high school football championship and keep a promise for a former quarterback who was murdered.

The last time the Tigers played on Investors Group Field in Winnipeg was in 2016 when Jordan Thomas was the quarterback. The team fell short in that championship game, losing 35-32 to Kildonan East Rivers.

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Investors Group Field Set to Be Renamed After Company Rebrands

Investors Group Field Set to Be Renamed After Company Rebrands

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Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

WINNIPEG — No matter what they choose to rename it, football fans will still call the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ stadium “IG Field.”

Investors Group Field — also home to the U of M Bisons football team — will soon undergo a name change, after the company whose name adorns all venue signage, rebranded itself.

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Blue Bombers’ Stadium a Losing Game: Jackman-Atkinson

Blue Bombers’ Stadium a Losing Game: Jackman-Atkinson

By Kate Jackman-Atkinson, Neepawa Banner & Press

Investors Group Field
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ new home Investors Group Field prior to the first day of Rookie Training Camp in Winnipeg on May 29, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

NEEPAWA, Man. — Our roads are in shambles and Manitobans are concerned about cutbacks to health care, yet last month, the provincial government announced that it is writing off $82 million in loans to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

The loans are related to the construction of the Bombers’ new stadium, Investors Group Field, and are part of a saga that has been filled with nothing but bad news for taxpayers.

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Blue Bombers Clinch Playoff Spot with Rare Home Win Over Stampeders

Blue Bombers Clinch Playoff Spot with Rare Home Win Over Stampeders

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Andrew Harris
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Andrew Harris (33) cheers with the crowd in the last seconds of their CFL game against the Calgary Stampeders, in Winnipeg, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols couldn’t care less that he threw for more than 300 yards for the first time this season.

The only achievement that mattered for the Winnipeg quarterback was that the Blue Bombers clinched a playoff spot with a 29-21 victory over the Calgary Stampeders on Friday.

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Bombers QB Nichols: Underestimating Stampeders ‘Would Not Be a Smart Thing to Do’

Bombers QB Nichols: Underestimating Stampeders ‘Would Not Be a Smart Thing to Do’

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Taylor Loffler
Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Taylor Loffler, left, dodges Calgary Stampeders’ Marken Michel during first quarter CFL football action in Calgary on August 25, 2018. The Blue Bombers don’t think the Calgary Stampeders are ripe for the picking ahead of Friday’s game that could give Winnipeg a playoff spot with a victory or tie. The Bombers are riding a four-game winning streak while the Stampeders have lost two straight. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

WINNIPEG – The Calgary Stampeders might appear to be ripe for the picking, but don’t tell the Blue Bombers that.

The Stampeders (12-4) visit Winnipeg Friday having lost their last two games, while the Bombers (9-7) are riding a season-high, four-game winning streak.

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Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg OL Geoff Gray

Blue Bombers Sign Winnipeg OL Geoff Gray

Geoff Gray
U of M Bisons offensive lineman Geoff Gray stands with his parents on Sunday, April 30, 2017, one day after signing a free-agent contract with the Green Bay Packers. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are shoring up their offensive line by bringing in city product Geoff Gray.

The Winnipeg native and former University of Manitoba Bison was selected by the Bombers eighth overall in the 2017 CFL Draft.

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