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Terriers Sputter In Game 1

Penalty trouble in the second period cost the Portage Terriers in game one of the MJHL semi-finals. The Dogs fell 5-4 last night to the Steinbach Pistons at the T.G. Smith Centre. Both teams eased…

The Battle Begins In Steinbach

You can already feel the tension. Heated rivals the Portage Terriers and Steinbach Pistons go at it tonight in Game 1 of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's best-of-seven semifinal series in…

Portage Curlers Honoured At Portage Curling Club

Portage la Prairie curlers Dean Moxham and Dale Michie were honoured last night at the Portage Curling Club for their stellar year of curling through 2016. The finished off the year with a Silver…

SEMHL Final A Best-Of-Three After Hawks Victory

It's all tied up at two. The Notre Dame Hawks knotted the best-of-seven South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League Championship Final up two games a piece with last night's win over Portage. They beat the…

Islanders Look For 3-1 Series Lead Over Hawks

Tonight sees the Portage Islanders and Notre Dame Hawks hit the ice in Portage la Prairie for Game 4 of the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League's championship final. The Hawks rebounded with a win…

Curling Club Wind-up Tonight

The End-of-Year Wind Up is tonight at the Portage Curling Club. Tickets are still available, but there aren't many so you have to act quick. "We're having supper and then recognizing Dean Moxham and…

MJHL Semi-Final Kicks Off Later This Week

The Manitoba Junior Hockey League Semi-finals are set after the quarter-finals wrapped up with two teams advancing last night. There was only one upset in the first round, if you call fifth place…

Terriers Advance To The Semi Finals

The Portage Terriers' offence came to life last night as they blasted the Selkirk Steelers 7-1 at Stride Place. Their defensive game was strong too, as Kurtis Chapman made 35 saves in the win. The…

Hawks Soar Over Islanders

The Notre Dame Hawks scored three goals in the second period as they earned their first win of the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League's (SEMHL) final series 4-1 over the Portage Islanders. "The…

U-14A Thunder Capture Bronze Medal

Portage Thunder Ringette's U-14A team won the bronze at the Provincial Championship on the weekend. The team rebounded after losing a close game Saturday morning that would have put them in the gold…

Terriers Can Close Out Series On Home Ice

The Portage Terriers can advance to the Manitoba Junior Hockey League Semi-final with a win tonight. They welcome Selkirk for Game 6 of their best-of-seven Quarter-final series. The Terriers are up…

Islanders Look For 3-0 Lead Over Hawks In SEMHL Final

The Portage Islanders and Notre Dame Hawks play Game 3 of the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League championship final tonight in Notre Dame. The Islanders lead the best-of-seven series 2-0 after last…

Terriers Take 3-2 Series Lead

Kurtis Chapman recorded his first shutout as a Terrier last night as Portage blanked Selkirk 3-0 in MJHL quarterfinal action. The Terriers came out strong in the first period on the road. Ryan…

Mustangs Capture Silver Medal At Provincials

The MacGregor Mustangs finished second place at the 'AA' Senior Boys Basketball Provincial Championship this weekend in MacGregor. They lost to Carman in the championship match to be awarded the…

Curling Season Winding Down In Portage

The curling season may be winding down but there's still a couple of exciting events you can be a part of happening here in Portage la Prairie. The Portage Curling Club's Spring Break Family Bonspiel…

Terriers Look For Second Series Lead In Selkirk

It's now a best-of-three. The Portage Terriers and Selkirk Steelers are tied 2-2 in their Manitoba Junior Hockey League best-of-seven Quarter-final. The Dogs will look to take a 3-2 lead tonight on…

Islanders Blank Hawks In Game 2

Mitch Wiebe was more like a brick wall between the pipes last night. He earned the shutout for Portage in their 3-0 win over Notre Dame in Game 2 of the South Eastern Manitoba Hockey League…

Hoedown Throwdown A Hit

It was another great Carnival put on by the Portage Skating Club. The 'Hoedown Throwdown' featured over 100 skaters from in and around the Portage area.Fraser taking a lap at the end of the Hoedown…

Mustangs In Semi-final At Provincials

The MacGregor Mustangs knocked off Killarney in their opening game of the Provincial 'AA' Varsity Boys Basketball Provincial Championships. They won 67-65 in an exciting game that came down to the…

Terriers Tie Series At Two

It's now a best of three. A strong performance last night from the Portage Terriers lead to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Selkirk Steelers. The best of 7 MJHL quarter-final series is now tied 2-2.…

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SCOREBOARD

Thursday, March 23rd

SEMHL Playoffs
Notre Dame 3 Portage 2
(best of 7 final tied 2-2)

KJHL Playoffs
St. Malo 9 Peguis 0
(best of 7 semi-final tied 3-3)

AHL
Milwaukee 6 Manitoba 2

NHL
Los Angeles 5 Winnipeg 2
Washington 2 Columbus 1 (SO)
Tampa Bay 6 Boston 3
Ottawa 2 Pittsburgh 1 (SO)
Florida 3 Arizona 1
Carolina 4 Montreal 1
Toronto 4 New Jersey 2
Philadelphia 3 Minnesota 1
Nashville 3 Calgary 1
St. Louis 4 Vancover 1
Chicago 3 Dallas 2 (SO)
Edmonton 7 Colorado 4

NBA
Toronto 101 Miami 84
Brooklyn 126 Phoenix 98
San Antonio 97 Memphis 90
Dallas 97 L.A. Clippers 95
Portland 110 New York 95

Friday, March 24th

MJHL Playoffs
Portage at Steinbach, 7:30 p.m., pre-game show 7:20, CFRY/portageonline.com
(1st game in best of 7 semi-final)

Tiger Hills Hockey League Playoffs
Championship Final
Carberry at Killarney, 8 p.m.
(Killarney leads best of 5 series 2-0)

MMJHL
Pembina Valley at Stonewall, 7:30 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 semi-final)

Allan Cup Playdowns
Manitoba/Saskatchewan Series
SE Prairie Thunder vs Rosetown @ Max Bell arena in Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
(1st game in best of 5 series)

WHL Playoffs
Eastern Conference
Brandon at Medicine Hat, 8:30 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 quarter-final)

AHL
Milwaukee at Manitoba, 7 p.m.

NHL
Winnipeg at Anaheim, 9 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
San Jose at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

NBA
Denver at Indiana, 6 p.m.
Cleveland at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
Brooklyn at Washington, 6 p.m.
Detroit at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Phoenix at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
New Orleans at Houston, 7 p.m.
Altanta at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at L.A. Lakers 9:30 p.m.
Sacramento at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.

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