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Inset: Stampeders defensive back Mylan Hicks. A polcie investigator at the scene of the fatal shooting early Sunday morning outside of a Calgary nightclub

Charge laid in Mylan Hicks slaying

Calgary police say one man has been charged in relation to the nightclub shooting that left Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks dead.Nelson Tony Lugela, 19, of Calgary is charged with second-degree murder.Two other suspects were taken into custody following the shooting early Sunday but have been released from custody.

Coltyn Bousquet, who recently graduated from Portage Collegiate Institute, is enjoying his time playing junior football in Victoria, B.C.

Trojans football alumnus pursuing sport in B.C.

A Portage Collegiate Institute (PCI) Trojans football team alumnus is relishing the opportunity he was given to play Junior football in Victoria, B.C.Coltyn Bousquet, 18, who just recently graduated from PCI, spent the summer training and playing with the Westshore Rebels of the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) in Victoria.

Don Cherry gave his take on the Colin Kaepernick controversy. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Cherry questions Kaepernick's motives

Don Cherry has decided to wade into the fallout over San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit down during the U.S. anthem in his team's first three NFL preseason games.

A Grendell Falcons player runs for a touchdown in the dying moments of the third quarter during the team’s 46-22 win over the Portage Pitbulls on Sunday at Republic Park. (MAtt Hermiz/TheGraphic/Postmedia Network)

Bantam Pitbulls still searching for first win

The Portage Bantam Pitbulls will have to wait a little bit longer for their first win of the 2016 Manitoba Minor Football Association (MMFA) season.After a close first half with only one touchdown separating the two teams, the Grendell Falcons scored three majors in the third quarter to pull away from Portage, eventually downing the Pitbulls 46-22

Portage la Prairie football player Tyler Fedak put together a strong tournament with Manitoba at the Football Canada Cup. He helped lead the offence in it’s game against New Brunswick, making four receptions for 66 yards. (photo by Marc Nedelec)

FCC a positive experience for local player

One of the youngest athletes to crack Team Manitoba’s U18 roster for the 2016 Football Canada Cup, Portage la Prairie’s Tyler Fedak was mainly looking forward to just garnering some additional experience for future years.