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Brody Hoffman appeared in 40 games with the ECHL’s Quad City Mallards this past season.
Brody Hoffman appeared in 40 games with the ECHL’s Quad City Mallards this past season. Sean Flynn Photography/Quad City Mallards

Former AAA Star hopes to build on first pro season

By Craig Beauchemin
April 25, 2016 - 12:32pm

Wilkie native Brody Hoffman said his first season as a professional hockey player was a learning experience.

Hoffman spent all of the 2015-16 season with the ECHL’s Quad City Mallards, who were swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Missouri Mavericks over the weekend.

Julie Kuzon (far right) competes for Canada in women's seated volleyball World Championships.
Julie Kuzon (far right) competes for Canada in women's seated volleyball World Championships. Lynne Hanson/Facebook

Melfort athlete gets chance to compete in Rio Paralympics

By Katherine Svenkeson
April 22, 2016 - 12:18pm

One Melfort athlete has not let adversity keeps her from pursuing her passion for sport.

Julie Kuzon lost her left leg mid-2015 in a riding mower accident. Already a competitive volleyball player, a friend of Kuzon’s suggested she try the sport as a para athlete.

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