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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 26, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Of easter Seal give com Aniio Winnipeg free press april 1990 pages 5364 Mark sports editor great sports fans Jeff de free press Wayne free press Scott Taylor a couple of fun Guys Stair put yesterday was about it was about a pair of athletes and what they mean to sport in this it was about a pro hockey team and a pro football franchise heaving a collective sigh of but mostly it was about describe James West chuckled Winnipeg Blue bombers head coach Mike James West is he makes football fun for All of and Hes the Guy who makes us Hes one of those players who has an ignition Hes fun to watch play and Hes fun to be and when youre around you know Hes having fun with across the Bob Murdoch was saying just about the same i like Freddie said the head coach of the Winnipeg Hes Headstrong and sometimes his practice habits will drive the coaches but Hes really Hes a free spirit and you can see Hes having fun when he the bombers signed West to a three year a few hours the jets signed Olausson to a fou year it was big because both players have both players play their games with both players have and in a City like a City that kicks itself in the butt with its inferiority it was big news because the signings involved two players which neither franchise could afford to James Means we wont have to change our said a Man still struggling with his when he was Hurt last year and went Home for a few it was obvious something was it was different around James is the personality of our despite missing nearly half the season in West was still named a Canadian football league Allstar at see pair Page 55 linebacker James West adds dash of Charisma to game of Fredrik Olausson May be but his coach likes oilers cup March called unstoppable by the great one Edmonton up two years Wayne Gretzky still knows the Edmonton and Gretzky says the fou time nil champions of the 1980s Are Well on their Way to winning the first Stan Ley cup of the the oilers swept Gretzky los Angeles Kings in four straight games in the smythe division final tuesday and now await the Winner of the Norris division final be tween the Louis blues and the Chicago the oilers they could be pretty much Gretzky said after congratulating his for Mer teammates in the Edmonton dressing room following tuesdays 65 overtime win in right now there playing As Good As Ive seen As the playoffs go on get if goaltender Bill Ranford plays like he did against be Tough to Mark who took Over Edmonton captaincy after Gretzky Trade to los Angeles in August said there was no feeling that the oilers had to beat i dont think anybody had anything to prove to and he had nothing to prove to that Stanley cup update elvis1 has Louis singing the blues was Over at the Start of the this series was just the Kings against the nothing have a week to prepare for the Campbell conference a Besto seven affair that will begin Here wednesday hoop Star heighten shoots for sea Shore by Chris Irvine for the free press after being dubbed Manitoba top High school hoop Star the past two Bob heighten is skipping the Ift Vearold Wunderkind has decided to take his Talent to the University of British Columbia this despite offers from the universities of Winnipeg and after a Long the 6 foot5 James jimmies Star made his not Only for the Basket Ball but also the i respect All of the basketball but it seems that basketball would be More i also chose ubic for Aca Demic in taking Marine u of m coach Rick Suffield i would have liked to see him stay in we recruited him very hard and Felt we had a but Suffield also questions the if he had stayed he would have got for but in Hes ineligible for any Type of also 11 of 12 players Are returning to the thunderbird but in sure he was told hed get to or Why else would he go thunderbird coach Bruce a former bosons says he Hast guaranteed the Only thing Ive told him is that id work As hard for him As he does for stadium Ford 3636 Portage Holiday Chevrolet Oldsmobile 3081 Portage Home of the team the Battle is on now through May 2nd at Enki to shopping 3605 Portage West Over 500 new and used vehicles regardless of must co hurry Vii Only one Winner to you through a y 2nd there

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