Weyburn downs Caronport in soccer playoffs

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The Weyburn Eagles put an end to the Caronport Cougars’ playoff hopes Saturday as they knocked them off 5-0 in the Moose Jaw high school girls soccer league quarter-finals.

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    “I’m very happy with how they controlled the ball today, that was probably the biggest thing,” said Eagles coach Scott Benning. “Our first step was good. We beat Caronport to a lot of balls, so that was good to see.”

    Weyburn was evidently the stronger team, but Caronport has a steep learning curve this year: nine of their 14 players are in their first year of soccer.

    “I think Weyburn played very well,” said Cougars coach Rod Appleby. “My girls had two or three or perhaps four good chances in the first half, but that’s been our weakness all year: getting shots on net and scoring.

    “We had five bad minutes where they scored three early in the second half, and that kind of finished the game off.”

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  • Alex
    November 09, 2009 - 20:50

    Why is Walmart playing politics with the people of Weyburn? If it closes it is because of Walmart closing it. The family members of Sam Walton still own over 40% of it and each is worth tens of billions of dollars. Walmart needs to start treating its workers more fairly. I doubt that they will do it on their own.