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Battling for a good cause

The Indian team's Joey Poitras and goaltender Wes Daniel guard their net as they take on the Cowboys in the 33rd annual Battle of the Little Big Puck on Friday night. The event brought in $3,926 for the Southwest Healthcare Trust.	More photos on pages 6 and 7. Photo by Wayne Litke

By Marcia Love After 33 years on the ice, the Battle of the Little Big Puck hasn't grown old. Players laced up their skates once again on Friday night for the annual event with proceeds in support of the Southwest Integrated Healthcare Facility. "Some of us have been in it for a long time, but it never gets old," said Joe Braniff, a long-standing organizer… Read More »

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