Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Wednesday - February 14th, 2018

John Urban

Campus News: 
-Yesterday, five players from the Vanier Cup winning team got up on stage in front of teammates and fans to get their hair cut and collect donations for the Canadian Cancer Society 
-Mitchell Stadnyk, Mark Vita, Andrew Thurston, Dylan Giffen and Marshall Cino have all been growing their hair for at least two years 
-The haircuts took place at Thompson Arena on Tuesday afternoon, and many members of the team and community came to watch and donate 
-The team started their fundraising efforts a couple of months back, and have raised almost $2000
-All proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society and the hair being cut will be put towards wigs for those enduring cancer treatments

-Relay for Life is fast approaching, and there might be the perfect Valentine's Day event for you going on right now 
-Head down right now to the Mustang Lounge from 10am-2pm to support Relay for Life, and for the chance to pop some balloons and win some cool prizes

Local News:
-The London City Council has decided that the house at 100 Stanley St. has got to go
-Council voted unanimously last evening to move Nan Finlayson’s house to a vacant lot across the street 
-Relocating the house is a compromise that city staff outlined in the environmental assessment for a massive repair project on Wharncliffe Road South, that will close the road for months
-Moving the home is the only option, outside of demolition, and will cost the city an extra $500,000 
-Last week Finlayson vowed to fight the city’s decision

Sports:
-After a win over Laurier and loss to McMaster, the Western women’s basketball team are returning home for their Senior Day game tonight, followed by their last regular season game at Guelph on Saturday 
-The Gryphons and Mustangs are currently tied for fourth place in the OUA West, meaning a home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs could be on the line this Saturday when the two teams square off

-In men’s basketball The Mustangs conclude their regular season this weekend with a Senior Day game against Brock, and a final road game against the Guelph Gryphons 
-The purple and white have already clinched second place in the West and a first round playoff bye, giving them a chance to build momentum over the final week of the regular season as they head into the playoffs

-If you can’t make the games, don’t worry 94.9 Radio Western has you covered with both games airing live tonight 
-Tune in at 5:50pm as we set you up for the tip-off for the ladies at 6pm, followed by the guys at 8pm  

Weather:
-Expect a gorgeous afternoon, sunny with a high of 3 degrees, although we could see some shower overnight this evening
-Tomorrow we might get 5-10mm of rain with showers throughout the day and a high of 6 
-Friday will cool down with a high of -3, but with a mix of sun and cloud

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