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see Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceRoyal Canadian Mounted Police,
constabulary organized (1873) as the Northwest Mounted Police to bring law and order to the Canadian west. In 1920 the name was changed to the present title.
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There are now more than 20,000 Mounties in Canada and a high proportion of them have Scots ancestry.
An image of national identity and heritage for Canadians, the broad-brimmed Stetson hats and red coats of the Mounties are instinctively associated with Canada throughout the world.
I think the magnitude of the game overwhelmed us just a little bit," Mounties coach Bob Webb said.
His boss dismissed this as eccentric Mountie behaviour and put the smell down to too many elk burgers.
When the Mounties defeated Bell-Jeff of Burbank last season in the final of the Guards tournament, it was their greatest triumph in a season full of impressive wins.
Apparently recruitment in the Mounties has increased since the show started.
The Mounties came to life in the third, matching their first-half total in the first 1:36.
He coached the Mounties to an Eight-man title 30 years ago, followed by two 11-man titles in six championship appearances.
Bobby Webb scored 11 first-quarter points, with three 3-pointers, as the Mounties opened a 21-13 lead.
The Vikings moved to the Alpha League and and the Mounties chose to play a freelance schedule starting in 1995, facing off in in occasional nonleague games before re-establishing the rivalry this season in the Olympic League.
With their senior captain watching from the sidelines, the top-seeded Mounties responded with a 14-point run over the next 3 minutes, 42 seconds.