Four Zone 4 teams will play in the semifinals today at the Provincial High School Varsity Basketball Championships. Garden Valley will meet Elmwood at 2 p.m. and Sanford will take on John Taylor at 4 p.m. at the AAA girls championship in Winnipeg. Garden Valley will face Calvin Christian at 5 p.m. at the AAA boys championship in Winnipeg. Dufferin Christian will meet Frontier Mosakahiken at 5:45 p.m. at the A boys championship in Glenboro. Elm Creek will take on Ross L. Gray of Sprague at 12 p.m. in the consolation semifinals in Baldur. Elm Creek girls will face Fisher River at 12 p.m. in the A consolation semifinals in Glenboro. Rosenort will meet William Morton of Gladstone at 10 a.m. in the AA girls consolation semifinals in Somerset. 

The Pembina Valley Hawks season is on the line tonight in Brandon. The Wheat Kings host the Hawks in game three of their best-of-five Manitoba U18 AAA Hockey League semifinal. Brandon downed Pembina Valley 4-1 Thursday night in Morden. Jaxon Jacobson had two goals and an assist for the Wheat Kings who lead the series two games to none. Easton Odut chipped in with three helpers. Liam Goertzen had the lone goal for the Hawks. Pembina Valley goaltender Bryson Yaschyshyn faced 42 shots.

Sean Grassie of Deer Lodge and Ryan Wiebe of Fort Rouge won their openers Thursday night and will play in A Event semifinals at 1 p.m. at the 2024 Provincial Mixed Curling Championship in Neepawa. Grassie defeated Thomas McGillivray of the Heather CC 8-3 and Wiebe downed Janelle Lach of Minnedosa 6-2.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers signed American wide receiver Isaiah Coulter, and American defensive backs James Campbell and Anthony Witherstone. Coulter was originally selected by the Houston Texans in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. He appeared in one regular season game for Houston before playing three games for the Chicago Bears in 2021. Campbell played five seasons at Montana State, recording 64 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions, seven pass breakups, one forced fumble, and two fumble recoveries in 41 games for the Bobcats. Witherstone spent the 2023 preseason with the Kansas City Chiefs, making one defensive tackle in his only game prior to being injured. He played six seasons at Merrimack, recording 74 tackles, two tackles for loss, four interceptions, two touchdowns, 19 pass breakups, and one forced fumble in 35 games.