The Warren Mercs and Morden Bombers are going the distance in their SEMHL semifinal. Erik Swanson scored the only goal of the game at 8:18 of the third period and Mitch Adamyk made 33 saves as the Mercs defeated the Bombers 1-0 Sunday night in Morden. The best-of-five series is tied at two. The deciding fifth game goes Tuesday night in Warren.

Mike Heppner scored his second goal of the game 9:17 into double overtime to lift Pembina Valley past Raiders 6-5. Brock Wood, Colton Wiebe, Cohen Thomas and Zander Carels also scored for the Twisters who lead the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League's best-of-seven quarterfinal two games to none. 

The Winkler Flyers will have home ice advantage in round one of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League playoffs. Jakob Jones scored twice as Winkler downed the Neepawa Titans 5-3 at the Centennial Arena. Avery Anderson, Zach Nicolas and Noah Diemer had the other Flyers goals. Winkler will finish in second place in the East and face the Portage Terriers in the division semifinal. The Flyers have four games left in the regular season schedule.

Winkler downed Niverville 8-1 in the gold medal game at Hockey Manitoba's Provincial CO-ED U18 Rural A/B championship in Ste. Agathe. Virden edged host Morden 3-2 in the final of the U13 AA championship. Manitou/Pilot Mound beat host Killarney 6-3 in the gold medal game at the U13 B championship and Brandon downed Morden 6-2 in the final of the U13 A1 provincials in Carman. Morden defeated Brandon 4-1 in the gold medal game at the U13 A2 championship in Oakbank & Hazelridge.

The Manitoba Moose fell 6-3 to the Iowa Wild. Ville Heinola, Brad Lambert and Dmitry Kuzmin did the goal scoring for the Moose. The Wild led 2-1 and 5-2 at the period breaks.

Brad Gushue won his sixth Canadian men's curling championship in eight years. Gushue, vice-skip Mark Nichols, second E.J. Harnden and lead Geoff Walker defeated Saskatchewan's Mike McEwen 9-5 in the Brier final Sunday night in Regina. Team Gushue will now represent Canada at the World Men’s Curling Championship, March 30th-April 7th in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

Lauren Evason & Rylan Campbell outscored Zoey Terrick & Tanner Graham 6-5 in an extra end in the final of the inaugural Provincial U20 Mixed Doubles championship at the Charleswood Curling Club in Winnipeg.