The 2023 Manitoba Junior Hockey League Draft takes place today. The Winkler Flyers have the 10th overall pick in round one. The Winnipeg Freeze have the first selection.
India Young of Carman lost 4 & 3 to Charmaine Hayden of Breezy Bend in the quarterfinals of Golf Manitoba’s Provincial Women's Match Play Championship at the Glendale Golf & Country Club in Winnipeg.
The Garden Valley Zodiacs fell 10-0 to the Boissevain Broncos in the semifinals at the Provincial High School Baseball Championship in Glenboro. The Garden City Fighting Gophers outscored the Broncos 16-12 in the championship game. Kartsen Peters and Jaren Hildebrand of the Zodiacs were named tournament all-stars.
The Northlands Parkway Nighthawks dropped a 4-3 decision to Prairie Mountain and the Sanford Sabres lost 6-3 to the Virden Bears in the quarterfinals at the Provincial High School Fastpitch Championship in Ile des Chenes. The Vincent Massey Trojans of Winnipeg blanked Virden 2-0 in the final. Annika Roberts of NPC was named a tournament all-star.
The 25th Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Banquet took place Saturday night in Morden. Added to the Hall were Patti Hacault of Holland, Corey Billaney and Junior Brake of Boissevain, Laurie Langrell of Warren and Keith Carriere and Jeff Bouchard of Winnipeg. T.G. Smith and Todd Smith were inducted posthumously. The four teams inducted were the 1953-56 Norwood Community Club Juvenile and Junior teams, the 2006-2015 Minnedosa Mavericks teams, the 2009-2013 Reston Rockets teams and the 1966 Hamiota Royals Juvenile team.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes losing streak has reached five games. The Fish were shutout 6-0 by the Lake Country DockHounds. Winnipeg third baseman Dayson Croes singled in the sixth inning and extended his hitting streak to 17 games.
Quarterback Josh Jones and kicker Marc Liegghio were released Saturday as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers set their week one roster. The Blue Bombers will open the 2023 CFL season Friday against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at IG Field.