The Pembina Valley Orioles eight-game losing skid came to an end Wednesday night at Arctic Field in Winkler. Johnny Martens went the distance allowing just five hits and struck out five as Pembina Valley defeated the St. Boniface Legionaires 5-3. Owen Goertzen had two hits and drove in three runs for the Orioles (7-15) who have two games left. Pembina Valley will meet the Carillon Sultans Friday in Steinbach and then play their regular season finale Sunday night against the Legionaires at Whittier Park. The Altona Bisons were held to just four hits and dropped a 6-2 decision to the defending Manitoba Junior Baseball League champion Elmwood Giants at Koskie Field. The Bisons (9-14) play their final regular season game Friday night against the Interlake Blue Jays at Access Field. 

The Winnipeg Goldeyes lost both ends of a doubleheader to Sioux City. The Explorers beat Winnipeg 3-2 & 5-0. The Fish went 4-6 on their 10-game road trip. The Goldeyes will begin a nine-game homestand Friday night when they meet the Milwaukee Milkmen at Shaw Park. 

Thailand's Teerawut Boonseeor and Crystal Zamzow of Swan River are the 2023 Manitoba Junior Golf champions. Boonseeor fired a final round one-under par 71 Wednesday at the Teulon Golf & Country Club and won the Junior Boys championship by eight shots over Ryan Orchard of Carman and Grady Chuback of St. Charles. Orchard was one-over par 73 in his final round. Orchard, Chuback and Terence Rafferty of Southwood will comprise Manitoba's Interprovincial team at the Canadian Junior Boys Championship August 13th-17th in North Bay, Ontario. Reid North of Carman was 84 and finished in 29th spot at plus 38. Zamzow was two-under par 70 Wednesday at Teulon and finished seven shots ahead of Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake. Zamzow, Lafleche and Cala Korman of the Killarney Lakeside Golf Club will make up Manitoba's Interprovincial team at the Canadian Junior Girls Championship July 23rd-27th in Hampton, New Brunswick. Carman's Keira Krahn finished in fifth place and India Young was sixth. Krahn was 81 and had a 54-hole total of plus 32 while Young fired a sparkling one-over par 73 in her final round and finished at plus 33. 

Tobias Morasch scored for the Winkler Storm in their 4-1 loss to Hellas SC in Winnipeg. The Storm, who have a 2-6 record in the Manitoba Major Soccer League's Premier Division, face the Luso Canadian CCS Sunday in Winkler. 

The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with defenceman Dylan Samberg on a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1,400,000. The 24-year-old Hermantown, Minnesota native played 63 games for the Jets in 2022-23 and recorded eight points (2G, 6A) and 25 penalty minutes. Samberg also played all five playoff games for Winnipeg. Samberg, the Jets’ second-round pick (43rd overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft, has played 78 career NHL games for Winnipeg and posted 13 points (2G, 11A) and 29 PIMs. Samberg spent three seasons with the University of Minnesota-Duluth from 2017-2020 and won a pair of NCAA Championships. Internationally, he has represented Team USA several times, including the 2023 World Championships when he recorded four points (1G, 3A) and four PIMs in 10 games. He also played in a pair of World Junior Championships, winning bronze in 2018 and silver in 2019.