Week seven of the Prairie Putter Men's Golf League season got underway Monday. Portage defeated Minnewasta eight-and-a-half points to three-and-a-half. Winkler edged Scotswood Links six-and-a-half points to five-and-a-half. Carman faces Bridges in Starbuck on Thursday.
The Winnipeg Jets have made qualifying offers to restricted free agents Pierre-Luc Dubois, Mason Appleton, David Gustafsson, Jansen Harkins, Jeff Malott, Kristian Vesalainen. Johnathan Kovacevic and Leon Gawanke. Markus Phillips and Evgeny Svechnikov were not tendered a qualifying offer.
Winnipeg Ice head coach James Patrick announced the hiring of Taras McEwen as assistant coach. McEwen will be joined by returning coaches Byron Spriggs and Larry Woo for the 2022 - 2023 Western Hockey League season. McEwen, 31, enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Ice. This will be the Whitewood, Saskatchewan products sixth season with the organization. McEwen joined the team in 2017 in the role of Manager of Scouting. He has also served as general manager of the Winnipeg Blues in the MJHL and added head coach to his resume in 2020. McEwen will also be the head coach of Team Manitoba U16 team for the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island.
Team Manitoba lost its opening game Monday at the 2022 Football Canada Cup in Kelowna. Team Ontario scored 19 second quarter points and beat Manitoba 36-0. Team Manitoba's next game is Thursday against Nova Scotia.
The American Association All-Star game goes tonight in Chicago. Catcher Deon Stafford Jr. and left-handed pitcher Tasker Strobel will represent the Winnipeg Goldeyes at Impact Field. Kansas City Monarchs infielder David Thompson won the home run derby on Monday night.