The Zone 4 High School Cross Country Championships were held Tuesday in St. Malo. Miller girls and Carman boys won the junior varsity championships while the varsity winners were Morden girls and Garden Valley boys. Morden won the aggregate title. The Provincial High School Cross Country Championships will be held October 12th at the Killarney Lakeside golf course.
The Winnipeg Jets play their fifth of six exhibition games tonight when they face the Calgary Flames at Canada Life Centre. The Jets, who are coming off a 3-2 shootout loss to the Edmonton Oilers this past Saturday, will wrap up their pre-season schedule on Friday against the Flames in Calgary. Winnipeg will open the 2022-23 NHL season at home on Friday, October 14th against the N.Y. Rangers.
Winnipeg quarterback Zach Collaros and receiver Nic Demski have been named CFL Top Performers for their work in last Friday’s 31-13 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Collaros completed 14-of-25 passes for 296 yards and four touchdowns, with no interceptions. The CFL's reigning Most Outstanding Player currently leads the league in passing yards with 3,874 and touchdown passes with 32. Demski caught five passes for 94 yards and two touchdowns. Demski has now registered 52 catches for 613 yards and nine touchdowns in 11 games this season.
Glenn Howard is the new coach for Team Jennifer Jones. The 60-year-old Howard, who has won four Briers and four world men's championships, coached Scotland's Eve Muirhead at the 2018 Winter Olympics where they finished in fourth place. Jones and her new team of Mackenzie Zacharias, Karlee Burgess, Emily Zacharias and Lauren Lenentine have already won two events this season including the $50,000 PointsBet Invitational in Fredericton last month.
The Toronto Blue Jays will face the Seattle Mariners in the American League wildcard series which begins Friday at Rogers Centre. Toronto's game in Baltimore was rained out Tuesday night. The Jays and Orioles will play a doubleheader today to wrap up the regular season schedule.