The Oak River Dodgers have joined the Boissevain Centennials and Deloraine Royals in the Southwest Baseball League semifinals. Adam Robidoux had three hits including a home run and drove in five as the Dodgers defeated the Virden Oilers 10-4. Oak River swept the best-of-three quarterfinal in two straight. The Red Sox and Wawanesa Brewers will play the deciding third game of their opening round series Tuesday in Hamiota.
Team Manitoba is 0-2 after day one of Baseball Canada's Women's Invitational Championship at Quarry Park in Stonewall. Manitoba gave up 17 runs in the top of the seventh inning and lost 28-10 to Ontario (1) and then dropped an 8-1 decision to the Quebec Select Team. The host province will play their final two round robin games today against B.C. and Saskatchewan.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes banged out 18 hits and beat the Chicago Dogs 14-7. Reggie Pruitt Jr. and David Washington homered for the Fish. Every Goldeyes player had at least one hit in the game, with Eic Rivera and Ian Sagdal recording three apiece.
Defending champion Braxton Kuntz of Breezy Bend has the lead after round one of the Provincial Men's Amateur Golf Championship at Elmhurst. Kuntz was four-under par 67 Thursday and is two shots ahead of Nathan Wazney of Elmhurst. Evan Nachtigall of Wheat City was 74 and is in a tie for ninth place. Scott Miner of Brandon was 75; Ryan McKean of Wheat City was 77; Ryden Hargreaves and Brad Pardy of Shilo were 79; Ross Sheard of Wheat City was 80; Nolan Tutkaluk of Shilo was 81; Glen Ford of Glenboro was 88 and Trevor Dickie of Shilo was 94. The field will be cut after todays second round to the low 60 and ties as well as any players within 10 strokes of the lead.
Cala Korman of Killarney is in a tie for 64th place heading into the final round of the 108th Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship at Westmount Golf & Country Club in Kitchener, Ontario. Korman was 10-over par 83 Thursday and is plus 23 after 54 holes. Monet Chun of Richmond Hill, Ontario has the lead at minus five.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers face the Edmonton Elks tonight at Commonwealth Stadium. The 6-0 Bombers have added receiver Tavaris Harrison and defensive end L.B. Mack III to the roster. Receiver Greg Ellingson, the CFL’s leader in receiving yardage, and all-star defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat were moved to the one-game injured list. Their absences means the football club will be without six starters against Edmonton, including safety Brandon Alexander, linebacker Kyrie Wilson, slotback Nic Demski and centre Michael Couture. Janarion Grant is listed as the starter in Ellingson’s place.