The Tiger Hills Hockey League's best-of-five division finals begin tonight. The Miniota/Elkhorn C-Hawks face the Killarney Shamrocks in Elkhorn in game one of the West Division final and the Gladstone Lakers host the Minnedosa Bombers in game one of the East final. All four teams are undefeated heading into round three.
The Provincial AAAA High School Hockey Championship begins today at the Hockey for All Centre in Winnipeg. The Westman High School Hockey League's Dauphin Clippers play their two round robin games against the Garden City Fighting Gophers at 11am and Steinbach Regional at 3 p.m.
Seven Hockey Manitoba Provincial Championships are on this weekend and they include the Under-13 Rural AA in Winkler; Rural A in Dauphin, Rural B in Lakeside; Rural C in Manitou, Rural A1 in St. Adolphe and Rural A2 in Brandon. The Provincial U-18 Rural A/B Championship is in La Broquerie.
Souris will face Margaret Barbour of The Pas at 12:30 p.m. in the semifinals of the Provincial A/AA Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Championships at Cranberry Portage. The Sabres outscored Carberry 67-64 in the quarterfinals. The Cougars will meet Fisher Branch and Virden will take on Glenboro/Baldur in the consolation quarterfinals. Souris will face either Elm Creek or Rosenort in the consolation semifinals at the Provincial A/AA Junior Varsity Girls Championship in The Pas.
Matt Dunstone defeated Tanner Horgan of Northern Ontario 9-2 and finished the round robin with a perfect 8-0 record at the Brier in London. Dunstone, B.J. Neufeld, Colton Lott and Ryan Harnden were first in Pool A. Defending champion Brad Gushue of St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador finished first in Pool B. Mike McEwen of Ontario will meet Kevin Koe of Alberta and Horgan will take on Brendan Bottcher of Calgary at 12 p.m. in page playoff qualifiers. The winners join Dunstone and Gushue on the 6 p.m. draw. Dunstone will play either Horgan or Bottcher and Gushue will face either McEwen or Koe. The winners will advance to the 1-2 Page Playoff Game. The losers will play in the 3-4 game.