Sarah Potomak had a goal and an assist as Canada defeated Sweden 3-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2022 World Women's Hockey Championship Thursday in Herning, Denmark. Erin Ambrose and Ste. Anne's Jocelyne Larocque also scored for Team Canada. Ann-Renee Desbiens made nine saves in recording the shutout. Canada will face Switzerland in the semifinals on Saturday. The United States will take on Czechia in the other semi.
Virden Oil Capitals main camp begins today at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. The Oil Capitals will play their first of four preseason games next Tuesday against the Terriers in Portage.
It's day two of Brandon Wheat Kings rookie camp. Two games are scheduled for today (9:30 a.m. & 4 p.m.) at the J & G Holmes Arena. Main camp begins Saturday at Westoba Place. The annual Black & Gold Futures game is scheduled for Monday at 2 p.m. The Wheat Kings play their first of four exhibition games Friday, September 9th against the Winnipeg Ice at Westoba Place. Brandon will open the 2022-23 Western Hockey League season at home on September 24th against the Ice.
Shelly Stouffer of Nanoose Bay captured the Canadian Senior Women's Golf Championship and the Canadian Women's Mid-Amateur Championship by one shot over Terrill Samuel of Etobicoke. Stouffer, who won the United States Senior Women's Championship last month in Alaska, fired a final round even par 72 Thursday afternoon at Breezy Bend and finished with a 54-hole total three-over par 219. Manitoba Senior champion Rhonda Orr of Southwood was one-over par 73 and finished in a tie for 10th place at plus 16. Charmaine Mackid of Breezy Bend was two-over par 74 and finished in a tie for ninth place at plus 14 in the Mid-Amateur Championship.