The Winnipeg Blue Bombers leave for Hamilton today. The CFL’s West Division champions will meet the Montreal Alouettes on Sunday at Tim Hortons Field in the 110th Grey Cup. The Bombers, who will play in their fourth consecutive Grey Cup game, defeated the B.C. Lions 24-13 in the West final this past Saturday at IG Field. The Alouettes bounced the Toronto Argonauts 38-17 in the East final.
The Neepawa Farmers and Miniota/Elkhorn C-Hawks were winners in the Tiger Hills Hockey League Sunday. Zak Hicks had a goal and four assists as the Farmers defeated Hartney 7-3. Jesse Linner had a goal and a helper for the Blues. The defending champion C-Hawks blanked the Souris Elks 10-0.
It was a busy Sunday with five games in the Westman High School Hockey League. Gavin Wickham and Riley Fluker had two goals each as Boissevain/Souris/Waskada/Deloraine beat Roblin/Grandview/Gilbert Plains 7-4; Hunter Andries had two goals and an assist as the Virden Golden Bears downed Killarney/Wawanesa 5-3; Sawyer Wallin made 15 saves in recording the shutout as the Vincent Massey Vikings blanked Reston/Elkhorn/Melita/Hartney 7-0; Rylie Davie, Zach Plett and Cohen Kulbacki scored third period goals as the Neepawa Tigers defeated Birtle/Shoal Lake/Rossburn 4-1 and Will Galatiuk had a hat trick as Crocus Plains edged Minnedosa/Erickson 4-3.
Josh Lehto scored his second goal of the game 3:06 into overtime to lift Virden past the Winnipeg Blues 4-3 at Tundra Pil & Gas Place. Nolan Chastko and Luke Robson also scored for the Oil Capitals.
The Westman Wildcats lost 3-2 in a shootout to the Winnipeg Avros. Madie Weber and Shayla Scinocca scored in regulation for the Wildcats.
The Brandon Wheat Kings dropped a 4-2 decision to the Regina Pats at the Brandt Centre. Rylen Roersma and Roger McQueen with his 13th of the season did the goal scoring for the Wheat Kings. Tanner Howe had a pair of power play goals for the Pats including the go-ahead goal with eight minutes left in the third period.
The Manitoba Moose lost 6-2 to the Laval Rocket at Canada Life Centre. Jeff Malott had both goals for the Moose who gave up two power play goals and a shorthanded marker to Laval.
Joel Retornaz of Italy and Eun-Ji Gim of South Korea won the Grand Slam of Curling’s National in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Retornaz defeated Niklas Edin of Sweden 6-5 in the men’s final. Gim beat Ottawa’s Rachel Homan 7-6 in the women’s final. Kerri Einarson and Jennifer Jones both lost in the quarterfinals. Einarson fell 7-4 to Homan and Jones dropped an 11-4 decision to Silvana Tirinzoni of Switzerland.