The Westman Wildcats are 0-2 to start the 2023-24 Manitoba Female U18 AAA Hockey League season. Hallie Franklin and Shayla Scinocca did the goal scoring in Westman’s 3-2 loss to the Pembina Valley Hawks Sunday afternoon in Morden. Kylie Hack made 23 saves in net for the Wildcats who dropped their season opener 2-1 to the defending champion Winnipeg Ice Saturday at Hockey for All Centre.
The Winnipeg Jets play their fifth of six exhibition games tonight when they face the Flames in Calgary. On Sunday the Jets assigned defenseman Ashton Sautner and forwards Jansen Harkins, Jeff Malott, Kristian Reichel and Dominic Toninato to the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose.
George Reed, one of the greatest running backs in CFL history, passed away Sunday one day before his 84th birthday. Reed played 13 seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1963-1975. The nine-time CFL All-Star helped the Riders win the Grey Cup in 1966.
Reid Carruthers Brad Jacobs, Derek Samagalski and Connor Njegovan defeated Matt Dunstone 9-8 in the men’s final at the 2023 PointsBet Invitational in Oakville, Ontario. Rachel Homan, Tracy Fleury, Emma Miskew and Sarah Wilkes downed Kerri Einarson 9-7 in the women’s final. Team Carruthers and Team Homan each pocketed $50,000 for their four straight wins.
The Deloraine Colts defeated the host Panthers 25-21, 25-22 in the final of the Glenboro varsity girls high school volleyball tournament. The host Cougars swept the Margaret Barbour Spartans 25-23, 25-18 in the final of the Carberry junior varsity boys volleyball tournament.