The Virden Oil Capitals dropped a 4-2 decision to the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Estevan Bruins at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. Parker Konneke and Campbell Epp scored power play goals for the Oil Capitals. Virden will face the Bruins in Estevan tonight.


The Brandon Wheat Kings won their pre-season opener Friday night at Westoba Place. Roger McQueen scored three times and Nicholas Jones made 24 saves as Brandon defeated the Winnipeg Ice 6-1. Matthew Henry, Ben Thornton and Charlie Elick also scored for the Wheat Kings. The two teams meet again tonight at RINK Hockey Academy in Winnipeg.


The Winnipeg Goldeyes and Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks are going the distance in their best-of-three American Association West Division semifinal. The Redhawks downed the Goldeyes 8-3 and evened the series at a game a piece. Game three goes tonight at Newman Outdoor Field.
 

The 11-1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers face the 6-6 Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Banjo Bowl at IG Field. Kick returner Janarion Grant, who missed the last two games with a groin injury, returns to the Bombers lineup. The opening kick off is at 4 p.m.


Rusty Strawn of McDonough, Georgia captured the 60th Canadian Senior Men’s Golf Championship Friday in Red Deer. Strawn fired a final round even par 72 and finished at minus five. Mike Lohner of Southlake, Texas was three shots back. Jay Doyle of Winnipeg was one-over par 73 and finished in a tie for seventh place at plus nine. 2022 Provincial Senior Men's champion Rob Oliphant of Winnipeg was 87 and plus 28.