The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet tonight (6 p.m.) in the 58th Labour Day Classic at Mosaic Stadium in Regina. The Bombers, who have won five games in a row, are 10-2 and will clinch a playoff spot with a victory over the Riders. Winnipeg has added defensive back Jamal Parker and fullback Konner Burtenshaw to the game day roster replacing cornerback Alden Darby, Jr. and linebacker Shayne Gauthier.
Virden Oil Capitals main camp ends today with the “Garry Cup” intrasquad game at Tundra Oil & Gas Place. The opening face off is at 1:30 p.m. Head coach Tyson Ramsey and assistant coaches Curtis Broland and Brett Braybrook monitored the play of six goalies, 15 defensemen and 28 forwards at camp this weekend. The Oil Capitals first exhibition game is September 10th at home against the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League's Estevan Bruins. The Caps will open the 2023-24 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season Friday, September 22nd against the defending Turnbull Cup champion Steinbach Pistons at Tundra Oil & Gas Place.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes gave up a pair of runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and lost 5-4 to the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks at Newman Outdoor Field. Hidekel Gonzalez and Keith Torres homered for the Fish.
Canada will play its final second round game today against Spain at the FIBA World Cup in Indonesia. Canada, Spain, Latvia and Brazil all have 3-1 records. The top two teams in each of the four groups advance to the quarterfinals.
Canada will face Cuba in the bronze medal game Sunday afternoon at the NORCECA Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in Quebec City. Dominican Republic defeated Canada 27-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-20 in the semifinals Saturday at the University of Laval. Dominican Republic will take on the United States in the gold medal game. The Americans swept Cuba 25-12, 25-11, 25-16 in the other semifinal.