Cala Korman of Killarney, Clara Peake of Binscarth and Jeri Lafleche of Clear Lake were nine-over par 81 Wednesday and are in a tie for fifth place after round one of the Provincial Women's Amateur Golf Championship at Granite Hills near Lac du Bonnet. Korman, Peake and Lafleche are two shots back of Rhonda Orr of Southwood, Charmaine Mackid of Breezy Bend, Addison Kartusch of St. Charles and Veronica van der Meer of Winnipeg. Drew Jones of Shilo was three-over par 75 at Granite Hills and is in third place just three shots back of Allan McDonald of Breezy Bend heading into round two of the Provincial Men's Mid-Amateur Championship. Brad Pardy of Shilo was 78; Nolan Tutkaluk of Shilo was 84; Joel Baron of Carberry was 88 and Glen Ford of Glenboro was 98.
The Winnipeg Jets will play their 2022-23 season opener on home ice at Canada Life Centre on Friday, October 14th against the New York Rangers before heading out on a three-game road trip against Western Conference rivals the Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche, and Vegas Golden Knights from October 17th-20th.
The first round of the 2022 NHL Draft will take place tonight at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Moose Jaw Warriors defenseman Denton Mateychuk of Dominion City, Winnipeg Ice forward Conor Geekie of Strathclair and Swift Current Broncos defenseman Owen Pickering of St. Adolphe are projected first round picks. The Montreal Canadiens have the first overall selection. The Winnipeg Jets will pick 14th and 30th in round one.
Skylar Canada singled, doubled and drove in three runs as the Boissevain Centennials defeated the Rivers Comets 10-0. The Centennials are 11-2 and will clinch first place in the Southwest Baseball League with a win over the Reston Rockets on Friday or if the second place Deloraine Royals lose their regular season finale tonight against the Oilers in Virden. The Royals are 10-3. Boissevain and Deloraine split their two-game regular season series. Kaden Rozdeba drilled a grand slam home run in the bottom of the first inning in the Oak River Dodgers 6-1 victory over the Hamiota Red Sox.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes defeated the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks 5-3 at Newman Outdoor Field. Max Murphy rifled a two-out double into the right field corner that scored Justin Thompson with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning.
Running back Fred Reid, defensive end Gavin Walls and former president Lynn Bishop will be inducted into the Winnipeg Football Club’s Hall of Fame. The 2022 class will be honoured at the Blue Bombers Legacy Gala Dinner on Tuesday, October 11th and at the annual Hall of Fame Game on October 8th when the Blue Bombers host the Edmonton Elks at Investors Group Field. Reid, who appeared in 83 games with the Bombers from 2007-2011, ran for 4,505 career yards, scored 23 touchdowns, had 99 receptions for 810 yards and 1,167 yards in kickoff returns. Walls played in Winnipeg from 2005-2009. He had 47 sacks in 82 regular-season games. That total puts him in a tie for fourth all-time in Blue Bombers history with Elfrid Payton and behind only Tyrone Jones (98), Tony Norman (59) and Doug Brown (52). Bishop joined the Winnipeg Football Club Board of Directors in 1992 and became part of the Executive Committee a year later. He became the WFC President in 1996.