The Virden Bears are Zone 9 High School Fastpitch champions. The Bears blanked the Boissevain Broncos 10-0 in the final Wednesday in Virden. The Bears will represent Zone 9 at the MHSAA's Provincial Championship June 2nd & 3rd in Winnipeg.
The Boissevain Centennials, Oak River Dodgers and Hamiota Red Sox were winners in the South West Baseball League Wednesday night. Skylar Canada drove in three runs as the defending champion Centennials downed the Wawanesa Brewers 8-4. Ty Paddock went six innings and allowed just five hits and struck out four as the Dodgers blanked the Reston Rockets 3-0. Brody Robinson homered twice and Patrick Vandoorne had four hits and scored five runs as the Red Sox defeated the Elkhorn Expos 16-10.
Javeyan Williams scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Winnipeg Goldeyes edged the Kane County Cougars 5-4. The Fish and Cougars wrap up their three-game series today. The first pitch is at 11 a.m. at Shaw Park.
Canada will face Finland this afternoon in the quarterfinals of the 2023 World Hockey Championship in Tampere. The other quarterfinals feature Sweden against Latvia, the United States will meet Czechia and Switzerland takes on Germany.
It’s day 12 of Winnipeg Blue Bombers main camp. Today’s practice session at IG Field is from 10:45 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. The Bombers first pre-season game is Saturday against the Edmonton Elks at Commonwealth Stadium.