Rhonda Orr of Southwood and Braxton Kuntz of Breezy Bend are Golf Manitoba's 2022 Female and Male Amateur Golfers of the Year. Orr won the Provincial Senior Championship, her seventh in a row and ninth in the last ten years. She finished 10th at the Canadian Senior Women's Championship at Breezy Bend and tied for eighth place at the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. Kuntz won the Manitoba Junior Championship and finished in a tie for fifth place at the Nationals. He also captured the Provincial Men’s Amateur Championship. Kuntz is the first player in Manitoba history to win both the Junior and Amateur Championship in back-to-back seasons. The other female finalists were Addison Kartusch, Jeri Lafleche and Charmaine Mackid. The other male finalists were Curtis Markusson, Rob Oliphant and Marco Trstenjak.
Ty Tosh scored the tying goal with 1:36 left in regulation and Rayan Sprott potted the overtime winner as Boissevain/Souris edged Glenboro/Carberry/Baldur 3-2 in the Westman High School Hockey League. Tyler Robertson also scored for the Broncos. Trey Dickson and Griffin Anderson replied for the Wildcats. Deloraine/Hartney's game against the Tigers in Neepawa was postponed.
Virden Oil Capitals forward Josh Lehto is the Manitoba Junior Hockey League's Rookie of the Month for October. The 18-year-old Thunder Bay native had five goals and seven assists in 11 games last month.
The Brandon Wheat Kings dropped a 6-3 decision to Everett at Westoba Place. Zakhar Polshakov, Andrie Malyavin and Nate Danielson did the goal scoring for the Wheat Kings. Ryan Hofer had a hat trick for the Silvertips who led 2-0 and 4-3 at the period breaks.
The Winnipeg Jets begin a three-game homestand tonight when they face the Montreal Canadiens at Canada Life Centre. The Jets recalled forward Jansen Harkins from the American Hockey League's Manitoba Moose on an emergency basis and placed defenceman Logan Stanley on injured reserve.
Kerri Einarson has a 5-0 record and Brad Gushe is 3-1 at the Pan Continental Curling Championships in Calgary. Einarson is guaranteed a top-five finish in the round-robin, which means Canada has its berth locked up in the 2023 World Women’s Curling Championship in March in Sweden.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers wide receiver Dalton Schoen has been named a CFL Top Performer of the Month for October. The West nominee for Most Outstanding Rookie recorded 13 receptions for 323 yards and five touchdowns in three games. He registered his fifth 100+yard game in October, and also a career best 162 yards in Week 18. Schoen finished 2022 leading the league in receiving yards (1,441) and receiving touchdowns (16).