The 2024 South West Baseball League season begins tonight with a pair of games. The Deloraine Royals face the Rockets in Reston and the Hamiota Red Sox host the Virden Oilers. The defending champion Boissevain Centennials play their season opener Friday in Wawanesa against the Brewers.

The Winnipeg Goldeyes play their home-opener tonight (6:30 p.m.) at Blue Cross Park against the Chicago Dogs. Colton Eastman (1-1, 2.70 ERA) will start for Winnipeg. The Fish went 3-7 on their season opening 10-road trip against the Cleburne Railroaders and defending American Association champion Kansas City Monarchs. 

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost their exhibition opener 25-12 to the Saskatchewan Roughridgers on Monday afternoon in Regina. Winnipeg's lone touchdown came with 2:22 left in the fourth quarter when Terry Wilson connected with Kevens Clercius on an eight-yard scoring pass. The Bombers missed the two-point convert. Winnipeg kicker Sergio Castillo was good on field goal attempts from 26 and 53 yards out. Wilson, Chris Streveler and Eric Barriere combined to complete 20-of-30 passes for 203 yards. The Riders defence recorded five sacks and two interceptions. The Blue Bombers play their final pre-season game Friday, May 31st at home against the Calgary Stampeders.

Canada will play its final preliminary round game today (9:20 a.m.) against host Czechia at the 2024 World Men's Hockey Championship in Prague. Canada will clinch first place in Group A with a regulation win or an overtime or shootout win or loss. Canada has 17 points; Czechia has 15 and Switzerland has 14 points.

Game two of the Professional Women's Hockey League's best-of-five Walter Cup final is set for tonight in Lowell, Massachusetts as Boston hosts Minnesota. Boston leads the series 1-0 after beating Minnesota 4-3 on Sunday.