The Virden Oil Capitals play their first of four exhibition games tonight when they face the Portage Terriers at Stride Place. The Oil Capitals open the 2022-23 Manitoba Junior Hockey League season on Friday, September 16th against the Waywayseecappo Wolverines at Tundra Oil & Gas Place.
Brandon Wheat Kings main camp wrapped up Monday. Brett Hyland scored twice in the annual Black vs Gold Futures game at J & G Homes Arena. The Wheat Kings play their pre-season opener Friday at home against the Winnipeg Ice.
David Washington homered and Raul Navarro had three hits and scored five runs as the Winnipeg Goldeyes won their regular season finale 10-1 over the Sioux Falls Canaries. The Fish (53-47) finished in third place and will meet the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks in the American Association's best-of-three West Division semifinal which begins Wednesday at Shaw Park. The first place Kansas City Monarchs selected the fourth-place Lincoln Saltdogs as their first round opponent. The Chicago Dogs face the Milwaukee Milkmen and the Kane County Cougars will take on the Cleburne Railroaders in the East Division semifinals.
The 60th Canadian Senior Men's Golf Championship begins today in Red Deer. Seven Manitobans are in the field including Jay Doyle, Gerald Diamond, Kevin Nicholson, Bill Moslenko, Gordon Kroeker, Garth Collings and 2022 provincial champion Rob Oliphant.