The Provincial Junior Golf Championships begin today at the Niakwa Country Club in Winnipeg. There are 12 golfers in the Junior Girls championship including Cala Korman of Killarney. Crystal Zamzow of Swan River is the defending champion. There are 60 golfers in the Junior Boys championship including Spence Mott, Lukas Jensen, Zostrianos Gross and Noah Jensen of Shilo. 


The Deloraine Royals and Virden Oilers were winners in the South West Baseball League Tuesday night. The Royals plated four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning hghlighted by Kyle Breemersch's three-run homer as Deloraine defeated the Reston Rockets 5-2. Mitch Olson also went deep for the Royals who finished the regular season with an 11-5 record. The Rockets are in fifth place at 6-8. The fourth place Wawanesa Brewers are 8-6. Braedon Lewis had three hits and drove in four runs as Virden beat Rivers 6-3. The Comets saw their record fall to 10-5. The Oilers improved to 4-10. 


The Winnipeg Goldeyes erupted for six runs in the sixth inning and went on to defeat the defending American Association champion Kansas City Monarchs 7-3 at Blue Cross Park. Roby Enríquez had a pair of rbi for the Fish who were held hitless over the first five innings by Monarchs starting pitcher Michael Watson.


Julian Alvarez and Lionel Messi each scored and defending champion Argentina beat Canada 2-0 Tuesday night in the Copa America semifinal in East Rutherford, New Jersey. More than 80-thousand fans filled MetLife Stadium to watch the match. Argentina, winners of the Copa America title 15 times, will face either Uruguay or Colombia in Sunday's final. Canada will play in the third place game on Saturday.


The Canadian men's basketball team will get its first test ahead of the Paris Olympics tonight in Las Vegas. Canada will face the United States at T-Mobile Arena. The seventh-ranked Canadians last saw the top-ranked Americans in the bronze medal game at the FIBA World Cup in September, when Canada prevailed 127-118 in overtime to win its first-ever medal at the event.


The Rivalry Series between the Canadian and American women's hockey teams will return next season, with Atlantic Canada hosting the final two games. The fourth game will be played February 6th at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, and Summerside, Prince Edward Island, will hold the finale on February 8th at Credit Union Place. The first three games will be played in the United States in November. Canada won four straight to capture the seven-game Rivalry Series this past season.