The World Baseball-Softball Confederation’s 12th Junior Men’s Softball World Championship starts today and runs through Sunday, July 15th in Prince Albert. Canada is one of 13 countries taking part. The teams are split into two pools for round-robin preliminary play, followed by playoffs. On Canada’s schedule today…
Canada vs United States—7:30 p.m. at Prime Ministers Park, Field 1
(results at jmswc.wbsc.org)
The following Provincial Minor Fastpitch-Softball Championships continue today and run through tomorrow…
Under-12 “A” Girls, 11 teams, at Glenn Reeve #7 and 8 diamonds in Saskatoon
Under-12 “A” Boys, 4 teams, at Joe Gallagher Field in Saskatoon
Under-12 “B” Boys, 5 teams, at Glenn Reeve #4 diamond and Joe Gallagher Field
Under-12 “C” Girls North, 8 teams, in Rosetown
Under-14 “B” Girls, 10 teams, in Regina
Under-14 “C” Girls, 12 teams, in Swift Current
Under-14 “A” Boys, best-of-five series between Saskatoon Selects and Prince Albert Astros at Glenn Reeve #6 diamond
Under-14 “B” Boys, 4 teams, at Glenn Reeve #6 diamond
Under-16 “B” Girls, 18 teams, at Bob Van Impe Stadium and Glenn Reeve #3 and 5 diamonds
Under-16 “C” Girls, 5 teams, in Langenburg
Under-16 “B” Boys, 3 teams, at Joe Gallagher Field and Glenn Reeve #4 diamond
Under-19 “A” Girls, 8 teams, in Regina
Under-19 “B” Girls, 9 teams, in Regina
(results at softball.sk.ca)
The Man-Sask Long Course Swimming Championship Meet continues today and runs through tomorrow at the Shaw Centre in Saskatoon. A total of 434 swimmers, between the ages of nine and 24, from Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Alberta, B-C and Ontario will take part in the meet, hosted by the Saskatoon Goldfins swim club. There are two sessions today, starting at 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
(results at teamunify.com)
The sixth event of the 2018 season for the Saskatoon Stock Car Racing Association goes tonight at Wyant Group Raceway. The Western Speed Association’s Super Late Model Series is the feature of the card, which also includes racing in the Mini Stock, Pro Truck and Bandolero divisions. The first races start at 6 p.m. with gates opening to the public at 4:30 p.m.
(results at wyantgroupraceway.ca)
There’s live thoroughbred horse racing tonight at Marquis Downs. First post time is 6:35 p.m.
Major League Baseball:
American League—6 day games, 1 night, including
Toronto Blue Jays vs New York Yankees—2:07 p.m.
Inter-League—1 night game
Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels—5:15 p.m.
National League—5 day games, 2 night
(results on the wire)
Canadian Football League–Week 4 continues and ends with 2 games:
Edmonton Eskimos at Toronto Argonauts—3:30 p.m.
B-C Lions at Winnipeg Blue Bombers—6:30 p.m.
(The Saskatchewan Roughriders are idle until Thursday, July 19th when they visit the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Green and White have 2 wins, 2 losses for 4 points…___d for ___ place in the West Division. Hamilton has 2 wins, 2 losses for 4 points…___d for ___ place in the East Division. The Riders next home game is Saturday, July 28th against the Calgary Stampeders. Game time is 7 p.m. at Mosaic Stadium in Regina.)
(results at cfl.ca and on the wire)
World Cup of Soccer—2 quarter-final matches in Russia:
Sweden vs England—8 a.m.
Russia vs Croatia—Noon
(results on the wire)