SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
On the golf courses:
The Canadian Junior Men’s Championship continues today and runs through tomorrow in Medicine Hat. The individual competition is four days and 72 holes…into Day 3. Only Colby Friedrich of North Battleford was able to make the 36-hole cut from the six entrants are from Saskatchewan.
The Canadian Junior Women’s Championship continues today and runs through Friday in Vancouver. The four-day event includes an inter-provincial team competition the first two days over 36 holes. Today is the second and final day. The individual competition is four days and 72 holes. A total of four entrants are from Saskatchewan, including Brooklin Fry of Shell Lake and Sarah Grieve of Saskatoon.
Saskatoon Amateur Softball Association:
Vic Loewen Women’s Division Playoffs
Solar Eclipse vs Lunar Eclipse—doubleheader at 6:30 p.m. at Glenn Reeve #8
(First two games of best-of-three final)
Keith McLean Men’s Division—4 games
Bruno Merchants vs Saskatoon Angels—doubleheader at 6-45 p.m. at Bob Van Impe Stadium
Delisle Diamond Dogs vs Saskatoon Cubs—doubleheader at 6-45 p.m. at Joe Gallagher Field
Major League Baseball:
American League—4 day games, 2 night, including
Toronto Blue Jays at Oakland Athletics—1:35 p.m.
Inter-League–1 day game
Cincinnati Reds at Detroit Tigers—11:10 a.m.
National League—1 day game, 4 night
Hockey Canada’s Summer Under-18 Men’s Team Selection Camp continues today in Calgary. Among the 44 players vying for a spot on the Canadian team that will take part in the re-branded Hlinka-Gretzky Cup are goaltender Nolan Maier and centre Kirby Dach of the Saskatoon Blades. The Hlinka-Gretzky Cup runs August 6th through 11th in Red Deer and Edmonton.
The Canadian Football League returns to action tomorrow when Week 8 of the season starts with 2 games, including the Saskatchewan Roughriders visiting the Edmonton Eskimos. The Green and White have 3 wins, 3 losses for 6 points…good for 4th place in the West Division. Edmonton has 4 wins, 2 losses for 8 pts…tied for 2nd place in the West. The Riders’ next home game is Sunday, August 19th against the Calgary Stampeders. Game time is 5 p.m. at Mosaic Stadium in Regina.