SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
The World Junior Lacrosse Championship continues today and runs through Sunday at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Three teams are taking part in the round-robin plus final format. On today’s schedule…
Canada vs United States—7:30 p.m.
The 2018 Hlinka-Gretzky Cup resumes today with semi-final and placement games. Canada finished the preliminary round-robin with 3 wins, 0 losses for 9 points…good for 1st place in Pool A. The Canadian team includes a trio of Saskatoon Blades…goaltender Nolan Maier and centre Kirby Dach while Bridge City Bunch head coach Mitch Love is an assistant coach with Team Canada. On today’s schedule…
Team Canada vs United States—7 p.m. at Edmonton
Russia vs Sweden—3 p.m. at Edmonton
Fifth Place Game
Czech Republic vs vs Slovakia—4 p.m.
Seventh Place Game
Switzerland vs Finland—Noon
There’s live thoroughbred horse racing tonight at Marquis Downs. First post time is 6-35 p.m.
S-I-R points race Number 10 goes today at Saskatchewan International Raceway. Gates open to the public at 10 a.m. with racing starting at the same time and going through about 7 p.m.
Canadian Football League–Week 9 of the season continues:
Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Winnipeg Blue Bombers—6:30 p.m.
(The Saskatchewan Roughriders are idle until Sunday, August 19th when they play host to the Calgary Stampeders. Game time is 5 p.m. at Mosaic Stadium in Regina. The Green and White have 3 wins, 4 losses for 6 points…good for 4th place in the West Division. Calgary has 7 wins, 0 losses for 14 points…good for 1st place in the West.)
The four-time defending Prairie Football Conference and Canadian Bowl champions Saskatoon Hilltops will open their 2018 P-F-C regular-season schedule on Saturday, August 18th when they visit the Regina Thunder at Mosaic Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m. with the broadcast at 6:30 p.m. on 92-9, THE BULL. The Hilltops regular-season home opener is Saturday, August 25th when they host the Calgary Colts. Kick-off time is 7 p.m. at Saskatoon Minor Football Field.
On the fast-pitch softball diamonds…
The Canadian Under-19 Women’s Championship continues today and runs through Sunday in Surrey, B-C. A total of 24 teams were taking part going into the playoffs. The Saskatoon Selects finished preliminary play with 4 wins, 3 losses…tied for 9th place.
The Canadian Under-14 Boys Championship continues today and runs through Sunday in Stouffville, Ontario. A total of eight teams are taking part in the round-robin plus playoffs format, including the Saskatoon Selects. They have 2 wins, 3 losses…good for 6th place. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Selects vs Simcoe, Ontario Braves—9 a.m.
Saskatoon Selects vs Newfoundland Elite—1:30 p.m.
The Western Canadian Under-16 Girls and Boys Championships continue today and run through Sunday in Kelowna, B-C.
The 2018 Baseball Canada Cup, for players aged 17-and-under, continues today and runs through Sunday in Moncton, New Brunswick. Ten provincial all-star teams are taking part, including Saskatchewan, in the two-pool round-robin plus playoffs format. Saskatchewan has 0 wins, 1 loss…tied for 6th place. On Saskatchewan’s schedule today…
Saskatchewan 2 Quebec 1
Saskatchewan vs B-C—11 a.m.
Saskatchewan vs B-C—4:30 p.m.
Major League Baseball:
American League—7 night games, including
Toronto Blue Jays vs Tampa Bay Rays—5:07 p.m.
Inter-League—1 night game
St. Louis Cardinals at Kansas City Royals—6:15 p.m.
National League—1 day game, 6 night