SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 7
The Saskatoon Hilltops continue their main, fall training camp tonight at their new clubhouse on Kilburn Avenue and the adjoining Ron Atchison Field. The four-time defending Prairie Football Conference and Canadian Bowl champions will play their one and only exhibition game…once again, against the Hilltops Alumni…on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Saskatoon Minor Football Field. The Toppers 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.
The Canadian Football League is idle until Thursday when Week 9 of the season starts with Edmonton at B-C. The Saskatchewan Roughriders are off 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 Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championship continues today and runs through Thursday in Duncan, B-C. A total of 252 golfers will take part in the four-day, 72-hole stroke play individual competition. Today is Day 2. In addition, the first two days features the inter-provincial team championship over 36 holes. Today is the second and final day. Nine entrants are from Saskatchewan.
The 2018 Hlinka-Gretzky Cup continues today and runs through Saturday in Edmonton and Red Deer. Eight teams are taking part, including Team Canada, split into two pools of four for preliminary round-robin play plus playoffs. Canada has 1 win, 0 losses for 3 points…tied 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 Slovakia—7 p.m. at Edmonton
Czech Republic vs Russia—3 p.m. at Red Deer
Switzerland vs Sweden—3 p.m. at Edmonton
United States vs Finland—7 p.m. at Red Deer
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 are taking part in the pool round-robin plus playoffs format, including the Saskatoon Selects. The Selects have 1 win, 0 losses…tied for 7th place. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Selects vs Victoria Devils—12:15 p.m.
Saskatoon Selects vs Calgary Adrenaline—7:15 p.m.
Major League Baseball:
American League—6 night games, including
Toronto Blue Jays vs Boston Red Sox—5:07 p.m.
Inter-League—1 day game, 2 night
National League—1 doubleheader, 5 night games