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 16, United States 7
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.
Team Canada 6 United States 5 (OT)
Sweden 2, Russia 1
Fifth Place Game
Czech Republic 8, Slovakia 3
Seventh Place Game
Finland 8, Switzerland 2
Canadian Football League–Week 9 of the season continues:
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 29, Hamilton Tiger-Cats 23
(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.
Simcoe, Ontario Braves 10, Saskatoon Selects 0
Saskatoon Selects 13, Newfoundland Elite 3
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
B-C 3, Saskatchewan 0
Saskatchewan 1, B-C 0
Major League Baseball:
Tampa Bay 7 Toronto 0
Boston 19 Baltimore 12
Texas 12 N.Y. Yankees 7
Detroit 5 Minnesota 3
Chicago White Sox 1 Cleveland 0
Seattle 5 Houston 2
L.A. Angels 4 Oakland 3
Chicago Cubs 3 Washington 2
Cincinnati 3 Arizona 0
N.Y. Mets 6 Miami 2
Atlanta 10 Milwaukee 1
Colorado 5 L.A. Dodgers 4
San Diego 2 Philadelphia 0
San Francisco 13 Pittsburgh 10
St. Louis 7 Kansas City 0