SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
On the fast-pitch softball diamonds…
The Canadian Women’s Championship continues today and runs through Sunday at Bob Van Impe Stadium and Joe Gallagher Field in Saskatoon. A total of nine teams are taking part in the round-robin plus playoffs format, including three teams from Saskatoon. G-Force has 1 win, 1 loss…tied for 4th place. Synergy has 1 win, 1 loss…tied for 4th place. The Lady Diamondbacks have 0 wins, 2 losses…tied for 7th place. Today’s action starts at 9:30 a.m. On the Saskatoon team schedules…
Lady Diamondbacks vs G-Force—11:30 a.m. at B-V-I
Synergy vs Carnduff Southeast Steelers—1 p.m. at J-G-F
Lady Diamondbacks vs Kars Aces—3:30 p.m. at B-V-I
G-Force vs Manitoba—6:30 p.m. at B-V-I
Synergy vs Newfoundland—8:30 p.m. at B-V-I
The Canadian Under-19 Men’s Championship continues today and runs through Sunday in Napanee, Ontario. A total of 12 teams are taking part, including three from Saskatchewan. The Prince Albert Astros have 3 wins, 0 losses…tied for 1st place. The Delisle Pride have 2 wins, 2 losses…tied for 4th place. The Shellbrook Rangers have 1 win, 3 losses…tied for 7th place.
The Canadian Under-16 Girls Championship continues today and runs through Sunday in Winnipeg. A total of 20 teams are taking part, including three from Saskatchewan. The Twin City Angels have 1 win, 1 loss…tied for 8th place. The Saskatoon Hustlers have 1 win, 1 loss…tied for 8th place. The Prince Albert Aces have 0 wins, 2 losses…tied for 14th place.
The Canadian Under-14 Girls Championship continues today and runs through Sunday in Montreal. A total of 26 teams are taking part, including three from Saskatchewan. The Prince Albert Aces have 1 win, 0 losses…tied for 3rd place. The Saskatoon Hustlers have 0 wins, 1 loss…tied for 16th place. The Saskatoon Raiders have 0 wins, 2 losses…tied for 24th place.
The following Baseball Canada Championships start today and run through Sunday…
The 18-and-under Men’s event in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The Saskatoon Cubs are among 10 teams taking part in the two-pool round-robin plus playoff format. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Cubs vs London, Ontario—3 p.m.
The 13-and-under Boys National Western event in Brandon. The Saskatoon Cardinals are among eight teams taking part in the two-pool round-robin plus playoff format. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Cardinals vs Red Deer—11:30 a.m.
The following Western Canada Baseball Championships start today and run through Sunday…
Pee Wee Girls in Spruce Grove, Alberta
Bantam Boys in Winkler, Manitoba
Midget Boys in North Shore, B-C
Senior Men’s in Moose Jaw
Major League Baseball:
American League—1 day game, 3 night, including
Toronto Blue Jays at Kansas City Royals—6:15 p.m.
National League—1 doubleheader, 4 night
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 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 off until Friday when Week 10 of the season starts with Ottawa at Winnipeg. The Saskatchewan Roughriders are idle until Sunday 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…tied for 4th place in the West Division. Calgary has 7 wins, 0 losses for 14 points…good for 1st place in the West.