/SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
Canadian Football League–Week 10 of the season starts:
Ottawa RedBlacks at Winnipeg Blue Bombers—6:30 p.m.
(The Saskatchewan Roughriders are off 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.)
On the race tracks…
It’s Points Race Number 10 at Saskatchewan International Raceway (S-I-R). Gates open to the public open at 10 a.m. with racing underway at about the same time…running until about 7 p.m.
The Saskatoon Stock Car Racing Association holds the Show and Shine Kickoff tonight at Wyant Group Raceway. Racing in the Pro Truck, Sportsman, Mini Stock and Street Stock divisions starts at 7 p.m. Gates open to the public at 6 p.m.
There’s live thoroughbred horse racing tonight at Marquis Downs. First post time is 6:35 p.m.
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 3 wins, 1 loss…tied for 2nd place. Synergy has 2 wins, 2 losses…tied for 4th place. The Lady Diamondbacks have 1 win, 3 losses…tied for 7th place. Today’s action starts at 9:30 a.m. On the Saskatoon team schedules…
G-Force vs Calahoo, Alberta Erins—9:30 a.m. at B-V-I
Lady Diamondbacks vs Manitoba—Noon at J-G-F
Synergy vs Calahoo, Alberta Erins—1:30 p.m. at B-V-I
Lady Diamondbacks vs Newfoundland—3:30 p.m. at B-V-I
G-Force vs Kars Aces—6:30 p.m. at B-V-I
Synergy vs North Delta, B-C–7 p.m. at J-G-F
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 5 wins, 1 loss…tied for 1st place. The Delisle Pride have 3 wins, 2 losses…tied for 6th place. The Shellbrook Rangers have 1 win, 5 losses…tied for 10th 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 3 wins, 1 loss…tied for 6th place. The Saskatoon Hustlers have 1 win, 3 losses…tied for 12th place. The Prince Albert Aces have 1 win, 3 losses…tied for 12th 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 2 wins, 1 loss…tied for 10th place. The Saskatoon Hustlers have 1 win, 2 losses…tied for 12th place. The Saskatoon Raiders have 0 wins, 3 losses…tied for 23rd 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. The Cubs have 0 wins, 1 loss…tie for 3rd place in Pool A. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Cubs vs B-C—9 a.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. The Cardinals have 0 wins, 1 loss…tied for 3rd place in Pool A. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Cardinals vs B-C—7 a.m.
Saskatoon Cardinals vs Oildome, Manitoba—1 p.m.
The following Western Canada Baseball Championships continue 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—7 night games, including
Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees—5:05 p.m.
Inter-League—1 night game
Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners—8:10 p.m.
National League—7 night games
The four-time defending Prairie Football Conference and Canadian Bowl champions Saskatoon Hilltops will open their 2018 P-F-C regular-season schedule tomorrow 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 U of S Huskies football team continues their 2018 training camp with two workouts today at 8:30 and 11:15 a.m. at Griffiths Stadium. The Dogs open the Canada West University Conference schedule on Friday, August 31st when they host the Alberta Golden Bears. Kick-off time is 7 p.m. at Griffiths Stadium. CJWW’s broadcast begins at 6 p.m. with play-by-play at 7 p.m.