Prairie Football Conference—Week 1 of the season starts with 2 games:
Saskatoon Hilltops vs 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.)
Edmonton Wildcats at Winnipeg Rifles—6 p.m.
Canadian Football League–Week 10 of the season continues with 2 games:
B-C Lions at Toronto Argonauts—2 p.m.
Montreal Alouettes at Edmonton Eskimos—7 p.m.
(The Saskatchewan Roughriders return to action tomorrow 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.)
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.
On the race tracks…
It’s Points Race Number 11 at Saskatchewan International Raceway (S-I-R). In addition, there’s the “Southwinds Showndown”, S-I-R’s Fastest Street Car Shootout and all kinds of feature cars, ranging from Jet Cars, Funny Cars, Blown Alcohol Altereds and Dragsters and Pro Mods. Qualifying begins at 9 a.m., eliminations at Noon. Feature cars wills start at 3 p.m. and run until about 9 p.m.
There’s live thoroughbred horse racing tonight at Marquis Downs. First post time is 6:35 p.m.
The 20th annual Golf Saskatchewan Mixed Team Championship starts today and runs through tomorrow at Elk Ridge Resort.
The Saskatchewan Open Cup Soccer Championships continue today and run through tomorrow at the SaskTel Sports Centre. The female and male champions advance to the 2018 Canada Soccer National Championships in October in Saskatoon. On today’s schedule…
Saskatoon H-U-S-A Alumni F-C vs Regina F-C—5 p.m.
On the fast-pitch softball diamonds…
The Canadian Women’s Championship continues today and runs through tomorrow at Bob Van Impe Stadium and Joe Gallagher Field in Saskatoon. A total of nine teams were taking part in the round-robin plus playoffs format, including three teams from Saskatoon. G-Force finished preliminary play with 3 wins, 3 losses… tied for 5th place. Synergy had 2 wins, 4 losses…good for 7th place. The Lady Diamondbacks had 3 wins, 3 losses…tied for 5th place. Today’s action starts at 11 a.m.
The Canadian Under-19 Men’s Championship continues today and runs through tomorrow in Napanee, Ontario. It’s playoff time. A total of 12 teams were taking part, including three from Saskatchewan. The Prince Albert Astros finished with 6 wins, 2 losses…tied for 2nd place. The Delisle Pride had 5 wins, 3 losses…tied for 5th place. The Shellbrook Rangers had 2 wins, 6 losses…tied for 8th place.
The Canadian Under-16 Girls Championship continues today and runs through tomorrow in Winnipeg. It’s playoff time. A total of 20 teams were taking part, including three from Saskatchewan. The Twin City Angels finished with 3 wins, 3 losses…tied for 10th place. The Saskatoon Hustlers had 2 wins, 4 losses…tied for 13th place. The Prince Albert Aces had 1 win, 5 losses…tied for 15th place.
The Canadian Under-14 Girls Championship continues today and runs through tomorrow in Montreal. It’s playoff time. A total of 26 teams were taking part, including three from Saskatchewan. The Prince Albert Aces finished with 3 wins, 2 losses…tied for 7th place. The Saskatoon Hustlers had 2 wins, 3 losses…tied for 16th place. The Saskatoon Raiders had 0 wins, 5 losses…tied for 24th place.
The following Baseball Canada Championships continue today and run through tomorrow…
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, 2 losses…good for 8th place in Pool A. On their schedule today…
Saskatoon Cubs vs Quebec—8:30 a.m.
Saskatoon Cubs vs New Brunswick—2 p.m.
The 13-and-under Boys National Western event in Brandon. It’s playoff time. The Saskatoon Cardinals are among eight teams taking part in the two-pool round-robin plus playoff format. The Cardinals finished with 1 win, 2 losses…good for 6th place in Pool A.
The following Western Canada Baseball Championships continue today and run through tomorrow…
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—3 day games, 4 night, including
Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees—11:05 a.m.
Inter-League—1 night game
Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners—8:10 p.m.
National League—1 day game, 6 night