SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Canada West University Football Conference—Week 2 starts and ends with 3 games:
Saskatchewan Huskies vs Manitoba Bisons
(Game time is 6 p.m. from Winnipeg. CJWW’s broadcast begins at 5 p.m. with play-by-play at 6 p.m. The Dogs have 1 win, 0 losses for 2 points…tied for 1st place. Manitoba has 0 wins, 1 loss for 0 points…tied for 4th place. The Huskies’ next home game is Friday, September 14th when they host the Calgary Dinos. Kick-off time is 7 p.m. at Griffiths Stadium.)
U-B-C Thunderbirds at Calgary Dinos—5:30 p.m.
Regina Rams vs Alberta Golden Bears—7 p.m. at Edmonton
Saskatoon High School Football League—4 games:
Bethlehem at Prince Albert-Carlton—6:30 p.m.
Marion Graham vs E-D Feehan—3 p.m.
North Battleford vs Evan Hardy—5:15 p.m.
Holy Cross vs Aden Bowman—7:30 p.m.
(The last 3 games all at Saskatoon Minor Football Field)
Canadian Football League–Week 13 of the season starts:
Ottawa RedBlacks at B-C Lions—8 p.m.
(The Saskatchewan Roughriders return to action tomorrow when they visit the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Green and White have 6 wins, 4 losses for 12 points…tied for 2nd place in the West Division. Winnipeg has 5 wins, 6 losses for 10 points…good for 4th place in the West. The Riders’ next home game is Saturday, September 15th when they host the Ottawa RedBlacks. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Mosaic Stadium in Regina.)
The Prairie Football Conference is idle until Sunday when Week 4 starts and ends with the Edmonton Huskies at Regina. The Saskatoon Hilltops are off until Saturday, September 15th when they visit the Calgary Colts. Game time is 7 p.m. with the broadcast at 6:30 p.m. on 92-9, THE BULL. The Toppers have 3 wins, 0 losses for 6 points…good for 1st place. Calgary has 0 wins, 3 losses for 0 points…good for 6th place. The Hilltops next home game is Saturday, September 22nd when they host the Regina Thunder. Kick-off time is 7 p.m. at Saskatoon Minor Football Field.
There’s live thoroughbred horse racing tonight at Marquis Downs. First post time is 6:35 p.m.
On the high school beat:
The first Saskatoon high school cross-country running event goes today. The “Juiced to Run” Fun Run event starts at 4:15 p.m. at Harvey Park North.
Saskatoon High School Girls Soccer League—Exhibition
Evan Hardy vs Aden Bowman—4:30 p.m. at Lakewood Park
The Canadian Senior Men’s Golf Championship continues and winds up today in Bathurst, New Brunswick. The individual competition runs 72 holes, today through tomorrow. Among the Saskatchewan contingent to make the cut is Colin Coben of Delisle.
Western Hockey League pre-season–7 games:
Regina Pats at Brandon Wheat Kings—6:30 p.m.
Medicine Hat Tigers at Moose Jaw Warriors—7 p.m.
Calgary Hitmen at Edmonton Oil Kings—7 p.m.
Kelowna Rockets at Kamloops Blazers—8 p.m.
Victoria Royals at Vancouver Giants—8 p.m.
Seattle Thunderbirds vs Kootenay ICE—4 p.m. at Kennewick, Wa.
Portland Winterhawks vs Tri-City Americans—8 p.m. at Kennewick
(The Saskatoon Blades return to action tomorrow night when they host the Prince Albert Raiders. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Legends Centre in Warman. The Blue and Gold have 4 wins, 0 losses, 0 extra time losses in the pre-season. The Raiders have 0 wins, 2 losses, 0 extra time losses in the pre-season. The Bridge City Bunch will host a pre-season game on Thursday against Regina, 7 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. 98-COOL will have the broadcast of that game, starting at 6 p.m. Saskatoon opens the regular-season on Friday, September 21st in Swift Current. The Blades will host the Broncos in their regular-season home opener on Saturday, September 22nd at SaskTel Centre with a 7 p.m. first faceoff.
P-A opens the regular-season on Friday, September 21st when they host the Regina Pats. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Art Hauser Centre.)
Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League pre-season—5 games:
Melfort Mustangs at Humboldt Broncos—7:30 p.m.
La Ronge Ice Wolves at Battlefords North Stars—7:30 p.m.
Nipawin Hawks at Flin Flon Bombers—6:30 p.m.
Notre Dame Hounds at Melville Millionaires—7:30 p.m.
Estevan Bruins at Weyburn Red Wings—7:30 p.m.
Saskatchewan Midget Triple-A Hockey League pre-season:
Yorkton Maulers at Tisdale Trojans—7:30 p.m.
Major League Baseball:
American League—7 night games, including
Toronto Blue Jays vs Cleveland Indians—5:07 p.m.
Inter-League—1 night game
St. Louis Cardinals at Detroit Tigers—5:10 p.m.
National League—7 night games